Swinford Notes 20th July 2016

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Free WEEE Electrical Collection in Swinford 23rd July

The annual free weee electrical collection Swinford will be in Tesco car park on Saturday 23rd July. The collection will be open from 10 am until 4 pm. Its a little earlier this year as its usually on around October time.
Any household item with a plug or battery will be accepted at these collection events – from large items such as fridges, dishwashers and tumble-dryers, to small household items such as remote controls, electric toothbrushes and everything in between. All waste batteries will be accepted free of charge, including AA and AAA batteries, torch batteries, watch batteries, car batteries and electric fence batteries. Florescent and low energy CFL light bulbs also accepted.
Free WEEE Electrical Collection Swinford July 2016-web

Swinford Indoor Country Market

This month the Swinford Indoor Country Market has been brought forward to coinside with the Síamsa Sráide Street Festival and will now take place on

Saturday the 30th of July from 9.30-2pm, in the Swinford Cultural Centre (beside the new library).

Our market boasts a wide range of lovely stalls, each bringing us a variety of local produce ranging from fresh vegetables, homemade breads, cakes and a selection of plants, through to a a mixture of hand made crafts and jewellery.
This month there will a short craft workshop running for the children and we are delighted to welcome back some familiar faces to the market.

Whilst visiting the market, why not take a while to sit down and relax at the fabulous Railway Cafe where you can choose from a selection of homemade cakes, quiches and other light bites, whilst soaking up the warm and friendly atmosphere and listening to the traditional live music.

We look forward to seeing you all there

Mayo Litter Action League June Results For Swinford

Litter Action League 2016_

Month: June    Area: Swinford     Mark -10

Swinford was inspected in the morning;

From the speed limits on the Kiltimagh rd to Tesco 4 pieces of litter was noted which were plastic and paper wrappers.

Market street to Tesco had 21 pieces of litter these included 1 coffee cup, 2 food wrappers and paper and plastic.

Main Street had 40 pieces of litter noted, these consisted of drink cans, plastic cups, straws, takeaway packaging, paper cardboard, tissue paper and approximately 70 cigarette butts, ( 5 marks will be deducted for this)

2 pieces of paper wrappers were noted on Station Road.

Circular rd had 8 pieces of litter which included 4 plastic bottles 1 tin can and 3 pieces of paper.

From Quinn’s pub to speed limit on Foxford rd 9 pieces of litter were noted these included 1 glass bottle, cigarette box, papers and sweet wraps.

From Mace to speed limit on Aclare rd 5 pieces of litter were noted which were papers and sweet wraps.

Along Brookville Avenue there was pieces of litter noted, these consisted of plastic, paper and sweet wrappers.

From the Post office to speed limit on Dublin rd piece of paper was noted.

Davitt Place to Kilkelly rd 3 pieces of litter were noted which were sweet wraps and paper.

The bottle banks and car park were clean.

Riverside to Caseys 4 pieces of litter were noted which included 1 milk carton and 3 pieces of plastic.

Result: -10

Fair 40 or less -€130

Total Amount Remaining €610

Full report & details can be downloaded at swinfordtidytowns.com 

Support Workers Vacancies

Family Carers Ireland in Mayo are currently forming a panel of reliable & trustworthy Support Workers in the following areas; Kiltimagh, Charlestown, Claremorris, Tourmakeady,  Kilmovee, Carracastle, Foxford, Charlestown, Ballina, Westport, Swinford, Achill and Ballinrobe.

Applicants must be prepared to be flexible to suit the client’s needs. Successful applicants will be placed on a Relief Panel and deployed as work arises. All candidates if successful will be expected to have a full clean driving licence, supply two written references and be prepared to complete a Garda vetting form. Please contact Bernadette Moran on 086 3775702 or 0949060305 or by email on: bmoran@familycarers.ie


Family Carers Ireland

Family Carers Ireland will be holding a Craft Fair on the 4th December in Castlebar. For anyone interested in having a table/stall at this event, please contact Bernadette/Doreen on 0949060305 for more information.

Social Dancing

Social Dancing in the Gateway Hotel on Friday July 22nd with music by Brendan Magee.

All welcome dancing from 10pm to 12.30am.

Swinford Community Lotto Results for July 18th 2016

Swinford Community Lotto Developing Facilities for Clubs in Our Community

Numbers:  4   8   10   28
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners
M Kneafsey, c/o Melletts
Gerry Price, Cullane
3 Number Winners
Ally Brennan, c/o Julians
Ian Wood, c/o Melletts Pub
Jackpot now €12,600
Draw on Monday July 25th in Moores

50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Bolands and Alan Duggan of Circular Road, Swinford won €614. Thanks to all our supporters. The winning envelope was sold in Duggans Butchers, Market Street, Swinford.
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 the Julians on the 26th July. Draw envelopes are now available at 3 for €5.

East Mayo Under 14 Championship

Our Under 14 team are in the East Mayo Final this coming Sunday at 1-30pm in Foxford. At this stage we do not know our opponents.

Siamsa Seipeil 2016

Siamsa Seipeil 2016 are very happy to announce that Our Lady Help of Christians Church will host from Aclare,County Sligo Tommy Fleming on Friday 29th July.
Tickets priced at €30 can be bought from www.tommyfleming.net and www.swinfordgaa.ie and in the real world in the Gateway Hotel, Melletts Newsagents and O’Connells pharmacy.

Upcoming Fixtures

20th July 7pm
Minor Summer League
Burrishoole v Swinford in Newport

20th July 8pm
East Mayo Junior Championship
Eastern Gaels v Swinford in Brickens

24th July 1-30pm
East Mayo Under14 Championship
Swinford v ?? in Foxford
26th July 7pm
Under 16 Championship
Swinford v The Neale  at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
27th July 8pm
East Mayo Junior Championship

Swinford v Bohola Moy Davitts at Robert McCallion Memorial Park

30th July 11am
Under 10 Go Games
Ballinrobe v Swinford in Ballinrobe

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Author: Swinford Admin

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