Greystones notes week April 22nd

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

VALUE YOUR VOTE !!   MAKE SURE YOU CAN VOTE ON 24 MAY 2019 !!

Visit www.ChecktheRegister.ie to make sure that your name is on the Electoral Register.

It is your responsibility to make sure that your name is listed !!

 

Electors can apply to be added to the supplemental register before 7 May 2019.

Details and information from [email protected].

 

EDOC IS NOW OPEN|OUT OF HOURS URGENT GP CARE !!

Need to see a GP urgently at night or on the weekend ??

 

The service operates from 6 pm to 8 am,  Monday to Friday.

24 hours on Saturday,  Sunday and all Bank and Public Holidays.

Telephone 01. 2234500.  www.edoc.ie.

 

When you first ring EDOC,  a call taker will take your details.

A triage nurse will call you back and discuss the nature of the medical problem.

And decide the best course of action for you to take.

 

This might be advice from the nurse,  a call back from the doctor.

Or the arrangement of an appointment to see a doctor in one of the centres.

 

 

 

PEOPLE OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2019

GREYSTONES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT/WICKLOW TIMES

The District Councillors,  in conjunction with the Wicklow Times,  wish to honour persons.

 

Is there someone you know who deserves recognition for their achievements ??

And for their contribution to our community ??

Why not nominate them for an award ??

 

Awards will be made in the following categories:

 

Sports Person of the Year

Civic Person of the Year

Special Person of the Year

Cultural Person of the Year

Commercial Person of the Year

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

 

Awards will be presented on Thursday,  9 May 2019,  at a special function.

The function will be held in Greystones Golf Club.

Closing date for nominations is Friday,  26 April 2019.

Full details and nomination forms from Greystones Municipal District,  2876694.

 

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALE ON SUNDAY, 28 APRIL 2019

St. David’s Secondary School,  Seafront;  9 am to 3 pm.

 

Gate opens at 7.30 am for sellers.  Gates will be locked at 3.30 pm.

Cars,  €15;  Vans/Cars with trailers,  €25.

Payable on entry.  Details and sellers rules from [email protected].

 

GREYSTONES TIDY TOWNS FAMILY FUN DAY

MAY BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY,  6 MAY 2019

The Gig Rig big stage will be there.  Performances going on all day !!

Would you or your group like to perform ??

Just let Tidy Towns know by contacting [email protected].

 

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS|SIX SESSION COURSE BEGINS 23 APRIL 2019

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm.

Cost is €60.

 

Are you over 50 and interested in health and well being ??

It is believed this programme can improve your strength and balance.

Helping to reduce pain from arthritis.

 

Relax and enjoy the slow, smooth, continuous movements of Sun style Tai Chi.

Strengthen your energy through Qi Gong,  which is believed to promote relaxation + healing.

Experience the integration of mind and body.

 

Details from Barbara Mullan,  Certified Instructor.

087 2059480 or [email protected].

 

 

 

 

 

 

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.

 

 

 

Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   26 April 2019

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 am.

The Happy Pear will come and talk about food and healthy eating !!

 

Trip to Altamont Gardens and Rathwood                     8 May 2019

 

Trip to Bloom in the Phoenix Park                                 30 May 2019

 

Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                    

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips.

Four nights,  five days.

Entertainment on 2 nights.

 

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

Booking deposit is €15,  bookings now being taken.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

23 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Bees & Beekeeping

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

 

Mary Montaut will give an introductory talk for those interested in starting beekeeping.

Talk is also for those who are generally interested in nature,  wildlife and gardening.

Mary is a Member of the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association.

 

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected]

 

24 April 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.

 

25 April 2019

Wicklow Divisional Neighbourhood Watch|Community Alert AGM

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.

All Neighbourhood Watch Co-Ordinators are invited to attend.

They are most welcome to bring along fellow committee members.

 

Come and hear from a management level what Neighbourhood Watch is all about.

A county Neighbourhood Watch initiative will be discussed.

Neighbourhood Watch areas that are in the process of launching are also welcome !!

 

26 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Zrazy Duo in Concert

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets, €16.00/€14.00.

 

This is an award winning duo !!

Maria Walsh and Carole Nelson have musical talent to burn.

They specialise in a blend of smooth jazz,  cocktail lounge soul.

And funk that’s infused with dance-come-electronica textures and rhythms.

Topped with lithe and enchanting vocals.

The work of a class act.  Hot Press.

 

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600003/events/128192421

 

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

27 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Birdsong and How to Identify It !!

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Declan Murphy is a highly experienced birdwatcher,  speaker and author.

He has appeared on RTE’s Mooney Goes Wild and Joe Duffy’s Liveline.

 

Booking required,  2873548,  [email protected].

 

27 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Colm Drew Band in Music,  Songs and Stories

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please contact the booking office for waiting list details.

 

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873598075/events/128185071

 

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

28 April 2019

Whale Theatre

Greystones Vocal Academy Student Showcase

2:00 p.m. Doors open 1:30 p.m.  Tickets, €15.00/€5.00.

 

Join the students from Greystones Vocal Academy.

End of year student concert.

Talented young local singers will perform a variety of songs.

Pop and rock to musicals,  jazz and the classics.

 

A wonderful treat on a Sunday afternoon.

And a change to hear upcoming stars of the future !!

 

Greystones Vocal Academy offers excellent vocal tuition for everyone.

Founded by Dara MacMahon,  local singer and vocal coach.

Dara helps each student gain confidence and achieve their full singing potential.

 

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

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873600595/events/128193704

 

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

 

30 April 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

On the Agenda

  • Receive Mr. Colin McCarthy,  Phoenix Motorhome Club,  for camper van provision.
  • Update on Greystones Harbour Marina development.
  • Report from GMD Engineer.
  • Update on Delgany to Blacklion Road and Redford Junction.
  • Discuss GMD Works for 2019.
  • Discuss People of the Year Awards 2019.
  • Notices of motion include

Plan for linear park and walk along Three Trouts Stream

Traffic,  road and parking plan for Greystones.

Use IDA land to attract hotel to Greystones.

How many outdoor staff are employed in each of the 5 municipal districts.

 

2 May 2019

Delgany Thursday Club Trip to Ratoath Gardens & Garden Centre

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

€25 to include coach,  introductory talk & scone with tea/coffee.

 

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

 

2 May 2019

La Touche Wines Australian Wine Dinner.

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.

 

Guest speaker will be Mr. Ben Reynolds.

Glass of vino on arrival.

Followed by innovative four course menu attached to great Australian wines.

 

An enjoyable evening for all.

Ticket price,  €60 per person.

Booking at La Touche Wines,  2873826.

Please book early to avoid disappointment.

 

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 !!

 

5 May 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.

 

7 May 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 !!

 

13 May 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 !!

 

 

14 May 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 !!

 

18 May 2018

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month.

Held in Greystones in Des Fox studio.

 

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times by appointment.

 

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic in a creative environment.

A studio experience might be just the tactile treatment your hands and mind need at this point.

While two colours might be all you use to start with something simple.

While engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

 

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

Next workshop will be held on 15 June 2019.

 

21 May 2019

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

 

Come along for wonderful home made soup,  sandwiches and cakes.

Youo won’t be disappointed !!

Donations to charities.

 

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.

 

29 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  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 ??

 

2 June 2019

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2019

Why not walk,  run or jog for Greystones Cancer Support  ??

 

29 June 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Rose Show

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

 

Wonderful annual event,  lots of roses and flowers.

Teas are served during the show.  Plants also for sale.

 

New Members and Exhibitors are very welcome.

 

All exhibits must be staged before 11.30 am on the day of the show.

Entries must be advised to the Show Secretary in advance.

Please email [email protected].

 

Details at www.DelganyDHS.com and on Facebook.

All welcome !!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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