Greystones notes January 25

Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.

 

Kathleen Kelleher has great interview guests this week.

Jim Rice will be along to talk about Greystones Men’s Shed.

Kathleen will note the contribution of Claud + Edith McFarland to Greystones.

And a special interview with Jacinta Barnewell on her Stop Smoking Course.

 

Sunday,  Garden County Radio.ie

About Greystones on GCR.

Sundays,  10 am and 6 pm.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.

Podcast on Garden County Radio Facebook:  Listen anytime !!

 

Enjoy on your smartphone,  tablet or laptop.

The best radio news and talk show in town !! 

Oh yes … and there’s music !!

 

Hear Here at www.GardenCountyRadio.ie or download the app from TuneIn.

Why not be a Friend to GCR on Facebook.

Keep up to date with photos and news items from Greystones during the week.

 

CHECK THE ELECTORAL REGISTER TO MAKE SURE YOU ARE ON IT !!

With the General Election coming up,  make sure you are on the Electoral Register !!

Copies at Greystones Municipal District,  Greystones Library,  Greystones Garda Station.

Or online at www.checktheregister.ie.

If you are not on the Register,  you will not be able to vote.

Registration details at Wicklow.ie.

 

PARENTS PLUS PARENTING WHEN SEPARATED COURSE

Free,  practical six week course for parents who are separated or going through separation.

Course starts Tuesday,  9 February, 2016,  9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. in Bray.

Couse is aimed at parents with children under 12 who live in greater Bray area.

Sponsored by Bray Area Partnership.

Details from Sinead Roarke,  2868266,  or Lulu,  2116481.

 

BIKE FOR LIFE COURSES STARTING IN APRIL

Eight week courses for those interested in cycling.

 

Three levels of cycling catered for,  covering all aspects of cycling.

Now is the time to learn about the enjoyment and benefits of cycling.

Personal and detailed attention during the course.

No excuse now … everyone can get up on their bikes !!

 

Full details from Colin Short,  087 2505797colin_short@eircom.net.

www.cyclingireland.ie/programmes and Facebook.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL MOBILE PHONE APP

LIFE IN COUNTY WICKLOW IN 1916

The app is part of the County Wicklow 1916-2016 commemoration programme.

The app is downloadable:  1916WicklowLife.

Also available at www.1916wicklowlife.

 

The app features extracts from the Wicklow People and the Wicklow Newsletter.

Articles and events in the county in 1916.

New articles will appear on the app each week.

Events and updates can be added to the schedule.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT STOP SMOKING COURSE

Starts Tuesday,  2 February, 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place,  7:30 p.m.;  for six Tuesday evenings.

with Jacinta Barnewell,  professional facilitator.

 

It is very difficult to stop smoking on your own.

Jacinta and the others in the group will help you.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to improve your health and start to feel better.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT MINDFULNESS COURSE

Starts Monday,  8 February, 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place, 10:30 a.m.;  for six Monday mornings.

with Angelika Renger,  professional facilitator.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn new important techniques.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

 

 

Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre

www.greystonesara.com

 

Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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

 

Log and Learn         Computers,  Tablets and Phones

Hosted by St. David’s Secondary School Transition Year Students.

This is a hugely successful programme and will start in February.

One of the classes is for mobile phones,  including iPhones.
Places are limited.  Please contact Pat Riordan, 086 6084946,  as soon as possible.

 

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

Bingo on Tuesdays                                                                                        2:15 p.m.

 

 

 

26 January 2016

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

 

Agenda items include:

  1. Visit from Irish Rail
  2. Draft Wicklow Local Economic and Community Plan
  3. Greystones Harbour Marina Report
  4. Report from Engineer,  including Flooding Report.
  5. Scheme for allocation of GMD funding for voluntary groups + organisations.

 

Motions that have been tabled include:

  1. Driver behaviour at zebra crossings.
  2. Maintenance of Priestnewtown graveyard.
  3. Re-convening of Greystones Harbour Liaison Committee

 

27 January 2016

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.

 

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

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

 

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 ??

 

2 February 2016

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 !!

 

Stop Smoking Course at Greystones Cancer Support

La Touche Place,  7:30 p.m. for six Tuesday evenings.

with Jacinta Barnewell,  professional facilitator.

 

It is very difficult to stop smoking on your own.

Jacinta and the others in the group will help you.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to improve your health and start to feel better.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

8 February 2016

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT MINDFULNESS COURSE

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place, 10:30 a.m.;  for six Monday mornings.

with Angelika Renger,  professional facilitator.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn new important techniques.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

9 February 2016

Stop Smoking Course at Greystones Cancer Support

La Touche Place,  7:30 p.m.tonight and for four further Tuesday evenings.

with Jacinta Barnewell,  professional facilitator.

 

It is very difficult to stop smoking on your own.

Jacinta and the others in the group will help you.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to improve your health and start to feel better.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

15 February 2016

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT MINDFULNESS COURSE

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place, 10:30 a.m.

Today and for four further Monday mornings.

with Angelika Renger,  professional facilitator.

 

This is a wonderful opportunity to learn new important techniques.

Course is open to all.  Bookings at 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

16 February 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

7 February 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

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

 

Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

18 February 2016

Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society Monthly Talk

Kilian House Family Centre;

 

Tommy O’Rourke will present The Hedge Schools of Wicklow.

 

24 February 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

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

 

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 ??

 

29 February 2016

Leap Day

 

9 March 2016

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture on Dahlias

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

 

15 March 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

16 March 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

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

 

Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

23 March 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

 

Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

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

 

30 March 2016

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 ??

 

31 March 2016

Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society AGM

Kilian House Family Centre;

 

Presentation by Colin Love on Ancient Rathdown.

 

2 April 2016

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

11 to 14 April 2016

Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society Trip to Sligo

Sligo Southern Hotel;  details to follow

 

19 April 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

17 May 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

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