Swinford Notes – 24th September 2015

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Help Goal During The Refugee Crisis

Goal have begun a campaign with Topaz, where people could drop in essential items to their local Topaz stations, there are two pick ups a week and the items go directly to the refugees. You can find the list of participating stations and further information at this link:


Two stations from Swinford are on the list and people are welcome to drop essentials to support the crisis. (Thank you to Orla Halligan for the information)

Annual WEEE Electrical Collection This Saturday

The annual free WEEE electrical collection Swinford will be in Tesco car park on Saturday 26th September. The collection will be open from 10 am until 4 pm. Last year there was 18 & 1/2 tonnes of electrical waste collected at the Swinford collection point. Any household item with a plug or battery will be accepted from large items such as fridges, dishwashers and tumble-dryers, to small household items such as remote controls, electric toothbrushes and everything in between. For full details visit www.swinfordtidytowns.com

Adult Beginner & Improver Crochet Classes

In stitches wool and craft shop are starting a 6 week evening course starting the end of September (Midweek). Dates to be confirmed.

Contact Eileen on 087 1337105

Upcycling With Chalk Paint Course

Redesign a picture frame and a vase with chalk paint. On Saturday 26th September at 10am to 1pm learn how to distress, wax, mix colours and colour wash.

Contact Eileen on 0871337105

Swinford Indoor Market On Sat 3rd October

Swinford Indoor Country Market is on Sat the 3rd of October from 9.30-2pm at the Swinford Cultural Centre. We have a busy day planned for the whole family.

As always our lovely stalls are there and we have a few new faces among them, a Craft Butcher, Woodcrafts, Veg, Cakes, Breads, Preserves, Plants and Crafts, will all be available.

The Railway cafe is there to sit down relax while enjoying live music and having a lovely cup of tea with a slice of cake.

We’ll be looking forward to seeing you all there.

Mayo Carers Association Are Having A Pop Up Shop & Need Volunteers

Mayo Carers Association are having a Pop Up Shop in Lough Lannagh Village on the 16th and 17th October from 10-5pm. We are looking for donations of children’s clothes and bric-a-brac. Please contact Bernadette or Doreen on 0863775702/0949060305 for more information. We are also looking for volunteers to help with some of our fundraising events in the next few months. Please contact us on the above numbers for more information. (Doreen Blake, Administrator, MOSAIC Centre)

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

50/50 Draw

This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Sheepwalk on 22nd September and Molly Loftus of Killasser won €732. 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 in Horkans on 29th September. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

Upcoming Fixtures:

Under 13 Division 3A League Playoff

Thursday 24th September 6pm Charlestown v Swinford in Charlestown

Junior Championship Relegation Playoff

Saturday 26th September 4-30pm Swinford v Ballaghaderreen in Aghamore

Under 15 Division 3A

Sunday 27th September 12pm Swinford v Ballinrobe at Robert McCallion Menorial Park

Minor B Championship Semi-Final

Saturday 3rd October 1pm Louisburgh v Swinford in Louisburgh

Senior League Div 1C

Sunday 4th October 12pm Islandeady v Swinford in Islandeady

Any changes will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website. Match reports, when available, will be posted on our websitewww.swinfordgaa.ie

Gateway Hotel 25 Drive Results Sunday 20th September

1st, 2nd and 3rd was shared by

Una Dunleavy & Nuala Kilgallon

Brian McNulty & John Gallagher

Eddie Bredican & Pat Molloy.


Games continue every Sunday night at 8.30pm in the Gateway Hotel, please support thank you

Swinford Amenity Park

Mayo Masters V Tyrone at the Amenity Pitch 2.30pm on Saturday, please support.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

Swinford Community Lotto Results for September 21st 2015

Numbers:  15   24   26   30

€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

Mary Groarke, c/o Moores Shop

Noel McNicholas, Park Road

Emma Dunleavy, Rathduff

Mary McNicholas, Park Road

3 Number Winners

Joanne Kilroy, Carnacross

Tina Lynskey, New Park

Sheila Lenehan, Killaturley

Jackpot now €20,000

Draw on Monday September 28th in The Gateway Hotel

Swinford Community Lotto Providing Sport & Recreation Facilities in Our Community

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

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