Culmore 5km fun run/ walk on Monday 3rd of June in aid of Culmore NS, Swinford . Registration at 11am, 1.5km race for children starts at 12 noon , 5km race starts at 12.30pm. Prizes first male/female runner/walker, first male/female masters (40+), first child per age category, first person with stroller, first person in costume. A lot of spot prizes on the day .
Swinford & District Gardening Club
The next meeting will take place at 8.30pm on Tuesday 28th May in the Gateway Hotel.
Horticulturist Peter Mc Menamon will give a talk on ‘Summer in the Garden’ and will also give advice on growing herbs.
Swinford & District Gardening Club Trip
Our destination for this year’s Gardening Trip (24/25/26th June) will be Waterford. We will be staying in the centrally located 4 star Treacy’s Hotel,Spa and Leisure Club. There will be a variety packed itinerary. Some highlights of the tour: a scenic trip from Kilmeaden on the Wexford & Suir Valley steam train, Mount Congreve Gardens, the Viking Triangle including Reginald’s Tower, a tour of Waterford, the Museum of Treasure etc. There will also be an opportunity for shopping and on the way home a visit to a garden centre. Price: €300 pps. Single supplement €40 eur. To book or for further information please contact Angela asap. 0877917136/0879662038.
Swinford Camera Club
Meetings take place in the Gateway hotel at 8pm on the 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month. If you are looking to take up a new hobby, why not try photography? Come along to a meeting and see if you’d like it. As always, new members are always very welcome, especially beginners.
Swinford Go Getters
Swinford Go Getters are a social activities club for over 55’s who meet on the 2nd Thursday of each month. We play a variety of fun games including Boccia, skittles, ball and bean bag games which are part of the Go for Life Games. A new parachute game was added in January where the idea is to balance a ball and other items on the parachute. We also added a horse-racing game and others. All games are designed to be played sitting or standing. Individuals and groups welcome.
Dates for the next few games held at the Cultural Centre Swinford 10.30am to12.30pm.
Thursday 13th June
No expertise needed. Refreshments served including homemade cakes.
Further information contact Bridie 087 9049723 or come along and give it a try.
This weeks Thursday evening Seisuin (23rd) is in Quinns from approx. 9-30pm.
Thursday May 23rd Quinns
Thursday May 30th Horkans
Thursday 6th June Bolands
Thursday 13th June Melletts
Thursday 20th June Whitehouse
Thursday 27th June Sheepwalk
Musical Theatre Summer Camp/Workshops.
The Railway Players Variety Group in conjunction with Flare Musical Theatre Productions will run a Summer Camp for young people and a series of workshops for older teens and adults from August 12th to 16th. Participants will enjoy fun filled hours of choreography, singing and acting. More details to follow.
Swinford had a long and proud tradition of musical shows/pantomimes and The Railway Players are looking forward to reviving that tradition during this special Swinford 250 year of celebration
Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw
This weeks draw was held in Whitehouse and Joanne Towey won €525
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 Gateway Hotel on Tuesday May 28th
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at swinfordgaa.ie
Michael Walsh Intermediate League
26th May12pm Swinford v Ballinrobe
Swinford Community Lotto
No result at time of publishing.
Swinford Golf Club Results
Results 19 May
Michael Duffy Tires 9 Hole Stableford
1st Breege Spain 20pts
2nd Margaret McNicholas 18pts
3rd Mary Horkan 18pts
Michael Duffy Tires O’Connor Cup
1st Gary McNeela 66 Nett
2nd Declan Healy 67 Nett
3rd Rob Thornburgh 67 Nett
1st Michael Carroll, Brian Irwin & Michael Daly
Fred Perry Trophy
Belmullet 2-3 Swinford
Pierce Purcell Shield
Swinford 2-3 Castlebar
Swinford Cultural Centre
Below is a list of events happening this week in Swinford Cultural Centre, all in the cultural centre hall unless stated.
THURSDAY 23rd: 10am-11am-Little Exploreers-Baby Massage (Meeting Room)
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums
7pm-8pm-Sarah McLoughlin-Essential Oils(Meeting Room)
8.15pm-9.15pm-Pat Kirby-Bliss Yoga
FRIDAY 24th: 7pm-10pm-Cultural Centre is being used for the Local/European Election
8.30am-10.30am-Slimway (Meeting Room)
MONDAY 27th: 1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates
8pm-9pm-Widows Group (Meeting Room)
TUESDAY 28th: 11am-12pm-Mother & Baby Group (Meeting Room)
WEDNESDAY 29th: 11.30am-12.30pm- Arthritis Mayo Branch-Exercise Class
1pm-4pm-Artists at Heart (Meeting Room)
4pm-7pm-Giggles-Children’s Drama Group
7.30pm-8.30pm- Zumba with Magda
8pm-9pm- Active Minds- Social Group(Meeting Room)
For Booking information contact: (094) 9052006/087-4007045 (9am-5.30pm Monday-Friday).
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 scuplt your Body. Classes Run Throughout The Summer Join anytime, Pay As You Go. For further information Please Contact Ros on 0872617309.
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