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Greystones notes week February 13th

Greystones

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events 

 

HAPPY VALENTINE’S DAY TO ALL !!  

 

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

STOP SMOKING COURSE STARTING 27 FEBRUARY 2017 FOR SIX WEEKSGreystones Cancer Suppot,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m.

 

If you ever wanted to stop smoking,  now is the time !!

 

Did you know ….

 

Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting both men + women.

Almost 2000 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

More people die from lung cancer in Ireland than any other type of cancer.

Lung cancer in Irish women is increasing each year because of smoking.

 

Stop Smoking is professionally facilitated by health specialist Jacinta Barnewell.

Spread the word and tell your family and friends about this special course.

It is never too late to quit !!

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 5 February 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Burglary x 2: rear doors.

Car keys stolen in one incident.

                                                                        Theft of vehicle when car keys stolen.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  alarm box damaged.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  3 unoccupied houses, appliances taken.

                                                            One burglary at ground floor apartment.

                                                            Theft from unlocked vehicles.  Wallet + sunglasses.

                                                            Criminal damage:  wing mirror kicked off vehicle.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary @business premises.

                                                                        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 COUNTY COUNCIL INVITES PRELIMINARY EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST

Delivery of public toilet and associated building on council lands.

Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Copies of Outline Expression of Interest from Greystones Municipal District.

2876694 or greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.

 

Completed documents should be returned to Myra Porter,  GMD,  Mill Road,  Greystones.

Please clearly mark documents GRY0004.

Closing date is Friday,  3 March, 2017,  12:00 p.m.

 

COME AND JOIN GREYSTONES’ ST. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2017 !!

Applications are now being taken for this year’s annual parade.

Help to make this year’s parade even bigger and better than ever.

Groups and businesses can sign up now.

 

Parade will start at South Beach Car Park at 12:00 p.m.

Groups gather at 11:30 a.m.

Parade proceeds up Church Road to reviewing stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

Finishes at Church Road/Victoria Road.

 

Awards will be presented in the following category entries:

 

Most Original           Most Colourful                             Best Uniformed

Best Traditional Irish Most Topical                     Most Entertaining

Best Social/Cultural   Best Sports                       Best Commercial

Best Musical            Overall Parade Winner         Best Window

 

The aim of the window competition is to encourage local businesses and organisations to decorate their windows for Ireland’s National Day.  No application is required for the window competition.  All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.

 

Application fee is €20 for Clubs/Organisations;  €40 for Commercial.

Applications should be returned by 24 February, 2017.

 

Full details from Kay Coughlan,  Greystones Municipal District.

2876694/2878448;  kcoughla@wicklowcoco.ie.

 

ALPHA COURSE ONGOING FOR SEVEN MORE WEEKS

Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the meaning of life.

It’s fun,  it’s relaxed and totally no pressure.

 

Each sessions begins by chatting with one another over good food.

Then,  watch a video and hear an interesting talk.

Divide into groups and discuss some of the questions relevant to what has been seen.

 

Alpha is for anybody,  any age,  any belief or none.

There is no charge to do Alpha.

Greystones Presbyterian Church,  Trafalgar Road;  7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Please register with Rev. Gary McDowell,  085 8714786gary@greystonespc.org.

Please register as soon as possible to help with catering plans.

 

Details from www.greystonespc.org and www.alphaireland.org.

 

 

 

 

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.

 

Tea Dance                                                                                         18 February

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tickets,  €7.50.

Music by Liam Garrett.

 

Get Together Coffee Morning                                                      24 February

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden

10:30 a.m.

 

Spring Break to Gleneagles Hotel Killarney                           3 to 7 April

Cost is €330 sharing;  €390 single.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

 

 

10 February 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Martin Simpson:  A Master of His Art

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Martin Simpson is listed in Gibson Guitars Top 30 Acoustic Guitarists of all time.

Acoustic Guitar readers voted him Number 1 guitarist in the world in 2005.

He is one of the finest ever acoustic and slide guitar players.

And a fine banjo-picker to boot.

 

His solo shows bear witness to an artist at the very top of his game.

He sings traditional songs and his own songs.

He is a captivating and profoundly moving storyteller.

Martin also collaborates and has worked with a dazzling array of people.

www.martinsimpson.com.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.  

First 25 tickets are €14 !!

 

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.

 

11 February 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Cohen:  Life of a Ladies Man

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Due to the death of much loved Ladies Man,  recent Leonard Cohen tribute sold out.

Good news !!

Show is coming back with an even bigger band of musicians and guests !!

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.  

Limited number of tickets available for €14.

 

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.

 

15 February 2017

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.

 

16 February 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

 

Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society Talk

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

 

David Flynn will talk about Divided Nationalism: Wicklow and the Great War.

 

Ireland has just finished a year long celebration of the centenary of Easter Rising 2016.

This celebration was very popular.

Many people believe that what happened in Dublin in 2016 was popular revolt.

This talk examines this assumption,  using facts and figures that apply to Co. Wicklow.

The results are very surprising.

 

18 February 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association Tea Dance                                            y

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy.

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Tickets,  €7.50.

Music by Liam Garrett.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Cohen:  Life of a Ladies Man

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Due to the death of much loved Ladies Man,  recent Leonard Cohen tribute sold out.

Good news !!

Show is coming back with an even bigger band of musicians and guests !!

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.  

Limited number of tickets available for €14.

 

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.

 

21 February 2017

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.

 

22 February 2017

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.

 

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 ??

 

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 ??

 

24 February 2017

Greystones Active Retirment Association Get Together Coffee Morning

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.                 

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  No Crows:  Steve Wickham from the Waterboys

Upstairs @The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

No Crows is an eclectic sextet:  violin,  cello, mandolin,  guitar, fiddle and bass.

Repertoire is truly global.

Band borrows from classical,  jazz,  trad,  folk and world music.

Also band members’ own compositions.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Available at Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours,  087 2917519 or at the door.

sFull details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

28 February 2017

Wellness Workshop

St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  9:30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.

 

Sponsored by Suicide or Survive.

Understanding and taking charge of your mental health.

Workshop can be of benefit to anyone who is interested in looking after their mental health.

 

The workshop is informal and relaxed.

Facilitated by those with lived-life experience and those working in mental health area.

Relaxation,  mindfulness,  stress management,  thinking process,  develop wellness toolkit.

 

Details and booking from 2722158 or 1890 577577.

 

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

5 March 2017

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.

 

7 March 2017

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 !!

 

16 March 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

 

4 April 2017

The Famine Roads:  Box of Old Family Papers & Horror of Great Famine

April Kilmacanogue Historical Society Talk

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.

 

Charles Egan,  author of two acclaimed novels on the Irish Famine,  presents slide show.

Scenic show explains the story background in Mayo,  Wicklow,  Ireland,  England, USA.

Promises to be a most interesting evening !!

 

13 April 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

 

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