Greystones notes week May 2nd

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

May Bank Holiday|Monday,  2 May 2022

Best wishes to all for the May Bank Holiday Weekend !!

Enjoy your weekend !!

Draft Wicklow County Development Plan 2022-2028

Public Notice of Proposed Material Amendments

Display of proposed amendments to the plan is available at Greystones Municipal District.

Display is also available on WCC website: 

Home | Wicklow County Development Plan Consultation Portal

Submissions may be made by portal or hard copy:

  • Via the Consultation portal.
  • By writing to County Development Plan Review,  County Buildings,  Wicklow.
  • Email submissions will not be accepted.

Closing date is 25 May 2022 at 5 pm.

Wicklow County Council Joint Policing Committee Meeting|4 May 2022

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy;  7.30 pm.

Purpose is to provide a forum where local authority and Guards can consult.

Focus of the public meeting will be on policing rather than individuals.

The local community can make their views known and ask questions.

All are welcome to attend.

Written questions may be submitted prior to the meeting to:

Helen Purcell,  hpurcell@wicklowcoco.ie.

Helen Purcell,  Senior Executive Officer,  Wicklow County Council,  Wicklow.

Questioners should give their name and contact details which will not be publicised.

Alzheimer’s Tea Day Coffee Morning|6 May 2022

Presbyterian Church Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10.30 am to 12.30 pm.

All are most welcome to come along and support this worthy cause.

Redford Park Junction Improvement Scheme

The junction on the R761 at Lidl/Redford Park will undergo major improvements.

These improvements will be for pedestrians and cyclists.

Footpaths will be upgraded and protected cycle track facilities will be included.

Also, improvement through the upgrade of two existing bus stops in the immediate vicinity.

Full details should now be available at Greystones Municipal District Office.

Working days,  9.30 am to 12.30 pm and 2 pm to 4 pm.

Submissions or observations may be made before Friday,  10 June 2022,  at 12 pm.

www.wicklow.ie/living/consultationhub

Or to Helena Dennehy,  Transportation, Water and Emergency Services,  County Buildings,  Wicklow.

Greystones Tidy Towns|Sunflower Seed Shop

Saturday,  30 April 2022,  Burnaby Park,  10 am to 12 pm.

Greystones Tidy Towns are planning to plant 1,000 sunflowers over the summer.

You can help them paint the town yellow in support of Ukraine !!

Proceeds from the day will be in aid of a local charity shop supporting Ukrainians in North Wicklow.

Paul Byrne has the details.

The Greystones Guide | Everything’s Coming Up Sunflowers

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   CRIME REPORT

4 to 17 April 2022

Greystones North                                       Burglary from business,  cash taken.

                                                                        Criminal damage: window of home smashed.

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

           Greystones South                                 Theft of cash from vehicle.

                                                                   Theft of alcohol from shop.

                                                                   Criminal damage: 2 recently planted trees broken

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland        Home burglary:  wallet stolen.

                                                          Home burglary:  computer tablet stolen.

                                                          Three thefts:  cigarettes stolen.

                                                          Large amount of tools stolen from building site.

                                                          Theft of heating oil from tank.

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

           Kilcoole                                                      Theft of cash from car.

                                                                   Power washer stolen from outside house.

          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/

The Gardaí are pursuing the cases of thefts listed above.

In some of the cases,  persons are before the courts and have been charged.

Other outstanding matters are still under investigation.

The Gardaí appeal to the public to report crime and suspicious activity.

If you have any information of CCTV/dashcam footage that could help,  please reach out.

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, 666 5800. 

In case of emergency,  dial 999/112.

Greystones Help for Ukraine

Colette and the teams are once again in Poland/Ukraine.

Up to date information can be found on Colette Talbot’s Facebook page.

Your help is still very much needed.

Every bit of help goes directly to those who need it.

None of it is wasted.  

(20+) Colette Talbot | Facebook

Friendship Variety Show for Ukraine

30 April 2022,  Whale Theatre.

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

The Greystones Guide | With A Little Help From His друзів

Ukrainian Support Hub

A support hub is now established in Hillside Church.

As new families arrive,  the needs differ each week.

Appeals may be made at short notice.

We cannot underestimate the value of friendship.

The hub is open at Hillside Church,  Hillside Road.

Every Tuesday and Friday,  10 am to 12 pm.

You are most welcome to come along and have a cup of coffee with old and new friends.

Please check the link below for the list of what is currently needed.

This list changes from time to time as needs vary.

Drop off for donations is Tuesday and Friday,   10 am to 1 pm.

Greystones and Kilquade Pastoral Area – Ukrainian Support Hub Requirements (gkpastoralarea.ie)

Greystones Folk Group Craft Bags for Ukrainian Children

Greystones Folk Group recently held a Fun Craft Morning for Ukrainian families.

Another Craft Morning will be held shortly.

Special thanks to all who donated toys and items.                                   

You could help by contributing a Craft Bag for the children.

It is easy and fun to do.  Simply collect craft items and place in a Zip Lock Bag.

Lock the bag and put a sticker on the bag indicating the age and gender of the child.

Greystones Folk Group will do its best to make sure your Craft Bag gets to the child.

Craft items include colouring books,  markers,  colouring pencils,  Pritt stick,  pencils.

Rubbers,  sharpener,  bubbles,  small toy,  plus other suggestions of your own.

Craft Bags can be left with Greystones Folk Group.

They choir sings each Sunday at the 11.30 am Mass,  Holy Rosary Church.

Craft bags may also be left in Holy Rosary Church.

Greystones Active Retirement Association (GARA)

Coffee Morning will be held on 29 April 2022 and on each last Friday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre,  10.30 am to 11.30 pm. 

This month’s guest will be Eamonn Ó Raghallaigh from Greystones Music Circle.

Eamonn will present Songs from the Shows.

Computers,  Laptops and Smartphone Jargon and Use

Four week series of workshops.

Come along to learn the latest from Dermot Devereux !!

You,  too,  can be a techie !!

Wednesdays in May:  4,  11,  18 and 25 May 2022.

Kilian House Family Centre Hall,  2.30 pm to 4.30 pm.

Card Making Workshops Continue

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: 6, 13 and 20 May 2022.

Card making is an interesting and fun activity.

You,  too, can create cards for special occasions for your loved ones.

They are sure to be impressed !!

Cost is €4 per session.

All materials and equipment for these beautiful cards will be supplied.

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

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

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.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow

Lots still going on at LEO Wicklow.

Here is the latest infor and some forthcoming courses.

All very useful,  interesting and helpful.

  • Lean for Micro.
  • Start Your Own Business Course
  • Driving Your Own Public Relations Campaign
  • Business Planning & Accessing Finance
  • Public Procurement for SMEs
  • UCD Lochlan Quinn School of Business Courses.
  • New Frontiers Programme
  • NDRC Accelerator Programme
  • Bolton Street|Social Economy Enterprise Module

Full details from enterprise@leo.wicklowcoco.ie.

Local Enterprise Office – Wicklow

Whale Theatre Upcoming Events !!

Great events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

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

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide has the full story:

The Greystones Guide | With A Little Help From His друзів

This event is SOLD OUT.

Please join the waiting list.

1 May 2022                                 Greystones Vocal Academy Student Showcase                         

Ticketsolve – whale                       Excellent end of year student concert.

6 and 7 May 2022                         First Takes:  An Evening of Scenes and Sketches

Ticketsolve – whale                       Making Waves Youth Theatre|2022 Spring Production.

14 May 2022                               Jade Phoenix|Soprano Lyric Opera Singer

Ticketsolve – whale                       Jade will sing some beloved opera classics and Irish songs.

15 May 2022                               The  Blizzards:  Unplugged and Unfiltered

Ticketsolve – whale                       Irish rock band returns with its new album.

19 May 2022                               Greystones Film Club:  The Lost Leonardo

Ticketsolve – whale                       Acclaimed documentary.

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

                                                The Greystones Guide | The Da Vinci Con…?

20 May 2022                               Tom Ollendorff Trio

Ticketsolve – whale                       Tom Ollendorff is one of the world’s finest guitarists.

21 May 2022                               On the Road Again with Fiachna Ó Braonáoin and Tom Dunne.

Ticketsolve – whale                       Fun evening of songs and stories.

                                                Two old pals hit the stage together for the very first time !!

Coming up,  Anne Gildea and Kim Hayden Singing School.

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 ??

Spring is here,  join the fun.

Hot Spot Music Club|Set Adrift Dance Club|13 May 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Greystones needs a place to dance.  A place to let go and get lost in music.

Come along for a night of music,  DJing and music,  soundtracked by The Drifter.

Many genres,  many vibes,  come and bring your dancing shoes !!

Doors open 7:00 pm.

Tickets €10.

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Van Morrison Songbook|Celtic Soul|14 May 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Celtic Soul are a 7 piece band from Bangor delivering a very fine tribute to Van Morrison.

These musicians have the ingredients to combine and deliver Van’s music in an outstanding show.

Doors open 8:00 pm.

Show starts 9:00 pm.

Tickets €22/€25/

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Pat’s Fireside Folk Session|15 May 2022

Great early evening entertainment.

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Hosts are Pat and Bert.

Each week,  guest musicians will join the session.

Come along and listen,  play a tune or sing a song we all know.

Doors open 4:00 pm.

Admission free.

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

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