Ballycastle >Local News
  4th August '21



Congratulations to Shannen Flannery,  Seaview place, Ballycastle, Daughter of Máirtin and Rosaleen Flannery, who married Charlie Ward in Boyle, Co. Roscommon last week.


The death occurred on Tuesday 3rd August of Martin Doherty, Suífinn Way, Ballycastle.

Sympathy is extended to his nephews, nieces, cousins, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Removal from Lynn 's Funeral Home, Killala on Friday at 11.30a.m. to St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle for Funeral Mass at 12.00noon. followed by burial in Ballycastle Cemetery .


Ballinglen Exhibitions

Major exhibition: Stoney Road Press: Twenty Years – A Survey is now on in the Ballinglen Museum of Art, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo

The exhibition itself is an important event on the visual arts calendar. It has been
generated and curated by The Ballinglen Museum of Art in partnership with

Stoney Road Press in memory of the co-founder James O'Nolan (1952-2018).
The exhibition will run until 31st October.
The Ballinglen Museum of Art is located on Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26 RX61.

2nd Exhibition

The Ballinglen Gallery: "not yet saved" is an exhibition of new paintings by Mayo artist Jo Killalea.

Opening 4th August until 31st August


Opening hours are 12 – 5 pm   .
Admission is free/donations gladly accepted.
Wheelchair accessible.
The Ballinglen Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26X5N3

For further information contact: Úna Forde 353 (0)96 43184




Mayo Senior League Rd 1 Div 5B:

Ballycastle v Crossmolina Deel Rovers on Sunday 8th August at 2.00p.m. in Tom langan Park, Ballycastle.


50/50 Draw:

Tickets are now available in McNamees XL, John Burkes, Post Office, Belderrig Community Centre

and on-line.


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall gym is now open by appointment only.

Morning sessions from 9am -1pm and evenings from 5pm -9pm.

Contact 089 4607901 mornings and 086 3242347 evenings.

Céide Fields

The Céide Fields outdoor site is open to the public, every day free of charge from 10a.m. to 5pm. The construction work on the exciting all new exhibitions in the Visitor Centre has restarted so the café and toilets will not be available.


Church Notices

Mass on Wednesdays at 11.00a.m. on Saturdays at 7.00p.m. and Sundays at 11.30a.m. in Ballycastle and on Sunday at 10.00a.m. in Belderrig.


Mass intentions for this week:

Wednesday: Deceased Kenny & Kelly Families

Saturday Vigil: Anthony, Bridget, Michael, Vincie & Ann Hoban;

Mary & John Byrne; John & Patrick McDonnell (Kilbride);

Michael John, Gerry & Martin McHale

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Deceased Members of the Madden & Keane Families


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday 7th August 12.00noon: Tommy McHale (1st Anniversary)

Sunday 8 th August 10.00a.m.: Martin Joe O'Boyle