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Phil Coulter – Siamsa Seipeil – Swinford

Siamsa Seipeil is back, and so is Phil Coulter!

This August Bank Holiday sees Ireland’s ambassador of music return to Swinford as part of the 250 celebrations. His 2015 performance was simply outstanding and its wonderful to have this global superstar back in our midst.Version 3

Phil Coulter and Friends will be playing on Friday, 2nd August in Swinford Church. Doors open at 7pm and tickets are €30.

Buy tickets online from our store.


Buy in the real world from from Melletts newsagency, O’Connell’s pharmacy and the Gateway Hotel.


Call Mick on 0876837564

Swinford GAA Weekly News

50/50 Draw
50-50-draw (Duplicate)
This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Melletts on Tuesday 12th January and Ciaran Geraghty of meelick won €705.  Envelopes are available in most business premises and online through where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/25/52 weeks. Next draw is in Moores on the 19th January. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

Intermediate Management

At a recent meeting of the Executive of the Club, our new Intermediate management team of Pat O’Neill, Michael Devaney and Eamon Molloy were ratified for 2016. We wish them the best of luck for the coming season.



Club membership is now open for 2016, please contact a club officer. The club will be hosting an underage registration session in the Gateway Hotel on Saturday 23rd January from 11am to 1pm.

The price of membership remains the same as previous years:

Adult Player: €60,

Non-Playing Membership €20,

Under 18: €40, 2 children in family €70 and 3 or more children in family €100.

GAA National Club Draw


Croke park have launched the 2016 GAA National Club Draw – a great opportunity for clubs to raise funds with fantasic prizes to be won.

Contact any club officer to get tickets or tickets available through our website shop.

Swinford GAA 50/50 Draw

50/50 Draw

This weeks draw for Swinford GAA 50/50 draw was held in Whitehouse on 4th August and  Frank McHale of Moyvilla Gueshouse, Swinford won €962. Envelopes are available in most business premises and online through where tickets can be purchased in bundles of 10/25/52 weeks. Next draw in Campbells on 11th August. Draw envelopes are now also available at 3 for €5.

Thanks to everyone for the support. The draw will be a year old next week and in that time €49,662 has been given out in prize money and donations have been made to local schools. Now of this could be done without the support of the Swinford community at home and away, thank you all.
The proceeds have enabled the club to upgrade the playing surface of Robert McCallion Memorial Park and invest in gym equipment. All our trainers and juvenile players have been decked out in the clubs colours.
The club is currently developing plans for improvements to our facilities especially for training for all levels of the club.


Damien Dempsey to play Swinford Cultural Center – May 30th

We are proud to announce that Damien Dempsey will play Swinford Cultural Centre on Saturday 30th May with his full band.

Damien has been gigging for nearly 20 years and has released seven albums since his debut ‘They Don’t teach this shit in school’ in 2000.
He sings in the tradition of his fellow Dubs Luke Kelly and Ronnie Drew and his music draws from his own personal expierences and national affairs.

He has won numerous awards including Best Irish Male at the Meteor Awards and his fans include Sinead O’Connor and U2 and he has been described by the Sunday Times as “A phenomenal voice….”

This will be a concert not to be missed and tickets are now available here online at and in the Gateway Hotel Swinford.

Doors will open on the night at 7pm and the show will start at 8pm.

Damo Ticket

Phil Coulter to play Swinford’s Siamsa Seipeil

For 2015, Siamsa Seipeil continues the tradition of bringing World Class talent to Swinford to start our August Bank Holiday weekend. The star performer for 2015 is one of Ireland’s finest artistes of all time, Phil Coulter. Composer, producer and performer, Phil is the best-selling Irish artist of his generation.
Phil Coulter
He has written at least four titles that can be added to the list of Great Irish Songs – the anthems ‘The Town I Loved So Well’ and ‘Ireland’s Call’ and the haunting ‘Scorn Not His Simplicity’ and ‘Steal Away’. Winner of Eurovisions, Ivor Novellos, Meteor Awards, he is a supremely talented songwriter and performer of the highest class. Phil will be joined by special guests on the night which will be announced at a later date.

This is a unique opportunity to enjoy an unforgettable evening of music & song in the wonderful venue that is Swinford Church.

You can buy tickets from our online store or from O’Connells pharmacy, the Gateway Hotel & Melletts Newsagents. Or Call Mick at 0876837564.

Tickets are expected to sell quickly, so buy now to avoid disappointment.
Siamsa Seipeil is proudly sponsored by VPR Accountancy, 087 2619442

When : Friday July 31st
Venue : Swinford Church

Price: €25.00

Phil Coulter plays Siamsa Seipeil