Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

16 April 2018
Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News


Important Meetings this week:

Stoneyford Development Association Monday 16thApril at 9.15pm at the Community Centre. KCC Village Renewal Scheme Tuesday 17thApril at 5pm at Community Centre. Text Alert with An Garda Siochana on Wednesday 18thApril at 8pm at Community Centre. KCC Conservation & Heritage Thursday 19that Community Centre.

Stoneyford Text Alert:

Meeting for Stoneyford Text Alert this Wednesday 18th April at 8pm at the Community Centre. The meeting will be chaired by members of Thomastown Garda Station where they will provide an update on Text Alert and its importance to community and village life. In attendance will be Sgt Ted Hughes and Garda Janet Gough. This is a great opportunity for the members of our community to meet our new local Garda Tina Walsh. The annual subscription of €10 is now due for all subscribers to the service and we would like to welcome some new members too.

Congratulations to Scoil Náisiúnta Chiaráin Naofa.

Congratulations to the girls from our local Stoneyford national school with their recent success in the FAI primary schools soccer 5 a-side. Clodagh O’Neill, Aoibhin Dunphy, Olivia Dunphy, Ellie Moran, Katie Grace, Rebecca & Lynn Fennelly and Kayla Hockey.

Carrickshock GAA:

Carrickshock minors (U17) make the trip to Jenkinstown on Wednesday 18th to take on Conahy in the 2nd round of the league, throw-in 7.0. Under 19s travel to Tullogher on Sunday morning next 22nd where they face Tullogher in the 1st Round of the new league, throw-in 11.30


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 have their ‘Get Together’ on Tuesday 17th. April in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”.  from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m..  All are very welcome.


Nuacht Eile

South Kilkenny Historical Society;

A Lecture on “Putting Ireland on Four Wheels” by Dr. Austin O’Sullivan will be given in Mullinavat Parish Hall on Thursday April 26that 8.00p.m.

A Coach Trip to Dublin (The Little Museum of Dublin and EPIC – The Irish Emigration Museum) will take place on Saturday, May 26th.  Booking and further information from either:  Brigid Barron ( or Eddie Synnott (

Family Carers Ireland:

A Mini-Marathon takes place on the Bank Holiday, Monday 7th. May; beginning  from the Aspect Hotel, Waterford Rd. Kilkenny at 11.00am. Register online at, or at the Centre at The Springhill Medical Centre, Waterford Rd., Kilkenny from Monday to Friday up to 5.00p.m. You can also register on the day before 11.00a.m.


Lotto Results:

Draw: Monday 9th. April 2018       Numbers: 05; 13; 27.     Bonus No: 28.

No Match 3 Winner:

No Match 4 Winner:

No Jackpot Winner:

5 x  €30.00 Winners:  

Marie O’Gorman, Hugginstown;

“L. P. J.” c/o James Irish;

Caoimhe & Mike Fennelly, Ballycaum;

Jim Rohan, Carricketna;

James O’Brien, Knockwilliam.

3 x  Sellers €15.00 each:

Jimmy Sheehan;

Ann Power;

Mary Doyle.

Next week:    Match 3:  €1,000.00;     Match 4:  €2,000.00;  Jackpot: €12,900.00;

Next Draw on Monday 16th. April 2018. Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m. 


 ‘Anam Cara’:

The organisation supports bereaved parents; it will hold its next monthly Parent Evening on Monday 16thApril from 7.30p.m. to 9:00p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary.  ‘Anam Cara’ offers a safe and comfortable setting where you can ‘drop the mask’ and be yourself among people who understand. This event is open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, or the circumstances of their death.


Women’s ACTS Retreat:

Retreat will take place in the De La Salle Pastoral Centre, Castletown, Co. Laois from Thursday, 19th. to Sunday, 22nd. April. This is a weekend of peace, prayer, tranquillity and camaraderie, among a group of likeminded women. To book or for information contact: Mairin McGrath 087 621 1395 or Cathy Cunniffe: 087 985 4506.

Stoneyford/Hugginstown Notes:

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