Greystones notes October 19

Greystones

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

[email protected]

 

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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. 

 

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About Greystones on GCR.

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Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.

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

 

SUGARLOAF LIONS CLUB WINTER OUTING TO GALWAY

Annual outing takes place 10, 11 and 12 November, 2015.

Free raffles,  evening entertainment,  tour of Connemara.

Cost is €140 sharing,  €170 single;  Dinner/B&B.

Booking and details from Damian Kiernan,  086 4023151.

 

NATIONAL SCHOOL ENROLMENT FOR JUNIOR INFANTS 2016

St. Brigid’s National School

St. Laurence’s National School

St. Kevin’s National School

 

Enrolment takes place between 2 November and 13 November, 2015.

Application forms will be available in the three schools during that time.

Completed forms should be returned to school of choice by Friday,  13 November, 2015.

Forms should be accompanied by Birth and Baptismal Certificates.

PPS numbers are required for enrolment.

If the application is unsuccessful,  there is no facility to transfer it to any other school.

 

  1. PATRICK’S PARISH CHRISTMAS CRAFT MARKET

12 December, 201511:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

A wide range of wonderful crafts for special an unusual gifts.

Refreshments & light lunches available.

Free admission.  All welcome !!

 

Please spread the word to your crafty friends !!

Applications now available,  €30 per table.

Details from Joanne Douglas,  2010648 or [email protected]

 

GREYSTONES EDUCATE TOGETHER NATIONAL SCHOOL CRAFT FAIR

Fourth Annual Craft Fair takes place Sunday,  15 November,  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Applications for stall bookings now being taken.

Calling local crafters,  artisans and artists who wish to sell high quality handmade products.

Stall price is €30.

Please send name, email, product description, price range + three photos.

[email protected] by 2 October.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT 21ST SUPER DRAW

Tickets now on sale at Greystones Cancer Support.

And in shops around the town,  Kilcoole and Delgany.

Available next FridaySaturday + Sunday,  SuperValu Greystones 10 am to 8 pm.

Fabulous prizes !! 

Who will win the €1,000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree ??

€1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

iPad mini 2 from Mark Kinsella

Avoca Handweavers Voucher

Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from the Parkview Hotel

Fourball from Delgany Golf Club

South Beach Sunrise Photograph from Anna O’Rourke

Hand Knit Sweater of Your Choice from Delia Barry

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT 21ST SUPER DRAW

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 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.

Bingo on Tuesdays                                                                                        2:15 p.m.

 

Monthly Get Together                                                       30 October, 2015

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Guest Speaker will be Garda Sergeant John Glynn.

Topic is Home Safety.

 

South Pacific at the National Concert Hall                 14 November, 2015

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

Bus leaves Park & Ride 12:45 pm.

Cost is €33.
18 October 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Café Session:  Trad,  Folk ‘n Roots

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Donny,  Burt and friends.

Musicians welcome !!

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.

Admission free.

Advance purchase tickets from Vintage La Touche,  Emily House,  Trafalgar Road.

www.thehotspot.ie; [email protected]; 087 2917519.

 

20 October 2015

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  Church Road.

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Wonderful food and good cheer.

Suggested donation €5.00.

All profits go to local charities.

 

21 October 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 ??

 

DAG:T Disability Action Greystones:  Together

Greystones Family Resource Centre,  28 Burnaby Court;  7:30 p.m.

 

DAG:T has been awarded a Community Awards Grant from Wicklow County Council.

Meeting to discuss launch of the Greystones Gold Star Awards.

 

Please help to continue the good work.

All welcome to help with this wonderful initiative.

Please feel free to pay a visit on the night.

 

DAG:T is a local group in Greystones working towards Building an Inclusive Community.

Increasing accessibility to all that Greystones has to offer.

Bringing disabled people,  sick people,  elderly people together with non disabled people.

For all the fun DAG:T activities.

Disabilities include mobility,  hearing,  sight and neurological.

Details from 087 2992051.

 

22 October 2015

La Touche Wines Dinner

 

Greystones Toastmasters

Glenview Hotel,  Glen of the Downs;  8:00 p.m.

 

Learn the art of speaking in front of people.

Learn leadership skills.

Have fun in a friendly social environment.

Come along on the night,  no obligation.

 

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

 

Seamus Hayden,  Greystones:  Picturing the Past by Examining Its Images.

 

Seamus is a Greystones native and noted historian with extensive knowledge of Greystones.

This will prove to be an exceptional evening,  very informative and with fascinating detail.

Anyone interested in Greystones’ past is in for a real treat.

All welcome.

 

26 October 2015

October Bank Holiday

 

27 October 2015

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

 

28 October 2015

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Wonderful homemade soup and sandwiches,  cakes,  tea/coffee.

Suggested donation of €5.00 for local charities.

All welcome.

Why not arrange to meet your friends,  you can eat and meet at the same time !!

 

29 October 2015

Greystones Cancer Support Special Series for Bereaved Men

La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m.

 

Second of four special sessions.

Bereavement for men is a very difficult time.

Men grieve differently from women + have their own special needs.

 

This men only series will be facilitated by The Irish Hospice Foundation

Previous men only sessions have proved to be very helpful.

 

Please tell any man who has been bereaved by cancer that they are very welcome.

Details from 2871601 or [email protected]

 

La Touche Wines American Wine Dinner

Bochelli Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.

 

Please book early.

Numbers limited to 50 diners !!

Halloween Special Theme:  Cowboys & Indians !!

Fancy Dress.  Great Prizes !!

 

1 November 2015

Annual Blessing of the Graves Redford Cemetery

3:00 p.m.

Small bottles of Holy Water will be provided to assist in the personal blessing of graves.

 

3 November 2015

Presbyterian Church Soup & Sandwiches

Presbyterian Church Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Lovely home cooked food served in a warm and friendly atmosphere.

Donations for local charities.

All welcome.

 

4 November 2015

La Touche Wines California Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant,  Church Road;  7:45 p.m.

 

Guest speaker will be Dick Wallinford from Rutherford Ranch Winery California.

Mr. Wallinford will talk diners through a great selection of wine.

They great wines will be matched to the chef’s menu.

 

Expect a vivacious summer line-up.

Textured whites,  salivating aromatics and spicy savoury reds to top and tail the evening.

Rutherford Ranch Winery was Napa Winery of the Year 2013.

 

Cost is €60.00 per person.

Bookings from Bochelli’s Restaurant,  2873625, and La Touche Wines,  2873826.

Please book early as places are limited.

An evening not to be missed !!

 

5 November 2015

Greystones Cancer Support 21st Super Draw

Summerville’s of Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  Trafalgar Road.

7:30 a.m.

 

This is the famous Super Draw with its wonderful superb prizes.

First Prize is €1,000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly.

 

11 November 2015

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

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

 

Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or [email protected]

 

17 November 2015

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  Church Road.

12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Wonderful food and good cheer.

Suggested donation €5.00.

All profits go to local charities.

 

18 November 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 ??

 

19 November 2015

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

 

Colin Short,  A Wicklow Tour in 1852.

 

21 November 2015

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

A Taste of Christmas at La Touche Wines

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place;  2:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.

 

Come along during the day.

Raffle on throughout the evening with lots of prizes.

Up to 30 wines to try.

Plus a chance to win La Touche Christmas Mixed Case of Wine,  value €200.

 

Selection of Corporate Gifts Wine/Hampers/Glassware/Vouchers on display.

Tickets available from 28 October,  €10,  in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

A great day and evening in store.

 

Greystones Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:30 p.m.

 

Come along to this year’s wonderful turning on of our Christmas lights !!

There will be a market in the park with lots of great items.

Weather permitting,  there will be an outdoor screening of the famous film,  Frozen.

 

25 November 2015

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Wonderful homemade soup and sandwiches,  cakes,  tea/coffee.

Suggested donation of €5.00 for local charities.

All welcome.

Why not arrange to meet your friends,  you can eat and meet at the same time !!

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