Greystones notes week April 25

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


Garden County Radio !!

About Greystones.


Three great exclusive to GCR About Greystones interview sessions this week !!


HE German Ambassador to Ireland,  Matthias Hopfner,  will be with us.

He spoke to Irish German Society of Co. Wicklow this week.

His speech focused on relations + between Germany and Ireland.

His Excellency speaks to KK about his time in Ireland + local visits.


Michelle Keane and Ann Clarke will be along from St. David’s Secondary School.

They have all the news about the St. David’s Car Boot Sales.

The car boot sales are back again for the 2016 season !!


Biddy Scott lets us know about Greystones Art Group Annual Exhibition.

Long running annual art exhibition is now better than ever.

And in a new venue …. SOBE,  South Beach Pavillion at Charlesland.

You can enjoy the fabulous paintings in wonderful surroundings.


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.





Commencing Sunday,  8 May, 2016.

Interested in trading on Sunday at The Boat Yard ??

Details from Jackie Spillane,  087



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.




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.


Monthly Get Together                                                       29 April

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.

Speaker:  John Stephenson,  Horticulturist


Monthly Walk to Kilmacurragh                                       6 May

Meet Kilian House Car Park;  10:30 a.m.


Day Trip to Mount Usher Gardens                                  11 May

Bus leaves Kilian House Car Park at 10:40 a.m.

Cost is €16.00,  including admission.


National Concert Hall:  Some Enchanted Evening    4 June

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society

Cost,  including bus,  €35.00.

Must be booked before the end of April.



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 !!



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.


26 April 2016

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Mill Road,  Greystones;  6:30 p.m.  Please note earlier time !!


The Agenda to include1:

          Discussion of proposed Eco Park at Prettybush Delgany.

          Discussion on Greystones Harbour

                   Representatives from Arup in relation to erosion at harbour.

                   Progress report on harbour development

                   Removal of hoarding from harbour

          Fix date for Annual Meeting

          Discretionary funding for 2016 Schedule of Greystones MD works

          Greystones MD/Wicklow Times People of the Year Awards 2016

          Report from Greystones MD engineer


Greystones Cancer Support Living with Lymphoedema Evening

Greystones Cancer Support Centre,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m.


Public Information Evening with Talk and Discussion.

Featuring Tania King,  Lymphoedema Specialist.

Managing Lymphoedema with Opportunity for Personal Queries


Lymphoedema is a swelling caused by a damaged lymphatic system.

The lymphatic system is part of our circulatory system.

It is a vital part of our immune system.

The lymphatic system can become damaged in many ways.

Sometimes,  it can become damaged following cancer treatment.


Lymphoedema can be controlled well with early treatment.

You can manage lymphoedema.

All welcome to come along to this very important evening.


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 Art Group 51st Annual Exhibition Opening

SOBE,  South Beach Pavilion at Charlesland;  8:00 p.m.


Exhibition will run daily from 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.

Finishing Sunday,  1 May,  5:00 p.m.


Greystones Art Group has an extensive membership from all over North Wicklow.

Magnificent variety of art works will be on view in this magnificent new venue.

Proceeds in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.


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

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Get Together                                  

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.

Speaker:  John Stephenson,  Horticulturist


Hot Spot Music Club: Ben Prevo Band

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Expatriate New Yorker,  Ben Prevo, is one of Ireland’s best kept secrets !!

The genre bending guitarist,  vocalist and composer brings honesty,  integrity & simplicity.

His repertoire of songs and instrumentals is varied + includes both original and covers.

Ben has been playing for over 30 years,  including with many famous + talented artists.


Doors open,  9:00 p.m. 

Tickets €10/€8.


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.



North Wicklow RNLI Fundraising Branch Greystones & Newtown

Yellow Welly Table Quiz

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


Great evening of fun and frolic for all.

Proceeds will aid RNLI,  saving lives at sea.


Friends of Merlin Gardeners Question Time

Kilcoole Community Centre;  8 :00 p.m.


You can ask a panel of gardening experts your questions !!

Des White      Trees and shrubs

Anne O’Leary Fruit and Vegetables

Tim Wallis      Landscaping


The evening will be followed by home baked cake sale,  plant sale & raffle.

Tickets €10,  to include refreshments,  will be available at the door.


In aid of Dogs Trust and hosted by Friends of Merlin.

Merlin was a rescue dog who was well known in Wicklow through his educational visits.

Teaching animal welfare and the life of a rescue dog.


1 May 2016


Just what you’ve been waiting for !!

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


9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

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

Cars, €13;  vans and trailers, €25.


Hot Spot Music Club: Robert Sarazin Blake:  Singer/Storyteller USA

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


In 1997,  Robert Sarazin Blake dropped out of college + hit the road.

Performing 200 shows a year,  he is a world class performer in a neighbourhood venue.

His show is a combination of songs and rambles.

His songs are influenced by wide range of famous and talented singers + thinkers.


Doors open,  4:00 p.m. 

Admission free/Donations welcome.;; 087 2917519.


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 !!


4 May 2016

Kenya Clothing Collection

Holy Rosary Church Car Park;  from 9:30 a.m.


6 May 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association Monthly Walk to Kilmacurragh     

Meet Kilian House Car Park;  10:30 a.m.


Greystones Toastmasters Table Quiz

Grove Bar,  Kilpedder;  8:00 p.m.


Enjoyable night with the emphasis on fun !!

Come along and bring as many braniacs as you like.

Tables of 4 at €40 per table.

Great prizes to be won.


11 May 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association Day Trip to Mount Usher Gardens

Bus leaves Kilian House Car Park at 10:40 a.m.

Cost is €16.00,  including admission.


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.


2 to 5 June 2016

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