Greystones notes September 22

Greystones fruit show and lecture

Have a look at forthcoming Greystones events outlined below.
Mark your diaries for those that interest you !!
Keep in touch with what is going on.
Straight to your Inbox each week.

Please forward notices to 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 Municipal District on Facebook:
https://www.facebook.com/GreystonesTC?ref=hl.

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT
TWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY SUPER DRAW LAUNCH
25 September 2014.
Fabulous prizes. Show your generosity. Buy your tickets now !!
Details below.

LA TOUCHE LEGACY FESTIVAL OF HISTORY WEEKEND
in Association with Greystones Archaeological + Historical Society
26, 27, 28 September 2014
Now booking. Details below.

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS
THE DOG WARDEN IS COMING !!
Bray Greystones Delgany
Kilcoole Newcastle

Dog Wardens will be calling to owners of unlicensed dogs.
Please ensure that your dog is licensed before they call.
Failure to produce current license may result in €100 on-the-spot fine.
Individual Dog License, €20 per annum, may be purchased at Post Office.
Lifetime Dog License + General Dog License available at Wicklow County Council in Wicklow.

Responsible Dog Ownership
Dogs must be kept under proper control at all times.
Dogs must wear collar engraved with owner’s name and address.
Always poop-scoop after your dog.
Please keep our footpaths, roads, parks and beaches clean.
Spay or neuter your dog to prevent unwanted puppies.

LA TOUCHE WINES: WINE COURSE STARTS 29 SEPTEMBER
Please book early. Details from 2873826.

LA TOUCHE WINES DINNER: 25 SEPTEMBER
Book now !! Dinner is almost booked out. Details below.

INTRODUCTION TO DIGITAL PHOTOGRAPHY
Wonderful course to help you get the most from your digital camera.

Using Your Camera Getting Started
Finding Photo Opportunities Taking Good Photographs
Avoiding Blurry Images Using the Flash
Getting Organised/Gaining Experience

Course will run over 8 weeks in October, evenings, 7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
Greystones Family Resource Centre; Cost is €40.00.
Course will be tutored by professional photographer, Liosa McNamara.
Bookings at 2557528 or [email protected]
Full details of wide range of other courses available to www.greystonesfrc.ie.

ACCOMMODATION IN GREYSTONES
Do you have friends or relatives visiting and nowhere for them to stay ??
Rooms are now available in the new development at YWCA Coolnagreina.
This wonderful accommodation is on Trafalgar Road, just up from Greystones Harbour.
Easy to get to, fabulous seaside location, walking distance of all amenities.
All rooms are spacious and en suite.
Prices start from €50 for room only per night, based on 1 or 2 sharing.
Continental breakfast available.
Full details and bookings from [email protected] or www.coolnagreina.ie.
A warm welcome is extended to all visitors.

STALLHOLDERS WANTED ST. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CRAFT FAIR
Attention all craft makers, sellers, artists, jewellery makers.
St. David’s Secondary School Seventh Annual Craft Fair takes place 29 & 30 November.
This year’s event promises to be just as fabulous as previous years.

Stalls will include:
Handcrafted Jewellery & Clothing
Christmas Wreaths & Swags
Ceramic & Wooden Crafts
Antique 7 Collectables
Original Fine Art
Photographic Prints & Books
Festive Home Baked Products & Outdoor Food Stalls
Children’s Books
Toys & Ethnic Clothing
Christmas Trinkets & Decorations
Variety of Giftware and Accessories

Plus, Enchanting Santa’s Grotto and Children’s Craft Activities !!
Stall prices: €60 for one day; €90 for both days.
Six foot trestle table provided by the school.
Details from Facebook: St. David’s School Annual Christmas Fair.
Early booking essential.
Details from Noeleen, [email protected]
Please state your name, contact number, clear description + photos of items for sale.

GREYSTONES EDUCATION TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL
CALL FOR CRAFTERS FOR SCHOOL CRAFT FAIR ON 16 NOVEMBER
Deadline for application is 1 October.

Please send name, email address, product description, price range and three photos of products to [email protected]

Stalls are €30 each. Places confirmed by 12 October, 2014.

Due to high demand for places, it is possible that all may not be accommodated.
In that event, applications will be selected to provide quality + widest possible variety.

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.

Spanish Classes for Beginners
12 place available. Please put your name down early.

GARA Art Classes on Monday afternoons
Some places still available.

Keep Fit Classes Have Recommenced

Monthly Get Together 26 September
Kilian House Family Centre; 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Des Davitt from RNLI.

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain 27 Sept to 3 Oct
Cost is €699.00.
Details from Ann Redmond, 087 9390882.

Monthly Walk 2 October
Meet at Holy Rosary Church Car Park; 10:30 a.m.

Delgany Thursday Club Bring & Buy Charity Sale 2 October
Old School House, Delgany; 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is €2.00, to include tea and scones.

Tea Dance 11 October
Parkview Hotel, Newtownmountkennedy;
2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tickets are €7.50 each.
Music by Liam Garrett.

The King & I: Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society 15 November
National Concert Hall Matinee.
Cost is €33. Please book early.

24 September 2014
Holy Rosary Church Soup & Sandwiches
Kilian House Family Centre; 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Everyone is welcome to come along for delicious home made food and a chat.
Suggested donation is €5.00 which is given to local charities.

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 ??

25 September 2014
Greystones Cancer Support Twentieth Anniversary Super Draw Launch
Greystones Cancer Support, La Touche Place; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Greystones Cancer Support marks 20 years of community cancer support.
Once again, our Super Draw offers top prize of €1,000 SuperValu Shopping Spree.
Other fabulous prizes as well.
Come along and help us get off to a good start this year !!
Tickets available in supermarkets on selected weekends, shops and at GCS.

€1,000 SuperValu Shopping Spree
iPad Mini
Specialty Voucher
Bed & Breakfast for Two
Golf Club Green Fees
Beautiful Professional Photograph
Exquisite Hand Crafted Irish Knit Coat

La Touche Wines Italian Wine Dinner
Bochelli’s Restaurant; 7:45 p.m.

An Italian wine dinner with Guest Speaker, Paul Savage.
700 hundred years of winemaking in Tuscany.
A selection of wines from the Frescobaldi Family.
Wines will be matched to a great menu.

The Wine Dinners are popular, enjoyable and informative.
Don’t miss out on this great evening.
Book now !! Dinner is almost booked out; details from 2873826.

26 September 2014
Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Get Together
Kilian House Family Centre; 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.
Guest Speaker: Des Davitt from RNLI.

Hot Spot Music Club
Legends Night with the Meakin Brothers & lots of special guests
Now located at superb new venue.
Above the Beach House, Greystones Harbour.

Sesame Street Jams !!

Doors open, 9:00 p.m. Show Time, 10:00 p.m.
Tickets €7.00.

Cash Tickets may be purchased at Vintage La Touche at The Bridge on La Touche Place.
www.thehotspot.ie; [email protected]; 087 2917519
Sunday Jam, every week, 4:00 p.m. till …….

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.

28 September 2014
St. David’s Secondary School Car Boot Sale
This is the last Car Boot Sale of the Season !!
Thank you for your support. See you next year !!

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.

30 September 2014
Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting
Civic Offices, Mill Road; 7:30 p.m.

2 October 2014
Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk
Meet at Holy Rosary Church Car Park; 10:30 a.m.

Delgany Thursday Club Bring & Buy Charity Sale
Old School House, Delgany; 2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
Admission is €2.00, to include tea and scones.

3 October 2014
Hot Spot Music Club
Sonny Condell & Robbie Overson
Hot Spot Music Club is now located at superb new venue.
Above the Beach House, Greystones Harbour.

An integral part of the Irish music scene since the early ‘70s, a musical career spanning 35 years, from the heady days with Tir na nOg, which landed him on the biggest stages in the world , to the truly fantastic Scullion, numerous solo albums, perhaps one of Ireland’s greatest songwriters, Sonny Condell is the real McCoy.

Doors open, 8:00 p.m. Show Time, 9 p.m.
Tickets, Pre Pay €8.00; Door, €10.00.

Cash Tickets may be purchased at Vintage La Touche at The Bridge on La Touche Place.
www.thehotspot.ie; [email protected]; 087 2917519
Sunday Jam, every week, 4:00 p.m. till …….

4 October 2014
Three Tenors Gala Concert
Holy Rosary Church; 8:00 p.m.
Children from the Family Mass will be special guests.

Tickets, €25 each; Family, €50.
Available from the Parish Office, 2874025,
or Holy Rosary Church Porch after week end Masses.

7 October 2014
Presbyterian Church Soup & Sandwiches
Presbyterian Hall, Trafalgar Road; 12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Come along for a very warm welcome + superb fresh food.
Meet old friends, make new friends, have a chat.
Donations in aid of charities.

8 October 2014
DAG:T Disability Action Greystones: Together
Shoreline Leisure Centre; 7:30 p.m.

Meeting to help further Greystones’ ambition to become a Gold Star Town.
All welcome to help with this wonderful initiative.
Please feel free to come along.

DAG:T is a local group in Greystones working towards building an inclusive community by increasing accessibility to all that Greystones has to offer.

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 !!

Greystones fruit show and lecture

Greystones fruit show and lecture

11 October 2014

Greystones Active Retirment Tea Dance                                                                      r

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;

2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Tickets are €7.50 each.

Music by Liam Garrett.

 

21 October 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Worship + Reconciliation Centre;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00 in aid of charity.

 

29 October 2014

Holy Rosary Church Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Everyone is welcome to come along for delicious home made food and a chat.

Suggested donation is €5.00 which is given to local charities.

 

4 November 2014

Presbyterian Church Soup & Sandwiches

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Come along for a very warm welcome + superb fresh food.

Meet old friends,  make new friends,  have a chat.

Donations in aid of charities.

 

4, 5, 6 November 2014

Lions’s Club Winter Outing to Waterford

Staying at the four star Fitzwilton Hotel,  close to shopping area.

Cost is €145 per person sharing.

Evening entertainment,  day trip and Meet the Locals afternoon.

Details from Damian Kiernan,  086 4023151

 

6 November 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Twentieth Anniversary Super Draw

Summerville’s of Greystones;  7:00 p.m.

 

15 November 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Trip to The King & I:  Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

 

18 November 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Worship + Reconciliation Centre;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00 in aid of charity.

 

21 November 2014

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

 

29 November 2014

Holy Rosary Church Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Everyone is welcome to come along for delicious home made food and a chat.

Suggested donation is €5.00 which is given to local charities.

 

2 December 2014

Presbyterian Church Soup & Sandwiches

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Come along for a very warm welcome + superb fresh food.

Meet old friends,  make new friends,  have a chat.

Donations in aid of charities.

 

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