Greystones notes week May 16

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.

 

Four great About Greystones interview sessions this week !!

Exclusive to GCR !!

 

KK talks with Deirdre Burns,  Wicklow County Council Heritage Officer.

Big 1916 Collections Day coming up on Tuesday,  17 May 2016.

 

Greystones South Beach Playground has big launch Sunday,  15 May 2016.

What is happening at our playground ??

 

James Griffin from The Boat Yard Gallery talks about his fabulous venue.

Also his big win:  People of the Year Culture Award.

 

John Kelly,  a Toastmaster from Greystones tells us about his big achievement.

Distinguished Toastmaster,  a wonderful effort from John !!

 

Great local talk,  news,  chat and easy listening music coming up this week.

Only on GCR About Greystones with Kathleen Kelleher.

Interesting and informative … you don’t want to miss any of it !!

 

www.Garden County Radio.ie

About Greystones on GCR with Kathleen Kelleher

Sundays,  10 am and 6 pm.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.

 

Listen online using your smartphone,  tablet,  laptop or desktop.

Download Smartphone Radio app from app store to make listening even easier.

 

The best radio news and talk show in town !! 

 

SUNDAY MARKETS AT THE BOAT YARD

THE BEACH HOUSE GREYSTONES HARBOUR

Today and every  Sunday today !!

11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Organic vegetables,  food,  flowers,  fish !!

Interested in trading on Sunday at The Boat Yard ??

Details from Jackie Spillane,  087 9573647jackiespillane@gmail.com.

 

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALES ARE BACK !!

Just what you’ve been waiting for !!

Each first and third Sunday of the month,  finishing 4 September, 2016.

Details below.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT

VHI WOMEN’S MINI MARATHON

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon will be held this year,  Bank Holiday Monday,  6 June, 2016.

Please come along and join with Greystones Cancer Support.

Walkers,  runners,  joggers !!

 

The Mini Marathon is one of two major fundraising events for GCS.

More than ever,  the group needs your help to continue its work.

Group is seeking 100 walkers or runners in this Centenary year.

One participant for each year of Irish independence !!

We are now up to 45 sign ons !!   Can you help ??

 

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

 

Don’t miss out.

Register now as registration will close when entry totals are reached.

 

STREET FEAST IS A DAY OF LOCAL LUNCHES ACROSS IRELEND:  12 JUNE 2016

Lunches are hosted by you and your neighbours.

They can be anywhere … out on the street,  local park,  green area,  front garden !!

Great excuse to eat great food,  celebrate your local community + meet new people.

What a great idea !!  Easy to do and it sounds like fun !!

Details from StreetFeast.ie. 

 

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.

 

Places available Art/Keep Fit classes on Mondays.

Spanish Intermediate class.

 

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

Bingo on Tuesdays                                                                                        2:15 p.m.

 

 

National Concert Hall:  Some Enchanted Evening    25 June

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

Cost,  including bus,  €35.00.

Please note date change !!

 

 

13 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Scullion

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Sonny Condell is the creative core and inspiration for the band.

He continues to invent and be innovative.

He writes music and songs that are powerful,  poetic,  soulful and joyful.

The band has a long playlist and has recorded many albums.

The evening will be special,  intimate,  warm and uplifting.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Tickets €15/€17.

 

Advance purchase discount tickets are available.

Vintage La Touche,  upstairs on Trafalgar Road,  beside car park,  for cash.

087 2917519 for credit card.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

14 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Loudest Whisper:  Legends of Irish Folk/Rock

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Loudest Whisper was formed in the 1960s and has recorded many albums.

Their original album Children of Lir was been ranked in the 100 most valuable LPs of all time.

Their music is folk,  country blues and melodic contemporary rock !!

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Tickets €10/€8.

 

Advance purchase discount tickets are available.

Vintage La Touche,  upstairs on Trafalgar Road,  beside car park,  for cash.

087 2917519 for credit card.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

15 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Stephanie Niles:  Jazz Punk (USA)

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Chicago born Stephanie Niles has toured widely with her unique unforgettable voice.

She has been around the USA,  Europe,  Canada,  Carnegie Hall + Brooklyn.

She has four full length albums to her credit.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m. 

Admssion free.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

15 May 2016

St. David’s Secondary School Car Boot Sales Are Back !!

Just what you’ve been waiting for !!

Today and each first and third Sunday of the month,  finishing 4 September, 2016.

 

9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.

Cars, €13;  vans and trailers, €25.

 

Greystones South Beach Playground Fundraising Launch

Eire Og Greystones GAA,  Mill Road;  2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Fun for all ages        Face Painting           Raffle           

Games + Sports       Free Entry               Pet Zone

 

Come along for a wonderful afternoon + show your support !!

 

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.

 

This is the last Soup + Sandwiches of the season.

See you in September !!

 

1916 Public Collections Day at County Buildings Wicklow

Do you have an object,  photograph,  document of family story relating to 1916 life.

Would you like to share this Co. Wicklow memory ??

 

Opportunity to add your family’s Easter Rising memorabilia to a county wide archive.

You can also have your story recorded for posterity.

Archive will be part of County Wicklow 1916 Exhibition.

Professional paper conservator will be present on the day.

 

Local historians & societies,  traditional music performances.

Re-enactments,  screenings of short animated film:  Freedom:  a 1916 Story

 

Co-Ordinated jointly by Wicklow County Council Heritage Office,  Archives & Genealogy Service and Wicklow County Council Library Service.

 

Details from Deirdre Burns,  0404 20100 or Ciara O’Brien,  2866566.

wicklowheritage@gmail.com or www.wicklow1916.ie.

Registration forms to book your time slot are available in Greystones Library.

All welcome !!!   Free event !!!

 

20 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: The Underscore Orchestra

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Based our of Portland, Oregan,  band members hail from many corners of the globe.

They play a wide variety of music + their influences are far and wide.

Balkan,  Klezmer,  Hot Jazz,  Swing,  Americana,  Greek,  Turkish,  Roma + Acoustic Metal.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Tickets €10.

 

Advance purchase discount tickets are available.

Vintage La Touche,  upstairs on Trafalgar Road,  beside car park,  for cash.

087 2917519 for credit card.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

 

21 May 2016

Annudal Coffee Morning,  Plant & Book sale in Knockdolian

Church Lane at corner of Church Road;  10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

This is always a great sale with lots of interesting items.

 

Admssion is €2.50.

Proceeds to Karigiri Leprosy Hospital in India.

 

Nazarene Community Church Fun Singing Day

Nazarene Community Church,  Burnaby Lawns;  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

 

Ladies,  come along for a Fun Singing Day !!

You don’t need to be able to read music to find your voice + develop self confidence.

Sing together in a group for the sheer pleasure and fun of it.

Singing makes you feel good !!

 

Light refreshments.  Bring your own lunch !!

 

21 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: How Does It Feel Bob:  Birthday Bash Bob Dylan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Bob Dylan’s 75th Birthday Bash.

Hot Spot House Band includes James Delaney,  Kurt Schefter,  Kevin Malone + Terry Meakin.

Plus Treasure Trove of guest musicians,  including Hank Wedel.

 

Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Tickets €10/€12.

 

Advance purchase discount tickets are available.

Vintage La Touche,  upstairs on Trafalgar Road,  beside car park,  for cash.

087 2917519 for credit card.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

22 May 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Proteus Jazz Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Proteus are a jazz band:  sax,  piano,  guitar,  bass,  drums,  vocals.

They play music from a well established catalogue,  familiar and entertaining.

Talented Aran McMahon does the vocals.

Come along for an evening of excellent jazz tunes and songs.

 

Doors open,  4:00 p.m. 

Admission free;  donations appreciated.

www.thehotspot.ie;   hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com; 087 2917519.

 

24 May 2016

Montana State University Symphony Orchestra + Cello Ensemble

Local Trad Group:  The Double Barrels

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

 

First tour of Ireland:  young musicians will play a varied programme,  great composers.

Also,  the Double Barrels with fiddle and uilleann pipes.

 

Tickets,  €5.00 on the door.

All in aid of Open Door,  Bray.

Details 2867123 or 087 6250823.

Come along for an evening of wonderful music and support Open Door’s fantastic work !!

 

25 May 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 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 May 2016

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Mill Road,  Greystones;  6:30 p.m.  Please note earlier time !!

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