Swinford Notes – 29th October 2014

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Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s draw was worth €1200 and was won by Maureen Howley of Tower Hardware, Swinford.

The next draw will take place in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford on Tuesday 4th November.

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

Next week the club will be sharing it’s half of the draw with Scoil Mhuire agus Treasa in order to support Gaelic games in the school. Similar initiatives will be done with all the schools in the area in the future. Thank you for making the draw a continued success. The club really appreciates all your support.

Multi Use Games Area Official Opening

Mayo County Council cordially invites all members of the Swinford community to the Official Opening of the new Multi Use Games Area (MUGA) at Brabazon Park by Minister Michael Ring, T.D. Minister of State at the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport on Friday 31st October at 12 noon.

Golf Club 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Swinford Golf Club on Thursday 23rd October were -:

1st & 2nd (shared)
Tom Bredican and Philip Moore
Margaret Waters and Sean Quinn
3rd (shared)
Martin McNeela and Caolin Gallogley
Philip Irwin and Ann Rowley

Winners of the Spot Prizes

Phyllis Bredican and Patty Hanley
Gerry Ronayne and Brian Rowley

Raffle Winners

1st Michael Lynskey
2nd Phyllis Bredican
3rd Annie McNeela

The next Swinford Golf Club 25 drive will be on Thursday 30th October at 9pm. All are welcomed to attend.

Swinford Community Indoor Market

The next Community Indoor Market is on Saturday 1st November from 9:30am to 1:00pm in the Swinford Cultural Centre.

Local organic vegetables, plants, flowers, all kinds of crafts, jewellery, local spun wool, 17 types of sourdough breads, local honey/jams  and many, many more wonderful items.

The Railway Cafe will also be open with delicious home made cuisine. An idea place to get an early start on buying those extra special Christmas gifts locally.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for October 28th
5, 8, 20, 24

€70 local shopping voucher winners:
H Doherty, c/o The Sheepwalk
Eddie Bredican, Cloonfinane

€35 winners:
Cecile Muldowney, Tullinacurra
Anne Spragg, Oak Drive
Fiona Ryan, Johnsfort
Una Doyle, Tumgesh

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €11,200.

The next draw will be held on Monday 3rd November in Melletts.

Aras Attracta 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Aras Attracta on Sunday 26th October were -:

Brian McNulty and John Gallagher
2nd & 3rd (shared)
Cannon Joyce and Jack Pidgeon
John Byrne and Bernard Callaghan

Winners of the Spot Prizes

Brian McNulty and John Gallagher
Jimmy Jordan and Francis Rowley

Raffle Winners

1st Phyllis Bredican
2nd Eddie Bredican
3rd Helen Gallogley

The next 25 drive will be on Sunday 2nd November at 8:30pm in Aras Attracta. New card players are always welcomed.

Macra na Feirme New Members

Anyone aged 17 – 35 years who would like to join Macra in the Swinford/ Meelick/Kilasser area are advised to text 086 8713359 for more details.

Killaturley Water

The deadline for the Killaturley Water annual rent payment is Tuesday 4th November. For further details phone 087 7961903

Swinford GAA AGM

Swinford GAA Fixtures can be found in the Swinford Notes on Swinford.ie

Swinford GAA Club

The Swinford GAA Annual General Meeting will be held on Sunday 30th November at 7:30pm in the Gateway Hotel.

All members are asked to attend.

Meelick 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Meelick Community Centre on Tuesday 28th October were -:

1st & 2nd (shared)
Maureen Morley and Phyllis Bredican
Virgina Heeran and Michael Ward
Seamus Conwell and Jimmy Jordan

Winners of the Spot Prizes

Eileen Geraghty and Noreen Geraghty
Dette Ryder and Geraldine Turbitt

Raffle Winners

1st Caolin Gallogley
2nd Maureen Morley
3rd Jim Lavin

The next Meelick 25 drive will be on Tuesday 4th November 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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