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Greystones Lawn Tennis Club
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Fun for all the family on Saturday 21 October!
Club Championships - the best senior tournament of the year - singles doubles and mixed - become a Champion - all levels catered for - Championships (Class 1 - 4), Champion Grade A (Class 5 - 7) and Champion Grade B (non league and beginner). Open to seniors and league playing juniors over 14.
Club Championships 2017 FINALS - Who will get their names on this year's trophies? Watch the contenders battle it out to be the singles, doubles and mixed Champions - Classes 1 - 4, Classes 5 - 7 and non league/beginners. Enjoy a fabulous buffet afterwards (only 5 euros). A great night out!
Greystones United AFC Soccer Club
Well done to our girls in the U14FAI National Cup who were 3-0 winners against Leixlip today. The girls, featuring a number of U13's in their squad, put on a strong performance throughout and created plenty of chances. Leixlip played very compact and made our girls work very hard despite going behind to a n early Jayne Merrin top corner blast after great work from Caoimhe Swan. The post and bar kept us from more goals before Jayne added number 2 in the second half after great link play with Emily Gaines. The post denied us again before Sarah Webb reacted quickest to stab home a third and put the game beyond doubt. Well done girls.
Our U17M1 side made it 2 out of 2 today by winning their cup final at the AUL. Congratulations lads!
Well done to our U11DB team who have won their DDSL cup with a 5-1 victory over Terenure this morning. Well done guys - brilliant news!
We'd a mixed bag of results on Saturday but win, lose or draw our teams were competitive, reflected in the set of close results. U12M1 had an excellent 3-2 win away to St Josephs, as did our U13M team on their travels to Cherry Orchard. Dylan Maher and Joe Neilan were on target. It was a more frustrating day for the U14's - the major team losing 2-0 at Leixlip and the B team going down 2-1 despite dominating the second half against an under strength Knocklyon. Maks Sluscarzyk's terrific header from Quintin Lawlor-Maher's sublime cross a mere consolation as we missed a string of chances against our hard working visitors. A year above, the U15P side lost at Tolka Rovers with goals from Josh Sprouk and Cian Hynes not quite enough in 5 goal thriller but the B team managed an excellent 2-0 win just up the road in Clontarf. Goals from Fionn Brauner and James Connolly secured the points.
Greystones Sailing Club
Sailing to the max!
Taste of India Evening at GSC Sat Sept 30th 19.30pm – Late Food tasting and a free glass of wine Cost €27.50 per head Booking essential – Places limited to 50 Book Here Now: https://pay.easypaymentsplus.com/feepay1.aspx?id=909
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Greystones School of Taekwon-Do
Sorry everyone for the typo, the test day is this Sunday September 24th.
Dear Taekwon-Do Students Parents and Guardians. Test Day: Sunday September 24th. Estimated times for Sunday's Test are below, we stagger the times to try to minimise waiting time. Please arrive before your test time to register. Testing for Yellow Stripe 1:30 Testing for Green stripe 1:30 Testing for Blue stripe 2:30 Testing for Red stripe 3.00 Testing for Black stripe 3:30 Testing for Yellow Belt 3:30 Those testing for Kup promotions should arrive at 4.00pm. If this is your first Kup test then we will need a passport photo of you for your test form. All students who wish to test on the 24th should have the prior approval of either Master Wheatley or Mr McMullen. We wish good luck to everyone who will be testing. Master Wheatley.
Dear Taekwon-Do Students Parents and Guardians. Test Day: Sunday December 24th. Estimated times for Sunday's Test are below, we stagger the times to try to minimise waiting time. Please arrive before your test time to register. Testing for Yellow Stripe 1:30 Testing for Green stripe 1:30 Testing for Blue stripe 2:30 Testing for Red stripe 3.00 Testing for Black stripe 3:30 Testing for Yellow Belt 3:30 Those testing for Kup promotions should arrive at 4.00pm. If this is your first Kup test then we will need a passport photo of you for your test form. All students who wish to test on the 24th should have the prior approval of either Master Wheatley or Mr McMullen. We wish good luck to everyone who will be testing. Master Wheatley.
Dear Parents and Guardians. Reminder about our stripey test next Sunday September 24th: Start time 1:30. Deadline for assignment sheets Saturday 23th. Detailed arrival times to be announced soon.
Greystones Municipal District - Wicklow County Council
Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events Week ending 24 September 2017 Forthcoming Greystones events outlined below. Please mark your diaries and calendars for those that interest you !! Keep in touch with what is going on. News & information items and updates on forthcoming events. Straight to your Inbox each week. Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher, 2875327/087 2845465, kk@KathleenKelleher.com. Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page. Details below of wide variety free local events !! CANCER WEEK IRELAND: 25 SEPTEMBER TO 1 OCTOBER 2017 Get Cancer Week Ireland off to a good start on 25 September 2017 !! Support Coolagad Bridge Club Charity Night in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support. Details below. GREYSTONES CANCER SUPPORT SUPER DRAW LAUNCH THIS THURSDAY Tesco Greystones; 10:30 a.m. Fabulous Annual Super Draw starts this week. Wonderful prizes on offer, you can’t win if you’re not in !! Tickets on sale at Tesco Greystones, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, 28, 29 30 September. Local shops and other supermarkets during October. Greystones Cancer Support, Monday to Friday, 9 am to 1 pm. €1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly Presentation Case of Grand Cru de Saint-Emilion Chateau Fombrauge from Paul Hayden Unique Celtic Mosaic Wooden Display Platter from Paul Keogh of Artisan Studio Season Park Farm Allotment Voucher Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two Fourball from Delgany Golf Club Beautiful set of The Grey Stones photos from Chestnutt Photography Super Draw itself takes place on Saturday, 4 November, 2017 in Whale Theatre. Gala Charity Benefit Night featuring Lady of Music, Rebecca Storm. Actor and Performer, Maclean Burke, aka Damien in Fair City, will be Fear a Tí. Benefit Night tickets and full info www.WhaleTheatre.ie DRAFT WICKLOW HERITAGE PLAN 2017-2022 AVAILABLE FOR INSPECTION Plan sets our five year strategy and action plan. Plan is for conservation and management of Wicklow’s natural, built and cultural heritage. All welcome and written submission are invited until 29 September to WCC. ACTIVE AGING CLASSES CONTINUE EACH WEDNESDAY SHORELINE LEISURE These are great classes, enjoyable and very helpful, professionally facilitated. POP UP GARDA STATION AT CHARLESLAND COMMUNITY CENTRE Come along and meet your Community Guard and have your forms stamped. Garda Stamp/Forms/Passport Forms. You can get your paperwork done right on your doorstep !! Saturday 23 September 1 pm to 4 pm Sunday 24 September 1 pm to 4 pm Monday 25 September 6 pm to 9 pm WHALE THEATRE ANNOUNCES ITS SEPTEMBER PROGRAMME Newly refurbished Whale Theatre on Theatre Lane schedules fantastic programme. Come along and enjoy first class entertainment and facilities on your doorstep. Choose between fantastic September shows, details listed below in the full Calendar. 23 September An Evening with Lisa Lambe, Fiachna Ó Braonáin, Peter O’Toole 27 September The Man in the Woman’s Shoes with Mikel Murfi 30 September Risqué Business: Moulin Rouge comes to Greystones cheeks More to exciting events to follow !! Details and booking from www.WhaleTheatre.ie. iPAD CLASSES OPEN TO ALL IN GREYSTONES LIBRARY Commencing Monday, 2 October, 2017, Weeklong course, two hour morning or afternoon classes available. iPads will be provided and there is no charge for the course. Classes are small, booking essential at 2873548. Topics covered include: internet safety voice and video calls social media apps online shopping FÁILTE ISTEACH: FREE CONVERSATIONAL ENGLISH CLASSES Local people volunteer their time to teach practical conversational English. To people from other countries who live and work in their communities. Improving their English helps students to participate more fully in society. Take part in further education and gain employment. Details from Lorna Lafferty, Bray Area Partnership, 2868266. IRELAND’S BEST YOUNG ENTREPRENEUR 2018 Search is now on to find Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE). Three categories: Best Business Idea Best Start Up Business (under 18 months). Best Established Business (over 18 months). Every entrant will be invited to attend Entrepreneur Bootcamp in October. They will be given tips and advice on how to develop their business or venture. Wicklow County final winners will receive investments to help them, Prize Fund is €50,000. These winners will progress to Regional Finals early next year. National IBYE to be held in March 2018. Young entrepreneurs between 18 and 35 can visit www.ibye.ie and enter online. Closing date is Friday, 29 September, 2017. Details from Local Enterprise Office Wicklow, 0404 30800. WHIST EVERY WEDNESDAY EVENING ST. KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE 8 PM. GREYSTONES ACTIVE RETIRMENT ASSOCIATION KILIAN HOUSE FAMILY CENTRE www.greystonesara.com. Outings + Meetings Membership Payments and Bookings for all events: Tuesdays, Kilian House Family Centre, 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 22 September 2017 Greystones Lawn Bowling Club Coffee Morning in Aid of Wicklow Hospice Foundation Clubhouse, Burnaby Park; 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. All welcome to come along to support this very worthy cause. Wonderful refreshments and a warm welcome !! 22 September 2017 Culture Night Morning Storytime with Carmel Uí Cheallaigh Greystones Library; 11:00 a.m. Carmel will read her stories for 4-7 year olds in Irish and English. A Night at the Whale Theatre Greystones Whale Theatre; 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Concorde Chamber Choir Contemporary Dance Showcase Classical Ballet Showcase No advance booking is needed. Full details on www.WhaleTheatre.ie. Greystones Orchestra Ensemble Greystones Library, Mill Road; 5:45 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Greystones Orchestra has been making music together here for 26 years. A group of orchestra players will charm you with much loved repertoire. Classical to popular, suitable for all the family. Details from 2873548. Samba Drumming Workshop Shoreline Leisure Centre, Mill Road; 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Led by a Music Together facilitator. Participants will be provided with instruments like Brazilian drums. Tambourines, shakers, hand percussion, djembes, bongos and congas. Session will include warm ups and guidance followed by improvisation. Concluding with a short performance piece. Children should be accompanied by an adult. Booking advised at Music Together Ireland Facebook or 085 8046110. Boat Yard Exhibition The Boat Yard Gallery, Greystones Harbour Marina; 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Enjoy an extended exhibition of work. Local artists, designers, jewellery makers and photographers. Guests will also have the change to watch resident silversmith Jason MacGabhann. He will give a live demonstration of how he makes his beautiful work. Booking not required. The Life and Works of William Trevor Greystones Library, Mill Road; 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Talk by Dolores MacKenna, Trevor’s biographer, on his works. William Trevor was a great novelist and story writer. Details from 2873548. Hot Spot Music Club: Declan Sinnott accompanied by Vickie Keating Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina. Declan Sinnott is a founding member of Horslips and Moving Hearts. He is a world renowned Irish guitarist, producer, songwriter and folk legend. He has worked as guitarist and producer for Christy Moore for over 30 years. And he guided Mary Black for over 13 years. Declan enjoys writing and has released his first solo album: I love the noise it makes. Doors open 8:00 p.m. Tickets: €16. Earlybird Tickets, subject to availability, from: The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours. By phone, 087 2917519, credit card. Via Pay Pal: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full details from www.thehotspot.ie. www.thehotspot.ie. 23 September 2017 Whale Theatre An Evening with Lisa Lambe, Fiachna Ó Braonáin and Peter O’Toole Whale Theatre, Theatre Lane, Greystones; 8:00 p.m.; Doors 7:00 p.m. Tickets €28/€25. Purchase tickets from www.WhaleTheatre.ie. “The finest singer and actress of her generation on whom a whole new foundation of theatre can be built.” Fintan O’Toole, Irish Times. 24 September 2017 Hot Spot Music Club: Eric Taylor: Texan Troubadour Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina. Eric Taylor is a master storyteller. And one of the finest southern songwriters for last four decades. He has influenced Nanci Griffith, Lyle Lovett and Steve Earle. Taylor tours throughout North America and Europe. He is a mesmerizing performer whose shows will leave you wanting more. Doors open 5:00 p.m. Tickets: €12/€14. Earlybird Tickets, subject to availability, from: The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours. By phone, 087 2917519, credit card. Via Pay Pal: email@example.com. Full details from www.thehotspot.ie. www.thehotspot.ie. 25 Sepember 2017 Coolagad Bridge Club Charity Night in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support Greystones Bridge Centre, Victoria Road; 7:30 p.m. Wonderful enjoyable evening of bridge with superb local club. Admission is €10 to include free raffle and excellent supper. Get Cancer Week Ireland off to a good start !! All welcome to come along for a great evening in aid of a good cause !! 26 September 2017 Greystones Nominated for Enterprise Town Award Presentation Whale Theatre, Theatre Lane; 9:00 a.m. Judging panel will visit Greystones today, 26 September 2017. To do list for Businesses: Be ready and open for business from 10:00 a.m. Make sure your shop front looks amazing !! Tell your business neighbour. Attend Presentation at Whale Theatre, 9 am. All Greystones People: Please pick up any litter from Church Road, which is our main street. Attend Presentation at Whale Theatre, 9 am. Help showcase our spirit of enterprise in our town !! Prize Fund is over €110,000. Winners announced in November. Assisted by Greystones 2020; www.Greystones2020.com. Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting Council Chamber, Mill Road; 7:30 p.m. On the Agenda: Presentation on second phase of Farrankelly housing development. Update on Greystones Harbour Marina Discuss arrangements for Christmas Lights. Update on provision for public toilets at Greystones Harbour Marina. Finalise allocation of 2017 discretionary funding. Report from GMD Engineer Notices of Motion: Train doors opening on diesel trains at short platform stations. Camper van parking. Discussion on plans for land in centre of Kilcoole. Shelter for Kilcoole Train Station. 27 September 2017 Holy Rosary Soup & Sandwiches Kilian House Family Centre; 12:15 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. Meet your friends for delicious home-made soup and sandwiches. Followed by tea/coffee and cake. Suggested donation, €5.00. All proceeds go to local charities. Everyone is most welcome for good food and a friendly chat. Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening La Touche Place; 8:00 p.m. This meeting is for men who have or who have had cancer and for those men who have family or friends who have had cancer. Details from 2871601, Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com. Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance, encouragement and support to cancer patients, their families and their friends. Can we help you or someone you know ?? Whale Theatre The Man in the Woman’s shoes: Mikel Murfi Whale Theatre, Theatre Lane, Greystones; 8:00 p.m.; Doors 7:00 p.m. Tickets €18/€15. Students €9. Purchase tickets from www.WhaleTheatre.ie. “The Man in the Woman’s Shoes” follows Pat Farnon as he walks to town and back again. This is a beautifully observed piece, utterly simple and widely praised. 28 September 2017 Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw Launch Tesco Greystones; 10:30 a.m. Fabulous range of prizes with Draw on Gala Benefit Night on 4 November. First prize is €1,000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree. 29 September 2017 Hot Spot Music Club: Mike Brookfield Acoustic Blues Band Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina. Mike Brookfield hones his craft playing musical shows in London in 1990s. He moved to Ireland and was Music Co-Ordinator for RTE. He decided to make his own music. And is now releasing his second album: Brookfield. Untreated, unregulated and unvarnished. Sound of an artist at the peak of his powers. Doors open 8:00 p.m. Tickets: €8/€10. Earlybird Tickets, subject to availability, from: The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours. By phone, 087 2917519, credit card. Via Pay Pal: firstname.lastname@example.org. Full details from www.thehotspot.ie. www.thehotspot.ie. 29/30 September 2017 La Touche Legacy Seminar & 4th Festival of History Creating a New State Greystones Golf Club Friday 4:00 p.m. Opening and Exhibition 4:15 p.m. Manufacturing Consensus Polite Society, Policy and the Irish Convention Dr. Conor Mulvagh, UCD 4:45 p.m. Making a Reality of Independence The First Free State Governments Professor Maurice Manning, UCD 5:15 p.m. The Quiet Corner Back Protestant Engagement with the GAA Dr. Ida Milne, NUI Maynooth Saturday 10:00 a.m. Cumann na nGaedheal and the Legacy of Revolution Dr. Mel Farrell, NUI Maynooth 11:00 a.m. Macardle, Historian of the Irish Revolution Dr. Leeann Lane, DCU 11:45 a.m. Glendalough: An Age Old Attraction Jim Brennan Memorial Lecture Ms. Joan Kavanagh 8:00 p.m. Seminar Dinner Dr. Martin Mansergh, Guest Speaker 30 September 2017 Whale Theatre Risqué Business Whale Theatre, Theatre Lane, Greystones; 8:00 p.m.; Doors 7:00 p.m. Tickets €20/€17. Purchase tickets from www.WhaleTheatre.ie. Think Rocky Horror: The Cabaret. Exotic dancers, sultry singers and freak show vets. They all bring a little Moulin Rouge to to Greystones’ cheeks.
More Wicklow Young Entrepreneurs Wanted “Participating in Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur Competition is an fantastic experience which will benefit your business”, says previous winner from Wicklow More young entrepreneurs from Wicklow are wanted for Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur (IBYE) competition. Sheelagh Daly from Local Enterprise Office Wicklow is calling on more young entrepreneurs with start-up ideas or existing businesses to enter this year’s IBYE competition before the September 29th deadline. She said: “If you’re aged between 18 and 35, or know someone who is, we’re looking for more young entrepreneurs to enter this year’s IBYE competition to represent the county. We have free training for all applicants, a €50,000 investment fund be shared by up to six local winners and lots of places to be won on Business Bootcamps later this year.” Last year’s winners included Ken and Janet Carey, Discount Supplement of Kilcoole, Shane Bonner of Newmarket Kitchens Bray and Cathal O ‘Sullivan of Game X in Greystones. Speaking about his IBYE experience, Shane Bonner from Newmarket Kitchen said: “The IBYE competition is an excellent opportunity to network and link with other young entrepreneurs and to learn from them and with them” All Applicants will be invited to a Free Enterprise Training day on 28th October and of those who enter IBYE in Wicklow 15 finalists will be invited to participate in an intensive Business Bootcamp/ on 10th and 11th November to help them further develop their business ideas and management skills. Now in its fourth year, Ireland’s Best Young Entrepreneur is run by the 31 LEOs across the country and is supported by the Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation and Enterprise Ireland. An Tánaiste and Minister for Business, Enterprise and Innovation, Frances Fitzgerald T.D said: “I would encourage all young entrepreneurs, between the ages of 18 and 35, to talk to their LEO about the IBYE programme and the valuable supports available throughout the various stages of the competition.” The three competition categories are ‘Best Business Idea’, ‘Best Start-Up Business’ and ‘Best Established Business’. Further details are available at and the deadline to enter online is September 29th 2017.
Wicklow County Council wishes to advise motorists that planned paving works on the N11, between junction 7 (Bray South) and junction 11 (Kilpeddar), will result in night time diversions for north bound and south bound traffic in turn from the N11 onto the Farrankelly Road, the R761 from Farrankelly to Bray and the Bray Southern Cross Road. The diversions will commence for north bound traffic on Sunday the 10th September and be completed for south bound traffic by 11th October. Diversions will be in place between 22.00 and 06.00 Traffic accessing Bray from the south may incur delays during these times.
Wicklow County Council will be carrying out Road Works on St. Vincent’s Road, Greystones and Hillside Road, Greystones. These works will commence on Thursday, 14th September, 2017 and are expected to last for approximately 6 weeks. Drivers are advised to use alternative routes where available. Wicklow County Council apologises for any inconvenience that may be caused
City of Armagh 30 - 26 Greystones In a pulsating opening encounter in this years Ulster Bank league Greystones went down 30 -26 to fellow promotion rivals from last season Armagh. Conceding two tries in the first ten minutes and allowing Armagh build up a 17 point lead was always going to leave a hill to climb but led by Andrew Kealy we fought our way back in to the game to lead with ten minutes to play only to lose out at the death to a penalty try. Jack Keating started the fight back with a brilliantly taken try after Kealy split the home defence with a great break through the middle. This was added to two Kealy penalties either side of the try to leave the score 23 - 13 at the break. Second half dominance brought another converted try scored by Robin O'Sullivan and a penalty by Killian Marmion to push Stones into a three point lead but we were struggling all afternoon against a dominant Armagh pack who punished us at the end with a penalty try conceded after a series of five meter scrums. Thanks to Armagh PRO Ken Redpath for the photos Next Saturday we face Galway Corinthians at home, kick off 2:30pm. Book your pre-match lunch now by calling the club on 2874640 and leaving a message for Justin.
As a life member of both Greystones and Rathdrum RFC an old annual fixture has been revived to honour Eric Archer. The new Eric Archer Trophy match will be played this Friday under lights with an 8:00pm kick off. Come along to enjoy the rugby and after match friendships.
It's PRO 14 Rugby time again and the BAR IS OPEN for both Leinster and Munster matches this evening and tomorrow! The Senior Men are also playing at home tomorrow with KO at 3 so we've a full day of rugby planned for you guys this Saturday! Don't forget the bar now has Wicked Wolf on tap and had Orchard Thieves and Hop House 13 in stock!
BAR IS OPEN!!! Come on down and cheer on LEINSTER this afternoon at 3:15! 💪🏼🏉💙
Sunday 11:30am Vinyasa Flow is suspended until Sunday, October 1st. All other weekend classes running as usual. Tuesday 7:30pm Vinyasa Flow with Olya starts next week.
New 11:30am Sunday class with Olya Byrne starts this weekend! All levels and drop-in welcome.
Liz Kavanagh has great experience helping teens use yoga to reduce stress and anxiety and be happy, healthy and well. Her next course at Greystones Yoga starts this Tuesday 5th at 4:30pm-5:30pm. Call Liz directly on the number below to book.