Greystones notes February 23

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.

 

Garden County Radio !!

All About Greystones.

Written and presented by former Councillor and Greystones Mayor,  Kathleen Kelleher.

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

 

Saturday                 10 am

Sunday                             Sunday Edition,  9 am,  Late Edition,  9 pm.

 

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

Let those living abroad know that they can keep up with Greystones events.

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

Why not show a friend how to listen ??  It’s easy and it’s fun.

 

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

 

GREYSTONES VOLUNTARY THERAPIES

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road; 

last Monday of the month; 

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

Next Therapy Night is 23 February, 2015.

 

A group of therapists give their time to provide therapies to members of the public.

In exchange for the treatment,  a suggested donation of €15 may be made.

The money donated is given to local charities or groups who are felt to need support.

 

All the therapists are qualified and have their own insurance.

 

Therapies include:

          Back Massage          Indian Head Massage          Reflexology

          Reiki                       Amatzu                            Energy Healing

          Shiatzu

 

All welcome,  take time out and come along on the night !!

 

FREE DIGITAL LESSONS FOR LOCAL ADULTS

Colaiste Chraobh Abhann,  Kilcoole.

Starting Monday,  23 February, 2015 for seven weeks.

11:15 a.m. to 12.35 p.m.

 

Beginner/Improver/Laptop/Tablet/Smartphone.

Free one to one tuition.

Junior teaching Senior in the Local Community

Full details on this exciting programme at www.121digital.ie.

 

INSIGHTS INTO DEMENTIA

A course for people caring for a loved one with Alzheimers.

Five week course starts Wednesday,  25 February, 2015.

Kilian House Family Centre;  7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Details from Christine Carr,  Alzheimer Society of Ireland

2073834 or [email protected]

 

LEGO CLUB GREYSTONES BEGINS NEW FIVE WEEK TERM ON 28 FEBRUARY

Presbyterian Church Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Five weeks,  starting Saturday,  28 February,  ending Saturday,  28 March.

 

Build an adventure,  stretch your imagination & make friends.

Creative themes with a focus on building collaborative & imaginative play & social skills.

Facilitated by Speech & Language Therapist.

 

Small supported group setting for girls and boys,  ages 5 to 12 years of age.

All abilities with a passion for Lego.

 

€50 for 5 sessions per child or €15 drop-in, subject to space.

Details from [email protected] or 086 2337950.

 

GREYSTONES YOUTH CHOIR FOR TEENAGERS  STARTING 28 FEBRUARY

Greystones Studios,  4:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

12 to 18 years of age.

 

Led by local singing teacher,  Dara MacMahon.

Choir will focus on contemporary songs that appeal to this age group.

Rock and pop to jazz,  folk,  musicals and classical.

Approach will be relaxed and fun with an emphasis on performance.

 

Cost is €80 for ten weeks.

Details from 086 8146926 or [email protected].

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL SOCIAL INNOVATION SCHEME 2015

As part of its commitment to supporting local community development,  Wicklow County Council is delighted to announce the Social Innovation Scheme.

 

This is a one-off grant scheme for community groups who are running,  or would like to run,  a socially innovative project.

 

This means a project that is:

          A new idea that addresses unmet needs, or

          A new way of doing something that you have always done, or

          Adding a new aspect to something that you have always done.

 

Total funding under the scheme is €60,000.

Maximum award to any group is €10,000.

Grant is subject o group providing minimum 50% matched funding.

Projects must be capable of being completed before the end of 2015.

 

Further explanation of the scheme and applications forms from:

          Office of Community,  Cultural and Social Development

          Wicklow County Council

          County Buildings

          WICKLOW

 

          0404 20208;  [email protected]

 

Forms should be returned no later than Thursday,  26 March, 2015.

 

DAFFODIL DAY IS FRIDAY 27 MARCH

Get a head start on Daffodil Day !!

Daffodil Day items now on sale Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place, 2871601.

Tea towels,  notelet cards,  teddies,  pens,  mugs.

Plus fresh daffodils on the day.

All proceeds help to fund Daffodil Day Night Nursing.

 

GREYSTONES ENTERPRISE TOWN EXPOS

20 and 21 March, 2015,  details below.

 

Business Expo

Set up a stall free of charge.

Trade & network with other local businesses & traders.

 

Family Fun Day

Clubs & Societies can exhibit what they have to offer.

They can sign up Members.

Show off trophies !!

 

Bank of Ireland will invite Prominent Local Business Speakers.

Sporting heroes will make an appearance.

Face painting and school exhibitions on the Saturday morning.

 

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity for your business,  group or club !!

Full details from [email protected]

 

GREYSTONES ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE

Yes !! The Greystones parade is going ahead this year !!

Groups or organisations who participated before will be contacted.

 

If you are new,  or if you do not receive a letter,  please let GMD know.

Details from Greystones Municipal District,  2876694 or [email protected].

 

Help is very much needed to run our big annual event.

Please don’t leave it to others.  Get involved now !!

Help make this year’s parade a success once again !!

 

Reminder that Parade Awards are presented under the following categories.:

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          Most Original Entry

          Most Topical Entry

          Best Traditional Irish Float

          Best Sports Entry

          Best Social/Cultural Entry

          Most Colourful Entry

          Most Entertaining Entry

          Best Commercial Entry

          Best Uniformed Organisation

          Best Musical Entry

          Overall Parade Winner

          Best Dressed Shop Window

 

WICKLOW-WURZBURG PARTNERSHIP

VISIT TO WURZBURG:  6 TO 10 MAY 2015

All welcome to join the partnership for a visit to Wurzburg.

Celebrate the signing of the partnership agreement in 2000.

The German visitors will be coming to Wicklow in April.

This trip is part of the ongoing partnership between Wicklow and Wurzburg.

It is an excellent opportunity to share experiences with our partners.

Not to be missed !!

Full details from George Jones,  2875678 or [email protected].

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and 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.

 

Membership is now due !!

 

Spanish Classes

These classes are now up and running.

 

Art Classes on Monday Afternoon

Some places are still available.

 

Computer Classes                                                               27 February 2015

Kilian House Family Centre

 

Monthly Get Together                                                        27 February 2015

Speaker,  Gillian Fox,  Podiatrist + Chiropodist

Happy Feet

 

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Arklow                     5 March 2015

Visiting the Maritime Museum and Bridgewater

Shopping Centre. 

 

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

Cost is €20.00.

 

23 February 2015GREYSTONES VOLUNTARY THERAPIES

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road; 

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Local qualified and insured therapists volunteer therapy services.

Donation may be made which will be donated to local charities or groups.

All welcome.

 

24 February 2015

Outreach from County Wicklow Volunteer Centre

Greystones Library;  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Do you have some time on your hands?

Would you like to give back to your community?

Why not drop in and meet Wicklow Volunteer Centre to discuss your options?

There are many worthwhile organisations seeking help for their groups.

Wicklow Volunteer Centre looks forward to meeting you.

 

Full details from Yvonne Ryan,  Placement Officer,  2022244 or [email protected].

 

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

You can follow GMD on Facebook !!

 

25 February 2015

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

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

 

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

 

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

 

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 ??

 

East Coast Samaritans Information Evening

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

 

Volunteers required to help those experiencing depression,  relationships,  family issues and suicidal thoughts.

 

26 February 2015

Greystones Toastmasters

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.

 

Toastmasters in an international speaking club.

You will learn leadership + speaking skills in a friendly environment.

 

Come along to Greystones Toastmasters meetings work.

Observe some of the speakers in action + see for yourself.

Opportunity to chat to Members during the coffee break.

 

Please feel free to bring a friend.

There is no obligation to join.

 

27 February 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Computer Classes Resume

Kilian House Family Centre

 

Monthly Get Together                                           

Speaker,  Gillian Fox,  Podiatrist + Chiropodist,  Happy Feet

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Ronan O Snodaigh (Kila)

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Ronan O Snodaigh,  lead singer and percussionist with Irish band,  Kila,  performs an intimate solo concert.  Known as one of Ireland’s greatest bodhran players and gaeilgoir singer songwriters,  Ronan also has a repertoire of fabulous guitar-based folk songs from his solo albums.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Admission €8.00/€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

 

2 March 2015

La Touche Wines Lecture Classes:  Burgundy Pinot Noir vs The Contenders

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place,  2873826

7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.

 

Places are limited to 16 people,  €45.00 per person.

Please book in advance.  Payment required to secure a place.

 

4 March 2015

Delgany + District Horticultural Society 2015 AGM + Spring Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones

 

          8:00 p.m.      Annual General Meeting

          8:30 p.m.      Lecture: 

Garden Birds,  How to ID them

Some Irish Folklore About Them

Glynn Andersen       

Head Guide National Botanic Gardens

Author Birds of Ireland,  Facts,  Folklore + History

 

Details from 2874400;  [email protected]

All welcome.

 

5 March 2015

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Arklow                    

Visiting the Maritime Museum and Bridgewater Shopping Centre. 

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

Cost is €20.00.

 

10 March 2015

Outreach from County Wicklow Volunteer Centre

Greystones Library;  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Do you have some time on your hands?

Would you like to give back to your community?

Why not drop in and meet Wicklow Volunteer Centre to discuss your options?

There are many worthwhile organisations seeking help for their groups.

Wicklow Volunteer Centre looks forward to meeting you.

 

Full details from Yvonne Ryan,  Placement Officer,  2022244 or [email protected].

 

15 March 2015

Mother’s Day

Happy Mother’s Day !!

 

17 March 2015

St. Patrick’s Day

Join Greystones for its annual jam packed event.

Parade leaves South Beach Car Park at 12:00 p.m.

Application forms available now.

 

20 March 2015

Bank of Ireland Business Expo

Set up a stall free of charge.

Trade & network with other local businesses & traders.

 

21 March 2015

Bank of Ireland Family Fun Day

Clubs & Societies can exhibit what they have to offer.

They can sign up Members.

Show off trophies !!

 

Bank of Ireland will invite Prominent Local Business Speakers.

Sporting heroes will make an appearance.

Face painting and school exhibitions on the Saturday morning.

 

Don’t miss out on this wonderful opportunity for your business,  group or club !!

Full details from [email protected]

 

22 March 2015

Greystones Folk Group Annual Sale

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

 

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support and The Five Loaves Bray.

 

All donations of cakes,  fashion items,  jewellery,  bric a brac,  toys, plants welcome.

Items can be collected.

Details from Jo,  086 6051294,  and Margaret,  087 2430694.

 

24 March 2015

Outreach from County Wicklow Volunteer Centre

Greystones Library;  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Do you have some time on your hands?

Would you like to give back to your community?

Why not drop in and meet Wicklow Volunteer Centre to discuss your options?

There are many worthwhile organisations seeking help for their groups.

Wicklow Volunteer Centre looks forward to meeting you.

 

Full details from Yvonne Ryan,  Placement Officer,  2022244 or [email protected].

 

28 March 2015

Summertime Begins Tonight

Turns clocks forward  one hour before going to bed !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Celtic Soul:  Love Minus Zero: Tribute to Bob Dylan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Whether you’re a die hard Dylan fanatic from the start,  or a new fan,  you won’t want to miss this superb authentic Bob Dylan tribute band,  Love Minus Zero.

 

Featuring musicians of the highest standard,  including double bass and violin,  this six piece highly professional outfit authentically recreates and interprets the music and songs of one of the greatest artists of our time.

 

This is a two hour show.  Doors at 9:00 p.m. 

Love Minus Zero takes to the stage at 10:00 p.m. sharp.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €9.00/€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

 

3 April 2015

Good Friday

 

5 April 2015

Easter Sunday

 

6 April 2015

Easter Monday

 

7 April 2015

Outreach from County Wicklow Volunteer Centre

Greystones Library;  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

 

Do you have some time on your hands?

Would you like to give back to your community?

Why not drop in and meet Wicklow Volunteer Centre to discuss your options?

There are many worthwhile organisations seeking help for their groups.

Wicklow Volunteer Centre looks forward to meeting you.

 

Full details from Yvonne Ryan,  Placement Officer,  2022244 or [email protected].

 

21 April 2015

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish 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.

 

4 May 2015

May Bank Holiday

 

6 to 10 May 2015

Wicklow-Wurzburg Partnership

Visit to Wurzburg

All welcome to join the partnership for a visit to Wurzburg.

Celebrate the signing of the partnership agreement in 2000.

 

This trip is part of the ongoing partnership between Wicklow and Wurzburg.

It is an excellent opportunity to share experiences with our partners.

Not to be missed !!

 

The German visitors will be coming to Wicklow in April.

Full details from George Jones,  2875678 or [email protected].

 

19 May 2015

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish 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.

 

1 June 2015

June Bank Holiday

 

21 June 2015

Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day !!

 

3 August 2015

August Bank Holiday

 

26 October 2015

October Bank Holiday

 

25 December 2015

Christmas Day

 

26 December 2015

St. Stephens Day

 

28 December 2015

Bank Holiday

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