Swinford Notes – 8th October 2014

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Swinford Tri Sports AGM

The annual general meeting of the Swinford Tri Sports Club will be held on Wednesday 15th October at 9pm in The Gateway Hotel.

The Trisports Club hold training schedules all year round, with jogging, cycling and swimming organised for it’s members. All abilities are catered for and new members are always welcomed. If you are interested in joining, why not come along and find out what’s on offer.

Swinford Parish Choir

Swinford Parish Church on Swinford.ie

Swinford Parish Church

The Parish choir is currently looking for new members.
Both male and female singers are required. The choir hold their rehearsals at 7pm every Tuesday in the Parochial House.

If you are interested in joining or would like further details please contact Francy on 087 7625580

Swinford Garda Station

The new opening hours of Swinford Garda Station have now come into effect. The station is only open at the following times -:

Monday to Friday 10am to 1pm and 8pm to 9pm
Saturdays 10am to 12noon
Sundays 1pm to 2pm

Swinford GAA Fixtures

Swinford GAA Crest

Swinford GAA Club

Friday 10th October at 8:30pm in MacHale Park, Castlebar

Under 21 Championship
Swinford v Westport

Sunday 12th October at 1:00pm in MacHale Park, Castlebar

County B Junior Championship Final Replay
Swinford v Westport

Any changes to the fixtures will be posted on Swinford GAA’s Facebook, Twitter and Website.

Meelick 25 Drive

The 25 card games in Meelick will resume on Tuesday 14th October at 9pm in Meelick Community Centre. All are welcomed to attend.

Gateway Hotel 25 Drive Results

The winners of the 25 Drive held in The Gateway Hotel on Sunday 5th October were -:

Val Hyland and TP Loftus
Mary Callaghan and Eddie Bradican
Tom Bradican and Michael Lynsky

The 25 card games to be held on the 12th and 19th October will be in aid of the Special Care Baby Unit, Castlebar and the Coombe Baby Unit, Coombe Hospital, Dublin.

Your support for these fundraising games would be greatly appreciated.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s 50/50 draw was worth €1071 and was won by May Rowley.

The next draw will take place in Heaneys, Killasser on Tuesday 13th October.

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

Your continued support is greatly appreciated and who knows YOU may be the lucky winner next week.

Swinford Golf / Soccer Draw Results

The results of Draw No. 24 which was held in Swinford Golf Club on Wednesday 1st October are -:

Brian Convey, Swinford and Donal Benson, Swinford

Frank Durkan, Glenn Daragh, Swinford

Suzanne Golden, Craggaballa, Swinford

Thanks to everyone who supported the draw. The next draw will commence on 22nd November. To join contact Donal Benson or John Sheahan and a reminder that the draw is confined to 250 members.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for October 6th
4, 23, 27, 28

€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Maura Maye, Bushfield
John Horkan, Dublin Road

€35 winners:
Paul Brennan, Killasser
Grosvenor Girls, Hospital
Stephen McNicholas, Meelick

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €10,600.

The next draw will be held on Monday 13th October in Padraic Horkans.

Swinford Killasser Ladies GFC Fixtures

Swinford Killasser LGFC

Swinford Killasser LGFC

Saturday 11th October

Under 10 County Blitz at the Connacht Center of Excellence.
There will be a bus leaving at 9.00am from the Amenity Park.

Sunday 12th October at 3:00pm in Ballyhaunis GAA pitch

Connacht Intermediate Semi Final

Swinford Killasser (Mayo) v St. Michaels (Sligo)

Swinford Amenity Park Fixture

Saturday 11th October at 4:00pm

All Ireland Masters Series

Mayo v Leitrim

Soroptomist Annual Charity Bridge Drive

John Mc Crohan (Swinford Bridge Club) would like to inform all local bridge players of this charity bridge event.

The annual charity bridge drive will take place this Sunday 12th October in Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar commencing at 6pm sharp.

There will be great prizes on the night including a novice prize.

Entry fee is €10 and all proceeds will be used at Christmas to help local families.

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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