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Greystones notes week August 7th

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Greystones notes week August 7th

Greystones notes week August 7th

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

[email protected].

 

CAR SHARING GO CAR COMPANY ARRIVES IN GREYSTONES !!

PILOT SCHEME LAUNCHED WITH GREYSTONES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT.

IDEAL FOR PEOPLE WHO ONLY NEED OCCASIONAL ACCESS TO A CAR.

BOOK ONLINE OR VIA APP,  UNLOCK WITH GOCARD OR PHONE.

KEYS ARE IN THE CAR WITH FUEL, INSURANCE AND CITY PARKING INCLUDED.

DETAILS FROM WWW.GOCAR.IE.

 

Go Car Photo                       

 

 

NEW PARKING BYE LAWS WILL BEGIN MONDAY,  28 AUGUST 2017.

THERE WILL BE NEW START TIME EACH MORNING FOR CHARGING PERIOD.

CHARGING PERIOD WILL NOW BE MONDAY TO SATURDAY,  10 AM TO 6 PM.

 

THERE WILL BE A GRACE PERIOD OF 15 MINUTES.

GRACE PERIOD IS ON COMMENCEMENT OF PARKING IN ALL AREAS.

GRACE PERIOD WILL ALLOW TIME TO PURCHASE PARKING TICKETS.

AND ACCOMMODATE QUICK STOPS AT LOCAL SHOPS AND SCHOOL DROP OFFS.

GRACE PERIOD BEGINS WHEN WARDENS FIRST OBSERVE LEGALLY PARKED CAR.

 

IMPORTANT !!  THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD WHEN TICKET TIME EXPIRES !!

OR WHEN PREPAID TIME PURCHASED BY PHONE EXPIRES.

WHEN YOUR TIME IS UP … YOUR TIME IS UP !!

 

GRACE PERIOD DOES NOT APPLY TO ILLEGAL PARKING.

THAT IS,  PARKING ON DOUBLE YELLOW LINES OR FOOTPATHS.

OR IN A LOADING BAY IF NOT A COMMERCIAL VEHICLE.

 

ILLEGAL PARKING ALWAYS WARRANTS A FINE, 

IRRESPECTIVE OF WHETHER OR NOT YOU HAVE TICKET !!

 

                                  

Parking Meter 

 

 

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES START 5 SEPTEMBER

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm,  for six classes.

 

Programme is evidenced based to be effective at preventing falls.

Programme is easy,  enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn.

 

Also good for everyone to improve health and wellness.

Improved balance significantly reduces rate of fall.

Also improves relaxation,  vitality,  posture and immunity.

 

Details from Marilyn O’Connor,  086 8441359.

Cost is €60 for six classes.

 

Tai Chi 

GREYSTONES LIBRARY SUMMER READING CHALLENGE FOR CHILDREN !!

The Challenge is a national initiative and is completely free of charge.

But children need to be members of the library in order to take books out.

 

Challenge is open now and children receive a reading card when they join.

They use the card to keep track of their progress.

The Challenge is to read eight books this summer !!

 

A range of prizes is available for different milestones along the way:

Bookmarks to bags to pencils to wristbands.

At the end of the Challenge,  children receive a Certificate with their name on it.

 

Children and families also have access to fun reading activities:

Summer Stars Website;  www.summerstars.ie.

Site has lots of online activities as well as a range of animated books.

Lots of tips and advice,  discussion boards and interviews with well known people.

 

Challenge is a fantastic way of encouraging children to keep reading during the Summer.

Children can join the Challenge at anytime.

 

Greystones Library

 

GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION GRAPE EACH SUNDAY !!

Greystones Harbour Marina.

Each Summer Sunday until the end of August;  11 am to 5.30 pm.

 

Come along and see a wide variety of excellent photography and artwork.

What a way to spend a summer afternoon !!

 

 

GRAPE Landscape 2016 

 

WICKLOW GARDENS FESTIVAL CONTINUES

Wide range of beautiful private local gardens will be open to the public this season.

A wonderful opportunity for all those who love gardening and gardening design.

 

Don’t be disappointed,  check the dates and times and availability of viewing.

A wonderful day out for Greystones people and visitors alike.

 

Full details of gardens and opening times at www.visitwicklow.ie/private-gardens.

 

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WHIST EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING ST. KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE 8 PM.

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOCIATION

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.


 8 August 2017

Open Air Production of Macbeth

Temple Carrig School,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

 

Arclight Theatre Company’s Open Air Production is an evening not-to-be-missed.

Tickets,  €5,  payable at the door.

All proceeds to Gavin Glynn Foundation.

In case of rain,  play will take place in the school hall.

 

Macbeth 2017

 

12 August 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Annual Bus Tour

Bus will leave Greystones Railway Station at 9:00 a.m.

Stopping at Killruddery Gates at 9:15 a.m.

 

Tour will visit Birr Castle and Gardens.

BBQ Lunch at Giltraps Pub Kinnitty and visit new Glamping Site at Kinnity.

Guided Tour by Margaret Hogan,  local historian of Birr Town.

 

Cost is €35 for Members;  €45 for Non Members.

Early booking is suggested with George Jones,  2875678 or [email protected].

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  5 Rhythms SYP & DJ Night w/Sherron St. Clair

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Freddie White has long been synonymous with music of highest quality.

He has been part of the fabric of live music scene in Ireland since 1970s.

Whether interpreting others’ songs or his own,  his performances are legendary.

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €15/Concessions €10.

 

8:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.:      Rhythms Sweat Your Prayer Session

9:30 p.m. till late:               DJ session.

 

Sweat Your Prayers is an open and permissive dance space to practice 5 Rhythms.

Flowing,  staccato,  chaos,  lyrical & stillness.

NO teaching here.

Followed by DJ set.

 

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.

www.thehotspot.ie.

                     

Sherron-3 

13 August 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Freddie White

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Freddie White has long been synonymous with music of highest quality.

He has been part of the fabric of live music scene in Ireland since 1970s.

Whether interpreting others’ songs or his own,  his performances are legendary.

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €16/€18.

 

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.

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

Freddie White 6985                               

 

 

19-27 August 2017

Heritage Week

 

21 August 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Meeting

Bray Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.

 

Guest Speaker will be HE Michael Collins,  Irish Ambassador to Federal Republic Germany.

Michael has had a very distinguished career.

Including a very important role as Ambassador to the United States.

During the on-going talks concerning a settlement in Northern Ireland.

 

26 August 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

25/26 August 2017

Greystones Sailing Club:   Taste of Greystones Cruiser Regatta

Greystones Sailing Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Approximately 100 boats are expected to come again this year.

Feeder races finishing from many east coast clubs on the Saturday.

Weekend sponsored by BJ Marine.

 

 

Greystones Sailing Club

 

13 September 2017

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 September 2017

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Aid of Wicklow Hospice

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

20 September 2017

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].

 

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.

 

27 September 2017

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.

 

27 September 2017

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 ??

 

28 September 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch

 

29/30 September 2017

La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History

Creating a New State

Greystones Golf Club

 

Friday           4:00 p.m.      Opening and Exhibition

 

                   4:15 p.m.      Manufacturing Consensus

                                                Polite Society,  Policy and the Irish Convention

                                                Dr. Conor Mulvagh,  UCD

 

                   4:45 p.m.      Making a Reality of Independence

                                                The First Free State Governments

                                                Professor Maurice Manning,  UCD

 

                   5:15 p.m.      The Quiet Corner Back

                                                Protestant Engagement with the GAA

                                                Dr. Ida Milne,  NUI Maynooth

 

Saturday        10:00 a.m.     Cumann na nGaedheal and the Legacy of Revolution

                                                Dr. Mel Farrell,  NUI Maynooth

 

                   11:00 a.m.     Macardle,  Historian of the Irish Revolution

                                      Dr. Leeann Lane,  DCU

 

                   11:45 a.m.     Glendalough:  An Age Old Attraction

                                                Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

                                      Ms. Joan Kavanagh

 

                     8:00 p.m.    Seminar Dinner

                                                Dr. Martin Mansergh,  Guest Speaker

 

3 October 2017

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 !!

 

11 October 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones.

 

          8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply.

 

          8:30 p.m.      “Wild Flowers of Ireland”

                             Chloe Devlin,  Author and Botanist.

 

25 October 2017

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.

 

4 November 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Gala Event @Theatre Lane

Special gala event in the newly refurbished Theatre Lane.

Special guest of the evening will be Rebecca Storm !!

Full details of this wonderful evening to follow.

 

29 November 2017

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.

 

9 December 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Christmas Lunch

Druids Glen at 12:30 p.m.

 


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