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Greystones notes week May 25th

Many Greystones events have been cancelled or postponed due to COVID-19.

Greystones Weekly Calendar will continue to bring notices and projects to your attention.

Please mark your diaries and calendars for those that are available to you.

Don’t forget to check the up to date COVID-19 data and information.

Information is located at the end of the Calendar.

Keep in touch with what is going on,  despite COVID-19.

News & information items and updates on forthcoming events.

Straight to your Inbox each week !!

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

SPECIAL REMINDER !!

Greystones Players

Arsenic & Old Lace|Radio Play from Whale Theatre Greystones

This Sunday,  23 May 2021 via www.whaletheatre.ie or Facebook.

This is a wonderful classic radio play from the golden age of radio.

A fabulous evening’s entertainment from our local theatre and our local actors.

Set your calendars and don’t forget to tune in this weekend !!

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

Greystones Guide | Greystones Players’ Radio DazeGreystones Guide

Greystones Poetry Trail 2021|Live Readings from the Poets

Poems from Greystones Poetry Trail 2021 can be seen in shops around the town.

They are also available online from the Whale Theatre.

Special bonus !!

You can watch and listen to the poets reading their own poems at:

Enjoy the wide variety of poems spoken from the heart by local people.

A wonderful archive of poetry.

Special thanks to Frances Browner,  curator,  Whale Theatre and Greystones 2020.

Biodiversity Week 2021

Biodiversity Week continues until 23 May 2021.

Wicklow details from: 

https://www.wicklow.ie/Living/News-Events/biodiversity-week-2021-in-county-wicklow

Codling Wind Park|Onshore Infrastructure Scoping Report

This report covers the land-based elements of the Codling Wind Park project.

It is part of regular and transparent engagement with stakeholders and the wider public.

Feedback,  questions,  concerns and suggestions are welcome by 28 June 2021.

Please contact Liz Dillon,  087 1011473 or liz.dillon@condlingwindpark.ie.

The report itself can be found at:

Onshore Infrastructure Environmental Impact Assessment Scoping Report Published – Codling Wind Park

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting by Zoom

25 May 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,  25 May 2021.

Please follow the meeting procedures which are noted below.

On the Agenda:

  • Fix date for Annual Meeting
  • Report from GMD engineer.
  • Discuss provision of Arts and Culture Centre in GMD.
  • Discuss Memorial Trees in Darcy’s Field,  Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Discuss allocation of Fishermen’s Huts,  Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Discuss provision of Public Open Spaces in Greystones.
  • Motion on strategy for development of amenities for sea swimmers and beach users.

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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.

Erskine Avenue Road Closure

Erskine Avenue,  Greystones,  will be closed until 28 May, 2021.

The closure is to allow for the laying of a road covering to facilitate filming.

Greystones Family Resource Centre

Greystones FRC is located at 28 Burnaby Court,  behind Greystones Lawn Tennis Club.

The centre offers a wide range of services for families and the community.

Greystones FRC would like to hear from the people of Greystones.

  • All kinds of people,  whether you have used the services of the centre or not.
  • People who have used the services previously,  no matter how long ago.
  • People using the services now.
  • People who are involved in community services of any kind.
  • Anyone involved in the community in any way.

Here is the link to a short survey.

Can you help the centre by filling out the survey ??

It won’t take long.

Your feedback will be of great help in developing their next three year plan.

Greystones FRC invites you to HAVE YOUR SAY! Survey (surveymonkey.com)

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 9 May 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                Criminal damage: vehicle window broken.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft of from shop.

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

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

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

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 16 May 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

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

            Kilcoole                                               Three vehicles set on fire,  one house egged.

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

This week,  the Guards would once again like to highlight fraud advice.

People are receiving text messages trying to lure your bank details from you.

Phishing is a cybercrime in which targets are contacted by various means.

Email, telephone or text messages.

They try to get people to provide sensitive data:  personal info,  bank or credit card info.

Please be careful !!

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

Citizens Information Centre Bray

Citizens Information Centre Bray offers a free and confidential service to the public.

You can contact the office on 076 1076780, Monday to Friday,  9 am to 5 pm.

Email, bray@citinfo.ie at anytime.

Comprehensive integrated information online at citizensinformatiion.ie.

Daily updates on Twitter at @citizensinfo.

COVID-19 Information

We are sorry there is no updated COVID-19 information this week.

Lack of information is most likely due to cyberattack.                  

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 four interesting links about the efficacy of Vitamin D.

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

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

Over-65s advised not to drink strong tea during meals (irishtimes.com)

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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