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Greystones notes week May 25th

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

GREYSTONES 2020 LAUNCH WITH PAT COX:  24 MAY 2017

Greystones Theatre;  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

New initiative for Greystones Town.

 

Come along to hear all the details and visit beautiful newly refurbished Greystones Theatre.

Chats|Fizz|Canapes|Musical Treats.

 

Spaces are very limited,  early RSVP highly recommended.

Team@greystones2020.com and www.greystones2020.com.

 

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

Greystones Golf Club,  Whitshed Road.

 

          7.30 pm        Official Launch

          7.45 pm        WT Cosgrave

                             Professor Michael Laffan,  Emeritus Professor UCD

 

This year’s theme is:  Creating 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.

 

NEW COMMUNITY DIRECTORY FOR WICKLOW            

 

Wicklow Community Directory is a community-led website.

A great way to find out what’s available in your local area.

 

900 listings,  65 categories: 

Arts,  sports,  leisure,  community groups,  childcare,  schools and colleges,

information and advice,  employment supports and public services.

 

There is also a What’s On section listing upcoming events in your local community.

Full details at www.wicklowcommunitydirectory.ie and Michelle Rogers,  2868266.

 

WICKLOW GARDENS FESTIVAL NOW ON

Wide range of beautiful private local gardens will be open to the public this season.

A wonderful opportunity for all those who love gardening and gardening design.

Don’t be disappointed,  check the dates and times and availability of viewing.

A wonderful day out for Greystones people and visitors alike.

Full details of gardens and opening times at www.visitwicklow.ie/private-gardens.

 

  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.

 

 

VHI WOMEN’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.

Registration with marathon organisers is still available !!

 

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.

 

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

 

Trip to Bloom                                                                       1 June

Ireland’s Main Garden Festival

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park, 10 am.

Cost is €25 to include bus and entrance fee.

 

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
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.

 

Greystones 2020 Launch with Pat Cox

Greystones Theatre;  7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

New initiative for Greystones Town.

 

Come along to hear all the details and visit beautiful newly refurbished Greystones Theatre.

Chats|Fizz|Canapes|Musical Treats.

 

Spaces are very limited,  early RSVP highly recommended.

Team@greystones2020.com and www.greystones2020.com.

 

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

 

26 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Wicklow Dance Club:  DJ Nigel Wood’s Global Sounds

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

The Wicklow Dance Club is taking a break from its Bel Air base,  moving to Hot Spot.

Two comfortable rustic rooms for dancing,  sitting,  chatting,  drinking at the bar.

The rhythms remain the same,  always different,  from all corners and all comers.

The punters are warm,  friendly and gesturally expressive.

Hope you can make it !! 

Free Dance/All Ages !!

 

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets:  €8 earlybird/€10 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.

 

27 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  How does it feel,  Bob ??  Birthday Bash for Bob Dylan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

The Wicklow Dance Club is taking a break from its Bel Air base,  moving to Hot Spot.

Two comfortable rustic rooms for dancing,  sitting,  chatting,  drinking at the bar.

The rhythms remain the same,  always different,  from all corners and all comers.

The punters are warm,  friendly and gesturally expressive.

Hope you can make it !! 

Free Dance/All Ages !!

 

Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets:  €12 earlybird/€14 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.

 

28 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Summer with Donald McNeill and Martyn Travis

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Martyn Travis writes w ith the skill and subtlety of a great short story writer.

Martyn has been writing songs since he was 15,  leaving Ireland to travel and sing.

Based in Amsterdam for many years,  treading boards in Holland,  Belgium,  USA.

Playing fold clubs,  festivals and small theatres.

Many of his songs have been recorded by other artists.

These days,  Martyn is fishing,  writing,  recording and gigging.

 

Donald McNeill is a multi-instrumentalist from north coast of Scotland.

He accompanies Martyn Travis on keyboards and guitar.

He performs,  writes and arranges across a wide variety of genres,  Ireland,  UK + Europe.

 

Doors open,  5:00 p.m.

Admission free/Donations welcome.

 

29 May 2017

La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History Launch

Creating a New State

Greystones Golf Club;  7:30 p.m.

 

30 May 2017

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

 

30 May 2017

100 Women:  North Wicklow|South Dublin

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel,  Killiney;  8:00 p.m.

 

100 Women:  North Wicklow|South Dublin is a wonderful women’s charity collective.

Women join the collective and agree to help make an impact on those in need.

Women commit to pool donations.

 

The group meets three times a year to nominate a charity to receive the donations.

This is a simple operation and there are no administrative costs.

 

100 Women:  North Wicklow|South Dublin needs more Members !!

Why not think about joining !!

Full details at www.100WomenNWSD.org and also Facebook.

 

1 June 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Trip to Bloom:  Ireland’s Main Garden Festival

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park, 10:00 a.m.

Cost is €25 to include bus and entrance fee.

 

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.

 

This is last Soup & Sandwiches of the season.

Many thanks for your support this year.

See you in September !!

 

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

Announcing exciting programme of events for September to December 2017.

Enquires and further information to lisa4rossmcparland@gmail.com.

 

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.

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