Swinford Notes May 23rd 2018

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Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz

The annual Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz takes place on Friday, June 8th at 9pm in Gateway Hotel. Please support this fun Quiz.

Credit Union News

In May 1988 Swinford & District Credit Union opened its doors to the public in a sitting room of a private house with a very dedicated team of volunteers. Although its founding members had a vision of community based growth, no one could have foreseen the tremendous success which has been achieved. To celebrate this great milestone Swinford Credit Union are delighted to offer a very Special interest rate of 5.95% (APR 6.11%) on all new loans till the 30th June 2018 Terms and conditions apply. Call in to discuss this great offer.

Members Draw
The next Swinford Credit Union Members Draw takes place in the Gateway Hotel Swinford on Thursday 14th June at 9.30pm. All members are invited to attend. If you are signed up for the draw you are automatically included if not call in and sign up closing date for this draw is Saturday 9th June. T& C apply.

Killasser Community Centre

KCC 50/50 draw took place on Saturday night in Franks Place, April winner was Caroline Tully who won €600 with John Maloney and Una Ruddy winning €20 spot prize.

Healthcare Support Training

Mayo North East is organising a free Healthcare Support Training Course in Swinford for unemployed people or people in part-time employment. On successful completion of the course learners will have gained a Healthcare Support QQI Level 5 Major award. Skillnet eligibility criteria will apply and Garda Vetting must be successfully completed.
Training will commence one day per week in June 2018 and conclude in December 2018.
Please contact Dolores on 0877704251 or 094 9256745. Email dmcnicholas@mayonortheast.com to secure a place.
This training is funded under The Social Inclusion and Community Activation Programme.

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.

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 (24th) is in Whitehouse Bar from approx 9-30pm.

Thursday 31st May Sheepwalk

June 7th Gateway Hotel

June 14th Quinns

June 21st Horkans

June 28th Bolands

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Quinns and Rory Smith of Cloonaghaboy, Swinford won €490
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 Sheepwalk on May 29th
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 League

24th May 7pm Burrishoole v Swinford

Minor League

25th May 7pm Swinford v Breaffy

Senior League

27th May 12pm Charlestown v Swinford Venue Robert McCallion Memorial Park

Under 12 Spring League

28th May 7pm Kiltimagh v Swinford

Under 14 League

31st May 7pm Swinford v Eastern Gaels

Swinford Football Club

Swinford FC - Soccer Club

Swinford FC Club Crest

Boys U-15 Division 1
May 23rd, 7pm
Swinford v Claremorris

Boys U-15 Cup
May 26th, 12 noon
Swinford v Ballyheane

Girls U-12 Division 1
May 29th, 7pm
Swinford v Achill

Swinford Golf/Soccer draw

Draw No. 12 was held in the Sheepwalk Bar on Sunday 20th May 2018.

€1000 Imelda Kelly, Swinford

€300 Canon Michael Joyce, Swinford

€200 Simon Ronayne, Swinford

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 Community Lotto

No result at time of publishing.

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 24th: 1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums
9am-2.30pm-Mayo North East SICAP Workshop with Young People(Meeting Room)
3pm-5pm-iPad Training-Mayo North East (Meeting Room)
3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet

FRIDAY 25th: 7am-10pm- Referendum

SATURDAY 26h: 10am-2pm-ECM Dance
11am-3pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

MONDAY 28th: 1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates
4.30pm-5.30pm-ECM Dance
6.30pm-8pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby-Candlelight Yogalates
8pm-9pm-Widows Group (Meeting Room)
8.15pm-9.15pm-ECM Dance-Fitness Class

TUESDAY 29th: 1pm-2pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)
5pm-6pm-Jiving Juniors
7.30pm-9pm-Kathryn Gavaghan-Meditation (Meeting Room)

WEDNESDAY 30th: 9.30am-5pm-Mayo North East SICAP Workshop with Young People (Meeting Room)
8pm-10pm- Active Minds (Meeting Room)

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

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.

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. Thanks

Author: John Dunne

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