Greystones notes week February 12th

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.

DELGANY GOLF CLUB|CLUBHOUSE MEMBERSHIP

OPEN DAY SUNDAY, 11 FEBRUARY

Details below.

 

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.

                                          

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL COMMUNITY AWARDS SCHEME 2018

Community Grants for small projects and group running costs.

Community Pride Grants for larger projects with significant impact.

  • Community Wellbeing.
  • Communities reaching out to new communities.
  • Community Tourism.
  • Community Enterprise

Application forms and guidelines from:

Office of Community, Cultural & Social Development

Wicklow County Council

County Buildings

Wicklow

0404 20208;  www.wicklow.ie

Deadline is 12:00 p.m. on Thursday,  29 March 2018.

Late applications,  email or fax applications cannot be accepted.

GREYSTONES SCOUTS NOW RECRUITING LEADERS

1st Wicklow 2nd Dublin|St. Kilian’s Scout Group Greystones.

Group has been active in Greystones for over 90 years !!

Now recruiting Scouters to help run weekly programme.

Past Members most welcome.  Why not help give back to your community ??

Training will be provided.

Details from Anthony Finnegan,  Group Leader,  [email protected].

 

GERMAN CONVERSATION GROUP MEETS EACH SATURDAY MORNING

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11 am.

All welcome !!

SIEL BLEU IRELAND|EXERCISE PROGRAMMES FOR THE OVER 50S

Shoreline Leisure Centre,  Mill Road, Greystones;  Wednesdays at 12.30 pm.

Adding life to years and years to live.

Life enhancing exercise for older adults.

  • Flexibility
  • Strength
  • Confidence
  • Balance
  • Coordination
  • Mobility

Wonderful and popular group to help you keep well and active.

Training led by Margueritte O’Malley.

Each session is €5.  Details from 2096889.

 

BRAY AREA PARTNERSHIP FREE HOME INSULATION SCHEME

Services include:

Attic insulation,  draught proofing,  cavity wall insulation,  lagging jackets, CFL bulbs.

To qualify for the scheme,  you must be:

  • Own and live in your own home,  built before 2006.
  • Be in receipt of one of the following:  Fuel Allowance,  Family Income Supplement.
  • One Parent Family Payment,  Domiciliary Care Allowance.
  • Job Seekers Allowance for more than six months,  with a child under 7 years.

Details from Warmer Homes Team,  2866080 or www.BrayAreaPartnership.ie.

 

DELGANY GOLF CLUB|CLUBHOUSE MEMBERSHIP

OPEN DAY SUNDAY, 11 FEBRUARY

Clubhouse Membership (non playing rights) is now open.

Now more attractive and affordable.

Great appeal to retired Members and local residents to use club facilities.

Revised subscription rate is now €100 plus €50 social credit.

Clubhouse Membership will provide:

  • Access to €4.5 million private Members clubhouse.
  • Clubhouse facilities:  Ryder Cup Sports Bar,  Bellevue Lounge,  Village Restaurant.
  • Access to full Bar & Catering facilities.
  • Function Rooms available for booking private events.
  • Discounted Bar and Catering Prices.
  • Eligibility to attend numerous social events.

Visitors welcome to Delgany Golf Club Open Day,  11 February,  2 pm to 4 pm.

Full details from 2874536.

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL HOUSING DEPARTMENT

HOUSING ADAPTATION GRANT

MOBILITY AIDS GRANT SCHEME

HOUSING AID FOR OLDER PEOPLE

Application forms and full details of criteria are now available.

Closing date is 21 March 2018.

There is limited availability of funding.

Fully completed applications must be received on time.

Necessary supporting documentation must accompany the application.

Late applications will not be considered and will be returned.

Details from WCC Housing Section,  0404 20120,  www.wicklow.ie.

[email protected].

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES CONTINUE

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm.

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

Second series dates:                     27 February,  6, 13, 20, 27 March and 6 April 2018.

 

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.

 

Holiday Trip to Four Seasons Hotel Carlingford,  Co. Louth

23 to 27 April 2018.

Price is €370 per person sharing;  €430 for single room.

Booking deposit is €50.

Mondays

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure Centre      12 pm to 1 pm.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House Family Centre   1 pm to 2 pm

Art                         Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

Tuesdays

Short Mat Bowling     Kilian House Family Centre   10.45 am to 12.30 pm.

Bingo                     Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4 pm.

Wednesdays

Active 55                 Charlesland Sports Park       11.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Thursdays               

Short Mat Bowling     Kilian House Family Centre   2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

Fridays

Walking Group                   Meet Holy Rosary Car Park  First Friday of each month,  10.30 am.

                                                                   Next walk:  2 March 2018.

Monthly Get Together         Kilian House Family Centre   Last Friday on the month.

                                                                   Next Get Together,  23 February 2018.

                                                                   Talk by “Hidden Hearing”.

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

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to all !!

Ash Wednesday

 

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]

15 February 2018

Whale Theatre:  Screening:  Met Opera:  L’Eisir d’Amore

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  7:00 p.m.  Doors 6:30 p.m.

Tickets €25/€13.

Pretty Yende debuts a new role at the Met as the feisty Adina.

Playing opposite Matthew Polenzani.

Polenzani enthralled Met audiences as Nemorino in 2013 in “Una Furtiva Lagrima”.

Bartlett Sher’s production is charming,  with deft comedic timing.

But it is also emotionally revealing.

Domingo Hindoyan conducts.

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

17 February 2018

Whale Theatre Concert Show

Love Bites:  Flo McSweeney and Carmel McCreagh/Fiachra Trench Piano

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

Tickets €18/€15.

Love Bites takes a wry look at love with jazz standards and songs.

From the musicals,  classic pop songs and contemporary songs.

Songwriters featured include Irving Berlin,  Duke Ellington/Billy Strayhorn.

Jonny Mercer,  Billie Holiday,  Jacques Brel,  Carole King/Gerry Goffin.

Lieber and Stoller,  Paul Simon,  Mick Jagger,  Joni Mitchell and Leonard Cohen.

Details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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.

22 February 2018

La Touche Wines

Wine Tasting:  Old and Gnarly

Greystones Ridge Angling Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

7:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

A look at wines made from 30+ year old vines.

In terms of wines,  older is definitely better !!

Great night !!  What a venue !!

€25.00 per person.

Please book early as places are limited.

La Touche Wines,  2873826.

21 February 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.

22 February 2018

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Talk

Shedding Light on ESB Archives

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

Talk will be given by Deirdre McParland,  Senior ESB Archivist.

Particular emphasis on County Wicklow.

Talk will also include the founding of ESB,  the Ardnacrusha Scheme,  Rural Electrification.

ESB’s advertising in the early days and ESB online archive website.

All welcome,  small charge of €2 to cover costs.

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.

27 February 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

28 February 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 March 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 !!

 

17 March 2018

St. Patrick’s Day|Ireland’s National Day

 

                      Shamrock

 

25 March 2018

Summertime Begins Tonight

Move clocks AHEAD one hour tonight !!

 

1 April 2018

EASTER SUNDAY

 

2 April

EASTER MONDAY

 

7 May 2018

Tidy Towns Family Fun Day

 

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