Greystones notes week October 17

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.




Details below.



Details below.



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


Tickets on sale at Greystones Cancer Support.

Also SuperValu Greystones next Thursday,  Friday,  Saturday and Sunday,  10 am to 8 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



Week ending 2 October 2016.


          Greystones North                               Fireworks + eggs thrown at a house.

            Garda JP Connolly                        


            Greystones South                               No reports.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft of one pedal cycle left unlocked on Mill Road.

            Garda Maria Curtis                       


            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     


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                                               8360911

Traffic Watch                                        1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                         0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                            1850 211 407



If you know of any youth,  age 12 to 21 years of age,  who,  by their presence has contributed positively to their community,  please take the moment to get in touch and nominated those young people on the nomination forms.


Categories of Awards include:

          Individual Award

          For a young person who,  by their presence,  has made their community a better place.


          Group Award

          For two or more young people with combined efforts.

Whose efforts have contributed positively to their communities or to others in general.


Special Achievement Award

For a child who has defied the odds to overcome difficulties during their lives.


Details and applications from Community Gardai,  6665800.



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 and Carraig Eden

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.


18 October 2016St. 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


20 October 2016

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Talk

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.


Wicklow historian,  Joan Kavanagh,  will give a talk on:

Van Diemen’s Women:  A History of Transportation to Tasmania


Joan’s 2015 book on this subject,  written in association with Dianne Snowden,  focuses on the 138 women and their 35 children shipped out to Van Diemen’s Land (Tasmania) in 1845.


Particular reference is given to Eliza Davis,  transported from Wicklow Gaol,  having been reprieved from death on a charge of infanticide.


€2.00 charge to cover costs.

All welcome to this most fascinating talk.


24 October 2016

Irish German Society of Co. Wicklow AGM

Bray Town Hall;  7:00 p.m.


The Society is part of the very successful twinning partnership with Wurzburg.

The partnership had been running for over 20 years.

It promotes visits back and forth between Co. Wicklow and Wurzburg.


A group of Wurzburg German visitors will visit Wicklow 29 October to 2 November.

More details later.


Special speaker will be along from the German-Irish Chamber of Commerce.

Annual membership fees are now due.


Full details from George Jones,  2875678,


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 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

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


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


Can we help you or someone you know ??


27 October 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Sale of Work

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  La Touche Place.

10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Fabulous range of hand knitted items for men,  women & children.

Beautifully made by Members of GCS Craft Group.

Come along for that special item …  perfect gifts for Christmas.


29 October 2016

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