Greystones notes December 14

Greystones

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

[email protected]

 

Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.

 

Yes,  Christmas is coming and no one does Christmas like the Irish.

Special young guests this week end will tell us all about their letters to Santa.

Ruth Handy will be along.

Ruth will have news about the big annual Cecil Beare Ecumenical Singing.

 

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

About Greystones on GCR.

Sundays,  10 am and 6 pm.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.

Now on podcast so you will never miss out !!

 

Listen to Garden County Radio on any WiFi connected device.

Hear Here at www.GardenCountyRadio.ie or download the app from TuneIn.

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

 

  1. PATRICK’S PARISH CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR: SATURDAY 12 DECEMBER

Temple Carrig School,  Blacklion, Greystones;  11:00 am to 5:00 pm.

Just under 100 stalls with huge range of superb craft items.

Perfect for Christmas gifts and for your own personal Christmas season.

No reason to go to Dundrum !!

 

EVER POPULAR ANNUAL CECIL BEARE ECUMENICAL CAROL SINGING !!

Yes, the group is back this year stronger than ever.

Please come along and join in this annual carol singing.

 

Please wrap up warmly,  bring gloves and a torch.

Children under 13 must be accompanied by an adult.

Details from Ruth Handy,  2875161.

 

The group will be meeting each evening at 7:30 pm at the following venues:

 

          Monday         14 December

          Fenton’s Fires on Church Road for Heathervue and Hillside.

 

          Tuesday        15 December

          Brady’s Home Care,  Victoria Road,  for the New Road area.

 

          Wednesday  16 December

          Fenton’s Fires on Church Road for Hillside Road,  the Burnaby and Woodlands.

 

          Thursday      17 December

          Grattan Park,  near Donnybrook Fair,  for Grattan Park and Kindlestown Park.

 

          Monday         21 December

          Applewood Heights at the Blacklion Pet Hospital for Applewood Heights + Oaklands.

 

          Tuesday        22 December

          Top of Rathdown Park for Rathdown Park and Redford Park.

 

          Wednesday  23 December

          Far entrance of Burnaby Park for Burnaby Park and Manor Avenue area.

 

 

WE TURNED TEARS INTO LAUGHTER

New book published to great acclaim.

Fifteen Members of Greystones Cancer Support document their cancer journeys.

 

Fascinating,  easy to read accounts,  very well written,  all by local people.

Inspiring stories also give an insight to growing up in Greystones.

Book makes an excellent Christmas present.

 

Price is €12,  available at St. Patrick’s Parish Christmas Craft Market and:

 

Greystones Cancer Support  Village Bookshop      Des Doyle Butchers

Kilcoole Pharmacy              Kilcoole PO              Ann Duffy Florists NTMK

 

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT CHRISTMAS CARDS NOW ON SALE

Just in time for posting abroad !!

New design colourful cards,  presentation pack of 10,  5 designs,  2 of each design.

Cost is €10 per pack;  two packs for €15.

 

Brighten up your Christmas this year !!

Available at Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601 and Facebook.

Available also at St. Patrick’s Parish Christmas Craft Market.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL FREE TEXT ALERT SERVICE

Now you can receive relevant and timely information from WCC.

Information will include severe weather,  emergency road works and closures.

Flooding and planned water disruptions.

 

You can sign up for this alert service at Wicklow.ie.

It is easy to do and only takes a few minutes.

Information is sent out based on your Municipal District.

Stay informed and keep up to date on Greystones Municipal District !!

 

DRAFT COUNTY WICKLOW DEVELOPMENT PLAN 2016 TO 2022

Draft plan can now be seen at County Buildings Wicklow.

Also online at Wicklow.ie.

This is the plan that will determine how Co. Wicklow will be developed and planned.

Have a look so that you can see for yourself what is coming in the future.

Submissions may be made until 19 February 2016.

 

DRAFT ELECTORAL REGISTER NOW AVAILABLE

Please check the draft register to make sure your entry is correct.

Even if your details were correct previously,  please check this register to confirm.

You can do this online at Wicklow.ie.

Final register will be published in February 2016.

Remember … there is an election coming up !!

You cannot vote if you are not on the register !!

 

FREE TWO HOURS GREYSTONES PARKING ON SATURDAYS BEFORE CHRISTMAS

Yes … you can have two hours free parking.

This will certainly help you to shop local and support your community.

Remember that the usual Road Traffic Act offences apply.

You are still not allowed to park on double yellow lines or in a loading zone !!

 

 

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.

 

 

11 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Ben Reel Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Ben Reel has gone from strength to strength since his 1999 debut.

He  has released seven albums and received critical acclaim from radio + press.

Ben’s music has influences from rock,  soul, blues,  folk/Americana, country + reggae.

He has had numerous high profile TV and radio appearances.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission,  €8/€10.

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

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

 

12 December 2015

St. Patrick’s Parish Christmas Craft Fair

Main Hall,  Temple Carrig School;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Wide range of wonderful crafts for special and unusual gifts.

Refreshments and light lunches available.

 

Free admission !!  All welcome !!

Details from Joanne,  2010648;  [email protected]

 

13 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Sunday Café:  Urban Mojo Blues Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

The Urbs are influenced by Chicago blues styles,  rock and funk.

They perform a blend of grooving blues music.

Moje pays homage to the original Chicago blues pioneers.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.

Admission free but donations would be nice.

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

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

 

15 December 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.

Last Soup and Sandwiches of 2015 + last Soup and Sandwiches before Christmas !!

 

18 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Tir na nOg

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Tir na nOg have been described at Alt Folk,  Prog Folk,  Psych Folk and even Space Folk !!

But Leo O’Kelly and Sonny Condell,  who form the duo,  transcend all these categories.

They are two of the most original and influential Irish songwriters and performers ever.

Support on the night from members of Old Hannah.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission,  €10/€12.

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

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

 

19 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Dublin City Rounders

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Brothers Rohan + Al Healy bring their exciting and unique brand to Greystones for first time.

Old Timey,  Vaudeville and Western Swing.

Good,  solid old time music.

Dublin City Rounders have played all across Ireland and the UK.

Now they come to us !!

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.

Admission,  €7/€9.

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

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

 

20 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Sunday Café:  Proteus Jazz Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Proteus are a jazz band,  saxes,  piano,  guitar,  bass,  drums.

Wide range of popular music plus bossa nova era.

Aran McMahon on vocals will be along for an evening of excellent jazz tunes and songs !!

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.

Admission free but donations appreciated !!

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

 

25 December 2015

Christmas Day

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