Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

11 Bealtaine 2019
Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News

Garnish Island (Stoneyford/Danesfort Trip 2019)

FIT CLUB’ @Community Hall, Stoneyford.

Keep Fit & Circuit Training Classes

Nearly There

Fully Qualified Instructor:

Séamus Nugent  MA (Hons) Exercise & Health Studies NCEF

Wednesday Nights @ 8.15 p.m.

Cost: €6 per session.

Especially geared for 40+ age group, male and female. All welcome.

Stoneyford 10k:

On Sunday 19th. May the Annual Stoneyford 10k Challenge will take place in the village at 11.30am. Current entries indicate that this will be another record year for the event. All participants will receive a bespoke medal, a goodie bag packed with top quality family produced goodies as well as the usual delicious post race food. This is a huge community event, with almost every family represented either as a participant or volunteer. The 10k caters for all abilities, from the casual walker to the speedy runner, so get out and get involved on the day.
The school children of Scoil Chiaráin Naofa will also complete their long worked marathon, having run 1km every day for the last couple of months. The children 1k dash event is prior to the 10k and kicks off at 11.00a.m., with children from all over the parish and outside invited to come along for the fun.

Entries for both events are on the day from 10.00a.m. to 11.00a.m., or on Saturday 18th. from 3.00p.m. to

Contact : Adele for further details on 087 938 4521.


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 hold their ‘Get Together’ on Tuesday 14th.May from 2.00p.m. to 4.30p.m. in “Gáirdín an Ghorta”, Newmarket.  All are welcome.

“The Water Boys”:

Created by Shane O’Reilly with Jim Rohan, Gary Comerford and Donal Gallagher with movement by Cindy Cummings. 

Jim and Gary have a double life. They are actors by night… but by day they are…”The Water Boys” for Carrickshock hurling team. As young people they dreamed of raising an All-Ireland Hurling Trophy in Croke Park.    Their bodies may have prevented them from playing for their Club, but nothing will stop these striped crusaders from being part of their team.

”The Water Boys” is an extraordinary, real-life story about learning to walk, learning to fall and learning to dream.    The Equinox Theatre Group, invite you to support ‘THE WATERBOYS’ starring Gary Comerford and Jim Rohan  in the Watergate Theatre, Kilkenny on Friday, May 17th. at 8.00p.m.

Carrickshock Group Tickets available at 087 212 8834


Aghaviller Parish and Carrickshock G. A. A.

Draw: Monday 6th. May 2019     Numbers: 18; 22; 24.    Bonus No: 02.

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

5 x €30.00Winners:

Billy Carroll, Knocktopher;

Jim Moran, Hugginstown

Teresa Creaney, Kilmoganny.

Frank Creaney, Oldtown;

Michael Irish, Hugginstown.

3 Sellers x €15.00 each:

Tommy Hoyne;


Pat Dwyer.

Next Draw on Monday 13th. May 2019. 

Draw at 9.00p.m.   Match 3: €1,000.00;    Match 4:  €2,000.00;    Jackpot:  €18,300.00; 

Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. 

Nuacht Eile

Rothe House & Garden Plant Sale

Rothe House & Garden, Parliament Street, Kilkenny will be holding a plant sale on Saturday May 25th between 11am and 2pm.  A limited selection of plants will be available to purchase.  A tour of the restored Tudor garden will also take place at 2pm hosted by our resident gardener Mary Pyke.  Both events are admission free and all are warmly welcome to attend.

South Kilkenny Historical Society:

A Coach trip to Athy Heritage Centre and Shackleton Museum, Duckett’s Groveand Huntington Castle will take place on Saturday May 18th.

For further information contact Brigid Barron,, 087 950 7295 or

Eddie Synnott,, 086 812 4349.

Kells Scouts:

Registration for all new and current members of Kells Scout Group will take place in Kells Scout Den on Wednesday, May 15th. at 7.00p.m. for the year commencing September 2019 All boys and girls aged 6 years to 18 years on September 1st. are welcome to attend. Adult members also welcome.


Are you, Struggling with Anxiety or Depression?  Finding Life Difficult?  Isolated?  Grow is here to help you!!     Our Mental Health Support groups are free and confidential and open to all, no referral or booking needed.  Meeting Times are: Tuesdays at 10.00a.m. Wednesdays at 8.00p.m. and  Fridays at 10.30a.m.  Venue for all Meetings is the Grow Office Barrack Street Kilkenny

For further information please contact: Mary 087 284 3424

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