Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher, 2875327/087 2845465,
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
Luisne Centre for Well Being Will Open Again !!
Luisne will be opening at Egan Business Centre, Upper Dargle Road, Bray, Co. Wicklow
Luisne promotes a holistic and integral approach to health and wellness.
It does this on a personal, community and planetary level.
This famous well being centre was previously located in Kilcoole.
Now back in action, the Centre is conveniently located in Bray, Exit 6 from M11.
The Centre is easily accessed from Greystones and there is plenty of free parking.
Lots of well being classes and sessions being scheduled from 31 January.
In the meantime join Luisne for its ONLINE Christmas Family Concert.
17 December 2021, 7.30 pm to 8.30 pm.
Story telling, Christmas music and Skirt Dancing and more !!
Booking necessary, €10 per household.
Please book by 6 December 2021 at office@Luisne.ie.
Full details and information from www.Luisne.ie and 086 0517575
Irish Heart Foundation Act FAST Campaign
The Irish Heart Foundation is running a campaign to raise awareness of signs of stroke.
It also wants to highlight the importance of getting to hospital as soon as possible.
Here is what to look out for:
Has the person’s face fallen on one side ??
Can they smile ??
Can the person raise their arms and keep them there ??
Is the person’s speech slurred ??
Time to call 112 or 999 is you see any single one of these signs.
GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT: WEEKLY CRIME REPORT
Fortnight ending 28 November 2021
Greystones North No reports.
Garda JP Connolly firstname.lastname@example.org
Greystones South Vehicle entered. Cash taken.
Garda Alan Thompson email@example.com
Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland Garage entered. Tools taken..
Garda Maria Curtis firstname.lastname@example.org
Kilcoole No reports.
Garda Molly Corbett email@example.com
Our local Gardaí remind us this Christmas to “Lock Up, Light Up”.
This will help you to secure your property over these dark winter days !!
For more information from Garda Síochána, you can follow this link:
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
Traffic Watch 1890 205 805
Dog Warden 0404 44873
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.
- Innovate Wicklow
- Agile Innovation Fund
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:
Community Activities Fund
Special fund of €282,686 to support community groups impacted by COVID-19 coming soon.
Details will be published shortly.
Enquiries may be addressed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Greystones Municipal District Opening Hours
Greystones Municipal District is open Monday to Friday; 9.30 am to 12 pm and 2pm to 4 pm.
GMD is located on Mill Road, Greystones.
Bray/Greystones Cliff Walk Remains Partially Closed
The Bray/Greystones Cliff Walk remains partially closed.
It is possible to walk from Bray to Windgates and then follow a loop back to Bray.
Or just return to Bray the way you came.
The Greystones side is very dangerous and is closed in certain spots.
WCC has put short term measures in place for protection of the public.
It continues to seek an alternative route for the walk.
The patience and co-operation of the public is much appreciated.
Wicklow County Council|Housing Adaptation Grants
Housing Adaption Grants are being accepted for older people and people with a disability.
The purpose is to allow these groups to remain living independently in their own homes.
And to avoid their having to be care for in hospitals and nursing homes.
The grants are available in three categories.
- Mobility Aids Grant
- Housing Adaptation Grant
- Housing Aid for Older People
All three grants are means tested.
Details from Wicklow County website, www.wicklow.ie.
Greystones Library|Mill Road|Greystones
- Greystones Library is fully operational
- Study spaces available for public use. Individual screens in place for extra safety.
- CO2 monitors installed for public safety and reassurance.
- Public access PCs available for use.
- Class visits with pods of 6 or less with prior arrangement.
- Events of 7+ require all attendees to show proof of vaccination against COVID-19.
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.
These three activities will be taking a Christmas break.
- Art finishes on Monday, 6 December. Restarts on Monday, 17 January.
- Bingo finishes on Tuesday, 7 December. Restarts on Tuesday, 18 January.
- Bowls finishes on Thursday, 9 December. Restarts on Thursday, 20 January.
There is one more Tuesday afternoon session before the Christmas break.
Unfortunately, due to COVID-19 restrictions, there will no Christmas party.
- Poetry and Prose Readings for Christmas 7 December
Recent activities this Autumn included:
Introduction to Creative Writing Floral Arranging
Cake Decoration. Growing Your Own Herbs
Art Appreciation Knitting.
Coffee Mornings will resume in the New Year. Photo below.
All activities take place in Kilian House Family Centre, beside Holy Rosary Church.
Queries and details available 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 until 18 December.
Special reminder that usual restrictions apply.
No parking on double yellow lines or in loading zones.
This will be another great opportunity to shop local for Christmas 2021 !!
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.
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 !!
If you have not already completed the survey, please do so now.
Your voice is important.
Please pass on this message to your friends and relatives.
Their voices are needed too !!
Hard copies of the survey are available from email@example.com.
Survey will remain open until the end of December 2021.
Please share this news with friends, family and groups you are involved with.
Events at Whale Theatre Greystones
Great programmes continue at Whale Theatre Greystones.
Music & comedy, live theatre and spoken word.
There is something for everyone !!
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
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.
10 December 2021 Normal Sheeple: An Audience with Paul Howard.
Ticketsolve – whale aka Ross O’Carroll-Kelly
11 December 2021 Let It Snow !!
Ticketsolve – whale Festive Tunes and Broadway Show Stoppers.
12 December 2021 Sammy Snowflake’s Christmas Catastrophe
Ticketsolve – whale A mini panto for younger children.
17, 18, 19 December 2021 The Tempest by William Shakespeare
Ticketsolve – whale Making Waves Youth Theatre
Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide.ie has the full story.
22 December 2021 Christmastime with Classic Harmony
Ticketsolve – whale Immerse yourself in the atmosphere of Christmas, past & present.
23 December 2021 Greystones Film Club|Annual Elf Screening.
28 and 29 December 21 Phelim Drew & The Drew House Band
Ticketsolve – whale Remembering Ronnie and The Dubliners
Book early !!
7 and 8 January 2022 David O’Doherty whoa is Me !!
Ticketsolve – whale Comedy
Full information, all future events, bookings and details from Whale Theatre
Above The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.
Music Club, Performance Space and Private Events hire.
5 December 2021 Folk/Trad Session with Pat and Bert.
4 pm to 6.30 pm.
Please come along and enjoy or join in.
Full details on all events with times, bookings and admissions from:
Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.
Our Greystones LEA figures are up this week.
National figures are slightly higher as well.
As always, please be careful and continue to restrict your movements as much as possible.
Hopefully, we can get the figures down for next week.
LEA includes Local Electoral Area: Greystones, Delgany, Kilcoole, Newcastle, part of NTMK.