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Greystones notes week March 22nd

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

St. Patrick’s Day 2021 in Greystones

We hope that everyone enjoyed our National Day this year.

Very special thanks to Paul Byrne on Greystones Guide.ie for his great video.

Greystones Guide | Greystones’ Paddy’s Day 2021Greystones Guide

Easter Sunday|4 April 2021

Easter is coming soon,  celebrated this year on Sunday,  4 April 2021.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 7 March 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                Kayak stolen from harbour.

                                                                        Person who stole kayak trespassed at a business.

                                                                        Drunken offence at harbour.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft of a bicycle left outside in their driveway.

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

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

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

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

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

National Tree Week|21 to 27 March 2021

Available to view online at www.wicklow.ie.

WCC will be distributing 800 trees to local groups.

Photography competition at www.treecouncil.ie.

Take a photo of your favourite tree,  explain what it means to you,  upload to Tree Council.

Three cash prizes for the top winners !!

Éanna Ní Lamhna,  President of the Tree Council,  will give a Webinar.

“Trees in Springtime”,  lots of interesting facts about the blossoming of trees.

Wicklow County Council|Spring Into Heritage

Events and publications from WCC Heritage Office,  supported by Healthy Ireland

  • “Spring Into Heritage” Bucket List helps you to get outdoors.
  • “Wildlife in Wicklow Gardens” poster has tips for common garden wildlife
  • “Gardening for Biodiversity colouring books from Juanita Browne.

These publications are available from wicklowheritage@wicklow.ie.

Or download from www.wicklow.ie.

Nature themed Zoom events will continue throughout the month.

A number of these talks are free.

  • Introduction to Citizen Science on 9 March with Oisin Duffy.
  • Explore Your Shore on 23 March will be of those who live near a coastline.
  • Wildwoods: The Magic of Ireland’s Native Woodlands with Richard Nairn on 25 March.

Tickets for these talks are available at www.wicklowcoco.ie.

Community Monuments Fund|Grants Available

Grants are available to support Wicklow’s built heritage.

Local monuments and archaeological sites to be supported.

Private applicants or community groups who are owners or custodians of monuments can apply.

Information on eligible monuments is available from www.archaeology.ie.

Application forms available from www.wicklow.ie/latestnews.

Application forms to be returned to wicklowheritage@wicklowcoco.ie.

Or,  Community Monument Fund Application,  Planning Section, WCC County Buildings,  Wicklow.

Deadline is 12 April 2021.

Queries to Deirdre Burns,  Heritage Officer,  dburns@wicklowcoco.ie.

Wicklow County Council Free Phone Helpline Continues:  1800 868 399

WCC has a very useful contact number for those who need assistance during pandemic.

Over a dozen agencies and organisations are involved in helping.

Help can be given for deliveries of groceries,  medicines and fuels.

In some instances,  there can be transport to test centres.

The aim is ensure that vulnerable members of the Community are protected.

Please ensure that no one is without during these special times.

Helpline is open seven days a week,  8 am to 8 pm.

1800 868 399 and covidsupport@wicklowcoco.ie.

Volunteers to help with this service are welcome at the Free Phone number.

Codling Wind Park Public Consultation

Codling Wind Park is a proposed offshore wind farm.

The wind farm would be located approximately 13-22 km off the Wicklow Coast.

Between Greystones and Wicklow Town.

It is the largest planned offshore wind project in Ireland.

It could provide enough locally produced electricity to 1.2 million Irish homes.

This electricity would be low-cost renewable energy.

Public Consultation is now under way for the first four weeks in March.

This consultation will consist of three programmes.

          Virtual Codling Wind Park Exhibition from 1 to 14 March 2021

          Range of exhibition materials and visuals on the project as it now stands.

          Feedback survey available.

          Codling Wind Park Webinars on 9 March and 11 March 2021

            Registration is via the website.

          There will also be an opportunity to ask questions via chat box.

          Information Clinics from 15 to 27 March 2021

          You may have further questions or topics that you would like to discuss directly.

          Virtual appointments may be booked via the website.

          Or by contacting Liz Dillon,  087 1011473.

          Each appointment lasts 30 minutes.

All bookings and information from www.codlingwindpark.ie.

COVID-19 Information

Figures are up for COVID-19 in Greystones Local Electoral Area.

National figures are reduced. 

Let’s all help to reduce our figures for next week !!

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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