Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

14 Nollaig 2018


Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News


Stoneyford Development Association Christmas Dinner:

Christmas Dinner will be held in the Community Centre on Sunday 16th. December.  at 1.00p.m.


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

Safeguarding Contacts:

Diocesan Designated Liaison Person:

Mr. Cathal Cullen Tel: 087 100 0232  or

Diocese of Ossory Web Page:

Gardaí 1800 555 222:

Tusla – Kilkenny Area –  Tel: 052 617 7302.

Aghaviller Parish Representatives are:  Teresa Broderick and  Carmel O’Toole

Newmarket/Hugginstown  News

Monroe School:

Congratulations to the pupils of 4th, 5th, and 6th, classes of Monroe School.  They have been accepted by the BT Young Scientists to carry out a project on “Cures – The Natural Way”.  This project will be displayed in the R.D.S., Dublin along with other primary and secondary school projects in January.

Hugginstown Voluntary Housing:

Two houses are vacant in Hugginstown.  If you are interested in applying or know someone who may be eligible,  please get an Application Form from the Secretary;  Telephone 056 776 8008.

Lotto Results:           –     Aghaviller Parish and Carrickshock G. A. A.

Draw: Monday 10th. December 2018        Numbers: 19; 02; 03.    Bonus No: 24.

  1. No Match 3 Winner:             
  2. No Match 4 Winner:                                
  3. No Jackpot Winner:

5 x  €30.00 Winners:

Mary & Geoff Doyle, Ballyfoyle;

George Power, Hugginstown.

J. K. P. M. B;  c/o James Irish;

Denis Meaney, Goresbridge:

Stephen Cassin, Ballygerdra

3  x  Sellers €15.00 each:

Willie Walsh;

James Irish;

Teresa Fitzgerald.

Next week:    Match 3:  €1,000.00;     Match 4:  €2,000.00;               Jackpot:  €16,400.00;  

Next Draw on Monday 17th. December.  Please submit returns by 8.30p.m.  Draw at 9.00p.m. 

Nuacht Eile

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

Winter Solstice at Knockroe on Friday  December 21st.   Meeting time at 2.00p.m. outside Owning Church.

A free shuttle bus will operate from Owning Church car park to Knockroe, returning at approximately 5.00p.m.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service:

The Mobile Clinic will visit The Newpark Hotel, Kilkenny on Sunday 30th. December from 11.30a.m. to 3.00p.m. The I.B.T.S. is at present experiencing difficulty in collecting enough voluntary blood donations in order to meet hospital requirements of 3,000 units of blood a week.  Please donate, it will make a difference.


Are you struggling with Anxiety or Depression?  Finding Life Difficult?  Isolated?  The Grow organisation is there to help you.  The Mental Health Support groups are free and confidential and open to all, no referral or booking needed.  Meetings take place on Tuesdays at 10.00a.m.: Wednesdays at 8.00p.m. and Fridays at 10.30a.m.   The Venue is the Grow Office, Barrack Street. Kilkenny.  For further information contact Kate 056 776 1624

Anam Cara:

Anam Cara is an organisation that supports bereaved parents, they are holding a Parent’s Evening on Monday 17th. of December at 7:20p.m. in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles, Co. Tipperary. This event is free and open to all bereaved parents regardless of the age your child died, the circumstances of their death, or whether their death was recent or not. For more information see or call their Information Line on 085 288 8888.

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