Ballycastle >Local News
4th April '18

                                                     An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency     



No's drawn on 2nd April were: 2. 6. 10. 14. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €5,900. Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Jason Ruane, Ballycastle

Patrick McDonnell, Carrowniskey

Phill Healy, Seaview

Francie Ruane, Ballycastle

Frankie & Elaine Scanlon, Ballycastle


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Ann Christopher "Changing Spaces" opens on Saturday 7th April from 8 - 10pm and runs until the 27th of April 2018. Everyone Welcome, Refreshments Served.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

Tel/Fax: 096 43184, Email:



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Ann Munnelly (nee Nealon), Lacken Cross who died recently.

May she rest in peace.


Golf Society

Results from outing to Belmullet Golf Club:

1st : Dominic Flanagan 36pts 
2nd : David Finnerty 35pts
3rd : Brian Forde 30pts
Nearest the pin: Tony Gallagher 
Longest drive: Allen Kelly
Next outing to be arranged.
Contact Allen Kelly on 0868672002 for more information.
Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 





Ballycastle v Ardagh on Saturday 7th April at 6.00p.m. in Tom Langan Park , Ballycastle.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Mary Burke, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€257).


Wool has been donated. We need ideas. Come along to the Resource Centre on Tuesday 10th April at 8.00p.m. and brainstorm over tea/coffee. Look forward to seeing you there.



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 9th April at 8.30p.m. Guaranteed Jackpot of €300.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop (in the Resource Centre) is now open Monday – Friday from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Annual Membership now due.


Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

First Communion in Ballycastle will be celebrated on Sunday 20th May .


Masses this week:

Monday 12.00noon.: Mickey Burke (Anniversary)

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 8.00p.m.: Anthony Walsh

Thursday 10.00a.m.: Jack Killeen (1st Anniversary)

Friday: Wedding Mass

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Tom Corcoran & Deceased Members of Corcoran & Langan Families

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary (Anniversary) & Jim McHale


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As arranged



Saturday Vigil: As arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As arranged



Saturday Vigil: Liam & Niamh Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elise Touhill, Cillian Scott