Greystones notes May 25

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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.

 

Join Kathleen this week for About Greystones.

All the latest Greystones news,  comment and items of special interest. 

 

Kathleen’s special guest this week is Jody Connaughton.

Jody is from Greystones Art & Photography Exhibtion.

GRAPE starts its fourth Greystones Harbour season next Sunday.

GRAPE will be at Greystones Harbour each Sunday 12 pm to 5:30 pm.

Join Kathleen + Jody for Courtney the latest on this season’s offerings.

Hear Here all about it this Sunday,  Garden County Radio.ie

 

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NEW MINISTER FOR PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH

We welcome Rev. Gary McDowell,  new minister for Greystones Presbyterian Church.

We hope that his time here in Greystones will be happy and fruitful.

Gary comes with a wealth of experience and we look forward to working with him.

 

ROCKPOOL RAMBLE GREYSTONES HARBOURRockpool Ramble will take place in Greystones Harbour.

Low tide on Saturdays in May and June.

 

Come and learn about the tides and creatures and plants living along the shore.

Cost is €6 per person;  €15 for family of two adults and two children.

Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Tide times vary,  so booking essential by phone,  Aran,  089 4534248.

 

FOOD WARNING:  ALWAYS BOIL IMPORTED FROZEN BERRIES

Greystones Municipat District is advising a food warning.

 

The Food Safety Authority of Ireland is telling us that there is an ongoing risk with global imported frozen berries.  Always boil frozen berries for at least one minute before they are eaten. This precautionary measure will destroy the virus if it is present.

 

Fresh berries,  as with all other fruit and vegetables,  should always be washed thoroughly if they are being eaten uncooked.

 

DIGITAL LITERACY PROJECT

HOSTED BY TECH CONNECT LOCAL

New course in Delgany,  venue to be announced.

 

          Wednesday      3 June         Friday             5 June

          Wednesday    10 June         Friday           12 June

 

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

 

Course concluding this week in Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy

 

          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.

 

 

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:

          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.

 

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

 

Coffee Morning in Aid of Eire Og Strictly Come DancingDr. 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

 

26 May 2015Chernobyl 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.

 

On the Agenda:

          Presentation from Bray Area Partnership

          Consider Wicklow Socio-Economic Statement for

Local Economic and Community Plan for Co. Wicklow

Agree allocation of Greystones Municipal District Discretionary Funding

          Set the date for the Annual Meeting

          Progress Report on Greystones Harbour

          Report from the GMD Engineer

          Notices of Motion

                   Speeding and footpaths on Lott Lane in Kilcoole

                   Ramps on Church Lane,  Greystones

                   Maintenance of Council yard on Mill Road

                   Street Lighting on Sea Road,  Newcastle

                   Refurbishment of Greystones Playground

                   Footbridge across Three Trout Stream at Charlesland Court/Burnaby Lawns

                   Culvert on the R762 at entrance to Delgany Wood

                   Residential speed limits trial for 6 nominated estates.

                   Safe crossing point between Eden Wood and Eden Gate

                   Left turning lane from R761 northbound at Lidl junction Greystones

                   Survey of road,  footpaths + paving on Church Road Greystones.

 

 

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]

 

30 May 2015

Hot Spot Music Club

Ben Jordan,  Modern Troubadour

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Ben’s songs range from intimate ballad to high energy foot stomper.

His solo shows are part comedy,  part travelogue.

His communication and rapport with the audience is a rare + often hilarious thing to see.

 

 

Doors open,  9:00 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

 

31 May 2015

Greystones Art and Photographic Exhibition Resumes for Summer 2015

Each Summer Sunday,  Greystones Harbour;  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Come along and see wide range of art and photography.

Original work not to be missed.

Superb for that special gift or treat for yourself.

 

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 !!

 

3 June 2015

Greystones Dementia Friends Alzheimer’s Tea Day

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Greystones Dementia Friends is a support group for people living with,  or caring for,  people with Alzheimer’s or dementia in Greystones and surrounding areas.

 

Aim of Greystones Dementia Friends is to:

 

Raise awareness of dementia

Provide support for carers

Help make Greystones dementia friendly.

 

Please come along and help support those in your community !!

Full details on Facebook Greystones Dementia Friends or Fiona Lang,  086 8455256.

 

 

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

1920s 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

 

6 June 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 the Gilligan family,  along with a gypsy violin player and saxophonist.  Their Hot Club style includes four part vocal harmonies with hints of eastern gypsy flavour.  Original tunes with some old standards are included.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Admission,  €8/€10.

 

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

 

7 June 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Café Session:  Proteus Jazz Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Sunday soiree with Proteus,  an eight piece jazz band,  who play a wide range of music.  Proteus are joined by excellent jazz singer,  Aran McMahan,  who will serenade you with jazz standards from the 40s,  50s and 60s.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.

Admission free.  Donations nice !!

 

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

 

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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