Greystones notes August 31

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 !!

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 has two special guests this week.

The first is Claire Kilbride who will talk about Kilcoole Music Festival.

 

The second special guest is Steve McGuire.

Steve will be talking about the great Greystones Hockey Club Open Day.

 

Both of these events take place next week end. 

Come out and about in Greystones next week end !!

 

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

About Greystones on GCR.

Sundays,  9 am and 6 pm.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.

 

Listen to Garden County Radio on any WiFi connected device.

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.

 

Why not be a Friend to GCR on Facebook.

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

 

HACK TO PROTECT YOURSELF

LEARN BASICS TO ADVANCED HACKING

Great book by local author,  Jerry O’Shea.

Competitively prices,  less than a cup of coffee.

 

Learn how to defend your computer from attack.

Otherwise,  you are prey.

Learn what hackers can do + how to protect yourself.

 

Book is divided into easy to understand chapters.

You will become more aware of the dangers and opportunities of digital networks.

Available on Amazon.

http://www.amazon.com/Hack-Protect-Yourself-advanced-hacking-ebook/dp/B00WGDJ62C

 

Online computer training to protect yourself and your family from hackers.

https://hackerdefence.wordpress.com/


GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

PROSTATE CANCER EDUCATION WORKSHOPS

Special series of workshops for men who have or who have had prostate cancer.

Series begins Tuesday,  15 September,  2015,  at Greystones Cancer Support.

Six sessions will help men to understand their experience.

Professionally facilitated by a trained social worker.

Complete confidentiality.

Please spread the word that this important series is starting.

Full details and booking from Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601.

Facebook and [email protected]

 

APPEAL FOR GREYSTONES VOLUNTEERS FOR MISSION TO SEAFARERS

Greystones volunteers needed at Mission to Seafarers in Dublin Port.

Centre is located just off Alexandra Road in Dublin Port.

Centre is open each evening from 7:00 p.m.

 

Seafarers from all over the world are welcomed.

They can use free WIFI to contact home + have break from confines of their ships.

Service can only continue if volunteers come forward.

Teams are rostered one evening per week or one evening per fortnight.

 

Can you help ??

Details from Rev. Willie Black,  086 1503747 or [email protected]

Facebook:  Mission to Seafarers Dublin and www.missiontoseafarersireland.ie.

 

ROCKPOOL RAMBLES AT GREYSTONES HARBOUR

Wednesday    9 September           9:45 a.m.

Sunday                   12 September          1:30 p.m.

 

Bookings for the ramble or to schedule a private group,  Aran,  089 4534248.

Rockpool Rambles times are subject to low tide times !!

 

HOMELINK

Are you 65 and living alone ??

Contact Homelink team today.

Homelink organises minor repairs,  garden maintenance,  alarm pendants + other info.

Homelink can share other useful information and advice with you.

Coffee mornings and other social events.

Greystones Coffee Morning,  The Burnaby,  10 September, 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

Membership is only €20.

Details from 2014473 or [email protected]

 

TWENTY SEVENTH LA TOUCHE LEGACY SEMINAR

SECOND FESTIVAL OF HISTORY

 

“REFLECTIONS OF THE GREAT WAR AND EASTER RISING 1916”

25, 26 and 27 September 2015.

 

Excellent annual local conference,  not to be missed.

Talks by a leading international panel of speakers.

Details and booking below.

 

MAKE SENSE WITH CENTS FOR GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

Greystones Cancer Support is seeking your 1c and 2c coins.

They are going out of circulation anyway.

 

Get the jam jars out !!

Greystones Cancer Support will make good use of these small coins.

They will turn them into big work.

Collection boxes available around the town,  including Mrs. Mooney’s Shop.

 

GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 2015

Walkway along the South Beach at La Touche Road Car Park.

Each summer Sunday,  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Art and Photography make great special presents !!

 

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.

 

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

Two guides for 16 people.

Next walk,  20 September, 2015.

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.

 

Aerobic Swimming and Go 4 Life continue during the summer.

 

Normal activities resume 1 September 2015.

 

Visit to Castletown House & Gardens                            5 September

Celbridge,  Co. Kildare

Coach leaves Greystones Park & Ride;  10:30 a.m.

Cost,  to include admission to House,  €20.00.

 

Delgany Thursday Club                                                     3 September

Visit to June Blake’s Garden,  Tinode,  Blessington

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

Cost is €25.00.

 

Monthly Walk                                                                       3 September

Meet at Kilian House;  10:30 a.m.

  
3 September 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk                                      

Meet at Kilian House;  10:30 a.m.

 

Delgany Thursday Club Visit to June Blake’s Garden, Tinode,  Blessington

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

Cost is €25.00.

 

6 September 2015

Kilcoole Music Festival Coffee Morning & Cake Sale

Celebrating 60 Years !!

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Homemade cakes … guaranteed delicious and fresh !!

Plants            Gifts and Cards         Raffle

 

Tea and Coffee

Admission free.

All welcome,  drop down while out for your morning walk !!

 

Greystones Hockey Club Open Day

Temple Carrig School,  Blacklion;  10:00 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

 

Boys & Girls    Senior Infants,  First Class,  Second Class

Boys & Girls    Third and Fourth Class

Boys & Girls    Fifth and Sixth Class

 

U14 & U16 Boys & Girls                 Details to follow.

Adult Hockey,  Men & Women        No experience necessary, end September, 2015

                                                Fridays,  7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Full details from Steve,  087 7186983 or [email protected]

 

Luisne Centre for Spirituality Open Day

Luisne Centre for Spirituality,  Kilcoole;  11:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

€3.00 each or €10.00 per family.

 

Outdoor Café

Pony Rides with Trudder Stud

Course enrolment for all Luisne courses

Heritage Tours of the house

Mini sample therapies & treatments

Face Painting and children’s fun

Greystones Film Society with Kids Outdoor Movie

Live Music from a variety of local musicians

 

Come and meet Luisne tutors and therapists.

Learn what’s on offer during the year at Luisne.

All children must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Luisne 2015/2016 brochure now available in shops + cafes in Greystones + Kilcoole.

Pick up your copy today !!

 

www.luisne.ie,  [email protected],  086 0517575.

 

Monika’s BBQ

Glenview Hotel;  5:30 p.m.

Music by Tommy Green and Enda Kelly.

Great raffle prizes.

In aid of Monika,  longtime Polish resident here in our county.

Sponsored by Friends of Monika

Tickets €15;  details from Mary Doyle,  087 3745407.

 

10 September 2015

HOMELINK COFFEE MORNING IN GREYSTONES

The Burnaby Lounge,  Church Road;  10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

All welcome.

 

Are you 65 and living alone ??

Homelink organises minor repairs,  garden maintenance,  alarm pendants + other info.

Homelink can share other useful information and advice with you.

Details from 2014473 or [email protected]

 

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.

 

14 September 2015

Holyhead Wales Twinning Meeting

Greystones Municipal District,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m.

 

Meeting to continue the strong links that have been established with Holyhead.

Greystones needs groups and organisations to continue this twinning work.

Please consider if your group can help + come along to the meeting.

Good twinning will be good for Greystones.

Holyhead and Greystones have much in common.

 

Details and RSVP to [email protected]

 

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