Greystones notes July 21


Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

[email protected]

Catch up with Greystones Municipal District on Facebook:



Registration now open.  Details below.



Specially for parents/guardians of children/teenagers and young people living at home whose behaviour may be causing distress or anxiety.


Later in the year,  small group courses will be provided:


Understanding Teenagers

            Raising Your Child’s Self Esteem


Full details from Collette Maher,  Parent/Child Relationship Mentor

2810099 or 086 3300577.



26 and 27 July, 2014.  Details below.



Continues until 22 August, 2014.


Monday to Friday

10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

€59.00 per week.  (€47.20 for bank holiday week.)

Ages 5 to 13 years of age.

Swimming,  football,  basketball,  badminton.

Tennis,  Uni-hockey,  rounders,  arts and crafts.

And lots more fun !!


Full details from 2878180 or



New choir for People with Parkinsons,  their family members and their friends.

Come together in a community of support,  positivity and fun.

Come along Monday evenings,  The Glebe National School,  Wicklow Town, 7 to 9.

Full details from or 2950060.



The wonderful art and photographic exhibition continues  !!

Come along to Greystones Harbour each Summer Sunday,  12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Lots of wonderful artwork to view and to buy.

Perfect for that special occasion present or special event.




27 July,  10 August,  31 August.


Lugnaquilla is the highest mountain outside of Kerry,  summit at 925 metres.

This challenging but accessible mountain is one of the best Wicklow Mountains walks.

Fully guided walks to the summit.

Wonderful walking opportunity.


€25.00 per person fully guided walks.

Pre-booking essential,  limited spaces.

Details and booking from 0404 20070 or




Capture what Summer in Wicklow means to you.


August competition now open.  Submit photograph by 27 August.

Send  your photo to [email protected].


Prizes will include overnight stay,  activities and attractions.

The photo with the most “likes” on Facebook will be the winner.

Please read full terms + conditions:



This year’s theme:  Family … generations exploring heritage together.


Families are encouraged,  young and old,  to get out and connect with the heritage that is ingrained in all of us.  For the older generation,  the week is an opportunity to share their experiences and knowledge of Ireland’s heritage with children and grandchildren,  in particular reflecting on the changes that have taken place over the years.


Details from and or


Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre


Outings + Meetings

Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.


Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.


Delgany Thursday Club                                                                 7 August

Outing to Lodge Park + Steam Museum Straffan

Coach leaves Delgany Church,  2:00 p.m.

Cost is €20.00.

Bookings with Noelene,  2876878.


Spanish Classes for Beginners                                                    4 September

12 place available.  Please put your name down early.


Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                                       27 Sept to 3 Oct

Cost is €699.00.

Booking deposit of €199.00 by 24 June, 2014.

Balance due 26 August, 2014.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.


St. Patrick’s Church Greystones Flower Festival

Celebrating 150 Years of Worship:  1864 to 2014

Preserving the past and presenting the future.

To God be the glory.


Friday and Saturday            10:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Sunday                                        1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.


Groups are most welcome !!  Please book.

Refreshments available throughout the day.

History,  Art & Photography Exhibitions.


Details from Parish Office,  2010648.

Free Car Parking.


20 July 2014

St. David’s Secondary School Car Boot Sale

Today and every second Sunday until the Autumn.

Seafront car park;  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Admission for cars,  €13;  vans/cars with trailors, €25;  payable at gate.

Gates open at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.


21 to 25 July

Greystones Studios School of Rock 2014

Greystones Studios,  Theatre Lane.


Junior Group             10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.

14 years + under


Senior Group            2:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

15 to 18 years.


School of Rock is open to all musicians and vocalists with at least one year experience.

Cost is €100.  Please register by 11 July, 2014.

Details from 085 2034821 or [email protected].


25 and 26 July, 2014

Kilcoole 1914 Gunrunning Centenary & Heritage Festival

Kilcoole Gunrunning took place 2 August, 1914.

Come share in the story and heritage of this dramatic,  daring and dangerous event.


Full and varied programme of activities !!

Lots to see … lots to learn … lots to share … lots to do !!

Something for all the family.  Don’t miss out.  See you there !!


Lectures                  Maps and Photographic Exhibition     Museum

Re-enactments         Parade                                       Ecumenical Service

Aer Corps Casa         RNLI Lifeboat Air Sea Rescue          Music

Genealogy               Food + Craft Market                     Heritage Demonstration

Pottery Workshop     Children’s Traditional Games            Vintage Cake Bake Off

Vintage Car Rally       Traditional Comhaltas Music            Afternoon Tea & Cake

Bray Concert Band    Kilcoole Rifles


Full details from 086 8329686 or


26 July 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.


29 July 2014

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.


30 July 2014

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 [email protected]

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

Can we help you or someone you know ??


7 August 2014

Delgany Thursday Club                                                                

Outing to Lodge Park + Steam Museum,  Straffan, Co.  Kildare

Coach leaves Delgany Church,  2:00 p.m.

Cost is €20.00.

Bookings with Noelene,  2876878.


10 August 2014

King of Greystones 2014 Charity Triathlon

Huge annual Greystones annual triathlon event.


Spectacular New Scenic Coastline Route

Swim   750 metres

Cycle   20 km

Run     5 km


First Timer ??

Why not “Try a Tri” or enter a team to share the load ??

Swim   200 metres

Cycle   20 km

Run     5 km


Volunteers are needed on the day to help make the event a success.

T shirt and refreshments provided.

Please email [email protected]  or Facebook,  if you can help.


Register for this popular event at

Entry fee is €60.  This year,  event is supporting Martin Codyre Fund,  Fighting Paralysis.


30 August 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.


Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


26, 27, 28 September 2014

La Touche Legacy Seminar Festival of History Weekend

in association with Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society

Charlesland Golf and Country Club Hotel


Main theme of the weekend will centre on Anniversary of World War I.


Featured speakers include:

Dr. Myles Dungan     with Great War Roadshow.

Turtle Bunbury         presenter of The Genealogy Roadshow on TV.

Dr. Ciaran Wallace     academic,  broadcaster,  TCD social historian.

John O’Keeffe          criminologist,  broadcaster, journalist,  TCD School of Psychology

Brendan Flynn          local Wicklow historian,  specialising in Military History


Also, Rosemary Raughter,  Cllr. Christopher Fox,  Deputy Anne Ferris and Lord Meath.


Weekend lecture tickets,  €30,  to include Seminar Dinner,  €50.

Available from Kay Coughlan,  2878448,  [email protected].


Local historical societies throughout Wicklow are invited to participate.

Invitation includes option to take a stand at the Seminar Centre.

Booking details with Kay Coughlan.


27 September 2014

St. Patrick’s Church Car Boot Sale

Church Grounds;  9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Cars, €12;  Vans and cars with trailers, €20.

Refreshments will be on sale.


27 September to 3 October 2014

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Autumn Holiday to Costa Brava Spain                          

Cost is €699.00.

Details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.


8 October 2014

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Fruit Show and Lecture

St. Patrick’s Worship and Recreation Centre,  Church Road.


Out of Fashion Shrubs with Desmond Carton,  Head Gardener,  Avoca Handweavers


Fruit Show,  7:00 p.m.;  Lecture,  8:00 p.m.

All welcome !!


21 November 2014

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair


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