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Greystones notes week April 26th

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

Irish Gerontological Society Webinar Link

Reopening Ireland after COVID-19

Vaccines,  Variants,  Lifestyle Behaviours and Communities

The webinar was held on 21 April 2021 and was very interesting.

Lots to learn.

If you missed the webinar itself,  here is the link so that you can catch up !!

https://www.irishgerontology.com/events/igs-public-lecture-reopening-ireland-after-covid-19-vaccines-variants-lifestyle-behaviours

STEP by STEP Support Programme

Special programme for students transitioning from primary school to secondary school.

Sponsored by Bray North School Completion Programme.

This wonderful resource is excellent for Sixth Class students and their parents.

The booklet is very child friendly.

Lots of great ideas and tips,  beautifully presented.

Well worth having a look.

Please let me know if you would like me to email you the PDF file for the booklet.

I know you will find it very interesting and helpful.

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting by Zoom

27 April 2021 at 7:30 p.m.

If you would like an invitation email,  please contact Greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.

Request must be made no later than 12 noon on Tuesday,  27 April 2021.

Please follow the meeting procedures which are noted below.

On the Agenda:

  • Report from GMD engineer.
  • Discuss public consultation for Killincarrig Village improvement works.
  • Update on Cliff Walk.
  • Update on Delgany/Blacklion road and Ballydonagh/Kilcoole road.
  • Discuss issues with dog fouling.
  • Motion on revised District bin collections for the summer.
  • Motion to request report on retrofit of social housing stock in the District.

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Greystones  Municipal  District

Attendance of the Public and Media at remote meetings.

Procedures to be observed.

  1. Members of the public and media may be present at a remote meeting of Greystones Municipal District
  1. Attendees must comply with Greystones Municipal District Standing Orders and Supplementary Standing Orders to Regulate Remote Meetings.
  1. Members of the media and public shall give prior notice of a request to join an online meeting of Greystones Municipal District.
  1. 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.
  1. The link to the meeting is for the recipient only and must not be forwarded on to any other person(s).
  1. 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.
  1. 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.
  1. No recording of the meeting and its proceedings by any person in attendance (elected members, media or members of the public) is permitted.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 18 April 2021.

Greystones North                               Burglary through unlocked back door.

                                                            Criminal damage:  paint thrown on vehicle.

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

           Greystones South                                Criminal damage:  front window smashed.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from shop in Charlesland

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

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

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

Gardaí report a significant rise in reports of Fraud.

Please do not give your bank account details of card details to unknown sources.

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

Greystones Guide|Splash of Colour Kids’ Art Competition

Theme of this year’s annual art competition is Here Comes The Summer.

Competition is open to children of all ages and runs until 30 April 2021.

Entries can be in any material,  from pavements to paints.

Entries to be sent to hello@greystonesguide.ie.

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

Greystones Guide | Splash Of Colour Kids’ Art CompetitionGreystones Guide

Greystones Library|Spring Into Springtime

Lots of activities this year for WCC Library Service.

Series of virtual events are based around reading and listening to stories.

Experience reading as an activity which is fun and entertaining.

Families can share time together.

  • Authors Sarah Webb and Alan Nolan host book quiz on 23 April 2021.
  • Family Quiz on Saturday,  24 April 2021.
  • Zoom story times for junior and senior infant classes on request.
  • Author visit from Ronan Moore, “Irishology”, Irishography” and “Young Fionn”.
  • Bedtime stories on social media for young children.
  • Virtual crafting sessions.

Details from WCC County Library Service’s Instagram and Facebook pages.

COVID-19 Information

Fabulous news this week !!

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

National figures remain the same.

Looking forward to even better news next week !!

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

Vitamin D and COVID-19

Here are three interesting links about the efficacy of Vitamin D.

Two are from The Irish Times,  the other is from RTE.

The first Irish Times link is a new one this week.

Please always check with your General Practitioner regarding Vitamin D and dosage.

Minister urged to recommend vitamin D supplements in Covid-19 strategy (irishtimes.com)

Coronavirus: Adults should take vitamin D, researchers say (irishtimes.com)

People should take Vitamin D to fight virus – report (rte.ie)

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