mda logo Achievements

Donation to the Youth Athletics Team (2014)

Supporting Michaela Walsh travelling to China as part of the Olympic Youth Athletics Team

Lourdes Youth Pilgrim Workers (2014)

Support of the 5k Run/Walk for the Lourdes youth pulgrimage.

Donation to Swinford Scouts (2014)

"A Story Told to Us Last Night” hardback books to assist in their fundraising

Support of Midfield Bonfire Night (13th June 2014)

An event that brought together all community groups both young and old

Donation to Midfield Music Session Group (June 2014)

Local musicians performing in the community

Donation to the Rural Social Scheme (2013)

Supporting the maintenance & upkeep of the local church and graveyard

Donation to Tower Sound Radio (December 2012)

Swinford’s local radio station

Village Enhancement Plan (September 2011)

To develop safe parking outside St.Josephs Church and create a safe walkway to the Cemetery from the Church.

West of Ireland Mini Marathon (2010 and 2011)

Madeline Brennan, Margaret Julian, Lorraine Costello, Anna Marie Lavin, Catherine Quinn and Sue Fahey took part in the West of Ireland’s Mini Marathon in 2010 and 2011 to raise funds

Folklore Book Launch (June 2010)

A Folklore book, called "A Story Told to Us Last Night",using local stories from the 1937/38 National Folklore Collection and stories written by the children of today attending Midfield National School, was launched on June 25th 2010.

Midfield National School Donation (June 2010)

A cheque for €37,230 was presented to St.Josephs NS

MDA Web Site Launched (April 2010)

Web site created to help us reach and communicate with our community more effectively

Tree Planting (June 2010)

The planting of a tree and unveiling of a plaque to commemorate the donation of the late Mary Golden to the Midfield Development Association took place on Sunday June 13th 2010.

St Patrick's Day (2010)

In most of the years since 2008 we have entered a float into the St Patrick's Day parade and in 2010 we came first in the topical section.

Village Place Names (2010)

24 village placenames produced and placed around the hinterland of Midfield.

24 Hour Auction (June 2009)

A 24 hour auction was held which gained entry into the Guinnes Book of Records for "Most items auctioned in 24 hours is 592 and was achieved by the Midfield Development Association at Julian's Public House, Midfield, Swinford, Co Mayo, Ireland, on 14 June 2009".

Defibulator (Autumn 2008)

Purchase of a community defibulator and a number of volunteers trained by the Irish Red Cross

Race Night (13th June 2008)

A very successful race night was held with massive support from the local business community and local punters.

Slimathon (Easter 2008)

Many locals (men and women) used Lent to shed a few pounds while raising funds for the MDA.




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