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Greystones notes week May 3rd

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

BEST WISHES TO ALL FOR A HAPPY MAY BANK HOLIDAY !!

May Bank Holiday,  Monday,  3 May 2021.

Enjoy your week-end !!

Greystones Poetry Trail 2021

Congratulations to participants for this year’s poetry trail.

Wonderful Zoom meeting was held on 29 April 2021 with participants reading their poems.

Recording of the event will be available shortly.

In the meantime,  keep an eye out as you walk around Greystones.

Participants’ poems are on display in shops public places around the town.

Wide variety of wonderful and thoughtful poems.

Have a look,  read the poems and enjoy !!

Special thanks to curator and published poet,  Frances Browner.

Also Whale Theatre Greystones and Greystones 2020.

Wicklow County Council Library Services

Free Access to Medici.TV Classical Music Streaming Library

Access is available now to Wicklow Library users.

The service includes a wide range of music videos,  concerts,  operas and ballets.

Live events and replays are available free of charge.

Current membership to Wicklow Library Service and internet access are needed.

Details and queries to libraryoutreach@wicklowcoco.ie.

Jigsaw|Mental Health Service for Young People

Jigsaw services are available for young people aged 12 to 25 years.

Jigsaw proves a brief,  goal focused service,  initial assessment,  up to 6 support sessions.

Jigsaw is a free service.

Young people,  parents/guardians, GPs and other professionals can refer with consent.

Details from Jigsaw,  2 Aubrey Court,  Parnell Road,  Bray,  Co. Wicklow

www.jigsaw.ie.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 25 April 2021.

Greystones North                               Permanent shed broken into, bicycle stolen.

                                                            Theft from vehicle.

                                                            Theft from vehicle and theft of garden equipment.

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

           Greystones South                                22nd burglary occurred at golf club.

                                                                        Theft from vehicle.

                                                                        Theft from sheds,  bicycles stolen.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Eggs thrown at house.  Vehicle window damaged.

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

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

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

Reported crime increased this week.

There was criminal activity from persons who live outside the area.

They came here specifically to commit crime.

One person was arrested for a number of thefts from vehicles and sheds.

Other suspects were nominated in other criminal matters now under investigation.

The Gardaí have had a busy week in the Greystones area.

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

COVID-19 Information

Once again,  we have good news  !!

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

National figures are down too.

Well done to all for hard work. 

Good news also that re-openings are now beginning.

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

Vitamin D and COVID-19

Professor Luke O’Neill from Trinity College Dublin supports the use of Vitamin D.

He has spoken publicly about its benefits.

Especially as part of a programme of improving your immune system.

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

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

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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