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Greystones notes week May 29th

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.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.

 

100 WOMEN:  NORTH WICKLOW|SOUTH DUBLIN MEETING THIS TUESDAY

Details below.

 

GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION GRAPE IS BACK !!

SUNDAY NEXT:  BANK HOLIDAY SUNDAY4 JUNE 2017

Sunday next and each Summer Sunday until the end of August.

11 am to 5.30 pm.

 

Come along and see a wide variety of excellent photography and artwork.

What a way to spend a summer afternoon !!

 

GREYSTONES 2020:  MAKING WAVES HAS NOW BEEN LAUNCHED !!

New group planning great things for Greystones.

 

Non political umbrella organisation of volunteers from different walks of local life.

Coming together to pool their experience and resources for the benefit of the town.

Working together to preserve and enhance Greystones for Members and the town.

 

Membership is now open at www.Greystones2020.com.

Why not have a look at website and sign up ??

 

LOCAL AGENDA 21 ENVIRONMENTAL PARTNERSHIP FUND 2017

Do you have a project or initiative that could help to increase environmental awareness ??

Do you have a project that could help your community to become more sustainable ??

 

Local Agenda 21 has helped a wide variety of projects in the past.

Community gardens and allotments,  compost schemes,  rainwater harvesting.

Biodiversity projects,  waste reduction and educational initiatives,  environmental exhibitions.

 

Applications available now from WCC Environment Office:

1890 222276eao@wicklowcoco.ie or www.wicklow.ie/localagenda21.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 14 May 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Daytime burglary:  cash & camera.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from garage of tools.

                                                            Theft of all tyres from one vehicle @Charlesland.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Two burglaries,  daytime,  vacant houses, tools.

Theft from vehicles at car park.

Criminal damage:  damage to windscreen.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 21 May 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Two thefts from shops.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Two burglaries: 

Charlesland,  8-9 pm, entry through front window.

Delgany,  4.45 pm,  front door forced.

                                                            Vehicle stolen Charlesland,  parked for over a month.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

Theft from vehicles at car park.

Criminal damage to front door.

            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

 

 

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.

 

 

 

 

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

 

NATIONAL STREET FEAST SUNDAY 11 JUNE 2017

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!

 

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.

 

 

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

 

27 May 2017Hot 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 with 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;  5:00 p.m.

Please note change of usual start time to 5 pm.

 

On the Agenda:

          Draft Wicklow County Council Parking Bye Laws.

          Presentation on Go Car.

          Receive representatives from Bridgedale and harbour update.

          2017 Discretionary Funding

          Report from GMD Engineer.

 

Notices of Motion:

          Disposal plans for Dargle River waste material.

          Shelter for Kilcoole railway platform.

          Review and possible upgrade of CCTV facilities in Greystones District.

 

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.

 

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 ??

 

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.

 

2 June 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Coffee Morning with Art Exhibition, Talk and Raffle

 

4 June 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.

 

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.

 

10 June 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Buffalo Soul:  Tribute to Bob Marley

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Buffalo Soul is a 6 piece collective of musicians from all over the world.

They are based in Dublin.

The band plays tribute to the legendary Bob Marley.

Bob was the most influential Jamaican musician of all time and his music is timeless.

 

Doors open 8 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.

 

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 !!

 

23 June 2017

St. Laurence’s National School 40th Anniversary Celebrations

9:00 a.m. to 10:30 p.m. in the school.

School marks 40 years in Greystones.

Special exhibition of archive photographs.

 

24 June 2017

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Cronan’s Primary School,  Vevay Road,

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