Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

2ndApril 2018

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Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News

Stoneyford Spring Clean-Up:

The major clean-up of the year ‘The Spring Clean-Up’ will take place in the Stoneyford area on Saturday 7th. April at 10,30a.m.  We invite all to partake including adults and children. Please clean the immediate area in front of your house, grassed areas, roadsides, estates, footpaths etc. Bin all litter please. If everyone looks after the public area near their home then the workload on our volunteers will be reduced greatly.  A Litter free environment is the responsibility of all of us.

Stoneyford Tidy Towns 2018:

The Tidy Towns Group are planning a major change this year for the National Tidy Towns Competition. Initial judging commences late May early June. We urgently need volunteers from all age groups for Landscaping, Painting Jobs, Odd Jobs and some special feature work. Please contact us at stoneyfordnews@gmail.comor 087 315 6359.

Heritage Week –August 2018.

In conjunction with Heritage Week 2018 we will publish a booklet on the ‘Built Heritage of the Village’. It will include a list on protected structures in the village and district as well as the Churches, Mills, Schools, Big Houses and Bridges in the area. It is also intended to mount the ‘Old’ Photographic Exhibition at the Community Centre in August. Finally a potted history of Carrickshock Hurling Club will also be published this summer.

Knockdrinna Café now open.

We are pleased to announce that Helen Finnegan has reopened her very popular Café at Main St. The usual selection of delicious homemade food choices will be on offer. Come and relax in the very homely farmyard environment in the heart of the village.

Learn to Waltz, Tango, Quick Step!!! etc.

Yes you can learn to Waltz, Tango, Quick Step, Foxtrot, Jive and Samba at Stoneyford Community Centre.  Classes continue on Wednesday 11th April from 8.00p.m. to 9.30p.m.

Kate O’Grady’s Golf Society:

Kate O’Grady’s Golf Society will hold their next outing on Saturday 14th of April with the details to be confirmed. We are currently accepting new members and visitors are always welcome. For more information contact 087-6023837, our Facebook page or email You can also contact Oliver Roche, Matthew Hanrahan or Mark Raggett


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

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Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 26th. March 2018       Numbers: 01; 10; 23.          Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:

No Match 4 Winner:

No Jackpot Winner:

5 x  €30.00 Winners: 

Linda Butler, c/o Padraic Crowley;

Rita McGrath, c/o Carroll’s;

Sadhbh Carroll c/o Carroll’s;

Sean O’Grady, Stoneyford;

Bernie Grace, Cotterellsbooly;

3 x  Sellers €15.00 each: 

John Power;

Jimmy Sheehan;

Fr. Peter Hoyne.

Next week:    Match 3:  €1,000.00;     Match 4:  €2,000.00;              Jackpot:  €12,700.00;

Next Draw on Monday 2nd. April 2018. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m.                                                                                                                           

Pulsewave Ireland:

Pulsewave Ireland is holding Heart Screening clinic in The Brandon House Hotel, New Ross on Friday 6th. April.   Appointments are available from 11.00a.m. to 8.00p.m. Call 087 715 1623 to make an appointment as spaces are limited. The Screening is medically approved and each person will receive a detailed printout which they may discuss with their own G.P.  For further information please call 087 715 1623

Kilkenny Carer’s Support Group:

Meeting on Tuesday 3rd. April from 3.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. at The Village Day Centre (behind the Village Inn Pub). Information and support for past/present Carers of people with Alzheimer’s/Dementia.  Everyone is welcome so drop into the group or for more information call Emma on 056 777 1230.

Stoneyford/Hugginstown Notes:

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