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Greystones notes week March 2nd

Greystones Weekly Calendar                                                               

Local Events

1 March 2020

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events 

Forthcoming Greystones events outlined below.

Please mark your diaries and calendars for those that interest you !!

Keep in touch with what is going on.

News & information items and updates on forthcoming events.

Straight to your Inbox each week !!

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

Also from www.Greystones.ie

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support

Friday,  27 March 2020;  Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10 am to 12 pm.

Daffodil Day items now on sale at GCS,  La Touche Place.

Tea Towels,  Greeting Card Sets,  Shopping Bags,  Teddy Bears,  Silk Daffodils,  Pens,  Pins.

These items always sell out quickly and are very popular !! 

Don’t be disappointed,  get yours now before the rush !!

Daffodil Day items always make a very welcome small present for family and friends.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com

Funds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Greystones People of the Year Awards 2020

Nominations are now being taken for this annual popular initiative.

Closing date for nominations is Friday,  3 April 2020.

Awards will be presented in Greystones Golf Club on 7 May 2020.

Awards are presented in the following categories:

Sports Person of the Year    Civic Person of the Year      Special Person of the Year

Cultural Person of the Year   Commercial Person of the Year

Young Entrepreneur of the Year.

Application forms from 2876694 or greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club|New to You Pop Up Fashion Sale

Greystones LTC,  Mill Road;  28 and 29 February 2020.

Recycle your unwanted and gently loved clothes !!

Good for the environment.  Good for your pocket as well.

You can donate your items towards club funds.

Or you can sell your items of ladies fashions and receive 50% back on items sold.

Funds will go towards resurfacing of tennis courts 7 to 9.

Details from Ailish Byrne,  087 2380265.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story:

Late Applications for Entry to St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

Late applications will be accepted.

Details from 2876694 or greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.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.

Please pay balance of Killarney Holiday money by Tuesday,  25 February.

Monthly Get Together Coffee Morning                         27 March 2020

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 a.m.

Gaiety Theatre Outing|The Mousetrap                                    1 April 2020

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park at 1:00 p.m.

Ticket and bus transport,  €48.

Tea Dance                                                                             4 April 2020

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy.

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost is €7.50.

29 February 2020

School Avoidance Advice & Support

Hillside Evangelical Church Hall,  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Joan McDonald,  Autistic Educational Consultant.

Founder of Autistic Paddies.

Members free;  Non Members,  €5.

Details from tripleawicklow@gmail.com.

29 February 2020

Whale Theatre

Greystones Film Club:  Shaun the Sheep|Farmageddon

3:00 p.m.  Doors,  2:30 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Since the first film,  residents of Mossy Bottom Farm have been brightening up the world !!

Their second full length film feature is with us at the Whale Theatre.

Farmageddon,  taking a well-aimed and loving potshot at the sci-fi and disaster movie genre.

Celebrate Shaun the Sheep on Leap Day !!

Admission includes free Kids Snackbox with sweets,  popcorn and a drink.

Or free adult popcorn.

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

29 February 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Hudson Taylor

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Hudson Taylor formed in 2011 but the two brothers go back a lot longer than that.

They are sons who grew up in a very musical house and started playing at an early age.

Initially playing covers of the Beatles and Beach Boys,  they now have a huge repertoire.

Five years after releasing their first album,  their second album has now been released.

“This record has taken us three years to make,  working on it has brought us all over the world and capturing it all has been so much fun.  It’s the sounds of Seattle,  Nashville,  New York City and our hometown,  Dublin,  all in one album”

Harry and Alfie Hudson-Taylor

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €22.

29 February 2020

Whale Theatre

Greystones Film Club:  Monty Python and the Holy Grail

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

Still ranked as one of the greatest comedy movies of all time.

This surrealist retelling of the Arthurian legend is jampacked with comic set pieces.

Spike Milligan would have been happy to call these his own !!

The evening’s programme also includes the premiere of Broken Reflection.

New film from Sean Treacy.

Wicklow’s recent winner of the Fresh Film Festival’s Young Filmmaker of the Year Award.

Admission includes free box of freshly popped popcorn.

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

1 March 2020 

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.

1 March 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Greystones Jazz Jam

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Come along to listen or play !!

All jazz instrumentalists and singers welcome.

Great opportunity to play with other jazz musicians.

Or to just come along and watch.

Please arrive early to sign in and ensure you get a chance to play.

To take part,  you need to be able to play at least one tune.

And then improvise over it.

Jazz standards like those from the Real Book series,  iRealPro app.

Piano,  drum kit,  mics and amps are in the venue.

However,  musicians are advised to bring their own amps and music stands.

This is a regular jazz session to develop and bring the jazz community together.

Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

4:30 p.m.

Suggested donation,  €5.00

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

3 March 2020 

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

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

Donation €5.00.

Great homemade food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

Meet old friends and make new friends .

3 March 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

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

A Different Way of Gardening.

Talk by Richard Webb,  Past President of Irish Landscape Institute.

All welcome !! 

4 March 2020

Greystones Library & Breast Cancer Ireland|Breast Health Awareness Talk

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:30 a.m.

Early diagnosis is the key to more positive outcomes in breast cancer.

Breast Health is Your Wealth !!

Promoted by Healthy Ireland at your Library and Breast Check.

All welcome.

Booking required:  01.2873548,  greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

5 March 2020

Delgany Thursday Club|Guided Tour at Castletown House Celbridge

Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany at 1:30 p.m.

€25 per person,  to include coach and tour.

Tea/coffee after the tour at own expense in the Orchard Garden Centre Cafe.

Bookings and details from Peter,  086 8307644,  or John,  086 3566527.

6 March 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Crest of a Wave:  Rory Gallagher Tribute

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Crest of a Wave takes you on a journey through Rory’s back catalogue.

This is a high energy,  electric blues/rock show,  not to be missed !!

Rory Gallagher was one of the greatest blues rock guitarists of all times.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €12/€14.

6 March 2020

Whale Theatre

Callan’s Kicks:  A Live Rehersal

THIS EVENT IS SOLD OUT !!

PLEASE JOIN THE WAITING LIST.

SHOW WILL BE BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND.

SUNDAY,  15 MARCH,  3 PM.

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

7 March 2020

Whale Theatre

The Frank and Walters:  Acoustic Duo

8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:00 p.m.

Tickets €20/€22.

The Frank and Walters are coming to the Whale Theatre for a series of intimate acoustic gigs.

They have a back catalogue of hundreds of songs,  penned over three decasdes.

They will play all your favourites and some long lost classics in their all acoustic glory.

Paul will also share some of the stories behind the songs.

And anecdotes from the hippy diddly crazy world of one of Ireland’s most enduring bands !!

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

8 March 2020

Greystones Parkinsons Support Group|Coffee,  Cake and Ceoil

Kilian House Family Centre,  beside Holy Rosary Church;  12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.

Come along for a cuppa,  cake and be entertained by:

  • Bob Dylan’s Tribute Duo
  • Canadh Le Chéile Singers from Greystones Cancer Support
  • House 33 Bodhrán Group

All welcome to a great morning in aid of a good cause !!

8 March 2020

Hot Spot Music Club

International Women’s Day:  Afternoon of Musical Entertainment

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

International Day is a day when women are recognised for their achievements.

Without regard to divisions,  whether national,  ethnic,  linguistic,  cultural,  or political.

Come along for a wonderful afternoon of female talent.

Covering all genres of music and some !!

Bluegrass,  barbershop,  folk & trad and everything in between.

Doors open 4:30 p.m. 

Admission free,  donations welcome.

8 March 2020

Whale Theatre

Women at the Whale

Evening of Female Voice for International Women’s Day 2020

7:30 p.m.  Doors,  6:30 p.m.

Tickets €15/€13.

Second Annual Celebration of International Women’s Day at Whale Theatre !!

Partnering with Wicklow County Council’s Way with Words.

Supporting even more women in the local arts community.

And increasing our storytelling footprint.

Short reading and Q&A from Lucy Sweeney,  local author of Paris Syndrome.

Interview with Lucy and Fiona O’Rourke of the Irish Writers Centre.

Kate Feeney,  semi-finalist in the Funny Women Competition.

Bray harpist,  Rachel Duffy.  Zoryanna Dance Troupe.

Pitch Perfect Ladies Choir and singing group,  The Hammonds.

International Women’s Day is a global day.

Half the proceeds will be donated to Greystones Family Resource Centre.

Come along and join in to honour women in all their glory !!

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

9 March 2020

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 !!

10 March 2020

Coffee & Cake @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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 !!

16 March 2020

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.

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

4045378,  085 2888888,  info@AnamCara.ie.

17 March 2020

St. Patrick’s Day|Ireland’s National Day

Happy St. Patrick’s Day to all !!

20 March 2020

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.

21 March 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

22 March 2020

Mother’s Day 2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all our Mothers !!

25 March 2020

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 March 2020

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group

GCS Centre,  La Touche Place;  3.15 pm.

This group is for those bereaved in the past few years. 

Grieving is an ongoing process.  Sharing with others has proven to help. 

Our meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson.

They have proved very helpful to all.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Shapes of Grief

Shapes of Grief is a new series of podcasts led by Liz Gleeson, bereavement counsellor.  

Specialists in bereavement talk with Liz about various aspects of grief. 

The podcasts will prove to be very helpful to those who have lost someone dear to them. 

You can find the podcasts and listen to the series online at https://www.shapesofgrief.com/

25 March 2020

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 ??

27 March 2020

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning|Greystones Cancer Support

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Special annual event in support of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Funds. 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

Daffodil Day items now on sale at GCS,  La Touche Place,  Greystones.

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

Can we help you or someone you know ??

26 March 2020

La Touche Wines Dinner|Bochelli’s Restaurant

Great Menu and Wines to Match.

€60 per person,  limited to 60 people.

Full details to follow.

Please reigster your interest now !! 

La Touche Wines,  2873826,  Bochelli’s,  2873625.

28 March 2020

Winter Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks forward  one hour before you go to bed !!

31 March 2020

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

21 April 2020

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

24 April 2020

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Supporting cancer support groups throughout Co. Wicklow.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

Sponsored by East Coast FM.

All welcome !!

27 June 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

29 August 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

All welcome !!

7 October 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.       

8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply at 8:00 p.m.

8:15 p.m.      Lecture:  Early Autumn is really late Summer.

                   Illustrated Talk by Peter Harrison.

                   Past Chairman,  Council of RHSI.

All welcome !!

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks back  one hour before you go to bed !!

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