Greystones notes week December 12

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



Shopping in Greystones is now easier than ever !!

Free two hour on street parking in Greystones on the Saturdays before Christmas.


No more fiddling with coins or phone apps.

Come and enjoy the range of shopping experience in our town.


It has never been better than this !!

Fabulous shops and choice  …  right on your doorstep.

What more could you ask for ??




Each Saturday and Sunday till Christmas !!

12:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.


All things festive from stalls with superb gift ideas,  photographs and paintings.

Arts & Crafts to Hot Food,  Live Music and so much more.

All under the cover of a Festive Marquee.





Christmas Coffee Mornings at Coolnagreina YWCA;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Come along for a wonderful Coffee Morning,  you will be most welcome !!

Suggested donation,  €2.00.

Proceeds will go towards Youth Café development.

Why not drop down to find out what this is all about ??



Special packs of coloured candles for your Advent Wreath.

Children love preparing for Christmas with an Advent Wreath.

Make your Advent Wreath easy with these special packs of coloured candles.




Blacklion Greystones @former Bernie Burke’s/Drain Surgeons

Local lads now in their tenth year at this site !!

Noble and Nordmann Fir trees,  Noble wreaths,  Christmas tree stands.

You choose,  they deliver … FREE !!


Also Noble trees at The Boat Yard Christmas Market @Greystones Harbour Marina.

Wide choice,  superb selection,  experienced tree sellers.


Eire Óg Greystones GAA Club Mill Road

10% of all Christmas tree sales go to Eire Óg GAA Club.


St. Joseph’s Crinken Lane Shankill for Dementia

Tree sale will help to raise €50,000 for Ireland’s first dementia village.

9:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. each day;  prices start €40.



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.


Christmas Lunch at Parkview Hotel NTMK                             15 December

1:30 pm;  Tickets,  €25.


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.



10 December 2016Greystones Orchestra Afternoon of Seasonal Music for all the Family

St. Fergal’s Church,  Killarney Road,  Bray;  3:00 p.m.

          Conductor      Alan Duff

          Leader          Hazel Fortune

          Harp Soloist   Fiona Gryson


Special guests Major Minors Junior Orchestra.

          Conductor      Michelle LeMay

          Singer           Ryan Meaney

Members of Artane School of Music


Programme includes Debussy,  Sibelius,  Grieg and lots of seasonal favourites too !!

Tickets,  €10 adult,  €5 child,  €25 family.

Available from orchestra members or at the door.

10% of tickets sales and raffle will be donated to Temple Street Childrens Hospital.


Hot Spot Music Club: Andy Irvine

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Andy Irvine is one of the great Irish singers.

His voice is one of a handful of truly great ones that gets to the very soul of Ireland.

Musician,  singer and songwriter.

From Sweeney’s Men to Planxty to Patrick Street to Andy Irvine & Donal Lunny’s Mozaik.

World music pioneer and icon for traditional music and musicians.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €16/€18.


Earlybird Tickets,  cutoff date is 10 November, subject to availability,  from:

The Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours.

By phone,  087 2917519,  credit card.

Via Pay Pal:


Full details from


11 December 2016

5Rhythms Movement Meditation Sweat Your Prayers

South Beach Pavilion:  SOBE@Greystones Golf Club;  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Sweat Your Prayers is an open and permissive dance space to practise 5Rhythms + Wave.

Most importantly,  to learn to follow one’s own inner world.

Each one of us must become our own greatest resource and teacher.

Group warm up,  then dance to 5Rhythms wave,  flowing,  staccato,  chaos, lyrical, stillness.

Come and be moved !!


5Rhythms classes return Sunday,  8 January, 2017,  11:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.


Holy Rosary Christmas Carol Service

Holy Rosary Church;  4:00 p.m.


All the parish choirs come together for this parish celebration.

This Carol Service replaces the service usually held on a Saturday evening.


13 December 2016

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Civic Offices Mill Road;  6:30 p.m.

Please note earlier start time !!


On the Agenda:


  • Mr. Sean Quirke with progress report on Greystones harbour development.
  • Report from Municipal Engineer.
  • Notice of Motion:

To write to Iarnrod Eireann requesting full time disability train manning.


14 December 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 ??


15 December 2016

Greystones Active Retirement Association

Christmas Lunch at Parkview Hotel NTMK                            

1:30 pm;  Tickets,  €25.


25 December 2016

Christmas Day:  Happy Christmas to All !!


26 December 2016

St. Stephen’s Day


1 January 2017

New Year’s Day:  Happy New Year’s to All !!

17 January 2017

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.


18 January 2017

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


25 January 2017

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 ??

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