Ballycastle >Local News
  9th September '20


Congratulations and best wishes for the future to Lorraine Tighe and Mark McAndrew who were married in Ballintubber Abbey recently.


Culture Night 2020 at Ballinglen

Ballinglen Museum of Contemporary Art Inaugural Exhibition on Friday 18th September 2020

from Main Street Ballycastle, Co. Mayo.

Booking suggested. email /phone 096-43184

A social afternoon/evening in the newly opened Museum with an exhibition of works from artists who

have spent time on Residency at Ballinglen. Refreshments served.   

Online: A video presentation with talks by visiting fellows, bursary awardees, schools programmes and their work. See Ballinglen facebook page for more.


Church Notices

Mass intentions for this week are:


St. Bridget's Church :

Wednesday 11.00a.m.: People of the Parish

Saturday 7.00p.m.: Martin & Bridget Healy

Sunday 11.30a.m.: Bridget Breslin (nee Grier), Muingelly


Eucharist Ministers :

Saturday: Geraldine Dunican, Anne O'Donnell

Sunday: Susan Murphy, Margaret Burke


Saturday: Mary Walsh

Sunday: Michael A. O'Connor


St. Teresa's Church :

Sunday 10.00a.m.: Tommy McHale (Month's Mind)


If Mass is requested for St. Bridget's Church during the week, it will be celebrated on Wednesdays.


Ballinglen Art Gallery

Exhibition by Gabrielle Flynn "Between Presence and Absence: Two Winter Weeks in North Mayo"

runs until 9th October 2020 in The Ballinglen Gallery, Main Street, Ballycastle, Co. Mayo, F26X5N3. Tel: 096 43184 Email:



50/50 Draw:

Congratulations to Padraig Gilvarry, this week's winner (€128).


Ceide Fields

The Céide Fields neolithic site is open to visitors but the visitor centre, café and toilets remain closed. There is no charge and the very knowledgeable Guide staff are on site to answer any questions and provide directions.


Museum of Art

The Ballinglen Museum of Art is now open at Main Street, Ballycastle, F26 X5N3. Tel: 096-43184.

Opening Hours:

Monday – Saturday 10.00a.m. – 5.00p.m.

Sunday 1.00p.m. – 5.00p.m.


First Communion

The First Holy Communion Mass will be celebrated on Saturday 10th October at 12.00noon.


Ballycastle Gym

Ballycastle Community Hall Gym is now open. All sessions must be pre booked.

For morning sessions (9.00a.m. – 1.00p.m.) phone 089 4607901

and for evening sessions (5.00p.m. – 9.00p.m.) phone 086 3242347.


Garda in attendance


Garda Brian McGuire will be in Ballycastle Community Hall on the first Wednesday of each month from 12noon – 1.00p.m. On arrival, sign in, disinfect hands and maintain social distancing.