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Written and presented by former Councillor and Greystones Mayor, Kathleen Kelleher.
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NEW VENUE FOR GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION
New venue coming up for GRAPE is now ready !!
Walkway along the South Beach at La Touche Road Car Park.
Each summer Sunday, 12:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
ROAD SAFETY AUTHORITY’S NEW CAMPAIGN FOR PARENTS
DON’T SPEND A LIFETIME “LOOKING BACK”
Campaign aims to raise awareness of the danger of driving while distracted with children.
New study shows children are 12 times more distracting than talking on mobile phone.
Parents often take their eyes off the road while attending to children.
This can be very dangerous as drivers need to focus on what is going on outside vehicle.
Before undertaking a journey, parents should:
Talk to children. Explain how important it is for parent to focus on driving.
Ensure children are properly restrained in the appropriate child restraint.
Make sure children have a toilet break before they travel.
If getting distracted, parents should pull over and address the problem.
However, never stop on the hard shoulder of a motorway.
Keep children safe while driving.
AN GARDA SÍOCHÁNA WARNING WHEN WITHDRAWING MONEY FROM BANKS
Gardaí have warned people using banks after incident in Greystones.
They believe there are people in banks watching for withdrawals of money.
Be mindful when withdrawing money. Be on the lookout for suspicious activity.
Report any concerns.
SECOND HAND SCHOOL BOOKSHOP IN BRAY RECYCLING CENTRESecond Hand School Bookshop now open until the middle of September.
Proceeds will go to Five Loaves for the Homeless.
Primary Level to Third Level books for sale at very reasonable prices.
Please bring your booklist with you.
Old school books wanted urgently.
Centre only has books that are donated.
Books that are needed include:
Any type of schoolbook or textbook for reuse or recycling, including college.
Condition or age of books does not matter.
Unsuitable books will be recycled.
Copy books, workbooks, college notes for recycling.
Pleases separate these from hard cover books.
Loose leaf folders in good condition for reuse are welcome.
Bray Recycling Hours:
Monday to Friday 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Saturday 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Drop in your book list.
Telephone 087 3839768, only during opening hours.
General enquiries to 1890 22 22 76.
SHORELINE LEISURE CENTRE SUMMER CAMPS 2015
Mill Road, Greystones.
Now booking for Summer 2015.
Eight weeks of Summer Camps, Monday to Friday, 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Ages 5 to 13 years; €59 per week.
Swimming Football Basketball
Badminton Uni hockey Rounders
Arts & Crafts
Also lots more fun !!
Full details from 2878180 and www.shorelineleisure.ie
EIRE ÓG GREYSTONES GAA CÚL CAMPS 2015
Football 6 to 10 July
Hurling/Camogie 13 to 17 July
Cost is €55 for the first child, €40 for other children.
Bookings at www.eireoggreystones.com.
HERITAGE WEEK WILL BE HELD 22 TO 30 AUGUST 2015
Deadline for registering events for includsion in the National Guide is 7 June.
Why not hold a heritage event ??
A great way to showcase your locality and your local built, natural and cultural heritage.
Full details from www.heritageweek.ie.
DIGITAL LITERACY PROJECT
HOSTED BY TECH CONNECT LOCAL
Course continues, last two lessons of this course.
Burnaby Lounge, Church Road, Greystones.
iPad and iPhones
Tuesday 7 July Thursday 9 July
Mornings: 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Course in the Happy Pear, Church Road, Greystones.
Android Tablets (Samsung Galaxy Tab S), Smartphones + Windows Compatible Computers
Tuesday 14 July Thursday 16 July
Tuesday 21 July Thursday 23 July
Mornings: 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Saturday Drop In Sessions for Digital Literacy Project graduates, 11 July and 25 July.
Explore the exciting new digital world.
Help all members in the community improve their technology skills.
Be confident enough to go online.
Four easy lessons, two hours for each lesson, on tablet computers.
Cost is €10 for all four lessons, not €10 each.
This is excellent value for learning lifetime skills.
Bookings from 087 4487777.
No classes in August.
Please book early for September courses.
Sign up now to avoid disappointment !!
Full details at www.TechConnectLocal.com and Facebook.
KING OF GREYSTONES 2015 EARLYBIRD REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
Save the date !!
Event will take place 16 August, 2015.
Volunteers also needed !!
Details from www.kingofgreystones.com.
LUGNAQUILLA 2015 SCHEDULE
Walk up Lugnaquilla, the highest mountain in Leinster !!
Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain outside of Kerry, 925 metres above sea level.
This challenging but accessible mountain is one of the best walks in the Wicklow Mountains.
On a clear day, it offers breathtaking views over the Wicklow mountains and far beyond.
Series of fully guided walks are now being organised by Footfalls Walking Holidays.
Third Sunday of the month from May to September:
19 July 16 August 20 September
Each walk is fully guided by qualified and experienced mountain leaders.
Two guides for 16 people.
Details from Wicklow Tourism, 0404 20070, www.visitwicklow.ie.
Greystones Active Retirement: Kilian House Family Centre
Outings + Meetings
Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:
Tuesdays, Kilian House Family Centre, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Whist every Wednesday evening 8:00 p.m.
25 July 2015
St. Patrick’s Car Boot Sale
St. Patrick’s Church Car Park, Church Road; 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Today and every second and fourth Saturday until the end of September.
€12.00 for cars; €20 vans/trailers.
Gates open at 8:30 a.m. for setting up.
Refreshments & toilets available in the Parish Centre.
No bookings taken.
Full details from 2010648.
Hot Spot Music Club
1920s Burlesque Cabaret featuring the Honey Drops
Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.
The Honey Drops arrived off a ferry last year onto Irish Shores.
Since then, they have been dancing in speakeasys to gin and applause.
Selling out shows and dance classes all round Dublin and Wicklow.
They will be accompanied by some of the fabulous burlesque artists in Ireland.
On the night, there will be two professional photographers & a photo booth.
1930s Vintage Car, Raffle Prizes and music and dancing at the after party show.
Doors open, 8:00 p.m.
After party show, €10.
Cash Tickets may be purchased at Vintage La Touche at The Bridge on La Touche Place.
Also at Sunday Jam Sessions from 4:00 p.m.
27 July 2015
GREYSTONES VOLUNTARY THERAPIES
Tonight and each last Monday of the month.
St. Patrick’s Parish Centre, Church Road;
7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
A group of therapists give their time to provide therapies to members of the public.
In exchange for the treatment, a suggested donation of €15 may be made.
The money donated is given to local charities or groups who are felt to need support.
All the therapists are qualified and have their own insurance.
Back Massage Indian Head Massage Reflexology
Reiki Amatzu Energy Healing
All welcome, take time out and come along !!
28 July 2015
Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting
Civic Offices, Mill Road, Greystones; 7:30 p.m.
29 July 2015
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.
Please note there will be no meeting in August.
Next meeting will be 30 September 2015.
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 ??