Stoneyford: Well done Helen and Knockdrina Cheese

Congratulations Helen- Well done to Helen Finnegan and all the staff at Knockdrina Cheese who were again successful at the British Cheese awards in Cardiff last week

Congratulations Helen- Well done to Helen Finnegan and all the staff at Knockdrina Cheese who were again successful at the British Cheese awards in Cardiff last week

Best of Luck Claire-Best of luck to Claire Taylor who this week takes over Knockdrina Cafe in Main St Stoneyford.

Rota for next weekend-September 29/30 (Twenty.-Sixth Sunday in Ordinary Time)

Readers: Sunday 10am. Michael Dermody;

Hugginstown: Saturday 8pm. Mary Roche; Sunday 11am. Noreen Kenneally;

Eucharistic Ministers:

Stoneyford: Saturday 6.30pm. Pat Kenny; Sunday 10am. T.J. Mills;

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

Anniversary Masses-In Stoneyford Church on Saturday . September 29 at 6.30p.m. - John Kelly, Lawcus.

In Hugginstown Church on Saturday September 29 at 8pm - Neddy Dwyer, Croan.

In Hugginstown Church on Sunday . September 30 at 11am. - James Walsh, Lismatigue.

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

Parish Pastoral Council-A meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council will be held in the Parish House, Hugginstown on Wednesday . September 26 at 8pm.

Festival of Activities for Older Adults-Kilkenny Recreation and Sports Partnership are hosting an Older Adults Festival in the Watershed, Kilkenny on Thursday October 4. There will be a range of activities on offer to sample including Bowling, Skittles, Pilates and Fit Walk among others. All activities are free of charge. On Friday October 5, there will be a FREE pool session for older adults from 2pm. to 3pm. Why not try out an introductory swim lesson, aqua aerobics session or some aqua jogging! You may register by contacting the office on 056 779 4990 or email

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 or email

Loreto Secondary School, Kilkenny-Enrolment for 1st. Years for September 2013 will take place from Monday 1st. to Monday 15th. October 2012. Application Forms and Admission Policy can be obtained from website; or Telephone 056 776 5132.

An Open Night for sixth class girls will take place in the school on Thursday 4th. October at 6.45p.m. Tickets for the Open Night from or Telephone 056 776 5132.

Irish Blood Transfusion Service- The Mobile Clinic will visit Rivercourt Hotel, Kilkenny on Thursday September 27 and from Monday t. to Thursday October 1/4 from 4.30pm to 8pm. each day. An appeal to donate blood; to help with the increasing demand from hospitals and patients in the region.

Renewal & Responsibility-Empowering today’s Church for Ownership and Outreach. The first evening of this series took place last Monday. It was a great success. Nearly 250 people from Ossory and Waterford & Lismore were in attendance to hear theologian Rick Gaillardetz offer a challenging and hopeful message for today’s Church. The second of these evenings promises to be just as engaging. Why not join us on Monday next 24th. September, from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m. in St Patrick’s Parish Centre, Loughboy when theologian Ethna Regan will reflect on the topic, ‘The Church in The World: Beyond hostility and shame to responsibility and hope’.

A Teaching Church-Our role in handing on the Faith’ By Sandra Cullen on 1st. October, from 7.00p.m. to 9.00p.m.

Empowering all in Decision- By Liam Power on 6th. October, from 10.00a.m. to 1.00p.m.

Scoil Aireagail, Ballyhale-There will be an Open Night for 4th. 5th. and 6th. Class national school pupils next Thursday 27th. September at 7.30p.m. in Scoil Aireagail, Ballyhale. Parents and Children welcome.

South Kilkenny Historical Society-A Lecture; Title: ‘From Morse Code to Twitter’ with Speaker: Mr Padraig Laffan will be held on Thursday, September 27. at 8pm in the Mullinavat Parish Hall (opposite Church). This lecture traces the development of communications during Padraig ‘s working career - first as a ship’s Radio Officer, followed by 40 years with RTE’s outside broadcasting unit. For further information contact Eddie Synnott 086 812 4349

Carrickshock U10-Our U10s recently completed their participation in the Mooncoin league with a great win over an impressive Glenmore team.They showed determination, resolve and no small amount of skill on the final day of competition last Sunday. The league ran over August and early September. Carrickshock played four matches in total, beating Tullogher and Slieverue but narrowly losing out to Piltown in our first outing. Our players are drawn from under 10s, 9s, and 8s. All of these great hurlers are improving and honing their talents day by day..definitely Carrickshock stars of the future! Panel: Mason Byrnes, Eóin Crowley, Oisin Doyle, Jack Mc Guirk, Luke Hudson, Eoghan O Neill,Oisin Carroll, Jack Walsh, Padraig Lennon, Patrick Hickey, Darragh Dwyer, James O Shea, Adam Long, Shane Fennelly, Josh Dineen, Ryan Grace, Sean Moore, Stephen Neville, Joseph O Connell, Andrew Fitzpatrick, Adam Murphy, Larry O Shea.

Death of Eunan Moore-Sympathy is extended to Frank Moore and his family Of Lawcus Fields on the recent death of Frank’s Father Eunan. He had been unwell for some months.He lived in Roxboro, Kilcar, Co Donegal . His remains were removed to St Columbas Church Carrick and burial took place in adjoining cemetery. Ar dheis De go raibh a anam.

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