Inter Society Golf - The Kate O’Grady Golf Society travelled to Gowran on Saturday last to take part in the Inter society golf competition. Winners of the Competition were. 1st Place Bennettsbridge. 2nd Goresbridge. 3rd Ballyhale. 4th Stoneyford. 5th Graiguenamanagh and 6th Thomastown.
Arthritis News - The newly established Arthritis Ireland Kilkenny Branch will host its first information evening in September on how to get started with exercise and stay motivated as part of Arthritis Irelands “Movings the best medicine” campaign. This admission free event will take place in the City Suite of Hotel Kilkenny on September at 7.30pm featuring a number of expert speakers including Lorna Raggett, Senior Occupational Therapist who will present on the role of the Occupational Therapist and patient education in lifestyle management and Caitriona Corr Development officer with Kilkenny recruitment and Sports partnership. It promises to be a fun and informative event.
Stagedoor - Stagedoor classes return this Thursday evening for five to sevens from 7pm to 7.45 and for ten to 14yrs at 7.45. Next Monday its the turn of the eight and nine year olds at 7pm and fourteen plus at 8pm.
All IrelanD - Looking forward to the replay on September 30. Best of luck to all Carrickshock players involved.
CHURCH NEWS - Rota for next week-end: September 15/16 (Twenty-Fourth Sunday in Ordinary Time) Readers: Stoneyford on Saturday 6.30p.m. Sheila Raggett; Sunday 10am Fred Malzard; Hugginstown on Saturday 8pm. Catherine Dwyer, Sunday 11am. Niamh Fitzpatrick. Eucharistic Ministers:Stoneyford on Saturday 6.30p.m. Kitty Wallace; Sunday 10am. Mary Malzard; Hugginstown Saturday 8pm. Marie Duggan; Sunday 11am. Mary Cahill. Anniversary Masses: In Stoneyford Church on Saturday 15. September at 6.30p.m Julia Raggett, Ballycaum. In Hugginstown Church on Saturday 15. September at 8pm Margaret Duggan, Ballinteskin. In Hugginstown Church on Sunday 16th. September at 11am. - Toddy Tennyson, Mabbistown.
Bingo - Bingo Session in the Community Centre, Stoneyford, every Tuesday at 8.30p.m
Pilgrimage to Fatima - Kilkenny Pilgrimage to Fatima on October 8, 2012 for 7 Nights. The Price includes: Direct Return Flightsto Lisbon; 7 Nights Hotel Accommodation; Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner; Full Religious Programme with Spiritual Director. Local Guide; Day trips. Experience the Feast Day of our Lady of Fatima on October 13. For further information Contact: Manning Travel, 9 High Street, Kilkenny. Tel: 056 772 2950 or email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Camphill- The Annual Open Day at the Camphill Community in Ballytobin, Callan will take place on Sunday September 16 from 2pm to 5pm. All are very welcome.
Alzheimer Society - Living with Dementia Family Carer Training! Are you caring for someone with Alzheimer Disease or Dementia? The Alzheimer Society of Ireland is holding a FREE 5 week course of training for family carers. Venue: Ormond Hotel, Kilkenny. 5 evenings from 7pm to 9.30pm. For further details and booking contact Ruth on 0567771230. Spaces are limited.
Stoneyford Active Retirement - On Wednesday, September 19. Stoneyford Active Retirement Group will travel to visit the Hunt Museum, Limerick and then onto Bunratty Folk Park and Castle. They will stop for dinner at Ballykisteen Hotel, Tipperary on the way home. Bus leaves Community Hall at 8.45a.m. Places available. Please contact Kitty Wallace on 086 370 6096 or 056 772 8176.
Alovera Night - Aileen Kennedy will hold a ‘Colour Me Beautiful’ and ‘Alovera Night’ in the Carrickshock G.A.A. Cub Rooms on Wednesday September 12 at 8.30pm Admission is free and all are very welcome.
Kilkenny/Carlow Contact- Kilkenny /Carlow Contact is a community based Befriending & Support Organisation for older people living alone in Kilkenny/Carlow Counties, and we are looking for additional volunteers to commit to one hour per week for Befriending in the Stoneyford/Hugginstown area. If you are interested in volunteering please call the following for more information: Eleanor Doyle (Coordinator Kilkenny Contact) 056 775 1988 Ext 6 or Michael Collins (Stoneyford Community Coordinator) 086 822 9979
Time Out for Women - This is a social and educational project for Women in Callan and its hinterland that provides training on a wide range of informational and practical topics. Some of the subjects that will be covered include: Calligraphy, Woodwork for Beginners, Financial Advice Workshop(MABS), Christmas Flower arranging, Stress Management (relaxation), Job Search work shop (VEC), Dietician Workshop (Health Promotion Unit), Pilates, Fitness for women & Computers. This programme will be run 2 days per week over 10 weeks. It will run every Wednesday and Thursday (school term) from 9.30am to 12.30pm. The course will begin Wednesday October 3 until Thursday December 13. There will be 16 people on the programme so places are limited. Please contact Droichead FRC for an application form on 056 775 5519 Ext. 1.