Greystones notes week November 21

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

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

 

LA TOUCHE WINES CHRISTMAS WINE FAIR TODAY FRIDAY !!

SOBE South Beach Pavilion @Charlesland Golf Club

4:00 p. to 9:00 p.m.

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support and Lifeboats.

Don’t miss it,  great evening,  details below !!

 

CAN YOU VOTE IN THE NEXT ELECTION ??

Please check the Draft Register (printed on pink paper) to see if you are on it.

Copies available at Greystones Municipal District,  Library,  Post Office,  Garda Station.

Or www.checktheregister.ie or www.wicklow.ie.

 

Just because you were on the Register before does not mean you are on it now.

It is up to you to ensure that your name is on the Electoral Register.

If it isn’t,  you can apply with Form RFA1.

Voting is available by post in certain circumstances.

Closing date is 25 November, 2016.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 13 November 2016.

 

          Greystones North                               No reports.

            Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

 

            Greystones South                               Burglary:  rear doors forced.

                                                                        Theft:  “GOAL” collectors invited into house.

Then stole from homeowner.

                                                                        Pedal cycle stolen from Greystones Rail Station.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary x 3.  Home owner away. 

Padlock to side gate broken in Charlesland.

Alarm in Charlesland activated.

Back door forced open.  Neighbour disturbed culprits.

Culprits in Delgany forced front window.

Interrupted by neighbours.

Theft. Vehicle left unlocked outside business.

Handbag stolen.

Criminal damage.  Window of house damaged.

            Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary x 2.  Back window smashed.

Rear window smashed.

Theft.  Vehicle window smashed outside business.

Black leather holdall taken.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

 

Special Reminder.

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday morning,  11:15 am.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!

 

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.

 

Garda Confidential Number                      1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station                        6665800

EPA Noise Pollution                                1890 202021

Crimestoppers                                                1800 250 025

Drugs.ie                                               8360911

Traffic Watch                                        1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                         0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                            1850 211 407

 

WICKLOW GARDA YOUTHS AWARDS APPLICATIONS NOW BEING ACCEPTED

If you know of any youth,  age 12 to 21 years of age,  who,  by their presence has contributed positively to their community,  please take the moment to get in touch and nominated those young people on the nomination forms.

 

Categories of Awards include:

          Individual Award

          For a young person who,  by their presence,  has made their community a better place.

 

          Group Award

          For two or more young people with combined efforts.

Whose efforts have contributed positively to their communities or to others in general.

 

Special Achievement Award

For a child who has defied the odds to overcome difficulties during their lives.

 

Details and applications from Community Gardai,  6665800.

 

SEASONAL REMINDER TO LANDOWNERS

In the interest of road safety,  landowners are reminded to ensure that trees,  hedges or other vegetation are maintained in such condition that they are not a hazard to road users.  And that they do not interfere with the maintenance of the public road.

 

In particular,  branches which jut out onto the road,  including the footpath,  should be cut back.  Dead and unsafe trees should be removed and hedges should be cut and trimmed.

 

It is recommended that professional advice on the conditions of roadside trees should be obtained from time to time.

 

When landowners are maintaining hedges or trees,  all reasonable care should be taken to ensure the safety of road users while the work is being carried out.  All cuttings should be removed so that roadside drains are kept clear.

 

All necessary work should be carried out by 29 February, 2017.

In order to comply with the Wildlife Acts.

Maintenance of roadside vegetation by landowners is a requirement of the Roads Act.

Wicklow County Council will be taking a proactive approach in enforcing legislation.

 

SAVE CARRAIG EDEN FUNDRAISING APPEAL NOW ONGOING

Carraig Eden Foundation needs your help.

Fundraising appeal has now been launched.

 

Strong appeal to all in Greystones to keep Carraig Eden.

Don’t allow it to get sold for development.

 

Enough is enough.  Make a stand.

Help keep its important work going for another 100 years + beyond.

It’s now up to all of us in the town to help make appeal a success.

 

More details and info from Greystones Guide.ie and Carraig Eden Foundation.com.

You can watch the video and see the good work for yourself.

 

 

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.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening                                             8:00 p.m.

 

Christmas Floral Arrangement Talk & Demonstration         25 November

Monthly Get Together;  10.30 am.

 

Christmas Lunch at Parkview Hotel NTMK                             15 December

1:30 pm;  Tickets,  €25.

 

Summer Holiday 2017:  Cruise for 11 Days to France, Spain & Portugal

Deposit of €250.00 to be paid no later than Tuesday,  27 September, 2017.

Further information and details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.

 

23 November 2016Greystones 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.

The Autumn sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

 

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

 

Can we help you or someone you know ??

 

24 November 2016

Coffee & Cake @Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Every Third Thursday of the month.

 

Come along for home-baked cakes,  scones and locally brewed coffee !!

Suggested donation,  €2.00.

Extra proceeds will go to Coolnagreina Youth Café development.

 

25 November 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Christmas Floral Arrangement Talk & Demonstration        

Monthly Get Together;  10.30 am.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  An Intimate Evening with Mary Coughlin

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Much has been written about Mary Coughlan.

But Mary has a seemingly timeless and endless talent.

Her excellent vocals and wonderful voice over 25 years make her so loved.

She draws on a wide range of inspiration and legendary heroes.

Mary makes every song her own;  they belong to her and no one else.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €16/€18.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

26 November 2016

Greystones Municipal District Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:00 p.m.

 

Carol singing and a short Ecumenical Service followed by visit from Santa.

Come one come all to the turning on of Greystones lights !!

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Tir na nOg:  Sonny Condell & Leo O’Kelly

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Tir na nOg have been described in many ways.

But the duo of Sonny Condell & Leo O’Kelly transcends all categories.

They are two of the most original and influential songwriters and performers.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €146/€16.

 

Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

27 November 2016

Santa Claus Comes to The Boat Yard Greystones Harbour

Boat Yard Christmas Market Each Saturday & Sunday Till Christmas !!

12:00 p.m.

 

All things festive from stalls with superb gift ideas.

Arts & Crafts to Hot Food,  Live Music and so much more.

All under the cover of a Festive Marquee.

 

Santa arrives Sunday midday on a fire engine to take up lodging in his Grotto.

He will be there with plenty of children’s activities right up until Christmas week.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Folk Session

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Pat invites you to come along,  sit by the fireside and listen.

Covering a wide musical range:  folk,  country,   jazz ‘n blues,  ragtime,  traditional.

Audience is encouraged to sing along,  but this is not an open mic session.

 

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Guests will be invited to join the session.

 

Contact patbyr@gmail.com to participate.

Or leave your name at The Hot Spot Music Club.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m. 

Admission free !!

Full details from www.thehotspot.iehotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com

 

29 November 2016

Greystones Flower Club Christmas Flower Arranging Demonstration

Hillside Evangelical Church,  Hillside Road;  8:00 p.m.

 

Renowned florist Christopher White.

Cost is €10 to include supper.

All are very welcome to come along !!

 

30 November 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 ??

 

1 December 2016

Ladies Day in Greystones:  Famous Annual Event

Lots of great offers and ideas for the ladies !!

 

Starting this year at 3:00 p.m.

Finishing at 10:00 p.m.

 

More time to shop,  dine and enjoy the day !!

More to do this year than ever before !!

Come join the fun.

 

3 December 2016

Irish German Society of Co. Wicklow Christmas Lunch

Druids Glen Golf Club;  12:30 p.m.

 

Event will include a traditional Christmas Lunch.

Entertainment by Credo Vocal Ensemble from Co. Meath.

Also additional entertainment from the Members !!

A big turnout is expected and you won’t be disappointed !!

 

Members,  €25;  Non Members, €35.

 

Full details from George Jones,  2875678,  gjjones@eircom.net.

 

Unity Gospel Choir with Director Dr. Neville Cox

Hillside Evangelical Church,  8:00 p.m.

In aid of Tiglin.

 

TCI Life Beyond Addiction

Providing effective and comprehensive Christian faith-based solutions.

To life-controlling drug and alcohol problems.

For men and women at the centre in Tiglin, Ashford,  Co. Wicklow.

 

Tickets,  €15 for adults;  €5 for children,  €13 for Concessions.

To include tea/coffee/biscuits during the interval.

 

Details from Mervyn Storey,  087 7632924mastorey@eircom.net.

Tiglin,  0404 40010www.tiglin.ie.

 

4 December 2016

HOLY ROSARY PARISH SOCIAL, HOBBY AND CRAFT AFTERNOON

Today and each First Sunday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

Come along and join in this new free initiative.

Share a skill,  pick up a hobby or simply find a friend.

 

Whatever your interest,  you are welcome to come along and join in.

18 years and over.

 

Refreshments available at €1.50.

Full details from www.GreystonesParish.ie.

 

6 December 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 !!

 

7 December 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.

 

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