Greystones notes week August 26th

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. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALE|SUNDAY|1 SEPTEMBER 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].

This is the last Car Boot Sale of the Season !!

Thank you all for your support and help.

THE BOAT YARD GALLERY SUMMER MARKET

Greystones Harbour Marina,  beside The Beach House.

Each Summer Sunday,  11 am to 5.30 am.

Wide variety of art and craft items available.

Photographs,  paintings,  special hand crafted gift items for children.

Handmade leatherwork,  jewellery.   Food trucks.

And,  of course,  the Boat Yard Gallery itself.

Now that GRAPE has gone,  you can come along for the same fine displays of work.

Great way to spend a summer Sunday afternoon in Greystones.

Wonderful opportunity to buy that special present for yourself,  relative or friend !!

 

 

 

DELGANY BURIAL GROUNDS|TOURS AND TALKS FOR HERITAGE WEEK

Details below.  All welcome.

During the summer,  the Old Burial Ground gates will be open 10 am to 8 pm.

 

31st LA TOUCHE LEGACY WEEKEND:  13 and 14 SEPTEMBER 2019

Ireland Through the Turbulent 30s.  Details below.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/la-touche-legacy-festival-of-history-2019/

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS|SIX SESSION COURSE BEGINS 10 SEPTEMBER 2019

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  3.45 pm.

Cost is €60 for the six sessions.

10, 17, 24 September 2019.

8, 15, 22 October 2019.

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 Mullen,  Certified Instructor.

087 2059480 or [email protected].

 

A GOOD LIFE EXPLORED|12 OCTOBER 2019

A conference exploring the life + faith of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road,  Greystones;  9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

12 inspiring sessions;  6 passionate presenters.

Full details and booking from www.yourevent.ie.

 

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.

 

GARA Classes have finished until September.

Aqua Aerobics continues throughout the summer.

 

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

 

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.

GARA holiday is now fully booked !!

Continues to 24 August 2019

Heritage Week|Our Wicklow Women Exhibition

Greystones Library and Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Stories were invited of Wicklow women who have made a difference in our community.

All the tales are published on the online Community Heritage Archive.

Exhibition focuses on inspirational Wicklow women associated with Greystones and surrounds.

Stories of success,  struggle,  adventure or quiet diligence !!

Celebrating the 100th Anniversary of the People’s Representation Act of 1918.

(Women’s Suffrage).

Admission is free and all are welcome.

Details from Greystones Library,  2873548 or [email protected]

https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/our-wicklow-women

24 August 2019

Heritage Week|Delgany Burial Grounds

11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.

Lailí de Buitlear will be giving tours and talks.

Old Burial Ground,  Delgany.

All are welcome to come and enjoy the local heritage !!

Continues to 25 August 2019

Altidore Castle Kilpedder Open for Visits During Heritage Week

Altidore Castle in Kilpedder will be open for visits during Heritage Week in August.

Available dates are 19 to 25 August 2019,  2 pm to 6 pm by appointment.

Please ring 087 7601369 for details and bookings.

Altidore Castle is a gem of a house,  an 18th century castellated home.

Now owned by descendants of Thomas Addis Emmet.

Thomas Emmet was the brother of Robert,  who gave his famous speech from the dock.

There is a an Emmet Museum with archive,  artefacts and college books of Robert Emmet.

The mature and informal garden may be viewed.

The estate is managed organically.

This wonderful is home is well worth visiting and is right on our doorstep !!

Don’t miss out on this special Heritage Week treat !!

            

23 August 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.

Next Family Carers Support Group will be held on 20 September 2019,

Musical Memories continues to meet weekly.

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

This group is for people with dementia.

Family Carers are also most welcome to come along for Musical Memories !!

24 August 2019

Heritage Week|Delgany Fairy Trail Launch

Blind Lane of Priory Road,  Delgany;  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

The trail takes in 250 metres of magical woodland.

It allows children to get close to lots of fairy actions.

Including seeing where they live.

And learning about what part of nature they look after !!

Visitors will be given a fairy trail activity leaflet.

And are invited to explore to their hearts content.

The Fairy Trail will be a permanent feature in Delgany.

Autism and Sensory Friendly Launch on Friday,  23 August,  6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

The trail is on a gradual incline and is not suitable for wheelchairs.

https://www.heritageweek.ie/whats-on/event/delgany-fairy-trail-launch

 

25 August 2019

Greystones Sailing Club|Taste of Greystones Regattta

Greystones Sailing Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Two races on Sunday morning.

Warning signal for first race will be 10:55 a.m.

Races are expected to be completed by 2:30 p.m.

Prize Giving at 3:30 p.m.

Races will sail in the Greystones area,  south of Bray Head.

And north of the Breeches mark.

24 August 2019

Heritage Week|Luisne|Centre for Well Being|Kilcoole

Guided tours of the Darraghville Georgian House and Walled Garden will be held.

12.30 pm to 5 pm;  €5 or €10.

The tours are part of Heritage Week 2019.

This is a wonderful opportunity to see the house and grounds and learn their history.

Full details of all the activities from www.luisne.ie.

“Luisne,  the first blush of light before dawn breaks.”       John O’Donohue

 

30 August 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club|Up

3:00 p.m.

Back to school treat.

Tenth anniversary screening of Pixar’s surrealist love story.

Free balloon and free popcorn or kid’s snackbox for everyone in the audience.

Special introduction by writer/director Pete Doctor.

Pete gives a shout-out to sunny Greystones.

All the way from even-sunnier Pixar HQ in San Francisco !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has all the details.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/the-only-way-is-up/

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

31 August 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Dahlia 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].

DDHS was founded in 1870 !!

Details at www.DelganyDHS.com and on Facebook.

All welcome !!

31 August 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones

A Touch of Classical|Grace Foley and Wayne Woodman

8:00 p.m.  Doors 7:00 p.m.;  €20/€18.

Contralto Grace Foley and Tenor Wayne Woodman take you to the Classical Crossover genre.

Wide repertoire of wonderful songs.

Varied programme of music from Bizet to Lana Del Ray,  Ennio Morricone to Damien Rice.

Wonderful voices,  wonderful singing,  wonderful evening.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/tracks-of-my-years-grace-foley/

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873603795/events/128204492

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

1 September 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones

The Beauty of the Violin|Emma Byrne

4:00 p.m.  Doors 3:30 p.m.;  €10.

Bray native,  Emma Byrne,  will hold her debut solo recital.

Wide variety of music,  including works by Rachmaninoff,  Tchaikovsky and Bach.

This will be an exciting programme of music.

Emma began playing at age 6 and has studied in Denmark.

She just completed her Leaving Certificate at Loreto Seconday School Bray.

Emma aims to pursue a career as a classical violinist.

This will be a unique concert and a wonderful way to spend the afternoon !!

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873605583/events/128209868

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

1 September 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.

1 September 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s 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.

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.

5 September 2019

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Dalkey Castle

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

Please note start time !!

Cost is €25,  to include coach,  guided tour,  scone with tea/coffee at the Queens Bar.

Booking and details from Peter,  086 8307644,  or John,  086 3566527.

7 September 2019

Éire Óg Greystones|Outdoor Movie Night and Camping

The Lego2 Movie|The Second Part

Éire Óg Greystones Grounds,  Mill Road.

Family Activities from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Camping from 6:00 p.m.

Movie at 7:30 p.m.

Food stalls

Admission is €30 per tent;  €7 for movie only.

Tickets from www.eireoggreystones.com.

9 September 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 in the guild.

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 September 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 !!

13 and 14 September 2019

31st La Touche Legacy Weekend:  Ireland Through the Turbulent 30s

Held in conjunction with Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society.

Greystones Golf Club.

Friday,  13 September 2019

16.00

Official Opening and Welcome by Mr. George Jones,  Chairman La Touche Legacy.

Welcome by Cathaoirleach of Greystones Municipal District and Wicklow County Council.

16.15

Mr. John Dorney,  Historian

Franco’s Irish Volunteers

 

16.45

Dr. Martin Mansergh,  Historian and Former Government Minister.

The 30s and DeValera

17.15

Dr.Claire McGing,  NUI Maynooth

Widows and Daughters in Dáil Éireann

 

Saturday,  14 September 2019

10.00

Professor Fearghall McGarry,  Queen’s University Belfast.

Ireland’s View of Fascism & Communism

10.45

Coffee

11.00

Dr. David McCullagh RTE

DeValera Rule 1932 to 1975

11.45

Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

Dr. Margaret Ward

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

 

20.00

Seminar Dinner in Greystones Golf Club

Guest Speaker:  HE Michael Collins,  recently retired Ambassador to Germany

A weekend not to be missed and an important annual event on the Greystones calendar !!

Tickets are excellent value at €50 for Lectures and Seminar Dinner;  €30 for Lectures.

Queries to 01 2875678.

17 September 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.

You won’t be disappointed !!

Donations to charities.

24 September, 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

25 September 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 September 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 ??

30 October 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 November 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.

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