Ballycastle >Local News
9th June '10

                                                      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.



The death occurred on Monday last of Aidan Tighe, Carrowmore, Ballycastle. Sincere sympathy is extended to his wife Susan, daughter Catherine, sons Aodhán and Fergus, brothers Tom & Raymond, sisters Anne & Jacqueline, nephews, grandchildren, relatives and friends. His remains will repose in

Lynn 's Funeral Home, Killala, tomorrow (Thursday) from 4.00p.m. with removal at St. Bridget's Church, Ballycastle arriving at 7.30p.m. Funeral Mass on Friday at 12.00noon with burial afterwards in Ballycastle Cemetery . House private.

May he rest in peace.




No's drawn on Saturday 5th June were: 12. 19. 22. 23. No Jackpot winner. Next Saturday's Jackpot €2,200. Draw will be held in Polkes.

Five envelopes drawn:

Michael Walsh, Doonfeeney

Lucy & Abbie Hickson, Ballyknock

Michael Cooke, Behy

Stephanie Jackson, Carrowcubic

Kevin McDonnell, Doonfeeney



Ballycastle/Belderrig Development Company meeting on Wednesday 9th June at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.

A.G.M. will be held on Wednesday 23rd June at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


West Coast Vintage Society meeting on Tuesday 15th June at 9.00p.m. in the Resource Centre.


Table Quiz

Fundraising Table Quiz on Friday 11th June in Healys. Proceeds in aid of the Sugtaba Orphanage, Ghana , Africa . Marie Carey will be working there from 27th June – 26th July. Table of 4 costs €40. Spot prizes on the night.


Social Dancing

Social Dancing in Ballycastle Hall has been postponed to September.


Homecare Service

Home care help available to the elderly and convalescent in the Ballycastle and surrounding areas. Interested persons can contact Josephine on 0870579023, for details and arrangement.


Information sessions

Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Company is launching an innovative new project to stimulate potential and existing small food producers in the region.

Two information evenings are planned, with an experienced Food Specialist, for June 16th in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford and June 17th in the Community Centre, Killala, both at 9.00p.m. The sessions are free and everyone is welcome.

People interested in fruit and vegetables, chutney and jam making, home baking, cheese, dairy, caterers, salad producers, meat, fish and poultry products, organics and suppliers to Farmers Markets should attend.

Follow up will include one to one mentoring in topics such as food safety, food hygiene, legislation, routes to market, product development, packaging and labelling.

For more details please contact Anne Finn at Mayo North East on 094-9256745 or email:


Ballycastle to Ballycastle

‘Tiny life' the premature baby charity are having a sponsored cycle from Ballycastle, Co Mayo to Ballycastle, Co. Antrim starting in Mayo on the 18th June at 7.00a.m. Sponsorship cards are available in shops so please support. Check out or ballycastle 5 amigos on Facebook or contact Mairtin Flannery 0863225128 for more details.


Ballycastle Golf Society

Next Outing on Saturday 26th June. Anyone interested please contact

Eddie Keigher 086-3618595 or Vincent Tomas 087-7719359.





County Junior Championship:

Claremorris B v Baile an Chaisil in Claremorris on Sunday 13th at 2.00pm



Ballycastle were defeated by Belmullet on Friday last in the Gaeltacht competition.


List of County Players

The club wishes to compile a list of all Ballycastle players to have worn the red and green of the County team at any level. Anybody that knows of names for this list should contact the club with the names at:

G.A.A. Club Membership

Any new members should email the club at: to obtain a membership form which, when completed, can be posted to Declan Caulfield, Belderrig.
Family membership €40; Adult €25; Youth €10; OAP €10; Student €10.


G.A.A. Website

Baile an Chaisil GAA website is up and running and can be viewed at .

Any information or photos would be very much appreciated. All photos and clippings will be returned. Contact Declan Caulfield (087 2515292) or email: or Mairtin Flannery (086 3225128), email: .  


Water Safety

Water Safety Classes will commence on 5th July and 19th July 2010 . Contact Anne Healy at 096-43180.


Community Hall

Monday: Bingo at 9.00p.m.

Tuesday: Indoor Soccer: U-18: 7.00p.m.-8.00p.m.; adults 8.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.

Wednesday: Basketball (Sec. Sch. Students 8.00 – 9.00p.m. , Adults 9.00 – 10.00p.m. )

Thursday: Basketball (Juniors)


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: Christina & Michael Jackson

Tuesday: Paddy & Gerry Killeen

Wednesday: Michael & Katie Burke (Carrowcur)

Thursday: No Mass

Friday 8.00p.m. : Johnny Timlin

Saturday 8.15p.m. : Celia & Jimmy Jordan

Sunday 11.30a.m. : Michael Thomas & Mary Walsh


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday: Michael Kelly



Saturday Vigil: George O'Grady

Sunday: Mary Hefferon



Saturday Vigil: Kevin Healy, Megan Garry

Sunday: David McDonnell, Cian Barrett



7.00p.m. : Breege Gardiner, Mary Hefferon

7.30p.m. : Miriam Burke, Peggy Burke

8.00p.m. : Garbielle & Des Gribbin

8.30p.m. : Anne & P. J. Madden


Community Care:

Cook: Clare Scanlon

Driver: Keith Scanlon