Greystones notes week March 5th

Greystones. Photo Paul Byrne,

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

[email protected].

SPECIAL THANKS TO ALL OUR PUBLIC SERVICE WORKERS !!

Well done to all who are out in severe winter conditions helping us to stay safe.

Your special efforts are much appreciated by all of us.

You keep us out of harm’s way,  look after special needs and ensure essential items.

Thank you to all of you !!

Photo courtesy of Paul Byrne,  www.GreystonesGuide.ie.

Photo Paul Byrne

                   

 CODE LEVEL RED CONTINUES WITH UPDATE

Wicklow County Council say blizzard conditions alert for us today.

Exceptionally high accumulations expected in Eastern and Southern coastal areas.

Alert valid until 6:00 p.m. this evening.

 

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.

                                          

 

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].

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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.

 

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 18 February 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Burglary,  front door unsecured.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary,  alarm pulled off wall.

                                                            Permanent shed broken into.

                                                            Theft from vehicle,  Kindlestown Wood.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary x 2,  unsecured rear door.

                                                                        And attempted overnight burglary.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 25 February 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Theft from shops x 3.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft of ride on mower from permanent shed.

                                                            Theft of tools from van.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

 

  Delgany Community Clinic will be held in Cheers,  Wicklow Arms,  7 March,  7 to 9 pm.

  Garda Curtis and Garda Connolly will be in attendance.

 

  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:     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.

 

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”.

 

 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 Municipal District Monthly Meeting|Postponed from last Tuesday

Council Chamber,  Mill Road;  6:30 p.m.

On the Agenda:

  • Election of Leas Cathaoirleach.
  • Report from GMD Engineer.
  • Discuss arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Discuss arrangements for People of the Year Awards.
  • Notices of motion to include:

Pedestrian crossing in Kilcoole

Dog fouling at Greystones Harbour Marina and South Beach

Slippery conditions at Southern Cross Roundabout

 

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.

 

8 March 2018

Whale Theatre

Jazz Vocal Workshop #7|Hosted by Mia Parsons

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

Tickets €15.

The JVW presents the students of the 10 week Jazz Vocal Workshop @Theatre Lane.

Vocal coach and singer,  Mia Parson,  helped students find their unique voice.

They were accompanied by Jazz Guitarist,  Charlie Moon.

Students gained both the skills and confidence to perform at Whale Theatre.

They will appear with the Charlie Moon Jazz Trio.

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

9 March 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  Catfish Blues Orchestra

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Catfish Blues Orchestra is a truly unique musical experience.

Comprised of some of the finest blues talents based in Ireland today.

Eight piece band that produces a truly powerful sound.

No two shows are alike,  this band must be experienced to be fully appreciated.

Band is driven by a love of authentic blues from early delta masters.

Also influence by Rory Gallagher and guitar gods such as Eric Clapton & Peter Green.

Also contemporary artists like Robben Ford and Derek Trucks.

The Orchestra combines these influences.

And crafts their own rich and soulful blend of rhythm & blues.

Doors 8:00 p.m.

Advance Tickets €10/Pay at the door €12.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

10 March 2018

Whale Theatre|The Six Marys

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

Tickets €18/€15

THIS SHOW IS SOLD OUT !!

PLEASE CONTACT WHALE THEATRE BELOW FOR WAITING LIST.

NOW BOOKING FOR SIX MARYS PERFORMANCE 3 MAY 2018.

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

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.

Mothers Day

Happy Mothers Day to all Mothers !!

Hope your day goes well !!

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]

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.

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.

 

                      

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 !!

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 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

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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