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Greystones notes week November 8th

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

Greystones Active Retirement Association (GARA)

Wonderful group for the over 55s in the Greystones and surrounding areas.

Lots going on,  there is something for everyone at GARA !!

Ongoing activities include:

  • Art                         Mondays         2.30 pm to  4.30 pm.
  • Short Mat Bowling     Tuesdays       10.45 am to 12.45 pm.
  • Bingo                     Thursdays        2.30 pm to  4.30 pm.

Tuesday afternoon activities will include:

  • Art Appreciation with Rosemarie Devereux            9 November.
  • Knitting workshops with Delia Barry                     16 and 23 November.
  • Poetry and Prose Readings for Christmas              7 December
  • Christmas Party                                               14 December

Recent activities this Autumn included:

          Introduction to Creative Writing       Floral Arranging       

          Cake Decoration, photo below        Growing Your Own Herbs

Short Story Competition now open,  200 words, sharpen the old peann luaidhe !!

Please submit your story by 23 November 2021 to Alice Quinn at Kilian House Family Centre.

Coffee Morning will take place on Friday,  26 November 2021.

All activities take place in Kilian House Family Centre,  beside Holy Rosary Church.

Queries and details on Tuesday mornings,  10.45 am to 12 pm at Kilian House.

New Members always warmly welcomed !!  Don’t be shy,  come along !!

Free Two Hour Parking in Greystones

There will be free two hour parking in Greystones on Saturdays from 20 November to Christmas.

This will be another great opportunity to shop local for Christmas 2021 !!

Special reminder that usual restrictions apply.

No parking on double yellow lines or in loading zones.

Wicklow County Council|Age Friendly Strategy Consulation Survey

WCC now has a Wicklow Age Friendly Strategy (2022 to 2027).

They need your help in developing this strategy !!

Have your say in the consultation process by completing the survey.

https://www.wicklow.ie/Living/Services/Community/Wicklow-Age-Friendly-Survey.

Survey is for those 55 years and older living in County Wicklow.

Insights and contributions will help identify priority areas for action over the next five years.

Now is your chance to have your say !!

Hard copies of the survey are available from agefriendly@wicklowcoco.ie.

Survey will remain open until the end of December 2021.

Please share this news with friends,  family and groups you are involved with.

Career Change Workshop|Kildare and Wicklow Education & Training Board

Special workshop to help with

  • Returning to education.
  • Making a career change.
  • Information about preparing CVs.
  • Getting ready for interviews.

Workshop will be held at Greystones Library,  18 November 2021, at 6.30 pm.

Workshop will last for 90 minutes and advance registration is necessary.

Further details from 0404 60500 or admin@kwetb.ie.

Holy Rosary Parish|Enrolment for Junior Infants 2022-2023

St. Brigid’s National School and St. Laurence’s National School.

Enrolment opens on 1 November 2021 for three weeks.

St. Kevin’s National School.

Enrolment opens on 8 November 2021 for three weeks.

Full details on the websites for the individual schools.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow|Courses and Workshops

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

Here are the latest offerings.

  • Your customs queries answered:  1 to 1 meeting.
  • Cash flow management.
  • Data protection and security in a virtual world.
  • New export advice clinics,  commencing on 16 November.
  • Intertrade Ireland.

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

Value Your Vote 2021 !!  Check the Register !!

Draft Register of electors has now been published.

Please be sure to check the Register to ensure that your name is there.

www.ChecktheRegister.ie.

You might have moved,  changed address or come of age,  18 on or before 14 February 2022.

You can apply to be updated by submitting RFA Form.

Forms are available from Libraries,  Post Offices,  Council Offices,  Garda Stations.

Or online from www.ChecktheRegister.ie.

Citizenship update is completed using RFA5 Form.

Applications for Postal/Special Vote is completed using PV1 forms.

Closing date for receipt of applications for the Draft Register is 25 November 2021.

Wicklow County Council Notices of Road Closures

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

Cliff Road Greystones

Continues to 12 November 2021

Sidmonton Place Greystones

8 November 2021 to 19 November 2021

Marine Terrace

15 November 2021 to 26 November 2021

Events at Whale Theatre Greystones

Great programmes continue at Whale Theatre Greystones.

Music & comedy,  live theatre and spoken word.

There is something for everyone !!

6 November 2021               Breaking Ground:  Celebrating Pioneering Wicklow Women

Ticketsolve – whale              Herstory and Wicklow Arts and Heritage Offices.

7 November 2021               Bolshoi Ballet| Spartacus Live

Ticketsolve – whale              Fabulous ballet,  huge in scale and spectacular in effect.

11 November 2021             The Story of Europe|Painting History

Ticketsolve – whale              With Rosemarie Devereux

                                      Course will run on Thursday mornings until 2 December.

11 November 2021             Greystones Film Club|Enchanted

Greystones Film Club (whaletheatre.ie)

17, 18,  19 November 2021   The Tempest by William Shakespeare

Ticketsolve – whale              Making Waves Youth Theatre

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

                                      The Greystones Guide | Shelter From The Storm

19 November 2021             Clare Sands,  Irish traditional fiddling and bilingual song.

Ticketsolve – whale              Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.

The Greystones Guide | Fiddler On The Goof

21 November 2021             Game Music in Action

Ticketsolve – whale              Piano arrangement of popular video game scores.

                                      While displaying clips from various games.

                                      A unique,  mind-bending and time-hopping experience.

26 November 2021             Iron Annie Cabaret

Ticketsolve – whale              Celebration of music,  theatre and literature.

28 November 2021             A Journey Through Time

Ticketsolve – whale              Clap ‘n Load Studios Showcase.

                                      Wicklow based film production company.

3 December 2021               Moya Brennan and her multi talented Irish band.

Ticketsolve – whale              Voice of Clannad and First Lady of Celtic Music.

4 December 2021               Greystones Film Club|The Big Lebowski & Dinner at Sonny’s.

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

                                      The Greystones Guide | The Dude Imbibes

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.

6 November 2021               Van Morrison’s Songbook

                                      With Celtic Soul,  7 piece band from Bangor.

                                      Doors 8 pm.  Show starts at 9 pm.

                                      Tickets €22/€25.

7 November 2021               Folk/Trad Session Returns,  3.30 pm to 6.30 pm.

                                      Some special visitors will be along !!

20 November 2021             Mack Fleetwood/Tribute to Fleetwood Mac

                                      Peter Green blues era to the Anglo/American band still touring.

                                      This event is SOLD OUT !!

26 November 2021             Bone Machine play the music of TOM WAITS.

                                      Doors open 8 pm.  Show starts at 9 pm.

                                      Tickets €14/€16.

                                      Tickets for shows on 13 March and 16 April are still good.

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.

Unfortunately,  our Greystones LEA figures continue to rise.

National figures are rising too.

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

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (arcgis.com)

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