Greystones notes week February 20th


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.






Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place;  7:30 p.m.


If you ever wanted to stop smoking,  now is the time !!


Did you know ….


Lung cancer is one of the most common cancers affecting both men + women.

Almost 2000 Irish people are diagnosed with lung cancer every year.

More people die from lung cancer in Ireland than any other type of cancer.

Lung cancer in Irish women is increasing each year because of smoking.


Stop Smoking is professionally facilitated by health specialist Jacinta Barnewell.

Spread the word and tell your family and friends about this special course.

It is never too late to quit !!




Delivery of public toilet and associated building on council lands.

Greystones Harbour Marina.


Copies of Outline Expression of Interest from Greystones Municipal District.

2876694 or greystonesmd@wicklowcoco.ie.


Completed documents should be returned to Myra Porter,  GMD,  Mill Road,  Greystones.

Please clearly mark documents GRY0004.

Closing date is Friday,  3 March, 2017,  12:00 p.m.



Applications are now being taken for this year’s annual parade.

Help to make this year’s parade even bigger and better than ever.

Groups and businesses can sign up now.


Parade will start at South Beach Car Park at 12:00 p.m.

Groups gather at 11:30 a.m.

Parade proceeds up Church Road to reviewing stand at St. Patrick’s Church.

Finishes at Church Road/Victoria Road.


Awards will be presented in the following category entries:


Most Original           Most Colourful                             Best Uniformed

Best Traditional Irish Most Topical                     Most Entertaining

Best Social/Cultural   Best Sports                       Best Commercial

Best Musical            Overall Parade Winner         Best Window


The aim of the window competition is to encourage local businesses and organisations to decorate their windows for Ireland’s National Day.  No application is required for the window competition.  All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.


Application fee is €20 for Clubs/Organisations;  €40 for Commercial.

Applications should be returned by 24 February, 2017.


Full details from Kay Coughlan,  Greystones Municipal District.

2876694/2878448;  kcoughla@wicklowcoco.ie.



Alpha is a series of interactive sessions exploring the meaning of life.

It’s fun,  it’s relaxed and totally no pressure.


Each sessions begins by chatting with one another over good food.

Then,  watch a video and hear an interesting talk.

Divide into groups and discuss some of the questions relevant to what has been seen.


Alpha is for anybody,  any age,  any belief or none.

There is no charge to do Alpha.

Greystones Presbyterian Church,  Trafalgar Road;  7:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.


Please register with Rev. Gary McDowell,  085 8714786gary@greystonespc.org.

Please register as soon as possible to help with catering plans.


Details from www.greystonespc.org and www.alphaireland.org.





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.


Tea Dance                                                                                         18 February

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy

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

Tickets,  €7.50.

Music by Liam Garrett.


Get Together Coffee Morning                                                      24 February

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden

10:30 a.m.


Delgany Thursday Club                                                                2 March

Visit to St. Patrick’s Cathedral.

Leaving Delgany Church;  2:30 p.m.

Seats still available from Noelene,  2876878.


Spring Break to Gleneagles Hotel Killarney                           3 to 7 April

Cost is €330 sharing;  €390 single.



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 February 2017

Greystones Active Retirement Association Tea Dance                                            y

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy.

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

Tickets,  €7.50.

Music by Liam Garrett.


Hot Spot Music Club:  Cohen:  Life of a Ladies Man

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.


Due to the death of much loved Ladies Man,  recent Leonard Cohen tribute sold out.

Good news !!

Show is coming back with an even bigger band of musicians and guests !!


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.  

Limited number of tickets available for €14.


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.


19 February 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Blues,  Country & Jazz Session

Eamon Murray & Darin “Diego” Joye

Above the Beach House @Greystones Harbour Marina.


Eamon is one of Ireland’s top harmonica players,  excellent tenor sax player & singer.

He has a wide and varied line up and has worked with many top singers and groups.


Darin “Diego” Joye was raised on a slice of old California scrubland in San Diego County.

A superb guitarist,  Diego has a huge and interesting repertoire,  not to be missed.


Eamon and Diego will be playing an eclectic mix of Blues,  Country and Jazz.

Great tunes by Little Walter and Mud Waters,  Willie Nelson,  Bobby Charles,  Mose Alison.

Not to forget Ray Charles and Duke Ellington.


What better way to spend a Greystones’ winter afternoon ??


Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free/Donations welcome.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie and 087 2917519.


21 February 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.


22 February 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 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.


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. 


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 ??


24 February 2017

Greystones Active Retirment Association Get Together Coffee Morning

Kilian House Family Centre;  10:30 a.m.                 

Speaker will be John Stephenson,  Horticulturist.

Know Your Garden


Hot Spot Music Club:  No Crows:  Steve Wickham from the Waterboys

Upstairs @The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.


No Crows is an eclectic sextet:  violin,  cello, mandolin,  guitar, fiddle and bass.

Repertoire is truly global.

Band borrows from classical,  jazz,  trad,  folk and world music.

Also band members’ own compositions.


Doors open,  8:00 p.m.

Tickets €14/€16.

Available at Hot Spot Music Club during opening hours,  087 2917519 or at the door.

sFull details from www.thehotspot.ie.


28 February 2017

Wellness Workshop

St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road;  9:30 a.m. to 4.30 p.m.


Sponsored by Suicide or Survive.

Understanding and taking charge of your mental health.

Workshop can be of benefit to anyone who is interested in looking after their mental health.


The workshop is informal and relaxed.

Facilitated by those with lived-life experience and those working in mental health area.

Relaxation,  mindfulness,  stress management,  thinking process,  develop wellness toolkit.


Details and booking from 2722158 or 1890 577577.


Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.


5 March 2017


Today and each First Sunday of the month.

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 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 www.GreystonesParish.ie.


7 March 2017

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 !!


16 March 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

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


Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!


22 March 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 info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.


6 March 2017

Mother’s Day:  Happy Mother’s Day to All Mothers


4 April 2017

The Famine Roads:  Box of Old Family Papers & Horror of Great Famine

April Kilmacanogue Historical Society Talk

Glenview Hotel;  8:00 p.m.


Charles Egan,  author of two acclaimed novels on the Irish Famine,  presents slide show.

Scenic show explains the story background in Mayo,  Wicklow,  Ireland,  England, USA.

Promises to be a most interesting evening !!


13 April 2017

Coffee Morning at YWCA Trafalgar Road

YWCA is located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina

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


Coffee,  scones and treats !!

Suggested donation €2.00 towards onsite Youth Café Development.

A warm welcome to all !!

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