Swinford Notes 24th August 2016

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Carer And Young Carer of the Year Award 2016

If you know a carer, whether a relative, neighbour or a friend, who you think should be recognised and rewarded for the extraordionary levels of care they provide to a loved one why not nominate them for our carer of the Year Award or our Young Carer of the Year Award.

Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday Sepetember 16th and you can use the link to fill out your entry http://familycarers.ie/get-involved/carer-of-the-year-2016/

Otherwise contact Bernadette 094 9060305 who can arrange to send you out a nomination form.


New Members Required

Local charity Friends of the Willows would love to find some new committee members to join their team. They also seek people to help with upcoming church gate collections and a bag pack.

If you feel like helping raise funds to provide essential mental health services in the local community please contact Collette on 087 6732381.

All help will be greatly appreciated.


Shine A Light 2016

On October 21st of this year Shine A Light campaign to raise awareness of homelessness in Ireland is holding its Business Leaders Sleep out.

It is hoped to hold an event in Swinford to raise awareness and help fundraise for Focus Ireland to support their efforts to end homelessness.

Work is at an early stage in regards to the sleep out in Swinford but if you wish to get involved in any way please contact swinfordshinealight@gmail.com


Connect with Technology

Age Action Ireland is holding beginner/refresher classes for older people (55+) who have little or no experience and are terrified of technology, or for those who have some knowledge and would like to take it to the next phase.

Classes will start again in September in Swinford Library on Wednesday’s from 10am to 12 noon.

Participants are generally taught on a one to one basis by trained and experienced volunteer tutors.

For more information and to get on the waiting list call Age Action on 091 527831.


Lough Derg

Killasser Community Care Group are organising a one day pilgrimage to Lough Derg on Tuesday September 13th.

If you are interested in attending contact Nancy on 087 6720705, Theresa 087 2702061 or Sarah 087 9494342.


Swinford Community Lotto


Swinford Community Lotto Developing Facilities for Clubs in Our Community. The results of this lotto can be found in Swinford Notes on Swinford.ie


Swinford Community Lotto Results for August 22nd 2016

Numbers:  11   18   29   30
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners
Grace Mullaney, c/o Carmels Cafe
Jacqueline Ryan
3 Number Winners
M Day, Oak Drive
Bernie Hyland
Jackpot now €13,600
Draw on Monday August 29th in The White House

Swinford GAA

50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Gateway Hotel and Alan McNulty and Francis McNulty of Cloongullane won €616
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 the Moores on the 30th August. Draw envelopes are now available at 3 for €5.

All Ireland Final

Presently the club are not taking orders for tickets for the All Ireland Final. Announcements will be made on Facebook/Twitter/swinfordgaa.ie when we have more information.
We would advise all members to seek out tickets throughout the country as it is anticipated the club will not get enough tickets to satisfy demand.

Upcoming Fixtures

26th August 7pm
East Mayo Minor Championship

Ballyhaunis Gaels v Swinford Parke KC in Ballyhaunis

27th August 11am
East Mayo Under 11 League
Swinford v Kiltimagh at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
27th August 5pm
Junior Championship Relegation Playoff
Swinford v Kilfian in Ballina
3rd September 11am
East Mayo Under 11 League
Bohola Moy Davitts v Swinford in Foxford
5th September 6pm
Under 13 League Div 2A
Swinford v Davitts at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
10th September 11am
East Mayo Under 11 League
Aghamore v Swinford in Aghamore
12th September 6pm
Under 13 League Div 2A
Hollymount-Carramore v Swinford in Hollymount
19th September 6pm
Under 13 League Div 2A
Aghamore v Swinford in Aghamore

Any changes will be posted on Facebook, twitter and swinfordgaa.ie

If you have a forthcoming event of notice that you would like mentioned in our Swinford Notes please email Swinfordnotes.ie




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