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Stoneyford Christmas Party 2019

On Sunday 15th of December last Stoneyford Development Association hosted its Annual Christmas Party for the senior citizens of the area.  The Stoneyford Community Centre was beautifully and tastefully decorated by the committee and the warm welcome afforded to each of the guests marked the beginning of the Festive Season for all.

The Fear an Tí for the occasion was the inimitable Tom King. Tom is an excellent MC, he has the gift of being able to encourage and cajole people into performing, dancing or just to have a good time. Under Tom’s guidance the evening rolled along at a nice snappy pace and a good time was had by all.

The entertainment was organized by Mala Raggett and we enjoyed listening to the beautiful singing of her protégés,“The Rising Stars” group who came all the way from Carrick on Suir to entertain us.

The food supplied by Cullen’s Kitchen was delicious and needles to say bhí rogha gach bia agus togha gach dí for everyone.

The first music session was provided by the inimitable Tony Egan on keyboards, and what a fine keyboard he is. Tony gave excellent accompaniment to singer Liam O’Dwyer. Liam was an excellent fear an tí and worked the audience brilliantly. He got the crowd dancing and clapping along with the greatest of ease.

The second session was provided by Jim Byrne and Billy Barron. Jim and Billy are regulars in Stoneyford and once again they excelled themselves. When the music was over and they turned out the lights there is a rumor that the festivities continued long into the night in a local hostelry.

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Welcome to Stoneyford Development Association’s website.Thank you for visiting our site. You are very welcome, please stay for a  long as you wish. If you follow the various links you will learn about our community, our news, our hobbies our weather etc.Kilkenny is a beautiful county with many sights to be seen and experiences to be had. If you are visiting the mid Kilkenny region the

village of Stoneyford is an ideal location to use as a base for your travels. It is central to Kilkenny City, Jerpoint Glass, Jerpoint Abbey, Kells Monastic Site, Kilree Round Tower and High Cross, Mount Juliet Country Estate and Golf Course and many more.

There is also good trout and salmon fishing in the area.While in Stoneyford you could experience the delights of Knockdrinna Artisan Cheese, produced in the village, the hospitality of Malzard’s or Sheridan’s Public Houses and stay in one of the many delightful B and Bs, where you can taste the best of local fare and the warmth of Stoneyford hospitality. If you are lucky you might get a chance to see Carrickshock hurlers, of whom we are very proud, display their skills on the playing pitch.We hope you will find this website informative and entertaining, if you have any suggestions or comments please feel free to share them with us.