Greystones notes week March 12th

Greystones

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

[email protected].

RACHEL CASEY|CRUMLIN’S BUNDLE OF FUN

GREYSTONES TESCO BAG PACK SATURDAY

Tomorrow,  Saturday,  10 March 2018.

Please come along and help Rachel Casey support children at Crumlin Hospitial.

Many thanks to all for donations of toys and toiletries.

All your donations will be put to good use to help children having treatment !!

Help young people to help children !!

 

 

 

REGISTRATION STILL AVAILABLE FOR ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2018

Yes,  you can still register for Greystones St. Patrick’s Day Parade !!

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.

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 AND WICKLOW COAST GUARD UNITS

REMEMBRANCE CEREMONY CREW OF RESCUE 116

COAST GUARD VOLUNTEER CATRIONA LUCAS

Wednesday,  14 March 2018,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  7.30 pm.

Rescue 116 was lost on 14 March 2017 and crew was missing.

Catriona Lucas was lost a few months earlier while involved in search operation.

Evening will include release of five flares.

Flares to be released from Wicklow RNLI Lifeboat and Greystones Coast Guard Boat.

While being saluted by a lone bagpiper.

Followed by a minutes silence for those whom the sea has yet to give back to us.

All welcome.

17 March 2018

GREYSTONES SCOUTS ST. PATRICK’S DAY BRICFEASTA MÓR

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

Scout Den, Trafalgar Road.

Big annual event … get Ireland’s National Day off to a good start !!

Three sittings:  9:00 a.m.;  9:45 a.m. and 10:30 a.m.

Just in time for the Parade which starts at South Beach @12 Noon.

Bookings from Anthony Finnegan,  087 2273673,  [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.

Greystones Film Club has got off to a great start,  don’t miss out.

Also Film Club for Kids too !!

Just click below to check on forthcoming events.

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

DAFFODIL DAY ITEMS NOW ON SALE AT GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

Notelets,  bags,  pens,  children’s pack,  tea towels.

Lovely items as a small gift for a friend or even for yourself !!

Limited supplies,  so don’t delay !!

 

 

HEALTHY IRELAND EVENTS IN GREYSTONES COMING UP IN MARCH

Come along to Greystones Library,  Mill Road,  for a great line up of healthy events !!

Something for everyone and a lot to be enjoyed.

Books and good health,  what more could you ask for ??

Events and booking details here on poster below.

 

GERMAN CONVERSATION GROUP MEETS EACH SATURDAY MORNING

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11 am.

All welcome !!

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 4 March 2018.

Greystones North                               Theft of pedal cycle outside house during snow.

                                                            Water pipe damaged in derelict house.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Cash stolen from car parked in supermarket car park.

                                                            Garda Maria Curtis

                                                            [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Cash stolen from unlocked car.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

 

  SPECIAL REMINDER !!

  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

  Garda Corbet and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.

 

 

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.

New series dates:     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.

 

Monthly Coffee Morning and Get Together                 23 March

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.

Mr. John Stephenson will speak about your garden.

What jobs to do in the Spring.

Day Trip with Guided Tour to Glasnevin Cemetery   11 April

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park;  9:30 a.m.

Cost is €25.

 

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.

Day Trip to Russborough House Blessington             2 May

Trip includes Guided Tour.

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Car Park;  10:00 a.m.

Cost is €25.

Visit to Bloom in the Phoenix Park                                31 May

Details to follow.

Day Trip                                                                                10 June

Nicholas Mosse Pottery Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny

Arboretum @Leighlinbridge,  Co. Carlow

Cost is €25.

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 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 !!

Whale Theatre|National Theatre Encore|Hamlet

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

Tickets €18/€9

Benedict Cumberbatch takes on the title role of Shakespeare’s great tragedy.

As a country arms itself for war,  a family tears itself apart.

Hamlet is forced to avenge his father’s death,  but paralysed by task ahead.

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

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]

Whale Theatre|Met Opera|Semiramide

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

Tickets €25/€13.

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

15 March 2018

La Touche Wines

Wine Tasting:  Cheesy But in a Good Way

Greystones Ridge Angling Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

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

On the evening,  wines from different countries will be matched to cheese !!

See if they can really make the wines taste better !!

Great night !!  What a venue !!

€25.00 per person.

Please book early as places are limited.

La Touche Wines,  2873826.

15 March 2018

Whale Theatre|National Theatre|Cat on a Hot Tin Roof

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

Tickets €18/€9.

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

16 March 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Chulainn Single Launch

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Local lads,  the Kelly Brothers,  Enda and John,  now called Chualainn,  launch new single.

Blue Eyes Crying in the Rain.

They will also be singing lots of other well known favourites.

Come on down  !!!  Clap your hands !!!  Sing along !!!  Have a dance !!!

It promises to be a great night.

Doors 8:00 p.m.

Admission free.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

16 March 2017

Whale Theatre|Don’t Give Up the Fight

Gala Special Screening of Rocky for Benny Taglienti

 

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

Tickets €15.

Help Benny in his fight against Motor Neuron Disease.

All welcome to support Benny’s indominatable spirit !!

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

17 March 2018

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

Greystones Parade leaves South Beach  Car Park @12 Noon.

Proceeds up the town along Church Road to Victoria Road.

Reviewing Stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

One of the best parads on Ireland’s east coast !!

See you there !!

 

                      

17 March 2018

Whale Theatre|Six Nations Ireland vs England Special

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  1:30 p.m.  Doors 1:00 p.m.

Tickets €32.

Big Bear Paw Brunch !!  Big Life Size Screen !!  Big Fun !!

It’s going to feel that you’re actually in Twickenham Stadium.

Only the seats are comfier,  better view and yummy Bear Paw grub.

Buffet of yummy Beef and Guinness Casserole with new season Irish potatoes.

Kilmore Quay Smoked Haddock Gratin.

Gubeen Irish Farmhouse Cheese,  caramelised onion and kale tart.

Come on down !!

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

 

 

17 March 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  St. Patrick’s Day Open Session

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Hot Spot Music Club will be open on St. Patrick’s Day !!

Open Music Session  !!

Welcome,  bring along your guitar or singing vioice.

Doors 2:00 p.m.

Admission free.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

20 March 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

23 March 2018

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Come along for coffee/tea,  Daffodil Day items,  free raffle.

GCS is your local independent voluntary community cancer support group.

However,  it recognises the work of the Irish Cancer Society.

Proceeds to the Irish Cancer Society for their Annual Daffodil Day event.

                 

24 March 2018

Summertime Begins Tonight

Move clocks AHEAD one hour tonight !!

27 March 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

28 March 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 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.

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 April 2018

EASTER SUNDAY

 

2 April

EASTER MONDAY

 

3 April 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 !!

7 April 2018

Greystones & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spring has really arrived when the Daffodil Show comes along !!

All welcome.

6 May 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Walk

7 May 2018

Tidy Towns Family Fun Day

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