Swinford Notes December 20th 2017

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All of us at Swinford.ie wish all our readers a very Happy Christmas and Prosperous New Year.


Class of 1997 School Reunion

The Scoil Muire agus Padraig Leaving Cert class of 1997 are having their school reunion on Friday, December 29th
The night will consist of a remembrance mass for deceased classmates at 7:30pm in the Gym Balcony in Scoil Muire agus Padraig.
Afterwards, there will be refreshments in the Gateway Hotel.
The night will offer a rare chance to catch up with old friends over the Christmas period.
For more information, please call 087-2473657


Killasser Folk Group/Gospel Choir

Any singers and musicians interested in forming a folk group/gospel choir in the Killasser area please contact Marie Anne Noone at 087 9035533 or e-mail frjohnd@gmail.com or marieanne.noone@gmail.com Membership from outside Killasser very welcome.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This week’s draw was held in Melletts and Margaret McHale of Parke, Castlebar won €517. 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 27th December

Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford Athletics Club

The Swinford AC Annual Christmas Run takes place on Wednesday December 27th at 11am in Midfield. It’s a 5k walk/run with registration in Julian’s from 10.30am.
This years charity to benefit from your donations is the Jack and Jill Foundation and the run is in memory of Hope Rose Caulfield, Kiltimagh. We hope this event will be well supported as it’s a very worthy charity.
There will be tea, biscuits and maybe even cake after! So, what else would you be doing on the 27th???

Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest


Week 51 Fixtures

We will begin posting fixtures at the beginning of the 2018 season.

Swinford Comhaltas

Thursday 21st Dec Melletts

Thursday 28th Dec Sheepwalk

Thursday 4th Jan Gateway

Thursday 11th Jan Quinns

Thursday 18th Jan Horkans

Thursday 25th Jan Bolands


Swinford Cultural Centre

There will be a full diary of Classes/Events published on the first Wednesday of the New Year.
Swinford Cultural Centre would like to wish all the users of the facility and the people of Swinford a Happy and peaceful Christmas and Prosperous New Year.

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) or email sccbookings@mayococo.ie

B – Fit Swinford

Fitness classes take place in Swinford Community Centre on Monday 8-30pm – 9-30pm, Wednesday morning 9-30am – 10-30am (Women only), Wednesday 8pm – 9pm and Saturday 11am – 12pm. €6/€3 student pay as you go. Contact Alan 087 2397225/ Declan 087 6725419

Classes take a break for 2 weeks from 19th December.

Early year’s music course

Barney’s Busy Bee’s parents and toddlers are holding a Sound World Early Years Music course, every Wednesday 10am and 11.30am in Barnacogue NS. This is a learning and development programme with many fun filled music activities, with parent and child interact, Cost €3. Any queries contact Barnacogue NS on 0949367440 or 0872024788.

Swinford Mens Shed

Workshop continues every Thursday evening from 7pm to 9pm at the Mens Shed at Kilkelly Road, Swinford.

Swinford Community Lotto

The numbers for The Community Lotto are as follows.

7, 11, 14 & 29

There was no winner of the Jackpot, which next week will be €16,000

€70 Shopping Voucher winners are as follows

Teresa Costello Scoil Muire agus Padraig

Anna Forkin, Tubbercurry

3 Number winners

Katie Rowley & Kevin Powell C/o Quinns

Anne Reynolds, Brackloon

Angela Moore, Meelick

M. Smith C/o Julians

Next weeks draw is on December 27th in Julians

Operation Transformation in the Mayo Region for Family Carers Ireland

It is that time of year again!! Due to the success of the last 2 years events we are looking again for participants. It will be starting right after the xmas. A fitness and Nutrition plan will be put in place for each person with a makeover afterwards!. For more info please contact 094 9060305/086 3775702

Golf Club 25 Card Game

The winners from 14th December were 1st and 2nd shared by Tommy Bredican Philip Moore Esther Munnelly Annie McNeela 3rd prize was won by Michael O’Neill Peter Geraghty
Spots were won by Annie McNeela Esther Munnelly Peter Geraghty Michael O’Neill
RAffle prizes were won by Phyllis Bredican Ann Rowley Maureen Morley
Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm all Card players welcome we wish a happy Christmas and to all our Card players

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

Author: John Dunne

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