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3rd September '08


Art Exhibition

One painting from each artist taking part in this year's Art Exhibition can be seen on the Tourist Information page on this site. The Art Gallery in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle features paintings in different mediums by all the artists, and is open all year round – Monday – Friday from 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.



Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Shane Langan, Ballyknock and Claire Murphy, Moygownagh who were married on Friday 29th August.



No's drawn on Saturday 30th August '08 were: 11. 13. 15. 17. No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 12,100euro. Next draw in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn:

SPA Lavin, Rathlacken

Frances Langan, Ballyknock

Charlotte Dunne, Main Street

Padraig Gardiner, Knockaun

Florence McBrien, Carrowcubic



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Paddy O'Hora, Ballina who died recently (Brother of Gabrielle Gribbin, Ballymachugh ).



U-21C. County Semi Final : Ballycastle v Balla on Friday 5th September at 6.45p.m. in Ardnaree.


Voluntary Housing

Ballycastle Voluntary Housing are pleased to announce that they will be holding theirpre-tenancy meeting on Wednesday 10th September at 6.00p.m. in the Day Care Centre. Successful applicants will be allocated their new home at this meeting.


Fundraising High Tea

The ‘High Tea' Fundraiser, to assist Sr. Loreto in her work with the deprived youth in Nairobi , Kenya , held in Mary's Cottage Kitchen on Sunday evening last, raised the spectacular sum of 2,200euro. The organisers would like to thank all the people who contributed so generously to the fund and also the suppliers who donated food to Mary Munnelly for the occasion.

The organisers wish Sr. Loreto well for the coming year.

Toddler Group

Mother and Toddler Group meet every Friday morning from 9.30a.m. – 12.00noon upstairs in the Resource Centre.



Ladybirds, for girls age 5 – 7 years, meet every Wednesday evening from 6.40 – 7.40p.m. in the Fáilte Room, Lacken.



A 9-week course, ongoing and beginners, commences on Wednesday 24th September from 8.00 – 9.30p.m. in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle. Fee: €100 for 9 weeks, payable at beginning of the course. Booking and Enquiries, phone Ishtar at 096-34901 or 086-1600964 after 15 th September.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Anthony McGuire

Tuesday: Patrick Bourke ( Glenurla )

Wednesday: Pat & Davey Doherty

Thursday: Anthony Joe Tomas

Friday 8.00p.m. : Luke & John Gilligan ( 7.45p.m. St. Pio Novena )

Saturday Vigil: Bridgie ( Anniversary ) & John Collins

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Tony Padden (Anniversary).


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Rose Nealon

Sunday: Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday: Jerome Chambers



7.00p.m. : Bernie Chambers, Mauretti Bn. Uí Fhlatharta

7.30p.m. : Breda McNulty, Peggy Flannery

8.00p.m. : Bridie Farrell, Miriam Burke

8.30p.m. : Susan Tighe, Peggy Tighe


Community Care:

Cook: Phil Healy

Driver: John Kenny