Swinford Notes 30th September 2015
The Circus Is Coming To Town
Fossetts Circus will return to Swinford on Monday October 5th & Tuesday October 6th. Shows will be held at 7.30pm on Monday & at 4.30pm on Tuesday at Swinford Amenity Park. Fossetts is Irelands longest running and biggest Circuses. And judging by reports from last year, they put on a fantastically entertaining show. So bring the whole family along next week to what will be a very enjoyable evening at the Circus in Swinford.
Swinford Golf Club Scrap Metal & Clothes Collection
Scrap Metal and Clothes collection on Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th October from 10am to 7pm each day.
Clothes and Scrap metal can be dropped off at Swinford Golf Club or call Richard @ 086 0516948 or Tom @ 087 2893554 to arrange collection.
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.
Resource Efficiency For Business
Heartfulness Relaxation and Meditation
Monday Oct 12th at 7pm in Swinford Library
Free and open to all over 16 years
Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.
Swinford Tidy Towns
Swinford Tidy Towns are delighted to have been awarded 248 points in this years competition. Swinford Tidy Towns achieved 240 marks in last years competition. Huge thanks to everyone that has helped out throughout the year. Great credit has to go to everyone in the Swinford community. There has been so much work done over the last few years, every little bit helps, no matter how small, it really does make a difference. We are getting so many positive comments back from tourists and people who have been away from Swinford, that notice a huge improvement in the appearance of the town! Full report is up on www.swinfordtidytowns.com The Swinford Clean Street Awards Ceremony will take place on Friday the 23rd October in the Gateway Hotel. Everyone in the community are invited to attend the celebration, more details to follow.
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Horkans on 29th September and John Moran of Kilkelly Road, Swinford won €670. 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 Bolands on 6th October. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.
Minor B Championship Semi-Final
Saturday 3rd October 1pm Louisburgh v Swinford in Louisburgh
Senior League Div 1E
Friday 2nd October 9pm Swinford v Kilmovee Shamrocks at Connacht Centre of Excellence, Bekan
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 website www.swinfordgaa.ie
Men On The Move
Men on the Move..the best move you will every make.
If you are aged 35 and over, male and not physically active.
Want to feel fitter, have fun and more energy, meet new people.. join the Swinford Men on the Move…starting next Wednesday night 7th Oct at 7.30pm at the Amenities Park. Registration is from 7pm.. Supported by Mayo Sports Partnership and H.S.E. For further enquires contact Geraldine Finn 086-8105964
Swinford Community Lotto Results
Swinford Community Lotto Results for September 28th 2015
Numbers: 6 9 27 30
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners
Mathew & Sophie, c/o The Sheepwalk
Margaret & Geraldine, c/o The White House
Michael Regan, c/o Julians
Joan & Teresa, c/o Baxter
3 Number Winners
Chris Watson, Bollingbrook Drive
Breege Rowley, Lisheenabrone
Josie Lavelle, c/o Moores
Siobhan Lavin, c/o Baxter
Forkan Family, Lislackagh
Meta Brennan, KIlleen
Jackpot now €20,000
Draw on Monday October 5th in Julians
Swinford Community Lotto Providing Sport & Recreation Facilities in Our Community
Gateway Hotel 25 Drive Results
The winners of the 25 Drive held in the Gateway Hotel on Sunday 27th September.
The next 25 drive in the Gateway Hotel will be at 8:30pm on Sunday 13th September. New card players are always welcomed.
Swinford Cultural Centre
ART COMPETITION TO DESIGN OUR LOGO
THE CULTURAL CENTRE SWINFORD IS DEVELOPING A BRAND LOGO AND WE WANT YOUR HELP IN CREATING IT.
THE LOGO YOU DESIGN COULD BE SELECTED AS THE OFFICIAL LOGO FOR SWINFORD CULTURAL CENTRE.
THE COMPETITION IS OPEN TO CHILDREN FROM 10-18 YEARS OLD AND THEY MUST LIVE IN THE SWINFORD AREA.
NO GUIDELINES TO THE LOGO BUT BE CREATIVE!!!!!!!
LOGOS MUST BE SUBMITTED NO LATER THAN 12 NOON ON FRIDAY 23RD OF OCTOBER TO THE CULTURAL CENTRE OR BY EMAIL. 3 CATEGORIES WINNERS AND AN OVERALL WINNER. CATEGORY 1: IS 10-12 YEARS OLD. CATEGORY 2: IS 13-15 YEARS OLD AND CATEGORY 3: IS 16-18 YEARS OLD.
EMAIL ENTRIES TO email@example.com or by post to Swinford Cultural Centre, Station Road, Swinford, Co.Mayo. Don’t forget to put your Name, Address and Age on your entry.
VARIOUS PRIZES ON OFFER.
Sean Nós/ Céilí dancing classes with Gráinne Kelly Frayne will begin again in Swinford NS at 7.00pm this Thursday October 1st. Registration from 6.30pm. If you have any queries text 0877454032.
Friends of The Willows
Local mental health charity, Friends of the Willows, need volunteers to help at church gate collections on Saturday the 10th of October and/or Sunday 11th of October in Kiltimagh. Transport can be provided if needed. Please call Collette on 087 673 2381
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