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Swinford hopes for jobs boost from nursing home

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A decision on the planning application for a 56 bed nursing home in Swinford has been delayed by Mayo County Council after planners requested more information before deciding on the project’s future. UK company StuNat Care Ltd had applied for planning permission for the nursing home, which would consist of 52 single bedrooms, four double bedrooms, day rooms, dining room, kitchen, oratory, and visitor rooms along with many more associated facilities, in early September, and a decision had been due earlier this month.

Two men arrested in relation to Swinford death released without charge

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The two men arrested in relation to the death of a man in Swinford,  on Saturday, August 12 on Wednesday evening have been released without charge. The investigation is ongoing, according to Gardai. 

Celtic stay top after round two of Masters League

Castlebar Celtic continue to top the Mayo League Masters Division One table after week two of the competition, despite having a bye in the latest round of action. Wins for Fahy Rovers, Ballyhaunis Town, and Manulla saw them all pick up their first points of the season but without the scoring difference to knock Celtic off top spot.

Swinford man elected to top union position

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Swinford man Padraig Peyton has been elected the first honorary president of SIPTU. The Tumgesh, Swinford, native defeated three Dublin based candidates in the recent election which will see him become one of the major players in labour relations matters across the country.

Fundraiser in Swinford this weekend

A fundraiser takes place this weekend in Swinford for a local man whose life changed forever after a fall at his home. John Doyle, then in his early 20s, fell on the stairs of his house, and endured life changing injuries. An expectant father at the time, John is now confined to a wheelchair and has lost the ability to speak.

Superintendent appeals for information in wake of Swinford homicide

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Supt Tony Healy urged members of the public who may have even a small bit of information to come forward to Gardai who are investigating the suspected murder of Joe Deacy in Swinford last weekend. Supt Healy told the Mayo Advertiser yesterday afternoon: "Any little bit of information that people have can make a huge difference in an investigation." Speaking about the response from the public to date he said: "It's been really good, we are working through those and looking at CCTV footage and other things to progress the investigation."

Call for Swinford to be included in Action Plan for Rural Development

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Fine Gael Mayo senator, and Seanad spokesperson on agriculture, food and the marine, Michelle Mulherin, has asked that Swinford be included in Action Plan for Rural Development. This week, Senator Mulherin said: “I have asked Minister Humphreys to include Swinford as a pilot project town for the action plan. I think the town would be an ideal case to implement a pilot project and develop a worthwhile scheme for all rural market towns.

Xposé – Swinford style next weekend

Swinford’s hospice shop will stage a glittering takeover of Swinford Cultural Centre on Saturday November 19 and Sunday November 20 next, all in aid of Mayo Roscommon Hospice Foundation.

Another national award for Homeland

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Following hundreds of entries, Homeland Plus, Westport, has been selected as one of the top 30 finalists in the Retail Excellence Ireland Store of the Year Awards for 2016/17. The award recognises and celebrates the outstanding performance and vision of stores, places, people, websites, and suppliers throughout the Irish retail industry. Last year, Retail Excellence Ireland awarded Homeland Swinford the prestigious title of Best DIY and Agri Store for 2015/16 for its outstanding quality of service and customer experience. This was a major accolade for Mayo and for Homeland.

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