Greystones notes April 18

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


Please feel free to forward Calendar to family and friends or add to your Facebook page.


Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.


Two great interview sessions this week !!


Tony Clarke,  famous international artist and international curator,  is with KK.

His exhibition on figures from 1916 Rising is on display in Greystones Library.

Exhibition will be available for viewing for the month of April.


Join Kathleen Kelleher as Tony describes his work as an artist.

And his emphasis on portraits of little known participants of 1916 Rising.

Fascinating stories of Tony’s work and 1916 people.


Also hear clips and chat from Wicklow Sings !!,  first Wicklow Choral Festival.

Great night with huge range of choirs participating.


Great local talk and chat coming up on this week.

Only on GCR About Greystones with Kathleen Kelleher.

Interesting and informative … you don’t want to miss any of it !!


www.Garden County

About Greystones on GCR with Kathleen Kelleher

Sundays,  10 am and 6 pm.

Tuesdays and Wednesdays,  8 pm.


Listen online using your smartphone,  tablet,  laptop or desktop.

Download Smartphone Radio app from app store to make listening even easier.


The best radio news and talk show in town !! 

Oh yes … and there’s music !!


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Keep up to date with photos and news items from Greystones during the week.




Details below.



Scheme is for local authority social housing tenants.

Scheme allows social housing tenants to purchase their dwelling from WCC.

Application forms and full details from 0404 20120 or

Or you can email to



Just what you’ve been waiting for !!

Today and each first and third Sunday of the month,  finishing 4 September, 2016.

Details below.



In support of the victims of the Brussels bombings.




VHI Women’s Mini Marathon will be held this year,  Bank Holiday Monday,  6 June, 2016.

Please come along and join with Greystones Cancer Support.

Walkers,  runners,  joggers !!


The Mini Marathon is one of two major fundraising events for GCS.

More than ever,  the group needs your help to continue its work.

Group is seeking 100 walkers or runners in this Centenary year.

One participant for each year of Irish independence !!


Details from 2871601 or


Don’t miss out.

Register now as registration will close when entry totals are reached.




Greystones Active Retirement:  Kilian House Family Centre


Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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


Places available Art/Keep Fit classes on Mondays.

Spanish Intermediate class.



Whist every Wednesday evening                                                           8:00 p.m.

Bingo on Tuesdays                                                                                        2:15 p.m.



Continues to 24 April 2016

The Threads That Bind Us Exhibition with Bray Crafters

Signal Arts Centre,  Albert Walk,  Bray.

          Monday to Friday     10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

          Saturday and Sunday 10:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


A showcase of feltmaking,  creative machine and hand embroidery,  wire work,  silversmithing,  fabric art,  weaving, crochet,  quilting,  pottery,  stained glass,  photography and painting.


Collaborative and solo works from local artists.

Come along to enjoy and to be inspired !!
19 April 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.


Irish German Association of Wicklow Visit by German Ambassador

Visit by HE Ambassador Matthias Hopfner,  Ambassador of Federal Republic of Germany.

Chamber of Bray Town Hall;  7:00 p.m.


Ambassador Hopfner will speak on: 

Developing the Relationship between Ireland and German for the future.


20 April 2016

Disability Action Together: Greystones Meeting

Greystones Family Resource Centre,  28 Burnaby Court,  behind Greystones Tennis Club.

7:00 p.m.


Group will discuss the Greystones Gold Star Awards pilot scheme currently being rolled out.

All are welcome.


DAG:T is a local group in Greystones working towards building an inclusive community.

They do this by increasing accessibility to all that Greystones has to offer.

All are most welcome to come along !!


22 April 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: Soulful Jazz ‘n Blues Double Bill

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Jazz and blues singer,  Valerie Coyne,  accompanied by pianist,  Carole Nelson.

And Bill Blackmore on trumpet.

An evening of classic jazz standards peppered with a hint of blues.


Soul diva,  Pia Dunne (trio) paying tribute to Etta James.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m. 

Tickets €12/€10.


Advance purchase discount tickets are available.

Vintage La Touche,  upstairs on Trafalgar Road,  beside car park,  for cash.

087 2917519 for credit card.;; 087 2917519.


24 April 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Harborside Sessions:  Folk,  Trad & Roots

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Musicians welcome.

Let us know if you’d like to join us ??


Doors open,  4:00 p.m. 

Admission free.;; 087 2917519.


27 April 2016

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


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


Can we help you or someone you know ??


29 April 2016

North Wicklow RNLI Fundraising Branch Greystones & Newtown

Yellow Welly Table Quiz

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club,  Mill Road;  8:00 p.m.


3 May 2016

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Great food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!


12 May 2016

La Touche Wines Italian Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.


Guest speaker to be announced.

La Touche Wines Dinner are always a popular and enjoyable evening out !!


17 May 2016

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


Please come along.

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.


1916 Public Collections Day at County Buildings Wicklow

Opportunity to add your family’s Easter Rising memorabilia to a county wide archive.

You can also have your story recorded for posterity.

Archive will be part of County Wicklow 1916 Exhibition.

Professional paper conservator will be present on the day.


Co-Ordinated jointly by Wicklow County Council Heritage Office,  Archives & Genealogy Service and Wicklow County Council Library Service.


Details from Deirdre Burns,  0404 20100 or Ciara O’Brien,  2866566.

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