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  7th December '22


MONSTER Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 12th December at 8.30pm.

Jackpot prize on the night is a guaranteed €1000 plus prizes on lines and corners.

Along with a mega in-house raffle, with hampers, vouchers and lots of prizes, it will be sure to be a great night! 


Christmas Experience

On Saturday 10th December the Christmas experience, with Santa and Mrs Claus, returns to Ballycastle. Santa, Mrs Claus and the elves will visit a selection of locations in the parish in his magical sleigh.

All times are estimates:

Kilfian GAA pitch at 5pm

Belderrig Community Centre at 6pm

Michael Healy's, Doonfeeney at 6.45pm

Nealons, Ballyknock at 7.10pm

The Shambles at 7.30pm


St. John's Church

A Carol Service in St. John's Church, Ballycastle on 18th December at 6pm.

All are welcome.



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Agnes Taylor (née Bell), Booterstown,

Co. Dublin and late of Aughoose, Ballycastle who died recently (sister of Padraig, Elizabeth and Nuala).

May she rest in peace


G.A.A. News

50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Megan and Buddy, last week's winners (€200).

Play our weekend lotto online this weekend and not only have the chance to win the weekly jackpot, but also a €75 one4all shopping voucher. Only players who enter the online lotto will be in the draw for the one4all voucher.

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

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line at


Race Night:

Ballycastle GAA Club are holding a Christmas Race Night in Healy's Bar on Saturday 17th December. Recorded races. Lots of competitive fun. First Race at 8.30pm. All welcome.


Peter Sweeney Cup:

The Annual East v West Christmas match for the Peter Sweeney Cup takes place on St. Stephen's day at 1pm in Tom Langan Park. All welcome.


The club would also like to welcome back Donie Touhy who has agreed to become the senior manager for next season. We wish him all the best.


Memory Wall:

There has been great interest in the Memory Wall since it was launched last year and Ballycastle GAA Club would like to remind the Ballycastle diaspora the Wall is still open for requests. With Christmas coming it might be the perfect time to not only help the GAA Club but also remember a loved one who's passed. For details on the Memory Wall, as well as instructions on how to purchase a tile, visit


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.


PowerFit Coaching

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

Please contact 086 1690028 or to sign up.


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.

Private Intention


Wednesday Vigil 7.00p.m.

People of the Parish


Thursday 11.30a.m. (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)

Anthony & Annie McGuire & Deceased O'Donnell & McGuire Families

Teresa & Anthony O'Donnell & Deceased Kirrane & O'Donnell Families


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Michael McDermott (Anniversary)


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Private Intention


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Geraldine Dunican

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Tony D'Arcy



Saturday Vigil: Maura Fox

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael O'Connor




Thursday 10.00a.m. (Feast of the Immaculate Conception)

Private Intention


Sunday 10.00a.m.:

People of the Parish