Greystones notes week November 7th

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.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW

Big thank you to all who helped with this year’s very successful draw.

Greystones Cancer Support is now able to continue its work !!

 

TEAM HOPE CHRISTMAS SHOE BOX APPEAL NOW ON

Closing date is 11 November, 2016.

You can help by wrapping a shoebox and filling with it with small items for children.

 

Full details on what to do and what to give and where to go are on Facebook.

Marian Hughes, North Wicklow Co-Ordinator,  087 8888646.

 

Please help make this year’s campaign a success once again !!

 

  1. BRIDID’S NATIONAL SCHOOL
  2. KEVIN’S NATIONAL SCHOOL
  3. LAURENCE’S NATIIONAL SCHOOL

Enrolment for Junior Infants,  September, 2017,  taking place until 18 November, 2016.

Application forms are available from each of the schools.

Completed forms should be returned with Birth and Baptismal certificate to school choice.

Please note that PPS Numbers are required for enrolment.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 16 October 2016.

 

          Greystones North                               Theft from vehicle,  sunglasses stolen.

Theft from shop,  1-3 females involved.

Silver Ford Focus used.

Bottle smashed + fireworks caused damage.

            Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

 

            Greystones South                               No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary x 3 Delgany.

                                                                        Entry through rear premises,  cash stolen.

                                                                        Burglary x 2 Charlesland.

                                                                        Entry through front of premises.

                                                                        Vehicle broken into in scenic spot.

            Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary,  rear window forced, cash stolen.

                                                                        Anti social behaviour.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

 

Special Reminder.

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday morning,  11:15 am.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

 

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

 

WICKLOW GARDA YOUTHS AWARDS APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

If you know of any youth,  age 12 to 21 years of age,  who,  by their presence has contributed positively to their community,  please take the moment to get in touch and nominated those young people on the nomination forms.

 

Categories of Awards include:

          Individual Award

          For a young person who,  by their presence,  has made their community a better place.

 

          Group Award

          For two or more young people with combined efforts.

Whose efforts have contributed positively to their communities or to others in general.

 

Special Achievement Award

For a child who has defied the odds to overcome difficulties during their lives.

 

Details and applications from Community Gardai,  6665800.

 

COUNTY WICKLOW ROAD TRAFFIC SPECIAL SPEED LIMIT BYE LAWS 2017

Draft Speed Limit Bye Laws now available for inspection.

Greystones Municipal District,  Mill Road;  Monday to Friday9 am to 5 pm.

Objections or submissions may be made in writing.

Adminstrative Officer,  Transport and Roads,  Wicklow or [email protected].

Deadline is Friday,  25 November, 2016 @12 pm.

Have a look at maps so that you don’t miss out on something important to you !!

 

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.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                             8:00 p.m.

 

R&R Musical Society:  Fiddler on the Roof                              12 November

National Concert Hall

Cost is €35 to include ticket and bus.

Bus leaves 12:30 p.m.

Booking and monies are due now.

 

Christmas Shopping Outing to Rathwood,  Co. Carlow        16 November

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @10 am.

Cost,  €20.  Places limited.

 

Christmas Floral Arrangement Talk & Demonstration         25 November

Monthly Get Together;  10.30 am.

 

Christmas Lunch at Parkview Hotel NTMK                             15 December

1:30 pm;  Tickets,  €25.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

4 November 2016

SOBE Open Day

South Beach Pavilion @Charlesland Golf Club;  10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Why not drop in for a browse around and coffee in Pavilion Café.

 

Try some of these exciting demo classes:

 

          Yoga            Pilates           Fitness

          Talks on Parenting,  Natural Facelift,   Mindfulness

 

Great prizes:  Fourball Golf,  vouchers for Facials,  Massage,  Yoga and Pilates.

 

Join East Coast FM’s Tommy Greene live for his 12 Noon radio programme.

 

Delicious lunch served in Pavilion Café.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Jack O’Rourke

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Jack O’Rourke is an insightful lyricist and powerful live performer.

He is a growing national profile with TV and radio appearances and critical acclaim.

His song Silence was chosen to soundtrack the Amnesty YES Campaign.

Jack is determined to find his own voice and is now famous for its unique qualities.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €8/€10.

 

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]

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

6 November 2016

Redford Cemetery Blessing of the Graves

Redford Cemetery;  3:00 p.m.

 

The Redford Cemetery Committee will provide small filled water bottles.

These will assist in the personal blessing of the graves.

Bottles will be available in the cemetery on Sunday.

Annual Churgh Gate & Cemetery collection will also take place.

 

HOLY ROSARY PARISH SOCIAL, HOBBY AND CRAFT AFTERNOON

Today and each First Sunday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Come along and join in this new free initiative.

Share a skill,  pick up a hobby or simply find a friend.

 

Whatever your interest,  you are welcome to come along and join in.

18 years and over.

 

Refreshments available at €1.50.

Full details from www.GreystonesParish.ie.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Soul Revival

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

New eight piece Soul Revival brings you well loved R&B classics.

Legendary Stax and Motown labels.

Wayne Richardson on vocals and three piece horn section.

Don’t miss this one !!

 

Doors open,  5:00 p.m. 

This is a Pass the Hat Gig.  Donations welcome. 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]

 

10 November 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Syria Vibes Table Quiz

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour;  7:30 p.m.

Tables of Four,  €40.

 

Supporting medical and ambulance services in Syria.

And helping as many lives as possible.

To unite the world in solidarity for the victims of the Syrian Civil War.

 

Details from Cillian Duffy or Aisling Leonard,  086 0662528.

Donations and details on Facebook.

 

11 November 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Frankie Lane & Paul Kelly:  Fleadh Cowboys

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Frankie Lane and Paul Kelly have been firmly established on Irish music scene since 1980s.

They were members of legendary Fleadh Cowboys,  famous country rock band.

Frankie and Paul have long since joined forces and have been playing + recording.

Their live performances are often sublime,  sometimes bizarre,  always totally entertaining !!

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €12/€14.

 

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]

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

12 November 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society:  Fiddler on the Roof                                 

National Concert Hall

Cost is €35 to include ticket and bus.

Bus leaves 12:30 p.m.

 

13 November 2016

Greystones Educate Together Fifth Annual Craft Fair

Educate Together National School,  behind Lidl;  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

This superb craft fair of all craft fairs is back again.

A not to be missed event !!

You will be impressed with the quality of the craft items.

 

Local handcrafted toys                  Fashion                   Jewellery

Home Décor                               Beauty Products       Fine Art

Artisan Food

 

Much,  much more !!

Unique gifts for everyone !!

Free entry !!

See you there !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Seafoam Green

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Seafoam Green is a Psych/Folk outfit fronted by Dublin born songwriter,  Dave O’Grady.

He had spent the last 15 years honing his craft as a songwriter with solo tours.

Now comes his first offering of songs.

Produced by Rich Robinson,  after a chance meeting in Nashville in 2011.

The pair penned a number of songs in the hills of Topanga,  California.

From that,  we now have the debut Seafoam Green album,  recently released.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m. 

Pass the hat !!

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie[email protected]

 

15 November 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.

 

16 November

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Christmas Shopping Outing to Rathwood,  Co. Carlow       

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @10 am.

Cost,  €20.  Places limited.

 

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 2016

Friends of Merlin Flower Arranging for All Occasions

Kilcoole Community Centre,  Kilcoole;  8:00 p.m.

 

Flower arranger,  Sheila Cleary,  will present a wonderful evening.

Flower arranging demonstration and expert advice.

Tips & ideas for stunning floral arrangements for all occasions.

 

Tickets are €10,  available on the night at the door.

Refreshments will be served.

An evening not to be missed !!

 

18 November 2016

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

SOBE South Beach Pavilion @Charlesland Golf Club

4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

A selection of over 100 wines to taste.

Exclusive Christmas offers.

Plenty of ideas for Christmas gifts.

Corporate gifts to suit all budgets.

Gift wine boxes,hampers/glassware and decanters.

 

Wine Fair Tickets,  €15.

Tickets available at La Touche Wines,  2873826 or [email protected]

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support and RNLI Lifeboats.

 

23 November 2016

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]

The Autumn sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

25 November 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Christmas Floral Arrangement Talk & Demonstration        

Monthly Get Together;  10.30 am.

 

26 November 2016

Greystones Municipal District Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:00 p.m.

 

Carol singing and a short Ecumenical Service followed by visit from Santa.

 

27 November 2016

Santa Claus Comes to The Boat Yard Greystones Harbour

12:00 p.m.

 

30 November 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 ??

 

3 December 2016

Irish German Society of Co. Wicklow Christmas Lunch

Druids Glen Golf Club;  12:30 p.m.

 

Event will include a traditional Christmas Lunch.

Entertainment by Credo Vocal Ensemble from Co. Meath.

Also additional entertainment from the Members !!

A big turnout is expected and you won’t be disappointed !!

 

Members,  €25;  Non Members, €35.

 

Full details from George Jones,  2875678,  [email protected].

 

Unity Gospel Choir with Director Dr. Neville Cox

Hillside Evangelical Church,  8:00 p.m.

In aid of Tiglin.

 

TCI Life Beyond Addiction

Providing effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solutions.

To life-controlling drug and alcohol problems.

For men and women at the centre in Tiglin, Ashford,  Co. Wicklow.

 

Tickets,  €15 for adults;  €5 for children,  €13 for Concessions.

To include tea/coffee/biscuits during the interval.

 

Details from Mervyn Storey,  087 7632924[email protected].

Tiglin,  0404 40010www.tiglin.ie.

 

6 December 2016

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

 

7 December 2016

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]

 

14 December 2016

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]

The Autumn sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

 

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

15 December 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Christmas Lunch at Parkview Hotel NTMK                            

1:30 pm;  Tickets,  €25.

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