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7th December '05


Table Quiz

Table Quiz, in aid of Christmas Lights Fund, in Healys on Friday 9th December at 9.30p.m.   Tickets for a Hamper are on sale in John Burkes or Phil Healys.   Draw for the Hamper will be on Friday night.  


Christmas Party

Annual Parish Senior Citizens Mass & Party will be held in Belderrig Community Centre this year on Sunday 11th December at 3.00p.m.   Mass will be celebrated by Bishop Fleming at 3.00p.m.


Sale of Work

Sale of Work will be held on Saturday 17th December after Vigil Mass in Ballycastle old National School.   Items will be collected between 15th – 17th December.




The annual football game will take place at 12.00noon on St. Stephen's Day.   The East side will play the West.   A big turn out is expected.



Ballycastle G.A.A. Club will hold their A.G.M. on Tuesday 27th December at 8.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.   New members welcome.   It is expected that the Chairman Seamus O'Connor will not seek


Card Game

The annual Card Game in aid of Ballycastle G.A.A. Club will be held in Killala Community Centre at 9.00p.m. on Wednesday 18th January '06.   Tickets will cost Euro8 and there will be a special raffle for all ticket purchasers.

Dinner Dance

The G.A.A. Annual Presentation Dinner Dance will be held in Hiney's Upper Deck on Saturday 4th February '06.   Music will be by ‘Bumble Bee' and tickets cost 25Euro.



No.'s drawn on 3rd December '05 were:   14.   19.  21. 29.   There was no Jackpot winner so the Jackpot now stands at 14,300Euro.   Next draw in Lavelles.  

Five Envelopes drawn:

Kieran Jordan,   Killerduff

Frank Gardiner, Knockaun

Lily Ruane, Carrowcur

Madeline McGuire, Ballyknock

Anthony Walshe, Jnr.   Ballycastle


Kiddies Korner

Places still available for the afternoon session.   Contact 096 – 32539 or 096 – 43407.



Sympathy is extended to the relatives and friends of Kevin Higgins (Nephew of Richie Timlin) who has died in England.


Church Notices

Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m .

Sunday:   11.30a.m.

Masses this week:

Monday:    Murphy Family (Killena)

Tuesday:    Kate Earley & Corcoran Family  

Wednesday: Martin & Bridget Tomas & Deceased Family Members (Ballyglass)

Wednesday 8.15p.m.:   Paddy Langan (Month's Mind)

Thursday 11.30a.m. :    Bridie & Pat Langan (Killerduff)

Friday 8.00p.m.: Vinnie Healy

Saturday 10.00a.m.:   Pierce Hegarty & Deceased Family Members

Saturday Vigil:   Jack Clifford

Sunday 10.00a.m.:   Martin McDonnell (Dominick Street)


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday:   Séan Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Elaine Walsh

Sunday:   Seamus O'Connor



7.00p.m.:   Liz Winters, Rose Lavelle

7.30p.m.: Molly McGarry, Mary Walsh

8.00p.m.:   Eileen Grier, Mary Boyle

8.30p.m.: John Caulfield, John Morgan


Community Care:

Cook:   Susan Tighe

Driver: Aidan Tighe