Greystones notes week March 18th

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 MUNICIPAL DISTRICT

PROPOSAL FOR TOWN CENTRE COMMUNITY BASED CCTV SYSTEM

GMD intends to make an application for funding towards community based CCTV system.

Purpose is to increase public safety and deter illegal or anti-social behaviour.

A survey has been carried out,  with 11 sites identified for cameras.

Map is on display at Greystones Municipal District and Greystones Garda Station.

Submissions are welcome in writing or by email by Friday,  29 March 2019.

[email protected].

 

WICKLOW DEMENTIA SUPPORT

VOLUNTEERS WANTED FOR ALZPALS !!

ALZPALS is a befriending service which supports people with dementia living at home.

If you have a few hours a week to spare and live in Co. Wicklow,  please consider helping.

Details from Wicklow Dementia Support,  089 4286928.

[email protected];  www.wicklowdemtiasupport.org.

Closing date is 22 March 2019.

MUSICAL MEMORIES

WEEKLY GROUP FOR PEOPLE WITH ALZHEIMER’S/DEMENTIA

AND THEIR FAMILY CARERS

Group meets each Friday morning,  St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11.30 am to 1 pm.

Tea/coffee and biscuits available.

This wonderful group is a weekly group.

Singing is not only an enjoyable activity.

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

It provides an opportunity for people to express themselves.

And to meet up with others in a fun and supportive environment.

Details from Wicklow Dementia Support,  089 4286928.

 

  1. WICKLOW’S DIGITAL SURVEY

Survey is to help develop a Digital Strategy for Co. Wicklow.

Paper versions are available to Greystones Library and Greystones Municipal District.

  • Transforming Wicklow to a balanced digital future.
  • An initiative to develop a digital strategy for the County.
  • Progressing our digital transformation.

www.wicklow.ie/digitalsurvey

Please have a look at the survey and take part if at all possible.

Now is your chance !!

DES FOX MOSAIC WORKSHOPS|THIRD SATURDAY OF THE MONTH

Details below.

 

DAFFODIL DAY IS FRIDAY,  22 MARCH 2019

Daffodil Day items now on sale at Greystones Cancer Support.

Details below.

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 10 March 2019.

Greystones North                               Theft from shop.

                                                            Criminal damage to vehicle.

Garda JP Connolly                                  [email protected]

           Greystones South                                Burglary: glass smashed,  entry gained,

nothing stolen.

                                                                        Catalytic converter stolen while car in car park.

                                                                        Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            [email protected]

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  door and balcony door prised open.

                                                            Entry gained,  nothing stolen.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 [email protected]

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               [email protected]

 

  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.

Visit to Collins Barracks Museum                                  27 March 2019

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @9.45 am.

Cost is €20,  to  include guided tour and bus.

Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   29 March 2019

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 am.

Visit to the National Concert Hall                                  10 April 2019

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

The Sound of Musicals,  8 pm.

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @6.30 pm.

Tickets are €45 to include bus and show.

Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                     for two nights

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips,

entertainment on 2 nights.

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

Booking deposit is €15,  beginning 19 March 2019.

18 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club:  The Lion King

3:00 p.m. Doors open 2:30 p.m.  Tickets €10.

This is the movie that proved the jewel in the crown for Disney animations.

This is the perfect time to revisit the magic of this original movie.

What more can be said ??

This is a movie loved by men,  women,  children.

And all the animals of the world.  And rightly so.

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600008

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

18 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club:  The Shawshank Redemption

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list.

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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.

21 March 2019

Creative Writing Class with Marion Reynolds

Class runs for six weeks.

Greystones Library;  6:45 p.m. to 8:15 p.m.

Marion Reynolds is a novelist,  short story writer and freelance journalist.

She is an experienced mentor and facilitator of creative writing classes.

Suitable for beginners or improvers.

Small and supportive group to ensure individual attention.

Places are limited,  booking essential,  2873548,  [email protected].

 

21 March 2019

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Members’ Night & AGM

Kilian House Family Centre; 8 p.m.

 

AGM followed by GAHS Members’ Night.

A number of Members will display objects,  photographs or publications.

They will recount anecdotes relating to local and family history.

 

Greystones has a wealth of history.

All welcome to this fascinating and interesting evening !!

21 March 2019

Whale Theatre

Christy Dignam & Joe Jewell:  Some Songs and Stories

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list.

New date added,  Thursday,  23 May 2019

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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.

22 March 2019

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.

Daffodil items and fresh daffodils on sale.

The famous Daffodil Day tea towels,  teddies,  shopping bags,  packs of cards.

Proceeds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

The fund helps researchers,  nurses and volunteers across Ireland.

22 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Austin Sexton

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Austin Sexton is a sing/songwriter/producer based in northern Los Angeles area.

He has a background in live instrumentation/alternative music from the eastern US.

His production in the hip hop/r&b genre stands alone.

Electric live performance includes a full band and projected visuals.

His connection to the audience is very vivid and keeps you wanting more.

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets €8/€10.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

22 March 2019

Whale Theatre|The Tide by Tara Maria Lovett

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

How far would you go to be free ??

The Tide is a black comedy.

A black comedy about the lengths two strangers go to make their dreams a reality.

Ivy wants out of her marriage.

While JC wants to escape his stepmother.

Once they begin their journey,  there is no turning back.

Once they start,  they have to go where the tide takes them.

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598177

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

23 and 24 March 2019

Whale Theatre|Arc Light Drama Studio: As You Like It

Three show times.  Tickets €15/€12.

Shakespeare’s As You Like It is a romantic comedy filled with laughter and music.

Senior students of Arc Light Drama Studio take you on a journey to Forest of Arden.

Cross dressing heroines and triumphant heroes learn how to embrace their imaginations.

They let go of their fears and surrender to romance !!

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873597941/events/128184693

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

26 March 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

27 March 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 March 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 March 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Wines,  La Touche Place.

Special La Touche Wine Tasting Evening.

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 ??

30 March 2019

Summer Time Begins Tonight:  Put clocks FORWARD one hour.

31 March 2019

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers !!

2 April 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 !!

6 April 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Wonderful annual event,  lots of daffodil and flowers.

Not to be missed !!

All welcome.

7 April 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.

8 April 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 !!

9 April 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 !!

9 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Padraic Fogarty is an author,  ecologist and campaign officer with Irish Wildlife Trust.

He will discuss his book,  “Whittled Away:  Ireland’s Vanishing Nature”.

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected].

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.

12 April 2019

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina,  10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Can we help you or someone you know ??

5 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support GCS Walk

Walk along our seafront and through our town for Greystones Cancer Support !!

Save the date,  details to follow !!

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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