Ballycastle >Local News
9th May '18

                                                     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     



No's drawn on 8th May were: 26. 28. 29. 30. No Jackpot winner.

Jackpot now €6,400. Next draw in Healys.

Five Envelopes drawn:

Patricia & Des Earley, Ballycastle

Ciaran Jordan, Killerduff

Trish McNulty, Belderrig

Anona O'Connor, Sea road

Marian & Seán Timlin, Ballinglen



50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Sam & Dean Kelly, winners of last week's 50/50 Draw (€275).


Junior A Championship:

Ballycastle: 0 -8; Ardagh: 1 – 9.


‘Needle Clickers'

Next meeting on Tuesday 15th May at 8.30p.m . in the Resource Centre. We are knitting for charities at the moment. Come along and bring a friend.



Bingo in Ballycastle Community Hall on Monday 14th May at 8.30p.m. Jackpot €600 on 47 numbers.


Exhibition at the Ballinglen Gallery

Richard Gorman "KOZO" runs until 5th June 2018 at The Ballinglen Arts Foundation, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo F26X5N3. Tel/Fax: 096 43184 Email:


Golf Society

Outing to Woodstock Golf Course, Ennis is on the weekend of the 22/23 June.

Contact Ray Finnerty for more information on 0863799515. 


Craft Shop

Craft Shop (in the Resource Centre) is now open Monday – Friday from 11.00a.m. – 3.00p.m.


Athletic Club

Training on Friday evenings 6.30p.m. – 7.45p.m. and Couch to 5K every Saturday morning at 9.45a.m. from the Community Hall.


Cycling Club

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


The club's annual weekend away will be in July, when we hope to complete the 180km of the Ring of Kerry. For more details contact Máirtin Flannery.

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.

Tuesday: Boys and Girls Basketball from 5.30p.m. – 6.30p.m.

Boys and Girls Indoor Soccer from 6.30p.m. – 7.30p.m.


For all Hall bookings, contact Breda at 089-4607901


Church Notices

First Communion in Ballycastle will be celebrated on Sunday 20th May .


Masses this week:

Monday 7.00p.m.: Gerry (Anniversary), Emma, Mary & Vincent Healy

Tuesday 11.00a.m.: Private Intention

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: Holy Souls

Thursday 7.00p.m.: Christina & Michael Jackson & Deceased Jackson & McHale Family Members

Friday 8.00p.m.: Martin (Anniversary), Nora, Raymond & Frances Connor

Saturday 8.15p.m.: Deceased Members of Langan Family, Ballymachugh

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Mary Ann & Patrick Garvin


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: Cauleen Barrett

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Margaret Burke



Saturday Vigil: Caroline Nealon

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Michael A. O'Connor



Saturday Vigil: Lorna Tomas, Sam Kelly

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Leona Ruane, Keith Carden