Greystones notes week February 19th

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.

GREYSTONES FILM CLUB NOW AT WHALE THEATRE GREYSTONES

Well established film club now has new venue !!

Fabulous films now available to watch in the magnificent Whale Theatre Greystones.

State-of-the-art projection and sound system.

Seating is limited to 60 per screening.

Boutique cinema nights will have tables and chairs,  waiter service and full bar.

Coming up at Greystones Film Club:

  • Casablanca
  • The Florida Project
  • Cinema Paradiso

Also Greystones Film Club’s Kids Club:

  • The Red Turtle
  • The Incredibles
  • Star Wars Episode IV:  A New Hope

Join now !!  Membership is free,  but you must sign up.

Wonderful venue and great cinema experience right on your doorstep !!

Details from Whale Theatre,  2010550 or http://www.greystonesfilmclub.whaletheatre.ie.

 

 

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

Parade commences at Greystones Park & Ride at 12:00 p.m.

Groups should gather at 11:30 a.m.

Parade proceeds through the town and up Church Road finishing at Victoria Road junction.

Reviewing stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

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

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

Please contact 2876694,  2878448 or email [email protected].

Clubs/Organisations,  €20;  Commercial entry,  €40.

Please return applications to GMD,  Mill Road,  Greystones,  by 23 February 2018.

Once again,  Plaques will be awarded for the following categories:

  • Most Original Entry
  • Most Colourful Entry
  • Best Uniformed Organisation
  • Best Traditional Irish Entry
  • Most Topical Entry
  • Most Entertaining Entry
  • Best Social/Cultural Entry
  • Best Sports Entry
  • Best Commercial Entry
  • Best Musical Entry
  • Overall Parade Winner

As usual,  Window Display Competition will be 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.

Participation in the Window Display Competition will lend a festive air to the town.

It will also give visitors an opportunity to stop and admire.

Window Display Competition always generates good publicity for those who take part.

                                          

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 4 February 2018.

Greystones North                               2 x downstairs apartments windows forced.

                                                            1 x back door forced.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Pane of glass taken from back door.

                                                            No entry gained.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 11 February 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop;  van damaged.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     3 x thefts from vehicle in car park sports complex.

                                                            1 x theft from vehicle in housing estate Delgany.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

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

 

 

 

 

 

BRAY AREA PARTNERSHIP|BETTER ENERGY WARMER HOMES SCHEME

Free home insulation including attic,  draught proofing,  cavity wall,  lagging jackets, CFL bulbs.

To qualify,  you must own your own and live in your own home and be in receipt of one:

  • 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.

 

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.

 

 

DELGANY GOLF CLUB|A WAKE IN THE WEST

Wonderfully funny play continues,  16, 18, 21, 22, 23, 24 February 2018 @8 pm.

Tickets €15 from 087 2570758 or [email protected].

Last few tickets remaining !!

Extend your enjoyment with special pre-theatre dinner in Clubhouse Restaurant.

Details from Jamie or Kevin.

Laugh till you cry !!  An evening not to be missed !!

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 date in current series:     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”.

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.

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.

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.

23 February 2018

Whale Theatre

An Evening with Maighread and Tríona Ní Dhomhnaill

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

Tickets €25/€23.

Sisters Maighread and Tríona belong to a renowned singing family.

Originally from the Donegal Gaeltacht,  their unique style came to them from generations.

They have a distinctive unison and harmonic interpretations of Donegal songs.

There is instrumental accompaniment to their fluent and accomplished singing.

The sisters have a long and established history of traditional Irish music.

Maighread and Tríona will be at Whale Theatre as a duo.

Their live performances are unforgettable heart-rending events.

The sound of their soloa and combined voices in indescribable.

But lingers in the memory forever.

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

23 February 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pierce Turner

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

“Pierce Turner is a storyteller,  soul man,  poet,  heartbreaker.

Voice of a choirboy high on rocket fuel.

A true and beautiful and utterly unique artist.”

“He is something close to a national treasure.”

“Turner’s live shows are spellbinding.

His grip on an audience is so tight,  he leaves fingerprints.”

“Ray Davies meets Brian Wilson with a little pinch of James Joyce.

And there you have it … the sublime taste of Turner !!”

Doors 8:00 p.m.

Advance tickets, first 20 tickets are €18/Subsequent tickets, €20.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

24 February 2018

Whale Theatre:  David O’Doherty Big Time

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list.  You will be contacted in the event of any returns.

Full details and forthcoming events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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 ??

 

1 March 2018

Delgany Thursday Club

Outing to Hunter’s Hotel Rathnew for Afternoon Tea

Leaving Christ Church Delgany,  by coach,  at 2:30 p.m.

€25 per person,  to include Coach and Afternoon Tea.

Booking with Noelene,  2876878;  Peter,  2874270;  John,  2873173.

 

4 March 2018

Holy Rosary 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 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 !!

Greystones & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  8:00 p.m.

Memories of Gardening and Showing

with Joan and Jim Gregg;  DDHS Members for 40 years.

All welcome.

11 March 2018

Greystones Folk Group and Friends Charity Sale

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:00 p.m.

Group is now seeking unwanted new or nearly new items.

Clothing,  jewellery,  fashion items,  books or bric a brac.

In aid of the Kevin Bell Repatriation Trust and Lakers.

More information to follow.

13 March 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 March 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]

17 March 2018

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

 

                      

24 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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