Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

17 Eanáir 2018
Stoneyford  News

Great News!

Local campaigners for the Ennisnag to Kells walk way received great news with the announcement of a grant of €24,000 for the scheme. Congratulations to all of the landowners for their cooperation and also those who worked so hard to develop the walkway. This should prove to be a considerable boost for local BB’s and local tourism.

Ennisnag Anglers:

New members always welcome from all age groups. Watch out for 2018 meeting in coming weeks.

Contact:  Paddy O’Dwyer, Merino Drive 087-2690558 or Michael Fennelly, Ennisnag 086-1275273 for further information or

New Athletic Club
New Year’s Resolution! Stoneyford has a new athletic club for adults. If you would like to join or find out more about joining Kings River A.C.,


Nostalgia Evening:

An evening of Nostalgia will be held at the Community Centre, Stoneyford on Monday 22nd. January at 7.30p.m. A video recording and photos taken at the 2017 Easter Remembrance Ceremony, as well as photos from the recent Senior Citizens Christmas Party and the ERC will be shown. People are asked to bring along their Old Photographs which will be considered for a permanent Exhibition to be mounted at the Community Centre in 2018. Photos will be scanned and returned on the evening.

Stoneyford History & Heritage Society

We need photos of groups of people taken pre 1970, preferably with name captions, either at school, sport or at special occasions. We are also seeking photos and names of the first Development Association and or the first Tidy Towns Committee(s). All photographs will be scanned and safely returned to owners. Please place same in an envelope with your name and contact detail written lightly on the reverse of each photo. Also put your contact details Address, telephone and or email address on the envelope. Your photos may be handed in to Walshe’s Shop, Malzard’s Pub, Jen’s Café or Sheridan’s Ennisnag. Please contact Donie Butler, Chair H&HS for further information 087-3156359 or

Litter free environment:

Remember a litter free environment is the responsibility of all of us so PLEASE DO NOT LITTER and if you do see litter please PICK IT UP.

Dog Pooh continuing problem:

Please keep your dog on its lead and pick up any pooh. It is a serious health issue for our children especially around the Community Centre. Serial offenders will be reported.

School Parking:

iPlease note that in the interest of Health & Safety parking is NOT permitted on the roads in the immediate vicinity of Scoil Chiaráin Naofa. Gardai will be monitoring the situation.

Jen’s Café Stoneyford:

Jen’s Café at Main St reopens this Tuesday after the Christmas/New Year break.

Stoneyford Bingo:

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


Newmarket/Hugginstown News

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will not resume their ‘Get Together’ until Tuesday 6th. February 2018.    Mass will be celebrated at 2.00p.m. to celebrate ‘World Day of the Sick’ (Our Lady of Lourdes) and will include the Sacrament of the Sick.

Monroe School:

Enrolment Forms are now available at Monroe National School for the school year, September 2018-2019. Please call to school or phone the school at 056 776 8931, for an Enrolment Form.


Nuacht Eile

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on Alfie Byrne – ‘Lord Mayor of Ireland’ by Mr. Trevor White on Thursday, January 25th. at 8.00p.m. in Mullinavat Parish Hall.

All are welcome.

Local Lotto:

Draw: Monday 15th. January 2018     Numbers: 04; 16; 06.                    

Bonus No: 22.

No Match 3 Winner:                       

No Match 4 Winner:                                               

No Jackpot Winner:

5 x €30.00 Winners:  Eabha Carroll, Harristown; Sean Lannan, Thomastown;

A & M Rohan, Carricketna; John Murphy, c/o Catherine Barron; Pat Delahunty, Catstown.

 3 Sellers €15.00 each: Eamon Irish; James Irish; Willie Walshe;

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;  Jackpot: €11,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 22nd. January 2018 Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m

Carlow/Kilkenny Home Care:

Valentine’s Fundraiser in aid of the Carlow Kilkenny Home Care Team will take place on Wednesday 14th. February in Langton House Hotel. Tickets for 4 Course Meal, Band and D.J. are available from Langton’s Hotel or from Mary Harrington at 087-212 8664

Farmers & Landowners.

Do note that your hedgerows must be cut back before 28th February as per EU directive. Please prioritise your roadside hedgerows. Thank you.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Lecture on Alfie Byrne – ‘Lord Mayor of Ireland’ by Mr. Trevor White on Thursday, January 25th at 8.00p.m in Mullinavat Parish Hall. All are welcome

Anam Cara:

The Organisation supports bereaved parents; it will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 15th. January from 7.30p.m to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co Tipperary 085 288 8888.

Mullinavat Bingo

Bingo in Mullinavat Community Centre on Thursday 25th. January at 8.00 p.m.

Stoneyford/Hugginstown Notes: Please submit your News by email only preferably before 6pm on Sundays at latest or earlier if possible to





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