Swinford Notes February 5th 2020

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Swinford Mock Wedding

Swinford Mock Wedding in aid of Mayo Down Syndrome West Regional Centre and Playground in Swinford is on Saturday 14th March in the Cultural Centre and Gateway Hotel. The marriage is between Siobhan Campbell and Douglas Kelly.
Tickets are now sold out for the ceremony and meal. Tickets for the afters available from The Whitehouse Bar and Gateway Hotel  at €20 each.
Donations can be made via www.idonate.ie and search for Swinford Mock Wedding.


Swinford Indoor Market

Swinford indoor country market will hold its first AGM in the Gateway Hotel on Tuesday the 11th February at 7.30pm, with a view to elect a brand new committee. We are extending this invitation to all members of the general public and encourage anyone who has an interest to attend.


Swinford National School

Scoil Muire agus Treasa (Swinford NS) Enrolment forms for new Junior Infants 2020/2021 are now available at the Office or call 094 9252055. Please return completed forms before 7th Feb 2020.


Heartfulness,Relaxation & Meditation

Heartfulness,Relaxation & Meditation takes place on Monday 10th February 2020 at 7pm in the Parochial House, Swinford.

Free and open to all over 16 years. Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.


Jiving Juniors Dance Classes

Jiving Juniors classes every Tuesday in The Cultural Centre, Swinford from 4pm-5pm.
Ages 4 and up. Jive, Line Dance, waltz and more.
Contact Sandra to book – 086 2108029.


Swinford Comhaltas


Michael Davitt CCE (Swinford Comhaltas) music, singing, dancing and comhrá gaeilge classes continue every Saturday in Swinford NS from 12 pm. New pupils are always welcome. For more information: email cceswinford@gmail.com text 0877454032 or check Swinford Comhaltas Facebook page. Membership for 2020 now due : €20 per family, €12 per adult or €6 per child. This can be paid at Ray Lambe’s, at the school on Saturday or to any branch committee member. We are very grateful for all the local support we get.


Swinford GAA

50/50 Results

This weeks draw was held in Horkan’s and Gerard Moran of Ozanam Place, Swinford won €454.
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 weeks draw is in Boland’s on 11th February . Draw envelopes available for €2 each or 3 for €5


Swinford Community Lotto

The numbers drawn were.

06,13, 26 28

€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

Joanne & Caroline Lynskey, Newpark

Shane & Jade McNulty, Foxford

3 Number Winners.

H. Doherty, C/O Mellett’s

Ann Taylor

N.J. Egan Co/Moore’s

Karen Groarke C/O Tara Cafe

Next draw on Monday the February 10th 2020 in Padraig Horkan’s for a Jackpot of €8,800


Swinford AC- Spring Series

The dates and times for the upcoming series are as follows.

Wednesday April 1st-Killasser-5 km

Wednesday April 8th-Meelick- 5 km

Wednesday April 15th- Cloontia- 6 km

Wednesday April 22nd- Midfield- 5 km

Wednesday April 29th- Straide- 5 km

Wednesday May 6th- Sraheens 5 km

Wednesday May 13th- Foxford- 5 km

All runs start at 7.15pm, registration from 6.45pm. Entry €2 for Members, €5 for Non Members.

Refreshments served after all races. Everyone welcome to Run, Jog or Walk. All under 12’s to be accompanied by an adult.

Contact: Aidan Hughes- 087-2352796

Adette Ring- 087-2362112

Michael Oliver- 086-8196511


Swinford Cultural Centre

This weeks event/class schedule is as follows.


THURSDAY 6th:     1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby Fitness

3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet

8.15pm-9.15pm-Pat Kirby Fitness

FRIDAY 7th:               9am-11am-Slimway

SATURDAY 8th:         7am-10pm-General Election

SUNDAY 9th:            10am-4pm-ECM Dance

MONDAY 10th:           1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby Fitness


7.30pm-8.30pm-Pat Kirby Fitness

TUESDAY 11th:          12.30pm-1.30pm- Mother & Baby Group

4pm-5pm-Jiving Juniors

7pm-8.30pm-Maura Horkan-Mindfulness in Action

WEDNESDAY 12th:     8pm-9pm-Active Minds


Please note, our new landline/Skype Phone Number is (094) 9064740

To hire Swinford Cultural Centre phone (094)9064740/087-4007045


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 sculpt your Body. Classes Run Throughout The Summer Join anytime, Pay As You Go. For further information Please Contact Ros on 0872617309.


Swinford Go Getters

Swinford Go Getters are a social club which meet the second Thursday of each month in The Cultural Centre, Swinford from 10.30am to 12.30pm. We have been asked to have the games more often and are planning to try this in the early part of 2020. (We will advertise when dates/venues available) We are also available to come to your venue and do a demonstration for your group. (please ring to discuss)
The games are aimed at over 55’s include Boccia, Skittles, bucket ball Parachute and Horse racing games and many more. Groups/individuals are most welcome and games are designed to be played sitting or standing, just come along.
If you would like further information, please ring Bridie on 087 9049723 or Ann on 087 745 9089
Dates confirmed for this year are as follows:-
Thursday 13th February
Thursday 12th March
Thursday 9th April
Thursday 14th May
Thursday 11th June
Thursday 9th July
Thursday 13th August
Thursday 10th September
Thursday 8th October
Thursday 12th November
Thursday 10th December (Christmas party)


Swinford Golf Club Card Game


Results from Thursday 30th January winners were Esther Munnelly, Annie McNeela, Josie Prendergast, Helen Gallogly, Margaret Sweeney, Ann Rowley

Spots were won by Nuala Kilgallon, Ann Rowley & Margaret Sweeney

Raffle prizes were won by Geraldine Turbitt x 2 Margaret Sweeney

Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm


If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail swinfordnotes@swinford.ie by Tuesday 6pm. Thank You.

Author: John Dunne

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