Ballycastle >Local News
  5th July '23


The death occurred on 1st July of Walter Jackson, Mullolagher, Longford and formerly of Ballinglen, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to his wife Mary, daughter Ella, son Andrew, parents Walter & Betty, sisters Geraldine and Doris, brothers David, Brian and Cecil, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.


Sympathy is extended to Fr. John Loftus, P.P. Ballycastle, on the death of his mother

Dr. Angela Loftus, Gurteens, Ballina and to the Loftus family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Maura Dowd (née McHale), New York and late of Corrower, Ballycastle who died recently.

May she rest in peace.




Senior League 3B:

Ballycastle v Lahardane on Saturday 9th July at 12.00noon in Ballycastle.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Kevin & Becca, last week's winners (€205).

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


25 Card Game

Weekly 25 Card Game in Ballycastle GAA Clubhouse every Tuesday at 8.30pm.

Tea and refreshments served.


The Ronan Clarke 10K run 5K Run/Walk

The 2023 Ronan Clarke 10K run & 5K run/walk in aid of Mayo/Roscommon Hospice & Killala GAA benevolent fund takes place on Sunday July 23rd at 12 noon. Registration takes place in Killala Community Centre from 11a.m. Special guest on the day is Joe Brolly. All support will be appreciated.


Ballinglen Gallery

The Odyssey and Segment Drawings – Samuel Walsh will run until 24th July.


Céide Coast Half Marathon

Céide Coast Half Marathon and 10k Coastal Challenge will take place on Saturday 23rd September

at 12noon. Registration is online only


Céide Fields

Céide Fields Centre open 7 days a week 10am – 6pm. with last admission at 5.15pm.

Free admission on the first Wednesday of the month.


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.


Lough Derg 2023 Pilgrimage Season

Three day Pilgrimage opens Thursday 1st June until Tuesday 15th August (last day to begin Sunday 13th). Adm €80. Booking advised. Concessions available for students, seniors and groups. One day retreats available in May. Adm €45. Booking essential. Concessions available for groups. Contact details . email .

Phone 071 9861518


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:


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Jim (Anniversary) & Teresa McDonnell

James & Kathleen Tighe & Aidan Tighe, Carramore

Fr. Brian Conlon


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Johnny Tighe (Anniversary)

Nora Doherty, London & Ballymachugh (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday: As Arranged




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Deceased Delaney, McNulty & Carey Family Members