Swinford Notes – 25th February 2015

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Achonry Regional Pioneer Dinner Dance

This year’s Achonry Regional Pioneer Dinner Dance will be held on Friday 27th February in the Gateway Hotel starting at 8pm.

Tickets are €25 and are available from Thomas Marren on 087 2344338 or from Yvonne Moore in Moore’s Supermarket, Swinford.

Swinford GAA Fixture

Swinford GAA Crest

Swinford GAA Club

Sunday 1st March at 11:30am in Parke

Michael Walsh Intermediate Cup
Parke v Swinford

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

Killaturley Water Notice

Killaturley Water Co-operative Society Ltd would like to inform its members that a major cleaning of its pipe network in all areas commenced on Monday 23rd February and will finish on Friday 20th March.

Slight discolouration of water along with temporary interruption to supply may occur during this process. The Society apologises for any inconvenience caused.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for February 23rd
3, 6, 9, 15

€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Patricia Gallagher, Viewpoint, Castlebar
Fiona Ryan, c/o Tara Cafe

3 number winners:
Mary Bourke, Brabazon Heights
B G R S M, c/o Melletts
A Forkan, Lislackagh

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €14,600.

The next draw will be held on Monday 2nd March in The White House.

Swinford Golf Club 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Swinford Golf Club on Thursday 19th February were -:

1st & 2nd (shared)
Seamus Gallagher and Jimmy O’Donnell
Francis Rowley and Eddie Bredican
Brian McNulty and John Gallagher

Winners of the Spot Prizes

 Michael Moran and Michael Regan
Mark Munnelly and Margaret Sweeney

Raffle Winners

1st Catherine Loftus
2nd Esther Munnelly
3rd Catherine Loftus

The next Swinford Golf Club 25 drive will be on Thursday 26th February at 9pm. Everyone is welcomed to attend.

Swinford Community Indoor Market

This month’s Indoor Market will take place on Saturday 7th March from 9:30am to 1pm in the Cultural Centre.

On offer will be a wide variety of produce from scrumptious home baking, artisan breads, local honey, jams, preserves, chutneys, fresh fruit & veg, both fresh flower and silk flower arrangements, crafts, sowing, quilting, crochet, knitting, herbs, plants, flowers, spring bulbs and plants, home spun wool, soaps, jewellery of all types, greeting cards, cheeses and olives and much much more..

The Railway Cafe always a very popular spot will be serving teas, coffees and a selection of homemade foods to eat in or take away.

Please come along and support your local community market.

Swinford Mayo 24th Scouts Training Awards

Members of Swinford Mayo 24th Scouts awarded Stage 5 (Event Planning) Scouting Ireland Training Certificates

Back l-r Julie Ryan, Michael Howley, Yvonne Irwin, Brian Dunleavy, Breege McHugh & Michael McHugh.
Front l-r Mary Malone, Rene Nolan, Tara Fennell

On Sunday 8th February, Members of Swinford Mayo 24th Scouts successfully completed their Stage 5 (Event Planning) Scouting Ireland Training in Lough Lannagh, Castlebar and were awarded their certificates.

Mayo Job Club

Mayo Job Club will be holding training in the Swinford Cultural Centre starting Monday 2nd March to Friday 20th March from 10am – 1pm weekdays only.

This free service provides help with CV Writing, Job Resourcing, Interview Skills, etc for job seekers.

To register phone: 094 9256745, e-mail: info@mayonortheast.com or come along on Monday 2nd March at 10:00am. All are welcome.

There is a €60.00 allowance paid to each participant towards travel.

Aras Attracta 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Aras Attracta on Sunday 22nd February were

1st & 2nd (shared)
John Gallagher and Brian McNulty
Virginia Heeran and Mary Byrne
Sean Duffy and Kevin Walsh

Winners of the Spot Prizes

Tommy Bredican and Philip Moore
Tom Dunne and Francis Rowley

Raffle Winners

1st Patricia Rowley
2nd Eddie Bredican
3rd Michael Carney

The next 25 drive will be held on Sunday 1st March at 8:30pm in Aras Attracta. New card players are always welcomed.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s 50/50 draw was worth €1007 and was won by Bob McCallion and Alice Roughneen.

The next draw will take place at 9pm in Boland’s Bar on Tuesday 3rd March.

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

This week Swinford GAA Club will also be presenting cheques for €250 to the National Schools of Meelick and Midfield for the purchase of sport equipment.

The club would like to thank all our sellers of tickets, the players for going out every weekend selling tickets and everyone in the community who purchased envelopes. Your continued support is greatly appreciated.

Swinford GAA Dinner Dance

A date for your diary – Sunday 5th April – Swinford GAA Club will be holding their dinner dance and award night in the Gateway Hotel.

Swinford Golf / Soccer Draw Results

The results of Draw No. 6 which was held in The Sheepwalk Bar on Saturday 21st February are -:

James Henry, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16

Gertie McNulty, Ballina Road, Swinford

The McNeela Family, Main Street, Swinford

Presentation Of iPads To Scoil Muire Agus Treasa

Derek Kelly of Swinford Motors along with Yvonne Irwin & Julie Ryan of Scoil Muire Agus Treasa Parents Association are pictured above presenting 3 iPad Airs to Mr. Butler (Principal) and students Conn Durkin & Michelle Higgins.

The iPads were funded from the proceeds of the Paddy Casey concert held in Swinford Cultural Centre on 29th November 2014 sponsored by Swinford Motors.

Thank you to Brian and Caroline Galvin, Tower Hardware, O’Connells Pharmacy, Kennedy’s Eurospar and the Gateway Hotel for their generous raffle prizes and a special thank you to Michael Murtagh and Swinford GAA for organising the event.

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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