Pupils are preparing their entries for the Community Games Art and Handwriting competitions this week. All welcome to join us and enjoy the entertainment. Camogie is a new activity in this school and this was our first group to take part in this competition. Best of Luck, Mayo!!! See pics HERE. Thank you to the previous Board for their hard work and commitment, including past members: Margaret Phelan, Mary Murphy, Raymond Gilmore, Orla Daly, and Ann Phelan. Well done all! Keep on walking!! Knockavilla, Meelick, Swinford. Well done to all for participating in the St patrick's day Parade in Swinford! The Toothpick Structure Challenge took place in Westport as part of the above festival. Well done to the pupils and thier teachers.! Brilliant result! We have 24 pupils who were placed in the local competition. Founded as a Franciscan abbey, the church and sacristy are still in use today. Support these events if you can  - you will be entertained!!! We hope they will enjoy their time at Meelick N S.  We look forward to a productive and fun year ahead. SWINFORD MEELICK MIDFIELD Fr Dermot Meehan Phone: 094-9251790/Urgent Calls: 087-1338200 PARISH OFFICE- OPENING HOURS: Mon, Thurs, Fri: 9.00am-2.00pm; Tues: 9.00am-1p.m; Phone: 094 - 9253607 Email: swinews@hotmail.com 7th-14th Oct 2018 TWENTY- SEVENTH SUNDAY IN ORDINARY TIME Saturday 6th 6.30pm Swinford: Eileen & Michael McDonagh, No 1 Kiltimagh Road & dec’d … The Lighting of the Christmas tree ceremony at Meelick Church went very well again this year with lovely Carol singing thanks to the hard work put in by the children and their teachers. The school was full of scary characters on Friday before the Halloween Break as the children dressed up for the day. Thanks very much, Dorothy! . Teachers and children are busy preparing for the Christmas plays and the Carol Service. to Crumlin children's hospital. Good luck all! Eggcellent work!! Removal at 11.30 to St. Luke’s Church, Meelick for Mass at 12 o clock. Well done to all pupils and teachers!! Congratulations to the following who made their first Confessions on Tuesday, 19th March at 6pm in St Luke’s Church, Meelick. Adjoining parishes; Bohola 18 ; Kilconduff 37 ; Killasser 44 ; Templemore 69 ; Toomore 71 . 7 of those were placed 1st in their categories and go forward to the County Final in Castlebar. Welcome back everyone - we hope you had an enjoyable break and that Santa was good! Emma Grady                  2. Meelick contemporary Google map. The choir helped to make their day even better with lovely music and songs. We have started back on our Walk on Wednesday trek... a lovely start to each Wednesday where the whole school go for a short walk together! COMMUTE TIMES. There are some very talented young authors and we wish everybody the best of luck!! Brilliant concert from 1st -6th class. Happy Christmas to all and best wishes for 2016!!! (Also some pictures on TWITTER). They worked very hard with Ms Convey to prepare for their special day. 3rd, 4th 5th & 6th class did their Christmas plays on Friday 14th. Congratulations! Children from 5th and 6th class take part in a Hurling Blitz on Fri 28th in Ballyvary. TRANSPORT. Catholic Schools Week begins on Monday, 27th January. He was especially noted … Christmas Concert 1st - 6th Class  Pics HERE. Welcome back all. Hip! We welcome the new Board and look forward to working with them over the next few years. WOW!! See pictures on TWITTER. Meetings take place on Thursday & Friday, 2nd -3rd February, beginning at 3pm. A very busy month  - School tours, tests, Graduation of 6th class, Green Flag, Sports day!! At Easter 1916 Ireland proclaimed its independence from Britain. Falls Church, Virginia 140 contributions 21 helpful votes Historic tower near Swinford This tower is located near Swinford and is located inside one cemetery and across the road from another cemetery. Peter Sweeney, 2. Good luck to 5th & 6th class boys and girls playing in the Amenity Park, Thursday, 13th October! Removal at 11.30 to Saint Luke’s Church, Meelick, for Mass at 12 o'clock. They all had a brilliant day, and the weather stayed good!! (See pictures on Twitter, use the link above.). Thanks to all who have supported this worthy cause... every contribution will make a diference to someone who is having a tough time this Christmas. There will be an Open Morning on Tuesday, 18th February from 10am - 12 noon for prospective new pupils when the children and their parents are welcome to visit our school, to meet staff and pupils, and to see our school in action. The children and Ms Daly spent many hours doing scientific experiments to establish which product was best, writing up the project and using graphs, etc to present their findings. Cian Mc Nicholas, 3. Talk provided by Jeremy Pagden. … Happy St Patrick's Day all! Infants    1st & 2nd     3rd & 4th      5th & 6th. Many thanks to Liz Healy (Eoghan's and Alan's Mum) who won a set of new Sports Jerseys from PERSIL for the school. Picture HERE, A great success again this year. They are also entering the Community Games Handwriting Competition. Marriages 07 June 1808 to 03 July 1846 90 images. We wish everyone a happy and peaceful Christmas and best wishes for 2019. There's lots of drums and music to be heard around the school these days as teachers and children practice hard for the Parade! Memorial Mass will take place at a later date. Well done to 6th class who took part in the Young Scientist competition on Thursday, 9th Jan, and to their teacher Ms Daly. Swinford, Midfield & Meelick Church Newsletter - Swinford.ie This weeks church newsletter is available to download on Swinford.ie. 3rd & 4th  finish Wed 7th, and 1st & 2nd get ready to splash in the New year, starting on Wed, 11th!!! Welcome back to all our pupils and Staff . Follow the links below to find out more . Find the best offers for Properties in Meelick. ♦ Congratulations to our 2nd Class pupils who made their First Confesssions recently. Burial afterwards in Meelick Cemetery. Welcome to our New Board of Management 2015-2019. PLEASE CONTACT PARISH FOR UPDATED MASS TIMES. Refreshments were served in the school hall afterwards. Many parents and children walk to school and the whole school go for a short walk together before class. We had a brilliant Irish Night as usual thanks to all the hard work of pupils, teachers, and Marian and Juiie. We were very lucky with the Sports Day weather wise and all had a wonderful day. Steeple Village, Meelick, Swinford - died peacefully at her residence in loving care of her family. We had a lovely day in the sunshine for the celebrations outlined below for the Easter 1916 centenary celebrations. check the calendar for dates. (See TWITTER for picture.). Congratulations to 2nd class who made their First Communion on Saturday  9th May. More quizzing! Meelick Round Tower, Swinford: See 4 reviews, articles, and 3 photos of Meelick Round Tower, ranked No.3 on Tripadvisor among 7 attractions in Swinford. We wish you all fun, health and happiness over the Christmas season and for 2020! We hope they enjoy this special day on Saturday (and that the rain keeps its distance!). Tadhg is a past pupil whose sport is running, including track, mountain and cross-country. MEELICK, a parish, in the barony of GALLEN, county of MAYO, and province of CONNAUGHT, 4 miles (N. W.) from Swinford, on the road to Castlebar; containing 3493 inhabitants. Have a look at the Band in action on Twitter! Our new Junior Infants and new pupils in other classes are settling in well. Ho! We wish them good luck! See Calendar. See pics HERE, More pics from our christmas plays. All classes will get a chance to dress up on Friday, 12th April! See some Sports Day pics from June 2017 HERE and HERE. Donal Barrett, 2. Both 2nd class and 6th class are going on Retreat to Knock this week in preparation for First Commuion and Confirmation. Rehearsals and preparations are in full swing for this year's Christmas productions! When you want to settle in and find a place to stay, check out some of the hotels and other accommodations that Expedia offers in the area. Hazel Lavin                     3. ♦ Prayer Service New Date, Thurs 20th October, 1pm. Funds go to Pieta House, a very worthy cause. May She Rest In Peace . 2 Tower View, Meelick, Swinford, Co. Mayo, 4 Bed, asking price €125,000, brought to market by Matt Duggan Auctioneers, Residential - 4379820 Click HERE. Fifth and Sixth class are taking part in the Junior Entrepreneur programme. 5th & 6th will begin their sessions after Christmas. Children, Grandparents and family members enjoyed a get together on Wednesday 29th Jan. See pics HERE. Helmets on!! Children and have also become more active through WOW -Walk On Wednesdays. 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