Greystones notes week December 5

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.




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.



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

Now in their tenth year !!

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

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

Wide choice,  superb selection,  experienced tree sellers.


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.



Week ending 20 November 2016.


          Greystones North                               No reports.

            Garda JP Connolly                        


            Greystones South                               Burglary:  Bank machine.

                                                                        Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

          Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary:  rear window smashed.

Theft of tools overnight from vehicle in apt complex.

            Garda Maria Curtis                       


            Kilcoole                                               Theft of vehicle:  BMW stolen.

                                                                        Theft from shops.

                                                                        Public Order Offences:  4 arrests.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     


A number of calls made to Greystones Garda Station resulted in arrests of males.

Males were causing disturbances and were from outside the area.

The public is thanked for making these calls.

Gardaí stress it is paramount that people are not afraid to call them,  666 5800.

Please report Crime/Public Order & Domestic Violence.


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



Carraig Eden Foundation needs your help.

Fundraising appeal continues.


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.


It is hoped that there is now some resolution.

Following Wicklow County Council meeting on 28 November, 2016.



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.


6 December 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 !!


7 December 2016

Sugarloaf Lions Club Ladies Christmas Lunch & Fashion Show

Annual Christmas Fundraising Lunch

Glen of the Downs Golf Club;  12:30 p.m.


Fashions by Fishers of Newtownmountkennedy.

Help to support people in need this Christmas.

All welcome !!


Tickets,  €25,  from Anne,  086 1968550;  Joe, 086 8181563.


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


9 December 2016

Hot Spot Music Club:  Honor Heffernan & Trevor Knight Band

An Evening of Songs from The Whistling Girl,  Cohen, Joni Mitchel …

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


An exciting evening of original music interspersed with songs by famous writers.

Original songs from acclaimed show The Whistling Girl.

Featuring music composed by Trevor Knight inspired by Dorothy Parker, US poet + wit.

Songs are each infused with a unique “voice”.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

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:


Full details from


10 December 2016

Greystones 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

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.


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

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