Greystones notes August 11

Greystones

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

[email protected]

Catch up with Greystones Municipal District on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/GreystonesTC?ref=hl.

 

 

KING OF GREYSTONES 2014 CHARITY TRIATHLON: 

TODAY,  SUNDAY,  10 AUGUST

FAMILY FUN DAY NOW INCLUDED !!

Big annual event on today !!

Bouncy castles,  weather permitting.

Details below.

www.kingofgreystones.com.

 

DAG:T  DISABILITY ACTION GREYSTONES

MAKING GREYSTONES A GOLD STAR TOWN

PUBLIC MEETING

13 August, 2014.  Details below.

 

SUGARLOAF GYMNASTICS CLUB SUMMER CAMPS AT SHORELINE LEISURE

12 to 15 August, 2014

 

11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Children aged 5 or over;  €80 or €22 per day.

 

New Tumble Tots Camp This Year

3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

For children born in 2010 and 2011;  €45 or €15 per day.

 

Details from Sharon,  086 1023724 or [email protected].

 

EIRE OG GREYSTONES WORLD RECORD SOLOING RECORD ATTEMPT

20 SEPTEMBER

Registration details below.

 

LA TOUCHE LEGACY SEMINAR FESTIVAL OF HISTORY WEEKEND

in Association with Greystones Archaeological + Historical Society

26, 27, 28 September 2014

Now booking.  Details below.

 

SHORELINE LESISURE GREYSTONES SUMMER CAMP 2014

Continues until 22 August, 2014.

 

Monday to Friday

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

€59.00 per week.  (€47.20 for bank holiday week.)

Ages 5 to 13 years of age.

Swimming,  football,  basketball,  badminton.

Tennis,  Uni-hockey,  rounders,  arts and crafts.

And lots more fun !!

 

Full details from 2878180 or www.shorelineleisure.ie.

 

GRAPE EXHIBITION CONTINUES AT GREYSTONES HARBOUR

The wonderful art and photographic exhibition continues  !!

Come along to Greystones Harbour each Summer Sunday,  12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lots of wonderful artwork to view and to buy.

Perfect for that special occasion present or special event.

 

WICKLOW COUNTRY TOURISM “SUMMER IN WICKLOW” PHOTO COMPETITIONS FOR JULY AND AUGUST

Capture what Summer in Wicklow means to you.

 

August competition now open.  Submit photograph by 27 August.

Send  your photo to [email protected].

 

Prizes will include overnight stay,  activities and attractions.

The photo with the most “likes” on Facebook will be the winner.

Please read full terms + conditions:  www.visitwicklow.ie/competitions.

 

NATIONAL HERITAGE WEEK:  23 to 31 AUGUST 2014

This year’s theme:  Family … generations exploring heritage together.

 

Families are encouraged,  young and old,  to get out and connect with the heritage that is ingrained in all of us.  For the older generation,  the week is an opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge of Ireland’s heritage with children and grandchildren,  in particular reflecting on the changes that have taken place over the years.

 

Details from www.wicklow.ie and www.countywicklowheritage.org. or www.heritageweek.ie.

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Bookings for all events:

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

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

Delgany Thursday Club                                                                 7 August

Outing to Lodge Park + Steam Museum Straffan

Coach leaves Delgany Church,  2:00 p.m.

Cost is €20.00.

Bookings with Noelene,  2876878.

 

Outing to Kilkenny Castle + St. Canice’s Cathedral               27 August

Coach will leave Park + Ride Greystones at 10:30 a.m.

Cost is €25.00.

 

Spanish Classes for Beginners                                                   

12 place available.  Please put your name down early.

 

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                                       27 Sept to 3 Oct

Cost is €699.00.

Booking deposit of €199.00 by 24 June, 2014.

Balance due 26 August, 2014.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.
13 August 2014

DAG:T  Disability Action Greystones:  Making Greystones a Gold Star Town

Public Meeting

Shoreline Leisure Centre;  7:30 p.m.

 

Cashel started a great initiative to make it a fully accessible town.

DAG:T are bringing the scheme to Greystones !!

 

Representatives need from business,  sports clubs,  recreation clubs, societies.

All groups where people generally have fun !!

Making Greystones a Gold Star town requires everyone’s involvement.

DAG:T is looking forward to seeing you.

All welcome !!

 

14 August 2014

Clothing Collection for Kenya

Holy Rosary Church Car Park;  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

In aid of Fr. Nicholas Maanzo and his parish,  St. Patrick’s,  Kitui,  Kenya.

Please help.

 

17 August 2014

St. David’s Secondary School Car Boot Sale

Today and every second Sunday until the Autumn.

Seafront car park;  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Admission for cars,  €13;  vans/cars with trailors, €25;  payable at gate.

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.

 

23 August 2014

Tag Rugby Blitz in Aid of Team Gavin Glynn

Greystones Rugby Club;  starting 11:00 a.m.

€3,000 worth of raffle prizes !!

 

Register at SuperGavTagBlitz on Facebook or email [email protected].

Entry fee of €250 per team.

Run by Greystones RFC and Lucas Promotions.

 

27 August 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Outing to Kilkenny Castle + St. Canice’s Cathedral              

Coach will leave Park + Ride Greystones at 10:30 a.m.

 

Cost is €25.00.

Bookings as usual on Tuesday mornings:

St. Kilian’s Family Resource Centre;  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

30 August 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.

 

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

20 September 2014

Eire Og Greystones World Record Soloing Relay Attempt

Club Grounds,  Mill Road.

 

Come along and help to raise funds for juvenile facilities:

Club members,  families,  friends,  local residents,  any individuals.

 

Total distance to achieve is more than 42 kilometres.

Run or walk just one length of a pitch with a football or sliotar.

Come along and help make history !!

 

Details from Kevin Healy,  087 2393289,  Facebook or EireOgGreystones.com.

 

24 September 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. 

 

There will no Men’s Evening in August.

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 ??

 

26, 27, 28 September 2014

La Touche Legacy Seminar

Festival of History Weekend

in association with Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society

Charlesland Golf and Country Club Hotel

 

Main theme of the weekend will centre on Anniversary of World War I.

 

Featured speakers include:

Dr. Myles Dungan     with Great War Roadshow.

Turtle Bunbury         presenter of The Genealogy Roadshow on TV.

Dr. Ciaran Wallace     academic,  broadcaster,  TCD social historian.

John O’Keeffe          criminologist,  broadcaster, journalist,  TCD School of Psychology

Brendan Flynn          local Wicklow historian,  specialising in Military History

 

Also, Rosemary Raughter,  Mark Thompson,  Cllr. Christopher Fox,  Deputy Anne Ferris and Lord Meath.

 

Reflections and Walking Tour of Historic Greystones on Saturday afternoon.

Meet at Leo Ireton’s Shop,  Killincarrig Road;  2:30 p.m.

 

There are ten lectures,  a light lunch and a seminar dinner.

Weekend lecture tickets,  €30,  to include Seminar Dinner,  €50.

Lectures + Light Lunch,  €40;  Lectures + Light Lunch + Seminar Dinner,  €60.

Available from Kay Coughlan,  2878448,  [email protected].

 

Local historical societies throughout Wicklow are invited to participate.

Invitation includes option to take a stand at the Seminar Centre.

Booking details with Kay Coughlan.

 

27 September 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.

 

27 September to 3 October 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                          

Cost is €699.00.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

30 September 2014

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

8 October 2014

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Fruit Show and Lecture

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre,  Church Road.

 

Out of Fashion Shrubs with Desmond Carton,  Head Gardener,  Avoca Handweavers

 

Fruit Show,  7:00 p.m.;  Lecture,  8:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

 

21 November 2014

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

 

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