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
Swinford Go Getters
Swinford Go Getters are a social activities club for over 55’s who meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month. We play a variety of games including Boccia, bucket ball and parachute games. We also play skittles, ball and bean bag games which are part of the Go for Life Games designed to provide gentle exercise. You decide what you enjoy and you can try a variety of games or stick to one, it’s up to you. From time we add new games and are open to suggestions and new ideas. All games are designed to be played sitting or standing.
We are always looking for new members and if you would like to help out in any way, we would be happy to meet you. Just come along to any of our games mornings or call us on 087 904 9723
The following are dates for the rest of 2019 to be held at Swinford Cultural Centre from 10.30 to 12.30 Admission €3 Refreshments served :-
Thursday 12th September
Thursday 10th October
Thursday 14th November
Thursday 12th December Special Christmas event with our very popular tombola, music, dance and much more –
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.
The August Thursday Night Sessions are as follows
1st August Gateway Hotel
8th August Melletts
15th August Whitehouse
22nd August Sheepwalk
29th August Gateway Hotel
This weeks draw was held in Melletts and Padraig Stenson of Culmore, Swinford won €518.
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 27th August Draw envelopes available for €2 each or 3 for €5
Swinford GAA Fixtures: (subject to change)
East Mayo Minor B
21st August 8-30pm Swinford v Ballyhaunis in COE Bekan
Under 9 Go Games
24th August 11am Swinford v Parke Keelogues Crimlin
24th August 5pm Swinford v Bonniconlon
Swinford Community Lotto
Swinford Community Lotto results for 19th August 2019 held in Moores
7, 9, 11 & 25
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winner
M.P. Gleeson, Swinford
Don Miller, Oak Drive
3 Number Winner
Paul Rock’s c/o Moores
Next draw on Monday August 26th in Melletts
Swinford Golf Club
Results 18th Aug
Wavelengths 18 Hole Stroke
1st Dympna O’Donnell 77
2nd Ann Deacy 78
3rd Ann Prendergast 78
Pat O’Connor & Sons 18 Hole Stableford
1st Steven McNulty 42pts
2nd Simon Ronayne 40pts
3rd Noel Smith 39pts
1st Annie McNeela, Gerry Ronayne & Michael Daly
Jack O’Sullivan Trophy
Mulranny 3-2 Swinford
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 (please note the change of date). The event is open to all.
Anniversary Mass for Paddy on Wednesday August 28th at 10am in Our Lady Help of Christians Church Swinford.
If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday afternoon. Thank You.
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