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Greystones notes week December 20th

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

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.

  • Look for Local,  supporting local businesses.
  • Tourism Business Continuity Scheme.
  • Social Media Training for Wicklow Food and Tourism Businesses 2022.

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

This benefit is in terms of employment.

Shop in Greystones and surrounding area this Christmas !!

Full details from:

Local Enterprise Office – Wicklow

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   WEEKLY CRIME REPORT

Fortnight ending 12 December 2021

Greystones North                                       Intoxicated person arrested.

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

           Greystones South                                 No reports.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland        Two bicycles stolen from shed.

                                                          Intoxicated person arrested in garden.

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

           Kilcoole                                                      No reports.

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

Greystones Gardaí Top 5 Burglary Prevention Tips.

For more information from Garda Síochána,  you can follow this link:

https://www.facebook.com/Garda-Siochana-Wicklow-1277809749087347/

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

Community Monuments Fund 2022

Applications are now being accepted.

This fund supports local monuments and archaeological sites.

Local authorities,  private owners,  community groups and monument custodians can apply.

There are three funding streams.

Applications are available from www.wicklow.ie/latestnews.

Closing date is 15 February 2022 at 5 pm.

Full details from Deirdre Burns,  Heritage Officer,  WCC,  0404 20100.

Greystones you are …

A collection of poems about Greystones and surrounding area,  written by its residents.

Greystones you are …  was compiled by poet Frances Browner.

The anthology features over 50 poems.

Some of these poems were included in Poets’ Wall 2020 and Poetry Trail 2021.

There are also contributions from local schools and nurseries.

Books are priced at €10.

Proceeds will go to Greystones Cancer Support.

Copies are available from:

  • GCS Centre on La Touche Place
  • Village Bookshop
  • Halfway Up The Stairs Bookshop
  • Fiona Roche Pharmacy Blacklion
  • Bear Paw Delicatessen on Theatre Lane
  • Whale Theatre
  • Fisher’s in Newtownmountkennedy
  • Brady’s Homecare on Victoria Road

This lovely anthology,  Greystones you are … , makes a wonderful Christmas present.

Especially for family and friends abroad !!  Easy and inexpensive to post.

Wicklow Garda Youth Awards

Nominations now being accepted for deserving young people from around the county.

Awards will be considered for young people who make their communities a better place to live.

Group awards for two or more young people who have contributed positively to their community.

Special Achievement Awards will be for those who have overcome great difficulties.

A Community Safety Award will be presented for making their community a safer place.

Anyone,  including a family member,  can nominated someone for an award.

To be considered eligible,  the young person must be:

  • Aged between 13 and 21.
  • Permanently living in Co. Wicklow.

Nomination forms are available by emailing emma.j.skinner@Garda.ie.

Also,  Wicklow Garda Youth Awards on Facebook.

Nominations must be returned by 28 February 2020 to:

Emma Skinner,  Juvenile Liaison Officer,  Bray Garda Station,  Bray,  Co. Wicklow.

Community Activities Fund Now Open For Applications

Special fund of €282,686 to support community groups impacted by COVID-19 now open.

This fund is for small scale capital projects.

These projects should comply with the objectives of WCC Local Economic and Community Plan.

There are two parts to the funding scheme:  over €1,000 and under €1,000.

Application forms are available at www.wicklow.ie.

Or from WCC Community, Cultural & Social Development,  County Buildings,  Wicklow.

0404 20208 or cep@wicklowcoco.ie.

Closing date is 31 January 2022 at 4 pm.

Free Two Hour Parking in Greystones

Free two hour parking in Greystones on Saturdays before Christmas.

Last Saturday before Christmas will be 18 December !!

Special reminder that usual restrictions apply.

No parking on double yellow lines or in loading zones.

Another great opportunity to shop local for Christmas 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 !!

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.

                                      The Greystones Guide | Shelter From The Storm

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.

Greystones Film Club (whaletheatre.ie)      

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

Ticketsolve – whale             Remembering Ronnie and The Dubliners

                                      This event is SOLD OUT !!

                                                Please join the waiting list.

                                      Paul Byrne of Greystones Guide.ie has more details.

                                      The Greystones Guide | Tracks Of My Years: Phelim Drew

7 and 8 January 2022          David O’Doherty whoa is Me !!

Ticketsolve – whale              Comedy

15 January 2022                 Strung Live in Concert

Ticketsolve – whale              Contemporary Irish music ensemble.

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

Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub Information

Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.

Well done to all,  our Greystones LEA figures down this week !!

National figures are down as well.

Please be careful and continue to restrict your movements as much as possible.

Can we get the figures down for next week again ??

We wish that everyone will have a safe and happy Christmas.

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