Swinford Notes April 4th

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Swinford Indoor Country Market

Swinford indoor country market is back next weekend on Saturday April 7th from 9.30 -2pm in the Cultural Centre, Swinford.
The monthly market is proud to regularly boast a wide range of locally sourced produce.
They have a fabulous range of breads, cakes, plants, vegetables, photography, Aloe Vera, food and a huge range of crafts.
This month again the market plan to introduce some new stall holders with excellent products and crafts.
You can relax and have lunch or a coffee in the railway cafe after your shopping.

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation will be held on Monday April 16th 2018 at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford. Free and open to all over 16 years.
Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.

Swinford & District Gardening Club

On Tuesday 17th April, at 8.30pm in the Gateway Hotel, Roy Mortimer will give a talk on growing your own potatoes and vegetables. He will also demonstrate his very successful and proven method of growing potatoes in containers. It will be of interest to all those with or without a garden.

Swinford Boxing Club

Are you aged 50+? Want to get, or keep Fit whilst having Fun and learning how to Manage your Weight? Then we’ve got something to tell you…
Swinford Boxing Club is delighted to offer the first of many Training Programs specifically tailored to Groups in our community. In association with the Irish Athletic Boxing Association and the HSE, we present
“Fighting Fit”…

a FREE 8 week programme as part of our Healthy Boxing Bodies project.

Fighting Fit is a fun based boxing session for both WOMEN and MEN aged 50+. The sessions are based on fundamental body movements and manageable exercise for this specific group. This program helps with a changing body composition, aiding mobility, and helping you to keep muscle mass resulting in good body posture throughout life. It is a program that will help manage weight gains encountered as metabolism slows.

The Program will run initially on Monday evenings for a 2 month period beginning in May. In association with the HSE, the program will also include: a Health Risk Assessment, Nutritional Advice and a Health Seminar for all participants.

Places are limited to 15 participants and will be filled on a “first come, first served” basis. So if you are 50+, interested in your health, fitness and mobility, then contact us via swinfordboxingclub@gmail.com, via Facebook Messenger, or by contacting any member of Swinford Boxing Club now…

Killasser Community Centre

KCC 50/50 draw took place on Easter Sunday night in Franks Place, March winner was Brendan Tansey who won €600 with Francis Hegarty and Yvonne Moore winning €20 spot prize.

The new cycle for annual subscription is starting and we would appreciate your support at €60 for the year. To subscribe contact committee.

Killasser Folk Group/Gospel Choir

Any singers and musicians interested in forming a folk group/gospel choir in the Killasser area please contact Marie Anne Noone at 087 9035533 or e-mail frjohnd@gmail.com or marieanne.noone@gmail.com Membership from outside Killasser very welcome.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Horkans and  Michael O’Neill of Sweetwell won €568. The winning envelope was sold in Melletts.
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 is in Bolands on April 10th
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Club News

Fixtures (subject to change)

Thursday 5th April 7pm
Minor League Swinford v Kiltimagh at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Saturday 7th April 4pm
Intermediate Championship Islandeady v Swinford in Islandeady

Monday 9th April 5-45pm

Under 14 Div5B Swinford v Claremorris at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Table Quiz

Swinford GAA Table Quiz in Sheepwalk on Friday 27th April at 9pm.

Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest

Wednesday 4th April 7pm

Boys Under 15 Division 1

Ballyheane v Swinford




Swinford Golf/Soccer draw

Draw No.9 was held in the Sheepwalk Bar on Sunday 25th. March 2018.

€1000 Dympna & Jimmy O,Donnell Logcurragh Swinford Co.Mayo

€300 Vincent Roughneen Lissanumera Swinford Co.Mayo

€200 Lorna Benson Convent Rd. Claremorris Co.Mayo

Thanks to all for supporting our draw. Their are 2 draws every month for 12 months. All results are available on the Golf and Soccer websites.

Swinford Comhaltas

There is a Comhaltas Seisuin every Thursday, below are the up coming locations.

5th April

Swinford AC Spring Series

The following are the runs for the 2018 spring series.
Wednesday April 4th- Meelick 5km
Wednesday April 11th- Cloontia 6km
Wednesday April 18th- Midfield 5km
Wednesday April 25th- Straide 5km
Wednesday May 2nd- Callow 6km
Wednesday May 9th- Foxford 5km

All runs start at 7.15pm.
Registration at 6.45pm at the Various Community Centres.
Members €2
Non Members €5
All U-12’s must be accompanied. Refreshments will be served after every run.
All welcome to Run, Walk or Jog and Enjoy.
Contact: Veronica Burke Woods: 086-8481914
Peter Hynes: 087-9014211
Padraic Walsh: 087-8738691

Swinford Athletics Club 50/50

No result at time of publishing.

Swinford Cultural Centre

Below are the coming weeks events/classes that will be held in Swinford Cultural Centre.
All classes are in the cultural centre unless stated.

THURSDAY 5th: 1pm-1.45pm- Pat Kirby-Bums and Tums
1pm-4pm-Make up with Megan (Meeting Room)
8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

FRIDAY 6th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

SATURDAY 7th: 9.30am-2pm-Indoor Market
2pm-4pm-Make up with Megan (Meeting Room)

MONDAY 9th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Lunchtime Yogalates
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates by Candlelight
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

TUESDAY 10th: 11am-12.30pm- Mayo North East Interagency Meeting (Meeting Room)
1pm-2pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
5pm-6pm-Jiving Juniors
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
7pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

WEDNESDAY 11th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
8pm-10pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)

If you have any queries or to book a room Contact: 094-9052006/087 4007045 (9am-5.30pm Week days. Text outside of these hours) or email sccbookings@mayococo.ie

B – Fit Swinford

Fitness classes take place in Swinford Community Centre on Monday 8-30pm – 9-30pm, Wednesday morning 9-30am – 10-30am (Women only), Wednesday 8pm – 9pm and Saturday 11am – 12pm. €6/€3 student pay as you go. Contact Alan 087 2397225/ Declan 087 6725419.

The Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for
April 3rd 2018

03- 24 – 26- 29

€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

Sean Tuffy, Swinford

Lynda Hopkins, Rathscallon

3 Number Cash Winners

Sean Glesson, Cullane

Sharon O’Brien, Ballydrum

Jackpot €4,600

Next Draw takes place on
Monday April 9th in
Padraic Horkan’s

Golf Club 25 Card Game

The results from March 29th the winners were Mark Munnelly and Margaret Sweeney, 2nd Jerry Hennigan and Gerry Ronayne & 3rd Mary Callaghan and Mary Doyle
Spots were won by John Gallagher, Brian McNulty, Annie McNeela and Sean Quinn
Raffle winners were Maureen Morley, Mary Callaghan x 2  and Val Hyland
Accumulator was won by John Gallagher and Brian McNulty was runner up.
This is the last game of the season we would like to thank all the supporters we will be back again in the autumn


Friends of the Willows

Friends of the Willows, a local mental health charity are looking for new volunteers, committee members, energy and ideas? If you think you can be of assistance, contact Collette at 087 6732381.

If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail swinfordnotes@swinford.ie by Tuesday afternoon. Thanks

Author: Douglas Kelly

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