Greystones Town Council
Community Affairs Committee
Weekly Calendar of Local Events
Please forward notices to Cllr. Kathleen Kelleher, 2875327/087 2845465,
MISSING TEENAGER HAS BEEN FOUND.
MANY THANKS FOR ALL YOUR HELP.
ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN
Come and join this superb annual event in our town.
Full details and applications from Greystones Town Council, 2876694.
Help make this year’s event bigger and better than ever.
This will be our last Greystones Town Council Parade before Local Government changes.
VICKY PALMER BYRNE PARACHUTE JUMP
IN AID OF GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT
Now scheduled for Sunday, 9 February, 2014.
Donations welcome @iDonate.
APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR PEOPLE OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2014
Sports Person of the Year Civic Person of the Year
Special Person of the Year Cultural Person of the Year
Commercial Person of the Year Young Entrepreneur of the Year
Full details and application from Greystones Town Council, 2876694
Dinner to be held 24 April, 2014, Charlesland Golf and Country Club Hotel.
LA TOUCHE WINE DINNER: 27 FEBRUARY
DONATION TO SIMON FITZMAURICE: MY NAME IS EMILY
COME AND HELP !!
GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT KNITTED ITEMS AND CARDS
Special themed knitted children’s hats for St. Patrick’s Day, 17 March.
Beautiful tea cosies for Easter, 20 April.
Let the children come to the Greystones Parade in style.
And bring one of the gorgeous tea cosies with you on your Easter visits.
Better than a new Easter bonnet !!
The group also has special greeting cards for these two holidays.
Why not remember family and friends in a special way.
Everyone loves to receive a special handmade card.
Especially those living away from home on St. Patrick’s Day.
Items are available at Greystones Cancer Support and with Mrs. Bridie Mooney.
Special reminder that the talented craft ladies will knit garments to order.
The quality is first class and the design is superb.
Mrs. Mooney will take the orders.
Full details from Greystones Cancer Support, 2871601.
GREYSTONES ARCHEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY SPRING TRIP
14 to 17 APRIL 2014
This year’s Spring trip is to County Kerry.
Trip will take in many local historic sites and attractions.
Early booking is recommended for this excellent outing.
Details from Joan Jones, 2875678.
GREYSTONES STUDIOS SONGWRITING WORKSHOP WITH LUAN PARLE
8 and 9 February 2014, from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Performance for family and friends at 5:00 p.m. on the second day.
Workshop is aimed towards 9 to 18 year olds but there are no age restrictions.
Cost is €50.
The workshop focuses on songwriting, performance and the latest developments in the music industry. By the end of the workshop, budding songwriters will have written and performed an original song collectively. This is a unique and fantastic opportunity to get hands on experience of the day to day work in the music industry whether you aspire to be performers, songwriters or work in music administration. IMRO
CAROLINE FOUNDATION LONGEST RIBBON AWARENESS CHAIN CHALLENGE
The Caroline Foundation is organising a world record fundraising event for 11 May.
A five mile ribbon chain will be formed from Bray to Greystones.
Route will follow Bray seafront over Bray Head via Cliff Walk to Greystones seafront.
This will be a Guinness World Record Challenge.
4,000 people will be needed to line the route.
100 groups of people, with 40 people in each group, will create the ribbon chain.
Each ribbon holder will be asked to contribute €10.
Can you help ??
What is The Caroline Foundation ??
The Caroline Foundation was established in memory of Caroline Dwyer Hickey.
Caroline passed away in 2013, aged 35, after a nine year battle with cancer.
Caroline grew up in Greystones and her family lives here.
They formed the Caroline Foundation to help the Cancer Clinical Research Trust.
The Ribbon Chair will help CCRT + Bray Cancer Support + Greystones Cancer Support.
What can you do ??
People are needed to help create the ribbon chain and to line the route on the day.
All the people will be divided into groups called cells.
Will you be a cell leader ?? Ask people to join your cell !!
Or … give your name to Helen and she will put you into a cell !!
Please contact Helen and say you will help.
Please spread the word to family and friends on your email, Facebook and Twitter.
Be part of this exciting not-to-be missed world challenge and help good causes !!
GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT STOP SMOKING COURSE
Begins Monday, 3 March, 2014, just in time for Ash Wednesday.
NEW LA TOUCHE WINE COURSE IN 2014
La Touche Wines will once again run its popular wine course.
Course will start 10 February, 2014 and will run for five Monday nights.
Venue is La Touche Wine Shop, La Touche Place; 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Course is designed for people who would like to know more in a relaxed + informal way.
Tutor is Paul Coleman WSET DIP who has a vast knowledge and passion for wine.
He also has a gift for imparting this to others.
Over five weeks, you will learn about the classic wine areas of the waorld.
There will be a tasting of a selection of wines each evening.
A special wine and food evening will conclude the course on Week 5.
A selection of wine will be matched to a surprise menu at a selected venue.
Course is limited to 20 people only.
Booking and payment can be made at La Touche Wines, 2873826.
Book early to avoid disappointment !!
Greystones Active Retirement: Kilian House Family Centre
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.
9 February 2014
Vicky Palmer Byrne Parachute Jump in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support
12 February 2014
Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting
La Touche Place, 2871601, [email protected]; 3:00 p.m.
This meeting is for those who are looking after a person who is having, or who has had, treatment for cancer.
Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance, encouragement and support to cancer patients, their families and their friends.
Can we help you or someone you know ??
13 February 2014
The Hot Spot Café
A CASPAR Community Presentation on Suicide Prevention
Mill Road, Greystones; Doors, 7:00 p.m.
Admission Free; Donations appreciated.
Enquiries from 2016888, Facebook or [email protected].
14 February 2014
The Hot Spot Café
Valentine’s Night for the Unattached & Undecided !!
Mill Road, Greystones; Doors, 8:00 p.m.
Admission €15; €10 concession for those currently not working.
Pre-booking essential as space is limited.
Perhaps you’re tired of your old coupled friends going all serious on Valentine’s Night.
Come along for an alternative Valentine’s !!
Fabulous host from New York, Rudi Valentine, welcomes single folk.
Come along and meet like-minded people for a fabulous, fun evening.
Relaxed cheeky environment.