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Greystones Notebook – December 23

Greystones Town Council

Community Affairs Committee                     
Weekly Calendar of Local Events

 

 

22 December, 2013

 

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events   

 

 

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.

 

Catch up with Greystones Town Council on Facebook: 

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

 

HAPPY CHRISTMAS TO ALL !!

NOLLAIG SHONA !!

BLESSINGS AND PEACE TO ALL !!

 

COME CHRISTMAS CAROL SINGING THIS CHRISTMAS !!

CECIL BEARE ECUMENICAL GROUP

NOW A 60 YEAR OLD GREYSTONES TRADITION !!

 

Meeting points for Christmas 2013:

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.

 

IRISH PUBLIC BODIES INSURANCE YOUTH & COMMUNITY FUND

The IPB Youth and Community Fund will support initiatives in the following six

categories:

 

          Arts & Culture                                          Elderly

          Physical Activity and Sport              Environment

          Community Development                 Youth

 

Don’t miss this opportunity to apply for funding for your group !!

Closing date 17 January, 2014.

Details and application from ipb.ie/cse.

 

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 continues 21 December.

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

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

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

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

 

 

21/22 December 2013

Christmas in Greystones

Announcement of Advent Calendar Competition Winners

Other Christmas Festivities

 

21 December 2013

The Hot Spot Café

Christmas Arts & Artisan Market

Articles of clay,  wood & slate;  silk scarves,  painting & prints on sale.

Enjoy a coffee and browse …

Mill Road;  1:00 p.m.

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

 

A Festival of Carols with Greystones Holy Rosary Choir

with special guest Niamh Egan,  soprano.

Paul Mullen,  Organist,  and Derek Verso,  Music Director.

 

Holy Rosary Church,  7:00 p.m.,  following Vigil Mass.

 

Come along to this ever popular and traditional Christmas event.

Listen and join in the singing of a varied and uplifting programme of carols.

All welcome !!

 

The Hot Spot Café

Leo O’Kelly

Folk & 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.

 

25 December 2013

Christmas Day:  Happy Christmas to all

 

26 December 2013

St. Stephen’s Day

 

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.

 

28 January 2014

Greystones Town Council Meeting

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

 

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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