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  5th October '22


Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

Best of luck to all who are taking part in the Céide Coast Half Marathon and

10k Coastal Challenge on Saturday next 8th October.

Registration is online only and will close on Thursday 6th October at 8.00p.m.

Entry for 10K is €28 and for Half Marathon €39.50.

Register now at


Harvest Thanksgiving

Harvest Thanksgiving in St. John's Church, Ballycastle on Friday 14th October

at 7.30p.m. and all are welcome.


Community Hall Barn Dance

The Ballycastle Community Hall Events Committee are holding a Barn Dance (in the Hall) on Saturday 15th October at 8pm. Special guests include Trevor Moyles and The Paul Kelly Band.

Monster raffle also on the night. Great night guaranteed.

Tickets are on sale for €15.00 at Ballycastle Post Office and McDonnell's petrol station in Killala and also on  


PowerFit Coaching

PowerFit Coaching will be starting keep fit classes in Ballycastle Hall for all levels of fitness.

Please contact 086 1690028 or to sign up.


G.A.A. News


Mayo Junior B Football Championship Semi Final:

Ballycastle v Achill on Sunday 16th October at 12.00noon in Bangor.



Mayo Junior B Football Championship Quarter Final:

Ballycastle: 3 – 12; Lacken: 0 – 5.

Ballycastle Team:

Jason O'Neill; Dean Kelly, Martin Sweeney, Fionnan Caulfield (0-2);

Kevin Healy (1-0), Ciarán McDonnell (0-1), Michael Tighe; Fergal Forde (0-2, 1f), Shane Grier (0-1); Conor Barrett (0-1), Dermot Kelly, Shane Maughan; Finn McDermott Cox (0-1),

Micheál Forde (0-3, 1f, 1m), Eoin McDonnell (2-1).

Subs: Jordan Clarke, Daniel Breslin, Dean Stadler, Tony Carden, Richard Bourke.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Padraig Gilvarry, last week's winner (€151).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Post Office, Healy's Pub,

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at

Ballycastle Community Hall

To book the Hall or Gym please contact 086 3242347, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Only €5 per session, €20 per month or €120 for the year.

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.

Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


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.

Jim Meyler


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

All the sick in the Community



Nuptial Mass of Lorna Hunt and Mark O'Donnell


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Martin & Katie McDonnell & Mary Barrett


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Martin McDonnell, Doonfeeney (Anniversary) & his mother Mary & his sister Mary (Seaview)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Louise Kelly



Saturday Vigil: Ciarán Kenny

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Nuala Delaney




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

Seamus Walsh (1st Anniversary)