Swinford Notes – 4th February 2015
Swinford Soccer Club AGM
The Annual General Meeting of Swinford F.C. will take place on Friday 6th February at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. All members are requested to attend.
Computer Training Classes
Mayo North East will be holding computer training classes in Swinford Library on Monday 9th February from 10am to 2pm. The classes will run on each Monday thereafter for 4 weeks. Training will include an introduction to Microsoft Word, internet and email.
Places are limited and priority will be given to unemployed people. The classes are free but must be pre-booked.
For further details and to register, phone Dolores on 087 7704251
Swinford Golf Club 25 Drive Results
The winners of the 25 Drive held in Swinford Golf Club on Thursday 29th January were -:
1st & 2nd (shared)
Mary Higgins and Maureen Morley
John Gallagher and Brian McNulty
2nd & 3rd (shared)
Martin McNeela and Cailin Gallogly
Winners of the Spot Prizes
Eileen Geraghty and Noreen Geraghty x 2
1st Brian Rowley
2nd Mary Higgins
3rd Margaret Sweeney
The next Swinford Golf Club 25 drive will be on Thursday 5th February at 9pm. Everyone is welcomed to attend.
Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw
This week’s 50/50 draw was worth €1058 and was won by John and Ann Sheehan of Ballyglass East, Charlestown.
The next draw will take place in Padraic Horkans, Swinford on Tuesday 10th February at 9pm.
Draw envelopes are widely available in Swinford’s shops and businesses plus you can also play online.
Swinford GAA Club would like to thank all our sellers of tickets, the players for going out every weekend selling tickets and everyone in the community who purchased envelopes. Your support is greatly appreciated.
New Swinford GAA Training Top
The new Swinford GAA training top is now available to buy online or in person from The White House.
Kinaffe National School Enrolments
Kinaffe National School is now taking enrolments for the school year 2015/16.
This multi award winning school has a low pupil teacher ratio and opportunities for innovative learning and individual attention from highly qualified teachers.
Please contact Margaret on 094 9251031 for enrolment forms.
Aras Attracta 25 Drive Results
The winners of the 25 Drive held in Aras Attracta on Sunday 1st February were -:
John Byrne and Bernard Callaghan
Michael Lynskey and Mary Lynskey
Phyllis Bredican and Maureen Morley
Winners of the Spot Prizes
Pat Molloy and Eddie Bradican x 2
1st Jimmy Jordan
2nd Val Hyland
3rd Tom Durkin
The next 25 drive will be held on Sunday 8th February at 8:30pm in Aras Attracta. New card players are always welcomed.
Swinford Community Lotto Results
The winning numbers for February 2nd
11, 18, 26, 29
€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Homeland Staff, Swinford
Phyllis Costello, Swinford Road, Kiltimagh
There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €14,000.
The next draw will be held on Monday 9th February in Padraic Horkans, Swinford.
Swinford Community Indoor Market
As mentioned in our featured article here, this month’s Indoor Market will take place on Saturday 7th February from 9:30am to 1pm in the Cultural Centre.
The Railway Cafe will be open for tea, coffee, cakes, scones and other delicious home made cuisine.
Please come along and support your local community market.
Residents Committees Meeting
A meeting to assist individuals who want to set up a residents committee in their housing estate will be held in the Gateway Hotel on Monday 16th February at 8pm.
It is important that housing estates have a committee as funding from Mayo County Council will only be available to those that have set up a committee and have a bank account.
If you have any further queries, contact Cllr Michael Smyth on 087 6848070
Meelick 25 Drive Results
The winners of the 25 Drive held in Meelick Community Centre on Tuesday 3rd February were -:
1st, 2nd & 3rd (shared)
Gerry Moran and Michael Moran
Philip Moore and Tom Bredican
Virginia Heeran and Mary Byrne
Winners of the Spot Prizes
Geraldine Turbitt and Helen Gallogley
Michael Ryan and Seamus Gallagher
1st Seamus Gallagher
2nd Phyllis Bredican
3rd Helen Gallogley
4th Leo Murtagh
The next Meelick 25 drive will be on Tuesday 10th February at 9pm in Meelick Community Centre. New card players are always welcomed.
Swinford GAA Fixtures
The draw has been made for this years Michael Walsh Intermediate Cup and Swinford GAA have been drawn in Group 2 with Westport St. Patrick’s, Parke and Castlebar Mitchels.
There is one home game on Sunday 22nd February against Westport followed by two away games against Parke and Castlebar Mitchels on the 1st March and 8th March.
Any changes to the fixtures will be posted on Swinford GAA’s Facebook, Twitter and Website.
Barnacogue National School Enrolment Week
Barnacogue National School information and enrolment week will take place from Monday 9th February to Friday 13th February.
Please feel free to come & meet the teachers and see the fantastic facilities at any time throughout the week.
Barnacogue NS is now delighted to offer ‘Barneys Busy Bees’ pre-school & after-school care. Please contact the school on 094 9367440 for more details.
Mother & Toddler Group
Barneys Busy Bees Mother and Toddler group takes place every Monday morning from 9:30am to 12noon in Barnacogue National School.
Give your infant or toddler an opportunity to socialise and play in a friendly, relaxed atmosphere.
Phone 094 9367440 for more information.
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