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Greystones notes week March 27th

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HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY TO ALL MOTHERS !!

 

 

Forthcoming Greystones events outlined below.

Mark your diaries for those that interest you !!

 

Keep in touch with what is going on.

News & information items and updates on forthcoming events.

Straight to your Inbox each week.

 

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.

 

 

  1. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE WINNERS !!

Many thanks to all who came out to watch our Greystones Parade this year.

Parade was a wonderful display of all that our community has to offer.

Many thanks as well to those who help our young people and those who were stewards.

Special recognition to Committee Members who worked hard in planning our big event.

 

Here are the Parade Prize Winners.

Trophies will be presented on Thursday,  30 March,  7 pm to 8 pm.

Greystones Municipal District,  Mill Road.

 

Most Original                     Titan Swimming Club

Best Musical                      Wicklow School of Music and Drama & Greenwood Theatre

Best Social/Cultural             1st  Wicklow 2nd Dublin St. Kilian’s Scout Group

Best Sports Entry               Eire Og GAA

Best Commercial                Lucey Dental

Best Traditional Irish           Cara School of Irish Dancing

Most Entertaining               Bray Lakers

Most Colourful                             Charlesland Park Montessori

Best Uniformed                  St. Patrick’s Pipe Band Wicklow

Most Topical                     Greystones Coast Guard

Overall Parade Winner         Greystones Educate Together National School

Best Window Display          Select Interiors Hillside Road.

 

GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT DAFFODIL DAY COFFEE MORNING 24 MARCH

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Greystones Cancer Support is your local community cancer support group.

It is completely separate from the Irish Cancer Society.

GCS runs this Coffee Morning each year in aid of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Daffodil Day Fund supports night nursing and information centres in hospitals.

 

Daffodil Day items now on sale at Greystones Cancer Support.

Card notelets,  children’s activities packs, pens,  bags,  tea towels.

 

In aid of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Don’t forget to mark you calendar and come along !!

All welcome !!

 

 

GREYSTONES MUNICIPAL DISTRICT/WICKLOW TIMES

PEOPLE OF THE YEAR AWARDS 2017

Nominations now being accepted for People of the Year Awards 2017.

Deadline for nomination is 28 April, 2017.

Greystones Municipal District,  Civic Offices,  Mill Road,  Greystones.

Awards will be presented at function on 25 May, 2017,  Greystones Golf Club.

 

Categories are:

Sports Person of the Year

Civic Person of the Year

Special Person of the Year

Cultural Person of the Year

Commercial Person of the Year

Young Entrepreneur of the Year

 

ALZHEIMER’S CAFÉ BRAY:  SOUTH DUBLIN/WICKLOW

Alzheimer Café is a relaxed place.

People with dementia and their families and friends,  health professionals come together.

Sharing education and support over a cup of tea.

Safe place where people can share experiences and talk about dementia.

 

The Orchard,  Bray Old Folks Association,  Killarney Road,  Bray.

Last Thursday of the month,  2:30 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Details from 2115179.

 

Voluntary joint initiative St. Columcille’s Hospital and Community Health South Dublin/Wicklow.

Free of charge.

People with all types of dementia and their families and carers are most welcome.

 

HOMELINK SUPPORT SERVICE NOW AVAILABLE

Now you can have regular telephone calls and chat with friendly HomeLink team.

HomeLink can also organise minor repairs,  garden maintenance,  alarm pendants.

Guide rails for fall prevention and social events.

 

What more could you ask for ??

Full details and sign up at 2014473.

 

GREYSTONES DEMENTIA FRIENDS

Greystones Dementia Friends is a support group for carers of family with dementia.

Groups meets every Friday morning,  Burnaby Lounge,  11 am to 1 pm.

Everyone welcome to come along for a cuppa and a chat.

Full details from Fiona,  086 8455256.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 19 March 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

Greystones South                               Burglary x 2.  Premises broken into Church Road.

Theft of tools from vehicle.

Criminal damage:  car park,  window smashed.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary x 2.  Killincarrig rear door.

Delgany screwdriver marks.

maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

Kilcoole                                               Burglary x 1:  sports 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

 

 

GREYSTONES ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

Spring Trip to County Waterford,  Holy Week,  10 to 13 April, 2017.

Park Hotel,  Dungarvan;  Visits to Cahir Castle,  Lismore Gardens,  Mount Congreve + more.

€320 pps;  €360 single;  Places limited.  Details and info from Aileen Shortt,  2876416.

 

WHIST EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING ST. KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE 8 PM.

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOCIATION

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.

 

 

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.

 

 

 

24 March 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

 

Greystones Cancer Support is your local community cancer support group.

It is completely separate from the Irish Cancer Society.

GCS runs this Coffee Morning each year in aid of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Daffodil Day Fund supports night nursing and information centres in hospitals.

 

Daffodil Day items will be on sale.

Card notelets,  children’s activities packs, pens,  bags,  tea towels.

 

In aid of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Don’t forget to mark you calendar and come along !!

All welcome !!

 

Wicklow Homeless Five Loaves & Ark Housing Association

Great Dance Evening in Aid of a Good Cause

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;  9:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

 

Fabulous music with The Wicklow Man.

Plenty of spot prizes and light refreshments.

You won’t be disappointed for a great night out !!

 

Tickets €10,  available for Stephen Donnelly’s Office,  Church Road.

Or Victor Evans,  087 2073205.

 

25 March 2017

Summertime Begins:  Turn Clocks Forward One Hour Tonight

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Soul Revival

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Soul Revival make their return after amazing Hot Spot gig last November.

Mighty sound of three piece brass section,  soulful guitar and keyboards.

Featuring sensational vocals of Wayne Richardson,  lead vocalist of Dublin Gospel Choir.

 

Perfect blend of contemporary R’nB,  Soul and Funk.

Timeless classics from legendary Motown,  Atlantic and Stax labels.

Songs from wide range of artists and hit songs.

 

Get your dancing shoes out and don’t miss a great night of music !!

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €10,  Advance Purchase/€12 Pay at Door.

 

Tickets from 087 2917519 and hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

26 March 2017

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Sessions

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

 

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

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

To participate,  please contact patbyr@gmail.com or The Hot Spot.

Full details from 087 2917519hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.comwww.thehotspot.ie.

 

28 March 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

On the Agenda:

Update on Greystones Harbour Development

GMD People of the Year Awards

Report from GMD Engineer and allocation of Discretionary Funding

Notice of Motion:  repair of wall at Laurel Grove + fence at Carmelite Monastery.

 

29 March 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 ??

 

1 April 2017

Liam Ryan,  Author of Cancer 4,  Me 5,  Gives Special Talk.

Greystones Library,  2:30 p.m.

 

In 2002,  Liam Ryan was diagnosed with a Stage 4 tumour.

He was given very little chance of survival.

But survive he did and he wrote a book about his remarkable story.

 

You can hear Liam’s inspirational talk from the man himself.

The event is free but booking is essential with Greystones Library, 2873548.

 

Liam Ryan is the living proof that,  no matter how much the odds are

stacked against you,  they can always be overturned.

 

Liam’s talk is a not-to-be-missed event.

 

Wicklow Sings Choral Festival Returns

Temple Carrig School;  7:00 p.m.

 

Festival returns after extraordinarily successful event last year.

Thirteen choirs will participate this year.

Wonderful opportunity to celebrate diversity of choirs in the county.

Barbershop groups,  choral societies,  community and children’s choirs,  gospel groups.

This will be a fantastic music evening.

 

Tickets available from Greystones Business Bureau,  Church Road.

Temple Carrig School or online at Eventbrite.

Enquiries at 2718766 or 086 8146926.

Tickets are €10/€5 students

 

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