Greystones notes week February 11th

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.

  1. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2019 WILL BE BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER !!

Plans are now underway to make this year’s parade even bigger and better than ever.

Application forms and details have been sent to local groups and organisations.

If your group did not receive one,  please contact 2876694 or [email protected].

Help make Parade 2019 the best one yet !!

A wide range of awards will be made in various categories.

The usual Best Window Display award will also be made.

All shops and commercial enterprises are encouraged to make Greystones “en fete”.

St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s National Day,  celebrated all around the world.

We don’t want to be left out !!

Please return parade applications to GMD by 22 February 2019.

Cost is Clubs/Organisations,  €20;  Commercial, €40.

 

MEMORY LANE MUSIC GROUP MEETS EACH FRIDAY MORNING

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

Tea/coffee and biscuits.

Memory Lane Music Group is a weekly group.

This 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,  and/or Michael Fisher,  087 9833931.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 3 February 2019.

Greystones North                               Burglary:  rear window forced,  jewellery stolen.

                                                            Theft:  vehicle stolen.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

                                                                        Garda Alan Thompson                                                                                                                [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from vehicle.

                                                            Anti social behaviour in Killincarrig.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

                                                                        Anti social behaviour:  business premises

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

PLEASE TAKE SPECIAL EFFORT TO KEEP MOTORYCYLES AND BIKES LOCKED.

GREYSTONES GARDA CRIME PREVENTION OFFICER HAS TIPS.

 

 

  DELGANY COMMUNITY POLICING CLINIC

  Sunday,  10 February 2019.

  Old Cheers Building;  5 pm to 8 pm.

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

  And most other Garda station services. 

 

  KILCOOLE COMMUNITY POLICING CLINIC

  SPECIAL REMINDER KILCOOLE CLINIC CONTINUES !!

 

  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. 

 

  Details from:

  Garda Maria Curtis;  [email protected].

  Garda Alan Thompson;  [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              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

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m.

 

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

 

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure      Monday         12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:30 a.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:30 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:30 p.m.

Get Together Coffee Morning|Friday,  22 February 2019,  10:30 a.m.

Come along for a talk by Gillian Fox,  well known podiatrist.                               

8 February 2019

Whale Theatre|The Songs and Stories of Joni Mitchell

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €18/€16.

Shadows and Light,  three piece group,  return to the Whale Theatre.

They have a captivating show on the iconic singer-songwriter,  Joni Mitchell.

Maura Vambeck,  vocalist,  Dave Mulligan,  guitar,  and Paul Enright,  keyboard.

The show features songs from the huge Joni repertoire.

If you are a Joni fan,  you are in for a real treat.

If not,  you will be before the night is over !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873581991/events/128176725

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

8 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Billy Roche and The Red Guitar Tour

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Billy Roche,  award winning playwright,  author and musician,  is back on the road.

This time it is the Red Guitar Tour.

Celebrating the launch of the new album,  Dead Man’s Shoes.

Come along on the night and you can hear the story of this famous guitar.

Billy teams up with Mike Odlum and Pete McCamley for the album and the tour.

Doors open 8 p.m.  Show at 9 p.m.

Tickets €15/€12.  First 12 tickets are €12.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

9 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Alison Spittle Makes a Show of Herself

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

Alison is Tatler Comedian of the Year and star/writer of RTE’s Nowhere Fast.

Alison is now on her second tour.

This is Alison’s hilarious follow up to her smash-hit tours and multi fringe award shows.

“A master class in stand up comedy.”

“A mind of genius.”

A great night to be had.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873594711/events/128162419

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

10 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Theatre Tot’s Class|10 Week Class on Sunday Mornings

10:50 a.m. Course,  €100.

Three terms in the year.  10% sibling discount applies.

Bradley Theatre School.

Hour long energetic and engaging class for ages 3 to 6.

Incorporating singing,  drama and dance.

Performance at the end of the term.

Drama games,  storytelling,  dress up,  puppetry,  communication and team work.

Dancing and singing.  Confidence building.

Drama encourages Creativity,  Enjoyment and Imagination.

Singing encourages Music Knowledge and Confidence.

Dance encourages Good Coordination,  Discipline and Fun !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873593381/events/128187946

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

10 February 2019

Whale Theatre|A Taste of Baroque with the Degani Trio

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:00 p.m.  Tickets €25/€20.

Previous sellout performance,  the Degani Trio returns to the Whale Theatre.

Unique opportunity to hear fresh and dynamic interpretations of Barque masterpieces.

Eamonn Sweeny on guitar and stylishly eloquent Ruby Ashley on oboe.

Rachel Quinn,  piano;  Alan Smale,  violin;  Annette Cleary,  cello.

World class performing musicians who are also devoted teachers.

They share their love and talent of music with children and adults of all ages.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873596056/events/128177840

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

10 February 2019

Invictus:  A Passion

Church of the Holy Redeemer,  Bray;  8:00 p.m.

Irish premiere of Howard Goodall’s new sacred oratorio.

This is an event of national and European significance !!

Bray and Wicklow Choral Societies.

Musical Director,  Frank Kelly.

ConTempo Quartet and Degani Ensemble,  led by Alan Smale.

Soloists:  Joan O’Malley and Ross Scanlon.

Tickets,  €15,  available from Eventbrite or at the door.

11 February 2019

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 !!

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 !!

10 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Harbourside Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

12 February 2019

Coffee & Cake @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.

12 February 2019

Raising Bilingual Children in Ireland

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  6:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

A talk with Dr. Francesca La Morgia.

Why do some bilingual children prefer one language over another ??

Is it true that bilingual children start speaking late ??

How can I help my child to develop two languages at the same time ??

How long will it take for my child to learn the school language ??

Is it too late to start speaking my mother tongue to my child ??

These and other questions will be addressed in this informative talk.

Talk is for parents who are raising bilingual or multilingual children.

Parents will learn about bilingual language development.

And about some of the most common strategies to support linguistic development.

Also more about cognitive,  social and educational benefits of bilungualism.

Booking required 2873548,  [email protected].

13 February 2019

Diabetes Ireland Community Based Education Course

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Diabetes Ireland offers community based education courses (CODE).

Course is for people diagnosed with Prediabetes and Type 2 Diabetes.

CODE involves two hour daily session on just four days.

Small group of people where you will learn from one another.

Ask questions,  find motivation to change,  share tips,  experiences,  ideas.

Diabetes Professional will provide advice,  facts,  guidance,  motivation and support.

Course is free.

Booking is essential with Sheila,  8428118.  www.diabetes.ie.

13 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club

The Lonely Battle of Thomas Reid

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:15 p.m.  Tickets €10

Described as one of the  most unique pieces of cinema of the past year.

Documentary charting a Leixlip loner’s batter to save his 100 year old farm.

Thomas Reid locks horns with the IDA.

One man’s defiance against a giant corporate bully.

Movie highlights the struggle for Ireland’s small farmer to survive in tech driven times.

Film’s producer,  Luke McManus,  will hold a twenty minute Q&A session after the film.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598394/events/128186272

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

14 February 2019

Valentine’s Day

Happy Valentine’s Day to all !!

14 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Love Bites

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

Two divas and a piano.

Love songs,  jazz standards,  ballads,  garnished with a twist of dry humour.

Carmel McCreagh,  Flo McSweeney and Fiachra Trench are the trio.

They have been bringing their shows to audiences throughout Ireland with great acclaim.

The Love Bites Valentine’s Day Show returns to Whale Theatre after a full house last year.

Irving Berlin,  Jacques Brel,  Leonard Cohen,  Duke Ellington, Melody Gardot.

Mick Jagger,  Leiber and Stoller,  Joni Mitchell,  Van Morrison,  Paul Simon.

Stephen Sondheim,  Tom Waits and many singers’ songs will feature.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873582232/events/128177812

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

15 February 2019

Your Well-Being in Your Community

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m.

Talk by Ali Rochford,  Social Prescribing and Well-being Coordinator.

Social Prescribing is about supporting the health and well-being of people.

Using community based activities and supports,  such as art, exercise,  gardening, reading.

Programme is for you if you feel that you need some support to mind your health and well being.

Or if you feel isolated,  stressed,  anxious or depressed.

Ali will talk to you about what activities interest you.

And the benefits of participating in them.

She will assist and support you in attending those activities.

Booking is required 2873548 or [email protected].

15 February 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

Today and each third Friday of the month.  This group meets once a 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.

15 February 2019

Whale Theatre|The Curse of the Button Accordian

Written and Performed by Sharon Mannion.

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €18/€15.

Two divas and a piano.

Love songs,  jazz standards,  ballads,  garnished with a twist of dry humour.

Carmel McCreagh,  Flo McSweeney and Fiachra Trench are the trio.

They have been bringing their shows to audiences throughout Ireland with great acclaim.

The Love Bites Valentine’s Day Show returns to Whale Theatre after a full house last year.

Irving Berlin,  Jacques Brel,  Leonard Cohen,  Duke Ellington, Melody Gardot.

Mick Jagger,  Leiber and Stoller,  Joni Mitchell,  Van Morrison,  Paul Simon.

Stephen Sondheim,  Tom Waits and many singers’ songs will feature.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591725

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

16 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Cello Ireland with Hugh Buckley Jazz Quintet

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €25.

Cello Ireland joins forces with the Hugh Bucklkey Jazz Quintet.

Incredible evening of music making.

Blend of rich sonorous sounds of the cello ensemble and improvisations of jazz ensemble.

Their combination is both unique and mesmerising.

Hugh Buckley is one of Ireland’s finest guitarists.

His ensemble features the cream of Ireland’s finest jazz musicians.

This will be a night to remember !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873595984/events/128177514

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

17 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club|A Star Is Born

This event is SOLD OUT.

Please feel free to join the waiting list.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598467

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

18 February 2018

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:20 p.m.

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.

Full details with videos of parents can be found at:  www.anamcara.ie.

Topics include:  A Dad’s Grief,  Sudden and Traumatic Death,  The Grieving Family.

All services are provided free of charge.

19 February 2019

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.

21 February 2019

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Talk

Kilian House Family Centre,  La Touche Road;  8:00 p.m.

Philip Lecane will speak about the sinking of the Dun Laoghaire/Holyhead mailboat.

The RMS Leinster was sunk in October 2018.

Philip is a maritime historian and author of two books.

Torpedoed! The RMS Leinster Disaster and Women and Children on the RMS Leinster.

 

All are welcome.

There will be a small charge of €2 to defray costs.

26 February 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

27 February 2019

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.

27 February 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place;  3.15 p.m.

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

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

Meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson,  professional bereavement counsellor.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and [email protected].

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

27 February 2019

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 ??

28 February 2019

La Touche Wines Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.

Five wines will be matched to a special menu.

An evening to remember !!

Cost is €60 per person.  Please book in advance,  2873826.

[email protected].

3 March 2019

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.

5 March 2019

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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