Swinford Notes – 15th October 2014

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Mad Hatters Tea Party

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This years Mad Hatters Tea Party will take place in the Mount Falcon Hotel on Thursday 23rd October. It was a lot of fun last year and there was some great outfits and hats on show! The Tea Party which starts at 2pm sharp will be “ticket only”. Make sure to get your tickets early as tickets are selling fast! A great evening of fun and dance and don’t forget your Hat.

All proceeds in aid of Local Palliative Care Services.
Tickets are on sale from the Hospice Shop Swinford.

Swinford Gardening Club

The next gardening club meeting is on Tuesday 28th October at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. Niall Murphy will be giving a talk and demonstration on basket weaving. There will also be a raffle and a sale of garden items/produce.

€5 for non members or you can become a member for €12 per year.
New members are always welcome.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for October 13th
3, 6, 16, 20

€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Shane McDonagh, Cashel, Midfield
Kathy Wiley, Rabawn

€35 winners:
Caroline Golderick, Oakdrive

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €10,800.

The next draw will be held on Monday 20th October in The Sheepwalk, Swinford.

Swinford GAA Strength & Conditioning Seminar

Swinford GAA Club will host a Strength & Conditioning/Coaching Seminar on Friday 24th October in the Gateway Hotel from 7pm to 10pm.

Liam Moffitt the physio to the Mayo team will be the main speaker along with other key note speakers. All coaches are asked to attend and any interested players and parents are more than welcome to attend.

Swinford GAA Fixtures

Swinford GAA Fixtures and News can be found in Swinford Notes on Swinford.ie

Swinford GAA Club

Saturday 18th October at 5:00pm in Claremorris

Division 1E
Claremorris v Swinford

Sunday 19th October at 11:00am in Cill Chomain

U15 County League
Cill Chomain v Swinford

Sunday 19th October at 12noon in Robert McCallion Memorial Park*

Division 1C
Mayo Gaels v Swinford

*Please note that although this is an away fixture, it is being played in Swinford.

Any changes to the fixtures will be posted on Swinford GAA’s Facebook, Twitter and Website.

Swinford.ie would like to congratulate the Swinford Junior team on winning the County B Championship Final replay in MacHale Park last sunday, beating Westport 1-12 to 0-10. Well done to all involved.

Swinford GAA Meeting

This meeting will be held on Sunday 19th October at 7pm in the Gateway Hotel. All interested parties are invited to attend.

Culmore National School Car Boot & Bake Sale

Culmore National School Fundraising Events

Support a local school

As featured in our previous article here, Culmore National School will be holding their Car Boot and Bake sale on Sunday 19th October from 12noon to 6pm in the Cultural Centre, Swinford.

Your support will be greatly appreciated.

Gateway Hotel 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in the Gateway Hotel on Sunday 12th October were -:

Patricia Rowley and Kieran Rowley
Aidan Horkan and John Murtagh
3rd (Tied)
Pat Molloy and Eddie Bradican
Tom Dunne and Mary Callaghan
T.P Loftus and Val Hyland

A reminder that the card game on Sunday 19th October will again be in aid of the Special Care Baby Units, in Castlebar and The Coombe Hospitals.
Your continued support for these worthy causes would be greatly appreciated.

New Officers Elected At Swinford Scouts AGM

The AGM of the Swinford Mayo 24 Scouts was held on Tuesday 7th October in the Amenity Park. The following were elected officers for the coming year -:

Group Leader – Breege McHugh
Chairperson – Julie Ryan
Vice Chairperson – Yvonne Irwin
Secretary – Clodagh Gleeson
Treasurers – Bernie Ansboro and Brian Dunleavy
Training Officer – Renee Nolan
Quarter Master – Brian Dunleavy

Registration for 2014/2015 has now been completed and all available spaces have been taken. However, if you would like more information on becoming a scout leader in the future or wish to register your child’s interest in joining the Swinford Scouts, please email: swinfordmayo24@gmail.com

Swinford Killasser Ladies GFC Fixtures

Swinford Killasser LGFC

Swinford Killasser LGFC

Saturday 18th October at 4:30pm Venue T.B.C

Mayo Ladies U16 Division 1 League Final

Swinford Killasser v Burrishoole

Sunday 19th October at 12noon in Swinford

U13 A Championship Quarter Final

Swinford Killasser v Davitts

Midfield Group Water Scheme

Midfield Co-operative Group Water Scheme Ltd advises all shareholders to return any correspondence from Irish Water stating that they are part of a private group water scheme and that they are served by their own septic tank. Failure to return this correspondence could result in shareholders being billed by Irish Water for services.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s 50/50 draw was worth €1035 and was won by Jackie O’Brien of Meelick.

The next draw will take place in The White House, Swinford on Tuesday 21th October.

Draw envelopes are widely available in Swinford’s shops and businesses and you can now play online.

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and who knows YOU may be the lucky winner next week.

Meelick 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Meelick Community Centre on Tuesday 14th October were -:

Philip Moore and Tom Bredican
2nd & 3rd (shared)
Maureen Morley and Phyllis Bredican
Jimmy Stenson and Val Hyland
Seamus Gallagher and Michael Ryan

Winners of the Spot prizes

Philip Moore and Tom Bredican
Seamus Gallagher and Michael Ryan

Raffle Winners

1st Eileen Geraghty
2nd Pat Molloy
3rd  Maureen Morley

The next Meelick 25 drive will be on Tuesday 21st October at 9pm in Meelick Community Centre. New card players are always welcomed.

 If you have a forthcoming event or notice that you would like mentioned in next weeks Swinford Notes, please email:  Swinfordnotes@swinford.ie

Author: Swinford Admin

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