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7th November'18



No's drawn on 5th November were: 20. 22. 24. 25. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €9,000. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Lily & Joe, Ballycastle

Adam & Jamie, Moygownagh

Dympna McDermott, Corrower

Michael A. O'Connor, Sea Road

Mary T. Ruddy & Michael Gordon, Creevesbeg


November Rosaries

Sunday 11th November: Rosary and prayers in Ballycastle Cemetery after 11.30am Mass and rosary afterwards in Kilbride Cemetery .

Sunday 18th November: Rosary and prayers in Belderrig Cemetery at 3.00p.m. and rosary afterwards in Doonfeeney Cemetery .


Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of William (Willie) Bradley, Sligo who died this week (Father of Simone Barrett, Carrowniskey).

May he rest in peace


Christmas Fair

Annual Christmas Fair & Raffle will take place in Ballycastle on Saturday 24th Nov. from 12.00noon – 6.00p.m. and 8.30p.m. – 9.30p.m. and Sunday 25th November from 12.00noon – 3.00p.m. Raffle tickets, for Hamper and other prizes, now on sale in local businesses.

Contact 086-3787551 or 086-8492070 for further details or to book a table.


Calling all knitters

Knit a square for charity. Yarn supplied. Call to Craft Shop any day (Monday-Friday)

between 11am – 3pm to pick up and get details.


Congratulations to Jamie & Adam, winners of last week's 50/50 Draw (€189).


Winners of Ballycastle GAA Club Annual Card Game were Pat Healy and Michael McAndrew. Thanks to everyone who supported our annual card game, your support is appreciated.


Two positions have arisen to join the RSS scheme in Ballycastle working from Tom Langan Park . The Rural Social Scheme (RSS) is aimed at low-income farmers and fishermen/women. To qualify for the RSS, you must be getting a social welfare payment.

For more details contact Joe Gardiner on 086-8453067. 


Printmaking Workshop

A 5 week Adult Printmaking Workshop with Elsa O'Reilly begins on 12th Nov - 10th 

Dec from 10.30am - 3pm. in the Ballinglen Arts Foundation. Price is €100 which includes materials and lunch in Ballinglen.

For more information and booking please call: 096 43184 



Bingo in Ballycastle Hall continues on Monday at 8.30p.m.

Jackpot of €500 in 56 no's or less. Please support.


Golf Society

Next outing is to the flat 9 in Enniscrone on 1st December. 1st tee is at 10am. 


Burkes of Ballycastle

Burkes of Ballycastle accommodation now open.

Apartments and hostel accommodation for rent. 

Contact us on 0864684917, e-mail   and our website  


Craft Shop/Tourist Information

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

from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Cycling Club

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

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.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

Masses this week:

Monday 11.00a.m.: Ellen Horsfield & Seán & Michael McHale (Anniversaries)

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Teresa, Gerry, Jim & John O'Donnell

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Mai Commins

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Michael & Katie Walsh (Anniversaries)

Friday 7.00p.m.: Peter (Anniversary) & Ann Harrison & Deceased Family Members

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Jack, Kathleen & Eamon Maughan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Bridie Maughan


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Paddy McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Florrie McBrien



Saturday Vigil: Sam Kelly, Juliet Heffernan

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Elise Touhill, Lorcan O'Donnell