Swinford 250 Years & More Celebration
Jul31

Swinford 250 Years & More Celebration

Throughout 2019 Swinford will be celebrating 250 and more years as a bustling market town in the heart of East Mayo. Drenched in history, Swinford has a rich cultural heritage dating back to 1769 and beyond. Located in the heart of East Mayo just 15 minutes from Ireland West airport knock, Swinford is a natural place to base yourself while visiting the beautiful West of Ireland. A Fantastic programme of events will run throughout 2019...

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Two Swinford Men To Appear On Dragons’ Den Tonight
Apr01

Two Swinford Men To Appear On Dragons’ Den Tonight

Today, Easter Sunday, sees the return to our screens of the popular show, Dragons Den and two Swinford men, Finian McLoughlin and Jonathon Dooley, will pitch their new business to the Dragons. For anyone that is not familiar with the show: Entrepreneurs pitch their business or business ideas to a panel of 5 investors (The Dragons) who then decide to invest (or not invest) their own money in the Entrepreneur’s business. The...

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Help Needed To Identify Thief
Apr01

Help Needed To Identify Thief

Today, we received an email to Swinfordnotes@swinford.ie  from Detective G. Locks of the local Crime Scene Investigation Unit, asking us to include the following information in our Swinford Notes which is published every Wednesday. Due to the urgency of the issue we decided to publish it today. Over the past few months, there have been a number of robberies across the country and the Gardaí have had a major break in the case and they...

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2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade
Mar28

2017 St Patrick’s Day Parade

An update with pictures of the St Patrick’s Day parade, thanks to Michael Maye. Despite the weather the 66th running of the Swinford St Patrick’s Day parade was a great success and credit to the organising committee, the stewards, Padraig Gavin and all on the viewing gallery and to all the bands, clubs, schools and businesses who took part. The results are as following: Best Overall:       Baxter Healthcare, Swinford Best...

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Swinford Enterprise Town Business, Sport & Community Expo
Oct28

Swinford Enterprise Town Business, Sport & Community Expo

Following last year’s success, Bank of Ireland will again host the Swinford Enterprise Town event on Friday the 4th of November in the Cultural Centre, Swinford. This is a free community event and everybody is welcome. It starts at 5pm. At the event, a wide range of local businesses, sports groups and community organisations will have stands and the general public can attend to meet with these groups to see what Swinford has to...

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