Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

27 November 2017


Stoneyford News

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.

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!

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.

Stoneyford Bingo:

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

Newmarket/ Hugginstown News

Newmarket School:

Meeting of ‘Board of Management’ will be held in the School on Thursday 30th. November at 8.00p.m.

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.

Parish Pastoral Council:

A meeting of the Aghaviller Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday 29th. November at 8.00p.m. All members please attend if possible.

Nuacht Eile

The Pro Life Campaign:

The National Conference will take place in the Concert Hall of the R.D.S. on Sunday, 3rd. December from 1.00p.m. to 4.30p.m.  Registration is important. Call 087 266 8702 or

Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 20th. November 2017     Numbers: 06; 04; 05.               Bonus No: 11.

No Match 3 Winner:               No Match 4 Winner:                                              No Jackpot Winner:€30.00 Winner: Anne Healy, Knockmoylan;Billy Brenner, Hugginstown;

Alex Hickey/Lonergan,Lismatigue; Paddy Rohan, Carricketna; Michael Irish, Hugginstown.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:Teresa Fitzgerald;Jimmy Sheehan;Deirdre Rohan.

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;             Jackpot: €11,000.00;

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 Brigid Barron (087 950 7295, or Eddie Synnott (086 812 4349,

Ireland’s Medieval Mile Run:

The Run will take place on Friday, December 1st. at 7.00p.m. This family friendly event is a one-mile run and everybody is invited to gallop, walk, jog, or shuffle from Kilkenny Castle to St Canice’s Cathedral. For more details, see

Kilkenny Alzheimer Society:

A 5K. Fun Run will be held on Sunday November 26th. at 11.00a.m. at 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.

Thukolo Gospel Choir: 

The Choir will be joined by other musicians and singers in presenting a fundraising concert at St. Fiacre’s Church, Kilkenny at 7.30pm on Friday 8th. December.  Funds raised will help bring young people with Special Needs to Lourdes at Easter.  Tickets will be available at the door on the evening.

“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.


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