Swinford Notes November 14th 2018

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Swinford 250

2019 Promises to be a Great year for Swinford as the town celebrates 250 years and more. The next meeting, to which all members of the community are invited, will be held on Tuesday November 20th in the Gateway Hotel at 8pm.

Swinford Gardening club

Christmas Floral Demonstration by award winning florist Judi Roche, Balla Flowers in aid of Down Syndrome new Regional Centre Swinford Project in the Gateway Hotel Swinford on Tuesday 4th December at 8pm. Tickets 10 euro.

Nollaig na mBan

Included in the calendar of ‘Swinford 250 and more’ is the celebration of Nollaig na mBan (Women’s Christmas) on Saturday, 5th January 2019 in the Gateway Hotel, Swinford. A lady’s night of fun which will include a sit-down meal, music, dancing and spot prizes. Tickets are priced at €30 per person. To order tickets or for further information please email swinford250@swinford.ie or contact 087 6412785.

Swinford Community Games

The AGM of Swinford community games will be held on Thur Nov 15th at 8.30pm at the Amenity Park. All those interested in seeing the continuation of this yearly event are asked to attend, to lend their support to the club.

Household Hazardous Waste Collection

There will be a household hazardous waste collection run by Mayo Co Co at the council depot at Kilkelly on Saturday 17th November from 10am to 2pm. Paints, medicinal waste, oil, pesticides, household detergents, herbicides etc accepted free. Full details at www.swinfordtidytowns.com

Collection thanks

Swinford NS Parents Association extends their thanks to everyone who contributed to their recent church gate collection at which €414.97 was collected. Thank you also to the collectors who gave of their time.

Swinford Camera Club

Swinford Camera Clubs next meeting is on today, Wednesday November 21st at 8pm.
As always new members are very welcome to join the club. Swinford Camera Club is a friendly, helpful and very welcoming group.
The club meet on 1st & 3rd Wednesdays of the month at 8pm, in the Gateway Hotel. If you are interested in photography, why not come along to a meeting.

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.

Heartfulness, Relaxation and Meditation

Monday Nov 12th 2018 at 7pm in the Parochial House Swinford. Free and open to all over 16 years.
Contact 086 0700681 if you require further information.

Swinford Comhaltas

This weeks Thursday evening Seisuin (15th) is in Horkans from approx. 9-30pm.

Thursday 15th Horkan’s
Thursday 22nd Boland’s
Thursday 29th Mellett’s

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

This weeks draw was held in Bolands and Caoimhe Hanley of Killasserr won €576
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 November 20th .
Draw envelopes are available at €2 and 3 for €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie

Annual General Meeting

Swinford GAA AGM will be on Sunday 18th November 6pm in Gateway Hotel. All members are asked to attend. Full details and nomination forms available on our website swinfordgaa.ie

Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for November 12th, 2018
Winning Numbers
€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winners

F Q AJ, C/O Quinn’s
G. Moore, Brabazon Heights

3 Number winners
M. Price, Cullane
P. Durkan, C/O Moore’s Pub

Next weeks Jackpot is €7,200
Next draw takes place on Monday November 19th in The Whitehouse

Golf Club Card Game

Results from Thursday 8th November: 1st was shared by Phyllis Bredican and Josie Prendergast, Philip Moore and Tom Bredican 2nd Chris Heeran and Virginia Heeran

Spot prizes were won by Michael Lynskey and Leo Murtagh, Peter Geraghty and Michael O’Neill

Raffle prizes were won Annie McNeela, Brian McNulty, Tom Durkan and Philip Irwin

Game continues every Thursday night at 9pm

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 15th: 6.45-7.45- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Bums & Tums
3.30pm-8pm-Morrison Ballet Class
4.30pm-6pm-Arthritis Ireland (Meeting Room)
7pm-9pm- Farm Consultation (Meeting Room)
8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
FRIDAY 16th: 6.45am-7.45am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
9.30am-10.30am- Slimway Weight loss class
6.30pm-7.30pm-That’s So Shelly Fitness
SATURDAY 17th: 10am-4pm-ECM Dance
MONDAY 19th: 8am-4pm-Safe Pass Course-Mayo North East (Meeting Room)
10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm-Pat Kirby-Yogalates
7pm-8pm-Pat Kirby-Candlelight Yogalates
TUESDAY 20th: 6.45am-7.45am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
10am-11am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
4.30pm-6.30pm-Jiving Juniors- Dance Camp
7pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
WEDNESDAY 21st: 10am-12am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1.30pm-4pm-Art to Heart (Meeting Room)
4pm-7pm-Giggles Drama Class
8pm-9pm- 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).

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.

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.


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Author: Douglas Kelly

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