Ballycastle >Local News
  5th August '20

Church Notices

St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle and St. Teresa's Church, Belderrig have reopened for public Masses.

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church:

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: John & Bridie Maughan; Noel Deane;

Joe O'Donnell (Anniversary); Francie Healy

Saturday (8th August) 7.00p.m.: Michael, Seán & Carmel Walker ;

Joe & Gertie Loughran

Sunday (9th August) 11.30a.m.: Michael & Kathleen Bourke (Doonfeeney)


St. Teresa's Church:

Sunday (9th August) 10.00a.m.: Michael, Bridget, Willie & Geraldine Noone;

Anne & Seán McKeon


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.



Junior Championship Result:

Ballycastle: 0 – 6; Cill Chomain: 0 – 13.


Junior Championship Round 2:

Shrule/Glencorrib v Ballycastle on Sunday August 9th at 3.00p.m.


50/50 Draw:

Ballycastle GAA Club held their 50/50 Draw on Sunday 2nd August.

Congratulations to the winner Jason O'Neill (€168.00).

Tickets can be purchased in McNamees XL, Siopa Suifinn and the Post office - €2 each or three envelopes for €5. It is also possible to play online at


Céide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is now open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street , Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

An Exhibition of work from the collection in Gallery 1 & Gallery 2 titled

“28 Years Rambling through the Landscape”.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.

First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.

Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open.. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901 and for evening sessions

(5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.

Garda in attendance

Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.