Greystones notes week February 25th

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 !!

Have you or your group signed up for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 yet ??

You don’t want to be left behind !!

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.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 17 February 2019.

Greystones North                               Burglary to business premises.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Burglary to home while owners on holiday.

                                                                        Theft to shop and restaurent.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               Knockroe,  theft from vehicle.

                                                                        Window of vehicle damaged.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

PLEASE TAKE SPECIAL EFFORT TO KEEP MOTORYCYLES AND BIKES LOCKED.

GREYSTONES GARDA CRIME PREVENTION OFFICER HAS TIPS.

 

 

  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 Corbett 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 Molly Corbett;  [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.                               

22/23 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Juliet of Verona

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

Brand new and exciting adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Presented by Making Waves Youth Theatre.

Adaptation is by Ciaran Coogan,  Making Waves founding member.

This is the story of star-crossed lovers,  a story of two families at war,  mischief, love + loss.

There is a twist to the classic story.

This is the first time the Making Waves troupe of young actors will perform at Whale Theatre.

Making Waves Youth Theatre is a community youth theatre group.

It was founded in September 2018.

It is generously sponsored by Ross McParland,  Greystones Studios and Whale Theatre.

Membership is open to teenagers between the ages of 14 to 18.

Workshops and rehearsals every Sunday in Greystones Studios,  2 pm to 5 pm.

Juliet of Verona is Making Waves’ first production.

Making Waves Youth Theatre details from Joanne O’Shea,  [email protected].

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873596643/events/128179224

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

22 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Catfish Blues Orchestra

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

The Catfish Blues Orchestra is a truly unique musical experience.

Band is comprised of some of the finest blues talents based in Ireland today.

Eight piece band produces a truly powerful sound.

Electric guitars,  bass,  drums,  vocals,  harmonica and brass section.

No two shows are alike.  This band must be experienced live to be fully appreciated.

The orchestra is driven by a love of authentic blues.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KlLkPfI1dgs

Doors open 8 p.m.

Tickets €10/€12.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

24 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Fireside Folk 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.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

26 February 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

On the Agenda:

  • Update on Greystones Harbour Development.
  • Report from GMD Engineer.
  • Nominate two elected Members to Dr. Ryan Park Management Committee.
  • WCC Estate Development Scheme 2019.
  • Update on Greystones/Holyhead Twinning.
  • Discuss arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Update on Greystones 2020.
  • Motion:  Housing land should not be sold until plan has been produced by management to build the Delgany to Blacklion Road and junction.

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.

As always,  an evening to remember !!   Don’t miss out !!

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

[email protected].

28 February 2019

Wicklow to Greystones Coastal Route|Have Your Say !!

Druids Glen Resort Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;  7:00 p.m.

Community workshop to see the views, opinions and feedback of the local community.

Possible Greenway/Coastal Route from a local perspective.

Facilitated,  and aims outlined by,  Wicklow County Council,  Atkins Engineering.

And Tourism Development International.

All welcome to this very interesting evening !!

Details and further information from [email protected]

28 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Soldier,  Smoker,  Lipstick,  Joker.

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €12/€10.

Kilmac Youth Drama Group presents a fresh look during 1940s wartime London.

Six characters at odds with one another find themselves caught up in the blitz.

They are forced to spend the night in a bomb shelter,  waiting out the blasts.

As the night unfolds,  wall crumble,  both inside and out.

Preceding this one act play,  the group will have a selection of musical acts.

They will be performed by a variation of talendted youths from Kilmacanogue.

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598843/events/128187845

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

1 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|John Spillane

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

John Spillane is a musician,  songwriter,  performer,  recording artist.

Storyteller,  poet,  dreamer … a canvass filled with colour and brilliance.

His music transports the listener and his live performace captivates the audience.

In a busy world full of upheaval,  a time-out with John Spillane will ease the load.

Come along and bask in his light !!

Doors open 8 pm.  Show 9 pm.

Tickets €14/€16.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

2 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Met Opera:  La Fille du Régiment

5:55 p.m. Doors open 5:15 p.m.  Tickets €25/€13.

This opera will be a feast of vocal fireworks on the Met stage.

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

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591195/events/128148426

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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.

3 March 2019

Whale Theatre

Creative Performance Academy|Neverland Adventures

2:00 p.m. Doors open 1:30 p.m.  Tickets €15/€10.

Join the members of the CPA !!

They will sing,  dance and act their way through fairy tales.

They will take you on an adventure through Neverland.

And end in an explosion of song and dance where they treat us to their Greatest Show !!

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873597946/events/128184705

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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 !!

5 March 2018

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

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

Memories of Gardening and Showing with Joan and Jim Gregg.

DDHS Members for over 40 years.

All welcome.

7 March 2019

Delgany Thursday Club|Visit to Dublin Castle

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

Please note departure time.

 

€25.00 per person,  to include coach,  castle tour,  scone with tea/coffee.

Bookings and details:  Noelene,  2876878,  Peter,  086 8307644,  John,  086 3566527.

11 March 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 !!

12 March 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.

Wonderful home baking which you won’t be able to resist !!

Donations in aid of Youth Cafe.

Come along for warm welcome,  good friendship and all in aid of a good cause !!

22 March 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

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

Future dates will be 12 April and 24 May 2019.

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

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

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

18 March 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 March 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.

12 April 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

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

Next date will be 24 May 2019.

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

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

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

24 May 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

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 and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

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