Greystones notes November 24

Greystones

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.

 

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

Innovative new programme is called All About Greystones.

Written and presented by former Councillor,  Kathleen Kelleher.

All the Greystones news,  interviews, items of special interest and your favourite music.

 

Saturday mornings at 10,  Sunday,  Sunday Edition,  9 am,  Late Edition,  9 pm.

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

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

It’s easy and it’s fun.

 

You can now watch Greystones news video clips on You Tube/Garden County Radio !!

 

EVERY SUNDAY !!

JOHN POWER’S LIVE LOUNGE + HOT SPOT MUSIC CLUB CAFÉ JAM

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Weekly Sunday Jam.

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

 

Live Lounge airs 3 pm to 6 pm.

Café Jam starts at 4 pm

Great way to spend an Autumn Sunday afternoon.

 

Food downstairs at the Beach House.

Sea views upstairs at the Hot Spot windows.

Music in the Hot Spot Lounge.

What more could you ask for ??

 

SPECIAL APPEAL FOR SMALL BARS OF SOAP

A very special appeal is being made for small bars of soap.

These are the very small complimentary bars you receive in hotels.

If you have any to spare,  please leave them with Holy Rosary Church Parish Office.

They will be sent to the missions in Africa where they will be very welcome.

 

WICKLOW DEMENTIA SUPPORT:  ALZPALS & ALZCLUB

Alzpals is a Volunteer Befriending Service for people with dementia living at home.

They are seeking volunteers who are interested in helping.

Training programme begins in the New Year.

If you have a few hours a week to spare,  please come and join and help.

 

AlzClub is a weekly social club which meets for coffee and a friendly chat.

Club is for those with memory problems and family carers.

Thursdays,  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.,  Methodist Hall,  Wicklow Town.

Why not come along ??

 

Details from 089 4286928[email protected], www.wicklowdementiasupport.org.

 

Wickow Dementia Support is a Community Group from the Community for the Community.

 

WICKLOW LOCAL SPORTS PARTNERSHIP

Wicklow Local Sports Partnership is part of an Irish Sports Council initiative to put structures in place to develop and promote participation in sport at local level.

 

It is part of a national network of Local Sports Partnerships.

 

Wicklow Local Sports Partnership aims to:

          Increase opportunities for everyone to participate in sport and physical activity

          Enhance coaching within sport.

          Focus on club development.

          Provide volunteer training and support

          Develop local directories of sports bodies and facilities.

          Encourage better use of existing facilities.

          Promote local sports events.

 

Further details from Facebook or www.wicklowlsp.ie.

Premises at Shoreline Leisure Centre,  Greystones;  2878184 or [email protected].

 

DAG:T DISABILITY ACTION GREYSTONES TOGETHER

GREAT CHRISTMAS CAKE BAKE OFF !!

7 December, 2014.  Start baking now !!  Details below.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT CHRISTMAS CARDS NOW ON SALE

Popular cards with two beautiful photographs from Jody Connaughton.

An iconic Greystones scene and a seasonal scene.

Packs of 8,  four each of the two designs.

€6 per pack or 2 packs for €10.

 

Now available and in good time for sending oveseas.

Post a piece of Greystones abroad !!

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place,  2871601 and Facebook.

 

SPECIAL PACKS OF ADVENT WREATH CANDLES

Special packs of Advent Wreath Candles are now available at Brady’s Homecare.

Packs contain all the special coloured candles needed to make a wreath.

Advent Wreaths help to prepare for Christmas in a meaningful way.

Price per pack,  €11.50.

 

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.

Just come along,  give in your name and join in.

 

Christmas Luncheon                                                                       11 December

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy

 

Computer Classes

Names now being taken for 27 February 2015.

St. David’s Secondary School,  1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Five week course.  Places limited.

Details with Pat Riordan.

 

21 November 2014

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support and Wicklow Hospice Foundation

Greystones Rugby Club;  4:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Over 80 wines on tasting … ports,  champagne,  dessert wines.

Sheridans Cheeses

Christmas Corporate Gifts,  Vouchers Hampers & much more

Hamper of Wine to the Value of €100 to be won.

Followed by band Second Chance in the Back Bar,  no cover charge.

 

Tickets now on sale,  €15.00.

Tickets limited to 300.

Now on sale at La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place,  Greystones

2873826 or [email protected].

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Kevin Conneff from the Chieftains and Redmond O’Toole Appear Live

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Traditional Irish to the depths of Spain.

Two master musicians at work.

Conneff’s vocals & bodhran and Redmoind’s unique guitar playing.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Pre Pay,  €8.00;  Door, €10.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

22 November 2014

Christmas Concert

Annual Christmas Fundraiser at Luisne

Luisne Centre for Spirituality,  Kilcoole;  7:45 p.m.

 

4 Piece  Suite           Barbershop Quartet

Svetlana Rudenko      Classical Pianist

Lorraine O’Brien        Performer

The Honey Badgers   Fun Contemporary Music

 

This is a wonderful annual event which is full of fun and good cheer.

Performances are top quality,  in a homely atmosphere rather than Carnegie Hall !!

Luisne Apple Juice and Vouchers will be available on the night.

So you can get some of your Christmas shopping done.

 

Suggested donation €20 made on the night.

Places strictly limited.

Details from 201001,  086 0517575www.centreforspirituality.com.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Music Against Cancer:  Live Event Fundraiser

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Friends and family of Bernie Kelly and Michael McCormack sing their hearts out.

All in aid of the Irish Cancer Society.

Fantastic raffle and great prizes.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.  Admission, €10.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

23 November 2014

Hot Spot Music Club Café Jam Old Folkies

John Power’s Live Lounge

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

          Live Lounge             3:00 p.m.

          Old Folkies               4:00 p.m.

 

Folk rock band,  Stephen Young & the Union, will play a few tunes.

They will join Garden County Radio for a chat.

 

25 November 2014

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

You can follow GMD on Facebook !!

 

26 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.

 

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 ??

 

28 November 2014

Wine & Craft Beer Fair in Aid of Wicklow Lifeboats

Greystones Tennis Club;  7:00 p.m.

Bar open for the evening.

 

Wine & Craft Beers for Tasting and Sale.

Buy wines at special discounts.

Orders taken for Christmas.

Christmas Hamper Raffle on the night.

 

Tickets,  €10.

Proceeds from this event go to the Wicklow Lifeboats.

Details from Joe,  086 2601918, or Paul,  085 2103908.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

1920s Prohibition Christmas Party Night

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Christmas Party perfect for small work groups,  friends & family gatherings.

Book now !!  Group Discounts & Early Bird Discount Bookings.

Bootleg Liquor.  Casino.  Live 20s Band.  Charleston Dancing.  Gangsters & Molls.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Pre Pay,  €12.00;  Door, €15.00.

Group discounts available.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

29 November 2014

Baubles,  Bubbles & Bling

The Ultimate Ladies Night Out

Greystones Rugby Club;  8:00 p.m. until late …

 

Cocktails,  bubbles,  fun,  games.

Delicious nibbles by Bear Paw in Delgany.

Dancing until late.

A great night out for friends and colleagues alike.

 

Tickets,  €20.00.

Details from [email protected]

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Mary Coughlan:  Up Close and Personable

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m. 

Pre Pay,  €12.00;  Door, €14.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

29 and 30 November 2014

St. David’s Secondary School Seventh Annual Craft Fair

St. David’s Secondary School,  Seafront,  Greystones.

11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

St. David’s Fair is more than your run of the mill fair.

It is a day out for all the family both young and old.

The Fair is now in its seventh year.

One of the largest in the county,  boasting over 80 stalls.

 

  • Handcrafted & Designer Jewellery
  • Fashion & Original Designed Clothing & Accessories
  • Ceramic, Wooden & Woollen Crafts
  • Antiques & Collectables
  • Original Fine Art & Photographic Prints
  • Books for all ages
  • Festive Home-Baked Delectables
  • Original Handcrafted Children’s Gifts, Toys & Accessories
  • Christmas Trinkets & Decorations,  plus a variety of Giftware and Accessories
  • Christmas Floral Arrangements
  • Sumptuous Beauty & Skincare products

 

For the children,  there are art & craft activities,  carol singing and musical entertainment.

Santa and his elves will be there for the whole week end in their magical grotto.

Visit to Santa and small gift,  €3;  €5 for two.

 

Tea/coffee included in admission price.

Choose from a range of the finest home bakes.  Soup + brown bread available.

 

Admission €3,  €5 for two;  children free accompanied by adults.

All proceeds in aid of St. David’s Secondary School.

 

St. David’s Craft Fair has gone from strength to strength.

This year’s event has a diverse range of wonderful craft stalls.

Why not come and see for yourself !!

You won’t be disappointed.

 

30 November 2014

Greystones Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:30 p.m.

 

Carol singing with Corus Greystones + St. Laurence’s National School Choir.

Short Ecumenical Service.

Santa Claus will be paying a visit !!

Turning on of Christmas Lights in Greystones.

 

Start the season of festivities with a great afternoon enjoyed by all !!

 

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.

 

3 December 2014

Sugarloaf Lioness Club Annual Christmas Lunch

Glen of the Downs Golf Club;  12:30 p.m.

with Fashion Show by Fisher’s of Newtownmountkennedy

Funds raised will go to local people in need at Christmas.

 

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.

 

4 December 2014

Ladies Night Out Greystones

Supported by wide variety of participating shops in Greystones;  5:00 p.m. until late.

Shops will remain open until 10:00 p.m.

 

Shopping,  Special Offers,  Live Music,  Food & Bubbly,  Fashion Show.

First class fashion,  exquisite gifts,  discerning home interiors.

Glamourous hair and beauty salons.

Great night once again for all the Ladies.

No men allowed !!

 

Special lunch beforehand with menus available specially for the ladies.

Finish the night with a delectable dinner.

Discounts,  bubbly,  samples and competitions.

Demonstrations and in-store promotions.

 

One night only !!

www.facebook.com/LadiesnightoutG

 

5 December 2014

FUNd Raising Quiz Night in Aid of Greystones Family Resource Centre

Beach House,  Greystones Harbour;  8:30 p.m.

 

Why not bring a team of friends or work colleagues along for a fun filled evening !!

Prizes galore and guaranteed to test your general & music knowledge to the limit.

All proceeds going towards services for children,  families + wider community.

 

€5.00 at the door.  Just turn up and join in !!

If you can’t come along on the night,  why not sponsor a quiz table for €10.00.

Details from Claire,  2557528. 

Your details will automatically be entered for prize draw.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Tir na nOg:  Sonny Condell & Leo O’Kelly

Superb new venue:  above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m. 

Pre Pay,  €8.00;  Door, €10.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

6 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club

Carmel McCreagh Jazz Trio

Superb new venue:  above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open, 

Pre Pay,  €;  Door, €.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

7 December 2014

DAG:T Disability Action Greystones Together

Great Christmas Cake Bake Off

Shoreline Leisure Centre

 

The Four Christmas Cake Categories are:

 

          Most Delicious Christmas Cake                  Judged on Taste … will be cut !!

          Most Beautiful Christmas Cake                  Judged on decoration .. not cut.

          Most Quirky Christmas Cake                     Judged on style,  design,  imagination

          Children’s Christmas Baking Competition      Cake,  cookies or muffins

 

Second year of this great event with trophies,  raffles and fun !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Sunday Café Jam and UFO vs John Lennon Imagine

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

          Sunday Café Jam                         3:30 p.m.      Free

          UFO vs John Lennon Imagine                   8:00 p.m.      Pre Pay, €5;  Door, €7

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.

 

Price per person is €50.

Glass of wine on arrival,  followed by fabulous four course meal.

 

Please book early.

La Touche Wines,  2873826;  Bochelli’s Restaurant,  2873625.

[email protected].

 

As always,  this will be a wonderful evening,  good food,  good wine,  good company.

Don’t miss out !!

 

11 December 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association Christmas Luncheon              

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy

 

12 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club

A Bluesy Christmas from Local Lads:

Dermot Byrne,  King of Delta Blues + Brian Meakin,  Ace Blues Guitarist

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Pre Pay,  €6.00;  Door, €8.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

13 December 2014

Christmas Craft Market

Swann Hall,  St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A wide range of wonderful crafts for special and unusual gifts.

Refreshments & light lunches available.

Free Admission !!    All welcome !!

Details from Joanne,  2010648 or [email protected].

 

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Aja … The Greatest Steely Dan Tribute Band !!

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Pre Pay,  €10.00;  Door, €12.00.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

14 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club Café Jam:  Proteus Jazz Band

Plus John Power’s Live Lounge

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

          Live Lounge             3:00 p.m.

          Proteus                   4:00 p.m.

 

19 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club:  Fundraiser for SADS

The Cadillacs:  1950s Rock n’ Roll:  Live Band and Dancing

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

28 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club:  Vangoose

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

29 December 2014

Hot Spot Music Club:  Eoghan O’Sullivan Homecoming Gig

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

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

Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.

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

 

Every Sunday !!  John Power’s Live Lounge from Garden County Radio.

Drop up and listen to John Power’s Live Lounge with Hot Spot’s Café Jam.

Above the Beach House,  Greystones Harbour.

 

Sometimes it’s jazz,  sometimes it’s Ukulele,  sometimes just plain ol’ roots.

To participate,  perform or promote,  email [email protected].

Live Lounge,  3 to 6.  Jam Sessions begin at 4.

 

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