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Greystones Tidy Towns Family Fun Day Monday 6th May

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One of the highlights of children’s events in Greystones.  The fun day runs from 11am to 5.30pm on Monday May 6th. It is a fundraiser for Tidy Towns.
Events for the children include 6x Bouncy Castles, 3 x bungee trampolines, land train, 2 x carousels, mini-golf, facepainting, BBQ, market stalls,
Gig-Rig(music stage) and lots more. there is no admission cost but parents buy tickets for rides. lots of fun for all ages.

Tidy Towns are looking for sponsors for the event.

087 207 9627

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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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