Greystones notes June 1

Greystones

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

[email protected]

 

 

Garden County Radio !!

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 Beth Holmes.

Beth is from Delgany Guild ICA.

Beth and other Guild members will participate in VHI Mini Marathon.

Annual Marathon takes place June Bank Holiday Monday.

Join Kathleen + Beth as Beth tells us about walking in this popular event.

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

 

About Greystones on GCR.

Sundays,  9 am and 9 pm.

 

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Keep up to date with photos and news items from Greystones during the week.

 

GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION RESUMES FOR 2015

Summer Sundays are back at Greystones Harbour.

GRAPE Exhibition takes place each Sunday,  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Why not come down to see the fabulous display ??

Lots to do at Greystones Harbour this summer.

 

HERITAGE WEEK WILL BE HELD 22 TO 30 AUGUST 2015

Deadline for registering events for includsion in the National Guide is 7 June.

Why not hold a heritage event ??

A great way to showcase your locality and your local built,  natural and cultural heritage.

Full details from www.heritageweek.ie.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL AWARDS 2015

A wide range of awards categories is now open:

 

Environmental Awareness Awards

Tidy Main Street Competition

Tidy Estates Award

 

These are prestigious awards which showcase our county.

Full details from Wicklow County Council Environmental Awareness Office.

www.wicklow.ie or [email protected].

Closing date for all competitions is 6 July, 2015.

 

ROCKPOOL RAMBLE GREYSTONES HARBOUR

Rockpool Ramble will take place in Greystones Harbour.

Low tide on Saturdays in 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.

 

DIGITAL LITERACY PROJECT

HOSTED BY TECH CONNECT LOCAL

The Pigeon House,  Delgany.

 

Wednesday      3 June         Friday             5 June

Wednesday    10 June         Friday           12 June

 

Mornings:       10:00 a.m. to 12:00 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.

Full class schedule and Saturday Drop In Sessions for DLP graduates are now available.

Details at 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
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.

 

Fisher’s Summer Soiree

Fisher’s of Newtownmountkennedy;  6:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Special offers,  Free Gift with your purchase & 10% VIP Gold Card Members Discount

Free gift with purchase over €75,  while stocks last.

 

Come along for:

Summer Punch & Tapas Nibbles

Style Workshops

Craft Demonstrations & Workshops

Fabulous Raffle

Personalised Gift Creations

Gorgeous Summer Clothing Collections

 

10% of all sales on the night go to Greystones Cancer Support.

Enquire at till to become a VIP Member.

Receive 10% off your purchases everytime to shop.

A great evening,  not to be missed !!

 

5 June 2015

Greystones Active Retirment Association Monthly Get Together

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

 

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,  €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

 

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,  5:30 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.

 

15 June 2015

La Touche Wines In Store Social Wine Evening

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

 

With special guest and La Touche Wines good friend,  Christophe.

Christophe is from Burgandy and Joseph Drouhin Wines.

A selection of Drouhin Wines to taste.

Christophe will be on hand to tell the story behind the wines.

 

€20 per person.

Please book early !!  Full details from 2873826.

 

17 June 2015

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 ??

 

21 June 2015

Father’s Day

Happy Father’s Day !!

 

24 June 2015

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 ??

 

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.

 

Summer Garden Party in Aid of Wicklow Dementia Support

Warble Bank Gardens,  Newtownmountkennedy;  2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Courtesy of Anne Condell.

 

Donation €10,  includes light refreshments,  music and raffle.

Please reserve a place by 24 June to 089 4286928.

Weather permitting.  No children.

A wonderful way to mark mid-summer.

All in aid of a good cause.

 

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.

 

28 June 2015

Olly’s Ten Year Anniversary Memorial Walk

South Beach Greystones to Kilcoole and back;  2:30 p.m.

 

Family and friends will walk to remember Olly Synnott.

Meet at the Happy Pear after the walk !!

All in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Full details from 086 3102559 and Facebook.

 

29 June 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 !!

 

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.

 

Hot Spot Music Club

1920s Burlesque Cabaret featuring the Honey Drops

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

The Honey Drops arrived off a ferry last year onto Irish Shores.

Since then,  they have been dancing in speakeasys to gin and applause.

Selling out shows and dance classes all round Dublin and Wicklow.

They will be accompanied by some of the fabulous burlesque artists in Ireland.

 

On the night,  there will be two professional photographes & photobooth.

1930s Vintage Car,  Raffle Prizes and music and dancing at the after party show.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Admission,  €15/€20.

After party show,  €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

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