Greystones notes week October 31st

Welcome to the Greystones Weekly Calendar of Local Events   


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.

Also Tesco Greystones next Friday and Saturday,  28 and 29 October, 2016.

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



Closing date is 11 November, 2016.

You can help by wrapping a shoebox and filling with it with small items for children.


Full details on what to do and what to give and where to go are on Facebook.

Marian Hughes, North Wicklow Co-Ordinator,  087 8888646.


Please help make this year’s campaign a success once again !!



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.


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.





28 October 2016

Hot Spot Music Club: 

Everyone Knows:  It’s Leonard Cohen’s Birthday !!

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Hot Spot band plus special guests celebrate birthday of Leonard Cohen.

Legendary Canadian singer/songwriter,  poet and author.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m;  Show starts,  9:00 p.m.

Tickets €12/€14.

First 20 tickets are only €10 !!


Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:


Full details from


29 October 2016

Winter Time Begins Tonight

Turn clocks BACK one hour.


30 October 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Folk Session

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Pat invites you to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to the present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues,  ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.


Audience is encouraged to singalong,  but this is not open mic or singer/songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

To participate,  please contact or leave details with The Hot Spot.


Doors open,  4:30 p.m. 

Admission free.

8Full details from


1 November 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 !!


3 November 2016

Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw

The Baker’s Table,  Trafalgar Road;  7:00 p.m.


4 November 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Jack O’Rourke

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Jack O’Rourke is an insightful lyricist and powerful live performer.

He is a growing national profile with TV and radio appearances and critical acclaim.

His song Silence was chosen to soundtrack the Amnesty YES Campaign.

Jack is determined to find his own voice and is now famous for its unique qualities.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €8/€10.


Earlybird Tickets,  subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:


Full details from


6 November 2016


Today and each First Sunday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.


Come along and join in this new free initiative.

Share a skill,  pick up a hobby or simply find a friend.


Whatever your interest,  you are welcome to come along and join in.

18 years and over.


Refreshments available at €1.50.

Full details from


Hot Spot Music Club:  Soul Revival

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


New eight piece Soul Revival brings you well loved R&B classics.

Legendary Stax and Motown labels.

Wayne Richardson on vocals and three piece horn section.

Don’t miss this one !!


Doors open,  5:00 p.m. 

This is a Pass the Hat Gig.  Donations welcome. 

Full details from


10 November 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Syria Vibes Table Quiz

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour;  7:30 p.m.

Tables of Four,  €40.


Supporting medical and ambulance services in Syria.

And helping as many lives as possible.

To unite the world in solidarity for the victims of the Syrian Civil War.


Details from Cillian Duffy or Aisling Leonard,  086 0662528.

Donations and details on Facebook.


12 November 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society:  Fiddler on the Roof                                 

National Concert Hall

Cost is €35 to include ticket and bus.

Bus leaves 12:30 p.m.


13 November 2016

Greystones Educate Together Fifth Annual Craft Fair

Educate Together National School,  behind Lidl;  11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.


This superb craft fair of all craft fairs is back again.

A not to be missed event !!

You will be impressed with the quality of the craft items.


Local handcrafted toys                  Fashion                   Jewellery

Home Décor                               Beauty Products       Fine Art

Artisan Food


Much,  much more !!

Unique gifts for everyone !!

Free entry !!

See you there !!


15 November 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.


16 November 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


18 November 2016

La Touche Wines Christmas Wine Fair

SOBE South Beach Pavilion @Charlesland Golf Club

4:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


A selection of over 100 wines to taste.

Exclusive Christmas offers.

Plenty of ideas for Christmas gifts.

Corporate gifts to suit all budgets.

Gift wine boxes,hampers/glassware and decanters.


Wine Fair Tickets,  €15.

Tickets available at La Touche Wines,  2873826 or

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support and RNLI Lifeboats.


23 November 2016

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 ??


26 November 2016

Greystones Municipal District Christmas Lighting Ceremony

4:00 p.m.


Carol singing and a short Ecumenical Service followed by visit from Santa.


27 November 2016

Santa Claus Comes to The Boat Yard Greystones Harbour

12:00 p.m.


30 November 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.


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