Stoneyford - Sharpen your pencils - for local school

Table Quiz - Next Saturday night a table quiz will be held in Malzard’s Lounge in aid of Scoil Chiarain Naofa. Tables of four for 20 euro. Spot prizes and refreshments served.

Table Quiz - Next Saturday night a table quiz will be held in Malzard’s Lounge in aid of Scoil Chiarain Naofa. Tables of four for 20 euro. Spot prizes and refreshments served.

Notice - Willie Barron, Chairperson of Gairdin an Ghorta, would like it to be known that the event “Failte go hEirinn” that was to be held in Gairdin an Gorta on March 25, 2013 is now cancelled. For further information contact Willie on 086 8394349.

Happy Birthday - Congratulations to Tina Murphy, Stoneyford who celebrated her birthday with a party for friends and family in Malzards lastr Saturday night.

Church Matters - Rota for next week-end: 16th. and 17th. March (Feast of St. Patrick)

Readers: Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30p.m. Jim Butler; Sunday 10am. Michael Dermody.

Hugginstown:Saturday 8pm . Cáit Broderick;Sunday 11am. Fion Fitzpatrick

Eucharistic Ministers: Stoneyford:Saturday 6.30p.m. Pat Kenny;Sunday 10am T. J. Mills.

Hugginstown:Saturday 8pm . Nancy Hearne; Sunday 11am . Mary Murphy.

Anniversary Masses:In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 16th. March at 6.30p.m. - Fr. Paddy Wallace and Bob Wallace, Stonecarthy.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 16th. March at 8pm. - Mai Carroll, Kilkeasy

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 17th. March at 11am - James Duggan, Boolyglass.

Peace in Christ, Retreat House: A time to prepare for Easter through Prayer and Reflection on Sunday 24 March from 10.30a.m. to 5pm. Guided by Fr. Martin Delaney and the Retreat House Team.

Please contact: 056 772 1054 Mary Doyle 056 776 8645; or Maura Rohan 051 648 024 or Kathleen Fennelly 056 772 8260..

Carrickshock, Bord nOg - An 80’s night will be held in Carroll’s Hotel on Saturday . March 16 at 9.30p.m. Spot Prizes and Finger Food on the night. D.J. is Pat Treacy. Tickets on sale locally or pay on the night. Your support would be appreciated.

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

Stoneyford Development Association - A meeting of the Stoneyford Development Association will be held on Wednesday the 13th. March at 8.15p.m. in the Community Centre. This is the first meeting to be held since the opening of the new extension and they would encourage as many people as possible to attend. The meeting is open to the public so why not come along and acquaint yourself with the new Centre and what it has to offer you and your family. Refreshments will be served after the meeting.

Kieran Goss in Concert in the Community Centre, Stoneyford on Saturday 13th. April. Tickets are now available from Committee.

Carrickshock G.A.A. Club - Carrickshock Fantasy Cheltenham is up and running. Tickets are now available from all players and committee members. Please support this novel fundraiser which has a fantastic prize fund. First day of racing is March 12th. For further information telephone Mary 087 212 8834.

Bingo Volunteers Required - Do you have an hour a week/fortnight/month to help out your local Community? Volunteers are required to help out at the Stoneyford Bingo on Tuesday nights.

If you can help please contact: Michael on 086 822 9979; or Joe on 087 255 6722; or Fred on 087 971 5304

“Go Green” for the O’Neill Centre Kilkenny - The O’Neill Centre is appealing to the community to support the “Go Green” initiative aimed at raising funds for the O’Neill Centre (Enable Ireland). We are asking all businesses and their workers in Kilkenny to row in behind us and wear something green on Friday 15th. March and donate €2.00 to the O’Neill Centre. We hope people will join in the spirit of St Patrick’s Weekend and get it off to a great start by helping a local charity while having some fun.” If you would like to sign up for a pack, please contact 056 776 2326 or clong@enableireland.ie

Adult Volunteers needed for Stoneyford Foróige Club - With the local hall refurbished and the new youth room almost ready to open – it’s time to get the doors to the local Foróige Club open once again. A number of local volunteers have been recruited to help run the club however more helping hands are needed. If you can spare one/two Friday nights a month to help run the local Foróige Club we’d love to hear from you. If you would like to get involved please contact Joe Whyte on 087 255 6722 josephwhyte@eircom.net or Rosie O’Brien, Foróige Regional Youth Officer on 086 299 7677 rosie.obrien@foroige.ie

Aghaviller Parish Safeguarding Children - For information on Parish Policies please see Church Notice Board or contact the Parish Representatives for Safeguarding Children: Teresa Broderick, Croan, Telephone: 087 830 2706 or Carmel O’Toole, Newmarket, Telephone: 087 699 6419

If you or anyone you know has a child safeguarding concern and wishes to report an allegation to the statutory authorities contact: Kilkenny Gardai 056 777 7504 or H. S. E. 056 778 4532: Waterford Gardai 051 305 300 or H. S. E. 051 842 800. Nationwide: Childline 1800 66 66 66.