Swinford Notes August 14th 2019

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Swinford Agricultural Show

The 31st Annual Swinford Agricultural Show takes place on Sunday 25th August at Heeran’s Farm on the Kiltimagh Rd. Show schedules are available at the Swinford 250 office on Market St and from www.swinfordagrishow.com Lots of entertainment on the day for everyone including music by The Irish Knights & Pat’s Country Roadshow. All entries to show office on Market St or show secretary at 087 7716028 or 087 9863634 no later than 1pm on Saturday 24th August.

There will be a Swinford Agricultural Show Memorial Mass on Tuesday the 20th of August at 10AM in Our Lady Help of Christians Swinford. All are welcome to attend

Age Action-Computer Classes

Terrified by Technology?
Confused by Computers?
Illiterate about the Internet?
Scared of your Smartphone?
The ‘Getting Started’ programme aims to make over 55’s comfortable using a computer / tablet / ipad / smartphone and the internet. Tutoring is usually on a 1:1 basis in a relaxed atmosphere. Classes are 2 hours once a week for 5 weeks.
Where: Swinford Library
When: Wednesdays from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.
From: September 2019-June 2020.


Swinford Camera Club

Meetings take place in the Gateway hotel at 8pm on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month. If you are looking to take up a new hobby, why not try photography? Come along to a meeting and see if you’d like it. As always, new members are always very welcome, especially beginners.

Swinford Comhaltas

The August Thursday Night Sessions are as follows

1st August Gateway Hotel
8th August Melletts
15th August Whitehouse
22nd August Sheepwalk
29th August Quinns

Swinford GAA

This weeks draw was held in Julians and Chloe Kirrane of Circular Road, Swinford won €406. The winning envelope was sold in the Credit Union.
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.

The next draw is in Bolands on Tuesday 20th August Draw envelopes available for €2 each or 3 for €5

Swinford GAA Fixtures: (subject to change)

East Mayo Minor League Shield Final in COE Bekan

15th August 7-15pm Swinford v Aghamore

Senior League Div 6A
17th August 6-30pm Swinford v Lacken

Senior League Div 3
18th August 12pm Swinford v Lahardane

Intermediate Championship

24th August 5pm Swinford v Bonniconlon

Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for 12th August 2019 held in Horkans
Winning Numbers

6, 7, 14 & 22

€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winner

Tom Henry C/o Melletts

Maura Courell

3 Number Winner

Josie Siggins c/o Melletts

Kieran Doherty Killasser

Next draw on Monday August 19th in Moores

Swinford Golf Club

Results 11th Aug

O’Connor Cup 18 Hole Stableford
Sponsored by The Green Room

1st Carmel Timoney 32pts
2nd Mary Flanagan 31pts
3rd Margaret Mulligan 30pts

Guinness Cup 18 Hole Stroke
Sponsored by Lettuce Eat

1st Steven McNulty 66
2nd Sean Geraghty 66
3rd Pat Marren 66

1st Hilary McCrohan, Gerry Ronayne & Brian Irwin

Swinford Cultural Centre

Below is a list of events happening this week in Swinford Cultural Centre, all in the cultural centre hall unless stated.

THURSDAY 15th: 10am-11am Mini Yoga (Meeting Room)

1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums

8.15pm-9.15pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates

FRIDAY 16th:  8.30am-10.30am- Slimway- Slimming Class

6pm-8pm-Railway Players-Performance

MONDAY 19th: 1pm-2pm- Pat Kirby-Yogalates

4.30pm-6.30pm-Slimway-Slimming Class

6.30pm-8pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

7.30pm-8.30pm- Pat Kirby-Candlelight Yogalates

TUESDAY 20th: 10am-11am-Baby Sensory (Meeting Room)

6.30pm-8pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

WEDNESDAY 21st: 7.30pm-8.30pm-Zumba

For Booking information contact: (094) 9052006/087-4007045 (9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday).


Yogalates & Bums & Tums

2 Yogalates Classes Run Every Monday In The Cultural Centre Swinford.
First at 1pm Lunchtime Yogalates, this is a 45 minute Class. The second is Yogalates By Candlelight at 7pm and runs for 1 Hour. Both Classes are For Beginners so join anytime and Classes are Pay As You Go. We start with Yoga Poses so you can start To Heal and Breathe Then Pilates For Strengthening Your Core, then we move on To Stretching To Renew Your Muscles and Help with Posture and Finish with Relaxation. Please Bring your own Mat, Blanket and Cushion. This is Good For Chronic Conditions, Anxiety, Arthritis, Asthma, High Blood Pressure & Fatigue To name a few. For further Information please Contact Ros on 0872617309
Bums & Tums in The Cultural Centre every Thursday Lunchtime at 1pm. A 45 min Class To Strengthen and Stretch Those Problem errors and help tone and scuplt your Body. Classes Run Throughout The Summer Join anytime, Pay As You Go. For further information Please Contact Ros on 0872617309.

Paddy Bollingbroke 30th Anniversary

To mark the 30th anniversary of the death of the late Paddy Bollingbroke (Gollie), four times All Ireland Handball Champion and all round sportsman, a commemoration ceremony to celebrate his life will be held in Mellett’s Emporium on Friday August 30th at 7pm. The event is open to all.


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

Author: John Dunne

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