Ballycastle >Local News
5th August '09



The death occurred last week of Seán Scott, Ballinglen. Sympathy is extended to his wife Anne, sons John & Kenneth, daughter Leanne, grandchildren, relatives and friends.


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Bill Freeland, Carrowcur who died recently.


No's drawn on Saturday 1st August '09 were: 2. 6. 15. 20.    No Jackpot winner so Jackpot now stands at 16,900euro.   Next draw will take place in Polkes.

Five envelopes drawn:

Mary Doherty, Céide Court , Ballycastle

John Barrett, Doonadoba

Emily Nallon, Belderrig

Kathleen Lynch, Glenlossera

Patricia Forde, c/o Seaview


Cake Sale

Cake Sale in St. John's Hall, Ballycastle on Saturday 15th August at 8.30p.m. with home-made cakes, buns, bread, jams, garden produce and other items. Gifts of any kind welcome. Prize for ‘Guess the weight of the cake' and spot prizes on door tickets. Admission €3. Children free.

All proceeds in aid of St. John's Church , Ballycastle, Restoration Fund.

Tidy Towns

Annual Church Gate collection will be held on Saturday 22nd and Sunday 23rd August.

Art Exhibition

Ballycastle Women's Art Group 12 th Annual Exhibition ‘Solas' continues in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle.

The Resource Centre is open Monday – Friday from 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m

Tel: 096-43946/43407.



The Annual Tom Langan Tournament took place on Sunday last in Tom Langan Park . Ballycastle were defeated by Kilmaine in the first game. Kilfian defeated Lacken in the second game. In the final, Kilmaine defeated Kilfian to win the Tournament.


North Mayo Minor A Championship: Stephenites v Naomh Pádraig on Friday 7th August at 7.00p.m.

Junior Championship: Ballycastle v Achill on Saturday 8th August at 7.00p.m.


Vintage Society

West Coast Vintage Society meeting on Tuesday 11th August at 9.30p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Outdoor Masses

Sunday 9th August: Belderrig Graveyard at 6.00p.m.

Doonfeeney and Kilbride Graveyards – to be decided later


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m .

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Joe O'Donnell (Anniversary)

Tuesday: Moyles Family (Glenurla)

Wednesday: James O'Donnell (Anniversary) & Teresa

Wednesday 8.00p.m. : Bridget Tomas (Anniversary)

Thursday: Deceased Bourke & Dempsey Families

Friday 8.00p.m. : Deceased Healy Family (Cabintown) ( 7.45p.m. Rosary & St. Pio Novena)

Saturday Vigil: Michael Tomas

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Peggy Hughes & John & Deceased Family (Kilbride)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Mary Hefferon

Sunday: Mary Boyle



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh

Sunday: Nuala Delaney



Saturday Vigil: Cliona Maughan, Tony O'Donnell, Áine O'Donnell

Sunday: Jason Maughan, Emma Maughan, David McDonnell



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

7.30p.m. : Breda McNulty, Peggy Flannery

8.00p.m. : Susan Tighe, Peggy Tighe


Community Care:

Cook : Madeline Gaughan

Driver: Collette Hyland