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Conor Woods awarded Volunteer in Sport 2020

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Greystones Lawn Tennis Club is very proud to announce that Conor Woods, a lifetime member of our club has won the Co Wicklow Volunteer in Sport Award for 2020. Co Wicklow .

Conor is known for his passion for all things tennis and incredible enthusiasm. He has coached players at all levels and instilled in children and adults alike a love for tennis.

Conor has worked tirelessly for the club over many years in a voluntary capacity. He has been volunteer Club Manager for the past 3 years and he was nominated in 2020 for his exceptional work and dedication to the club and our community for:

  • Ensuring the club was compliant with Covid Guidelines enabling our members to play tennis in a safe way
  • Managing the installation of 6 new tennis courts which has enhanced our playing facilities
  • Preparing our clubhouse for use as temporary school accommodation for Greystones Community College

Ailish Byrne, Chair of Greystones Lawn Tennis Club said – “We are honoured that Conor has been chosen as Wicklow’s Volunteer in Sport Award for 2020.  Conor is the heart and soul of tennis in Greystones. We are thrilled that his commitment and extraordinary volunteerism to our club has achieved national recognition from the Federation of Irish Sport.”

Richard Fahey, CEO of Tennis Ireland added – “Conor’s passion and energy for Greystones Lawn Tennis Club and indeed for Irish tennis knows no bounds. We at Tennis Ireland know at first hand the work Conor undertakes at the club. The award is thoroughly deserved and Tennis Ireland is delighted that it has been recognised.”

The Volunteers in Sport Awards are run by the Federation of Irish Sport and this is the first time they have been awarded since  2014. Conor will be representing the Club and Co Wicklow at the Volunteers in Sport Awards ceremony on Tuesday 12 January.  A virtual ceremony will be streamed through their Facebook page.  Federation Of Irish Sport on Vimeo

Greystones Studios

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Greystones Studios is located in Theatre Lane, the newly refurbished beating heart of Greystones, a vibrant seaside town in Co. Wicklow. Since its celebrated re-birth at the attentive hands of Ross McParland, Theatre Lane has become the cultural centre of Greystones, with the beautifully refurbished Whale Theatre and Greystones Studios nestled in the centre of this award-winning project. In addition to the bustling venue and lively studios, Theatre Lane is a hub for local businesses with boutique shops lining the colourful lane.

Perched on the first floor of the Theatre Lane property, Greystones Studios is accessible via stairs or lift and features a welcoming reception/waiting area, secure access and modern changing rooms/bathrooms. The bespoke aesthetic has been carefully crafted by interior designer Sharon Ryle, and the elegant passageways feature a range of beautiful bespoke artwork.

 

Greystones Rugby Club

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Greystones RFC was formed in 1937 after a meeting in the Carnegie Library in Greystones attended by twenty mainly schoolboys intent on founding a club to represent the town. The application to the Leinster Branch to form a club was accepted and Greystones were allowed to play as a Metropolitan Club. Success on the field first arrived in 1944 when the club won the Met. League.The club would repeat the Met Cup success in 1996.

Continuous investment in the clubhouse and its playing facilities sees the club as one of the best maintained in the country, with a first class senior pitch, stand and terraces, a players gym, dressing and club rooms, bar, function room and club shop, with our pre-match luncheons considered to be the best in the country.

Above all else Greystones Rugby Club is rooted in the local Community providing the opportunity to play rugby to players of all ages, gender and ability.

Phone: 01 287 4640

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Greystones Tennis Club

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Greystones L.T.C. places a big emphasis on both the social and competitive aspect of Tennis with a full calendar of Social, Club and inter club tournaments throughout the year, no matter what level of tennis you play.

Facilities inside include function rooms on two floors, a commercial grade kitchen, conference meeting room facilities with full bar and lounge areas for function and social use, Junior room, shower and changing rooms.

Phone: (01) 287 6505

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Bergin Equine

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“Nestled in the heart of the Garden of Ireland down a quiet country track is Bergin Equine at Brambly Hedge Farm. This equestrian centre provides quality equine services to Greystones area including; Lessons, Pony Camps, Livery, Horse Training and Competition Training. Catering for all ages and levels!
We provide equine services with our team of experienced professionals who are some of the most qualified in the country. Whatever your equestrian goals we can help.”
Email: info@BerginEquine.com
Phone: 01 285 8718

Greystones Golf Club

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Founded in 1895, Greystones Golf Club is situated in one of Ireland’s most scenic locations.  In the heart of the stunning Burnaby Estate and surrounded by the fabled Wicklow Mountains, it has panoramic views of picturesque Dublin Bay.

The Greystones Golf Club has been significantly developed in recent years and now boasts a golf, clubhouse and hospitality culture that ensures all members, guests and private clients receive a first class experience. The conditioning of the golf course is now world class, with greens reputed to be the finest and fastest in the country. To further enhance the Greystones’ experience and to adapt to modern times, the club in 1998 embarked on upgrading the course, thus ensuring it remained one of the finest inland courses in the world. Renowned course designer Ron Kirby was responsible for the upgrade.

Phone: 01 2874136

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Eire Og

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The current club name incorporates the mother club Greystones and a local club run by and catering for underage players. The Eire Og club, formed in 1977 was in existence for 7 years. The two clubs amalgamated in 1984 to set in motion a collective will to progress Gaelic games in the locality.

Eire Og Greystones is a progressive, non-denominational, non-political and non-racial Sports Club club with approximately 800 members and around 20 different teams competing in Hurling, Camogie, Gaelic Football and Ladies Football in Wicklow League and Championship competitions.

The club recently completed a major clubhouse extension to cater for its growing membership. This includes four dressing rooms, a sports hall/function room, kitchen, meeting room and ancillary facilities.

Phone: 086 3544954

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Greystones United Athletic Football Club

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Two great clubs in Greystones with a rich history in the locality joined forces to become Greystones United Athletic Football. Boasting fantastic facilities including UEFA approved 4G all weather pitch along with some of the best playing surfaces on grass in the leagues it is obvious to see why it facilitates numerous teams in each of the age sectors from Academy right up to the over 35’s.

 

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Greystones Athletic Club

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Greystones Athletic Club is centred at the heart of the community and caters for all athletes young and old, beginners to internationals. Whether you just want to stay fit or compete at the highest level we are able to help. We have a large number of experienced, qualified and enthusiastic coaches who instruct a number of training groups including; Little Athletics, Fit4life, Road Running and specialist coaching groups for endurance, sprints, hurdles, throws and jumps. The club currently competes in a number of competitions from County to International level and we’re sure we have something for you

Phone 086 863 5797

 

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Greystones Golf Range

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Greystones Driving Range is a 25 Bay driving range owned by Wicklow County Council. Mack Trading secured the lease for the facility in 2006 and invested over 250,000 euros in developing and upgrading the range. The range is currently achieving 75,000 balls per week with positive growth for ball sales and advertising potential predicted for the future.

Uniquely in Dublin the range is operated as an “Open Shop” for all Golf Professionals and the range is affiliated to “The First Tee” junior golf programme.

Services and Facilities include:

  • Managing all golfing activities (Bays and Tuition)
  • Customer Service
  • Golf Shop, Cafe/Snack Shop
  • Promotion & Marketing services
  • Maintenance, Ball collection and washing & Greens keeping
  • Security & Ranger Services
  • Administration & Financial back-up services

01 287 2335

 

 

 

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