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Greystones notes week July 17th

Greystones

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

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

 

IRISH GERMAN SOCIETY OF CO. WICKLOW VISITS WÜRZBURG

The Irish German Society of Co. Wicklow had an excellent visit with twinning partners.

The group travelled to Würzburg in Germany for the city’s Annual Kiliani Fest.

There is a long and historic connection between the two areas.

The Wicklow group was also present for Archbishop Diarmuid Martin’s Kiliani Lecture.

Full details on the Irish German Society from George Jones,  086 8217357.

 

2017 Town Hall Group2017 Bishop Martin Speaking

 

 

 

NEW PARKING BYE LAWS FOR GREYSTONES

NEW PARKING BYE LAWS WILL BEGIN MONDAY,  28 AUGUST 2017

DETAILS WILL FOLLOW IN SUBSEQUENT GREYSTONES CALENDAR

THERE WILL BE CHANGES TO PARKING TIMES AND GRACE PERIOD

 

   Parking Meter                               

 

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 2 July 2017.

 

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Wind deflectors taken from vehicle and

                                                                        wallet taken from handbag.

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               Back windscreen smashed + wet suit stolen.

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

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 9 July 2017.

 

Greystones North                               2 x burglaries: entry through back door + front door.

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

 

            Greystones South                               Theft from shops

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

 

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Charlesland:  front window of vehicle damaged.

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

 

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            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

 

GREYSTONES LIBRARY SUMMER READING CHALLENGE FOR CHILDREN !!

The Challenge is a national initiative and is completely free of charge.

But children need to be members of the library in order to take books out.

 

Challenge is open now and children receive a reading card when they join.

They use the card to keep track of their progress.

The Challenge is to read eight books this summer !!

 

A range of prizes is available for different milestones along the way:

Bookmarks to bags to pencils to wristbands.

At the end of the Challenge,  children receive a Certificate with their name on it.

 

Children and families also have access to fun reading activities:

Summer Stars Website;  www.summerstars.ie.

Site has lots of online activities as well as a range of animated books.

Lots of tips and advice,  discussion boards and interviews with well known people.

 

Challenge is a fantastic way of encouraging children to keep reading during the Summer.

Children can join the Challenge at anytime.

 

Greystones Library

 

 

GREYSTONES ART AND PHOTOGRAPHY EXHIBITION GRAPE EACH SUNDAY !!

Greystones Harbour Marina.

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 !!

 

GRAPE Landscape 2016

 

 

WICKLOW GARDENS FESTIVAL CONTINUES

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.

 

http://visitwicklow.ie/wp-content/uploads/2017/05/gardensmall15.jpg                         

 

 

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.

                 

 

 

16 July 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.

 

21 July 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Roll Over Beethoven Tour

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

Daniel Jeanrenaud,  alias The Camden Cat,  is coming our way !!

Come join his short Irish tour,  augmented by great Irish musicians.

Daniel has played with Jerry Lee Lewis,  Johnny Cash,  Carl Perkins,  Bo Diddley and more.

 

He was the man behind a 12 year residency at the Marathon in Camden Town.

Attracting Paul Weller,  Jarvis Cocker,  Liam & Noel Gallagher and Amy Winehouse.

If you like Chuck Berry,  Eddie Cochrane,  Elvis or Fats Domino … do not miss this tour !!

 

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets:  €12/€14.

 

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.

 

daniel

                    

 

 

23 July 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Sunday Session with “We Raise Bears”

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.

 

We Raise Bears brings its unique sound to The Hot Spot,  part of upcoming tour.

The group’s music has gained critical attention:  BBC,  RTE,  2FM, TXFM and regionals.

They have performed at many famous festivals and have headlined at venues.

“Beguilling … new band for potential future hit parade.”   Jim Carroll,  Irish Times.

Their recognisably poignant and political lyricism has been described as “stunning”.

 

Doors open 5:00 p.m.

Tickets: free

 

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

 

we-raise-bears                      

 

 

25 July 2017

Greystones Municipal District Meeting

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

 

26 July 2017

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. 

 

This is the last meeting before the summer break.

No meeting in August.  Next meeting will be 27 September 2017.

 

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 ??

 

30 July 2017

King of Greystones Triathlon

 

7 August 2017

August Bank Holiday Monday

 

12 August 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Annual Bus Tour

Bus will leave Greystones Railway Station at 9:00 a.m.

Stopping at Killruddery Gates at 9:15 a.m.

 

Tour will visit Birr Castle and Gardens.

BBQ Lunch at Giltraps Pub Kinnitty and visit new Glamping Site at Kinnity.

Guided Tour by Margaret Hogan,  local historian of Birr Town.

 

Cost is €35 for Members;  €45 for Non Members.

Early booking is suggested with George Jones,  2875678 or gjjones@eircom.net.

 

21 August 2017

Irish German Society of County Wicklow Meeting

Bray Town Hall at 7:30 p.m.

 

Guest Speaker will be HE Michael Collins,  Irish Ambassador to Federal Republic Germany.

Michael has had a very distinguished career.

Including a very important role as Ambassador to the United States.

During the on-going talks concerning a settlement in Northern Ireland.

 

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.

 

25/26 August 2017

Greystones Sailing Club:   Taste of Greystones Cruiser Regatta

Greystones Sailing Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

 

Approximately 100 boats are expected to come again this year.

Feeder races finishing from many east coast clubs on the Saturday.

Weekend sponsored by BJ Marine.

 

Greystones Sailing Club

 

 

13 September 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

 

14 September 2017

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning in Aid of Wicklow Hospice

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

20 September 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.

 

27 September 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.

 

28 September 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch

 

29/30 September 2017

La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History

Creating a New State

Greystones Golf Club

 

Friday           4:00 p.m.      Opening and Exhibition

 

                   4:15 p.m.      Manufacturing Consensus

                                                Polite Society,  Policy and the Irish Convention

                                                Dr. Conor Mulvagh,  UCD

 

                   4:45 p.m.      Making a Reality of Independence

                                                The First Free State Governments

                                                Professor Maurice Manning,  UCD

 

                   5:15 p.m.      The Quiet Corner Back

                                                Protestant Engagement with the GAA

                                                Dr. Ida Milne,  NUI Maynooth

 

Saturday        10:00 a.m.     Cumann na nGaedheal and the Legacy of Revolution

                                                Dr. Mel Farrell,  NUI Maynooth

 

                   11:00 a.m.     Macardle,  Historian of the Irish Revolution

                                      Dr. Leeann Lane,  DCU

 

                   11:45 a.m.     Glendalough:  An Age Old Attraction

                                                Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

                                      Ms. Joan Kavanagh

 

                     8:00 p.m.    Seminar Dinner

                                                Dr. Martin Mansergh,  Guest Speaker

 

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