Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz
The annual Síamsa Sráide Table Quiz takes place on Friday, July 21st at 9pm in Mellett’s. Please support this fun Quiz.
Swinford Tidy Towns
The National Tidy Towns competition is underway. The Adjudicators can arrive in Swinford at anytime. We are asking everyone to help us out, in any small way. Add a window box or hanging basket, pick any weeds that maybe growing, even along the kerb. If you see any litter, pop it in a bin. Every small thing helps us greatly. Huge thanks to everyone who has helped out in any way, it makes such a big difference. Its great to hear such positive feedback from tourists and visitors to Swinford
Mayo Litter Action League June results
The 2017 Mayo litter action league June results for Swinford have been published where we scored 55 points. There has been a huge improvement in this months judging, huge credit to everyone in Swinford doing their bit! There has been a noticeable decrease in the amount of cigarette butts too, which is very welcome. We would also like to thank all the students from 5th and 6th class and teachers from Scoil Muire agus Treasa for their litter pick all around Swinford recently. Judging in Swinford for the month of July will take place between the 5th and 28th
Swinford Drama Group
Production of Jimmy Keary ‘The Two Loves of Gabriel Foley’ will return during The Siamsa Sraide street festival, Swinford on August 5th at 8.30pm, in Swinford Cultural Centre and various venues throughout 2017.
Bláth Na Féile
Blath Na Feile will return for the Síamsa Sráide Street Festival Swinford on Sat August 5th at 8pm in The Gateway Hotel. This years event will be a tribute to the late Joyce Sweeney a founding member of Bláth Na Féile.
For more information on how to enter this contest please contact Megan on 0879808064.
Weekly Yogalates classes in the Cultural Centre, Mondays at 1pm and 7pm.Yogaltes by candlelight helps address conditions like high blood pressure, arthritis and poor sleep. Class €6 pay as you go or course of 4 for €20. Contact Ros 0872617309.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com. Membership from outside Killasser very welcome.
Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw
Last week’s draw was held in Julians where Veronica Tunney of Highland Park, Kilkelly won €552. The winning envelope was sold in Wavelenghts. 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 Whitehouse on July 18th.
Draw envelopes are available at €3 and €5 and online at www.swinfordgaa.ie
Swinford GAA Fixtures
Monday 10th July 7pm
Under 12 Summer League Kilmeena v Swinford (Group B)
Under 12 Summer League Ballinrobe v Swinford (Group K)
Saturday 15th July 5pm
Junior B Championship Swinford v Shrule Glencorrib in Davitts GAA
Monday 17th July 7pm
Under 12 Summer League Swinford v Carras
Subject to change, please check our Facebook page and www.swinfordgaa.ie
Swinford Football Club Fixtures
Tursday July 13th 7pm
U-19 Development League Swinford v Claremorris
Friday July 14th 7pm
Boys U-12 Div 1 Straide & Foxford v Swinford
Saturday July 15th 12 noon
Boys U-16 Division 1 Swinford v Glenhest Rovers
Monday July 17th 6pm
Boys U-18 Sec B Swinford v Straide & Foxford
Swinford Athletic Club
The 50/50 draw was held after training at the Amenity Park and congratulations to Chloe & Annemarie Gallagher who are this weeks winners of the €200 Jackpot.
Draws will be held every Tuesday, where one lucky person will take half the jackpot home. Tickets are for sale from all club officers and cost €2 for one ticket and 3 for €5. All income from the draw will be used for the future development of facilities at the club.
Swinford Comhaltas Weekly Traditional Music
13th July Bolands
20th July Melletts
27th July Sheepwalk
3rd August Gateway Hotel
10th August Quinns
17th August Horkans
Swinford Community Lotto Results
The winning numbers for July 10th.
3, 9, 22 & 24
€70 local shopping voucher winners:
Sheila Reddington, Lislackagh
Yvonne Irwin, Dun Na Ri
3 Numbers winners:
Linda Campbell, Midfield
Ken Spragg, Oak Drive
Ciara Walsh, Kinaffe
There was no Jackpot winner, the Jackpot now stands at €11,400
The next draw will be held on Monday July 17th in The Gateway Hotel
Volunteers Tutors needed to tutor over 55’s on computers/tablets/smartphones to help learners navigate the Internet and gain confidence using their device
Age Action runs courses (each course lasts for 5 weeks, 2 hours per week) in the Swinford Library, on Wednesdays from 10.00 and 12.00. Classes are generally run on a 1:1 or 1:2 basis and both tutors and learners find the classes rewarding and fun. Good computer skills and fluent English needed but patience and good humour just as important! Classes will finish in June and we’re looking for interested tutors for the new cycle starting in September. Call Helen at Age Action on 087 1956047 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Training provided
Swinford Cultural Centre
This week’s update in The Cultural Centre and Meeting room is as follows.
All in Cultural Centre unless stated.
For Further Details Contact: 087 4007045 or email email@example.com
THURSDAY 13th: 7am-8am That’s So Shelly Fitness-Boot Camp
10am-2pm- ECM Dance- Summer Camp
1pm-2pm -Pat Kirby Fitness
2.30pm-6.30pm- ECM Dance- Summer Camp
8pm-9pm- That’s So Shelly Fitness
FRIDAY 14th: 9am-10am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
10am-2pm- ECM Dance- Summer Camp
2.30pm-6.30pm- ECM Dance- Summer Camp
MONDAY 17th: 9am-10am- That’s So Shelly Fitness
1pm-2pm -Pat Kirby Fitness- Yogalates.
7pm-8pm -Pat Kirby Fitness- Yogalates by Candlelight
TUESDAY 18th: 7am-8am That’s So Shelly Fitness-Boot Camp
7pm-8pm -Pat Kirby Fitness- Tone Zone.
8pm-9pm That’s So Shelly Fitness.
WEDNESDAY 19th: 9am-10am That’s So Shelly Fitness
B – Fit Swinford
Fitness classes take place in Swinford Community Centre on Monday 8-30pm – 9-30pm and Wednesday 8pm – 9pm, Thursday 9-30am – 10-30am, Saturday 11am – 12pm. €5 pay as you go. Contact Alan 087 2397225/ Declan 087 6725419
Early year’s music course
Barney’s Busy Bee’s parents and toddlers are holding a Sound World Early Years Music course, every Wednesday 10am and 11.30am in Barnacogue NS. This is a learning and development programme with many fun filled music activities, with parent and child interact, Cost €3. Any queries contact Barnacogue NS on 0949367440 or 0872024788.
Family Carers Ireland will be running a second beginner computer classes starting in Le Cheile Castlebar Family Resource Centre starting Wednesday 11th July from 6.00-8.00pm . This will take place one evening a week for 5 weeks. To book your place contact 0949060305. This is free of charge. There are limited spaces available. Please contact 0949060305 to book your place.
If you wish to include anything on Swinford Notes please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org by Tuesday afternoon. Thanks.
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