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Greystones notes week October 11th

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

k@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

Gardaí at Greystones Garda Station Seize Fireworks

Well done to our local Gardaí for their good policing work.

A vehicle was stopped this week and a large number of fireworks was found.

Sample of fireworks below.

A man was arrested and stated he was headed to Charlesland to sell them to local youths.

Thankfully,  Charlesland will now be a little bit more quiet as a result of the seizure !!

Congratulations,  Gardaí !!  Our neighbourhoods will be that much safer this Halloween.

Wicklow County Council Social Housing Assessment 2021

An assessment is being carried out on those approved for housing on/after 30 July 2020.

Assessment form will be sent to the address on file.

If you have moved since then,  you must update WCC.

They will then be able to send you the assessment form.

All approved Applicants must fill in the form and provide documentary evidence.

If Applicants do not do this by 22 October 2021,  names will be taken from the list.

WCC can help you details and information.

Please contact WCC Housing and Corporate Estate,  0404 20100.

Or email hna@wicklowcoco.ie.

KWETB|Free Adult Education at Greystones Community College

Applications are now being accepted for a number of free adult courses.

  • Get connected using ICT.
  • Study skills support/Family learning.
  • English as an additional language.
  • Art/Drawing/Ceramics.

Courses are part-time and are usually 2 hours a week for 6-8 weeks.

Classes will take place in the morning/afternoons at Greystones Community College.

Participants can work at their own pace in small groups to develop skills and confidence.

One to one support is also available.

Details from gcc@kwetb.ie.

Wicklow County Council Notices of Road Closures

The following roads will be closed to allow for water mains works.

Priory Road Delgany

18 October 2021 to 22 October 20221

Cliff Road Greystones

25 October 2021 to 12 November 2021

Sidmonton Place Greystones

8 November 2021 to 19 November 2021

Marine Terrace

15 November 2021 to 26 November 2021

Gardaí Urge Safe Halloween 2021

Every year,  An Garda Síochána and Greystones Fire Service receive a number of callouts.

These are for bonfires and firework related incidents.

The Guards are urging parents to stay safe and not to buy fireworks for their children.

It is an offence to possess fireworks without a license.

Possession of unlicensed fireworks can result in a fine of up to €10,000.

Or up to five years imprisonment or both.

Fireworks can cause damage to property,  injury to people and animals.

They can be an annoyance to elderly people.

The Guards will continue to confiscate any fireworks found with persons without a license.

Tips for a Safe Halloween from An Garda Síochána

  • If attending organised fireworks or bonfire,  stay a safe distance away.
  • Young children should be accompanied for Trick or Treating.
  • When Trick or Treating,  avoid houses with no lights on.
  • Wear reflective material so that you can be seen by motorists and cyclists.
  • Keep pets indoors on Halloween Night.

Have a safe and happy Halloween this year !!

Wide Range of Services at Greystones Library

Greystones Library is now fully open for borrowing and returning books and other items.

Other facilities open for public use include:

  • Study spaces for individual use.
  • Public access PCs.
  • Musical instruments available for borrowing.
  • Class visits can resume with pods of six or less with prior arrangement.
  • Hublets accessible for individual use in main libraries.
  • Printing and photocopying services available for public use.
  • Comfortable seats available for use.
  • Newspapers and magazines are now available for reading in the library.
  • More events after 22 October 2021.
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask in the library.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow|Courses and Workshops

Our Local Enterprise Office is offering a wide range of courses and workshops.

Here are the updated offerings.

  • Sell more with effective marketing.
  • Prepare your business for customs.
  • Leadership for your business.
  • Content creation and copywriting.
  • Trading online voucher seminar.
  • How sustainable is your business ??
  • Learn about Green for Micro.
  • 78 shopping days until Christmas !!
  • October Feast

Every €10 spent locally on Irish products generates more than €40 of benefit to the community.

This benefit is in terms of employment.

Full details from:

Local Enterprise Office – Wicklow

Events at Whale Theatre Greystones

Great programmes continue at Whale Theatre Greystones.

Greystones’ wonderful theatre re-opening has been enormously successful.

Music & comedy,  live theatre and spoken word.

There is something for everyone !!

9 October 2021                  Ari Hoenig Trio|Arthur’s Blues ‘n’ Jazz Club

Ticketsolve – whale              Jazz at its very best.

15 October 2021                Louize Carroll:  Upclose and Personal

Ticketsolve – whale              Social Fabric evening with Andrea Splendori

16 October 2021                Ryan Sheridan

Ticketsolve – whale              Recording artist,  songwriter, performer producer.

                                      Fabulous background in music performance,  now at the Whale.

22 October 2021                “The Least I Can Do”|Short Film Premiere

Ticketsolve – whale              This show is SOLD OUT. Please join the waiting list.

24 October 2021                Des Bishop|Comedian

Ticketsolve – whale                 This show is SOLD OUT. Please join the waiting list.

Heads Up !!

28 and 29 December 21       Phelim Drew & The Drew House Band

Ticketsolve – whale              Remembering Ronnie and The Dubliners

Book early !!

Full information,  all future events, bookings and details from Whale Theatre

The Hot Spot Music Club

Above The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Music Club,  Performance Space and Private Events hire.

22 October 2021                Andy Irvine,  troubadour singer and songwriter

Support by Daoiri Farrell,  traditional singer and bazouki player.

6 November 2021               Van Morrison’s Songbook

                                      With Celtic Soul,  7 piece band from Bangor.

Full details on all events with times,  bookings and admissions from:

www.thehotspot.ie,  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com,  087 2917519.

Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub Information

Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.

Our Greystones LEA figures are up this week.

National figures are up too.

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

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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