Greystones notes May 18

Greystones

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

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Courtney’s grandfather was Area Manager for the Cunard Line in Cobh.

He was in charge when the Lusitania was sunk 100 years ago.

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 SUGARLOAF LIONS CLUB CLIMBS MAULIN MOUNTAIN

Sunday,  24 May, 2015;  Meet Crone Car Park,  Enniskerry;  10:00 a.m.

 

Sponsored and guided walk in aid of:

          Wicklow Hospice Foundation

          Greystones Cancer Support

          Sugarloaf Lions Club

 

Excellent opportunity to climb this well known mountain in a safe + enjoyable way.

Lots of fun !!  Level of difficulty is medium.  Great way to spend a Sunday.

Sponsorship and walkers needed !!

Details from Michael Lambe,  086 3727186,  or Mick Cleary,  087 2391938.

 

FOOD WARNING FROM GREYSTONES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT

Greystones Municipal Districts alerts us to the following food warnings:

 

Food Safe Authority of Ireland announces recall of a batch of

Suma Unsalted Organic Crunchy Peanut Butter due to possible

presence of foreign body contamination.

 

          Lidl Ireland are recalling Eridanous Moussaka due to incorrect cooking

          instructions provided on the label.

 

DIGITAL LITERACY PROJECT

HOSTED BY TECH CONNECT LOCAL

Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy

 

          Monday         18 May                             Wednesday    20 May

          Monday         25 May                             Wednesday    27 May

 

Mornings:       10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Afternoons:    2:30 p.m. to  4:30 p.m.

 

Explore the exciting new digital world.

Help all members in the community improve their technology skills.

Be confident to go online.

 

Four easy lessons,  two hours each on tablet computers.

Using Samsung Galaxy Tab S (Android) Table computers or similar compatible models.

iPad,  smartphone and laptop courses to follow.

Cost is €10.

Bookings from 087 4487777.

www.TechConnectLocal.com and Facebook.

 

KING OF GREYSTONES 2015 EARLYBIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN

Save the date !!

Event will take place 16 August, 2015.

Volunteers also needed !!

Details from www.kingofgreystones.com.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY TOURISM VISITOR’S SURVEY

Will you help Wicklow County Tourism and complete their survey?

The survey will give Wicklow County Tourism feedback + understanding.

They need to know how Wicklow performs as a tourism destination.

Details from www.visitwicklow.ie/visitors-survey.

 

WICKLOW COUNTYWIDE PARKING SURVEY

CAR PARKING IN WICKLOW:  WHAT DO YOU THINK

Wicklow County Council is undertaking a review of its parking management systems.

Before any changes are made,  they are seeking the public’s input.

Please respond to their survey !!

Your views will be taken into account.

Now is your chance to have your say.

You can join the survey at www.wicklow.ie.

Closing date for observations and completed questionnaires is 29 May, 2015.

 

LUGNAQUILLA 2015 SCHEDULE

Walk up Lugnaquilla,  the highest mountain in Leinster !!

Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain outside of Kerry,  925 metres above sea level.

This challenging but accessible mountain is one of the best walks in the Wicklow Mountains.

On a clear day,  it offers breathtaking views over the Wicklow mountains and far beyond.

Series of fully guided walks are now being organised by Footfalls Walking Holidays.

 

Third Sunday of the month from May to September:

          17 May                             21 June                   19 July

          16 August                20 September

 

Each walk is fully guided by qualified and experienced mountain leaders.

Two guides for 16 people.

Details from Wicklow Tourism,  0404 20070,  www.visitwicklow.ie.

 

 

 

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 !!

 

Art Classes on Monday Afternoon

Some places are still available.

 

Spanish Classes

Some places available in beginners class;  10:30 am.

 

Day Trip to Wells House and Gardens Gorey               20 May 2015

Meet at Park & Ride;  10:30 a.m.

Cost is €18.

Booking essential.  Details from Pat Riordan,  086 6084946

 

Monthly Walk                                                                       4 June 2015

Meet Greystones Railway Station;  10:25 a.m.

 

Monthly Get Together                                                        5 June 2015

Refuse,  Reuse,  Recycle

Moira Byrne,  Environmental Officer

Wicklow County  Council

 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.

 

20 May 2015

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Shelley from Beauty by Shelley will come along with mini pampering.

Don’t miss this !!

 

Cancer Carers are very special people.

They play an important role in the life of a cancer patient.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

 

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 ??

 

22 May 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Day Trip to Wells House and Gardens Gorey              

Meet at Park & Ride;  10:30 a.m.

Cost is €16.

Booking essential.  Details from Pat Riordan,  086 6084946

 

La Touche Summer Wine Fair & BBQ in Aid of RNLI

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club,  Mill Road;  5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Followed by band,  Second Chance,  and late bar.

€15 per ticket,  great Raffle also on the night and spot prizes.

All in aid of the RNLI,  a great organisation.

Come along and bring a friend and help support this good cause!!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Second Wind:  Ballad & Folk Group

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Second Wind was formed in 2013,  focussing on popular songs from the ballad boom era,  1960s.  Many of these songs have strong chorus lines and work well for audience singalongs.

 

Second Wind also perform a range of traditional Irish tunes from dance melodies to more delicate medieval pieces such as Turlough O Carolan.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Admission,  €7/€9.

 

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

 

23 May 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

Coffee Morning in Aid of Eire Og Strictly Come Dancing

Dr. Ryan Centre,  Kenmare Heights.

 

Cakes,   Raffle and Novelties !!

Come along for a fun morning !!

 

St. Catherine’s Association Concert Evening

St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  8:00 p.m.

 

Eastern Kentucky University Concert Choir will sing a wonderful collection of music:

choral favourites,  spirituals,  traditional folk songs.

 

Wicklow Male Voice Choir will be special guests,  a real treat !!

 

Tickets,  €10,  from Mrs. Mooney,  Trafalgar Road or St. Catherine’s.

All proceeds to St. Catherine’s Association.

This will be an evening not to be missed !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club

How does if feel, Bob?:  Birthday Bash for Bob Dylan

Forever Young,  he says

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Hot Spot House Band featuring James Delaney on keyboards,  Robbie Overson on guitar,  Garvan Gallagher on bass,  Michael Meakin on drums.

 

Plus a treasure trove of guest musicians coming together to celebrate Dylan on the eve of his birthday.

 

Starring line of guest singers to be announced.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission,  €10/€12.

 

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 May 2015

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Guided Tour

The Little Museum of Dublin,  The Garden of Remembrance and Collins Barracks.

 

Coast leaves Greystones at 10:00 a.m.

Cost is €30,  to include lunch and entry fees.

Details and bookings from Aileen,  2876416.

 

25 May 2015

GREYSTONES VOLUNTARY THERAPIES

Tonight and each last Monday of the month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road; 

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

 

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 !!

 

26 May 2015

Chernobyl Aid Ireland Clothing Collection

Holy Rosary Church Car Park;  9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Unwanted clothing items,  including bags,  shoes,  belts,  most welcome.

Details from Tina,  087 6301350.

 

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

27 May 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 Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

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 ??

 

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 May 2015

Greystones Toastmasters

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.

 

Toastmasters is 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.

 

29 May 2015

Greystones Library Event:

Lively discussion of Irish women and everyday lives in 1960s Ireland.

Greystones Library;  2:00 p.m.

 

Ciara Meehan,  curator,  Modern Wife, Modern Life Exhibition,  will open the event.

Please bring along any objects,  photographs,  letters or other memorabilia from 1960s.

Booking and details from 2873548 or [email protected]

 

31 May 2015

Greystones Art and Photographic Exhibition Resumes for Summer 2015

 

1 June 2015

June Bank Holiday Monday

 

Greystones Cancer Support:  VHI Women’s Mini Marathon

Bus leaves Beach House,  Greystones Harbour,  11:30 a.m.

Please join us this year !!

 

4 June 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk                                      

Meet Greystones Railway Station;  10:25 a.m.

 

5 June 2015

Greystones Active Retirment Association Monthly Get Together

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

Burlesque Cabaret featuring the Honey Drops

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open, 

Admission,  €

 

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

 

                                   

Refuse,  Reuse,  Recycle

Moira Byrne,  Environmental Officer

Wicklow County  Council

 

13 June 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

21 June 2015

Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day !!

 

27 June 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

Delgany + District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Cronan’s Primary School,  Vevay Road,  Bray;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Details from 2874400;  [email protected]

All welcome.

 

11 July 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

25 July 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

3 August 2015

August Bank Holiday

 

8 August 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

22 August 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

29 August 2015

Delgany + District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Details from 2874400;  [email protected]

All welcome.

 

12 September 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Today and 26 September which will be last car boot sale of the season.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

26 September 2015

St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale

St. Patrick’s Church Car Park,  Church Road;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This is the last car boot sale of the season.  Thank you for your support.

 

€12.00 for cars;  €20 vans/trailers.

Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.

Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.

No bookings taken.

Full details from 2010648.

 

7 October 2015

Delgany + District Horticultural Society 2015 AGM + Autumn Lecture

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

 

          8:00 p.m.      Annual General Meeting

          8:30 p.m.      Lecture: 

My Learning Curve in the Growing of Exotic Plants

Derek Swann,  Committee Member DDHS

 

Details from 2874400;  [email protected]

All welcome.

 

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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