Swinford Notes 2nd March 2016

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Swinford Indoor Market

Swinford Indoor Country Market is on Saturday the 5th of March from 9.30-2pm at Swinford Cultural Centre (beside the new library).

We have a busy day planned for the whole family.

Our wide range of lovely stalls are there with a large variety of local produce on offer: veg, cakes, breads, preserves, plants, crafts, jewellery and much more will be available. We have some lovely home-made Cakes for Easter available.

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

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


Swinford Court House Regeneration

A meeting to discuss the Regeneration of Swinford Courthouse will take place on Monday, March 14th at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. All individuals, groups and businesses with an interest in the facility are encouraged to attend. Further details can be got by contacting Paul Corrigan on 094 9047699 or pcorrigan@mayococo.ie.


Cake Sale

Swinford Mayo 24 Scouts will hold a fundraising Cake Sale on Easter Sunday, March 27th in the kitchen of Swinford Secondary School after 12 o’clock mass. All support would be greatly appreciated.


Daffodil Day

Daffodil Day is Friday March 11th this year we are looking for volunteers to give a few hours of their time to sell daffodils on the street in Swinford on that day if interested please contact Mary 0876536370 or Annie 0876867557.



GIY Workshop

free grow your own workshop Knock 2016-poster


Crochet Classes

Crochet classes in Killasser Community Centre for beginners/improvers on Tuesday night from 7pm to 9pm.

Cost €75 (crochet hook, a ball of yarn and patterns supplied) for 5 week course.

Contact Anne O’Hara Quinn on 087 7548741 if you want to join.


Boom Sprayer Course


Boom sprayers courses are scheduled to take place in Killasser Community Centre on March 21st & 22nd, 24th & 25th, 29th & 30th.

If you would like to attend the course contact Siobhan Ward on 087 9193371.


Indoor Soccer

The Friday night indoor soccer continues at 6pm every Friday night.

Ages 5 – 8 kick off at 6pm

Ages 9 – 11 kick off at 7pm

12 and older kick off at 7.45pm

All welcome.


Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Monday March 14th  at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford

Free and open to all over 16 years

Contact  086 0700681 if you require further information


Donate to Hospice


Are you moving house or redecorating? Mayo Roscommon Hospice would welcome items for their household shop in Castlebar, tables, chairs, sofas, bric and brac and other suitable items.

Collection arranged.

Contact Martin on 089 7017222 or 094 9388666.


Aras Attracta 25 Drive Results

Latest results from Sunday 28th February.

Card Winners

1st Jimmy McDonnell & Martin Regan

2nd Phillip Moore & Tom Bredican

3rd shared by

Tom Dunne & Vera Scally

Michael Ryan & Michael O’Neill


Tom Durkan & Michael Durkan

Virginia Heeran & Mary Byrne


1st Bernard Callaghan

2nd Gerry Moran

3rd Cannon Michael Joyce

Games continue in Aras Attracta every Sunday at 8.30pm, please support.

Golf Club 25 Drive Results

Latest results from 25th February

1st Tom Bredican Philip Moore
2nd Mary Callaghan Mary Doyle
3rd shared by Mary Higgins Maureen Morley Eileen And Noreen Geraghty
were won by Verona McNulty Helen Gallogly Philip Moore and Tom Bredican
Raffles winners
Maureen Morley x 2 and Mary Callaghan
Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm.

Swinford Community Lotto Results for February 29th 2016


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



Numbers:  4   13   18   19
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners
Rachel Hunt, c/o Melletts
Audrey Hannigan, Ballyshannon
Jackpot now €8,600
Draw on Monday March 7th in Quinns
50/50 Draw

This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Franks Place, Killasser on Tuesday 1 March and John Needham won €723. Envelopes are available in most business premises and online throughwww.swinfordgaa.ie where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/25/52 weeks. Next draw is in Julians, Midfield on the 8th March. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

Michael Walsh Intermediate League

Fixtures will be updated on our website www.swinfordgaa.ie

Under 16 Division 3

Swinford GAA v Ballinrobe on Sunday 13th March at 11am at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Minor League

Fixtures will be updated on our website www.Swinfordgaa.ie



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