Stoneyford, Hugginstown, Newmarket & Ennisnag

17 Bealtaine 2019
Stoneyford/ Ennisnag News

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.


Voting in the Local and European Elections and the Referendum on the Constitution will be held on Friday 24th. May. It is always important for everyone with a vote to cast that vote when we are given the opportunity.

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.


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

Newmarket/Hugginstown  News


Aghaviller Parish and Carrickshock G. A. A.

Draw: Monday 13th. May 2019     Numbers: 28; 17; 15.    Bonus No: 19.

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

5 x €30.00Winners:

Peter Murphy c/o Catherine Barron;

Susie Hayes, Thomastown

Mary Raggett, Aghaviller.

Eugene O’Donovan, Clune;

Lillian Carr, Barnadown.

3 Sellers x €15.00 each:

Jimmy Sheehan;

James Irish;

Deirdre Rohan.

Next Draw on Monday 20th. May 2019.. 

Draw at 9.00p.m.   Match 3: €1,000.00;    Match 4:  €2,000.00;    Jackpot:  €18,400.00; 

Please submit returns by 8.30p.m. 

Carrickshock G. A. A.:

Carrickshock G.A.A. Club wish to sincerely thank all who assisted with the recent Scrap Metal Collection. The development fund will greatly benefit from your hard work.   The time sheet for the Annual Fundraising Golf Classic is now available; please book your tee times with Richie on 086 293 6205.

Clothes Collection:

School Tours for Monroe School will take place on the Thursday 26th. June for all pupils.  Venues to be confirmed by 31st. May.  The buses for the tours add up to €750.00.  A Clothes Collection will be held to help cut down the cost to parents.  Please drop your bags to the School by Friday 31st. May.

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.


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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