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Emergency Services Day – June 30th

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This is going to be a fantastic day for Kids – Big and Old and all the emergency services will be in attendance.  The Garda Elite Helicopter and Coast Guard Helicopter will be there and the RSA will have a crash simulator will be there.In addition it is a great learning tool for the little ones to understand safety on land and sea whilst having fun.

Huge praise due to Maria Curtis – our community guard for been the main organiser

The Wayfarer International Championship 20th – 26th July 2019

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Greystones Harbour

The event will commence Saturday July 20th and run through to Friday July 26th 2019 (racing Mon-Fri).

The event will also incorporate both the Irish and the UK National Championships for thoes who are eligible, these events will run simultaeniously. Anyone resident in Ireland and a member of the UKWA Irish branch may participate in the Irish Nationals, all UKWA members may participate in the UK Nationals, there is no extra charge to participate in either or both National Championships, One entry fee covers all 3 or any events for which you are eligible. All entries travelling from overseas are eligible compete for the UKWA Hartley Boats Overseas Award.

Entry fee €200 – entry fee covers all 3 events.  Please make payment by purchasing tickets online via Eventbrite https://www.eventbrite.com/d/ireland–dublin/greystones/

Then complete the booking form once payment has been, Thank you ! If you are lucky enough to be under 25 on December 31st 2019 please enter your date of Birth on the entry form.   http://www.gsc.ie/wayferer-worlds-2019/

Speaking at the Clubs 2019 launch, the incoming Greystones Sailing Club Commodore, Daphne Hoolahan, said that “2019 is looking like a busy year.  Greystones Sailing Club is honoured to be hosting the Wayfarer World Championships in July and we expect over 100 boats with up to 250 guests from around the world to take part in this week-long event. Already we have entries from Denmark, Holland, France, UK, Cyprus, the USA, Canada and South Africa. It will showcase Greystones yet again, as a landmark sailing centre on the East Coast of Ireland.

 

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King of Greystones Triathlon – Sunday 28th July 2019

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South Beach.

This year’s King of Greystones Charity-based triathlon will take place on Sunday July 28th.  The inaugural King of Greystones Charity Triathlon Challenge took place in August 2002 and was set up by a team of friends who lived in the Wicklow area to encourage people to take part in a novel fundraising event.

Since then, the event itself and the popularity of triathlons have evolved enormously.  The King of Greystones Charity triathlon caters for people who would like to try a triathlon for the first time or for the seasoned athlete, while showcasing the beautiful scenery Greystones has to offer, it is now Ireland largest charity Triathlon Event.

For the 4th year running the King of Greystones Charity Triathlon will be raising funds for The Gavin Glynn Foundation (a local charity setup in memory of a young boy called Gavin who passed away from cancer at the age of 4.5 years old. The Gavin Glynn Foundation raises funds to help all families from all over Ireland who need to travel overseas for specialist cancer treatment).

To read more about the King of Greystones Charity Triathlon or to enter the event please click the below link.

Phone 087 935 9199

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Bray Air Display – Sat 27th & Sun 28th July

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Catch some of the best display teams and vintage aircraft in the world in Bray this July, as they showcase their incredible aerobatic skills on Saturday, July 27th & Sunday, July 28th, 2019. This is a fantastic free weekend for the whole family to enjoy! There are 2-days of action and entertainment in the air and on the ground.

The Bray Air Display is so much more than an air show! Why not enjoy the thrills and spills of the Seafront Funfair, dine alfresco at our Food Village, treat yourself and the family to a meal at one of the many restaurants throughout the town or simply bring your own picnic. You can even experience a breath-taking helicopter ride over Bray Head which all kick off from noon each day.

While the Bray Air Display is a free family weekend, our new Flight Deck package is for those looking for an extra special airshow experience this year! Book now here.

Why not take a look around our website and plan your visit to Ireland’s biggest air festival this summer. Our comprehensive FAQ section offers some great practical advice including information on our traffic management plan, road closures/restrictions, how to get to Bray, parking and shuttle bus arrangements to accessibility at the Bray Air Display.

We can’t wait to see you back in Bray this July for the 14th Annual Bray Air Display.

 

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La Touche Legacy Conference – 13th & 14th September

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The 31st La Touche Legacy Seminar and 6th Festival of History will take place over the 13th & 14th September in the very historic surroundings of Greystones Golf Club.  The Seminar will once again be running in conjunction with the Greystones Archaeological & Historic Society.  All are welcome.  Full programme details will be listed shortly.

Phone 2875678