Swinford Notes July 4th 2018

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Swinford Indoor Country Market

Swinford Indoor Country Market returns on Sat the 7th July from 9.30 -2pm in the Cultural Centre, next door to the the library in Swinford. Our monthly market is proud to regularly boast a wide range of locally sourced produce. We have a fabulous range of breads, cakes, plants/flowers, vegetables, photography, tasty food, jewellery and a huge range of crafts.
This month again we introduce some new stall holders with excellent products and crafts. You can relax and have lunch or a coffee in our railway cafe after your shopping. Come & see for yourself what’s on offer…..

Swinford and District Gardening Club

Swinford Gardening Club day trip to Sligo on Saturday 14th July. The bus will leave Swinford at 9am. The trip will include a vist to Tubbercurry Flower Festival, a tour of Lissadell House and Gardens, a visit to a “secret garden”, a garden centre and Sligo shopping centre. Dinner is included  on the way home. Cost: 60 euro. Please contact Angela 0876520311.

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.

Bláth Na Féile

Blath Na Feile will return for the Síamsa Sráide Street Festival Swinford on Sat August 4th at 8pm in The Gateway Hotel.
The winner receives an excellent prize package along with sponsorship to Mayo Rose.
For more information on how to enter this contest please contact Megan on 0879808064

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 Night (5th) is in Mellett’s from approx 9-30pm.

July 12th Whitehouse

July 19th Sheepwalk

July 26th Gateway Hotel

August 2nd Quinns

August 9th Horkans

August 16th Bolands

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Gateway Hotel and Gearoid Brady of Fraun Hill, won €606
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 July 10th
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford GAA Club Fixtures

Fixtures (subject to change)

Under 14 Championship

5th July 7pm Ardmoy Machales v Swinford in Ardagh

Senior League Division 4

7th July 7pm Swinford v Cill Chomain

Under 12 Summer League

9th July 7pm Swinford v Ballinrobe

Under 16 Championship

10th July 7pm Swinford v Ardnaree

East Mayo Minor Championship semi final

13th July Eastern Gaels v Swinford in Brickens

Under 16 Championship

17th July 7pm Burrishoole v Swinford


Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest


Girls Under 14 Division 1

5th July Swinford v Straide Foxford

Girls Under 12 Division 1

10th July Swinford v Snugboro

Girls Under 14 Division 1

19th July Ballina v Swinford

Girls Under 14 Division 1

26th July Swinford v Westport B

Swinford Golf/Soccer draw

Draw No. 16 was held in the Sheepwalk Bar on Sunday 1st July 2018.

€1000 Kathleen Benson, Kilkelly Road, Swinford

€300 Carmel Kilroe, Market Street, Swinford

€200 Neil Ryan, Renbrack, Foxford

Thanks to all for supporting our draw. Their are 2 draws every month for 12 months. All results are available on the Golf and Soccer websites.

Swinford Athletics Club

There was no result of the Athletics club 50/50 draw at the time of publication.

Swinford Community Lotto

Results from the Draw held on July 1st 2018 are as follows.

Winning Numbers:

13, 14, 21 & 29

There was no winner .

€70 Shopping Vouchers

Una Dunleavy c/o Sheepwalk

Mary McGawley, Castlebar c/o Tara Cafe

3 Numbers

No winners

Next draw on July 9th in Bolands, where the Jackpot will be €3,400

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 5th: 1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums

FRIDAY 6th: Booked for Civil Ceremony

SATURDAY 7th: 9.30am-2pm-Indoor Market

MONDAY 9th: 10am-11am-That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby-Candlelight Yogalates
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan Meditation (Meeting Room)

TUESDAY 10th: 7pm-8pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan Meditation (Meeting Room)

WEDNESDAY 11th: 10am-11am-That’s So Shelly Fitness

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).

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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