Greystones notes October 10th


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.




Fabulous range of prizes to be won … this really is a Super Draw !!


Tickets on sale at Greystones Cancer Support.

On sale at SuperValu Charlesland next Friday,  Saturday and Sunday,  11 am to 3 pm.

Tickets are €2.00 each or book of 3 for €5.00.


          €1,000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

          Canon Digital SLR Camera

          Bochelli’s Restaurant Family Dinner for Four

          Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy

          Fourball from Druids Glen Resort

          Greystones Harbour Photograph from Pat Killilea

          Adorable Hand Knitted Christmas Tree Decorations from Maureen O’Brien




Courses are being run by Saint Joseph’s Shankill.

Courses will be run over one day or two evenings.


          Day Courses

          Saturday        29 October              9.30 am to 4.00 pm

          Friday           11 November           9.30 am to 4.00 pm


          Evening Courses

          Wednesday,  12 October and Thursday,  13 October, 2016

7.30 pm to 9.30 pm


Courses will offer  support through knowledge and information.

Respite services available to allow carers to participate.

Training is free of charge.


Courses will include:

          Information about dementia.

          How best to communicate with someone living with dementia.

          How to manage your stress and worries.

          Where to access support,  services or help.


Courses will be divided into male and female groups.

Training will provide dementia specific training.

Carers will gain deeper understanding of feelings and needs of people with dementia.


Information and booking from Teresa,  2823000,  087 2342420teresa.mooney@sjog.ie.




Week ending 2 October 2016.


          Greystones North                               Theft of pedal cycles x 3.

Attempt to gain entry.

            Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie


            Greystones South                               No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary,  unoccupied house,  rear window forced.

                                                                        Theft of one pedal cycle.

                                                                        Criminal damage: wing mirror of car damaged.

            Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie


            Kilcoole                                               Theft,  cash taken from a locker.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie


Special Reminder.

Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday morning,  11:15 am.

A Garda talks about security and other pending issues of the week.

Be sure and tune in for all the latest policing updates !!


If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station 6665800.


Garda Confidential Number                      1800 666 111

Greystones Garda Station                        6665800

EPA Noise Pollution                                1890 202021

Crimestoppers                                                1800 250 025

Drugs.ie                                               8360911

Traffic Watch                                        1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                         0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                            1850 211 407



This very special group meets every Friday morning,  Burnaby Lounge, 11:00 a.m.

Greystones Dementia Friends is a local group for those caring for someone with dementia.


These weekly carers sessions are very important and helpful.

If you are caring for someone with dementia,  you are most welcome to come along.

You will be given a warm welcome and you will be among friends.



Carraig Eden Foundation needs your help.

Fundraising appeal has now been launched.


Strong appeal to all in Greystones to keep Carraig Eden.

Don’t allow it to get sold for development.


Enough is enough.  Make a stand.

Help keep its important work going for another 100 years + beyond.

It’s now up to all of us in the town to help make appeal a success.


More details and info from Greystones Guide.ie and Carraig Eden Foundation.com.

You can watch the video and see the good work for yourself.



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.


Whist every Wednesday evening                                             8:00 p.m.


Annual General Meeting                                                              20 October

Kilian House Family Centre,  2:30 p.m.


Autumn Tea Dance                                                                         22 October

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy; 

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.



R&R Musical Society:  Fiddler on the Roof                              12 November

National Concert Hall

Cost is €35 to include ticket and bus.

Bus leaves 12:30 p.m.

Booking and monies are due now.


Summer Holiday 2017:  Cruise for 11 Days to France, Spain & Portugal

Deposit of €250.00 to be paid no later than Tuesday,  27 September, 2017.

Further information and details from Ann Redmond,  087 9390882.


12 October 2016Three Trouts Bridge Club Charity Morning in Aid of St. Vincent de Paul

Greystones Bridge Centre;  10:00 a.m.


There will be bridge,  prizes,  food and a raffle !!

Full details from Angela,  087 2438513.


Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road.


Annual General Meeting                                                       8:00 p.m.

Autumn Lecture:  Trees and Shrubs for the Smaller Garden                  8:30 p.m.


All are most welcome !!


La Touche Wines Spanish Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.


Guest speakers,  Rafa & Antonio,  two great Spanish colleagues.

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


Details from 2873826 or info@latouchewines4u.ie.



14 October 2016

Hot Spot Music Club

Dueta:  Leslie Dowdall,  Luan Parle,  Clive Barnes & Mick Hanrahan

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Four of Ireland’s finest come together to showcase their song writing + performing talents.

These four famous artists are well known + they bring superb musical skills.

This tour will see all four artists perform solo and collaborative sets.

A night not to be missed !!


Doors open,  9:00 p.m.                           

Tickets €18/€16.


Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com


Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.


15 October 2016

St. Patrick’s Parish Fayre

Temple Carrig School,  Blacklion;  12:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Please note new venue !!


All the fun of the Fayre !!


Lots of lovely stalls            Pony Rides              Face Painting

Huge Raffle                       Delicious lunch         Refreshments


Admission,  €3 per adult or €5 per couple;  children free.

Proceeds to Tiglin,  Christian Aid’s Syrian Refugees and Parish Funds.

All welcome !!


Hot Spot Music Club:  Van Morrison’s Songbook

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Celtic Soul are a 7 piece band from Bangor delivering a fine Van Morrison tribute.

They have excellent musicianship,  authenticity and heart.

They receive critical acclaim from devout Van fans wherever they go including BBC.

These musicians will combine and deliver Van’s music in an outstanding show.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.  

Show starts,  9:00 p.m. sharp

Tickets €13/€15.


Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:  hotspotmusiclubg@gmail.com


Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.


16 October 2016

Greystones Folk Group Fashion and Bric a Brac Sale

In aid of Syrian Refugee Aid and Peter McVerry Trust

Kilian House Family Centre;  12:00 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.


All items urgently needed:

New or nearly new coats,  dresses,  jackets,  evening or cocktail wear.

Handbags,  jewellery,  shawls,  scarfs, hats and other modern fashion items.

Bric a brac stall,  recent and popular book stall and cake stall.

Unfortunately,  no electrical goods or toys of any kind can be accepted.


For further information or collection of items,  please contact:

Jo Leonard, 086 6051294;  Mary McCann, 085 7152306;  Maeve Morgansen 087 2405883.


18 October 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.


19 October 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Cancer Carers Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.


Special meeting for those looking after a cancer patient.

Cancer Carers are very special people.

They play an important role in the life of a cancer patient.


Cancer Carers have needs too.

Please remember that you are not alone.

All Cancer Carers welcome.

Details from 2871601 or info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.


25 October 2016

100 Women North Wicklow/South Dublin Charity Collective Meeting

Fitzpatrick Castle Hotel,  Killiney;  8:00 p.m.


Dedicated women join together to make a significant impact on lives of those in need.

Members commit to making a donation four times a year.

At quarterly meetings,  process is held to determine a charity that will receive their donation.

No administrative fees for the group.


All are welcome to join.

Details from Nancy Falkow,  086 0574485 or 100womennwsd@gmail.com.

www.100WomenNWSD.org and Facebook.


26 October 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 Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.


Special meeting for those bereaved in the past two or three years.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

The Autumn sessions of the Bereaved Group are being professionally facilitated.

Facilitator is Liz Gleeson,  trained in bereavement work and assistance.

Bereaved Group sessions can be extremely helpful.

You will be given a very warm welcome.


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


Can we help you or someone you know ??


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. 


This particular meeting will be facilitated by Tony Carlin,  Head Medical Social Worker,  St. Luke’s Hospital,  Rathgar.  Tony will be most helpful and the evening should be very interesting and beneficial.  A warm welcome to men affected by cancer.


Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.


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 October 2016

Winter Time Begins Tonight

Turn clocks BACK one hour.

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