Greystones notes week September 4th

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.

 

CANCER WEEK IRELAND:  25 SEPTEMBER TO 1 OCTOBER 2017

Get Cancer Week Ireland off to a good start on 25 September 2017 !!

Support Coolagad Bridge Club Charity Night in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Details below.

 

Cancer Week 2017

                       

 

WHALE THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SEPTEMBER PROGRAMME

Newly refurbished Whale Theatre on Theatre Lane schedules five fabulous shows !!

Come along and enjoy first class entertainment and facilities on your doorstep.

Choose between five fantastic September shows listed below.

More to exciting events to follow !!

 

 Whale Theatre

                

 

 

DRAFT WICKLOW HERITAGE PLAN 2017-2022 AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

Plan sets our five year strategy and action plan.

Plan is for conservation and management of Wicklow’s natural,  built and cultural heritage.

Information meeting on 21 September,  Greystones Library,  6 pm to 8 pm.

All welcome and written submission are invited until 29 September to WCC.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 27 August 2017.

 

Greystones North                               2 x burglaries: house under renovation +

Windgates shed.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

 

            Greystones South                               2 pedal cycle thefts:  Church Road + shop.

                                                                        1 criminal damage:  wing mirror damaged in car park

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  window forced in Killincarrig.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

 

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            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

 

FREE ACTIVE AGING 12 WEEK EXERCISE CLASS @ SHORELINE LEISURE

 

  Active Aging Exercise           

 

IRELAND’S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR 2018

Search is now on to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE).

 

Three categories:

          Best Business Idea

          Best Start Up Business (under 18 months).

          Best Established Business (over 18 months).

 

Every entrant will be invited to attend Entrepreneur Bootcamp in October.

They will be given tips and advice on how to develop their business or venture.

 

Wicklow County final winners will receive investments to help them,  Prize Fund is €50,000.

These winners will progress to Regional Finals early next year.

National IBYE to be held in March 2018.

 

Young entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 can visit www.ibye.ie and enter online.

Closing date is Friday,  29 September, 2017.

Details from Local Enterprise Office Wicklow,  0404 30800.

 

COUNTY WICKLOW LEADER PROGRAMME 2014 TO 2020

County Wicklow Partnership is seeking funding Expressions of Interest from communities.

Deadline for EOI is 15 September 2017.

Full details from [email protected].

 

HOLY ROSARY CHOIR RETURNS FROM HOLIDAYS + NEEDS NEW MEMBERS !!

Come along and join this wonderful choir with a superb reputation.

Choir sings at the 6:00 p.m. Mass in Holy Rosary Church,  First & Third Saturdays.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

Details from Louise,  Musical Director,  085 8801466,  or Tony,  Chairman,  087 2442818.

 

NEW PARKING BYE LAWS WILL NOW IN EFFECT

We now have a 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.

Trace 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 a 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

 

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.

 

 

7 September 2017

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Bay Garden in Camolin,  Co. Wexford

Coach leaves Delgany Church at 2:00 p.m.

Cost is €22.00.

There are a few seats still available.

Details from Noelene,  2876878.

 

8, 9 and 10 September 2017

A Taste of La Touche Wines Weekend

 

Friday,  8 September                     4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Michael from Cooleeney Farm will pair Cheeses with Selected Wines of La Touche.

 

Saturday,  9 September               4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pannier Champagne Tasting

 

Sunday,  10 September                2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

La Touche Wines & Niche Vines present an Exclusive Aussie Wine Tasting.

Jo Nash from McPherson Wines is flying in to guide you through this wonderful vineyard.

 

A great afternoon in store.

This is a ticketed event,  tickets are €20 per person.

 

9 September 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Wicklow Dance Club

Global Dance Night with DJ Nigel Woods

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Wicklow Dance Club has moved from its Bel Air base.

Two comfortable rustic rooms for dancing,  sitting,  chatting,  drinking at the bar.

And dancing again !!

 

The rhythms remain the same … always different … from all corners and all comers.

The punters are warm,  friendly and gesturally expressive !!

Come along !!  Free dance types !!  All ages !!

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €15/€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.

 

                   

 

10 September 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Uzizi (USA) Alternative World Folk/Rock

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Uzizi (say you zee zee) is an all original folk/rock group from Cleveland, Ohio.

It finds its inspiration in the beats and melodies from Ireland to Bulgaria.

From the Appalachian Mountains to the Middle East + back around again.

 

Sometimes,  you will hear sacred harp,  or shape-note,  singing.

This is an early form of American music.

Sacred Harp’s earliest roots are traced to country parish music of 18th century England.

 

Doors open 4:30 p.m.

Admission free/Donations welcome.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

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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.

 

Charles Egan’s Epic Saga of the Great Irish Famine Book Launch

Wine Reception and Book Signing

Greystones Library;  7:00 p.m.

 

Charles Egan is a Greystones author well known for his three novels on Great Irish Famine.

The Killing Snows,  The Exile Breed and Gold is the Dawn.

 

The three novels are based on 6 famine documents discovered in the old family farmhouse.

The farmhouse was located in Co. Mayo.

The stories detail the horror of the famine relief roads during savage period of Irish history.

They also tell an impossible,  but true,  love story,  spoken of in the family for generations.

 

Irish Post:

A powerful and compelling story of Luke and his family.

Also a vital reminder of the fragility of life,  love and survival.

 

Connaught Telegraph:

Famine novel likened to Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath.

 

Admission is free but booking is essential,  2873548.

 

15 September 2017

Whale Theatre

Evening of Glitz and Glamour in Aid of Tiglin

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €40.

 

Fashion extravaganza in newly refurbished Whale Theatre.

Showcasing Autumn/Winter 2017 collections from top Irish designers.

And the best of Greystones boutiques.

 

Entertainment on the night from Singer/Songwriter Luan Parle.

Meteor Award Best Irish Female and Irish Tatler Music Woman of the Year.

 

Pop/Rock Band Taken;  Elvis Impersonator,  Stephen Hearty;  DJ Steven Cooper,  98FM.

 

Tiglin Glitz Glamour 2017

 

 

19 September 2017

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Please come along.

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

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.

 

21 September 2017

DRAFT WICKLOW HERITAGE PLAN 2017-2022 AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION

Greystones Library;  6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

 

Plan sets our five year strategy and action plan.

Plan is for conservation and management of Wicklow’s natural,  built and cultural heritage.

All welcome and written submission are invited until 29 September to WCC.

 

21 September 2017

Whale Theatre

Down and Out in London and Parish with Phelim Drew

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€15.  Students €9.

 

A homecoming performance for our renowned Greystones actor.

This is one night that will make you appreciate your warm bed afterwards.

 

 

22 September 2017

Culture Night

 

Morning Storytime with Carmel Uí Cheallaigh

Greystones Library;  11:00 a.m.

Carmel will read her stories for 4-7 year olds in Irish and English.

 

23 September 2017

Whale Theatre

An Evening with Lisa Lambe,  Fiachna Ó Braonáin and Peter O’Toole

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €28/€25.

 

“The finest singer and actress of her generation on whom a whole new foundation of theatre can be built.”   Fintan O’Toole,  Irish Times.

 

                 

 

25 Sepember 2017

Coolagad Bridge Club Charity Night in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support

Greystones Bridge Centre,  Victoria Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

Wonderful enjoyable evening of bridge with superb local club.

Admission is €10 to include free raffle and excellent supper.

 

Get Cancer Week Ireland off to a good start !!

All welcome to come along for a great evening in aid of a good cause !!

 

  Coolagad Bridge Club 2017                     

 

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.

 

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 ??

 

Whale Theatre

The Man in the Woman’s shoes:  Mikel Murfi

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€15.  Students €9.

 

“The Man in the Woman’s Shoes” follows Pat Farnon as he walks to town and back again.

This is a beautifully observed piece,  utterly simple and widely praised.

 

                      

 

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

 

30 September 2017

Whale Theatre

Risqué Business

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.;  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Tickets €20/€17.

 

Think Rocky Horror:  The Cabaret.

Exotic dancers,  sultry singers and freak show vets.

They all bring a little Moulin Rouge to to Greystones’ cheeks.

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