Swinford Notes – 31st December 2014

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Christmas Fundraising Table Quiz

There will be a Christmas Table Quiz in aid of Mayo Women’s Support Services and the Swinford Christmas Crib outside Glebe House, this Friday 2nd January at 9:30pm in the Gateway Hotel. Table of 4 costs €30.

Please come along and test your brain cells after all the Christmas festivities! Your support would be greatly appreciated.

Let’s Get Walking Together

The Mayo Branch of Arthritis Ireland is starting a new ‘Let’s Get Walking Together’ group for people living with arthritis and fibromyalgia in the Swinford and surrounding areas.

Walking is a great way to exercise and is proven to be the best way to manage arthritis pain and help make joints more flexible, as well as being a great way to have a bit of fun.

The first walk will take place in Swinford on Saturday 10th January at 10am starting at the Civic Centre. To book a place call Margaret on 087 4150663

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for December 29th
10, 25, 26, 29

€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Margaret Devaney, c/o Melletts
Tony Brennan, c/o The White House

€35 winners:
Danny Scullion

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €13,000.

The next draw will be held on Monday 5th January in Moores, Swinford.

Swinford Community Lotto would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.

Christmas Lights And Crib

Paddy Campbell has once again switched on his Christmas lights and crib and the lights will remain on until 6th January 2015.

All donations received will go to the Make A Wish Foundation.
Thank you for supporting this very worthy cause.

Meelick 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in Meelick Community Centre on Tuesday 30th December were -:

Margaret Waters and Gerard Hennigan
2nd & 3rd (shared)
Sean Quinn and Jimmy Walsh
John Gallagher and Michael O’Neill
Geraldine Turbitt and Michael Ryan

Winners of the Spot Prizes

Margaret Waters and Gerard Hennigan
Michael Ward and Virginia Heeran

Raffle Winners

1st Cannon Joyce
2nd Jerry Moran
3rd Bernard Callaghan
4th Willie Creighton
5th Jimmy Stenson
6th Maureen Morley
7th Phyllis Bredican

The next Meelick 25 drive will be on Tuesday 6th January at 9pm in Meelick Community Centre. New card players are always welcomed.

The Meelick Committee would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year.

Coolegrane Christmas Lights

The Hughes family of Coolegrane, Foxford have once again erected their colourful display of Christmas lighting at their home. The Coolegrane Lights have become known as one of the largest and most colourful displays of Christmas lights in the west of Ireland. As usual a donation box will be placed at their gateway and Kevin Hughes has decided that all proceeds raised this year will be donated to the Roisin Tansey Trust Fund.

You are all welcome to come along and view these amazing lights. Your support for this very worthy cause is much appreciated. For further information contact Kevin Hughes on 086 8583380

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s 50/50 draw was worth €1304 and was won by Ella McManus of Couture Hair Design.

The next draw will take place in Heaneys, Killasser on Tuesday 6th January.

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

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and who knows, maybe YOU will be the first lucky winner of 2015!

Christmas Lights and Nativity Crib

Everyone is welcomed to visit the Christmas lights and Nativity Crib display at Vincent O’Briens House, Laughtadurcan, Meelick. Follow directions from Meelick Church. All donations equally divided between Cystic Fibrosis Ireland and the Mayo Roscommon Hospice. Contact 087 6830314 for further information.

Everyone at Swinford.ie would like to wish all our readers and contributors a very Happy New Year. We hope that 2015 is a wonderful year for all of you.

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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