Greystones notes week December 4th

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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.

BOAT YARD CHRISTMAS MARKET OPENS THIS WEEKEND:  SATURDAY & SUNDAY

Beside The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

First three weekends in December.  Details below.

                   

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT CHRISTMAS CARDS NOW ON SALE

Beautiful set of four designs in a pack of 8,  two of each design.

Single pack,  €6;  Two packs,  €10;  Four packs, €15.

Cards feature specially handcrafted GCS Aran Christmas wreaths.

Wreaths made by Delia Barry and Maureen O’Brien.

Photographs by Michael Chestnutt of Chestnutt Photography Greystones.

Printed by Logos Publications Greystones.

Available at Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601,  Monday to Friday,  9 am  to 1 pm.

Cards can be delivered if needed.

What a  nice way to send your Christmas message both here in IRL and abroad !!

Plenty of time to get them in the post.

All in aid of a local good cause and produced locally.

 

DELGANY THURSDAY CLUB CHRISTMAS LUNCH:  7 DECEMBER  

Bookings now being taken;  details below.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 26 November 2017.

Greystones North                               Burglary overnight in Templecarrig.

                                                            Vehicle stolen from above burglary.

                                                            Theft of pedal cycle outside school.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Window broken of vehicle.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from car in shop car park on Mill Road.

Theft from car in Charlesland:  tools stolen.

Four youths trespassing in garden.

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

 

GOLDEN RULES SAFE ONLINE SHOPPING TIPS

 

               

 

 

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES START 9 JANUARY 2018

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

9, 16 and 23 January, 2018

6, 13 and 20 February, 2018

Are you over 50 and interested in improving your health ??

With a special focus on:

  • Gaining greater muscle strength.
  • Improved balance.
  • Building energy
  • Gaining relaxation

Then this tai Chi course may well be for you.

This course integrates mind and body.

It can help reduce the joint pain experienced with arthritis.

Details from Marilyn O’Connor,  086 8441359.

Cost is €60 for six classes.

 

 

BRAY AREA PARTNERSHIP FREE HOME INSULATION SCHEME OPEN AGAIN

Warmer Homes free home insulation applications now open for low income home owners.

Easy to apply.

Services include attic insulation,  draught-proofing,  cavity wall,  lagging jackets,  CFL bulbs.

Qualifications include:

  • You must own and live in your own home.
  • Your home must have been constructed before 2006
  • You must be in receipt of one of the following:

o   Fuel Allowance

o   Family Income Supplement

o   One Parent Family Payment

o   Job Seekers Allowance for more than six months,  with a child under 7 years.

Details from Warmer Home Schemes 2866080.

 

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.

 

Christmas Lunch in Parkview Hotel                                         14 December

Tickets are €25.

2/3 December 2017

Boat Yard Christmas Market beside The Beach House

Greystones Harbour Marina;  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Crafts,  artisan food,  paintings and photography.

Raffle in aid of St. Vincent de Paul sponsored by SuperValu Greystones.

Boat Yard Market was a huge success in 2016.

This year’s Market will be even bigger and better !!

5 December 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 !!

7 December 2017

Delgany Thursday Club Christmas Lunch

Parkview Hotel;  12:45 p.m.

Names must be in very soon as numbers must be confirmed with hotel.

Cost is €25.00 per person.

Details from Noelene,  2876878 or Peter,  2874270.

Greystones Tidy Towns AGM

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

All welcome.

8 December 2017

Whale Theatre:  Father Ted Night

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

Tickets €18/€16.

Quite possibly the finest Irish sitcom every created.

A show full of memorable characters beyond Ted,  Dougal,  Mrs. Doyle and Fr. Jack.

Two of the show’s very finest guests will be coming to Greystones.

Joe Rooney played Dougal’s pal Father Damien Lennon in Old Grey Whistle Theft episode.

Pat McDonnell was the Daniel O’Donnell-esaque Eoin McLove in Night of the Nearyl Dead.

On the night,  winner of Whale’s Loveliest Father Ted Episode Ever poll.

Special discount for any priests,  nuns,  tea ladies of Bishop Brennans.

Famous The Whale’s trademark cocktail,  The Whaletail,  €6 for those in fancy dress.

Over 18s only.

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

8 December 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Buffalo Soul:  Tribute to Bob Marley

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Buffalo Soul is a 6 piece collective of musicians from all over the world.

Group is based in Dublin and pays tribute to the legendary Bob Marley.

The most influential Jamaican musician of all time and his timeless music.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets,  €10/€12 p.m.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

9/10 December 2017

Boat Yard Christmas Market beside The Beach House

Greystones Harbour Marina;  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Crafts,  artisan food,  paintings and photography.

Raffle in aid of St. Vincent de Paul sponsored by SuperValu Greystones.

Boat Yard Market was a huge success in 2016.

This year’s Market will be even bigger and better !!

        

9 December 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Christmas Lunch

Druids Glen Golf Club at 12:30 p.m.

Bookings now being taken with George Jones,  086 8217357.

9 December 2017

Whale Theatre

Christmas Variety Show by Wicklow School of Music and Drama

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  2:30 p.m.  Doors open 2:00 p.m.

Tickets €12/€8.

Wicklow School of Music & Drama first opened its doors in September 2000.

School has centres now in Glenealy,  Greystones and Wicklow Town.

Talented students and tutors will perform this Christmas Season.

Puccini aria,  show tunes from Guys & Dolls,  One Touch of Venus.

Disney’s The Little Mermaid Junior.

Plus rousing music for violin and classical guitar.

Show is sure to entertain !!

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

9 December 2017

Whale Theatre:  Remy Naidoo

My Funny Valentine:  Classic Jazz Standards Straight from the Heart.

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

Tickets €10.

Remy first fell in love with performing at age of 8.

Over the past 12 years,  she has graced many an iconic stage.

National Concert Hall,  O2 in London,  Mac Theatre in Belfast,  Late Late Show.

Remy has been perfecting her craft in front of audiences for over half her life.

Now she comes to The Whale Theatre where she returns to her roots and her first love.

Full band is all geared up and ready to go:  Billie Holiday and Norah Jones in the air.

This performance will be something special.

You will be able to tell people in years to come that you were there.

Right at the very start of a new chapter in a glittering career.

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

9 December 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Van Morrison’s Songbook

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Celtic Soul are a 7 piece band from Bangor.

They deliver a very fine tribute to Van Morrison.

Band has excellent musicianship,  authenticity and heart.

They receive critical acclaim from devout fans wherever they perform.

You’ll hear all the big hits.

Band has been playing for more years than they care to remember.

They play blues,  folk,  trad and jazz.

So these musicians have the ingredients to combine and deliver Van’s music.

Outstanding show !!

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m. sharp.

Tickets,  €14/€16 p.m.

***  First 20 tickets are €14 !!  ***

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

10 December 2017

Whale Theatre:  A Merry Little Christmas Concert

Featuring the Students from East Coast Academy of Performing Arts.

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  11:00 a.m. and 1:30 p.m.

Tickets €12/€8.

Academny was founded in 2015 by Kat Lyons and is based in Greystones.

This all singing,  all dancing cast are sure to get you in the festive mood.

Assortment of musical and visual treats for the whole family.

Sing along with the stage schoolers to magical moments from musicals and Disney.

Bop along to latest chart toppers and junior dancers show off their polished moves !!

Be showered with festive cheer with medley of Christmas favourites.

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

10 December 2017

Whale Theatre:  Reuben The Entertainer

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  4:30 p.m.;  Doors 4:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Purchase tickets from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

A hurricane of comedy energy !!

Hilarious, fast-talking fun of Reuben from RTE Junior.

He turns every day household objects into crazy nonsense.

Mime,  magic,  puppets,  his variety show is suitable for all ages.

Interactive experience that Reuben aims to make personal for every audience.

Fantastic fun for everyone,  not to be missed  !!

10 December 2017

Hot Spot Music Club: Indie Folk Group:  Orla Travers & Julian Halpin

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Indie folk group SILLK are setting a tone and creating a texture all of their own in 2017.

Band formed out of Orla Travers’ necessity to tell stories and sing songs.

She and Julian Halpin got together in 2010 and have travelled all over Ireland.

With their varied backgrounds,  their infectiously fun live show has gained them world fans.

Doors open 5:00 p.m.

Admission free/Donations welcome.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

12 December 2017

Coffee Morning at Coolnagreina YWCA in Aid of Onsite Youth Cafe

Trafalgar Road;  just up the road from Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Come along for for scones,  coffee and a chat.

Coffee Morning is open to all and you will receive a warm welcome !!

Coffee Mornings are held on the second Tuesday of each month.

15 December 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  An Intimate Evening with Mary Coughlan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Mary Coughlan and her band are bringing her new show Live & Kicking to the Hot Spot.

Up close and personal performance.

Tour is a celebration of Mary’s 30 plus years in the music business.

Her music career has been a roller coaster and this concert will reflect that.

It will feature all the songs that are close to Mary’s heart and life.

Mary’s seemingly timeless and endless talent and drawl have always been a seduction.

Mary’s voice has always been an unforeseen,  sudden seduction.

That is why she is so loved.

Her heroes are Billie Holiday,  Peggy Lee,  Van Morrison and Edith Piaf.

While all are present and correct in her delivery,  she makes every song her own.

They belong to her and nobody else.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets,  €20*/€22.50.

***  First 20 tickets are €20 !!  ***

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

16/17 December 2017

Boat Yard Christmas Market beside The Beach House

Greystones Harbour Marina;  12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Crafts,  artisan food,  paintings and photography.

Raffle in aid of St. Vincent de Paul sponsored by SuperValu Greystones.

Boat Yard Market was a huge success in 2016.

This year’s Market will be even bigger and better !!

 

 

 

19 December 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 event just before Christmas !!

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

25 December 2017

Christmas Day

26 December 2017

St. Stephens Day

1 January 2018

New Year’s Day

 

31 January 2018

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 ??

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