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Greystones notes week May 8th

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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.
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.

 

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

 

GREYSTONES PEOPLE OF THE YEAR WINNERS 2017

Congratulations to this year’s winners !!

Well done to all !!

Awards Dinner to be held on 24 May, 2017 in Greystones Golf Club.

 

Sports Award                              Andrew Kealy

Civic Award                                 Tony Rennix

Special Award                              Rachel Casey

Cultural Award                             Rosemary Raughter

Commercial Award                       Declan McLouglin, Bochelli’s Restaurant

Young Entrepreneur Award            Sadhbh Durston

Special Recognition Award             Dr. Barry McCleary

Lifetime Achievement Award          Kathleen McCarthy

 

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.

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

Sponsored this year by Anne Daly’s SuperValu Greystones.

Special competition this summer.

 

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.

 

PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH SOUP & SANDWICHES

Soup and Sandwiches has finished for the season.

Have a very nice summer !!

Returning on Tuesday,  3 October, 2017.

 

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches continues on 16 May, 2017.

Holy Rosary Church Soup & Sandwiches continues on 31 May, 2017.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 23 April 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Theft of pedal cycle and theft from shop.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Criminal damage:  wing mirrors removed in car park; 

                                                            eggs  thrown at school.

                                                            maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

                                                                        Criminal damage:  vacant house damaged.

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

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 30 April 2017.

 

Greystones North                               Burglary:  home owner on holiday, bike stolen.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Thefts:  phone/rucksack/shirt stolen.

                                                                        Anti social behaviour:  trespassing in premises and

                                                                        abandoned house.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Criminal damage:  eggs thrown at school.

                                                            park of woods.                                                                                                               maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

 

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from vehicle: 

window smashed,  hand bag stolen.

                                                                        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 Glasnevin Cemetery                                       10 May

With Guided Walk

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @9:45 a.m.

Cost is €25

 

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.

 

 

5 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Stephanie Niles

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Chicago-born jazz/bank/barrelhouse musician Stephanie Niles.

Hustling around the United States,  Europe and Canada.

Averaging 150 gigs a year and captivating listeners.

Fabulous wide range of venues and musical scenes.

Thomas Deakin on sax and trumpet.

 

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.
10 May 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Outing to Glasnevin Cemetery  

With Guided Walk

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park @9:45 a.m.

Cost is €25

 

11 May 2016

Coffee Morning at Coolnagreina YWCA in Aid of Youth Café

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

 

Lots of wonderful home baking and biscuits.

Well worth a visit and all in aid of the youth of our town !!

 

11 to 14 May 2017

Theatre Lane Greystones

Greystones Players Presents Brian Friel’s Dancing at Lughnasa

Theatre Lane Greystones

 

          Thursday                 7:30 p.m.

          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.

 

12 May 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Mick Pyro Blues Jam Extraordinaire

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Bringing you the best blues from the best band of musicians Ireland has to offer.

 

The Band includes:

          Republic of Loose frontman,  Mick Pyro,  Guitar & Vocals

          Mick has supported U2, The Roots,  Ian Brown,  Nevilee Brothers, Guns ‘n Roses.

 

          On keyboard,  James Delaney.

          James has played with Sharon Shannon, Van Morrison, Paul Brady, Chuck Berry

          and Andrew Strong.

 

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.

 

14 May 2017

Hot 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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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.

 

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