Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

2 Feabhra 2018

Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News

Stoneyford Development Association:

Next Board meeting will be held on Monday 12th February at 9.15pm. It is hoped to have feedback from Council Executive staff on the Revised Town & Village Renewal Scheme.

Stoneyford/Ennisnag Tidy Towns Meeting:

The next meeting of STT will take place at the Community Centre on Monday 19th February at 7.30pm. The emphasis will be on the Landscaping Programme 2018 and Litter Control.

ESB Networks:

There may be a temporary interruption of electricity supply in the Stoneyford area today Wednesday 7th February between 9am and 4.30pm.

Ennisnag Anglers Club:

New members always welcome. Contact Paddy O’Dwyer.

Kingsriver Athletic Club:

New members welcome. Contact

Stoneyford Active Retirement:

Meeting will be held on Wednesday 7th. February at 2.30p.m.

Cards ’25’

in the Community Centre on Thursday 8th. February from 2.30p.m. to 4.30p.m. All welcome

Donegal Holiday 5 days/4 nights; Starting 22nd. April 2018. For further information; See poster on Notice Board or or ring 056 772 8225 or 087 641 4038 for details.

Stoneyford Bingo:

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

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.

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.

Road Volunteers Wanted:

We require volunteers from each road and estate to assist with Litter Picks

Newmarket/Hugginstown News


Cumann na mBan

Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club:

The Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will resume their ‘Get Together’ on 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. All are very welcome.

Hugginstown Village Design Information Evening:

The Newmarket/Hugginstown Social Club will resume their ‘Get Together’ in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket on Tuesday 13th. February

All are very welcome.

Nuacht Eile

Parents Information Evening:

Free Information Evening for parents of school going-children: How to handle exam stress, bullying, peer pressure and other issues facing students of all ages!! Meeting in Springhill Court Hotel on Monday 12th. February from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m. Contact 086 820 3521

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

Local Lotto:

Draw: Monday 5th. February 2018     Numbers: 14; 18; 32.                       Bonus No: 12.

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

5 x €30.00 Winners:       “The 4 of Us” c/o Rathduff;                     Noeleen Butler, Knocktopher;

Natasha Silke & Issac Doyle;         Marian Power, Hugginstown;        Julieanne Drennan, Coolmean.

3 Sellers €15.00 each:     Catherine Duggan;           Mary Doyle;     Walter Broderick

Next week:   Match 3: €1,000.00;     Match 4: €2,000.00;                        Jackpot: €12,000.00;

Next Draw on Monday 12th. February 2018 Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. Draw at 9.00p.m                                                                                                                             


Coeliac Support Group:

The Kilkenny Coeliac Support Group will be meeting in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre Loughboy on Tuesday, February 6th. at 7.30p.m.

Those affected by this disease are welcome to attend and share their views and experiences. It is hoped that every household will be represented.

Parents Information Evening:

Free Information Evening for parents of school going-children: How to handle exam stress, bullying, peer pressure and other issues facing students of all ages!!!.   Meeting in Springhill Court Hotel on Monday 12th. February from 7.30p.m. to 9.30p.m.   For further information contact 086 820 3521

The Irish Cancer Society:

The Society operates a Free Transport Service for patients attending hospital for Chemotherapy Treatment. Volunteer Drivers pick the patient up at the door of their home, drop them at the hospital door; when finished treatment they will pick them up and drop them home. Volunteer expenses are paid. Patients wishing to avail of this free service should contact their healthcare professional, visit the website at or contact the Irish Cancer Society for more information on 01 231 0522.


Are you struggling with anxiety or depression? finding life difficult? feeling isolated? in need of support?   “Grow” is here to help you. “Grow” is a community-based mental health organisation which holds weekly meetings in your local community.  “Grow” meetings provide help and support to anyone experiencing mental health difficulties or struggling with any aspect of their mental wellbeing.  Meetings are confidential and no referral is necessary, simply come along. “Grow” promotes breaking social isolation and promoting social connectedness and is centred around the idea that ‘I alone can do it, but I cannot do it alone’.

For Kilkenny Groups: Meetings in the Grow Office, Ormonde Home, Barrack St, Kilkenny. On Tuesdays at 10.00a.m. on Wednesdays at 8.00p,m, and on Fridays at 10.30a.m. For further information contact Margaret Power on 056 776 1624 or 056 775 1615

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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