Ballycastle >Local News
9th February '11

                                                      An AED Defibrillator is located in Ballycastle Community Hall

                                                      In the event of a person collapsing and becoming unresponsive:

                                                      1. Call 999 (landline) or 112 (mobile)

                                                      2. Call local Defibrillator Responder on

                                                         A) 086-257-6771 or B) 086-257-6772

                                                      3. Start CPR immediately while awaiting responder and emergency                                                            services

Ballycastle Golf Society

34 golfers played Strandhill Golf Club on 29th January. The results were as follows:

Members 3 prize:

1st : Raymond Finnerty  42 pts

2nd : Dominic Flanagan 42 pts back 9

3rd : Tom Ivers 43 pts

Beginners prize : David Alexander 35pts back 9

Visitors prize: Seamus O'Connor 33 pts

Nearest the Pin : William Timoney

Longest Drive : Enda Rooney

Donkey Members prize: Frances Burke

Beginners Donkey prize : Adrian Kneafsey


Next outing is to Enniscrone golf club on February 26th .

Anyone interested in playing please contact Vincent on 087-7719359 or Michael on 087-9145551




No's drawn on Saturday 5th February were: 2. 5. 9. 30. No Jackpot winner. Jackpot now stands at €3,900. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Anne Greene, Ballycastle

Attracta Bourke, Doonfeeney

Anona O'Connor, Sea Road

Padraig McCann, Belderrig

John Coultry, Belderrig



Sympathy is extended to the family, relatives and friends of Thomas Patrick Garrett, Kilfian, who died recently (brother of Mary Clifford, Moyney).



Club Membership is now due and can be paid to Martin Hefferon, Chairman, Éilis Ormsby, Treasurer or any Club officer. Students and O.A.P.'s: €10; Single: €25; Family: €40.


Belderrig Old School Re-union

A Re-union of the above is being arranged for June Bank Holiday weekend 2011. Anyone interested in getting involved contact Padraig McAvock email or Padraig Walsh email or phone Edith Mullen 096-32218 or Deirdre McDonnell 096-43275.


Community Care

Meals for elderly and anyone that would like to avail of this service continues on Monday and Friday each week from 12.00 – 1.30p.m. in Suífinn Way Centre.


Home Care Service

Home care help available to the elderly and convalescent in the Ballycastle and surrounding areas. Interested persons can contact Josephine on 086-0579023 , for details and arrangement.


Craft Shop

Craft Shop is located in the Resource Centre, Upper Main Street .

Facilities available :

Broadband Internet, Fax, Laminating, Photocopying, Typing.

Opening Hours: Monday – Friday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.


Community Hall

Monday : Bingo at 8.30p.m.

Tuesday : Ladies Indoor Soccer at 8.00p.m.

Wednesday : Men's Indoor Soccer (Adults only) at 9.00p.m.

Thursday : Adults Basketball at 8.00p.m.


Anyone wishing to book the Hall for meetings or activities, contact Breda McNulty at 086-0644114.


Church Notices


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil: 8.15p.m.

Sunday: 11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday: Tom Doherty (Carrowcur)

Tuesday: Sally & Joe Regan

Wednesday 8.00p.m.: John & Kathleen Nealon

Thursday: Holy Souls

Friday 8.00p.m.: Jack, Mai & Michael Tuohill

Saturday 12.00noon: Kathleen Corcoran (Month's Mind)

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Anthony McDonnell

Sunday 11.30a.m.: John & Mary Carey & Seán


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Eileen Grier

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Seán Callaghan



Saturday Vigil: Mary Walsh

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Florrie McBrien



Saturday Vigil: Karen Healy, Patrick Gaughan, Andrew & Katelyn Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Dean & Carrie Stadler, Anna Healy, Cian Barrett



7.00p.m.: Mary Kelly, Phil Healy

7.30p.m.: Anne & Joe Greene

8.00p.m.: Marcella O'Grady, Peggy Burke

8.30p.m: Mary Bryce, Eileen Tighe