Greystones local notes week September 12th

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.

 

HATS AHOY !! FOR THE CAROLINE FOUNDATION

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD CHALLENGE FOR MOST DECORATED HATS !!

TODAY SUNDAY 11 SEPTEMBER IS THE DAY TO COME ALONG AND HELP !!

Help cancer research !!  In memory of Caroline Dwyer Hickey,  local young Greystonian.

Registration couldn’t be easier !!  Full details below.

 

LUISNE FUN AND FAMILY DAY TODAY SUNDAY

Details below.

 

IRELAND’S BIGGEST COFFEE MORNING IN AID OF WICKLOW HOSPICE

THIS COMING THURSDAY 15 SEPTEMBER AT GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

Details below.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 28 August 2016.

 

          Greystones North                               Registration plates stolen from vehicle.

            Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

 

            Greystones South                               Sunglasses + handbag stolen from parked vehicles.

                                                                        One bicycle stolen from bicycle rack.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary from house,  2.30 pm.

                                                          Window damaged.

                                                          Second burglary at front door.  Description

                                                          of male:  grey jumper with zip and jeans,

                                                          tanned skin,  20s,  step in his hair.

                                                          Theft from a construction site.

Two thefts from vehicles:  watch + car jack.

            Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

 

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

 

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

 

Garda Confidential Number                      1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station                        6665800

EPA Noise Pollution                                1890 202021

Crimestoppers                                                1800 250 025

Drugs.ie                                               8360911

Traffic Watch                                        1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                         0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                            1850 211 407

 

 

THE PARENTING TEENAGERS COURSE

STARTS MONDAY 26 SEPTEMBER FOR FIVE MONDAYS

Important and helpful course now in Greystones.

If you have teens,  this is the course for you.

Further information below.

Full details from Cassells Morell,  086 2342828.

 

GREYSTONES DEMENIA FRIENDS ARE NOW BACK AFTER THE SUMMER BREAK !!

This very special group meets every Friday morning,  Burnaby Lounge, 11:00 a.m.

Greystones Dementia Friends is a local group for those caring for someone with dementia.

 

These weekly carers sessions are very important and helpful.

If you are caring for someone with dementia,  you are most welcome to come along.

You will be given a warm welcome and you will be among friends.

 

NEW FREE STOP SMOKING COURSE AT GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

Unfortunately,  Stop Smoking Course had to be postponed.

Greystones Cancer Support will circulate details of new start date.

 

CULTURE NIGHT WILL BE HELD FRIDAY,  16 SEPTEMBER 2016

Great events being held.

Details in dateline below.

 

GREYSTONES CAMERA CLUB ANNUAL EXHIBITION

13 to 17 September, 2016.

Details below.

 

LA TOUCHE LEGACY & THIRD FESTIVAL OF HISTORY IN GREYSTONES

23  to 25 September, 2016.

Superb line up of speakers and events.

Details below.  Bookings now being taken:  2876694 and 2875678.

 

SAVE CARRAIG EDEN FUNDRAISING APPEAL NOW ONGOING

Carraig Eden Foundation needs your help.

Fundraising appeal has now been launched.

 

Strong appeal to all in Greystones to keep Carraig Eden.

Don’t allow it to get sold for development.

 

Enough is enough.  Make a stand.

Help keep its important work going for another 100 years + beyond.

It’s now up to all of us in the town to help make appeal a success.

 

More details and info from Greystones Guide.ie and Carraig Eden Foundation.com.

You can watch the video and see the good work for yourself.

 

 

 

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.

 

All GARA activities will resume w/c 5 September 2016.

Aqua Aerobics and Active 55 will continue during the Summer months.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

Day Trip to Dublin Zoo                                                      14 September

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Car Park 10:30 a.m.

Cost is €25.00.

 

Summer Holiday 2017:  Cruise for 11 Days to France, Spain & Portugal

Deposit of €250.00 to be paid no later than Tuesday,  27 September, 2017.

Further information and details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

 

 

11 September 2016

HATS AHOY !! FOR THE CAROLINE FOUNDATION

GUINNESS WORLD RECORD CHALLENGE

DECORATED HAT COMPETITION (NAUTICAL THEME)

Greystones Harbour Marina,  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Help cancer research !!

 

Join the attempt for a Guinness World Record for Most Entries for Decorated Hats !!

Donation:  €10 per entry;  Family Donation:  €25.

 

No participant may submit more than one entry or be counted twice.

Competition entries can be made remotely or in person.

This will be a great day out for all to come along,  have fun and help a good cause !!

 

Volunteer Team Leaders needed to collect 10 hats in total.

Details from [email protected]

 

LUISNE FUN AND FAMILY DAY

Located on the right as you enter Kilcoole from Greystones direction.

12:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Come along to this vibrant centre and visit an 18th century house.

Main walled garden and participate in a host of activities for all ages.

 

Pony Rides     Teddy bear and doll hospital          Demonstrations in Meditation Room

Treatments    Therapies                                   Music all day,  including Aran McMahon

Moving Skirts Arts & Crafts                               Tours of house + secret garden

Lunches        Heritage                                     History

 

A wonderful afternoon in a wonderful place for all.

 

13 to 17 September, 2016.

GREYSTONES CAMERA CLUB ANNUAL EXHIBITION

Hillside Evangelical Church,  Hillside Road;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. each day.

 

Fabulous photographs beautifully presented.

This annual exhibition is an event not to be missed !!

 

14 September 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association Day Trip to Dublin Zoo                     

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Car Park 10:30 a.m.

Cost is €25.00.

 

15 September 2016

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Aid of Wicklow Hospice Foundation

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place.

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Come along for tea/coffee,  biscuits and warm welcome.

All in aid of a good cause.

Details from 2871601 or [email protected].

 

16 September 2016

Culture Night in Greystones

Theatre Lane has three floors of big celebrations.

Guest of Honour:  Mrs. Bridie Mooney.

Music from Elliot and Dylan Crampton.

Spit roast from Andrew Holmes.

Junior Art Camp in Mini Theatre.

Treats To You & The Happy Pear.

Wide variety of artists.

Healing Room.

Dance in the Main Studio., 

 

At other venues:  Samba Drumming Workshop,  Flash Mob Dance for Kids,

Evening talk with author Anna McPartlin,  Greystones Orchestra,  Greystones Art Group,

Mood Swings,  Outdoor Cinema at the Cove:  Jaws.

 

Full details on Facebook:  Wicklow Culture Night and Twitter:  @artsoffice.

 

18 September 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Harbourside Session

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Friendly and welcoming session for players and listeners.

New musicians welcome to join.

Folk,  Trad,  Blues  ….

Hosted by Donnie and Burt.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.                           

Admission free.

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

 

20 September 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

23, 24, 25 September 2016

La Touche Legacy & Festival of History

Greystones Golf Club

 

Friday,  23 September     15:35  Official Opening

                                                Introduction of Exhibition by St. Laurence’s NS

 

                                      16.15  Introduction to Genealogy

                                                Ms. Catherine Wright

 

                                      16.45  Emmet Dalton

Somme Soldier,  Irish General, Film Pioneer

Mr. Sean Boyne

 

                                      17.15  Full and Equal Citizenship ??

                                                Women and the Irish Free State:  1922 to 1937

                                                Dr. Mary McAuliffe

 

Saturday,  24 September 10.00  Arthur Griffith

                                                Dr. Owen McGee

 

                                      10.45  Coffee

 

                                      11.00  Michael Collins and the strange circumstances of

                                                Eamon DeValera’s arrest in Greystones station on

                                                17 May, 1918.

                                                Prof. Ronan Fanning

 

                                      11.45  The Face of Ireland:  Hazel,  Lady Lavery

                                                Ms. Sinead McCoole

 

                                      12.30  Lunch

 

                                      20.00  Dinner with Guest Speaker

 

Sunday,  25 September   11.00  The 18th century headstones of Co. Wicklow

                                                Mr. Chris Corlett

                                      12.00  Close 

 

Week end Lecture tickets                                 €30    

Week end tickets for all events,  including dinner   €50    

Tickets available from 2876694,  2875678 or [email protected].

 

23 September 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Kíla:  The Real Deal

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Don’t forget that Kíla got its start right here in Greystones !!

Headlining Siamsa Fhéile Pádraig back in the day !!

 

They are back again in Greystones with sounds better than ever.

If you want real,  authentic Irish music,  then this event is for you.

 

Featuring Rónan Ó Snodaigh,  Rossa Ó Snodaigh,  Colm Ó Snodaigh,  Seanan Brennan.

Brian Hogan,  Dee Armstrong,  and Greystones’ own Eoin Dillon.

 

Wide range of musical instruments and musical sounds.

Traditional Irish music at its very best … a night not to be missed.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m.                           

Tickets €15*/€18/€20.

First 15 Tickets are €15 !!

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  [email protected]

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

25 September 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Proteus Jazz Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Proteus are a popular jazz band with a wide range of instruments.

And an excellent repertoire.

Talented local Aran McMahon on vocals.

Join Proteus for an evening of excellent jazz tunes and songs.

 

What better way to spend a Sunday Harbourside afternoon ??

You won’t be disappointed !!

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m.                           

Admission free.  Donations appreciated.

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

 

26 September 2016

THE PARENTING TEENAGERS COURSE

Hilliside Church,  Hillside Road;  7:45 p.m. to 9:45 p.m.

 

For those parenting 6th Class to 6th Year.

For five Monday evenings.

 

Sessions will cover:

          Keeping the End in Mind

          Meeting our Teenagers’ Needs

          Setting Boundaries

          Developing Emotional Health

          Helping Them Make Good Choices.

 

If you have teens,  this important and helpful course is for you.

Cost for the five week course is €15.

 

All are welcome.

Registration at [email protected].

Full details and information,  please feel free to ring Cassells Morell,  086 2342828.

 

27 September 2016

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

28 September 2016

Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches

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

 

Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches.

Followed by tea/coffee and cake.

Suggested donation,  €5.00.

All proceeds go to local charities.

Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat.

 

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 ??

 

29 September 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place;  10:30 a.m.

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