Greystones notes week June 25th

Greystones

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

[email protected].

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GRAPE|GREYSTONES ART & PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION 2018

GRAPE is back !!  Each summer Sunday,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

11.00 am to 5.30 pm each Sunday.

Lots of wonderful art and photographic items to see and purchase.

A wonderful opportunity for that special present,  especially for Father’s Day !!

 

 

  1. DAVID’S CAR BOOT SALES CONTINUE OVER THE SUMMER !!

NEXT CAR BOOT SALE SUNDAY,  1 JULY 2018.

St. David’s Secondary School,  Seafront,  Greystones;  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.

Gates will be locked at 3:30 p.m.

Cars,  €15;  Vans/Cars with Trailers, €25.  Payable on entry.

Queries and seller rules from [email protected].

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 3 June 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     One theft from sports complex.

                                                            One theft from vehicle,  window left open.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Criminal damage to back door of house, no entry.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

SEE SPECIAL HOLIDAY SAFETY TIPS BELOW  !!

 

 

  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.

 

Drop in for crime prevention advice,  get a form stamped.

And most other Garda station services.

 

 

 

                             

 

 

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              666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                                      1800 25 00 25

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

SPECIAL GARDA HOLIDAY SAFETY POSTER

Good advice for protecting your home before you go away on holiday !!

                       

            

 

 

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.

 

Weekly Activities include:

            Aqua Aerobics Art      Keep Fit        Art

          Short Mat Bowling     Bingo            Active 55

          Walking Group                   Monthly Get Together

Day Trip to Co. Wexford                                                                18 July 2018

Secret Valley Wild Life Park and Zoo

Gorey and Wexford Lavender Farm Inch

 

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park,  9.30 am.

Cost is €30.

Details from Elsie Kelly,  087 7468426.

Day Trip to Wells House and Gardens                                      22 August 2018

Ballyedmond,  Gorey

Cois na hAbhann Garden Home, & Lifestyle Centre

Camolin,  Co. Wexford

 

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park,  9.30 am.

Cost is €30.

Details from Elsie Kelly,  087 7468426.

 

           

22 June 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Thinner Lizzy

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Thinner Lizzy are a 5 piece Thin Lizzy tribute band from Co. Wicklow.

Johnny Dillon,  Ronan Carroll,  Brendan Curran,  Gavin Molony and Brendan Smyth.

All members are regular players on the Leinster rock, blues and alternative circuit.

They were formed in 2016 out of a mutual admiration for the original  band.

The band’s repertoire includes the incredible Live & Dangerous album.

All the well known hits,  two hours of classic Irish rock !!

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:30 p.m.

Tickets €10 or pay at the door.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie,  087 2917519.

22/23 June 2018

Whale Theatre

Greystones Players|Summer Shorts

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €12.

Greystones Players is delighted to present Summer Shorts.

An evening of comedy sketches and musical surprises.

Sure to tickle your funny bone.

Summer Shorts is on for two nights only.

Book tickets early to avoid disappointment … previous GP productions have been sellouts !!

Founded in September 2016,  Greystones Players is a non-profit community drama group.

It brings people together from Greystones and environs to work collaboratively on theatre.

And it enriches the cultural life of our town and area.

Greystones Players is generously supported by the Whale Theatre.

Full bar, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn + Confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

26 June 2018

Greystones Municipal District

Civic Offices,  Mill Road.

Annual Meeting @7 pm

          Election of Cathaoirleach

          Election of Leas-Cathaoirleach

 

Monthly Meeting @7.30 pm

On the Agenda:

  • Receive update on Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Receive report from GMD Engineer
  • Update on Greystones 2020
  • Review WCC Burial Ground Policy

27 June 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

The men will be visiting their allotment at Season Park Farm Allotment.

And then going for a meal.

This evening is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer.

Allotment at Season Park Farm Allotments NTMK is going well.

The ground has been cleared and the shed is up !!

Fruit,  flowers,  veg,  herbs,  all growing nicely.

Fantastic work from GCS men !!

Green fingers all round !!

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 ??

 

 

                  

28 June 2018

Concert in Aid of Tiglin|Paddy Casey, Declan O’Rourke and Lisa Loughrey

Temple Carrig Secondary School

Food Market and Bar will be open on the grounds from 6:30 p.m.

Concert will start at 8:00 p.m.

Tickets,  €25.

All proceeds will go to Homeless and Addiction Charity,  Tiglin.

Rock,  Folk and Soul music from the trio will have Greystones hopping !!

Tickets will sell out quickly.

29 June 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Aja: A Tribute to the Music of Steely Dan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Aja recreates the sounds of one of rock’s most legendary and enigmatic bands.

There is stunning precision and energy.

The joint will be rockin’ to all the Dan classics from Reelin’ in the Years to Hey Nineteen.

And beyond.

Eight piece ensemble features some of Dublin’s finest jazz,  rock and session musicians.

Their live set opens with the entire classic album,  Aja,  hence the name.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie,  087 2917519.

22/23 June 2018

Whale Theatre

Greystones Players|Summer Shorts

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €12.

Greystones Players is delighted to present Summer Shorts.

An evening of comedy sketches and musical surprises.

Sure to tickle your funny bone.

Summer Shorts is on for two nights only.

Book tickets early to avoid disappointment … previous GP productions have been sellouts !!

Founded in September 2016,  Greystones Players is a non-profit community drama group.

It brings people together from Greystones and environs to work collaboratively on theatre.

And it enriches the cultural life of our town and area.

Greystones Players is generously supported by the Whale Theatre.

Full bar, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn + Confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

30 June 2018

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 pm. to 5:00 p.m.

Wonderful local exhibition of roses and other summer flowers.

A show not to be missed !!

30 June 2018

Whale Theatre

The Secret Fall of Constance Wilde

The Untold Story of Oscar Wilde’s Wife & Mother of His Children

FULL Theatre Production: White Feather Theatre Company

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €20/€18.

The play is set in a mysterious world that intertwines facts and fiction.

It explores the shifting dynamic of the relationship between Constance and Oscar.

And his lover,  Lord Alfred Douglas.

It sheds light on the wife that few knew existed.

It examines the woman central to the life of the prolific writer,  Oscar Wilde.

Constance battled her own inner demons and secrets from her past.

Oscar Wilde’s catastrophic downfall was her fall.

Yes,  she died unnoticed by the world.

The play incorporates one of the most notorious legal cases that captivated England.

It also enquires into the cost of the characters’ conduct,  Oscar’s hopes for salvation.

And Constance’s valiant effort to find redemption.

Details of this event and all Whale Theatre events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

30 June 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Iarla Ó Lionáird & Steve Cooney

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Iarla Ó Lionáird is a two time Grammy nominee,  best known for his unmistakable voice.

Also known for his distinctive sean nós style as part of the successful The Gloaming.

He is accompanied for this concert by the acoustic guitar virtuoso,  Steve Cooney.

Iarla Ó Lionáird has carved a long and unique career in music,  in Ireland and abroad.

He was born in the West Cork Gaeltacht and a neighbour of Seán Ó Riada.

A wonderful evening will be had by all.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €21/€23.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie,  087 2917519.

1 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Little Red Riding Hood & the Silly Billy Wolf

FULL Theatre Production

1:00 p.m. Doors open 12:30 p.m.

3:00 p.m. Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Tickets €12.

This colourful,  fast paced all singing and dancing show is fun and gentle.

It re-tells the classic fairy tale of Little Red Riding Hood.

Little Red Riding Hood is adventuring through the woods to visit her Granny.

But somewhere along the way,  the Silly Billy Wolf is waiting.

Children will have great fun joining in on the action,  singing songs.

Playing games and meeting some amazing characters in this original show.

Find out why Granny is the coolest Granny in the world !!

Play games with Granny’s Crazy Cat !!

Meet the Lumberjack Bear.

What happens when Granny decides to give Little Red Riding Hood the surprise of her life ??

Beautiful costumes,  stunning stage sets and hilarious characters.

This a fun-packed show not to be missed.

Suitable for 1-7 year olds.

Full bar,  fresh popcorn and confectionaly available to buy on the day.

Details of this event and all Whale Theatre events from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

 

 

5 July 2018

Delgany Thursday Club

Trip to Battle of the Boyne Visitor Centre & Oldbridge Walled Garden

Coach leaves Christ Church,  Delgany;  1:30 p.m.

Please note start time.

Cost is €25,  to include coach,  entry fee & tea/coffee and scone.

Details from Noelene,  2876878;  Peter, 086 8307644;  John, 086 3566527.

7 July 2018

Whale Theatre|Dry Rain Theatre Company|To Shorten the Road

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €15/€12.

A candle lit evening of traditional Seanchaí Storytelling,  Songs, Dance,  Music, Poetry.

Lorraine O’Brien,  storyteller and lilter.

Emma O’Brien,  singer and actress.

Mick Heffernan,  singer and musician.

Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment in Ireland.

In the old days,  people would gather in the house of the best storyteller, the Seanchaí.

In between,  there would be stories,  songs,  music poetry and dance.

Come along for a wonderful night !! You won’t be disappointed !!

You can read all about it,  Wicklow Times,  Page 18,  link below.

http://wicklowtimes.net/wp-content/uploads/2018/06/Wicklow-Times-12-6-18-North.pdf

Full bar, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn + Confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

 

9 to 13 July 2018

Irish Water Safe Week in Greystones

Greystones South Beach.

Registration @South Beach Lifeguard Station on 9 July @10:00 a.m.

Candidates should be 10 years of age.

Cost is €40 for safety classes;  €50 for rescue classes.

Candidates will learn safety and rescue skills.

Wetsuits are recommended but not compulsory.

Classes generally run every day;  class duration can vary.

More information available on registration day.

Places are allocated on a first come,  first served basis.

It is not possible to register outside the designated registration.

If you cannot attend on registration day,  please attend on first day of course.

And speak to an available instructor.

13/14 July 2018

Greystones Cancer Support|Bag Pack Tesco Greystones

Please support your local,  independent,  voluntary cancer support group.

Serving Greystones and the community since 1994.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and [email protected].

21 and 22 July 2018

Denali Garden Opening

Denali,  Charlesland;  2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.

Save the date !!   Wonderful garden opening opportunity.

Absolutely not to be missed … and right on our doorstep !!

More details to follow.

29 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Summer Outdoor Movies @The Cove|Jungle Book

9:00 p.m. Tickets €5;  limit 4.

Details from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

11 August 2018

Irish German Society of County Wicklow

Annual Trip|Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre|Clonmacnoise|Athlone

Bus leaves AIB Bank Greystones,  9:00 a.m.

Second collection at Killruddery House entrance,  9:15 a.m.

Visiting Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre,  Heritage Site Clonmacnoise.

Lunch at Creggan Court Hotel,  Visit to Athlone.

Excellent opportunity to see and learn.

Price,  to include all admission charges,  two course lunch,  bus hire.

Members, €35;  Non Members €50.

This is always a very interesting and enjoyable trip.

Early booking recommended as there is usually a waiting list.

Full details and booking,  George Jones,  2875678,  [email protected].

11 August 2018

Whale Theatre

Summer Outdoor Movies @The Cove|Airplane

10:00 p.m. Tickets €5;  limit 4.

Details from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie

10 September 2018

Delgany Guild Irish Countrywomen’s Association Meeting

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

Delgany Guild ICA meets tonight and every second Monday of the month.

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Crafts:  jewellery to patchwork;  Drama;  Sports:  swimming to golf.

Outings are regular,  fun and cultural.

Demonstrations,  speakers and competitions are held throughout the year.

Delgany Guild ICA is not all about tea and buns !!

But it is always nice to end a meeting with them !!

Come along to a meeting and see for yourself.

You will be given a very warm welcome !!

18 September 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

First Soup and Sandwiches of the season !!

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

26 September 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.

1 October 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 !!

 

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