Swinford Notes December 12th 2018

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Nollaig na mBan

Included in the calendar of ‘Swinford 250 and more’ is the celebration of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) on Saturday, 5th January 2019 in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford. A lady’s night of fun which will include a sit-down meal, music, dancing and spot prizes. Tickets are priced at €30 per person. To order tickets or for further information please email swinford250@swinford.ie or contact 087 6412785.

TY Mini-Company Bake Sale

The TY mini company students of Scoil Muire agus Padraig will be selling baked goods at their stall outside Tower Hardware on Wednesday 19th from 10am

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 (13th) is in Sheepwalk from approx. 9-30pm.

Thursday 13th Dec Sheepwalk

Thursday 20th Dec Gateway

Thursday 27th Dec

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Sheepwalk and Gerry Moran of Kilbride won €494. The winning envelope was sold by Mary Ryland.
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 Horkans on December 18th .
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie


Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for December 10th, 2018
Winning Numbers


€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

Gerry Moore, The Square

Marie & Ciari Moore, c/o Moores

3 Number winners

P & H Horkan c/o Horkans

M. Neary, Callow, Foxford

N. Maloney, Callow, Foxford

Next weeks Jackpot is €8,000
Next draw takes place in Horkans on Monday  December 17th.


Golf Club Card Game

Results Golf Club Card game for 6th December were: 1st Esther Munnelly and Matt Duggan 2nd/3rd shared by  Noreen Geraghty and Eileen Geraghty, John Gallagher and Brian McNulty
Spots were won by Ann Rowley, Philip Irwin Noreen and Eileen Geraghty
Raffle prizes were won by Margaret Sweeney, Marty Munnelly and Ann Rowley

Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm, all welcome

Golf Club Results

Winter Series Round 6 Results.
Competition played 25th November – Dec 1st.
9 Hole Stableford.
1st Jim O’Donnell 22pts
Upcoming Fixtures / Events
9 Hole Stableford Re-Entry running from Dec 10th – Dec 15th
For more information check Swinford Golf Club on Facebook.


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 13th:          6.45-7.45- That’s So Shelly Fitness

10.30am-12.30pm-Go for Life Games

2pm-4pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)

3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet Class

5pm-6pm-Arthritis Ireland (Meeting Room)

8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

FRIDAY 14th:                 6.45am-7.45am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

9.30am-10.30am- Slimway Weight loss class

6.30pm-7.30pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

SATURDAY 15th:           10am-4pm-ECM Dance

SUNDAY 16th:               1pm-2pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

MONDAY 17th:             10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

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

7pm-8pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

TUESDAY 18th:              6.45am-7.45am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

12pm-9pm-Swinford N.S. Play

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

WEDNESDAY 19th:        9am-12pm-Swinford N.S. Play

7pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

8pm-9pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)

To Book/Hire a room Contact: 094-9052006/087 4007045 (9am-5.30pm Week days. Text outside of these hours).


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: Douglas Kelly

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