Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher, 2875327/087 2845465,
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
Many thanks to Paul for this week’s notices.
More information also from www.Greystones.ie
HSE Launches Life Saving Innovative 24/7 Text Service|50808
New text service, first of its kind for Ireland.
New service will provide everything from a calming chat to immediate support.
Support for people going through a mental health or emotional crisis.
Crisis Volunteers are available for 24/7 anonymous text conversations.
Aim is to provide immediate support in the short term.
And to connect people to resources that will help them in the future.
This is a most welcome new HSE service.
Text number for this service is 50808.
Changing Lives Initiative New App on ADHD for Families
New app has been launched on ADHD to support families.
App helps families to understand what ADHD is.
And provides practical strategies and tools for parents to use with their children.
The App is particularly relevant for parents who have concerns about their children.
But are not sure if their child may have ADHD,
The App is also extremely useful for those working with children.
It helps them understand ADHD and how they might support children.
Children who have issues with inattention, hyperactivity or impulsivity.
Download the App for free at www.changinglivesinitiative.com.
Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub
Confirmed cases of COVID-19 can now be identified by Electoral Division.
Follow the link and scroll down to:
COVID-19 Confirmed Cases at Electoral Division (ED) Level
Summer Stars Reading Programme Now at Greystones Library
National reading programme, completely free and open to all children, is now on.
Oh My, It’s 3005 with renowned writer, Maeve Devoy, will run next week.
27 July to 31 July 2020, online webinar.
Maeve will take children on a futuristic journey to 3005.
Exploring worlds and letting their imaginations grow.
Registration is essential and free at email@example.com.
Participants must be able to access Zoom on the days in question.
La Touche Legacy Festival of History Postponed Until 2021
Festival will now take place 10 and 11 September 2021.
A Launch Lecture will be held in May 2021.
The La Touche Legacy Society thanks all for their support over the years.
And looks forward to seeing everyone once again next year.
Coronavirus Transmission Graphic
Virtual King of Greystones Triathlon: 24 to 26 July 2020
Due to COVID-19, King of Greystons has gone virtual !!
You can now take part anywhere, over the course of three days.
Sprint triathlon includes 750 swim, 20 km bike ride, 5 km run.
Duathlon also available for non-swimmers.
Funds raised will go to the Gavin Glynn Foundation.
Details and registration from www.kingofgreystones.com.
King of Greystones is one of Greystones’ most popular annual events.
GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT: WEEKLY CRIME REPORT
Week ending 19 July 2020
Greystones North No reports.
Garda JP Connolly firstname.lastname@example.org
Greystones South Burglary through unlocked window.
One theft from shop, two pedal cycle thefts.
Garda Alan Thompson email@example.com
Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland No reports.
Garda Maria Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org
Kilcoole No reports.
Garda Molly Corbett email@example.com
Garda slot on the Morning Show with Declan Meehan at East Coast FM.
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
Traffic Watch 1890 205 805
Dog Warden 0404 44873
Wicklow County Council Tidy Towns and Environmental Awards
The national Tidy Towns competition will not be held for 2020.
However, WCC recognises that much work has been done in the county.
WCC wishes to recognise this hard work !!
Its own WCC Tidy Towns and Environmental Awards will go ahead this year.
Closing date for the competition is 31 July 2020.
Closing date for schools is 4 September 2020.
WCC looks forward to receiving entries and learning what has been happening !!
Details from 1890 22 22 76 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Whale Theatre|Greystones Players: Lockdown InterActs
Wonderful Virtual Stage items from Greystones Players !!
Courtesy of Whale Theatre Greystones.
Just the right entertainment to keep you going during lockdown !!
Poets Wall Digital Exhibition|Whale Theatre
Wonderful opportunity to see and read all the Poets Wall entries.
Theme of the poems is My Greystones.
Such a diverse range of interest about our town !!
Many thanks to the Whale Theatre for Poets Wall sponsorship.
And to Frances Browner for curating the collection.
Poems may also be seen on Theatre Lane and at La Touche Hotel site on Trafalgar Road.
Wicklow County Council Facilities|COVID-19
Greystones Municipal District office hours:
Monday to Friday, 9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm.
Greystones Library is now open, modified to comply with strict COVID-19 regulations.
Click and Collect services are still available.
Greystones Playground is now open.
Greystones South Beach has lifeguard on duty until the end of August.
Patrols on duty each day, 11 am to 7 pm.
Bray/Greystones Cliff Walk is now open.
Planning Department Public Counter is open to the public by appointment only.
Motor Tax Public Counters remain closed.
Motor tax can be renewed online or by post to Wicklow County Council.
The public is asked to help with water conservation.
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story.
Supports for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19
Special help now available for businesses.
Bray Recycling Centre Revised Hours
Bray Recycling Centre is open with revised hours.
Monday to Friday 10 am to 4 pm
Saturday 10 am to 2 pm
Please minimise visits to the centre and wait until you have a larger volume of waste.
Compressing the waste will help to minimise storage.
Please do not approach the staff and put materials into the bins themselves.
Staff will not be able to assist with carrying materials.
Nor take materials directly from the public.
Public entry may be stopped for a few minutes throughout the day to assist cleaning.
These hours will remain in place for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.
Wicklow County Council|Government’s Restart Grant
Applications now open for direct grant aid to micro and small businesses.
Grant will help them with costs of re-opening and re-employing after COVID-19.
Applications are made through Wicklow County Council.
Wicklow County Council COVID-19 Helpline
Dedicated community support helpline to assist at risk members of the public.
Established by COVID-19 County Wicklow Community Response Forum.
Forum includes over a dozen agencies and organisations.
If you need help, please ring 1800 868 399.
Lines are open 8 am to 8 pm, seven days a week.
Paul Byrne from GreystonesGuide.ie has the full details.
Wicklow 2020 Stories|Together Apart
Wicklow Heritage is seeking your COVID-19 stories to create a “Peoples Archive”.
This is an unprecedented time in our history.
Help to record this history for future generations.
You can share your photos, stories, poems, sketches, anecdotes and experiences.
Firsthand stories and photos have tremendous power.
Your contribution will help future generations understand what it was like during COVID-19.
You can email your contribution to email@example.com.
Or post to Heritage Officer, Wicklow County Council, Wicklow Town.
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story. Thank you, Paul.
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 !!
3 September 2020
Callan’s Kicks: A Live Rehearsal
This event is SOLD OUT !! You can join the waiting list below.
For the first time in five years !!
Oliver Callan brings his award-winning Callan’s Kicks comedy show to life on stage.
Callan stars in a special night of comedy and satirical commentary.
He brings his most ambitious live show yet, with dozens of impressions, sketches and voices.
Kicking our leaders and legends into the next decade.
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 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 !!
25 September 2020
Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine play the Music of Tom Waits
Upstairs @The Beach House, Greystones Harbour Marina.
Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.
An exhilarating performance play to packed houses of adoring fans.
Mr. Waits’ music is uniquely presented with a characteristic authority rarely harnessed.
Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians.
They perform a firebrand, melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits; songs.
Doors open 8:00 p.m. Show starts 9:00 p.m.
Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.
24 October 2020
Summer Time Ends Tonight !!
Turn clocks back one hour before you go to bed !!