Greystones notes December 6

Greystones

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,[email protected]

 

Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.

 

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.

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.

 

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:

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.

Available at Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601 and Facebook.

 

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 !!

 

AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA WINTER BURGLARY PREVENTION

OPERATION THOR

In Winter,  burglaries increase by 25%.

Over 40% burglaries in winter occur between 5:00 p.m. and 11:00 p.m.

In 20% of burglaries,  entry is through an unsecured door or window.

Protect your home this winter.

Whether at home or going out,  turn on some lights and use timer switches.

Lock all doors and windows.

Use an alarm even when you are in the house.

Don’t keep large amounts of cash or jewellery in the house.

Store keys safely and away from windows and letterboxes.

Crime prevention information available at garda.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.

Bingo on Tuesdays                                                                                        2:15 p.m.

 

 

Christmas Lunch                                                                            10 December, 2015

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Music by Liam Garrett

Tickets now available at €25 each.

 

 

 

 

 

5/6 December 2015

St. David’s 2015 Christmas Craft Fair

St. David’s Secondary School;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Family festive fun with over 70 craft stalls on the lovely Greystones Seafront.

Christmas trinkets,  Decorations,  Giftware and Season Foods.

Plus Santa’s Grotto.

 

All welcome.

Details at [email protected].

 

6 December 2015

Hot Spot Music Club:  Puttin’ on the Ritz:  Pop Up Vintage Fair

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Unique stalls include:

French style antiques          vintage for the gentleman              antique coins

Military medals                   glamorous vintage evening dresses furs + accessories

Crafted one off vintage style headpieces and cloche hats.

Unusual up-cycled and handmade items for sale:  patchwork pouffes,  handwoven rugs.

 

Entertainment includes Zoryanny Belly Dancers,  Aran McMahan and her group singing jazz tunes,  and the Honey Drops !!  Hot Spot Ukes will also be there.

 

Tea and cakes or something stronger if you like.

Full bar and barista service all afternoon.

Come along for an afternoon of fun !!

 

Doors open,  12:00 p.m. noon until 6:00 p.m.

Admission free !!

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

 

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant,  Church Road,  Greystones;  6:30 p.m.

 

BOOKED OUT !!

 

A great evening to look forward to !!

Get the babysitters:  Mum & Dad’s Night Out !!

 

Christmas Wine Dinner with Guest Speaker John Wilson,  Irish Times Wine Correspondent.

Price,  €60 per person.

An evening not to be missed !!

Bookings at 2873625 and 2873826. 

Places are limited !!  Please book early !!

 

8 December 2015

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

Agenda items include:

          Report on Greystones Harbour development

          Report from Greystones Municipal District engineer.

          Motion to write letter of complaint regarding timetable for 2016.

          Motion to initiate moves to get a good quality hotel to Greystones.

 

9 December 2015

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Christmas Get Together

1:00 p.m.

 

Special event 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 ??

 

10 December 2015

Greystones Active Retirement Association Christmas Lunch                                15

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy

1:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Music by Liam Garrett

Tickets now available at €25 each.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Busk for Five Loaves (Wicklow Homeless)

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Five Loaves is a drop in centre in Bray assisting the homeless and marginalised.

They provide hot meals,  support services,  tents,  sleeping bags,  food support,  housing.

 

Come along and enjoy tonight’s music and support this great service !!

It will be a great night !!

 

Doors open,  8:30 p.m.

Admission,  €5.00,  but please give more if you can.

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

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

 

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 !!

 

25 December 2015

Christmas Day

 

26 December 2015

St. Stephens Day

 

28 December 2015

Bank Holiday

 

27 January 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 ??

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