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Greystones notes week March 6th

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.

 

 

NATIONAL TREE WEEK:  5 TO 12 MARCH 2017

Raising the awareness of and promoting the planting + care of trees in Ireland.

Why not plant a tree this year !!

 

WICKLOW GREYSTONES PARKINSON’S SOCIAL CLUB

For people with Parkinson’s,  their families and their friends.

 

Why not join the group ??

Friendly chat,  refreshments,  talks,  social activities and occasional outing.

 

Group meets Shoreline Leisure Greystones,  first and third Thursday of month.

Except for August.

3 pm to 5 pm.

 

€5 towards room and refreshment.

Details from Eva White,  2819578.

All welcome !!

 

WICKLOW DEMENTIA SUPPORT ALZ CLUB EVERY THURSDAY MORNING

Social get together for people with memory problems and their family carers.

Every Thursday morning,  10.30 am to 12 pm;  Methodist Hall,  Wicklow Town.

 

All welcome !!

 

Full details from:                089 4286928

                                      wicklowds@gmail.com

                                      www.wicklowdementiasupport.org

 

GREYSTONES ARCHAEOLOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETY

AGM and Showing of Radharc Films;  Thursday,  23 March, 2017.

Films include Westward Ho from Waterford and Ireland and the Making of Canada.

 

Films are particularly relevant this year.

2017 marks the 150th anniversary of the forming of the Dominion of Canada.

Formed from states of Nova Scotia,  New Brunswick and Canada (now Ontario + Quebec).

 

Membership fee of €15,  to cover family or household membership,  will be due.

New members most welcome.

Kilian House Family Centre;  8 pm.

 

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.

 

STOP SMOKING COURSE ONGOING MONDAY EVENINGS

FOR FIVE MORE WEEKS

Greystones Cancer Support,  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 26 February 2017.

 

Greystones North                               Theft from shop.

                                                            Criminal damage:  bottle thrown through windows.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Burglary x 2.

                                                                        Through window;  entry through side door.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  banger placed through letterbox.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  2 arrests.

                                                            Theft x 3 from vehicles outside amenity centre.

                                                            Criminal damage:  wing mirror kicked off vehicle.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary:  through opened window.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  log cabin damaged in sports club.

                                                                        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 COMMUNITY AWARDS SCHEME 2017

The fund for 2017 will be available as grant aid to successful community groups and local organisations wishing to undertake community projects in their area.

 

Details from mtuite@wicklowcoco.ie or www.wicklow.ie.

Closing date is 30 March, 2017.

 

WICKLOW COUNTY COUNCIL

HOUSING ADAPTION GRANTS

HOUSING AID FOR OLDER PEOPLE GRANTS

MOBILITY AID GRANTS

Various categories of needs are eligible for assistance application.

Full details from the Housing Office,  0404 20120.

Closing date is 22 March, 2017.

 

BIG NATIONAL DAY IS ALMOST HERE !!  DON’T BE LEFT OUT !!

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.

 

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.

 

 

 

 

3/4 March 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Ladies in the Blues at Mermaid Arts Centre Bray

Show has moved to the bigger stage at Mermaid Arts Centre.

 

Music journey charting women’s role in progression of the blues.

Featuring Flo McSweeney,  Clara Rose Monahan,  Emma Nico and Jhil Quinn.

 

Ladies in the Blues pays tribute to famous blues women.

These women made a significant contribution to development of jazz and blues.

Male country blues singers were later discovered,  but the ladies got it started !!

Wide range of classic songs in the repertoire.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets from Mermaid Arts Centre,  2724030 or www.mermaidartscentre.ie.

 

3 March 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Monsters of Metal Tribute

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Monsters of Metal are a five piece heavy metal tribute band from Dublin.

Covering classic heavy metal bands from Iron Maiden, Black Sabbath to Whitesnake + more.

Two hour set complete with back drops.

Show has an authentic Rock ‘n Roll atmosphere.

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €8.

 

Tickets from 087 2917519 and hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

4 March 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Birds of Olympus

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Birds of Olympus head of to SXSW in Austin,  Texas in a few weeks time.

The Birds incorporate different,  sometimes opposing sounds.

They achieve a consonance that registers as both mellow and powerful at the same time.

 

Formed in the breezy coastal town of Wicklow,  band is the brainchild of:

 

          Spud Murphy                     Donal Colohan                   Guitar

          Derek Byrne   Drums           Darin Joye               Guitar

          Rory Clarke    Bass

 

Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €7.

 

Tickets from 087 2917519 and hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

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.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Sunday Session with Johnny and the Great Dames

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Enjoy a chilled afternoon in the company of Johnny O’Regan and Damian Hillan.

Also known as Johnny & The Great Dames.

Playing a mixture of folk,  rock & blues from Paul Simon to Lou Reed.

 

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free,  but donations welcome.

 

Info from 087 2917519 and hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

Full details from www.thehotspot.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 !!

 

8 March 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

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

 

“The Restoration of Mount Usher” by Donald Pratt,  Avoca Founder.

 

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 !!

 

21 March 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 March 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.

 

24 March 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Daffodil Day Coffee Morning

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

 

Daffodil Day items,  fresh daffodils,  free raffle.

In aid of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

All welcome !!

 

25 March 2017

Summertime Begins:  Turn Clocks Forward One Hour Tonight

 

26 March 2017

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

 

28 March 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

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 ??

 

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 !!

 

7 April 2017

The Hot Spot Music Club:  Brian Whelan & The Cyclones

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Fabulous evening of music and song.

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

 

Details from Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601.

Info from 087 2917519 and hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

8 April 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

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

 

13 April

Holy Thursday

 

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 !!

 

14 April 2017

Good Friday

 

15 April 2017

Holy Saturday

 

16 April 2017

Easter Sunday

 

17 April 2017

Easter Monday

 

28 April 2017

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Coffee mornings being held county wide to support work of cancer support groups.

Please help Greystones Cancer Support and come along.

Great morning to be had by all !!

 

Full details from 2871601.

 

5 June 2017

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin

Walk,  run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Full details from 2871601.

 

11 June 2017

Wicklow 200 Famous Longest Running One Day Bike Ride

Cycle starts and finishes at Shoreline Leisure Greystones.

Entrants capped at 3,000 so be sure to register early.

www.wicklow200.ie.

 

National Street Feast

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!

 

24 June 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Cronan’s Primary School,  Vevay Road,  Bray;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

30 July 2017

King of Greystones Triathlon

 

26 August 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

 

28 September 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch

 

11 October 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones.

 

          8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply.

 

          8:30 p.m.      “Wild Flowers of Ireland”

                             Chloe Devlin,  Author and Botanist.

 

2 November 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw

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