Greystones notes week September 16th

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.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

 

Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie

Greystones 2020 website:  www.Greystones.ie

 

Greystones Public Realm Plan|Public Consultation

Whale Theatre,  Thursday,  19 September,  5 pm to 9 pm.

Consultancy company The Paul Hogarth Company,  have been appointed to develop a plan.

Under direction from Wicklow County Council,  Greystones Municipal District.

Support from Greystones Tidy Towns and funding from LEADER.

The aim is to develop a plan for the most effective presentation,  management and enhancement of the town’s public realm.

Come along to the Whale Theatre to learn what is happening.

It’s your Town … Let your voice be heard !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story:

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/want-to-be-part-of-greystones-new-dawn/

Full details also on www.Greystones2020.ie.

Wicklow Dementia Support|Fund Raising Support Needed

WDS has four events coming up September/October/November.

Can you spare a few hours to help with Bag Pack,  Race Night,  Craft Fair,  Tea Party ??

Funds raised will support its projects:

Social Clubs,  Befriending Project,  Family Carers Support,  Information Giving,  Transport.

Please contact Jenny O’Reilly,  089 4286928,  or Orla Finn,  086 7302639.

For tickets or to donate a prize.

www.wicklowdementiasupport.ie.

                        

 

 

Greystones Library|Free Beginner Computer Classes

Greystones Library,  Mill Road.

Five week course starting on Tuesday,  17 September 2019.

11 am to 1 pm.

Learn how to send emails,  search the internet and more !!

Learn on a laptop in the library or bring your own device:  mobile phone/iPad.

Booking required from 2873548 or greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

Yoga and Mindfulness Classes|Angelika Renger

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road.

Variety of classes that suits all levels of experience.

Beginners are welcome.

No need to be fit or young or super flexible.

Yoga is for everyone at any age.

Classes include movement,  stretching,  breathing and relaxing.

Benefits at all levels of mental and emotional well being !!

Helps to weather difficult challenges in life through stronger mental resilience.

Tuesdays:      6.15 pm to 7.40 pm           7.45 pm to 9.15 pm.

Thursdays:     6.45 pm to 7.45 pm           Emphasis on back health.

                   8.00 pm to 9.30 pm           Beginners.

Details from 087 2176068,  info@yogawithangelika.ie,  www.yogawithangelika.ie.

 

Greystones Family Resource Centre

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

This course is a structured training course and will run over 8 weeks.

It teaches mindful meditation and mindful movement to increase sense of well-being.

The course will run September to Novmber 2019.

GFRC, 28 Burnaby Court,  Greystones;  10 am to 11.30 am.

Details on dates from 087 7514578 or development@GreystonesFRC.ie.

 

Volunteer Ireland Awards 2019|Nominations Now Open !!

Nominations are now open for the Volunteer Ireland Awards 2019.

You can nominate a friend,  family member, colleague or fellow volunteer.

Categories are:

Animals and Environment            Arts, Culture & Media

Children and Youth                    Campaigning and Awareness Raising

Community                              Health & Disability

Social Work & Social Inclusion     Safety & Emergency Services

Sport & Recreation                    Outstanding Group

Outstanding Volunteer Manager

Closing date is 4 October 2019.

You can make an online nomination and learn more details here:

https://www.volunteer.ie/events/vi-awards/nomination-faq/

 

THE BOAT YARD GALLERY MARKET CONTINUES !!

Greystones Harbour Marina,  beside The Beach House.

Each Sunday,  11 am to 5.30 am.

Yes,  there is still opportunity to visit this wonderful Market.

Wide variety of art and craft items available.

Photographs,  paintings,  special hand crafted gift items for children.

Handmade leatherwork,  jewellery.   Food trucks.

And,  of course,  the Boat Yard Gallery itself.

Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Greystones.

Wonderful opportunity to buy that special present for yourself,  relative or friend !!

 

 

 

 

31st LA TOUCHE LEGACY WEEKEND:  13 and 14 SEPTEMBER 2019

Ireland Through the Turbulent 30s.  Details below.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/la-touche-legacy-festival-of-history-2019/

 

TAI CHI FOR ARTHRITIS|SIX SESSION COURSE CONTINUES

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  3.45 pm.

17, 24 September 2019.

8, 15, 22 October 2019.

Are you over 50 and interested in health and well being ??

It is believed this programme can improve your strength and balance.

Helping to reduce pain from arthritis.

Relax and enjoy the slow, smooth, continuous movements of Sun style Tai Chi.

Strengthen your energy through Qi Gong,  which is believed to promote relaxation + healing.

Experience the integration of mind and body.

Details from Barbara Mullan,  Certified Instructor.

087 2059480 or barbsmullan@yahoo.co.uk

DES FOX ART MOSAIC WORKSHOPS RETURN 21 SEPTEMBER !!

Details below.

 

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 8 September 2019.

Greystones North                               Theft from vehicle.  Handbag stolen.

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

           Greystones South                                Burglary.  Theft from vehicle. Handbag stolen.

                                                                        Two thefts from shop.  1 drive off from petrol station.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Copper stolen from building site.

                                                            Theft from shop.

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

            Kilcoole                                               Window broken in Knockroe.  Entry gained.

                                                                        Car keys stolen,  located later.

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

Please do not park your vehicle and leave your handbag in sight.

Two opportunistic handbag thefts occurred this week !!

 

Good news: 

Four individuals have been questioned in relation to four Thefts from Shops.

 

Coffee with a Cop|Tiger Nut Coffee Shop Charlesland

Wednesday,  25 September 2019;  10 am  to 12 pm.

Come and join your neighbours and Community Gardaí for coffee and a chat.

No agenda,  no speeches,  just a chance to ask questions.

Voice concerns and meet your local Community Gardaí.

 

 

 

  KILCOOLE COMMUNITY POLICING CLINIC

  SPECIAL REMINDER KILCOOLE CLINIC CONTINUES !!

 

  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

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

 

  Details from:

  Garda Molly Corbett;  molly.a.corbett@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

 

 

A GOOD LIFE EXPLORED|12 OCTOBER 2019

A conference exploring the life + faith of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road,  Greystones;  9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

12 inspiring sessions;  6 passionate presenters.

Full details and booking from www.yourevent.ie.

 

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 11:30 p.m.

 

Classes have now resumed.

Keep Fit resumes on Monday,  23 September 2019.

 

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

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:15 p.m. to  4:15 p.m.

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

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:15 p.m. to   4:15 p.m.

Coffee Morning,  Kilian House,  Friday,  27 September 2019 @10:30 a.m.

GARA AGM                            Kilian House                        24 October 2019    2:30 p.m.

 

Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                    

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips.

Four nights,  five days.

Entertainment on 2 nights.

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

GARA holiday is now fully booked !!

13 and 14 September 2019

31st La Touche Legacy Weekend:  Ireland Through the Turbulent 30s

Held in conjunction with Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society.

Greystones Golf Club.

Friday,  13 September 2019

16.00

Official Opening and Welcome by Mr. George Jones,  Chairman La Touche Legacy.

Welcome by Cathaoirleach of Greystones Municipal District and Wicklow County Council.

16.15

Mr. John Dorney,  Historian

Franco’s Irish Volunteers

 

16.45

Dr. Martin Mansergh,  Historian and Former Government Minister.

The 30s and DeValera

17.15

Dr.Claire McGing,  NUI Maynooth

Widows and Daughters in Dáil Éireann

 

Saturday,  14 September 2019

10.00

Professor Fearghall McGarry,  Queen’s University Belfast.

Ireland’s View of Fascism & Communism

10.45

Coffee

11.00

Dr. David McCullagh RTE

DeValera Rule 1932 to 1975

11.45

Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture

Dr. Margaret Ward

Hanna Sheehy Skeffington

 

20.00

Seminar Dinner in Greystones Golf Club

Guest Speaker:  HE Michael Collins,  recently retired Ambassador to Germany

A weekend not to be missed and an important annual event on the Greystones calendar !!

Tickets are excellent value at €50 for Lectures and Seminar Dinner;  €30 for Lectures.

Queries to 01 2875678.

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/better-the-devalera-you-know/

www.latouchelegacy.com

14 September 2019

Whale Theatre|From Bach to Broadway

8:00 p.m.  Doors 7.00 p.m.;  €18.00/€15.00.

Join Classic Harmony and guests in an evening of wonderful music.

Classical to Jazz and Popular standards.

There is something for everyone.

The group recently represented Ireland at the World Championships of Performing Arts.

They travelled to Los Angeles and brought home numerous awards.

From Ashford,  Co. Wicklow,  the group promises a wonderful and entertaining evening.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873606514/events/128219117

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide has the story:

https://www.greystonesguide.ie/the-kelly-gang-strike-gold/

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

15 September 2019

Whale Theatre|Bradley Theatre School September Classes

Whale Theatre Studios,  Theatre Lane.

Theatre Tots Class

Creative Drama

Musical Theatre Class

Speech and Drama

Teen Speech and Drama/Acting

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873605419/events/128209498

www.thebradleytheatreschool.ie.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

15 September 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Folk Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

16 September 2019

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:20 p.m.

Monthly meeting of wonderful organisation that supports bereaved parents.

This meeting is only for parents who have lost children.

Anam Cara Wicklow offers a safe and comfortable setting.

Bereaved parents will have the opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents.

The evening is free and open to all bereaved parents.

Regardless of the age your child died,  the circumstances of their death.

Or whether their death was recent or not.

Kate Burke,  a founder member of Anam Cara,  will facilitate the meeting.

There will be a wide range of topics,  all related to the bereavement process.

Please let Anam Cara know if you are able to come along.

4045378,  085 2888888,  info@AnamCara.ie.

17 September 2019

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

Come along for wonderful home made soup,  sandwiches and cakes.

You won’t be disappointed !!

Donations to charities.

19 September 2019

Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place;  10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

Come along for a warm welcome and a cup of tea/coffee and home baking.

All in aid of the Wicklow Hospice Foundation !!

 

                   

20 September 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

This group meets once a month.

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

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

Musical Memories continues to meet weekly.

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

This group is for people with dementia.

Family Carers are also most welcome to come along for Musical Memories !!

20 September 2019

Culture Night|Whale Theatre

All events are free.

6.30 p.m.      The Landscape as Witness

                   Snapshots of Greystones

                   Slides and songs with Rosemary Raughter + Greystones Players.

                   With the enchanting voice of Jade Phoenix.

7.45 p.m.      Making Waves Youth Theatre:  Fourfront Games.

                   Launch of their exciting new Portable Escape Room.

8.45 p.m.      Wicklow’s young music talent.

                   Including Music Generation’s Elevation Project.

                   Followed by Nicolas Waite,  singer/songwriter.

20 September 2019

Culture Night|Greystones Library

Mill Road;  Greystones;  8:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

 

Ruth Fitzmaurice,  author of I’ve Found My Tribe.

In conversation with Dr. Ciara Kelly,  broadcaster.

Event is free.  Booking with www.eventbrite.ie.

Greystones Library,  2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie

20 September 2019

Culture Night|Hot Spot Music Club:  Eclectic Carnival of Culture

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Wide variety of fabulous entertainers to keep you thrilled and delighted.

What a night to be had by all !!

This is not a ticketed event.  First come,  first served.

Details from 087 2917519 and www.thehotspot.ie.

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21 September 2018

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month until November.

Held in Greystones in Des Fox studio.

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times on request.

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic.

And express creativity in an informal studio setting.

Two colours might be all you use to start with.

You will be engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

www.desfoxart.com

Next workshops will be held on 19 October and 16 November.

Cost is €60 per adult,  €40 for under 18s.

21 September 2019

Whale Theatre|Sara Ryan and Her Band:  “Breathe Album” Launch

8:00 p.m.  Doors 7.00 p.m.;  €15.00/€10.00.

Sara hails from Newbridge,  Co. Kildare and now sings out of Cork City.

She is well on her way to reaching every music loving ear throughout Ireland.

Sara has a soft and smooth,  but soulful, vocal styling.

Supported by beautifully crafted melodies.

She invites the listener to stay tuned for the electrifying sound and next insightful rhyme.

With support from singer/songwriter,  Ava McKechnie.

Transition Year Student from Temple Carrig School Greystones.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873603767/events/128204421

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

22 September 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Folk Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

Details from 087 2917519 and www.thehotspot.ie.

22 September 2019

Whale Theatre|Rigoletto on the Lake|Satellite Screening

4:00 p.m.  Doors 3.30 p.m.;  €17.50.

Giuseppe Verdi’s masterpiece,  compelling,  blood curdling and beautiful.

Performed for the first time on the unique Bregenz Lade stage.

Rigoletto is one of Verdi’s most popular works.

It is an unforgettable tale of sacrifice and revenge,  a father’s rage and daughter’s shame.

Featuring several of opera’s best known arias,  including La donna è mobile.

This timeless tragedy will delight audiences from the spectacular shore of Lade Constance.

Full details of this event from:

https://whaletheatre.ticketsolve.com/shows/873604248/events/128205536

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

24 September, 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

25 September 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.

25 September 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  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 ??

6 October 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.

8 October 2019

Coffee & Cake @YWCA Coolnagreina

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

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

Entrance opposite Harbour Barber.

Each second Tuesday of the month.

Wonderful home baking which you won’t be able to resist !!

Donations in aid of Youth Cafe.

Come along for warm welcome,  good friendship and all in aid of a good cause !!

14 October 2019

Delgany Guild Irish Countrywomen’s Association Meeting

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  8:00 p.m.

Delgany Guild ICA meets tonight and every second Monday of the month.

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Wide range of demonstrations and speakers are actively pursued in the guild.

Also various crafts,  sport,  drama and theatre outings are among the interests.

Plus forging good friendships.

Come along and see what is on offer.  You will be most welcome.

Delgany Guild ICA is not all about tea and buns !!

But it is always nice to end a meeting with them !!

30 October 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.

27 November 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.

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