Greystones notes week October 25th

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 CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW TICKETS NOW ON SALE !!

TICKETS AVAILABLE AT TESCO GREYSTONES THIS WEEKEND.

DETAILS BELOW.

€1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

Google Home from Tom and Eileen Horan

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1” 32 GB from Mark Kinsella

€200 Voucher from Des Doyle Butchers

Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from Powerscourt Arms Country House Enniskerry

Fourball from Greystones Golf Club

Beautiful watercolour Great Sugarloaf original painting from Mary Nohilly

Tickets available at Greystones Cancer Support,  Monday to Friday,  9 am to 1 pm.

Tickets also on sale this weekend at Tesco Greystones.

Friday,  Saturday and Sunday,  18, 19 and 20 October,  9.30 am to 8 pm.

Tickets are €2.00 each or 3 for €5.00.

GCS Mascot Bonnie will be at Tesco Greystones this Saturday,  20 October,  3 pm to 4 pm.

Bonnies loves to say hello to all her friends !!

Come along and give her a pet !!

Draw takes place at Gala Charity Night on 3 November 2018 in Whale Theatre.

Gala Charity Night features Chris de Burgh.  Details from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

ANAM CARA WICKLOW MONTHLY MEETING FOR BEREAVED PARENTS

22 October 2018.  Details below.

 

GREYSTONES DEMENTIA FRIENDS

MEMORY LANE MUSIC GROUP GREYSTONES

Each Friday morning,  St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  11.30 am to 1 pm.

Tea/coffee and biscuits.

Memory Lane Music Group is for people with Alzheimer’s and/or their carers.

Singing is not only an enjoyable activity.

It can also provide a way for people with dementia,  and their carers,  to socialise.

They can express themselves and meet up with others in a fun and supportive group.

Details from Fiona Lang,  086 8455256.

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CHRISTMAS FAIR IS BACK:  1/2 DECEMBER

One of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas fairs.

Applicants for stalls now being accepted,  [email protected].

One day single stall,  €45,  double stall,  €80;  Two day single stall,  €70, double stall, €120.

GREYSTONES EDUCATE TOGETHER SEVENTH ANNUAL CRAFT FAIR

SUNDAY, 11 DECEMBER 2018

Wicklow Crafters interested in taking part in the fair are asked to send 3 JPG images.

As well as a description of their work and craft.

Please send to [email protected].

 

BRAY AREA PARTNERSHIP

Free Parenting Course for Parents and Guardians of 6 to 11 Year Olds

Parenting is one of the most important jobs that you can do.

But the children don’t come with a handbook !!

Learn how to tackle behaviour problems,  communicate more positively.

And develop a closer relationship with your child.

Free course starts on Tuesday,  6 November,  and runs for six Tuesday mornings.

Feedback from previous courses has been excellent.

Relationships with children improve.  Group is warm and supportive.

Details from www.brayareapartnership.ie or 2868266.

 

 

EXERCISE PROGRAMMES FOR THE OVER 50s

Each Wednesday,  Shoreline Leisure Centre,  Mill Road;  12.30 pm. to 1:30 p.m.

Flexibility,  strength,  confidence,  balance,  co-ordination, mobility.

Led by Siel Bleu Physical Trainer,  Marguerite O’Mally.

Come along and try a life enhancing exercise class.

Classes are designed specifically for older adults.

They focus on physical,  social and mental wellbeing.

All welcome to drop in,  no need to register !!

Cost is €5 per sessions.

Details from 2096889;  www.sielbleu.ie.

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 14 October 2018.

Greystones North                               Theft x 2.

Female suspect seen rummaging through cars.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Burglary x 3.  Two males jemmied window and

                                                                        entered houses.  Third incident was an attempt.

                                                                        Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft x 2:  Tip jar stolen.

                                                            Locked bicycle stolen from outside apartment.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary x 3.  Two males seen leaving a premises.

One with fur lining on hood of black coat.

                                                                        Partner took vehicle without permisson.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

One male was arrested for two burglaries that occurred in Greystones on 10 October 2018.

These burglaries occurred just after midday.

Please be vigilant at all times of the day.

Report all suspicious persons/vehicles and activity.

 

 

  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

 

 

 

HOUSEHOLD HAZARDOUS WASTE COLLECTION 2018

Bray Recycling Centre,  Boghall Road;  27 October 2018;  9.30 am to 1 pm.

Much of what we throw in our bins is actually hazardous waste.

Please do not throw out any of the followings wastes.

Please safely store them until the Household Hazardous Waste Collection on 27 October.

Paints & solvents;  batteries;  fluorescent tubes;  fertilisers;  pesticides & poisons.

Waste medicines,  adhesives,  inks and resins;  caustic soda and waste oils;

Drain cleaners;  cleaning agents & detergents;  photographic chemicals;

Oven cleaners;  shoe polishes.

Batteries may be left at any Wicklow County Council Recycling Centre.

The are part of a free take back scheme at all shops selling batteries.

Paints are taken at Bray Recycling Centre at all times.

It is not always possible to predict the amount of hazardous waste materials.

That will be delivered to the collections.

 

 

 

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.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening,  St. Kilian House Family Centre,  8 pm.

Aqua Aerobics|Shoreline Leisure Centre Continue

Each Monday,  12 pm to 1 pm.  Cost is €4.50.

Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   26 October

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

Come along and enjoy a demonstration of cardmaking !!

Experts Maureen,  Sadie and Mary will show you how.

You may even take up this craft when you see what beautiful cards can be made !!

All it takes is a little bit of care and attention.

Visit to Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society                       17 November

Carousel @NCH;  2.30 pm

Bus and show,  €45.

Christmas Shopping Trip                                                  date to be decided

Arboretum Leighlinbridge,  Co. Carlow

           

Continues to 20 October 2018

Greystones Camera Club 7th Annual Photography Exhibition

Hillside Evangelical Church,  Hillside Road;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Stunning + varied selection of over 100 professionally printed,  mounted and framed images.

Images are from the group’s Members,  who range from beginners to professionals.

Most of the images on display will be available at a very reasonable price.

Great opportunity to find perfect (Christmas) gift for someone special or for yourself !!

An exhibition not to be missed and now an important annual Greystones event.

Details from Tina Kavanagh,  086 8288455.

19 October 2018

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

Today and each third Friday of the month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details from 089 4286928.

19 October 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Andy Irvine

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers.

His voice is one of a handful of truly great ones that get to the soul of Ireland.

He has been hailed as “a tradition in himself”.

Musician,  singer and songwritier,  Andy has maintained his skills over his 45 year career.

From Sweeney’s Men in the mid 1960s to Planxty in the 1970s.

Then from Patrick Street to Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s Mozaik.

Andy has been a world music pioneer and icon for traditional music and musicians.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€20.

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

19 October 2018

Whale Theatre|Spaghetti and Jazz

Italian Feast Buffet in Bear Paw Deli Theatre Lane

Followed by Concert in Whale Theatre

Buffet at 7:00 p.m.;  Doors open 7:00 p.m.;  Tickets €29.50.

Concert in Whale Theatre commences at 8:30 p.m.

Limited to 30 persons.

Bear Paw Italian Feast Buffet of:

Spaghetti with a ragu of pulled slow roast short rib beef,  rich tomatoes and parmesan.

Wild mushroom and leek risotto.

Cured meats,  Caprese salad,  Roast Mediterranean Vegetables.

Olives,  pestos and garlic bread.

Bear Paw Peti Fours.

Music will feature jazz guitarist,  Francesco Amico and his quartet.

In the company of Patrice Brun,  tenor saxophone,  Peter Erdei,  electric bass guitar.

Andy O’Farrell,  drums.

The band will explore both jazz standards and original compositions.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873594726/events/128162647

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

19 October 2018

Whale Theatre|The Francesco Amico Quartet

8:30 p.m.;  Doors open 7:30 p.m.;  Tickets €15.

Native of Italy,  now living in Greystones.

Francesco was introduced to guitar by his first teacher.

He learned jazz fingerstyle and jazz composition.

Arrangements by Bruno Tommaso and Giancarlo Gazzani.

Since 2000, Francesco has studied with Mike Nielson and Jane O’Leary at RIAM.

In 2003,  he was award scholarship to study with Irish composer,  Ronan Guilfoyle.

He has collaborated with some of the most respected musicians on the Irish jazz scene.

As a free lance artist is is working with his quartet.

In the company of Patrice Brun,  tenor saxophone,  Peter Erdei,  electric bass guitar.

Andy O’Farrell,  drums.

The band will explore both jazz standards and original compositions.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  fresh popcorn,  confectionary available.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591668/events/128149260

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

20 October 2018

Whale Theatre

The Comedy Improv Horror Show|Joe Rooney,  Sharon Mannion,  Danny Kehoe

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

The terrifying threesome return for another night of madcap improv brilliance.

Halloween is the theme as the three go Full Frankenstein with flights of comic fancy.

So,  come together,  guys and ghouls,  it’s going to be a THRILLA!  THRILLA! NIGHT !

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  fresh popcorn,  confectionary available.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873592068/events/128150452

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

21 October 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera Samson et Dalila

Satellite Screening|New Production

5:00 p.m.;  Doors open 4:30 p.m.;  Tickets €25/€13.

Approximate running time 3:29.  Two intermissions.

Saint-Saen’s biblical epic,  Samson et Dalila.

First new Met production of the opera in 20 years.

Sir Mark Elder conducts.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  fresh popcorn,  confectionary available.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591189/events/128148420

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

22 October 2018

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:15 p.m.

First local monthly meeting of wonderful organisation that supports bereaved parents.

This meeting is only for parents who have lost children.

Anam Cara Wicklow offers a safe and comfortable setting.

The evening is free and open to all bereaved parents.

Regardless of the age your child died,  the circumstances of their death.

Or whether their death was recent or not.

24 October 2018

Greystones Cancer Support|Bereaved Group Meetings

GCS Centre,  La Touche Place;  3.15 pm.

This group is for those bereaved in the past few years.

Grieving is an ongoing process.  Sharing with others has proven to help.

Meeting will also be held on 28 November 2018.

Our meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson.

They have proved very helpful to all.

A warm welcome is always extended.

24 October 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  8:00 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends 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 ??

25 to 28 October 2018

Wicklow Dementia Support

Charity Art Exhibition

Pop Up Shop,  La Touche Place,  Greystones.

Launch will be held on 25 October 2018 at 7:30 p.m.

Exhibition will include works from over a dozen local artists:

Michael Gemmell,  Nicky Kruseman and Patrick Walshe.

They have generously donated works to be raffled on the night.

Admission is €10 to include raffle ticket and glass of wine.

Funds will go to Wicklow Dementia Support.

Four works from students of St. Gerard’s School Bray will also be exhibited.

Students are raising funds the submitting their artwork for a competition.

Pop Up Gallery will be open 26 to 28 October 2018,  10:a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fifty percent of all sales will go to Wicklow Dementia Support.

 

Wicklow Dementia Support is a local charity,  supporting people with dementia.

And also their families.

The group aims to support the person with dementia at home in their local community.

For as long as possible.

Details from Patte O’Reilly,  [email protected].

26 October 2018

Whale Theatre

Greystones Film Club|The Rocky Horror Picture Party

8:00 p.m.;  Doors open 7:00 p.m.;  Tickets €10.

Frank-N-Furter and the gang take over the Whale Theatre for night of devious delights.

Live dancers,  shady chancers and wide-eyed romancers.

All there to celebrate a certain Halloween classic that has been with us for 43 years.

Prizes for the best fancy dress.

Finest monster mashes known to devil and beast on the sound system.

Lots more surprises for the spookiest,  grooviest Halloween party in town.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873594390/events/128160157

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

27 October 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera:  La Fanciulla del West

5:55 p.m.;  Doors open 5:15 p.m.;  Tickets €25.

Wonderful Puccini’s opera with gun-slinging heroine in romantic epic of Wild West.

With an outlaw and vigilante sheriff.

Fabulous soprano,  tenor and baritone.

Running time:  3:42,  with two intermissions.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn and Confectiionary available.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591190/events/128148421

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

27 October 2018

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!  Turn Clocks BACK One Hour !!

 

28 and 29 October 2018

Whale Theatre|The Old Dark House

Sunday,  show starts 8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:00 p.m.

Monday,  show starts 4:00 p.m.  Doors,  3:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€15.

Mangled Ferret Theatrical Expeditions.

The Old Dark House,  by Alan Nolan and Ian Whelan.  Directed by Ian Whelan.

It’s the ultimate dark and stormy night.

Five weary travellers seek shelter on a stormy night.

They are admitted to gloomy,  foreboding mansion belonging to strange Femm family.

The travellers try to make the best of it,  but the weather seems to be least of their troubles!

This blistering comedy has received rave reviews since its 2001 premiere.

Ian Whelan and his team have many sold out runs to their credit.

Wonderful way to spend the October Bank Holiday weekend !!

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

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873592131/events/128150986

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 October 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

31 October 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.

31 October 2018

Halloween !!  Trick or Treat !!

 

1 November 2018

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Chester Beatty Library Dublin

Bus leaves Christ Church Delgany at 1:30 p.m.

Cost is €25 to include coach,  guided tour and scone with tea/coffee.

Booking and details from Noelene, 2876878;  Peter, 086 8307644;  John, 086 3566527.

3 November 2018

Whale Theatre Gala Charity Night for Greystones Cancer Support

Featuring Chris de Burgh.

Famous Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw takes place @6:30 p.m.

This event is SOLD OUT.  Please contact Whale Theatre for Waiting List.

4 November 2018

Blessing of the Graves Redford Cemetery

3:00 p.m.

Water bottles will be provided for personal blessing of graves.

Annual Cemetery Collection for upkeep of cemetery will also take place.

4 November 2018

Holy Rosary Parish|Social Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Learn new crafts and make new connections while also having a cuppa !!

Lots to see and learn while meeting with friends.

6 November 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 !!

12 November 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 !!

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

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Wide range of demonstrations and speakers are actively pursued.

Also various crafts,  sport,  drama and theatre outings are among the interests.

Plus forging good friendships.

Come along and see what is on offer.  You will be most welcome.

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

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

13 November 2018

YWCA Coolnagreina Coffee Morning

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

Today and each second Tuesday of the month.

Come along for a wonderful morning of good friendship.

Tea/coffee and home baking.

Why not arrange to meet a friend at Coolnagreina for coffee ??

You will have a great morning and support a good cause.

20 November 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.

24 November 2018

Greystones Municipal District|Greystones Businesses

Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:00 p.m.

Usual carol singing,  ecumenical service and special visit by Santa !!

1 and 2 December 2018

St. David’s Secondary School Christmas Craft Fair

One of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas fairs.

St. David’s Secondary School Hall;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

11 December 2018

YWCA Coolnagreina Coffee Morning

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

Today and each second Tuesday of the month.

Come along for a wonderful morning of good friendship.

Tea/coffee and home baking.

Why not arrange to meet a friend at Coolnagreina for coffee ??

You will have a great morning and support a good cause.

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