Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher, 2875327/087 2845465,
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
Ash Wednesday|17 February 2021
Ash Wednesday will be marked on Wednesday next, 17 February 2021.
Easter Sunday will be celebrated on 4 April 2021.
Irish Gerontological Society|Webinar on 17 February 2021
Getting Ireland’s Adults COVID-19 Vaccination Ready
Special webinar to help older adults to prepare for their COVID-19 vaccinations.
Webinar will be co-chaired by:
Olivia O’Leary, Journalist, and Dr. Diarmuid O’Shea, Consultant Geriatrician
Professor Luke O’Neill will discuss factors which influence vaccine choice.
Professor Rose Anne Kenny will present evidence for behaviours and supplements as a help.
Special panel will contribute towards addressing issues and questions raised.
Details and registration from:
Greystones Municipal District Remote Meetings
The public and media will be now be able to attend at remote GMD meetings.
These are the procedures to be observed:
- Members of the public and media may be present at a remote meeting of Greystones Municipal District
- Attendees must comply with Greystones Municipal District Standing Orders and Supplementary Standing Orders to Regulate Remote Meetings.
- Members of the media and public shall give prior notice of a request to join an online meeting of Greystones Municipal District.
- Requests must be emailed to Greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie no later than 12 noon on the day of the meeting. A name and email address is required.
- The link to the meeting is for the recipient only and must not be forwarded on to any other person(s).
- Attendees must maintain silence and observe any directions given by the Cathaoirleach or by an official of the Council. Microphones must be kept on mute at all times.
- Members of the public and the media do not have the right to speak, any interruptions or endeavours to interrupt will result in the remote connection being terminated.
- No recording of the meeting and its proceedings by any person in attendance (elected members, media or members of the public) is permitted.
Bray Area Partnership Online 6 Week Walking Programme
Online programme to encourage you to get walking and keep walking.
Weekly support includes keeping in touch by email.
Opportunity for online walking group catch-up.
Participants will receive free high viz vest or pedometer gift at end of programme !!
Details and registration from 2868266.
Beginners Pilates|Free 6 Week Zoom Course
Free 6 week Zoom Beginners Pilates course begins 24 February 2021 at 6:30 p.m.
Sponsored by Healthy Ireland, Wicklow County Library Service and Libraries Ireland.
Places limited. Please book at Eventbrite.ie.
Wicklow County Council Road Works on Windgates
WCC announces ongoing major roadworks on the R761 at Windgates.
The works are being carried out to facilitate safety improvements to the road for all users.
Works relate only to provision of improved and widened footpaths.
It is hoped that the roadworks will be completed by 2 April 2021.
WCC apologies for any inconvenience.
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story:
GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT: WEEKLY CRIME REPORT
Week ending 7 February 2021.
Greystones North No reports
Garda JP Connolly firstname.lastname@example.org
Greystones South Burglary: shed door damaged.
Garda Alan Thompson email@example.com
Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland Seaview: burglary ground floor, tv box stolen.
Theft from shop, alcohol stolen.
Criminal damage: eggs thrown at house.
Garda Maria Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org
Kilcoole Burglary at derelict Kilcoole Golf Club.
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
Crime Victims Helpline 1850 211 407
Our Community Guards have circulated a list of various online services.
Some of these very helpful links are listed below.
More to come over the next few weeks.
Thank you, Community Guards, for keeping us up to date.
Are you a young person going through a difficult time ??
Are you concerned about a young person ??
Please contact Jigsaw Wicklow, 01.5240796 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
Jigsaw offers goal focussed brief interventions to young people aged 12 to 25 years of age.
Maximum of eight sessions for those experiencing mild to moderate Mental Health issues.
Due to current pandemic, online appointments are being offered.
These appointments are generally via Teams, but phone calls may be used if appropriate.
Jigsaw works with young people who live, work or go to school in Wicklow.
Jigsaw hub is located on Parnell Road in Bray, two minutes from McDonald’s.
Great resources, articles and direct support on www.jigsawonline.ie.
Lots of information also on Instagram.
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story:
Domestic, Sexual & Gender Based Violence Services Information
Please remember that Covid restrictions on movements do not apply:
- When escaping from a risk of harm or
- Seeking to access domestic abuse services.
Online Counselling Service for Members of the Travelling Community
Parenting Support|A Lust for Life
Dr. Malie Coyne, Clinical Psychologist, offers help for parents.
Dr. Coyne is an author and Member of Mental Health Advisory Panel.
- Lockdown Support for Parents
- Weekly Broadcast|Parenting with Compassion
Parentline|National Confidential Helpline
Parentline offers parents support, information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent.
Parentline also deals with any parenting issues.
Barnados|National Telephone Support Service
This service is being offered to parents in response to the challenges they face during COVID-19.
The service is staffed by Barnados project workers.
SpunOut.ie|Ireland’s Youth Information Website
SpunOut.ie is a website created by young people for young people.
It offers a wide range of information and resources.
Childline|Talking Makes Us Stronger
Childline is always there for every child and young person.
Teen Counselling remains open and continues to offer counselling sessions, face to face.
Sessions offered by telephone or online during Level 5 restrictions.
ALONE|Supporting Older People to Age at Home
ALONE provides Housing with Support, Support Coordination, Befriending.
Also, BConnect training and technology and Campaigns for Change.
ALONE supports hundreds of older people each week.
People who are homeless, socially isolated, living in deprivation or in crisis.