Healthcare Support Training
Mayo North East LEADER Partnership Company is organising a free Healthcare Support Training Course in Swinford for unemployed people or people in part-time employment who are interested in pursuing a career as a care assistant. On successful completion of the course learners will have gained a Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 Major award. Garda Vetting must be successfully completed. Training will commence one day per week in January 2018 and conclude in July 2018. Latest date for receipt of application for the course is today Wednesday 13th of December. Please contact Dolores McNicholas at 0877704251 email email@example.com to book the course. This training is funded under The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme
Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation
There will be Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation on Monday 18th December at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford.
Free and open to all over 16 years.
Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.
Swinford Active Retirement Christmas Party
Swinford Active Retirement group in conjunction with Swinford Social Services are taking names from people interested in attending a Christmas Party in the Fr. Peyton Centre on Tuesday December 19th. Cost per person is €12 and transport to and from Swinford will be provided free of charge. If interested contact Mary at 094 9252511.
Class of 1997 School Reunion
The Scoil Muire agus Padraig Leaving Cert class of 1997 are having their school reunion on Friday, December 29th
The night will consist of a remembrance mass for deceased classmates at 7:30pm in the Gym Balcony in Scoil Muire agus Padraig.
Afterwards, there will be refreshments in the Gateway Hotel.
The night will offer a rare chance to catch up with old friends over the Christmas period.
For more information, please call 087-2473657
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com Membership from outside Killasser very welcome.
Killasser Comunity Centre 50/50 Draw
Congratulations to Swinford Athletics Club who won the November 50/50 draw of €480.
Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw
This week’s draw was held in Whitehouse and Patricia Maloney won €460. 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 Melletts on 19th December
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie
Swinford Athletics Club
This week’s jackpot of €150 was won by Noreen Kelly of Castleroyan. Envelopes are available in most business premises for €2 each or 3 for €5.
Swinford Football Club
Week 50 Fixtures
Wednesday, 13th December @ 9pm – Westaro Masters Division 2 – Round 7 – Conn Rangers v Swinford FC
Sunday, 17th December @ 2pm – Connacht Junior Shield – Round 1 – Coolaney United v Swinford FC
Swinford Golf/Soccer 250 Draw
Swinford Golf/Soccer Draw 2nd draw results
1st €1000 PJ Moore
2nd €300 Dara Ruane
3rd €200 Daithi o Connor Gillespie
There are 2 draws every month for 12 months. Thanks to all for for your support. All results are available on the Golf Club and Soccer Club websites.
Thursday 14th Dec Bolands
Thursday 21st Dec Melletts
Thursday 28th Dec Sheepwalk
Thursday 4th Jan Gateway
Thursday 11th Jan Quinns
Thursday 18th Jan Horkans
Swinford Cultural Centre
This week’s update in The Cultural Centre and Meeting room is as follows.
For Further Details Contact: 094-9052006/087 4007045 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
THURSDAY 14th: 3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet
8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
FRIDAY 15th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
SATURDAY 16th: 10am-4pm- ECM Dance
MONDAY 18th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
8pm-9pm Widows Group-Meeting (Meeting Room)
TUESDAY 19th: 7pm-8pm-Swinford National School-Play/Concert
WEDNESDAY 20th: 7pm-8pm Culmore National School-Play/Concert
8pm-10pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)
Beavers and Cubs resume meeting on Thursday October 12th – Beavers from 6.30 to 7.30pm and Cubs 7.30 to 8.30pm. All registered members will be contacted confirming the details. Places are still available in each section – to register your interest or for further details please email email@example.com
Kevin Hughes, Coolegrane, Foxford will once again be erecting his colourful display of Christmas lighting at his home. The Coolegrane Lights are now known to be one of the largest and most colourful display of Christmas lights in the country. The lights will be switched on at 7pm on Friday December 8th by world famous singer Annette Griffin. Music by Pat’s Country Road Show, light refreshments and much more. Everyone is welcome to the switch on. As usual a donation box will be placed at the gateway and Kevin has decided to donate all proceeds to Ballina District Hospital Patient Comfort Fund. Please come along to view this spectacular display of lights over the festive season and support this worthy cause. For more information contact Kevin 0868583380. Follow the lights on Facebook Coolegrane Lights.
B – Fit Swinford
Fitness classes take place in Swinford Community Centre on Monday 8-30pm – 9-30pm, Wednesday morning 9-30am – 10-30am (Women only) and Wednesday 8pm – 9pm, Saturday 11am – 12pm. €6/€3 student pay as you go. Contact Alan 087 2397225/ Declan 087 6725419
Early year’s music course
Barney’s Busy Bee’s parents and toddlers are holding a Sound World Early Years Music course, every Wednesday 10am and 11.30am in Barnacogue NS. This is a learning and development programme with many fun filled music activities, with parent and child interact, Cost €3. Any queries contact Barnacogue NS on 0949367440 or 0872024788.
Swinford Mens Shed
Workshop continues every Thursday evening from 7pm to 9pm at the Mens Shed at Kilkelly Road, Swinford.
Swinford Community Lotto
The numbers for The Community Lotto are as follows.
10, 12, 22 & 29
There was no winner of the Jackpot, which next week will be €15,800.
€70 Shopping Voucher winners are as follows
Mr. Mcnamee, Santa Maria
Bernie Cafferkey, Sarnaught, Castlebar
3 Number winners
M.G.L. Feeney, Ballyglass
Daine Ryan, Carrowcanada
James O’Hara, Tullinacurra
Anne Forkan, Lislackagh
Lisa Rowley c/o Mace
T. Coleman, Ballydrum
Next weeks draw is on December 18th in Melletts
Operation Transformation in the Mayo Region for Family Carers Ireland
It is that time of year again!! Due to the success of the last 2 years events we are looking again for participants. It will be starting right after the xmas. A fitness and Nutrition plan will be put in place for each person with a makeover afterwards!. For more info please contact 094 9060305/086 3775702
Golf Club 25 Card Game
Results from the card game held on December 7th. Winners were
Tommy Bredican & Philip Moore 2 and 3rd prizes was shared by Peter Geraghty, Virginia Heeran & Chris Heeran
The Games continues every Thursday night at 9pm all Card players welcome
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