Stoneyford: Opening of new hall is imminent

Stoneyford Foroige Club -With the opening of the new hall imminent Stoneyford Foroige is looking forward to getting back into action but in order to do so they need more adults to come forward to help with the running of the club. Did you know that 75 minutes is the average time a person spends each day on Social networking sites.. If you were to give 90 minutes a week to Foroige you would be providing a much needed social outlet for the young people of the community . For more information contact.www.facebook.com/foroige or contact Rosie 086 2997677/rosie.obrien@foroige.ie

Stoneyford Foroige Club -With the opening of the new hall imminent Stoneyford Foroige is looking forward to getting back into action but in order to do so they need more adults to come forward to help with the running of the club. Did you know that 75 minutes is the average time a person spends each day on Social networking sites.. If you were to give 90 minutes a week to Foroige you would be providing a much needed social outlet for the young people of the community . For more information contact.www.facebook.com/foroige or contact Rosie 086 2997677/rosie.obrien@foroige.ie

Congratulations - Well done and congratulations to Richie Power, Michael Rice and all the players involved in bringing Liam home to Kilkenny.

Best Wishes - The best wishes of the community go to Eamon Foley on his retirement from the Garda Síochana . Eamon and his wife Regina and family are wished many happy years in their new home in Lawcus.

Anniversary Masses - In Hugginstown Church on Saturday . October 13 at 8pm. - Tom and Kathy Noonan, Aghaviller. In Hugginstown Church on Sunday . October 14 at 11am - Bill Barron, Croan. October Station Masses -The October Station Masses will take place this week; On Tuesday October 9 in Hugginstown Church at 7.30p.m - On Wednesday . October 10 in Stoneyford Church at 7pm. Envelopes for your contributions are available at the Church Porch. These contributions are for the support of the priests of the parish and the diocese. First Holy Communion 2013 - A meeting of all parents of the First Holy Communion Classes will take place during the coming week to discuss the First Holy Communion preparations for 2013. A meeting in Hugginstown Church on Tuesday . October 9 at 8pm for the parents of Monroe and Newmarket Schools. A meeting in Stoneyford Church on Wednesday October 10 at 7.30pm. for the parents of Stoneyford School. The Dates for First Holy Communion for 2013 will be decided at these meetings.

Parkinson’s Association of Ireland - A Social and Information Weekend will be held from Friday 12th. to Sunday 14th. October in the Ormonde Hotel. Kilkenny. This is a weekend for people with Parkinson’s, their families and carers. For further information Telephone 1800 359 359 or email - info@parkinsons.ie.

Wedding - Congratulations to John Phelan, Ballinteskin and Niamh Delaney, Ballyraggett who were married in Rome on Tuesday . October.2

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

Care to Drive’ - ‘Care to Drive’ is a volunteer delivered transport initiative in which the Irish Cancer Society recruits & trains volunteer drivers to transport cancer patients undergoing chemotherapy treatment to and from their hospital appointments. They are currently looking for volunteers to drive patients to and from Waterford Regional Hospital. The service is free to both the patient and the hospital with the Irish Cancer Society incurring all costs. Volunteers use their own cars and the Irish Cancer Society pays drivers for their fuel, and tolls. For more information please call Gail on 01 231 0566.

Ageing with Confidence Programme - Aimed at newly retired people, this progamme is for retired people and is specifically designed to offer older people support in living life to the full in a positive way. The course will be run over 10 Thursdays from 2pm. to 4.30p.m. and will begin on October 11. This course is run in partnership with Droichead FRC and Kilkenny Age Friendly County and is free of charge. Please contact Droichead FRC to book a place on 056 775 5519 Ext. 1

Home Repairs and Maintenance Programme - Level 4. Do you want to improve on doing DIY jobs in your own home? On completion of this programme participants will be able to understand and demonstrate basic plumbing, electrical works, tiling, painting, and decorating skills which will empower people to carry out tasks in their own home or create an opening for them to carry out further training. The course will be run over 5 Tuesdays from 9.30a.m. to 4.30p.m. and will begin on October 9th. This project is part funded by County Kilkenny Leader Partnership. Places are limited, please contact Droichead FRC on 056 775 5519 Ext. 1 for an application form.

Stonemason Course - This course will begin in early October and will run for 10 Wednesdays. It will take place in the Abbey Meadow from 9am. to 4.30pm. The course is run in partnership with Kilkenny VEC and Droichead FRC.