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Greystones Notebook and News – December 9

Greystones Town Council

Community Affairs Committee
Weekly Calendar of Local Events

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events

 

 

Please forward notices to Cllr. Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

Catch up with Greystones Town Council on Facebook:

https://www.facebook.com/GreystonesTC?ref=hl.

 

LA TOUCHE PLACE,  TRAFALGAR ROAD AND THE HARBOUR THIS SUNDAY !!

La Touche Place and Trafalgar Road traders will have mulled wine,  hot cider,  festive nibbles and port tastings,  treats and loads of special offers from 2:00 p.m. onwards.

Festive music to keep you entertained.

 

Then,  why not stroll down to the Harbour to see Santa turn on the Christmas Harbour Lights at 5:00 p.m.  Live music at The Beach House.  Christmas goodies from Spendlove,  fab food from Sweeney’s and loads more nibbles besides.

 

Something to do this Sunday !!

Support local shops and entertain the children.

A great win win !!

 

COME CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGING THIS CHRISTMAS !!

CECIL BEARE ECUMENICAL GROUP

 

Meeting points for Christmas 2013:

11 December           Fenton’s Shop,  Church Road

12 December           Fenton’s Shop,  Church Road

16 December           Brady’s Homecare,  Victoria Road

17 December           Grattan Park entrance

18 December           Woodlands Park entrance

19 December           Veterinary Clinic,  Blacklion

23 December           Rathdown Park entrance on main road,  R761

 

Gathering time is 7:30 p.m.

Bring torch and gloves.

Collectors needed as well as singers.

Details from 2875161.

 

STOCKING FILLER DVD   …..   A STROLL THROUGH THE BURNABY

Looking for a stocking filler?

Check out the DVD,  A Stroll Through the Burnaby where Peter Murtagh takes you on a tour of this unique and fascinating area in Greystones,  with its unique architecture,  elegant homes and fascinating history.

 

Available from The Burnaby Residents Association,  Ireton’s Shop,  Greystones Book Shop and Mrs. Mooney, Trafalgar Road.  Only €10.

 

DVD clip at http://youtube/KqtEMG8uWa0.

Details from burnabyresidents@gmail.com.

CHRISTMAS IN GREYSTONES

FREE TWO HOUR SATURDAY PARKING IN GREYSTONES IN DECEMBER

Free two hour parking in the commercial areas of the town on Saturdays.

Free parking in the town’s three car parks on Saturdays continues.

Enjoy this extra bonus and find those special Christmas items on your doorstep !!

Take your first shopping steps in Greystones this Christmas !!

 

SPECIAL PACKS OF ADVENT WREATH CANDLES NOW ON SALE

Special packs of Advent Wreath Candles now on sale at Brady’s Homecare.

These special packs contain all the necessary coloured candles for your wreath.

Make Advent special for children this year.

Light the relevant candles each evening and say a little prayer.

Help children appreciate the true meaning of Christmas.

CHRISTMAS CAKES AND PUDDINGS FOR ST. VINCENT DE PAUL HAMPERS

Christmas baking time is here again !!

 

Anyone who has a spare cake or pudding,

please drop it to the old pet shop,  Meridian Point Centre,  Trafalgar Road

after 12 December.

 

Alternatively,  please deliver to Jennifer Gahan,  Arranmore,  Killincarrig Road,

before 12 December.

 

Many thanks for your kind help in the past.

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT CHRISTMAS CARDS NOW ON SALE

New design for 2013 !!

Cards now on sale at Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place + local shops.

Most attractive cards and will be very popular to send abroad.

Send Christmas greetings from Greystones and help a worthy cause.

 

POLLING DISTRICTS AND POLLING PLACES

NOTICE OF THE MAKING OF A DRAFT POLLING SCHEME

Wicklow County Council has prepared a draft scheme dividing the County into Polling Districts for the purposes of elections and referendums and appointing a Polling Place for each Polling District.

 

Copies are available for inspection at Greystones Town Council.

They may be purchased for €10.

Representations may be made up to 18 December, 2013.

Please write to Thomas Murphy,  Wicklow County Council,  Wicklow.

 

GREYSTONES FIRE BRIGADE CALENDARS FOR 2014

On sale at shops in Greystones,  Greystones Cancer Support.

SuperValu Greystones and Dunnes Stores NTMK next week end.

 

Fabulous photo calendar with room for diary entries,  includes fire safety advice.

Easily posted to family and friends,  especially those abroad.

€5.00 each,  in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

 

SIAMSA FHÉILE PÁDRAIG SEEKING COMMITTEE MEMBERS + LOCAL TALENT

Siamsa Fhéile Pádraig is Greystones’ annual concert celebrating St. Patrick’s Day.

Siamsa is a  local cultural not-for-profit event and has been held since 1983.

 

New Committee Members are needed for 2014.

Can you help with next year’s event ??

If no help forthcoming,  no Siamsa in the future.

Long standing event will not go ahead.

We will lose an important cultural evening !!

 

If you would like to help out or to take part, or if you would like further information, please contactsiamsa@outlook.ie.

 

Demos,  links to Youtube or short CV would be helpful.

 

GREYSTONES ITS BUILDINGS & HISTORY PART 2

IDEAL CHRISTMAS PRESENT

Available at Village Bookshop,  Mrs. Bridie Mooney,  Brady’s Homecare + Leo Ireton.

This is a wonderful present and easily sent to family and friends abroad.

Outings + Meetings

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

Christmas Lunch,  Membership Renewal,  National Concert Hall

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

 

Computer Course with St. David’s Secondary School

Transition year students will help.

Twenty places available.

Please book as soon as possible with Tom McSherry,  2876878.

All names must be in before the end of October.

 

Greystones Camera Club

Greystones Camera Club has a membership of 70,  made up of male and female members of various ages and nationalities.

 

Everyone welcome to come along and view some fantastic photos taken by members.

Free entry.

 

Photos available to view at Flickr.

Details from info@greystonescameraclub.ie.

 

Christmas in Greystones

Walking Advent Calendar Continues

 

 

9 December 2013

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Special Session

Special meeting for Cancer Carers,  facilitated by Eilis Cullen,  professional therapist.

La Touche Place,  Greystones;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Cancer Carers are very special people.

They play an important role in the life of a cancer patient.

 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

Greystones Town Council Meeting

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

 

ICA Delgany Guild Christmas Party

St. Patrick’s Hall,  Church Road;  8:00 p.m.

 

12 December 2013

Fashion Show Sponsored by Curves in Aid of Tiglin No Bucks Café

Glenview Hotel,  Glen of the Downs,  Delgany;  7:30 p.m.

Tickets,  €20 to include mulled wine,  mince pies,  goody bag.

 

Sandra Fitzgibbon from Linen & Ware and Vintage Too presents finale of eveningwear.

Many Greystones shops will showcase their fashion items.

Models from Curves and local lads !!

Tracy Piggott will be MC for the evening.

 

Raffle and auction on the night.

All proceeds go to the work of Tiglin:  No  Bucks Café,  Helping the Homeless.

Tiglin:  Life Beyond Addiction

 

13/14/15 December 2013

Christmas in Greystones

Bringing Tree/Food Hamper Making Week-end

Meridian Point Shopping Centre;  10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

 

Collection of non-perishible food items and donations.

In conjunction with Greystones St. Vincent de Paul Appeal.

 

13 December 2013

Irish Red Cross Typhoon Haiyan Appeal Charity Pub Quiz

Beach House,  Greystones Harbour;  9:00 p.m.

€5.00 per head/€20.00 per table of 4.

Raffle on the night,  with great prizes.

 

The Hot Spot Café

Bree Harris Band & The Meakin Brothers

Blues, Fold,  Rock and Soul.

Mill Road;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €10;  Advanced pay, €8.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

14 December 2013

CHRISTMAS STYLE GERMAN MARKET

Swann Hall,  St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Free !!  All welcome !!

 

Gifts,  baked goods,  foodstuffs,  decorations,  jewellery,  toys,  crafts of all types.

 

To hire a stall,  please contact:

Flo,  086 8727510,  Joanne,  2010648,  or stpatricksparish@eircom.net.

 

The Hot Spot Café Christmas Market

Mill Road; 1:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Arts,  Crafts and Baked Goods.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

Christmas in Greystones

Drop & Shop @The Hot  Spot Cafe

During month of December.

Children’s movie at 2:30 p.m.

Fresh popcorn available.

Drop your children at the cinema and shop local.

 

The Hot Spot Café

Singer Songwriters Will & Gav from the CUJO Family & Special Guests

Mill Road;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €7.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

15 December 2013

Christmas in Greystones

Final day for entries to Advent Calendar Competition

 

The Hot Spot Café

Bray Brass Band:  Christmas Songs

Mill Road;  3:00 p.m.

Admission free !!

Outside Event ….  Collection for St. Vincent de Paul

Accompanied by mince pies and mulled wine.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

20 December 2013

The Hot Spot Café

An Evening of American Song with Tom Quinn

Sinatra,  Nat King Cole,  Dean Martin, etc.

Mill Road;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

21/22 December 2013

Christmas in Greystones

Announcement of Advent Calendar Competition Winners

Other Christmas Festivities

 

21 December 2013

The Hot Spot Café

Leo O’Kelly

Fold & Psychelelic Rock,  Electro,  Techno, etc.

Mill Road;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

Christmas in Greystones

Drop & Shop @The Hot Spot Cafe

During month of December.

Children’s movie at 2:30 p.m.

Fresh popcorn available.

Drop your children at the cinema and shop local.

 

27 December 2013

The Hot Spot Café

Universal Funk Orchestra

Rolling Stones “Some Girls”

Mill Road;  Doors,  9:00 p.m.

Admission €8.

Enquiries from 2016888,  Facebook or thehotspotgreystones@gmail.com.

 

29 January 2014

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  8:00 p.m.

This meeting is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer.

 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

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

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

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