Swinford Notes 11th July 2018

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Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz

The annual Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz takes place on Friday, July 20th at 9pm in Boland’s. Please support this fun Quiz.

Swinford Gardening Club

Swinford Gardening Club day trip to Sligo on Saturday 14th July. The bus will leave Swinford at 9am. The trip will include a vist to Tubbercurry Flower Festival, a tour of Lissadell House and Gardens, a visit to a “secret garden”, a garden centre and Sligo shopping centre. Dinner is included  on the way home. Cost: 60 euro. Please contact Angela 0876520311.

Killasser Folk Group/Gospel Choir

Any singers and musicians interested in forming a folk group/gospel choir in the Killasser area please contact Marie Anne Noone at 087 9035533 or e-mail frjohnd@gmail.com or marieanne.noone@gmail.com Membership from outside Killasser very welcome.

Bláth Na Féile

Blath Na Feile will return for the Síamsa Sráide Street Festival Swinford on Sat August 4th at 8pm in The Gateway Hotel.
The winner receives an excellent prize package along with sponsorship to Mayo Rose.
For more information on how to enter this contest please contact Megan on 0879808064

Saturday Evening Mass Choir

The Saturday evening choir is looking for new members. Adults or teenagers with an interest in singing or playing music are invited to join the choir. Call up to the gallery any Saturday evening 6.30pm or contact Marie on 0872805222.

Swinford Comhaltas

This weeks Thursday Night (12th) is in Whitehouse from approx 9-30pm.

July 19th Sheepwalk

July 26th Gateway Hotel

August 2nd Quinns

August 9th Horkans

August 16th Bolands

August 23rd Melletts

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Whitehouse and Vincent Armstrong won €520
Envelopes are available in most business premises and online through
www.swinfordgaa.ie where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/25/52 weeks.
Next draw is in Moores on July 17th
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Club Fixtures

Fixtures (subject to change)

East Mayo Minor Championship semi final

13th July Eastern Gaels v Swinford in Brickens

Senior League Division 4

15th July 12pm Ballintubber v Swinford

Under 16 Championship

17th July 7pm Burrishoole v Swinford

East Mayo Under 14 B Championship

19th July Swinford v Kiltimagh

Under 16 Championship

19th July 7pm Swinford v Ardnaree

East Mayo Under 14 Championship

21st July Aghamore v Swinford


Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest


Girls Under 14 Division 1

19th July Ballina v Swinford

Girls Under 14 Division 1

26th July Swinford v Westport B

Swinford Community Lotto

Results from the Draw held on July 9th 2018 are as follows.

Winning Numbers:

08, 18, 23 & 24

There was no winner.

€70 Shopping Vouchers

Séan Brett, Midfield

Marie Mellett, Swinford

3 Numbers

Kathleen Neary, Midfield
Maura Sweeney, Swinford
Lorna Kavanagh, Killasser

Next draw on July 16th is in The White House.
Where the Jackpot will be €3,600.

Pictured: The presentation of the winning Cheque for €6,600 to Maírín and Marty Noone.
The presentation was carried out by Swinford Killasser LGFC playing members and Chairperson Michelle Groarke.
Maírín and Marty were the lucky winners of the Swinford Community Lotto on June 18th last.
Congratulations to Maírín and Marty.

Killasser Community Centre

The June winner of the Killasser Community Centre 50/50 draw was Callum Grufferty winning €610. Eileen O’Hara and Michael English won €20 spot prizes.

Swinford Cultural Centre

Below are the coming weeks events/classes that will be held in Swinford Cultural Centre.
All classes are in the Cultural centre unless stated.

THURSDAY 12th: 10.30am-12.30pm-Go for Life Games
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums
4pm-5pm- IPad Course for Aras Attracta (Meeting Room)
7pm-8pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness(Private Class)

MONDAY 16th: 10am-2pm-ECM Dance- Summer Camp
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby-Candlelight Yogalates

TUESDAY 17th: 10am-2pm-ECM Dance- Summer Camp
7pm-8pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness(Private Class)

WEDNESDAY 18th: 10am-2pm-ECM Dance- Summer Camp

If you have any queries or to book a room Contact: 094-9052006/087 4007045 (9am-5.30pm Week days. Text outside of these hours).

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Monday July 23rd    2018  at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford. Free and open to all over 16 years. Contact  086 0700681 if you require further information

Yogalates & Bums & Tums

2 Yogalates Classes Run Every Monday In The Cultural Centre Swinford.
First at 1pm Lunchtime Yogalates, this is a 45 minute Class. The second is Yogalates By Candlelight at 7pm and runs for 1 Hour. Both Classes are For Beginners so join anytime and Classes are Pay As You Go. We start with Yoga Poses so you can start To Heal and Breathe Then Pilates For Strengthening Your Core, then we move on To Stretching To Renew Your Muscles and Help with Posture and Finish with Relaxation. Please Bring your own Mat, Blanket and Cushion. This is Good For Chronic Conditions, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, High Blood Pressure & Fatigue To name a few. For further Information please Contact Ros on 0872617309

Bums & Tums in The Cultural Centre every Thursday Lunchtime at 1pm. A 45 min Class To Strengthen and Stretch Those Problem errors and help tone and scuplt your Body. Classes Run Throughout The Summer Join anytime, Pay As You Go. For further information Please Contact Ros on 0872617309.

Home Sharers Required

Would you be interested in sharing your home and supporting a service user for a few hours per day, a couple days per month, or long term. We are looking for single people, couples, married people and/or families to provide short respite for children and adults in the local area.
If you are interested or want more information please contact The Home Sharing, Social Work Dept. on 094 9025133

Friends of the Willows

Friends of the Willows, a local mental health charity are looking for new volunteers, committee members, energy and ideas? If you think you can be of assistance, contact Collette at 087 6732381.

If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail swinfordnotes@swinford.ie by Tuesday afternoon. Thank You.

Author: Douglas Kelly

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