Swinford Notes December 19th 2018

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Merry Christmas & Happy New Year from all at swinford.ie

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 Today, Wednesday 19th from 10am


Swinford & District Gardening Club

Swinford & District Gardening Club’s annual charity Christmas Floral Demonstration, on December 4th in the Gateway Hotel, was a great success.  Judi Roche of Balla Flowers created  superb arrangements on the night.  A “guess the weight of the cake” (kindly baked by Ann Taylor) attracted  hundreds of guesses. The eventual winner was Shirley Mooney, Ballyhaunis.

In total 2,540.00 euro was raised for this year’s chosen charity Down Syndrome New Regional Centre on the Kilkelly Rd, Swinford.

We would like to thank all those who  sponsored, supported or helped in any way. Your support for this truly worthy cause is deeply appreciated.

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 (20th) is in The Gateway Hotel from approx. 9-30pm.

Thursday 20th Dec Gateway


Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Horkan’s and Conor Broderick won €548.
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 Whitehouse on December 30th.
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

.Swinford GAA club wishes all its members, players, managers, coaches and supporters a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for December 17th, 2018
Winning Numbers


€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

Aisling McGinty,  Midfield

Martina McLoughlin, Midfield
3 Number winners

Louis Horkan, Swinford

Caroline Goldrick, C/O Moore’s Pub

Next weeks Jackpot is €8,200
Next draw takes place in  on Friday  December 28th in Moore’s Pub.

Swinford Killasser Ladies GFC Lotto Committee would like to wish all their supporters and supporters of the Amenity Park a very Happy Christmas!


Swinford Killasser LGFA Club

Congratulations to Swinford Killasser LGFA Minor team who won the League title on Saturday last against Westport, in a wet and windy Ballyhaunis.

Final score was Swinford/Killasser LGFA 8-16 – Westport LGFA 3-04. The Swinford/Killasser Captain Aoife O’Neill was awarded the player of the match and accepted the cup on behalf of her teammates form the LGFA county Secretary Kevin McDonald.

Pictured is the victorious team & Management.


Golf Club Card Game

Results Golf Club Card game for 13th December were:
1st Bernadette Ryder and Geraldine Turbitt 2nd/3rd shared Mary Doyle and Mary Callaghan, Brian McNulty and John Gallagher
Spots were won by: Phyllis Bredican and Josie Prendergast, Bernadette and Geraldine Turbitt
Raffle prizes were won by: Geraldine Turbitt, Maureen Morley and Jimmy O’Donnell

Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm, all welcome.

Merry Christmas and happy New Year to all.

Golf Club Results

Winter Series Round 8

9 Hole Stableford R/E


1st Matt Duggan 20pts


Winter Series Overall

1st= Jim O’Donnell

1st= Gerry Ronayne

 Thanks to all who turned out to support over the past 8 weeks.


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 20th:         6.45-7.45- That’s So Shelly Fitness

10am-11am-That’s So Shelly Fitness

3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet Class

8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness

FRIDAY 21st:                6.45am-7.45am- That’s So Shelly Fitness

9.30am-10.30am- Slimway Weight loss class (Meeting Room)

10am-12pm-Swinford Naoinra/Montessorri Nativity Play

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

SATURDAY 22nd:         10am-4pm-ECM Dance


Swinford Cultural Centre wish you all a Happy Christmas and Peaceful New Year, and thank everyone who supports and uses our facility during the year.

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: John Dunne

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