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Greystones notes week March 8th

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

kk@KathleenKelleher.com.

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

Special Reminder|Mother’s Day Next Sunday|14 March 2021

International Women’s Day|Monday, 8 March 2021

Celebrate women’s achievement.

Raise awareness against bias.

Take action for equality.

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

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Siel Bleu Mobility & Stretch 8 Week FREE Online Course for Over 55s

Special online course for residents of Co. Wicklow.

Siel Bleu held very successful exercise classes at Shoreline Leisure before lockdown.

This online courses will help you to stay fit and healthy.

Course starts Monday,  15 March 2021 at 2:00 p.m.

  • All fitness levels catered for.
  • Available for those living in Co. Wicklow
  • Places are limited.

Details and registration from 0404 20100 or doshea@wicklowcoco.ie.

Bray Greystones Cliff Walk Closed

Due to recent heavy rainfall,  the Cliff Walk has been closed at the request of Gardaí.

The cliff has become very unstable in parts and resulted in a number of landslides.

Wicklow County Council are assessing the situation to determine remedial actiions.

Your co-operations is very much appreciated by them at this time.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the story.

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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.

Register of Electors Now in Force

The most up to date Register of Electors is now in force.

Electors are strongly urged to ensure that they are registerd.

This is very easy to do.

You can see if your name is on the Register at www.checktheregister.ie.

Forms are available if you are not on the Register or if you have changed address.

Or if you will turn 18 during the coming year.

Forms can be downloaded from the above website or from www.wicklow.ie.

Queries from 0404 20100 or franchise@wicklowcoco.ie.

Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains National Park

Public Consultation

Consultation is now open until 12 March 2021.

This consultation is very important for two of our major tourist areas.

Full details and submissions at:

Masterplan for Glendalough and Wicklow Mountains National Park | Consultation Hub | Wicklow.ie.

Or email to wicklow@paulhogarth.com.

Restrictions on Cutting or Destruction of Vegetation or Hedgerows

Special reminder.

We are now in the birdnesting and breeding season until 31 August 2021.

Hedge cutting and clearing of vegetation is now restricted.

Help keep our wildlife safe !!

However,  cutting and clearing  are allowed for road safety reasons.

Free Biodiversity Training Course

Course is being organised by County Wicklow Partnership and WCC Heritage Office.

Training is for those community groups interested in making their area biodiversity friendly.

Groups could include Tidy Towns groups,  Men’s Sheds,  sports clubs.

Residents Associations and more.

Training will be delivered by

  • Faith Wilson,  ecologist.
  • Dick Coombes,  ornithologist.
  • Professor Ken Whelan,  fisheries biologist.

Volunteers will learn how to protect and enhance the biodiversity in their areas.

It will give them a plan to help support long term improvement in their biodiversity.

The deadline for expressions of interest is 12 March 2021.

COVID-19 Information

Figures reducing as last week for COVID-19 in Greystones Local Electoral Area.

National figures are also reducing.

Well done to all !!

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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