Greystones notes week January 22nd

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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.

GIVE US A SONG:  SINGERS CIRCLE FOR THE CAROLINE FOUNDATION

SUNDAY 4 FEBRUARY 2018|HOT SPOT MUSIC CLUB|FROM 4 PM

Come along and Sing a Song !!

This is a “Noble Call” style of singers’ circle.

Each person is called upon to (nobly) perform.

Part of the nationwide Give Us a Song campaign in aid of cancer research.

In memory of local woman Caroline Dwyer Hickey.

There will also be a raffle !!

Full details from www.TheCarolineFoundation.com.

 

 

REGISTRATION NOW OPEN FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2018

Yes,  it is that time of year again, Ireland’s National Day is fast approaching !!

This year’s Greystones Parade will be bigger and better with you help.

Application forms and details are now available at Greystones Municipal District.

Please contact 2876694 or email [email protected].

As usual,  there will be a Window Display Competition held in conjunction with the Parade.

Local businesses and organisations,  please decorate your windows for our National Day.

No application is needed for the Window Display Competition.

All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.

RACHEL CASEY IS BRAY LIONS CLUB NOMINATION

LIONS CLUB YOUTH AMBASSADOR

CRUMLIN’S BUNDLE OF FUN

Rachel now goes forward to the national competition on 20 January 2018.

Reminder to save your unwanted toys and personal items for children and teenagers.

Just about anything is welcome and will be accepted.

Please remember items must be new,  due to risk of infection.

Items will go to Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun,  which is Rachel’s project for her nomination.

Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun is a great idea.

As a survivor of childhood leukaemia,  Rachel knows what it is like to be in hospital.

Below is a photo of some of what has already been collected.

Can you help to make the pile bigger ??

Rachel was on Declan Meehan’s Morning Show on East Coast FM on 4 January 2018.

You can listen to her here as she tells you about her background and about her project.

http://eastcoast.fm/new/index.php/shows/morningshow/listen-back-to-the-morning-show

Scroll down to Most Recent Thursday  Edition.

Move the little blue timeline button to the right to 53:25.

Full details on Facebook Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun.

Items may be left for collection at Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place, 2871601.                                       

 

STAY SAFE AT NIGHT !!  WEAR BRIGHT CLOTHING !!

  

BE WINTER READY !!  FULL DETAILS ON WIDE VARIETY OF PREPAREDNESS

Lots of leaflets and information on how to stay warm and safe.  www.WinterReady.ie.                       

 

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 14 January 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                One theft from vehicle.

                                                                        One robbery:  phone and wallet stolen.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary from unoccupied house in new development.

                                                            Theft from vehicle.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

 

 

Special Note this Week: 

Please do not leave anything valuable in your vehicle:

Whether parking at home or parking in a car park.

 

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

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

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES CONTINUE

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

Remaining dates in current series:   23 January, 6, 13 and 20 February, 2018

Second series dates:                     27 February,  6, 13, 20, 27 March and 6 April 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.

 

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.

24 January 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

Special meeting for those bereaved through cancer 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.

26 January 2018

Whale Theatre:  Made in Dublin with Peter Sheridan

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.

Dinner Theatre Event,  €48;  8:00 p.m.  Doors 7:00 p.m.

Menu: Roast Loin of Free Range Irish Pork,  Champ Mash,  Bramley Apples.

          Wholegrain Mustard Cream Sauce.  Sticky Toffee Pudding with Whipped Cream.

This is a fabulous new concept !!  Dining and theatre in one great experience !!

Theatre Event only,  €18;  9:15 p.m.  Doors 9:00 p.m.

Made in Dublin is the new one man show from Peter Sheridan.

Writer,  director and performer.

Peter grew up in a family of seven,  not far from the River Liffey on Dublin’s north docks.

Starting in the 1960s,  this is his funny,  warm and poignant of account.

Fabulous and heart breaking childhood in a Dublin working class family.

How this led to a career experiencing every aspect of the Irish Theatre world.

The evening shows us an individual and a society of the cusp of profound change.

Peter tells the story of his life from childhood to early teens through to adulthood.

An insightful work which touches the wider culture and politics of Ireland in 1960s + 1970s.

Wonderful evocation of Ireland through the prism of one man’s unique experience.

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

26 January 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  A Salute to the Travelling Wilburys

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

The Hot Spot Music Club proudly salute the Travelling Wilburys.

Tom Petty,  Bob Dylan,  Roy Orbison,  Jeff Lynne and George Harrison.

An evening of songs from the artists’ careers,  solo and combined.

The Hot Sport SUPERGROUP of Wilburys include:

          James Delaney         Colm Quearney        Graham Hopkins

          Peter Moore            Special Guests Chualainn

Looking forward to a great evening celebrating the music of these five famous men.

Who recorded their album not using their own names + calling themselves The Wilburys.

Full historical details from www.travellingwilburys.com/history.

Doors 8:00 p.m.

Advance tickets, €12/Pay on the door,  €14.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

28 January 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  No GMO Jazz Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Non Impro Jazz afternoon with No GMO Jazz Band.

Doors 4:30 p.m.

Admission free.  Donations welcome.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

28 January 2018

Whale Theatre:  Greystones Orchestra

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list and you will be advised of any returns.

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

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 ??

 

6 February 2018

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 !!

13 February 2018

Coffee & Scones @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

Entrance opposite Harbour Barber.

Each second Tuesday of the month.

All are welcome to come and enjoy delicious home baking.

And freshly brewed McCabe’s coffee or a delicious cup of Fairtrade tea !!

Donations to Youth Cafe Project are welcome too !!

14 February 2018

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]

20 February 2018

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.

26 February 2018

Irish German Society of County Wicklow General Meeting

Guest Speaker Archbishop Diarmuid Martin

Bray Town Hall;  7:30 p.m.

This will be the first meeting of the Society in 2018.

Guest Speaker will be Archbishop Diarmuid Martin who spoke in Wurzburg last July.

Dr. Martin was a guest of the Diocese of Wurzburg on the Feast of St. Kilian.

He spoke,  fluently in German,  to a wide and varied general audience.

His topic was The Challenge for the Church in the 21st Century.

Representatives from the Irish German Society were in attendance at the talk.

 

Society Members and also non Members are very welcome to come along.

To ensure adequate seating, please let the organisers know if you can attend,  086 8217357.

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