Swinford Notes 28th October 2015
Swinford Indoor Country Market
Swinford Indoor Country Market is on the 7th of November from 9.30-2pm at the Swinford Cultural Centre and we have a busy day planned for the whole family.
‘In Stitches’ Wool & Craft shop are running a workshop for all children (Boys & Girls) aged 6+.
As always our lovely stalls are there and we have a few new faces among them, Sheerins Craft Butcher will be joining us as well as veg, cakes, breads, preserves, plants, crafts, and many more will be available.
The Railway cafe is there to sit down relax while enjoying the live music and having a lovely cup of tea with a slice of cake.
We’ll be looking forward to seeing you all there to help celebrate with us.
Swinford Men’s Shed
Motivation weight management from Castlebar will be giving Swinford Mens Shed a talk on nutrition and the psychology of why we overeat this Thursday evening at 7pm in the Gateway Hotel. This will be followed by a meeting of the Mens Shed. All members are aske to attend. New members are always welcome. The motivation talk is open to everyone.
Occupational First Aid Training
An occupational First Aid training course will be held in the Cultural Centre Swinford on the 3rd, 4th & 5th of November 2015. The course is free to unemployed people. Places are limited so please book early. To register please contact Dolores McNicholas at 087 7704251 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Interview Skills Training Workshop:
This one day workshop aims to provide the key skills necessary to excel in future interviews. Training will be held in Swinford on Thursday 26th November 2015.
The course is free to unemployed people. Places are limited and early booking is advised.
To register for the training please contact Dolores McNicholas at 0877704251 or email@example.com
This training is delivered by Mayo North East and is funded under The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme
Christmas Fayre & Bazaar
A Christmas Fayre and Bazaar will be held in the Cultural Centre on Sunday the 29th of November from 12-5 pm. There will be lots of stalls on the day and all proceeds go to the Mayo/Roscommon Hospice. The organisers are looking for donations of unwanted gifts, Christmas decorations etc all items you have to give away can be brought to the Hospice Shop between 9.30am-5.30 every day. Please support it is for a great cause.
Swinford Golf Club Card Game
The 25 drive card games are back on Thursday 29th October at 9 o’clock all new members welcome.
Kinaffe National School Centenary Celebrations
Kinaffe National School are celebrating 100 years on 31st October with a special mass at 12 noon. Everyone is more than welcome to join in the festivities.
Halloween Disco hosted by Swinford Foroige
There is a Halloween Disco for Primary School Children on the 30th of October in the Gateway Hotel. Organisers want one parent/guardian to accompany each child attending, refreshements will be provided. The disco starts from 7-9 o’clock and the admission price is €5 for one child or €10 for 2 or more children.
Swinford FC are looking for people to help coach the U-8’s & U10’s. The training will be held on Tuesday’s from 4-5 pm. Please contact Gerry Gaughan , Alan Cassidy or Donal Benson 087 9785987 or firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested. Please remember the club are always looking for parents to help out.
Swinford Community Lotto Results
Swinford Community Lotto Results for October 27th 2015
Numbers: 2 19 25 30
Declan Forkan, Lislackagh
5 x €2,000 Winners
Anita McNicholas, Park Road
Dennis Meehan, Baxter
Jimmy Skinner, Derryronane
Tara Cafe Staff, Castlebar
Eddie O’Hara, Logcurragh
2 x €70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners
John Burke, c/o The Sheepwalk
Mary O’Hara, Tullinacurra
14 x 3 Number Winners
Vincent O’Brien, Meelick
Mary Kate Skeffington, Killasser
N.A.B. Kilgallon, Cashel
Maureen Ruane, Meelick
Marty Lawless, Cois Abhainn
Michelle Groarke, c/o Melletts
Pat O’Brien, c/o Melletts
Alan Bredican, Lisheenabrone
Declan Campbell, Swinford
Lianne Farrelly, Swinford
Brian Turbitt, Swinford
- B., c/o The Sheepwalk
V Callaghan, Tullinacurra
6 x Sellers Prizes
€500 to Forkans Garage. €100 each to Eurospar, Melletts News, Tara Cafe, Gavaghans Mace & Campbells
Jackpot now €5,000
Draw on Monday November 2nd in The Sheepwalk
Swinford Community Lotto Providing Sport & Recreation Facilities in Our Community
Aras Attracta Card Game Results
Aras Attracta on Sunday 25th October.
Card Game winners
1st, 2nd & 3rd was shared by
Patricia & Ciaran Rowley
Michael O’Neill & Michael Ryan
Kevin Walsh & Sean Duffy
1st Phyllis Bredican
2nd John Gallagher
3rd Una Dunleavy
Michael Ryan & Michael O’Neill
Eddie Bredican & Pat Molloy
The games continue every Tuesday from 9 o’clock new members are always welcome
Fine Gael Meeting
Swinford branch of Fine Gael held a well attended meeting in the Gateway Hotel recently. In attendance was Deputy Michelle Mulherin and Cllr. Neil Cruise and other members. Deputy Mulherin spoke about the new water and sewerage treatment plants that have been given the go ahead for Foxford and Charlestown and a grant of €50.000 for work on the courthouse in Swinford and a new walkway around the town. Neil Cruise stated that these schemes have been on the agenda for a long number of years but is only now that the money has been provided. He also welcomed the grant to Swinford Amenity Park for the provision of a running track. The meeting finished with a very positive outlook for the New Year.
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in the Gateway Hotel on 27th October and Amy McIntyre of Lurga, Charlestown won €638. 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 Melletts on 3rd November. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.
East Mayo Junior Championship B Final
Saturday 31st October 6pm Swinford v Charlestown at Connacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan
Under 15 Division 3 Final
Saturday 31st Oct at time & venue to be decided Swinford v Davitts
Upcoming fixturess will be posted on our facebook, twitter and website. Match reports, when available, will be posted on our websitewww.swinfordgaa.ie
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