Greystones notes week January 24th

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 Municipal District|Counter Opening Hours

GMD counter will now be open Monday to Friday,  9.30 am to 12.30 pm.

These are temporary hours,  expected to remain in place until Friday,  28 January 2022.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow|Courses and Workshops

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

Confidential advisory service is open to those exploring self employment.

Or for those currently operating a business.

Here are the latest high-quality training supports,  tailored to meet specific requirements.

These courses are offered to the small business community to help them meet their challenges.

Some of the courses are online,  some are held in the LEO Office in Clermont Rathnew.

Here are just some of the courses coming up over the next few weeks.

  • Increasing Traffic to Your Website:  SEO for Beginners.
  • Bookkeeping for Small Businesses.
  • Pathways to Growth for Food or Beverage Business:  Workshops.
  • Start Your Own Food Business:  The Essentials.
  • From Survival to Recovery:  Three Virtual Briefings.
  • Grow with Aldi:  Develop Your Brand with Chance to Become a Core Aldi Range.
  • New Frontiers:  Turn Your Business Idea into a Successful Start-Up.
  • Immersive Wexford:  VR and Virtual Production.

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

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting by Zoom

25 January 2022 at 7:30 p.m.

If you would like an invitation email,  please contact Greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.

Request must be made no later than 12 noon on Tuesday,  25 January 2022.

Please follow the meeting procedures which are noted below.

On the Agenda:

  • Update on South Beach Action Area Plan.
  • Report from GMD Engineer.
  • Presentation on Pre-Part 8 Notification for 2 houses at Knockroe.
  • St. Patrick’s Day Parade.
  • Correspondence.

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Greystones  Municipal  District

Attendance of the Public and Media at remote meetings.

Procedures to be observed.

  1. Members of the public and media may be present at a remote meeting of Greystones Municipal District
  1. Attendees must comply with Greystones Municipal District Standing Orders and Supplementary Standing Orders to Regulate Remote Meetings.
  1. Members of the media and public shall give prior notice of a request to join an online meeting of Greystones Municipal District.
  1. Requests must be emailed to Greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie no later than 12 noon on the day of the meeting.   A name and email address is required.
  1. The link to the meeting is for the recipient only and must not be forwarded on to any other person(s).
  1. Attendees must maintain silence and observe any directions given by the Cathaoirleach or by an official of the Council.  Microphones must be kept on mute at all times.
  1. Members of the public and the media do not have the right to speak, any interruptions or endeavours to interrupt will result in the remote connection being terminated.
  1. No recording of the meeting and its proceedings by any person in attendance (elected members, media or members of the public) is permitted.

Get Ireland Walking with Éire Óg Greystones GAA

Great chance to get the New Year off to a good start.

Walking with Éire Óg Greystones continues on Tuesday and Thursday evenings..

Five kilometre walk around Greystones.

Part of Operation Transformation and Ireland Lights Up.

            Tuesdays         6.30 pm

            Thursdays       8.00 pm

All are welcome.  Sign up is required.

https://tinyurl.com/ybp37x37

Please note,  no dogs permitted.

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   CRIME REPORT

3 to 9 January 2022

Greystones North                                       Criminal damage:  window smashed.

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

           Greystones South                                 No reports.

          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

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.

Greystones is a 24 hour station, 6665800. 

In case of emergency,  dial 999.

An Garda Síochána continues to receive reports from the public.

These calls concern “phising” calls from fraudsters.

Please be warned about the dangers of such calls or texts.

Avoid providing scammers with personal or financial information. 

Be very wary of cold calls,  just because the number looks Irish does not mean it is. Fraudsters use ‘VoIP’ and ‘spoofed’ numbers. 

Detective Superintendent Michael Cryan from the Garda National Economic Crime Bureau (GNECB ) said:

“Anybody can be a victim, regardless of age or where they live.

Be wary. Stop and think before you click. Do not give away personal data.

If you have been a victim, contact your bank and report the matter to Gardaí’ 

“Always ask the caller their name and their phone number.

If you are concerned,  hang up.

Contact your bank / service provider from a number advertised in a phone book.

Or on your bill or from an online search”

  • Never click on the link of an unsolicited text or email 
  • Never act on advice received or instructions from a cold caller 
  • Never give away personal data like bank account details, PIN numbers.
  • Credit card numbers, passwords, one time codes, PPS numbers, Eircodes 
  • Never download any Apps.
  • These allow the fraudster to take control of your device .
  • If you are expecting a delivery and receive such a text be very careful. 
  • Revenue will not ring you to advise you that you are under investigation 
  • Do not transfer money. 
  • Before taking any action, seek advice from a trusted person. 
  • If you have been a victim,  it’s vital to change your passwords/pin codes. 
  • If you have been a victim report the matter to Gardaí 

Further advice is available on Garda.ie here https://garda.ie/en/crime/cyber-crime

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

Greystones Active Retirement Association (GARA)

Wonderful group for the over 50s in the Greystones and surrounding areas.

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

Regular GARA activities are now in sessions.

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.

Coffee Mornings will resume on 28 January 2022 and on each last Friday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre,  10.30 am to 11.30 pm. 

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

Details about GARA are available each Tuesday.

Kilian House Family Centre,  10.30 am to 11.30 am.

New Members always warmly welcomed !! 

Don’t be shy,  come along !! 

GARA looks forward to seeing you.

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.

This wonderful local book is still 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 delightful gift.

Easy and inexpensive to post.

Lots Coming Up for Whale Theatre|Spring 2022

With the lifting of restrictions,  great events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

Come along,  you will be given a warm welcome !!

Exciting events in store:

                   Oliver Callan             Hazel O’Connor

                   Tony Cantwell          Ahmed Dickinson & Eduardo Martin

                   Joe the Magician       Danny O’Brien

Strolling Through Ulysses

Motherland

Return of the National Theatre Live

Journey Through the Senses           Live Piano and Ballet

To a Child Dancing in the Wind        Canadian soprano,  Catherine Redding.

Jade Phoenix                               Jade Phoenix,  Greystones famous soprano.

Tom Ollendorff Trio

Full details on programmes and bookings:  www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

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