Ballycastle >Local News
6th June '18


Best Wishes

Good Luck to all the students doing their Junior and Leaving Certificate examinations.


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Tom Gaughan, Rathoonagh and Britney Bayer, USA who got married in St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle on Friday 1st June.



No's drawn on 5th June were: 8. 21. 23. 29. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €6,800. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Michéal Tomas, Ballyglass

Katie Ruddy, Ballycastle

Martin McDonnell, Main Street

Ray Tighe, c/o Healys

Dillon Cooke, Behy



The death occurred recently of Helen Munnelly, Seaview and formerly of Carrowcullen, Ballycastle. Sympathy is extended to her brothers and sisters, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace .


Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Veronica Smyth who died in New York recently (sister of Tommy Carey, Doonfeeney).

May she rest in peace.



Congratulations to Cillian Langan, winner of last week's 50/50 Draw (€239).


New community text on WhatsApp - text your name and number to Máirtin Flannery on 0863225128 if you would like to be added. 



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 11th June at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €800 in 51 numbers.


Children's Summer Workshop

The Ballinglen Arts Foundation: Children's Summer Art Workshop 9th & 10th July 2018 from 10.00am - 1.00pm. Age: 5 - 12 years, €8 per day or €12 for both days per child.

For more Information and Booking Tel: 096 43184 or Email:

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


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Nataly Maier "Metropolis and Bows" in The Ballinglen Gallery runs until 27th July 2018. The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo. Tel/Fax: 096 43184 Email:


Water Safety

Water Safety week commencing on Saturday 7th July at 2.00p.m. on Lacken Pier.

All enquiries to Anne Healy at 096-43180 after 7.00p.m.


Golf Society

Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 


Craft Shop

Craft Shop/Tourist Information (in the Resource Centre) is now open Monday – Friday

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

Ballycastle Cycling Club spins every Sunday morning at 8am, every ability catered for.


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

Community Hall

Opening times for the Gymnasium in Ballycastle Community Hall are:

Monday – Friday 9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. and 5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Saturday 10.00a.m. – 1.30p.m.

Prices: €5 per visit, €20 per month, €50 for 3 months or €120 per year.


Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday: No Mass

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Mass in Creevagh National School

Friday 8.00p.m.: Michael Bell (Anniversary)

Saturday 12.00noon: Phil Hunt (Month's Mind)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: James & Celia Jordan & Deceased Family Members

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Breege Meyler (Anniversary). Frankie Bonner (Anniversary)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elizabeth O'Donnell



Saturday Vigil: As Arranged

Sunday 11.30a.m.: As Arranged