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Greystones notes week May 15th

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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.

 

GREYSTONES RECLAIMS ITS THEATRE & DRAMA HERITAGE

BEAUTIFULLY REFURHISHED GREYSTONES THEATRE

DANCING AT LUGHNASA BY BRIAN FRIEL

Presented by Greystones Players under direction of Aideen Walton.

Fabulous opening night on Thursday.

Dancing at Lughnasa continues until Sunday,  14 May, 2017.

Full details below.

 

NATIONAL VOLUNTEERING WEEK:  15 to 21 MAY 2017

Greystones Volunteer Centre will be in Greystones Library.

Tuesday,  16 May, 201710 am to 1 pm.

 

Come along to learn how you can help your community.

Voluntary Groups and Community Groups also welcome.

Appointments with Yvonne,  2022244 or yvonne@volunteerwicklow.ie.

Or just drop by for a chat !!

 

  1. LAURENCE’S NATIONAL SCHOOL 40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION

St. Laurence’s National School anniversary is coming up soon.

Big Open day in June,  photographs needed for montage.

Can you share photographs ??  They can be scanned and returned to you.

Please pass on photo request to those you think might have photographs.

Deadline for montage is Friday,  19 May 2017.

 

 

CHILDREN’S STORYTIME AT GREYSTONES LIBRARY MILL ROAD

Wednesday mornings;  new time of 10:30 am.

 

The sessions is suitable for babies up to children aged six years.

All are welcome to come along for some super stories.

As well as the opportunity to meet other parents and carers.

No booking is required.

 

LA TOUCHE LEGACY SEMINAR & 4th FESTIVAL OF HISTORY LAUNCH:  29 MAY

Greystones Golf Club;  7:00 p.m.

 

This year’s theme is:  The Foundation of a New State.

Come along for 2017 Launch.

All welcome for interesting evening outlining fabulous event coming up in September.

This important Seminar and Festival is a major event in Greystones each year.

 

Sponsored this year by Anne Daly’s SuperValu Greystones.

Special competition this summer.

 

COFFEE MORNINGS AT COOLNAGREINA YWCA IN AID OF YOUTH CAFÉ

Coffee mornings have finished for the season and will return in September.

Many thanks for your support and have a very nice summer !!

VHI W            OMEN’S MINI MARATHON IN DUBLIN: 

JUNE BANK HOLIDAY MONDAY

Why not walk, run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support?

Transport provided to and from Dublin.

Light refreshments back in Greystones after the Marathon.

 

Greystones Cancer Support is your local cancer support group.

It relies on voluntary donations to continue its work.

Can you help ??

Full details from 2871601 or www.GreystonesCancerSupport.com

 

 

MELLISA O’FAHERTY

THE SPACES OF THE IMAGINATION

MERMAID ARTS CENTRE MAIN STREET BRAY:  CONTINUES TO 3 JUNE 2017

Melissa O’Faherty is a local Greystones visual artist of great repute.

She trained in the classical skills of drawing.

Her work is both experimental and focused.

 

Melissa’s first solo show at Mermaid Arts Centre is well worth a visit.

Admission is free.

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 7 May 2017.

 

Greystones North                               Theft of tools stolen from vehicle.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Theft from shop.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  graffiti sprayed  on home.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Vehicle stolen from outside home in Charlesland.

                                                            Theft:  two males distracted homeowner.

                                                            One youth early teens,  one older teenager.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Two thefts of vehicles: 

driveway of home + Sea Road.

            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

 

HSE LOTTERY GRANTS APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN

For groups and organisations involved in providing health and personal social services.

Groups can apply for one-off funding.

 

Full details from www.hse.ie/lotterygrants or 1850 24 1850.

Closing date is 26 May, 2017 at 5 pm.

 

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.

 

Outing to Altamonte Gardens Co. Carlow                    24 May

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @10:30 a.m.

Cost is €15

 

Coffee Morning with Art Exhibition                              2 June

Talk and Raffle

 

Monthly Walk:  Malahide                                                  9 June

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:20 a.m.

 

Trip to Wexford Town                                                        14 June

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:00 a.m.

 

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.

Cost is €25

 

 

Continues to 14 May 2017

Theatre Lane Greystones

Greystones Players Presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa

Theatre Lane Greystones

 

          Friday                     8:00 p.m.

          Saturday                 2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

          Sunday                             4:30 p.m.

 

Wonderful production of this famous play in a beautifully refurbished theatre.

Presented by the newly formed Greystones Players,  a new community drama group.

Dancing at Lughnasa is challenging,  combining comedy with dark and tragic elements.

It is one of the greatest and best loved Irish plays of recent times.

 

Tickets are €15 and there is limited availability.

Details at Eventbrite.ie.

 

14 May 2017Hot Spot Music Club:  Open Mic with Don

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Doors open 5 pm.

Admission free.  Donations welcome.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

16 May 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.

 

This will be the last St. Patrick’s Soup & Sandwiches of the season.

Many thanks for your support and see you in September !!

 

17 May 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.

 

19 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Colm Stride O’Brien:  Tribute to Giants of Ragtime Piano

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Ireland’s leading exponent of Ragtime and Stride piano.

Colm Stride O’Brien presents a piano extravaganza.

Works include Scott Joplin,  George Gershwin and Fats Waller.

Colm is also storyteller whose style includes mixing anecdotes with spectacular playing.

He is well known in Ireland,  with many awards,  an evening not to be missed !!

 

Doors open 8 pm.  Performance 8.30 pm.

Tickets:  €10 earlybird/€12 on the door.

 

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.

 

20 May 2017

Coffee Morning,  Plant and Book Sale in Aid of East Africa Famine Relief

Knockdolian,  Church Lane,  10:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Admission,  €2.50,  to include tea/coffee.

 

This annual event is always worth a visit.

Lots of interesting items on offer for that special one-off discovery.

Plants to catch your interest.

A warm welcome is extended to all,  helping people affected by severe famine.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Kila: The Real Deal

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Dublin trad legends and Wicklow locals.

Their new album,  Alive,  has received stunning reviews.

Alive was recorded during Kila’s 2016 tour,  including Civic Theatre Tallaght + Vicar Street.

 

The band is still led by the O Snodaigh brothers:  Colm,  Rossa and Ronan.

They retain their wonderful sense of musical adventure.

 

Doors open 8 pm

Limited seating.

First 15 tickets are €15.

After that,  tickets:  €18 earlybird/€20 on the door.

 

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 May 2017

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALE

Today and each first and third Sunday until 3 September.

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

 

Admission for sellers:  Cars,  €13;  Vans/cars with Trailers,  €25.

Gates open at 7:00 a.m. for sellers.

 

Always a great place to find that special good value item or treasure.

All welcome to come along and support the school.

 

Hot Spot Music Club:  Summer Folk Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

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.

To participate,  contact patbyr@gmail.com or leave details at The Hot Spot.

 

Doors open,  5:00 p.m.

Admission free.

 

24 May 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Outing to Altamonte Gardens Co. Carlow                   

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @10:30 a.m.

Cost is €15

 

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.

 

25 May 2017

Greystones People of the Year Awards Dinner

Greystones Golf Club;  8:00 p.m.

Tickets,  €35.

Details from 2876694 or kcoughla@wicklowcoco.ie

 

29 May 2017

La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History Launch

The Foundations of a New State

Greystones Golf Club;  7:00 p.m.

 

30 May 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

31 May 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 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 ??

 

2 June 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Coffee Morning with Art Exhibition, Talk and Raffle

 

5 June 2017

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin

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

Full details from 2871601.

 

9 June 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk:  Malahide    

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:20 a.m.

 

11 June 2017

National Street Feast

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!

 

14 June 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association Trip to Wexford Town                      

Meet Greystones Railway Station @10:00 a.m.

 

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.

 

This is the last meeting before the Summer Break.

We will be back in September !!

 

21 June 2017

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.

 

This is the last meeting before the Summer Break.

We will be back in September !!

 

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

 

25 August 2017

Greystones Theatre Launch & Reveal

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