Swinford Weekly Notes April 26th

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An Evening with Brendan Grace

Swinford Cultural Centre is delighted to announce.

“An Evening with Brendan Grace”

On this Friday, April 28th at 8pm.

Tickets are priced at €30 and are on sale from The Mayo County Council Office, Station Road, Swinford.

Brendan Grace is a well known Irish comedian and singer who is celebrating 40 years in the entertainment business. He is known for his comedy schoolboy character “Bottler”, and also for his appearance in the sitcom “Fr. Ted” as Fr. Fintan Stack.

For further details

Contact: Swinford Cultural Centre by phone or email.

Tel: 094 9052006

Mobile: 087 4007045

Email: sccbookings@mayococo.ie


Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Monday May 8th    at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford. Free and open to all over 16 years.
Contact  086 0700681 if you require further information.

Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest

Week 17 Fixtures

Wednesday, 26th April @ 7pm – Mayo Under 15 Boys League Division 3 – Round 4 – Killala v Swinford FC

Friday, 28th April @ 7pm – Mayo Under 13 Boys League Division 1 – Round 5 – Swinford FC v Straide & Foxford United

Saturday, 29th April @ 12noon – Mayo Under 15 Boys League Division 1 – Round 5 – Swinford FC v Achill Rovers

Sunday, 30th April @ 12noon – Tuohy Cup – Round 1 – Swinford FC v Westport United ‘B’

Sunday, 30th April @ 2pm – Connacht Under 18 Girls Cup Final – Swinford FC v Cregmore/Claregalway FC


Swinford GAA Fixtures

Swinford GAA Crest

Swinford GAA Club


Upcoming Fixtures: (Subject to change)

Thursday 27th April 6-30pm
Under 14 Round 5 Crossmolina v Swinford
Saturday 29th 7pm
Senior League div 1E Moy Davitts v Swinford

Sunday 30th April 11-30am

Under 16 Div 3 Round 7 Naomh Padraig v Swinford

Sunday 30th April 11-30am
Under 14 Div 3B Naomh Padraig v Swinford


Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s 50/50 draw held in Bolands was worth €578 and was won by John and Susan Nolan, Killasser. The next Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw will take place in Julians on Tuesday 2nd May.

Draw envelopes are widely available in Swinford’s shops and businesses at €2 each or 3 for €5.

You can also get your tickets online through the Swinford GAA store where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10, 20, or 52 weeks. Your continued support is greatly appreciated and who knows next week you could be the lucky winner!

Swinford Athletic Club


The 2017 Spring Series  schedule:

Wednesday 26th April Straide 5km,

Wednesday 3rd May Callow 6km and

Wednesday 10th May Foxford 5km.

All runs start at 7.15pm. Registration from 6.45pm at the various Community Centres. Entry Fee: €2 Members, €5 Non-Members. All U12’s must be accompanied. After Run Refreshments. Everybody Welcome to Walk, Run or Jog and Enjoy

Any queries contact: Marty Roughneen 087 4188042, Padraic Walsh 086 8738691 or Peter Hynes 087 9014211

Swinford Drama Group

Are currently in rehearsals in Swinford Courthouse for their production of “The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley” by Jimmy Keary.

Swinford Cultural Centre

This week’s update in The Cultural Centre and Meeting room is as follows.

All in Cultural Centre unless stated.

THURSDAY 27th:    12.30pm-1.30pm- Mayo Branch Arthritis Ireland- Pilates (Meeting Room)

1pm-2pm- Pat Kirby Fitness- Bums and Tums.

3.30pm-7.45pm-Morrison Ballet Classes

8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
FRIDAY 28th:             9.30am-10.30am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

8pm-10pm-Brendan Grace Concert

SATURDAY 29th:     10am-4pm- ECM Dance

                                                   11am-1pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation(Meeting Room)

 MONDAY 1st:         10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

8.15pm-9.15pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

TUESDAY 2nd:           4pm-6pm Music Generation Mayo Jam band Session

4pm-6pm-Creative Writing Course (Meeting Room)

7pm-8pm Pat Kirby Fitness- Tone Zone

7.30pm-9.30pm Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

8.15pm-9.15pm That’s So Shelly Fitness

WEDNESDAY 3rd: 10am-11am That’s So Shelly Fitness

5pm-8pm Giggles Drama Group

5.30pm-7.30pm- Tusla Course (Meeting Room)

8pm-10pm-Social Group Meeting (Meeting Room)

Jam Bands Mayo

Will be in Swinford Cultural centre on Tuesday 2nd May 4pm to 6pm and every other Tuesday until June 6th. New faces welcome. Check out their Facebook page Jam Bands Mayo or call 094 9041013 for further details.

B – Fit Swinford

Fitness classes take place in Swinford Community Centre on Monday 8-30pm – 9-30pm and Wednesday 8pm – 9pm, €5 pay as you go. Contact Alan 087 2397225/ Declan 087 672541

Swinford Gardening Club Trip

Swinford Gardening Club and Swinford Social Services are organising a trip to Carlow and Kilkenny, staying at the Mount Wolseley Hotel from Monday 26th to Wednesday 28th June. Among the many attractions are Kilkenny Castle, Altamount Gardens and the Chocolate Garden Workshop. Two nights’ bed and breakfast, two evening meals and entrance to attractions €250 pps (single supplement €50). To book a place contact Angela 087 6520311 or Mary 087 8147463.

Swinford Community Lotto Results

The winning numbers for April 24th

2, 12 ,22 & 30

€70 local shopping voucher winners:

Yvonne & John c/o Moores

Thomas, Foxford

3 number winners:

John & Orla Mullaney, Melletts

Anne Rowley, Carrowbeg

John Rowley c/o Mace

There were no jackpot winners and the Jackpot now stands at €9,200.

The next draw will be held on Tuesday 2nd May in Bolands.

Swinford Comhaltas Weekly Traditional Music

27th April Melletts

4th May Sheepwalk

11th May Gateway Hotel

18th May Quinns Bar

25th May Horkans

Swinford Mens Shed

There is a Swinford Mens Shed meeting on Thursday 27th April at 8pm in The Gateway Hotel.

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Author: John Dunne

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