Swinford Notes August 29th 2018

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Swinford Agricultural Show

The 30th Swinford Agricultural Show day takes place on Sunday September 2nd this year.
The show will be held on Heeran’s farm on the Kiltimagh Rd. The Show office has moved to a new location this year, it is next door to the Chinese restaurant on lower main Street.
The show office will be open from August 27th, for the week leading up to the show day.
The show schedule and entry forms will also be available to download from www.swinfordagrishow.com

Maths Grinds, Swinford Area(Individuals & Groups)

Teacher with over 10 years experience teaching Maths and Applied Maths to all levels. Get in touch if you would like to discuss the coming year 2018/19. Call 087 9064865 – Places limited.

Swinford Indoor Country Market

Swinford Indoor Country Market returns on Saturday September 1st from 9.30 -2pm in Swinford Cultural Centre.
The monthly market is proud to regularly boast a wide range of locally sourced produce. There is a fabulous range of breads, cakes, plants/flowers, vegetables, photography, tasty food, jewellery and a huge range of crafts.
You can relax and have lunch or a coffee in the railway café after your shopping. Come & see for yourself what’s on offer….. For more details contact the Market at 087-4406828.

Learning to speak up for myself

“Learning to speak up for myself” is a Practical Self Advocacy Six week course
Register Thursday 20th September 2018 in The Cultural Centre, Swinford, Co. Mayo. The course runs from 10am-1pm each Thursday.
This course is being funded by Mayo North East Partnership, delivery through Community Participation Network Mayo.
This course will support your: Empowerment, Communication and your Confidence

Contact Carmel Brady for further information – 087 212 5340

Saturday Evening Mass Choir

The Saturday evening choir is looking for new members. Adults or teenagers with an interest in singing or playing music are invited to join the choir. Call up to the gallery any Saturday evening 6.30pm or contact Marie on 0872805222.

Swinford Comhaltas

This weeks Thursday evening Seisuin (30th) is in The Whitehouse from approx. 9-30pm.

August 30th Whitehouse

September 6th Sheepwalk

September 13th Gateway Hotel

September 20th Quinn’s

September 27th Horkan’s

Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann Winners

Congratulations go to John Horkan (Tawna) representing Michael Davitt CCE on winning over-18 Mouth Organ at the resent Fleadh Cheoil.
Congratulations also goes to Eugene Henry (Curryane) representing Seosamh Mac Gabhann CCE Kilmovee on winning the Whistling for 12-15 years, and his brother Kevin Henry also representing Seosamh Mac Gabhann CCE Kilmovee on finishing 2nd in the under 12 Whistling competition. Well done to all three and their great achievement.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Julian’s and Jimmy Fulham of Rathscanlon, Swinford a member of our Under 8 team won €649.
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 September 4th.
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Club Fixtures

East Mayo Under 11 Group 1

1st September 11am Swinford v Charlestown

East Mayo Under 11 Group 2

1st September 11am Swinford v Ballyhaunis

Under 13 League Division 2A

3rd September 7pm Swinford v Neale

Under 13 League Division 4B

3rd September 7pm Swinford v Ballyhaunis

Under 13 League Division 4B

6th September 7pm Mayo Gaels v Swinford

East Mayo Under 11 Group 1

8th September 11am Swinford v Ballaghadereen

East Mayo Under 11 Group 2

8th September 11am Swinford v Aghamore

Intermediate Championship Round 3

8th September Swinford v Burrishoole

Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest







Swinford Golf/Soccer draw

Draw No. 19 was held in Swinford Golf Club on Sunday 19th August 2018.

€1000 Connie Gillespie, Swinford

€300 Marie Fallon, Carrowcanada

€200 Francis Jordan, Lislackagh

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 Community Lotto

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 30th: 10am-1pm-Mayo North East-Jobs Club
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby Fitness

FRIDAY 31st: 10am-1pm-Mayo North East-Jobs Club

SATURDAY 1st: 9.30am-2pm-Indoor Market

MONDAY 3rd: 10am-1pm-Mayo North East-Jobs Club (Meeting Room)
10am-11am-That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby Fitness
6.30pm-8pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby Fitness

TUESDAY 4th: 6.45am-7.45am-Shelly Fitness
10am-1pm-Mayo North East-Jobs Club
6.30pm-8pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
7pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

WEDNESDAY 5th: 10am-1pm-Mayo North East-Jobs Club (Meeting Room)
10am-11am-That’s So Shelly Fitness
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).

Swinford Athletics Club Autumn Run

Swinford AC Autumn run series continues tonight Wednesday (29th) in Meelick, Registration at 6-45, Race commences 7-15 €2 members €5 non-members

August 29th Meelick

September 5th Midfield

September 12th Foxford

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation will take place on Monday September 10th, 2018 at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford.
Free and open to all over 16 years. Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.

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.

Home Sharers Required

Would you be interested in sharing your home and supporting a service user for a few hours per day, a couple days per month, or long term. We are looking for single people, couples, married people and/or families to provide short respite for children and adults in the local area.
If you are interested or want more information please contact The Home Sharing, Social Work Dept. on 094 9025133

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. Thank You

Author: John Dunne

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