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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Upcoming Events in Swinford (Updated)
Feb17

Upcoming Events in Swinford (Updated)

As we are over half way through February and looking forward to St Patricks Day and further on to Easter I have put together a list of events coming up: These are in addition to the weekly traditional music session held by Swinford Comhaltas and the regular live music and social dancing in the local hotel and bars and Swinford Cultural Centre. Thursday Night Comhaltas Sessions: 23rd Feb Quinns Bar 2nd March Horkans 9th March Bolands...

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Christmas Entertainment in Swinford
Dec15

Christmas Entertainment in Swinford

Happy Christmas to all our readers, visitors, supporters and to all with a connection to Swinford and those who wish they had a connection with Swinford. Here is a run down of all the entertainment in Swinford over the Holidays. Thursday 15th Dec Christmas Party for Children in the Gateway Hotel from 4pm to 6pm in aid of Enable Ireland Safari Club, Castlebar and Irish Kidney Association. Admission is €3 per child. Traditional Music...

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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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Declan O’Rourke to play Swinford
Nov02

Declan O’Rourke to play Swinford

On Saturday the 28th of November, Swinford Cultural Centre is delighted to play host to the one and only Declan O’Rourke.  He is currently touring his brand new studio album, Gold Bars in the Sun, across America and Europe. His fourth album since he burst on the scene 10 years ago with ‘Since Kyabram’, Declan is a world renowned songwriter, a gifted instrumentalist and a consummate performer. Paul Weller described his debut single...

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Culture Night
Oct09

Culture Night

  On Friday 18th September Swinford Cultural Centre hosted Culture Night. Culture Night is an annual all island public event which celebrates culture, creativity & the arts. In previous years the Michael Davitt Branch CCE hosted the evening however this year all the groups in the area joined forces to provide an evening of song, dance and recitation. Opening up the programme of events were the Foxford Dancers who attended on...

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