Greystones notes week February 21st

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

Bray Area Partnership Social Prescribing Service|Walking Group

New walking group for Greystones will commence on Wednesday,  23 February 2022.

All ages and fitness levels are welcome to take part in this four week programme.

Come along and join a small walking group where people can walk and enjoy a chat.

Participants will get a free pedometer at the start.

And a free gift at the end of the programme.

Walking group will start at 10 am.  Location not yet announced.

Location may depend on number of participants who register.

Walking group is free,  but places are limited.

Please register by 18 February 2022.

Registration and details at Social Prescribing team on 01.2868266.

Social Prescribing for Bray and Greystones is funded by Sláintecare Healthy Communities.

And Healthy Ireland.

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting by Zoom

22 February 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,  22 February 2022

Please follow the meeting procedures which are noted below.

On the Agenda:

  • Receive presentation on Council owned lands at Mill Road Greystones.
  • Report from GMD engineer.
  • Update on Social Intrastructure Audit for GMD.
  • Update on Chapel Road CPO.
  • Update on Cairn Homes Developments community facilities.
  • Notice of motion regarding spending of Development Levies.

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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.

Wickow Arts Office Funding Schemes 2022 Now Open

Applications for Artist Award Scheme and Artists and Communities Collaboration Award Scheme.

Arts Festival Awards Scheme will follow.

The main aim of these schemes is to empower artists and communities to move forward.

Online advice clinic to help with applications will take place on 23 February.

Places can be booked free of charge on Eventbrite.

All art forms,  discipline and genre are eligible to apply.

Maximum award offered is €5,000,  although awards are offered for smaller amounts.

Applications may be made online:

Arts Act Funding | Wicklow.ie

Deadline for applications is Friday,  4 March 2022 at 4 pm.

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

The Greystones Guide | Wicklow Arts Office Funding Now Open

Wicklow County Council|Road Closure|Priory Road Delgany

Road will be closed form 23 February 2022 to 23 March 2022.

8 am to 5 pm inclusive.

Local access traffic only.

Road will be opened during the night using a traffic light system.

Road closure is to facilitate the construction of a footpath,  public lighting installation.

And widening of the road.

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.

Card Making Workshops Now Starting !!

Card making workshops will take place on Friday mornings,  10 am to 11.30 am.

Kilian House Family Centre beside Holy Rosary Church.

Here are the dates for your Calendars:

          4 and 11 March

          1, 8 and 22 April

          6, 13 and 20 May

This will be an interesting and fun activity.

Create cards for special occasions for your loved ones.

They are sure to be impressed !!

Cost is €4 per session.

All materials and equipment will be supplied.

Coffee Morning will be held on 25 February 2022 and on each last Friday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre,  10.30 am to 11.30 pm. 

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

Details about GARA are available each first Tuesday of the month.

Next GARA office session,  Tuesday,  1 March 2022.

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.

Wicklow Age Friendly Survey Extended Into February

If you missed completing the survey before Christmas,  you now have another chance !!

Wicklow County Council wants to hear the views of older people living in the county.

The information provided will help to identify and ensure that proper services are developed.

People are now living longer than ever and a strong focus for older people is necessary.

Areas of interest could include outdoor spaces,  transport,  housing,  social participation.

Community support and health services.

This is an easy survey to complete and won’t take long.

Don’t miss this opportunity to have your say,  please go to Wicklow Age Friendly Survey

Wicklow County Council|Estate Development Funding Scheme 2022

Applications are invited from WCC Social Housing Estates.

Funding relates to the upkeep of green areas within the estates.

Private housing estates,  with a number of Local Authority properties may also apply.

Applications to Greystones Municipal District,  Mill Road,  Greystones.

01.2876694;  greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.

Full details of the funding scheme and application forms available from GMD.

Or www.wicklow.ie.

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

The Greystones Guide | Estate Development Grants Now Open

Wicklow Garda Youth Awards

Special reminder !!

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.

Whale Theatre Springs Into Action !!

Great events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

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

25 February 2022                         Des Bishop Presents Mia Mamma

Ticketsolve – whale                       This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

                                                Please join the waiting list at www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

26 February 2022                         The Godfather Screening

Greystones Film Club (whaletheatre.ie)

3 and 4 March 2022                      Phelim Drew and the Drew House Band

Ticketsolve – whale                       Remembering Ronnie and The Dubliners

5 March 2022                              Letting Go

Ticketsolve – whale                       Play about the relationship between Marie Fleming.

                                                And Tom Curran.

                                                Their everlasting love and sacrifices.

6 March 2022                              Motherland:  Songs of 20th Century Women

Ticketsolve – whale

Coming up,  Social Fabric and Bolshoi Ballet.

Booking and full details and of these and future programmes from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

Why not have a look and see what’s coming up this Spring !!

Hot Spot Music Club|Thinner Lizzy + Support|Saturday, 19 March 2022

Great evening’s entertainment.

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Thinner Lizzy are a 5 piece tribute band Co. Wicklow.

Formed in 2018,  all five have many years experience between them.

Two hours of classic Irish rock !!

Support band is the Faux Fighters Tribute Band.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Show starts 8.45 pm.

Tickets €12.00.

Full details from 087 2917519 or www.thehotspot.ie.

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