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Greystones notes week August 23rd

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,

k@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

Shoreline Leisure Centre Greystones|Walk in Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccination

  • Sunday,  22 August, 2021.
  • 8.30 am to 12.30 pm.
  • No appointment needed.
  • For those 16 years and older.
  • Pfizer first dose and second dose.
  • You must wait 21 days after first dose.
  • If getting dose 2,  you must have had dose 1 before 2 August 2021.
  • Bring your vaccination record card with you.
  • Bring photo ID or birth certificate,  PPS number.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has previous story about the clinic..

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Heritage Week|14 to 22 August 2021

Celebration of Ireland’s culture,  history,  gardens and architecture.

Full details of events from https://www.heritageweek.ie/

Greystones Library Heritage Week Features Poetry Trail 2021

Poems from Poetry Trail 2021 are being featured at Greystones Library for Heritage Week.

The poems were written by people living in Greystones and its surrounds.

Theme  was Directions:  Maps and Journeys for Poetry Day Ireland.

Written during the COVID-19 pandemic,  young and old were inspired to put pen to paper.

Poetry Trail 2021 was curated by local poet,  Frances Browner.

In collaboration with www.WhaleTheatre.ie and www.Greystones.ie.

Wonderful collection or poems to be enjoyed by our community.

Poems displayed on Greystones Library door on rotational basis.

Poems will also provide an interesting history resource for the future.

The Caroline Foundation Skydive with Tom O’Mahony on 28 August 2021

Greystones man Tom O’Mahony will skydive for The Caroline Foundation on 28 August 2021.

Many will remember Tom’s parents,  Pat and Tommy O’Mahony,  from Killincarrig.

They served the community of Greystones all their lives.

Tom will reach speeds of up to 200 km per hour to raise funds for cancer research.

Funds will support Cancer Clinical Research Trust for Professor John Crown.

Tom will freefall from an altitude of over 10,000 feet to highlight cancer medical research.

Research helps to lessen the impact of one of our greatest challenges.

Professor Crown and CCRT help improve prevention,  detection and treatment of cancers.

They ensure that survivors live longer,  healthier and better quality lives.

Every donation is welcome and will make a big difference !!

https://www.idonate.ie/…/11408712_tom-o-mahony-s-page.html

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

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GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Week ending 15 August 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                Three thefst from shops,  alcohol + groceries.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

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

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

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

Our Community Gardaí remind us to never leave items in their vehicles on display.

This is to discourage opportunist thieves.

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

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                0404 44873

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Thefts from Vehicles

Our Community Gardaí are advising motorists to secure their vehicles.

Especially when parking in coastal and scenic locations.

Millions of euro worth of property are stolen from cars each year.

  • Thefts from cars down 22% in 2020.
  • 60% of thefts from vehicles occur at locations associated with outdoor activities.
  • Weekends between 2 pm and 7 pm are the most likely times for thefts to occur.
  • Just over €36 million in value was stolen from vehicles between 2016 and 2020.
  • €660 is the average value stolen per incident.
  • €330 in cash taken per incident.
  • Catalytic converters, cash, electronics, jewellry, tools, items most targeted.

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 !!

Tickets are selling fast and half of the progammes are booked out !!

Avoid disappointment,  don’t delay in booking your show.

Two new programmes have been added.

28 August 2021                  Comedian Colm O’Regan

Ticketsolve – whale

28 August 2021                  Ceol Connected:  The Quiet Tree

                                      Special show for children 2-6 and their adults.

Ticketsolve – whale

Here is just a taster of what else you can enjoy.

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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Wicklow County Council

Draft County Development Plan 2021-2017

The draft plan is now on public display until 30 August 2021.

The draft plan is available to view and download from:

Home | Wicklow County Development Plan Consultation Portal

Printed copies are on display at:

Greystones Municipal District Office,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  01.2876694.

Codling Wind Park Newsletter Summer 2021

Codling Wind Park has published its Summer 2021 Newsletter.

The newsletter contains up to date information and details about the proposed wind park.

Copies have been distributed to homes in the area.

The newsletter is also available on the website.

www.codlingwindpark.ie

Further queries can be made to Liz Dillon,  Community Liaison Officer,  087 1011473.

Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub Information

Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.

Greystones LEA figures are about the same this week.

National figures are up again.

LEA means Local Electoral Area:  Greystones,  Delgany,  Kilcoole,  Newcastle,  part of NTMK.

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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