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Greystones notes week July 26th

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.

COVID-19 data is available again !! 

Details 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

Syrian Children Clothing and Toiletries Appeal|18 to 25 July 2021

Last chance to help the children in Syria and to help a good cause !!

Please,  all items to be in good condition.

Clothing

  • Clothing for all genders,  ages 3 to 16.
  • Hats and scarves.
  • Shoes tied together with their size noted.
  • Towels and underwear.

Toiletries|Small Bag with the Following

  • Toothbrush and toothpaste.
  • Hairbrush
  • Personal hygiene items.
  • Soap
  • Face cloths.

Drop Off

  • Drop off at Kilian House Family Centre,  behind Holy Rosary Church.
  • Closes Friday,  23 July,  9 am to 1 pm.
  • Designated drop off points at the back of churches.
  • Holy Rosary,  St. Kilian’s Blacklion,  Kilcoole,  Kilquade,  NTMK on Sunday,  25 July.

Many thanks to all who can help the Syrian children who are in great need !!

Household Hazardous Waste Collection 2021 on Saturday,  24 July

Greystones Park and Ride,  10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Much of what we throw in our bins is actually hazardous waste. 

Please do not throw out any of the following and safely store them for the hazardous waste collection.

Paints and solvents;  fertilizers;  pesticides & poisons;  waste medicines;  adhesives, inks and resins;  caustic soda and waste oils; 

drain cleaners,  cleaning agents and detergents;  photographic chemicals;  oven cleaners;  shoe polishes.

These collections are for householders only. 

The collection is carried out by a private contractor on behalf of Wicklow County Council.

Space is limited for each type of waste product.

It is not always possible to predict how much of each type of waste will be brought to the collection.

Please do not leave waste materials outside of collection times.

Fines for littering will be issued.

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting by Zoom

27 July 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 July 2021.

Please follow the meeting procedures which are noted below.

On the Agenda:

  • Receive Ms. Christine Flood regarding council owned land in Killincarrig
  • Receive Mr. Brian O’Regan,  Whale Theatre, regarding culture centre.
  • Receive WCC Housing officials regarding age friendly housing.
  • Receive update on facilities to be provided by Cairn Homes.
  • Report from GMD engineer.

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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.

disPLAYCed at Whale Theatre|19 August to 30 September 2021

Great programme lined up for special Whale Theatre season.

Greystones welcomes its wonderful theatre’s re-opening.

Twenty events,  music & comedy,  live theatre and spoken word.

Irish artists who have been disPLAYced by COVID-19.

There is something for everyone !!

Here is just a taster of what you can enjoy.

19 August 2021                  Lisa Hannigan

Ticketsolve – whale

20 August 2021                  The Emma Langford Trio

Ticketsolve – whale

21 August 2021                  The 4 of Us

Ticketsolve – whale

9 September                     Greystones Film Club/Taffin with Pierce Brosnan

Greystones Film Club (whaletheatre.ie)

Full information,  bookings and details from Whale Theatre

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

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Brian O’Regan,  Artistic Director at Whale Theatre,  will address Greystones Municipal District.

Tuesday,  27 July 2021.

He will be making a presentation on provision for Arts and Cultural Centre for GMD.

Greystones Library Now Open for Browse and Borrow

Greystones Library has re-opened for browse and borrow !!

Opening hours are 10 am to 5 pm.

Late opening on Tuesdays and Thursdays until 8.30 pm.

Come along and get reading again !!

You will receive a big welcome.

Great opportunity for the children to catch up on their summer reading.

King of Greystones Triathlon|25 July 2021

The King of Greystones Triathlon will take place this Sunday,  25 July 2021.

Registration for the event is now closed.

However donations are most welcome,  in aid of Gavin Glynn Foundation.

King of Greystones 2021 – Charity Triathlon – Greystones, Co.Wicklow in aid of The Gavin Glynn Foundation

To facilitate the event,  the following roads will be closed from 7 am to 11 am:

Park Lane,  Portland Road to St. Vincent Road,  St. Vincent Road to Old Mill Road.

This is a major annual event on the Greystones Calendar.

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

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Summer Songs in Greystones

Three outdoor events to be held this August in Burnaby Park,  Greystones.

Sponsored by Wicklow County Council Arts Office.

          Scullion and Perfect Friction            Saturday        7 August 2021          2.00 pm

                                                          €120 per pod of six.

          Kila and Glimpse                          Saturday        7 August 2021          6.30 pm

                                                          €120 per pod of six.

          Greystones for Sunday Afternoon     Sunday          8 August 2021          3.00 pm.

                                                          €60 per pod of six.

Bookings from Wicklow County Council Arts Office Events | Eventbrite

Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub Information

Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.

You can see that the figures are much higher than previous information.

Special note that second chart covers a two week period instead of the normal one week.

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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