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Greystones notes week January 28th

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.

  1. PATRICK’S DAY PARADE 2019 WILL BE BIGGER AND BETTER THAN EVER !!

Plans are now underway to make this year’s parade even bigger and better than ever.

Application forms and details have been sent to local groups and organisations.

If your group did not receive one,  please contact 2876694 or GreystonesMD@wicklowcoco.ie.

Help make Parade 2019 the best one yet !!

A wide range of awards will be made in various categories.

The usual Best Window Display award will also be made.

All shops and commercial enterprises are encouraged to make Greystones “en fete”.

St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s National Day,  celebrated all around the world.

We don’t want to be left out !!

Please return parade applications to GMD by 22 February 2019.

Cost is Clubs/Organisations,  €20;  Commercial, €40.

 

PARENTS PLUS|PARENTING WHEN SEPARATED COURSE

Six week course,  for six Wednesdays,  starting 6 February 2019.

Finishing on 20 March 2019,  no meeting on 20 February due to mid term break.

Springboard Family Support Project,  St. Columbanus NS, Loughlinstown.

10 am to 12.30 pm.

A practical and positive evidence-based course.

For parents who are preparing for,  going or gone through, separation or divorce.

Facilitated by Rachel and Caroline,  2814934,  www.parentsplus.ie.

caroline.jordan2@tusla.ie or rachel.fitzmaurice@tusla.ie.

CUIDIU NORTH WICKLOW|JOANNA FORTUNE PARENTING TALK

FIFTEEN MINUTE PARENTING:  HOW TO CONNECT WITH YOUR KIDS

Wednesday,  30 January 2019.  Details below.

 

CRUMLIN’S BUNDLE OF FUN IS BACK FOR 2019 !!

Last year,  Rachel Casey organised an outstanding collection of items.

Collection was for Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children Crumlin.

Now Rachel wants to continue to give something back.

Rachel is collecting unwanted gifts again this year.

She is asking the Greystones community to donated unwanted Christmas gifts.

Cosmetics,  stationery,  toys and clothes.

Items may be left at Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place,  Greystones.

Rachel may be contacted on Facebook Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun or avalongdns@gmail.com.

Please help sick children and their families at a very special time in their lives.

MEMORY LANE MUSIC GROUP MEETS EACH FRIDAY MORNING

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Tea/coffee and biscuits.

Memory Lane Music Group is a weekly group.

This group is for people with Alzheimer’s and/or their carers.

Singing is not only an enjoyable activity.

It can also provide a way for people with dementia,  and their carers,  to socialise.

They can express themselves and meet up with others in a fun and supportive group.

Details from Fiona Lang,  086 8455256,  and/or Michael Fisher,  087 9833931.

 

WICKLOW GARDA DIVISION YOUTH AWARDS|NOMINATIONS NOW OPEN !!

In association with County Wicklow Partnership.

Awards will be considered for nominated young people who make their communities better.

Or who have shown great determination in their own lives.

Groups of two or more can also be considered.

Nominees should be between the ages of 13 and 21 years.

Details and applications from Garda Emma Skinner,  emma.j.skinner@garda.ie.

Closing date is 4 February 2019.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 13 January 2019.

Greystones North                               Bin placed on fire.

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

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

                                                                        Exhaust removed from vehicle in carpark.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Glass broken on back door.

                                                            Three males with jackets,  hoods up,  gloves.

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

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

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

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 20 January 2019.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                Theft in from shop.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Driver’s door forced.  Sunglass + jacket stolen.

                                                            Bicycle stoen from unlocked shed.

                                                            Tools stolen from vehicles.

                                                            Two mopeds stolen.

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

            Kilcoole                                               Windows smashed on vehicle and home.

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

PLEASE TAKE SPECIAL EFFORT TO KEEP MOTORYCYLES AND BIKES LOCKED.

GREYSTONES GARDA CRIME PREVENTION OFFICER HAS TIPS.

 

 

  GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT

  SPECIAL REMINDER KILCOOLE CLINIC CONTINUES !!

 

  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

  Garda Corbet and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.

 

  Drop in for crime prevention advice,  get a form stamped.

  And most other Garda station services. 

 

  Details from:

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

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

 

 

 

 

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday or Thursday morning,  11:15 am approx.

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              666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                                      1800 25 00 25

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

 

GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIREMENT ASSOCIATION

KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE

www.greystonesara.com.

Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

 

Whist every Wednesday evening,  St. Kilian House Family Centre,  8 pm.

 

Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure      12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bowls                     Kilian House             10:30 a.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House               2:30 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House               1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House               2:30 p.m.

29 January 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

On the Agenda:

  • Receive Update on Greystones Harbour Development.
  • To discuss Part VIII GMD Public Realm Fund + Funding for Battle of the Bands.
  • Report from GMD District Engineer.
  • Discuss Holyhead Town Twinning Travel to HH for St. David’s Day.
  • Discuss arrangements for St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Discuss arrangements for Greystones 2019 People of the Year Awards.
  • Motions include:

Report on flooding risk at Holywell Kilcoole.

                   Discuss location for pedestrian lights @Glenheron,  new school,  Kilcoole Road.

                   Report on need for pedestrian lights in Charlesland.

29 January 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Studios

Bellydancing Classes with Sarah Ryan

Eight week course,  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

€80 for the eight weeks.

Check out full details for this special series of classes from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591767/events/128185544

Or sarahryanbellydance@gmail.com.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

30 January 2019

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.

30 January 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  8:00 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends 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 ??

 

30 January 2019

Cuidiu North Wicklow|Joanna Fortune Parenting Talk

Fifteen Minute Parenting:  How to Connect with Your Kids

The Martello,  Bray Seafront;  8:00 p.m.

Joanna Fortune is a well known therapist and author.

Founder of the Solamh Parent Child Relationship Clinic.

She has an extensive background in parenting.

Speaking and writing:  author, journalist,  radio and television.

Joanna will speak for approximately 45 minutes.

Followed by discussion questions afterwards.

An informative and rewarding evening for parents.

Small charge of €7 per couple;  €5 for an individual.

31 January 2019

La Touche Wines|Wine Tasting

Greystones Ridge Angling Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

With Mr. Paul Savage of Classic Drinks.

Tasting North v. South American Wines.

€25 per person.

Details from 2873826 of info@latouchewines4u.ie.

1 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Growing Old Disgracefully

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please feel free to join the waiting list.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873589686/events/128176726

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

2 February 2019

Family Mindfulness Gathering

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m.

Practice a little mindfulness as a family !!

Taught by a certified Youth Mindfulness & Kids Yoga Teacher.

No experience needed.

Suitable for children 3+.  Children must be accompanied by an adult.

Guided meditation,  breath awareness,  mindful activities and movements.

All sprinkled with a bit of fun !!

Booking required,  2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

2 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Kila:  The Real Deal

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Kila need no introduction to those of us here in Greystones.

They have gone from strength to strength since their early second level school days.

Once again,  Greystones has the opportunity to hear this first class group.

Their new album,  Alive,  is based on their tours of festivals and venues in Ireland.

An evening not to be missed !!

Doors open 8 p.m.

Tickets €18/€22

Limited seating.  Booking online or Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

2 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Met Opera Live: Carmen

5:55 p.m. Doors open 5:15 p.m.  Tickets €25/€15.

Fabulous opera,  one of the Met Opera’s favourites.

One intermission.

Full bar, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn,  Confectionary available.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873591194/events/128148425

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

3 February 2019

Holy Rosary Parish|Social Hobby & Craft Afternoon

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

Learn new crafts and make new connections while also having a cuppa !!

Lots to see and learn while meeting with friends.

3 February 2019

Give Us A Song:  In Aid of The Caroline Foundation

The Hot Spot Music Club,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Session starts at 4 pm.

Come along,  sing us a song,  make a donation to The Caroline Foundation !!

A wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon.

Lots of fun in a comfortable setting.

No need to sing a song yourself,  just come along and support the afternoon !!

There’s also a free raffle !!

The Caroline Foundation honours the memory of Caroline Dwyer Hickey.

Caroline was a young,  local Greystones woman.

Foundation supports the work of Professor John Crown,  Cancer Clinical Research Trust.

3 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club|Paddington 2

2:00 p.m. Doors open 1:30 p.m.  Tickets €10.

Paddington 2 holds the record for best reviewed movie of 2018.

Heartwarming and hilarious in its charming ability to be both silly and smart.

Something for adults as well as children.

A truly magical film,  Paddington 2 will make you feel all warm and cuddly.

No matter what age you are.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873597940/events/128184660

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

5 February 2019

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

7 February 2019

Delgany Thursday Club|Talk About Benefits of Guide + Assistance Dogs

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  2:30 p.m.

Talk will be given by Gillian Willis and Rev. Harry Lew.

Afternoon Tea will follow.

No entry charge.  Donations to Guide Dogs + Assistance Dogs most welcome.

Details from Noelene,  2876878,  Peter,  086 8307644,  John, 086 3566527.

10 February 2019

Invictus:  A Passion

Church of the Holy Redeemer,  Bray;  8:00 p.m.

Irish premiere of Howard Goodall’s new sacred oratorio.

This is an event of national and European significance !!

Bray and Wicklow Choral Societies.

Musical Director,  Frank Kelly.

ConTempo Quartet and Degani Ensemble,  led by Alan Smale.

Soloists:  Joan O’Malley and Ross Scanlon.

Tickets,  €15,  available from Eventbrite or at the door.

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