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4th October '06



Congratulations and best wishes to Anne Marie McDonnell, Carrowniskey and Derek Murphy, Tuam who were married on Friday 29th September in St. Brigid's Church Ballycastle.



Ballycastle defeated Westport B on Sunday 1st October in Westport.   Ballycastle led by 6 pts

to 5 at half-time.

Final score:   Ballycastle:   2 - 10;   Westport B:   1 – 11.

Ballycastle Team :   Jason O'Neill, Darren Madden, Daniel Forde, Daniel Breslin,

Paul O'Connor, Shane Healy (0-2),   John P. Guiheen, John Madden (1-2),   Aodhan Tighe, Simon Barrett (0-1), Fergus Tighe, Declan Caulfield (0-1), Shane Breslin, Shane Forde (1-4), Michael Jackson.

Subs used :   Fergal O'Connor, Brian Healy, Patrick Tighe.  

Next game is a home game v Kilfian on the weekend of 14th /15th October.


Training on Tuesday and Friday evenings at 9.00p.m.



The Classical Music Group “The Whistleblast Quartet”   performed a very enjoyable recital on Thursday

28th September in St. Brigid's Church, Ballycastle.   Well Done to the children of Ballycastle National School who performed an excellent piece with the Quartet.  



No.'s drawn on Saturday 30th   September ‘06 were:   6.   21.   24.   29.   No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at €2,100.   Next draw in Healys.

Five envelopes drawn :

Cathy Deane,   Ballycastle

Michael Cooke, Behy

Seamus Lavelle, Ballycastle

P. J. McCann, Belderrig

Paul Doherty, Ballymacue



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Delia Commins, Moygownagh and late of Kilfian who died on Saturday 30th September   (Mother of Rita McLucas).

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Nan Gillespie (Sister of the late Bridget Tighe, Larragon) who died recently and Mary McMahon, Ballina who died recently at Céide.


Social Housing

The development of Social Housing in Ballycastle is about to commence.   The Committee invite locals to suggest a name for the new Estate, keeping in mind local place names and any historical background.   Suggestions can be given in to the Resource Centre on Monday 9th October or by telephone to 096 – 43946.

The person with the most appropriate suggestion will be a Guest of Honour at the Sod turning ceremony.


Church Notices

On Sunday next (8th October) at 10.00a.m. Mass from St. Brigid's Church, Ballycastle will be broadcast on Mid-West radio.   There will be no 11.30a.m. Mass that day.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:   Claire Dolan

Tuesday:   Francis Connor & William Carr

Wednesday:   Tony Campbell

Thursday 8.00p.m.:   Anthony Joe Tomas ( Month's Mind )  

Friday 8.00p.m.:   Mary, Annie & Bridget Sweeney (Ballyglass)  

Saturday 10.00a.m.: Johnnie McHale ( Anniversary )

Saturday 8.15p.m.:    Katie McDonnell (Dominick Street)

Sunday 10.00a.m.:   People of the Parish


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil:   Breege Gardiner

Sunday:    Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil:   Michael A. O'Connor

Sunday:    Elizabeth O'Donnell


Adoration: (Tuesday)

7.00p.m.:   Liz Winters, Rose Lavelle

7.30p.m.:   Molly McGarry, Mary Walsh

8.00p.m.:   Eileen Grier, Mary Boyle

8.30p.m.:   John Caulfield, John Morgan


Community Care:

Cook:   Breda O'Toole

Driver:   Tony D'Arcy