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Greystones notes week August 28th

Greystones

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.

 

HERITAGE WEEK CONTINUES TO 27 AUGUST 2017

Wide range of fabulous activities with something for everyone.

Details of local events below.

 

Have a look,  there will be something to catch your interest !!

Some events suitable for children,  please check Heritage Week.ie website for details.

Only a few days left !!    

Active Aging Exercise 

IRELAND’S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR 2018

Search is now on to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE).

 

Three categories:

          Best Business Idea

          Best Start Up Business (under 18 months).

          Best Established Business (over 18 months).

 

Every entrant will be invited to attend Entrepreneur Bootcamp in October.

They will be given tips and advice on how to develop their business or venture.

 

Wicklow County final winners will receive investments to help them,  Prize Fund is €50,000.

These winners will progress to Regional Finals early next year.

National IBYE to be held in March 2018.

 

Young entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 can visit www.ibye.ie and enter online.

Closing date is Friday,  29 September, 2017.

Details from Local Enterprise Office Wicklow,  0404 30800.

 

COUNTY WICKLOW LEADER PROGRAMME 2014 TO 2020

County Wicklow Partnership is seeking funding Expressions of Interest from communities.

Deadline for EOI is 15 September 2017.

Full details from leader@wicklowpartnership.ie.

 

HOLY ROSARY CHOIR RETURNS FROM HOLIDAYS + NEEDS NEW MEMBERS !!

Come along and join this wonderful choir with a superb reputation.

Choir sings at the 6:00 p.m. Mass in Holy Rosary Church,  First & Third Saturdays.

You will be given a very warm welcome.

Details from Louise,  Musical Director,  085 8801466,  or Tony,  Chairman,  087 2442818.

 

NEW PARKING BYE LAWS WILL BEGIN MONDAY,  28 AUGUST 2017.

There will be a new start time each morning for charging period.

Charging period will now be Monday to Saturday,  10 am to 6 pm.

There will be a grace period of 15 minutes.

Grace period is on commencement of parking in all areas.

Grace period will allow time to purchase parking tickets.

And accommodate quick stops at local shops and school drop offs.

Trace period begins when wardens first observe legally parked car.

 

IMPORTANT !!  THERE IS NO GRACE PERIOD WHEN TICKET TIME EXPIRES !!

OR WHEN PREPAID TIME PURCHASED BY PHONE EXPIRES.

WHEN YOUR TIME IS UP … YOUR TIME IS UP !!

 

Grace period does not apply to illegal parking.

That is,  parking on double yellow lines or footpaths.

Or in a loading bay if not a commercial vehicle.

 

Illegal parking always warrants a fine, irrespective of whether or not you have a ticket !!

 

 Parking Meter                                  

 

 

 

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS AND FALLS PREVENTION

CLASSES START 5 SEPTEMBER

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm,  for six classes.

 

Programme is evidenced based to be effective at preventing falls.

Programme is easy,  enjoyable and safe for people with arthritis to learn.

 

Also good for everyone to improve health and wellness.

Improved balance significantly reduces rate of fall.

Also improves relaxation,  vitality,  posture and immunity.

 

Details from Marilyn O’Connor,  086 8441359.

Cost is €60 for six classes.

 

Tai Chi

                                                                

 

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.

 

Wicklow is home to some of Ireland’s most beautiful and exciting gardens.

Wicklow is also home to some amazing smaller gardens.

These garner international acclaim and media attention for Wicklow.

 

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

A wonderful day out for Greystones people and visitors alike.

 

Check the link below for some of our wonderful local gardens

:

          Charleville House and Gardens        Enniskerry

          Cloncallow                                  Newcastle

          Corke Lodge                               Bray

          Dower House                              Rossanagh,  Ashford

          Glenfield                                     Thornhill Road,  Old Connaught,  Bray

          Gorse Hill                                   Windgates,  Greystones

          Trudder Grange Garden                 Newtownmountkennedy

 

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

 

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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.           

                   

 

 

Greystones Sailing Club

 

3 September 2017

  1. DAVID’S SECONDARY SCHOOL CAR BOOT SALE

This is the last car boot sale of the season !!

And it may be the last car boot sale ever for St. David’s !!

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.

 

Social,  Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

 

Come and join in,  share a skill,  pick up a new hobby or find a friend !!

Bring your craft or hobby items and see what happens !!

A great afternoon is had by all,  with a cuppa in hand too !!

All welcome.

 

8, 9 and 10 September 2017

A Taste of La Touche Wines Weekend

 

Friday,  8 September                     4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Michael from Cooleeney Farm will pair Cheeses with Selected Wines of La Touche.

 

Saturday,  9 September               4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Pannier Champagne Tasting

 

Sunday,  10 September                2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

La Touche Wines & Niche Vines present an Exclusive Aussie Wine Tasting.

Jo Nash from McPherson Wines is flying in to guide you through this wonderful vineyard.

 

A great afternoon in store.

This is a ticketed event,  tickets are €20 per person.

 

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.

 

Charles Egan’s Epic Saga of the Great Irish Famine Book Launch

Wine Reception and Book Signing

Greystones Library;  7:00 p.m.

 

Charles Egan is a Greystones author well known for his three novels on Great Irish Famine.

The Killing Snows,  The Exile Breed and Gold is the Dawn.

 

The three novels are based on 6 famine documents discovered in the old family farmhouse.

The farmhouse was located in Co. Mayo.

The stories detail the horror of the famine relief roads during savage period of Irish history.

They also tell an impossible,  but true,  love story,  spoken of in the family for generations.

 

Irish Post:

A powerful and compelling story of Luke and his family.

Also a vital reminder of the fragility of life,  love and survival.

 

Connaught Telegraph:

Famine novel likened to Steinbeck’s Grapes of Wrath.

 

Admission is free but booking is essential,  2873548.

 

15 September 2017

Evening of Glitz and Glamour in Aid of Tiglin

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m.

 

Fashion extravaganza in newly refurbished Whale Theatre.

Showcasing Autumn/Winter 2017 collections from top Irish designers.

And the best of Greystones boutiques.

 

Entertainment on the night from Singer/Songwriter Luan Parle.

Meteor Award Best Irish Female and Irish Tatler Music Woman of the Year.

 

Pop/Rock Band Taken;  Elvis Impersonator,  Stephen Hearty;  DJ Steven Cooper,  98FM.

 

Tickets from eventbrite.ie.

 

Tiglin Glitz Glamour 2017                

 

 

19 September 2017

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

 

Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

 

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.

 

22 September 2017

Culture Night

 

Morning Storytime with Carmel Uí Cheallaigh

Greystones Library;  11:00 a.m.

Carmel will read her stories for 4-7 year olds in Irish and English.

 

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.

 

27 September 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. 

 

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 ??

 

28 September 2017

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch

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