Greystones notes week August 1st

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

August Bank Holiday Monday|1 August 2022

August Bank Holiday Monday this coming Monday,  1 August 2022.

Sending best wishes to everyone for a safe and happy Bank Holiday Weekend !!

Greystones Music Circle|3 August 2022

Greystones Library;  7 pm to 9 pm.

Come along to this wonderful evening !!

Listen to classical favourites.

Admission Free.  All welcome.

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Delgany Thursday Group Outing to The Casino,  Marino,  Dublin

Thursday,  4 August 2022.  Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany,  1:30 pm.

Cost of trip is €30 per person,  to include coach,  guided tour of Casino.

And tea/coffee scone in Clontarf Golf and Bowling Club.

Due to increased cost of coach transport,  trip cannot proceed without 20 participants.

If this number is not reached,  those who have pre-booked will be notified.

Booking details with

  • Peter   086 8307644
  • Violet  087 7560153
  • John   086 3566527

Movement for Good 2022 Grants

The Movement for Good Awards is an annual platform for giving.

It was set up by all the businesses that make up the Benefact Group.

The awards are their opportunity to make a tangible difference.

A tangible difference to the lives of the people and the communities they serve.

The awards support charities, not-for-profit organisations, and community interest projects.

Charities are invited to apply for grants under a wide variety of activites.

These include:

  • Education and skills.
  • Rural or community development.
  • Heritage.
  • Arts or Culture.
  • Climate or Environment.
  • Human Rights or Equality.

Full details from Movement for good – Apply for a larger grant of £10,000 or more

Closing date is 5 August 2022.

Greystones Municipal District People of the Year Awards 2022

Nominations are now being accepted for this year’s awards.

Awards are given in a variety of categories.

  • Sportsperson of the Year
  • Civic Award
  • Special Person of the Year
  • Cultural Person of the Year
  • Commercial Award
  • Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Details and application forms are available from Greystones Municipal District.

kcoughla@wicklowcoco.ie,  greystonesgmd@wicklowcoco.ie or 2876694.

Closing date for applications is 19 August 2022.

Awards will be presented at a special dinner in Greystones Golf Club.

Thursday,  29 September 2022 at 8 pm.

Tickets for the dinner at €35 and are available from Greystones Municipal District.

This is a wonderful opportunity to honour those in our community who have served us well.

Is there someone in your group or club or town that you feel deserves an award ??

Luisne Centre for Spirituality and Well Being Open Day

Saturday,  13 August 2022;  Egan Centre,  Bray;  10 am to 5 pm.

Visitors can visit the Meditation and Therapy Rooms and meet with Volunteers and Tutors.

A wide range of course,  therapy sessiions,  meditation and other therapies are available.

Complimentary sessions are being offered before the Open Day.

Full details and current offerings from www.luisne.ie

National Week Heritage Awards 2022

Nominations are invited for awards for digital projects and in-person events.

Awards are made for a wide variety of categories.

  • Natiional Hero Award.
  • Sustainable Heritage Award.
  • Biodiversity Award.
  • Wild Child Award.
  • Water Heritage Award.
  • Sustainable and Inclusive Event Award.

Nominatiions open on 13 August 2022 and close on 5 September 2022.

Nominations may be made at National Heritage Week Awards | National Heritage Week 13 – 21 August 2022

Champion Changemakers|Community Enterprise Association Ireland

Have you or your group an idea that would help combat social or environmentaal challenges ??

CEAI is seeking your ideas under three categories:

  • Environment and Climate Action
  • Economic Inequality
  • Human Wellbeing

Help given to develop your idea !!

Full details and registration from Champion Changemakers – communityenterprise.ie

Taste of Greystones Regatta at Greystones Sailing Club

Save the date !!

Taste of Greystones returns,  27 and 28 August 2022.

Details to follow.

32nd La Touche Legacy

7th Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society

Festival of History Weekend:  Ireland Through the 40s … and Before

Save the date !!   Friday and Saturday,  9 and 10 September 2022.

This fabulous weekend returns to Greystones after Covid.

Full details to follow.

Wicklow County Council|Help Scally Be A Good Dog !!

Wicklow County Council is raising awareness of dog fouling.

Dog owners everywhere they know they need to pick up after their dogs.

But dog fouling is still a serious problem.

Waste should always be bagged and removed for binning.

Your dog is your responsibility.

Help Scally to carry on the message.

Always pick it up !!

Hot Spot Music Club|Ajá: Tribute to music of Steely Dan|30 July 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Ajá recreates the sounds of one of rock’s most legendary and enigmatic bands.

Evening includes Dan classics.

Eight piece ensemble features former members of Pretzel Logic.

It also includes some of Dublin’s finest jazz,  rock and session musicians.

Their live set opens with the entire classic album, Ajá,  hence the name.

Doors open 8 pm.

Show starts 9 pm.

Tickets €18/€15

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Deirdre O’Kane|10 August 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Deirdre O’Kane is one of Ireland’s favourite comedians.

She comes to Greystones as part of her “Demented” tour.

Come along and enjoy a few laughs !!

Doors open 7:00 pm.

Show at 8:00 pm.

Tickets €20.

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

Hot Spot Music Club|Set Adrift Dance Club|12 August 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 !!

Special guest DJ,  David Kitt.

Doors open 7:00 pm.

Tickets €12.

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

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Hot Spot Music Club|Blues Jam Session|14 August 2022

Come along to listen or at the Blues Jam Session.

Hosted by the Urban Mojo Blues Band.

They will play some tunes and you can play some tunes or join in.

All blues instrumentalists and singers welcome.

Great opportunity to play with other blues musicians.

Or to just come along and watch.

Please arrive early to sign in,  talk to the band and ensure you get a chance to play.

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 blues jam session to develop and bring the blues community together.

Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

4:00 p.m.

Admission free,  suggested donation,  €5.00

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

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