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9th November '05



The Senior Football League Division 5 Semi Final was played in wet and windy conditions in Moygownagh on Sunday 6th with a final score of Ballycastle: 1 – 4;    Ballaghadereen B:   0 - 6  

Ballycastle Team: Mairtín Flannery, Martin Heffernan, Colm Doherty, Mark Gaughan, Steven Tighe, Declan Caulfield, Daniel Forde, Donal McLean (0-1), Fergus Tighe, Shane Forde (1-1), John Madden,

Shane Healy (0-1), Francie Bonner, Aodhan Tighe, Simon Barrett (0-1).

Subs : Patrick Tighe, Ollie Barrett, Paul O'Connor.


The Final takes place on Sunday 20th November.   Venue to be arranged.

Table Quiz


St. Brigid's Ladies Football Club Committee would like to thank everyone who sponsored and supported their recent Table Quiz.   A special thanks to John, Geraldine and Phil.

Congratulations to the winning team – Ellen & Michael Stagg, Mary Farrell and Molly Doherty and to 2nd place winners – Caroline & Leo Golden, John Kenny and Kathleen McDonnell.

Congratulations also to the Raffle winners:

1st : John Kenny

2nd : Ciara O'Connor

3rd : Elizabeth O'Donnell

4th : Sarah McLoughlin

5th : Bernie Mooney



The death occurred last week, after a short illness, of Paddy Langan, Ballyglass.   Sympathy is extended to his daughter Liz and sons Paddy and Kevin, his sister Ena, relatives and friends.

Sympathy is also extended to the family, relatives and friends of Mai Geraghty Ballina (sister of Paddy Winters, Main Street) who died last week.


Cemetery Rosaries

Rosary for the Faithful Departed will be in Ballycastle Cemetery on Sunday 13th November at 3.00p.m. and in Kilbride Cemetery at 3.30p.m.  

Rosary in Doonfeeney Cemetery on Sunday 20th at 3.00p.m..



No.'s drawn on 5th November were:   9. 21. 22. 28.   There was no Jackpot winner so the Jackpot now stands at 13,900Euro.    Next draw in Katie Macs.

Five Envelopes drawn:

P. J. Nallen,   Rathavesteen

Frances Langan,   c/o Margaret Langan

Shannen Flannery,   Seaview

Michael Judge,   c/o J. Healy,   Behy

Loretto Grier, Glenurla

Ballycastle Fire Brigade

Retirement Function for Cecil Jackson on Friday 2nd December in Hiney's, Crossmolina at 8.30p.m.   Music by Tommy Maloney.   Admission 25Euro.   Tickets are on sale in local shops.


Set Dancing

Set Dancing continues in the Castle Lounge on Wednesday nights at 9.00p.m. sharp.


Craft Fair

A Craft Fair will be held in the Resource Centre, Ballycastle on the last weekend of

November (26th /27th ).   More details next week.


Church Notices

Beginning on Saturday 5th November, Saturday Vigil Mass will be at 8.15p.m.   Other Mass times remain unchanged.


Mass Times:

Weekdays at 10.00a.m.

Saturday Vigil:   8.15p.m.

Sunday:   11.30a.m.


Masses this week:

Monday:    Eddie Tomas

Tuesday:    Dan & Catherine Tighe

Wednesday 8.00p.m.: Holy Souls

Thursday:    John Tighe & Barbara & Deceased Family Members

Friday:     Martin Connor

Friday 8.00p.m.:   Holy Souls

Saturday 10.00a.m.: Gerard Bourke (Month's Mind)

Saturday Vigil:    Martin Healy (Anniversary)

Sunday 11.30a.m:   John & Kathleen Nealon


Eucharist Ministers:

Saturday Vigil: John Maughan

Sunday:   Jerome Chambers



Saturday Vigil:   George O'Grady

Sunday:    Nuala Delaney



7.00p.m.:   Mary Kenny,   Mary Kelly

7.30p.m.:   Anne & Joe Greene

8.00p.m.:   Teresa O'Donnell, Mary Bryce

8.30p.m.:   Marcella O'Grady, Peggy Burke


Community Care:

Cooks:   Eileen Grier, Orlaith Grier

Driver:   John Grier