Greystones Notebook – January 6

Greystones Town Council

Community Affairs Committee
Weekly Calendar of Local Events

 

 

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events   

 

 

Please forward notices to Cllr. Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

[email protected]

 

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

 

Catch up with Greystones Town Council on Facebook: 

https://www.facebook.com/GreystonesTC?ref=hl.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY TOURISM CHRISTMAS PHOTO COMPETITION

Why not enter ??

There must have been lots of wonderful Wicklow photos taken this Christmas !!

 

Theme is The Spirit of Christmas in Wicklow.

 

The top 10 images will be posted on WCT Facebook page on Monday, 13 January, 2104.

You will be able to Like your winners.

 

 

          First Prize:               Overnight Stay at Tinakilly House,  Rathnew

                                               Dinner at the new Brunel’s Restaurant

 

          Second Prize:           Dinner for Two at Byrne & Woods Restaurants Roundwood

                                                 Value €100

 

          Third Prize:              Annual Membership of Powerscourt Estate to include unlimited access to Powerscourt Gardens,  Waterfall and             River Walk for 2 adults and 3 children.

 

Closing date for entries is 6 January, 2014.

Send to [email protected].

Full details at www.visitwicklow.ie.

 

KING OF GREYSTONES TRIATHLON EARLY REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Event will be held 10 August.

Volunteers and participants needed.

 

Now in its 13th year,  King of Greystones raises money for charities.

It is run by volunteers.

 

Beginners and teams are also welcome.

Early bird registration is €50 or €150 for a team.

Details from www.kingofgreystones.com.

 

BUILT HERITAGE JOBS LEVERAGE SCHEME 2014

Applications are invited for the scheme which hopes to leverage private capital in a number of small,  labour intensive projects to repair and conserve Protected Structures listed in Co. Wicklow’s various development plans and,  in certain cases,  for the conservation of structures within Architectural Conservation Areas.

 

The scheme will be administered by the Wicklow Local Authorities with a fixed amount of funding allocated from the fund in 2014.

 

Full details,  including guidelines and application forms,  are available from Wicklow County Council,  0404 20100,  or www.wicklow.ie and www.countywicklowheritage.org.

Closing date is Friday,  14 February, 2014.

 

IRISH PUBLIC BODIES INSURANCE YOUTH & COMMUNITY FUND

The IPB Youth and Community Fund will support initiatives in the following six

categories:

 

          Arts & Culture                                   Elderly

          Physical Activity and Sport              Environment

          Community Development               Youth

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for funding for your group !!

Closing date 17 January, 2014.

Details and application from ipb.ie/cse.

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Bookings on Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

 

18 January, 2014

The Hot Spot Café

Remembering Delia Murphy

Mill Road,  Greystones;  Doors,  8:00 p.m.

Admission €7.

 

A one-woman show performed by Delia’s niece,  Carmen Cullen.

With musical accompaniment by guitarist,  Gerry Anderson.

Two of her well known songs are:  The Spinning Wheel + If I Were a Blackbird.

Delia gave a unique contribution to Irish song and the history of Irish msic.

She was a pioneering folk singer in Ireland and abroad in the forties and fifties.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

24 January, 2014

The Hot Spot Café

1920s Speakeasy with the Café Vaudeville Band

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €7.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

31 January, 2014

The Hot Spot Café Live on Stage

Singers,  Songwriters & Musicians Open Stage

Mill Road, Greystones;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €5.

 

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or [email protected].

 

28 January 2014

Greystones Town Council Meeting

Council Chambers, Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

29 January 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

This meeting is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer. 

 

Details from 2871601, Facebook and [email protected]

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

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