Greystones notes week October 30th

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW TICKETS ON SALE

Fabulous Annual Super Draw now on.

Wonderful prizes on offer,  you can’t win if you’re not in !!

 

SuperValu Greystones;  Friday and Saturday,  27 and 28 October.

 

Also in local shops in Greystones and Kilcoole. 

Greystones Cancer Support,  Monday to Friday,  9 am to 1 pm.

€1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

Presentation Case of Grand Cru de Saint-Emilion Chateau Fombrauge from Paul Hayden

Unique Celtic Mosaic Wooden Display Platter from Paul Keogh of Artisan Studio

Season Park Farm Allotment Voucher from Paul Kavanagh

Glendalough Hotel Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from Pat Casey TD

Fourball from Delgany Golf Club

Beautiful set of The Grey Stones photos from Chestnutt Photography

 

Super Draw itself takes place on Saturday,  4 November, 2017 in Whale Theatre.

Gala Charity Night featuring Lady of Music,  Rebecca Storm.

Actor and Performer,  Maclean Burke,  aka Damien in Fair City,  will be Fear a Tí.

Benefit Night tickets and full info www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

 Prize Donor Anne Daly

                                     

 

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT STOP SMOKING COURSE STARTS 7 NOVEMBER

Details below.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL INTENDS TO LEASE PLAYING PITCH

  1. RYAN PARK,  KINDLESTOWN,  GREYSTONES

Are you interested in leasing the pitch ??

 

Submissions should include details about your Club,  how long in operation, membership.

And any other relevant information.

 

Further information and details from:

Helen Kiernan,  Community,  Cultural & Social Development;  0404 20100.

Deadline is 10 November 2017.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE REGARDING ILLEGAL BURNING/BONFIRES HALLOWEEN

People who donate waste for bonfire purposes are liable for prosecution.

Waste includes domestic rubbish,  beds,  mattresses,  tyres,  tables,  chairs and so forth.

 

Wicklow County Council will not carry up clean ups after illegal bonfires.

Wicklow County Council will not be responsible for cost of illegal bonfires clean ups.

 

IMPORTANT NOTICE TO DOG OWNERS

Please ensure your dog is licensed,  otherwise you may receive €100 on the spot fine.

Dog Licence,  €20 per annum,  may be purchased at Greystones Post Office.

 

Dogs must be kept under effective control at all times.

Dogs must be micro chipped and have collar with owner’s name and address.

Always clean up after your dog,  please keep footpaths, paths,  beaches clean.

Spay or neuter your dog to prevent unwanted puppies.

 

CASSIE MCCANN NOMINATED FOR KILKENNY SHOP IRISH DESIGNER OF YEAR

Cassie McCann is from Burnaby Heights,  Greystones.

She has been nominated for Kilkenny Shop Irish Designer of the Year.

 

You can vote for Cassie and help her win !!

Vote for Cassie here:  https://www.kilkennyshop.com/icdw17/

 

Cassie’s style takes inspiration from contemporary trends while retaining a classic focus.

Her work aims to push boundaries to create timeless and wearable pieces.

They transcend style and appeal to varied ages.

 

You can vote as many times as you like.

Voting closes first week in November.

 

    CASSIE MCCANN                    

          

 

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS CRAFT FAIR IS BACK !!

Calling all crafters for one of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas Fairs.

Saturday and Sunday,  25 and 26 November, 2017.

 

Fair is now seeking applicants for stalls.

Please email stdavidscraftfair@gmail.com for an application form.

 

One day single stall,  €45/double stall €80.

Two day single stall,  €70/double stall €120.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 22 October 2017.

 

Greystones North                               Burglary:  no entry gained,  window broken.

                                                            Theft from vehicle in Windgates.

                                                            Criminal damage to vehicle.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

 

            Greystones South                               Theft from vehicle in car park.

                                                                        Thefts from shop and pedal cycle stolen.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  rocks through windows

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from vehicle Killincarrig.

                                                            Damage to vehicle in Charlesland.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

 

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 YOUTH AWARDS 2017 NOW OPEN FOR APPLICATIONS

You can now nominate a young person who makes their communities a better place to live.

Awards also for groups of two or more young people.

Special Achievement Awards for young people who have overcome difficulties.

Nomination forms from An Garda Síochána Facebook page.

Or from emma.j.skinner@Garda.ie.

 

                          

 Garda Crest

 

 

ACTIVE AGING CLASSES CONTINUE EACH WEDNESDAY SHORELINE LEISURE

These are great classes,  enjoyable and very helpful,  professionally facilitated.

 

                

 Active Aging Exercise

 

 

 

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.                

        

28 to 30 October 2017

Scouting Sisters Quilt Exhibition

Scout Den,  Trafalgar Road,  opposite La Touche Hotel.

11:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. daily.

 

Come along for this excellent exhibition to see beautiful work.

And learn more about the old tradition of quilting.

You won’t be disappointed !!

 

28 October 2017

Whale Theatre

McCormick Puppet Theatre

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  two shows:  2:00 p.m. and 4:00 p.m.

Tickets €8 or family of 4,  €20.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Hosted by well known Wicklow based McCormick Puppet Theatre.

Julie Rose has been wowing audiences young and old for over 30 years.

Fabulous puppet show,  great event for the whole family.

 

                              

 

Youth Off-Road Cycling Event @Charlesland Golf Course

Registration and Number Pick Up:

 

2:45 p.m.      Under 6 and Striders

3:30 p.m.      Under 8,  Under 10 and Under 12

 

Medals for all entrants.

Entry fee,  €5.00.

BBQ:   Charlesland Homemade Cheeseburgers;  Jumbo Sausages on a stick.

          Halloween Treats;  Tea/Coffee/Hot Chocolate & Soft Drinks.

 

                           

 

 

St. Kevin’s National School:  The 20K Drop

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;  8:00 p.m.

 

The thrilling nationwide gameshow experience.

Just 8 Questions between you and the cash.

8 people selected from the audience.

Each receives €2,500 in cash;  total of €20,000 to be won on the night !!

 

Tickets are pre-purchase only;  ticket hotline is 086 1546609.

€25 per ticket or four tickets for €80.

Ticket numbers limited.

 

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29 October 2017

Winter Time Begins

Turn clocks BACK one hour tonight.

 

29 October 2017

Whale Theatre

A Hairy and Scary Halloween Fancy Dress Special

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  two shows:  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Tickets and details of all forthcoming events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Halloween is the night when all come out to pay.

Frank-N-Furter and the gang take over The Whale.

Night of devious delights,  live dancers,  shady characters and romancers.

All there to celebrate a certain Halloween classic that has lit up theatres for 42 years.

 

Prizes for Best Fancy Dress and finest Monster Mashes !!

Lots more surprises for the spookiest,  grooviest Halloween party in town.

 

Ready to do The Time Warp again ??

 

                             

 

31 October 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

On the Agenda:

  • Receive WCC CEO,  Frank Curran,  and Head of Finance, Brian Gleeson.
  • Receive Director of Services,  Joe Lane,  for Housing and Land Management.
  • Update on Greystones Harbour Marina development.
  • Discuss Christmas Lights.
  • Report for GMD Engineer.
  • Motions to include La Touche Hotel, Blacklion schools crossing, 

Blackberry Lane emergency accommodation development.

 

Halloween Night

Trick or Treat anyone ??

 

2 November 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Annual Craft Fair

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place.

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

 

Come along for superb hand knitted and hand crafted items.

These items are made by our GCS Craft Group which meets Thursday mornings.

You will be impressed by the quality of the work.

And the originality of design.

 

Please remember that knitted items can be made to order.

If you are looking for a special Christmas present,  GCS Craft Fair is for you !!

 

Whale Theatre:  Buridans Ass

SOLD OUT !!

Waiting list details at 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

3 November 2017

Whale Theatre:  Contemporary Dance:  Meet the Artists

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

Tickets €10 from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Hosted by Karen Gleeson with Dance Floor Dialogue.

Karen Gleeson curates a night that celebrates the art form of dance.

 

She will explore vastly unknown and sometimes misunderstood Contemporary Dance.

Karen will bring together fellow local Contemporary Dance artists.

They will showcase their wide range of styles and approaches to creating new work.

 

There will be a Question & Answer session.

Audiences can understand what goes into dance pieces and learn about artists’ journeys.

 

Guaranteed to be a very interesting event.

A chance to get inside the mind of an artist !!

 

 

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4 November 2017

Whale Theatre

Rebecca Storm:  My Life in Music

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Gala Charity Night

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

Tickets €40 from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

Actor and Performer,  Maclean Burke,  aka Damien in Fair City,  will be Fear a Tí.

Winners of Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw will be picked on the night !!

Fabulous prizes,  who will be the lucky winners ??’

 

Doors open at 7 pm,  so make sure you come early to meet up and chat !!

Prosecco and nibbles reception before the show !!

 

Benefit Night tickets and full info www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

 Sign Whale Theatre  

 

 

4 November 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  The Cyclones:  60s Rock ‘n Roll

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Legendary Cyclones were recently featured on RTE 1 Documentary:  Night of The Cyclones.

They are back together again,  part of their Still Alive & Kickin and Rockin Tour.

Fronted by Greystones man,  Brian Whelan,  the night will feature 60s greats.

 

You’ll know all the songs !!

Elivs,  Chuck Berry, Jerry Lee,  The Shadows,  Beatles,  Stones and many others.

Music and dancing promises to send you home sweatin’.

A night not to be missed !!

 

The RTE Documentary will be shown before the gig.

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €10 or pay on the door.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

 

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

www.thehotspot.ie.

 

 

 60s record                                        

 

5 November 2017

Blessing of the Graves Redford Cemetery

3:00 p.m.

 

Social,  Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Come and join in,  share a skill,  pick up a new hobby or find a friend !!

Bring your craft or hobby items and see what happens !!

A great afternoon is had by all,  with a cuppa in hand too !!

All welcome.

 

6 November 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow AGM

Bray Town Hall;  7:30 p.m.

 

2018 Membership will be due on the night.

Please leave membership and contact details with Margaret Malone on the night.

Or post to 35 Hillside,  Greystones.

Family Membership,  €15;  Individual Membership,  €10.

 

7 November 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 !!

 

Greystones Cancer Support Stop Smoking Course

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Road;  7:30 p.m.

Starting tonight for six Tuesday evenings.

 

Famous GCS Stop Smoking Course professionally facilitated with Jacinta Barnewell.

Jacinta is former HSE Health Promotion officer.

 

Now is the time to stop smoking !!

Show the people you love that you really care about them !!

Take the first step now to stop smoking.

You will be given a warm welcome and wonderful assistance.

Please help to spread the word about this important course.

 

  Stop Smoking Poster 2017                    

 

8 November 2017

Whale Theatre:  The Man in the Woman’s Shoes:  Mikel Murfi

SOLD OUT !!

Waiting list details at 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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