Greystones notes September 29

Greystones fruit show and lecture

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events     

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.

 

BREAKING NEWS !!

You can now listen to the Greystones Calendar on Garden County Radio !!

Programme is called All About Greystones.

Saturday mornings at 10,  Sunday,  9 in the morning and 9 in the evening.

Listen to Garden County Radio on any WiFi connected device … worldwide !!

Hear Here at www.GardenCountyRadio.ie or download the app from TunedIn.

 

GARDEN COUNTY RADIO AND HOT SPOT MUSIC CLUB JOIN FORCES

John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio goes indoors for the winter.

Sunday afternoons at the Hot Spot Music Club over the Beach House,  3 to 6.

Hot Spot Music Club Jam Sessions begin at 4 and continue until …  !!

 

Live music and chat,  promoting and developing existing music acts.

Are you interested in taking part,  launching an album,  looking for old fashioned PR?

Contact [email protected].

 

Sunday afternoons in Greystones will never be the same again !!

Have a walk around the harbour,  eat at one of our fabulous restaurants.

Then join the crowd at the Hot Spot Music Club Jam Session !!

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORTTWENTIETH ANNIVERSARY SUPER DRAW

Greystones Cancer Support marks 20 years of community cancer support.

Once again,  the Super Draw offers top prize of €1,000 SuperValu Shopping Spree.

Other fabulous prizes as well.

Tickets available in supermarkets on selected weekends,  shops and at GCS.

 

          €1,000 SuperValu Shopping Spree

          iPad Mini from Willie Doyle

          €100 Voucher from the fabulous Brooke & Shoals

          Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from the Glenview Hotel

          Fourball from Charlesland Golf Club

          Beautiful Professional Photograph

          Exquisite Hand Crafted Irish Knit Coat from Shuttle Knit

 

TEXT ALERTS FROM AN GARDA SIOCHANAAn Garda Siochana have sent out text alerts regarding thefts from garden sheds and from motor vehicles. 

 

Garden tools are being stolen.

Please ensure that your garden tools are locked up.

Please ensure that your garden shed is secure.

 

Thefts from motor vehicles have increased slightly.

Please lock your vehicle whenever you are away from it,  especially at night.

 

HAIR TODAY AND GONE TOMORROW FOR GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT !!

Once again Robert Fortune will shave his head for this worthy cause.

Donations may be made at iDonate.

Come along on the night to see all the fun !!

Thursday,  13 November,  2014 at Mrs. Robinson’s.

 

ROADWORKS AT KILLINCARRIG CROSS ROADS

Roadworks at Killincarrig Cross Roads are expected to be completed by end of October.

The roundabouts are being re-designed to make them more pedestrian + cycle friendly.

They will also help to reduce traffic speeds passing through the roundabouts.

 

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.

 

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 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.

 

29 September 2014Greystones Tidy Towns AGM

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club;  7:30 p.m.

 

Everyone is invited to come along.

Can you make a contribution to the enhancement of our town ??

Are interested in wildlife,  nature planting and horticulture,  developing projects ??

Would you like to keep Greystones looking well and tidy ??

See you Monday night !!

Full details from Dave O’Reilly,  087 6839021.

 

30 September 2014

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

You can follow GMD on Facebook !!

 

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

 

John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio goes indoors for the winter.

Sunday afternoons at the Hot Spot Music Club over the Beach House,  3 to 6.

Hot Spot Music Club Jam Sessions begin at 4 and continue until …

 

4 October 2014

Hot Spot Music Club

Jose Manuel Leon and Alicia Carrasco Megar

Special guest,  John Walsh,  Ireland’s foremost flamenco guitarist

Hot Spot Music Club is now located at superb new venue.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Jose Manuel Leon comes from Algeciras.  His style of playing and composing is imaginative,  open minded and very individual.  It is a once both flamenco and contemporary.  In addition,  it has the virtue of being accessible.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m. 

Tickets,  Pre Pay, €10.00;  Door, €12.00.

 

Cash Tickets may be purchased at Vintage La Touche at The Bridge on La Touche Place.

Or at the Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected];  087 2917519

 

John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio goes indoors for the winter.

Sunday afternoons at the Hot Spot Music Club over the Beach House,  3 to 6.

Hot Spot Music Club Jam Sessions begin at 4 and continue until …

 

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.

 

10,11, 12 October 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Twentieth Anniversary Super Draw Tickets on Sale

Tickets on sale this week end at SuperValu Charlesland.

Super prizes,  please be generous + show you care for those in our community.

Twenty years of community cancer care.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

50s Rockabilly Swing Weekend

Hot Spot Music Club is now located at superb new venue.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

North American continent’s deepest musical roots,  with a fifties and sixties cultural edge that embraced the musical and social rockabilly phenomenon and its basic roots: 

Rock ‘n Roll,  Hillbilly music,  Swing and Blues. 

 

The weekend will also spotlight Vintage life style and Culture.

Details to follow.

 

Cash Tickets may be purchased at Vintage La Touche at The Bridge on La Touche Place.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected];  087 2917519

 

John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio goes indoors for the winter.

Sunday afternoons at the Hot Spot Music Club over the Beach House,  3 to 6.

Hot Spot Music Club Jam Sessions begin at 4 and continue until …

 

16, 17 and 18 October 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Twentieth Anniversary Super Draw Tickets on Sale

Tickets on sale this week end at Tesco Greystones.

Super prizes,  please be generous + show you care for those in our community.

Twenty years of community cancer care.

 

19 October 2014

Hot Spot Music Club

Eric Taylor:  American Singer,  Songwriter and Storyteller

Hot Spot Music Club is now located at superb new venue.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

From Texas,  Eric Taylor is known for his anecdotal songs which often take the form of short stories.  In addition to Taylor’s seven solo releases,  his songs have been recorded by Nanci Griffith,  Lyle Lovett and many others.

 

Doors open,  7:00 p.m.  Show Time,  8 p.m.

Tickets €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

 

John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio goes indoors for the winter.

Sunday afternoons at the Hot Spot Music Club over the Beach House,  3 to 6.

Hot Spot Music Club Jam Sessions begin at 4 and continue until …

 

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.

 

23, 24 and 25 October 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Twentieth Anniversary Super Draw Tickets on Sale

Tickets on sale this week end:

SuperValu                Greystones

Dunnes Stores                   Newtownmountkennedy

 

Super prizes,  please be generous + show you care for those in our community.

Twenty years of community cancer care.

 

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.

 

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 ??

 

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.

 

13 November 2014

HAIR TODAY AND GONE TOMORROW FOR GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT !!

Mrs. Robinson’s,  Church Road,  Greystones.

 

Once again Robert Fortune will shave his head for this worthy cause.

Donations may be made at iDonate.

Come along and join in all the fun !!

 

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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