Ballycastle >Local News
  6th March '24


St. Patrick's Day

St. Patrick's Day Parade in Ballycastle takes place on Sunday 17th March after 11.30am Mass starting from the Community Hall. If you wish to get involved, contact Séan O'Grady or Maura Healy.




Ballycastle GAA Club membership is now due for renewal. New members always welcome.

Standard Membership: Adult €70, Family €100, OAP €35, Student €35.

Cairde Membership: Single €240, Family €260.

Benefits of Cairde Membership: Membership, €100 County Board Ticket, 2 Club draw tickets,

weekly entry to the 50/50 lotto for 2024 (worth €110), Option to pay by direct debit.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Dolores Earley, last weekend's winner (€209).

Tickets are now available in John Burkes, Healy's Bar, Donnelly's Village Store, Seaview Lounge, Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Card Game:

Ballycastle G AA card game continues on Tuesday nights at 8pm in the Clubhouse.


Learn to Jive

4-week Jiving classes starting 8th March in Ballycastle Hall at 8pm. Cost €40.


Graveyard Clean up

A clean up of Ballycastle graveyard will take place on Saturday 9th March from

11am – 2pm. A trailer will be available, on that day only, in order to remove old wreaths etc.

All help will be greatly appreciated.

Easter Monster Bingo

Easter Monster Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 25th March.

€1,000 Jackpot to be won on the night.

Kiddies Korner

Kiddies Korner Playschool AGM on Monday 8th April at 7pm. All welcome.


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.


Church Notices


Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament will take place each Wednesday evening for Lent

from 6pm – 8pm in St. Bridget's Church.


Lenten Trocaire boxes are available at the Church doors. People are asked to take one and help the work of Trocaire.


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.:

All who are ill in the community


Wednesday 11.00a.m.:

Private Intention


Thursday 11.00a.m.:

No Mass


Friday 10.00a.m:

Private Intention


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

People of the Parish


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Mary Connor (1st Anniversary) & Gerard Connor, Crott

Teresa McHale (Anniversary) & Michael Joe & Johnny & Michael McHale


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Bridget Langan

Sunday: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: Maureen Healy

Sunday: Margaret Burke




Thursday 11.00a.m.

Private Intention


Sunday 10th March 10.00a.m.:

Paddy Healy, Kenneghan