Greystones notes week June 13th

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

Special Notice !!

Next Greystones Calendar for 17 July 2022

Many thanks for all your support and for keeping the notices coming !!

Father’s Day|19 June 2022

Remembering all our fathers,  especially those who are no longer with us.

The Crossing 2022|Wicklow to Wales|Stand Up Paddle

Damien Wildes and Charlie Fleetwood will be doing a Stand Up Paddle across the Irish Sea.

The pair will travel from Greystones Harbour Marina to Holyhead in Wales.

This mammoth journey will be in aid of three Wicklow charities.

  • Purples House Cancer Support
  • RNLI|Greystones Newtown Branch
  • Sharpeshill SPCA

Their target is €15,000 !!

You can help them on their way by contributing via the iDonate link.

www.idonate.ie/thecrossing2022

The team will leave Greystones at 3 am,  hoping to arrive between 7 pm and 8 pm that evening in Holyhead.

Travel date will be between 7 and 10 July,  depending on the tides.

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

The Greystones Guide | Blazing Paddles

GREYSTONES COMMUNITY POLICING UNIT:   CRIME REPORT

16 to 29 May 2022

Greystones North                                       Attempted burglary.  Two persons disturbed.

                                                                        Window damaged.

           Greystones South                                 Theft from shop.

                                                                   Damage caused to toilets of local business.

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland        Theft of items from car overnight.

Car parked on public road.

Windows on car smashed overnight.

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

           Kilcoole                                                      Power tool and hedge trimmer taken from shed.

Two thefts from shop.

Theft of handbag from premise.

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

Members of the public are being warned about potential “smishing” and “vishing” scams.

These scams relate to the new Covid-19 variant.

The HSE will never call or text individuals requesting personal information.

They will never request payment for a Covid-19 antigen test.

If you have any vulnerable friends or family,  please let them know about these scams.

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.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow

Lots still going on at LEO Wicklow.

Here is the latest info and some forthcoming courses.

All very useful,  interesting and helpful.

  • Mid-East Tech Cluster|Summer Gathering|23 June 2022
  • Business Advice Clinics
  • Green for Micro

Full details from enterprise@leo.wicklowcoco.ie.

Local Enterprise Office – Wicklow

Wicklow County Council|Creative Wicklow Grant Scheme 2022

Applications are now being accepted.

Scheme is for not-for-profit organisations,  local community groups.

Arts, heritage and cultural groups,  venues and societies.

WCC is seeking projects that effectively capture and showcase the richness of Wicklow culture.

Closing date is 5 pm on 24 June 2022.

Details from Grant Programme (wicklow.ie)

If you would like to speak with someone about this innovative scheme,  please contact

          Deirdre Burns,  Heritage Officer       0404 20100

          Catherine Wright,  Archivist            0404 20100

          Wicklow Arts Office                       0404 20155

Wicklow County Council Road Closure|Convent Road Delgany

Period of closure is from 30 May 2022 to 29 July 2022,  inclusive.

Diversion via R762,  Church Road,  and L1025,  Delgany Wood Avenue.

Road closure is necessary to facilitate the installation of foul and surface water pipelines.

Wicklowaid4Ukraine

WicklowAid4 Ukraine has been set up by local support groups.

These groups are travelling to Poland and Ukraine to help Ukrainian families.

These families need support with relocating and logistics.

Details from WicklowAid4Ukrain Facebook page.

(20+) wicklowaid4ukraine – Search Results | Facebook

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)

Whale Theatre Greystones Upcoming Events !!

Great events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

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

Wonderful theatre atmosphere,  comfortable seating.

Bar facilities,  friendly staff and a first class theatre right on your doorstep.

What more could you ask for ??

Continues to 12 June 2022             Greystones Players:  The Memory of Water

Ticketsolve – whale                       Darkly comedic rollercoaster of a play.

                                                Dealing with grief,  memory and familial relationships.

18 June 2022                               “Nursey” by Aoife Martyn

Ticketsolve – whale                       “Nursey” is highly physical and comedic.

                                                One woman show set in a 1970s Dublin hospital.

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

                                                The Greystones Guide | Like A Little Bedpan Humour…?

25 June 2022                               Gemma Hayes|

Ticketsolve – whale                       Much loved Irish singer songwriter.

26 June 2022                               Music Together Band

Ticketsolve – whale                       Band will play instruments chosen for each musician.

                                                Guest artists Alison O’Donnell + Dom McDonald also feature.

30 June 2022                               Fierce Awkward

Ticketsolve – whale                       A coffee van comedy.

                                                This short play has been described as “an absolute joy” !!

2 July 2022                                 An Evening with Mundy

Ticketsolve – whale                       Irish singer songwriter with an impressive cv.

3 July 2022                                 Gearóid Farrelly: Glamour aHammer|A preview.

Ticketsolve – whale                       Gearóid previews his new show ahead of his Autumn Tour !!

                                                “Intelligent,  reflective comedy”.

                                                “Gearóid Farrelly is bloody hilarious.”

7 July 2022                                 Eleanor Tiernan: Away with the Fairies|A preview.

Ticketsolve – whale                       A bonkers hour of stand up, story and song.

8 July 2022                                 Greystones Film Club|An Cailín Ciún

Ticketsolve – whale                       One of the best reviewed Irish films.

                                                A quiet wonder and truly remarkable.

9 July 2022                                 Cathy Davey

Ticketsolve – whale                       Cathy Davey playing live.

                                                With Darren Dempsey on guitar and Steve Kiernan on drums.     

Coming up !!

Jason Byrne – Paddy Lama,  Jason Byrne LIVE,  Luka Bloom.

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 ??

Summer is coming,  you deserve a treat.

Hot Spot Music Club|The Dublin Trio|12 June 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Three legendary Dublin musicians come together for a musical soiree.

Originals,  trad Irish,  trad English,  bluegrass and Breton.

Kevin Conneff,  bodhrán and vocalist.

Joe McKenna,  pipes.

Tony Byrne,  guitarist.

Martyn Travis,  singer, songwriter and fisherman is support.

What a wonderful way to spend a Sunday afternoon !!

Doors open 4 pm.

Show starts 5 pm.

Tickets €12/€15

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Freddie White|17 June 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Freddie White has long been synonymous with music of the highest quality.

He has been part of the live music scene in Ireland since the 1970s.

Doors open 8 pm.

Show starts 9 pm.

Tickets €20/€24

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Singer Songwriter Session – Liminality|Marie Keane|19 June 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Liminality are two singer/songwriter sisters,  Rebecca and Abigail.

They went to France at ages 6 and 4 and then studied for their music degrees.

The are now back in Ireland as a touring duo.

Marie Keane is a Wicklow based singer/songwriter.

She has performed in many blues,  soul and jazz ensembles.

Doors open 3:30 pm.

Show starts 4:00 pm.

Admission free.

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Set Adrift Dance Club|24 June 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.

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Hot Spot Music Club|Good Vibes Reggae Night with Bajjna|26 June 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bajjna are one of Ireland’s fastest growing Reggae bands.

They have performed widely in festivals and concerts across Ireland and the UK.

They will be celebrating the launch of their newest album,  “One Humankind”.

Doors open 8:00 pm.

Show starts 9:00 pm.

Tickets,  €15.

Please note there is limited seating at this event.

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Greystones Jazz Jam|26 June 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Come along to listen or play !!

All jazz instrumentalists and singers welcome.

Great opportunity to play with other jazz musicians.

Or to just come along and watch.

Please arrive early to sign in and ensure you get a chance to play.

To take part,  you need to be able to play at least one tune.

And then improvise over it.

Jazz standards like those from the Real Book series,  iRealPro app.

Piano,  drum kit,  mics and amps are in the venue.

However,  musicians are advised to bring their own amps and music stands.

This is a regular jazz session to develop and bring the jazz community together.

Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

4:00 p.m.

Admission free.  Suggested donation €5.

Providing a staged performance space for jazz musicians and singers.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

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