Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

17 November 2017 Local Correspondent: Donie Butler.

 Stoneyford News

Stoneyford Bingo:

Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on every Tuesday at 8.30p.m.

Card Game:

Card Games will be played in Stoneyford Community Centre on Thursday 30th. November from 2.30p.m. to 4.30p.m.

Anyone interested in playing 25’s will be most welcome. No experience needed!

Newmarket/Hugginstown News

Newmarket/Hugginstown Text Alert Renewal.

If you haven’t already paid your annual Text Alert Subscription, you may still do so, by giving your name into Fitzgerald’s or Irish’s in Hugginstown or leave it into the letterbox of Gairdin na Gortha. New members may still join as above, by putting your name, address and mobile number in an envelope. Texts will be suspended from 24th. November for anyone who hasn’t renewed.

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The ‘Get Together’ will take place on Tuesday 21st. November from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket. All are very welcome.

Carrickshock Camogie Club:

The A.G.M. of Carrickshock Camogie Club takes place on Saturday 25th. November in  Hugginstown Community Centre at 6.30p.m. Nomination papers can be got from and returned to T.J. Mills, at 089 600 0386 or Nomination papers to be returned no later then Wednesday 22nd. November.  New members more then welcome to attend.

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 13th. November 2017     Numbers: 15; 21; 31.                    Bonus No: 32.

No Match 3 Winner:             No Match 4 Winner:                                                      No Jackpot Winner:

€30.00 Winner:                            Paul Barron, Sydney;                                                                Marian Barron, Tuitstown

Mattie O’Shea, Boolyglass;     “M. E. P.” c/o James Irish;                                        “Young Mc.” c/o James Irish

3 Sellers €15.00 each:           Teresa Fitzgerald;                        Willie Walshe;        Deirdre Rohan

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;          Match 4: €2,000.00;                 Jackpot: €10,900.00;

Next Draw on Monday 20th. November. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m   

General News 

“The Three Tenors – Concert”

Concert will be held in St. Mary’s Cathedral, Kilkenny on Saturday 9th. December at 8.00p.m. Tickets available from 056 776 8693. Proceeds in aid of St. Mary’s Restoration Fund.

Wellness at Work:   –   (2 Workshops):

Facilitated by the Recovery College South East, Greenshill, Kilkenny on Monday 20th. November  and Monday 27th. November from 10.30am to 2.00p.m.   This workshop will explore and build awareness around our wellbeing and mental health in the workplace and how it impacts on us as Managers and Employees. For further information and bookings, please contact the Recovery College at 056 770 3666 or email

 Anam Cara:

The organisation that supports bereaved parents is holding its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 20th. November, from 7:30p.m. to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether the death was recent or not. For more information see or call our Information Line on 085 2888 888.

Kilkenny Alzheimer Society:

A 5K. Fun Run will be held on Sunday November 26th. at 11.00a.m. in Castle Park. The proceeds go towards The Alzheimer Society of Ireland – Kilkenny Region. Registration at 10.30a.m. in the Tennis Club. Raffle and refreshments afterwards. For More Information ; call Shane at 086 845 2489 or email;

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on the “The Rabbit Industry in Ireland” will be given Mr. Michael Conroy on Thursday, November 30th. at 8.00p.m, in Mullinavat Parish Hall. For further information please contact: Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349




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