Swinford Notes January 10th 2018

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Resilience Building Course for Children in Swinford Cultural Centre – Starting Tuesday 16th January 2018

  • 10-week programme to assist children build resilience and self-esteem.
  • Working in small groups, the children will learn important skills and techniques to deal with everyday worries and stresses through fun and interactive activities.
  • The course will be given by Laura Murtagh, Educational Psychologist and Primary Teacher.
  • It will take place on Tuesdays at 4.30 – 5.30 for 7-9 year-olds and from 5.30 to 6.30 for 10-12 year- olds.
  • To book a place email laura@educationalpsychologist.ie. Booking is essential as places are limited to a maximum of 10 per group.
  • The cost of the 10-week course is €120.
  • For more information about the course please click here.

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 Moore’s and Joanne Towey won €440. 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 Quinns on 16th January.

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


Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest


Week 2 Fixture

Saturday, 13th January @ 2pm – FAI Women’s U-14 Cup – Real Tubber v Swinford FC

Sunday, 14th January @ 2pm – Connacht Junior Shield – Swinford FC v Cam Celtic

Swinford Comhaltas

Thursday 11th Jan Quinns

Thursday 18th Jan Horkans

Thursday 25th Jan Bolands


Swinford Cultural Centre

Below are the coming weeks events/classes that will be held in Swinford Cultural Centre.
All are in the cultural centre unless stated.

WEDNESDAY 10th: 5pm-8.30pm-Giggles Drama Class
8pm-10pm- Active Minds(Meeting Room)
8.30pm-9.30pm-Siobhan Phillips-Nia Workout
THURSDAY 11th: 8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
FRIDAY 12th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
SATURDAY 13th: 10am-2pm- ECM Dance
MONDAY 15th: 10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-1.45pm- Pat Kirby-Lunchtime Yogalates
4.30pm-5.30pm- ECM Dance
7pm-8pm- Pat Kirby- Yogalates by Candlelight
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
TUESDAY 16th: 11am-12.30pm-MayoNorthEast (Meeting Room)
1pm-2pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
4.30pm-6.30pm-Resilience Building Course for Children (Meeting Room)
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
7pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
WEDNESDAY 17th: 5pm-8pm-Giggles Drama Class
8pm-10pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)
8.30pm-9.30pm-Siobhan Phillips- Nia

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

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.

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Monday Jan 15th 2018 at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford. Free and open to all over 16 years.

Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.

Swinford Community Lotto

No Lotto result at time of publishing
Next weeks draw is on Monday January 15th

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

Results from Thursday 4th January 2018:

Winners were 1st, Mary Doyle & Phyllis Bredican. 2nd/3rd was shared by Martin McNeela & Cailin Gallogly, Philip Moore & Tommy Bredican, Brian McNulty & John Gallagher

Spots prizes were won by one Mary Higgins, Maureen Morley, Peter Geraghty & Michael O’Neill

Raffle prizes were won by John Gallagher, Ann Rowley & Tom Durkan

The Card Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm all Card players welcome


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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