Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

20 November 2017

Stoneyford News


Stoneyford Community Centre, Thursday 30th Nov. 2.30 – 4.30

Anyone interested in playing 25 will be most welcome. No experience needed! Newcomers welcome. Just turn up. A nice way to spend an afternoon

Services Directory.

Presently a Services Directory is being assembled which will focus on Electricians, Plumbers, Carpenters/Joiners, Landscapers, Painters etc. We will be placing this list of ‘Trades Services’ on our Village Notice Board & Website in the coming days, so we would appeal to all local tradespeople to forward their contact details (Mobile, Landline & Email) to for inclusion. It will be updated on an ongoing basis. We do hope that you will find it useful. This is a FREE service. Support YOUR community.

Stoneyford Bingo:

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

TUS Scheme Workers in Stoneyford.

Vacancy for (2)

  • Vacancy for Community Centre Employee.
  • Vancany for Tidy Towns Employee.

Contact Mike Redmond 086-026 3283

Village Renewal Scheme:

A delegation from Stoneyford Development Association had a very positive meeting with Executive members of Kilkenny County Council regarding the implementation of the 2016 VRS and other important issues.

Village Memorial Garden.

You will have observed that various flags have flown at the Memorial Garden this year. The Carrickshock, Kilkenny, Ireland and EU flags have flown proudly on appropriate occasions throughout the year to date. All we need now is a Leinster flag to complete the set!

Senior Citizens Party.

The Stoneyford Senior Citizens Christmas party will take place at the Community Centre on Sunday 17th December. Watch out for further details.

Litter Pick

Thanks to those who came out on a wet morning to help with the recent Litter Pick.


Newmarket/ Hugginstown News

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

‘Get Together’ will take place Tuesday 21st Nov from 2.00p.m – 4.30p.m at “Gáirdín an Ghorta”,

“The Three Tenors – Concert”

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

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.


Nuacht Eile

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 had from and returned to T.J. Mills, at 089 600 0386 or Nomination papers to be returned no later than Wednesday 22nd. November.  New members more then welcome to attend.

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. 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. 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 by Michael Conroy on Thursday, November 30th at 8.00p.m, in Mullinavat Parish Hall. Contact: Eddie Synnott on 086 812 4349

Appeal to Local Sports Clubs and all local Organisations:

Please forward your news items, such as meeting dates, training days/nights, fixtures, results and outings etc to each week before 9pm on Sundays. Thank you




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