Greystones notes February 2

Greystones

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 !!

 

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]

 

LUISNE CENTRE FOR SPIRITUALITY

Get the New Year off to a good start !!

Wide range of classes,  talks,  workshops,  treatments,  therapies and events.

Full details from 201001 or 086 0517575.

[email protected]; www.centreforspirituality.com

 

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 Walk on Bray Seafront                                      5 February 2015

Meet at Greystones Railway Station

10:20 a.m.

 

Delgany Thursday Club                                                     5 February 2015

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  2;30 p.m.

Come along for tea and a chat !!

Why not bring a friend !!

 

COUNTY WICKLOW VOLUNTEER CENTRE

Outreach starting 10 February to those who would like to volunteer in our county.

Outreach will be held every second week.

Details below.

 

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].

 

AWARENESS RIBBON DAY FOR WORLD CANCER DAY:  4 FEBRUARY

Sponsored by The Caroline Foundation which supports cancer research.

You can help by wearing a ribbon !!

Full details below.

 
3 February 2015

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

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

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

 

4 February 2015

Caroline Foundation Awareness Ribbon Day

Marking World Cancer Day

Members of schools,  colleges and universities are asked to help.

Make your own ribbon … any colour.

Wear it today … in any way you wish.

Donate €2.00.

Full details from [email protected]

 

The Caroline Foundation was established in memory of local Greystones teacher.

Caroline O’Dwyer Hickey suffered from breast cancer,  at a young age.

TCF helps research to prevent occurrence of this disease thereby helping others.

 

5 February 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Monthly Walk on Bray Seafront                                     

Meet at Greystones Railway Station

10:20 a.m.

 

7 February 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Hot Club of Dublin:  Gypsy Jazz

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

The Hot Club of Dublin consists of three members of the Gilligan family,  John,  Fintan and Daniel,  along with Russian gypsy violin player Oleg Ponomarev.  They have developed and expanded their style to include four part vocal harmonies with hints of eastern gypsy flavour.

 

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

 

8 February 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Café Jam

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.  Free

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

 

9 February 2015

La Touche Wine Course

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

The famous wine courses are back !!

Conducted by lecturer,  Mr. Paul Coleman.

Tonight’s course features Bordeaux in France.

Cost is €30 for the evening + includes some of the best wines of the area.

Places limited,  please book early,  2873826 or [email protected].

 

10 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].

 

12 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.

 

14 February 2015

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  SASS Social Singles Dance Night

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Join the Hot Spot Music Club for their Social Dance Night for over 35s.

Fun filled night suitable for everyone and aims to provide an evening filled with great dance music from the 60s to the 80s. 

 

Fun ice breaker games for people to get to know each other.

 

If you are single,  separated,  divorced or just new in town,  this is an opportunity to meet other like-minded people and have some fun.

 

Doors open,  8:30 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

 

15 February 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Café Jam with the Kelly Brothers

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.  Free

www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]087 2917519

16 February 2015

La Touche Wine Course

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

The famous wine courses are back !!

Conducted by lecturer,  Mr. Paul Coleman.

Tonight’s course features Tuscany and Piedmonte in Italy.

Cost is €30 for the evening + includes some of the best wines of the area.Places limited,  please book early,  2873826 or [email protected].

 

17 February 2015

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.

 

Please note:

Next Soup & Sandwiches on 21 April, 2015.

 

18 February 2015

Ash Wednesday

 

21 February 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Celtic Soul:  A Tribute to Van Morrison

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Celtic Soul return to pay homage to one of the truly great singer/songwriters of all time,  out very own Van Morrison.  with more years than they care to remember playing in blues,  folk,  trad and jazz bands,  Celtic Soul have the ingredients to combine and deliver Van’s music authentically.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €10.00/€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

 

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]com.

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

27 February 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Computer Classes Resume

Kilian House Family Centre

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

 

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.

 

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

 

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 !!

 

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.

Please contact us for use of this image