Ballycastle >Local News
  7th September '22


G.A.A. News


Junior Football Championship Rd 1:

Moygownagh: 1 – 12; Ballycastle: 2 – 10.


Ballycastle Team: Jason O'Neill, Dean Kelly, Richard Tighe, Paul Whelan,

Fionnan Caulfield (0-1), Ciarán McDonnell, Michael Tighe,

Fergal Forde (1-6, 1-0 pen, 0-3f), Shane Grier, Shane Maughan, Kevin Healy (0-1),

Jordan Clarke, Michéal Forde (1-0), Conor Barrett, Eoin McDonnell.

Subs: Martin Sweeney for Jordan Clarke; Finn McDermott-Cox (0-1) for Eoin McDonnell;

Dermot Kelly (0-1) for Shane Maughan; Shane Maughan for Dean Kelly.



Ballycastle play Eastern Gaels in Round 2 on Sunday 11th September in Tom Langan Park at 3.00p.m.


50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Tracy Langan & Michael Ruddy, Ballyknock, last week's winners (€250).

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

Belderrig Community Centre and on-line.



The death occurred on 3rd September of Jim Meyler, Carrowcubic, Ballycastle and formerly of Sigginstown, Wexford. Predeceased by his wife Breege.

Sympathy is extended to his daughters Fiona and Siobhán, son-in-law Martin, grandchildren Paul, Shannen, Luke, Anna, Kate, Juliet and Méabh, his great-grandchild Charlotte, his brothers Nick & Packy, his sisters Anne & Tishie, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Maisie Morgan (nee McHale), U.S.A. and formerly Sea Road, Ballycastle, who died recently. Predeceased by her parents

Tom & Mary McHale, sister Christina Jackson, brothers Tom & Paddy.

May she rest in peace.



INHERIT, Place|Lab Collective, Group Exhibition. 

Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26 X5N3.

Exhibition runs until 27th September 2022.


Opening hours : 12pm - 5pm Monday to Saturday. 1 - 5pm Sunday.

T : 096 43184.  Email :

Ballycastle Community Hall

To book the Hall or Gym please contact 086 3242347, 086 8704125 or 086 1584432.

Only €5 per session, €20 per month or €120 for the year.

Céide Coast Half Marathon & 10k

The Céide Coast Half Marathon will be held in Ballycastle on 8th October 2022.

This race will be run on the day in conjunction with the 10k Coastal Challenge which is now in

its 7th successful year.

Register now at

Céide Fields

Open daily from 10.00a.m. – 6.00p.m. (last admission 5.15p.m.)

Free admission on the first Wednesday of every month.

Kellie and Emma of Céide Ladle are operating the café every day.


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:


Wednesday 10.00a.m.:

Agnes & Jack Doherty


Thursday 7.00p.m.:

Maisie Morgan, nee McHale, Sea Road & New York (Month's Mind)


Saturday Vigil 7.00p.m.:

Ciaran Cooke (Anniversary)

Martin & Bridget Healy & Deceased Purcell & Healy Families


Sunday 11.30a.m.:

Martin McDonnell (Doonfeeney), his mother Mary and sister Mary

Bridget Breslin (nee Grier)

Mary Geraldine McHale


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Kathleen Donnelly

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Carden



Saturday Vigil: Ciarán Kenny

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Florrie McBrien




Sunday 10.00a.m.:

James & Patrick O'Toole & Deceased O'Toole and McDonnell Families