Swinford Notes September 4th 2019

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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 games including Boccia, bucket ball and parachute games. We also play skittles, ball and bean bag games which are part of the Go for Life Games designed to provide gentle exercise. You decide what you enjoy and you can try a variety of games or stick to one, it’s up to you. From time we add new games and are open to suggestions and new ideas. All games are designed to be played sitting or standing.
We are always looking for new members and if you would like to help out in any way, we would be happy to meet you. Just come along to any of our games mornings or call us on 087 904 9723

The following are dates for the rest of 2019 to be held at Swinford Cultural Centre from 10.30 to 12.30 Admission €3 Refreshments served :-
Thursday 12th September
Thursday 10th October
Thursday 14th November
Thursday 12th December Special Christmas event with our very popular tombola, music, dance and much more –

Age Action-Computer Classes

Terrified by Technology?
Confused by Computers?
Illiterate about the Internet?
Scared of your Smartphone?

The ‘Getting Started’ programme aims to make over 55’s comfortable using a computer / tablet / ipad / smartphone and the internet. Tutoring is usually on a 1:1 basis in a relaxed atmosphere. Classes are 2 hours once a week for 5 weeks.
Where: Swinford Library
When: Wednesdays from 10.00am to 12.00 noon.
From: September 2019-June 2020.

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 Comhaltas

The SeptemberThursday Night Sessions are as follows

5th September                    Horkans

12th September                  Bolands

19th September                  Melletts

26th September                  Whitehouse

Swinford GAA

This weeks draw was held in Moores and John Walsh won €415
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.
The next draw is in Quinns on Tuesday 10th September Draw envelopes available for €2 each or 3 for €5

Swinford GAA Fixtures: (subject to change)

Minor C Championship in Ballina
5th Sept 6-30pm Swinford v Erris St Pats
Intermediate Championship venue Foxford
8 Sept 1pm Crossmolina v Swinford
Under 9 League
7th Sept 11am Moy Davitts v Swinford
Under 15 League
8th Sept 11am Swinford v Crossmolina

Swinford Community Lotto

Swinford Community Lotto results for September 2nd Draw held in Julians

Winning Numbers

€70 Local Shopping Voucher Winner

3 Number Winner

Next draw for € on Monday the September 9th in

Swinford Golf Club

Results 31 Aug
Declan Munnelly’s Captain’s Prize.

1st Carol Redding 44pts
2nd Catherine Loftus 35pts
3rd Margaret Reynolds 34pts
4th Dympna O’Donnell 33pts

Category Mary Flanagan
Front 9 Mary Horkan
Back 9 Bernie Walsh

1st James Irwin 45pts
2nd Conor Smyth 44pts
3rd Joe Kennedy 42pts
4th Jim O’Donnell 41pts

Gross Eamon Byrne
Cat 1 Gerry Ronayne
Cat 2 Niall Feeney
Cat 3 Luke O’Malley
Cat 4 Noel Smyth
Past Captain Philip Irwin
Front 9 Shane Lacey
Back 9 Fergal Loftus

9 Hole Visitor Jason Munnelly
18 Hole Visitor David Ronayne

1st Mary Flanagan, James Irwin & Steven McNulty
2nd Ann Prendergast, Declan Munnelly & Ronan Monaghan
3rd Josie Prendergast, Niall Feeney & Jim O’Donnell
4th Fr. Peter Gallagher, Tony Spain & Declan Healy.

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.

Swinford Indoor Country Market

Swinford Indoor Country Market returns on Saturday September 7th from 9.30am-2pm in the Cultural Centre,Swinford. Our long running country market will have lots of tasty food stalls & locally sourced produce. We have a fabulous range of breads, cakes, plants, vegetables, gift ideas, Aloe Vera and a huge range of handmade craft items all located under one roof…..
After all your shopping, you can relax and have lunch or a coffee in our renouned Railway Cafe.
Find us on facebook to enter our competition to win a voucher to spend at our markets. See you all there.

If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail swinfordnotes@swinford.ie by Tuesday afternoon. Thank You.

Author: Douglas Kelly

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