Ballycastle >Local News
  5th April '23


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Jason O'Neill and Marian Haran who were married recently.


Drink Tea for MND!

A fundraising initiative to support the Irish Motor Neurone Disease Association will be held in the Community Hall Ballycastle on Sunday 16th April 12.30pm - 3.30pm - ‘Drink tea for MND'
There are more than 400 people affected by this cruel and debilitating disease all across Ireland.
Please come along on the day and support this worthy cause, which will help to ensure that every person living with MND receives the dedicated care and support they need and if you can't make it on the day you can donate on the link below:



25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at the new time of 8.30pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Cauleen Barrett, last week's winner (€186).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre open 7days a week 10am – 5pm. with last admission 45 minutes before closing.

Free admission on the first Wednesday of the month.


Ballinglen Museum & Art Gallery

The Ballinglen Gallery: Desire Lines | Debbie Dawson & Helle Helsner
Curated by Róísín Foley.
March 16th - April 28th


The Ballinglen Museum of Art: Recent Acquisitions from The Permanent Collection

March 16th - May 30th.

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co Mayo F26 X5N3


Powerfit Coaching

Classes on Mondays and Wednesdays in Ballycastle Community Hall  at 7.30p.m.  All levels of fitness welcome. Pay as you go €10 per class or €95 for the twelve classes.


Ballycastle Community Hall

Ballycastle Community Hall is available to hire for all functions. For all Hall or Gym bookings please contact 086 0667192, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Monday to Friday 9am – 9pm

Saturday 9am – 1pm

Closed on Sundays.


Church Notices

Weekday Masses will be celebrated at 11.00a.m.


Mass 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:


Tuesday 11.00a.m.:

All who are ill in the community


Wednesday 7.00p.m.:

Penance Service


Holy Thursday 8.00p.m.: Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper

Mary Connor (Month's Mind)


Good Friday 11.00a.m.:

Stations of the Cross


Good Friday 3.00p.m.:

Celebration of the Lord's Passion


Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 8.00p.m.:

Anthony Walsh


Easter Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Mickey Burke (Anniversary)

Francie (Anniversary) & Annie Donoghue & Deceased Family Members

Mary (Anniversary) & Jim McHale


Eucharist Ministers:

Holy Thursday: Paddy McDonnell, Louise Kelly

Good Friday: Kathleen Donnelly, Mary Boyle

Holy Saturday: Bridget Langan, Susan Murphy, Geraldine Dunican

Easter Sunday: Anne O'Donnell, Mary Carden



Holy Thursday: Ciarán Kenny

Good Friday: Martina Gardiner, Geraldine Dunican

Holy Saturday: Florrie McBrien, Elizabeth O'Donnell, Martina Gardiner

Easter Sunday: Michael A. O'Connor




Wednesday 6.00p.m.:

Penance Service


Holy Thursday 6.00p.m.:

Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper


Good Friday 6.00p.m.:

Celebration of the Lord's Passion


Holy Saturday Easter Vigil 6.00p.m.:

People of the Parish


Easter Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Paddy Gilvarry (Month's Mind)