Swinford Notes March 9th 2016
Walking Football Comes To Mayo
A new and exciting form of physical activity that is good for your heart health is to be brought to Mayo by Croí in association with the Football Association of Ireland (FAI) and Mayo Sports Partnership.
Walking football, as the name implies, is just that a slower version of soccer with bans on running and tackles.
Walking football is an initative that engages people in a fun and motivating manner to facilitate increasing physical activity levels. Its an non contact form of exercise, played indoors and supervised by specialist personnel to ensure that it is safe and enjoyable for all abilities.
There will be a FREE Walking Football demonstration on Wednesday March 9th from 6.30pm in Davitt College Sports Hall, Castlebar.
All are welcome but booking is necessary for this demonstration night.
To book your place, please contact Mayo Sports Partnership at 094-9047025.
St Patricks Day Parade
The Annual Swinford St Patricks Day parade will take place this Thursday at 3pm and once again promises to be a great day out in Swinford for all the family. Participants and Spectators are asked to co-operate with stewards at all times to ensure everything runs smoothly and safely.
St Patricks Day Parade Awards Night
The awards presentation for the 2016 St. Patricks Day Parade will take place on Sunday 20th march at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. All are welcome to attend and there will be music and refreshments on the night.
Swinford Historical Society
The next meeting of the Swinford Historical Society will take place on Monday 21st March at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. All are welcome to attend.
Swinford.ie St Patricks Day Parade
Swinford.ie would like to invite a representative from all the clubs, societies, organisations etc. Active in our community to participate in this year’s St Patricks day parade with us. Contact Cathal Kelly on 0876412785
Swinford Tidy Towns Annual Good Friday Spring Clean
Daffodil Day is Friday March 11th this year we are looking for volunteers to give a few hours of their time to sell daffodils on the street in Swinford on that day if interested please contact Mary 0876536370 or Annie 0876867557.
Family Carers Ireland Mayo Branch, are looking for cyclists to take part in a fundraising event in this year. All registration fees will be covered and sponsorship card provided.
Please contact Bernadette/Doreen on 0949060305 for more information.
Swinford & District Gardening Club
Horticulturalist Peter Mc Menamin will give a talk on Spring in the garden and introducing colour in your planting schemes. This will take place on Tuesday the 22nd March at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel.
New members welcome. Non members 5 euro.
Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation
Monday March 14th at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford
Free and open to all over 16 years
Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information
Swinford Court House Regeneration
A meeting to discuss the Regeneration of Swinford Courthouse will take place on Monday, March 14th at 8pm in the Gateway Hotel. All individuals, groups and businesses with an interest in the facility are encouraged to attend. Further details can be got by contacting Paul Corrigan on 094 9047699 or email@example.com.
Swinford Mayo 24 Scouts will hold a fundraising Cake Sale on Easter Sunday, March 27th in the kitchen of Swinford Secondary School after 12 o’clock mass. All support would be greatly appreciated.
Boom Sprayer Course
Boom sprayers courses are scheduled to take place in Killasser Community Centre on March 21st & 22nd, 24th & 25th, 29th & 30th.
If you would like to attend the course contact Siobhan Ward on 087 9193371.
Aras Attracta 25 Drive
The results of card game held in Aras Attracta on Sunday 6th March.
!st , 2nd & 3rd Shared by
Virginia Heerin & Mary Byrne
John Gallagher & Brian McNulty
Tom & Michael Durkan
Martin Regan & Willie Creighton
Virginia Heerin & Mary Byrne
Francis Rowley & Val Hyland
1st Tom Durkan
2nd Isobel Gallagher
3rd Val Hyland
Games continue every Sunday in Aras Attracta at 8.30pm, please support.
Swinford Community Lotto
Swinford Community Lotto Results for March 7th 2016
Meelick 25 Drive Results
Here is the results of card game held in Meelick on Tuesday 8th March.
1st Cannon Michael Joyce & Brian McNulty
2nd Jack Pidgeon & Jim Lavin
3rd shared by
Virginia Heerin & Mary Byrne
Peter Geraghty & Michael Regan
1st Ann McNeela
2nd Esther Munnelly
3rd Ann Rowley
4th Joe Thompson
5th Phyllis Bredican
6th Patricia Rowley
Michael Ward & Tom Durkan
Eddie Bredican & Pat Molloy
Monster 25 Card game will be held in Scoil Muire agus Padraig Swinford on Good Friday March 25th at 9.00pm sharp. 1,000 Euro in prizes,
Admission 10 Euro, please support, thank you.
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Julians on Tuesday 8th March and Conor Kennedy won €623. Envelopes are available in most business premises and online throughwww.swinfordgaa.ie where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/25/52 weeks. Next draw is in the Whitehouse on the 15th March. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5
Michael Walsh Intermediate League
Sunday 13th March Parke/Keelogues/Crimlin v Swinford 12pm in Parke
Saturday 12th March 5pm Swinford v Westport at Robert McCallion memorial Park
Updates will be posted on our website www.swinfordgaa.ie
Under 16 Division 3
Swinford GAA v Ballinrobe on Sunday 13th March at 11am at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Swinford GAA v Burrishoole an Sunday 20th March at 11am at Robert McCallion Memorial Park
Fixtures will be updated on our website www.Swinfordgaa.ie
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