Greystones notes week April 24th


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




The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  10 am to 12 pm.

Fabulous annual event in aid of the five Co. Wicklow cancer support centres.

And the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.


Help your community and its local cancer support groups.

Music, East Coast FM DJ Tommy Greene,  tea/coffee, biscuits,  home baking, raffle.

Everyone will be there and come along and join in !!

The morning will be part of the outside broadcast for The Morning Show w/Declan Meehan.



Why not walk,  run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support ??

Transport provided to and from Dublin.

Light refreshments back in Greystones after the Marathon.


Greystones Cancer Support is your local cancer support group.

It relies on voluntary donations to continue its work.

Can you help ??

Full details from 2871601 or www.GreystonesCancerSupport.com



For groups and organisations involved in providing health and personal social services.

Groups can apply for one-off funding.


Full details from www.hse.ie/lotterygrants or 1850 24 1850.

Closing date is 26 May, 2017 at 5 pm.




Wednesday,  26 April, 2017,  Coolnagreina YWCA Greystones;  7 pm to 10 pm.

No charge,  donations towards costs are welcome.


The evening will be presented by Dr. Ian Dickson,  Tio,  at Belfast Bible College.


Tio’s visions is to see a world where people with intellectual disabilities and their families fully and appropriately contribute to church and society.


The mission of Tio is to inspire,  empower and support people with intellectual disabilities,  their families and faith communities through connecting,  teaching,  research and advocacy.


Full details from Joyce Lee,  2874221;  info@coolnagreina.ie.



HAP is a new form of social housing support provided by Wicklow County Council.

WCC can provide housing assistance for households who qualify for social housing support.

HAP commenced in Wicklow County Council on 1 December 2016.

Full details from www.hap.ie or hap@wicklowcoco.ie.



A practical and positive evidence based course for parents.

Parents who are preparing for,  going through,  or have gone through, separation or divorce.


Six week course that highlights practical steps parents can take to help their children.

Wide range of topics.

Course is free and open to separated parents from all backgrounds.


Course is professionally facilitated by social workers.

Springboard Family Support Project,  St. Columbanus NS,  Loughlinstown.

Starting Wednesday,  17 May, 2016,  for six Wednesdays,  until 21 June, 2017.

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.


Full details and registration from:

          Caroline or Rachel              2814934

          Caroline Jordan                  Caroline.Jordan2@Tusla.ie

          Rachel Fitzmaurice              Rachel.Fitzmaurice@Tusla.ie



Week ending 16 April 2017.


Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie


            Greystones South                               Burglary x2: business premises broken into.

                                                                        And burglary in housing estate in second incident.

                                                                        Theft from shop.

                                                                        Criminal damage x2:  male kicked car.

                                                                        And window damaged in second incident.

            Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie


Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft of garden tools from shed.

                                                            And theft from a shop.

                                                            Criminal damage:  window smashed in car

                                                            park of woods.                                                                                                               maria.m.curtis@garda.ie


            Kilcoole                                               Theft:  from vehicle Sea Road.

                                                                        Garda Molly Corbett                                                                                                                   molly.a.corbett@garda.ie


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

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407




Nominations now being accepted for People of the Year Awards 2017.

Deadline for nomination is 28 April, 2017.

Greystones Municipal District,  Civic Offices,  Mill Road,  Greystones.

Awards will be presented at function on 25 May, 2017,  Greystones Golf Club.


Categories are:

          Sports Person of the Year

          Civic Person of the Year

          Special Person of the Year

          Cultural Person of the Year

          Commercial Person of the Year

          Young Entrepreneur of the Year










Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

Tuesdays,  Kilian House Family Centre,  10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.




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.



22 April 2017

Charity Car Wash in Aid of RNLI Lifeboats

Greystones Harbour Marina Car Park;  2:00 p.m.

Hosted by Greystones Fire Brigade.


Come along and have a nice clean car.

All in aid of a good cause:  Saving lives at sea.

All proceeds to Wicklow RNLI.


25 April 2017

Greystones Municipal District Policing Matters Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road;  6:30 p.m.


Garda Superintendent Pat Ward will be in attendance to discuss matters.


Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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


On the Agenda:

          Update on Greystones Harbour Marina

          Greystones Schedule of Municipal District Works

          Report from Greystones Municipal District Engineer

          Allocation of Discretionary Funding


Notices of Motion to include:

          Providing more cycle parking places at Greystones Railway Station      

          Facilitating GO CAR pilot scheme for car sharing and inviting GC representives


26 April 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 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 ??


27 April 2017

La Touche Wines and Theatre Lane Spanish Wine Dinner

Theatre Lane Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.


An evening of fine food matched to Spanish Fine Wines.

Glass of bubbles on arrival.

Four course chef’s menu,  matched to fine wine.

Guest Speaker:  Mr. John Wilson,  Irish Times Wine Correspondent.


Price is €60 per person,  limited to 40 places.

Please book early:

                             La Touche Wines      2873826

                             Theatre Lane           2557294


These Wine Dinners have proved to be enourmously popular.

They book out early,  so don’t miss out !!

Fine food and fine wine and fine speaker  …  what more could you ask for ??


27 April to 1 May 2017

Greystones Art Group 52nd Annual Exhibition

SOBE @Charlesland Golf Club

          Thursday                 8:00 p.m.

          Friday to Sunday      11:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

          Monday                  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


This annual art exhibition is a major event in the Greystones social calendar.

Standard of work is always impressive and improves from year to year.


Come along and have a look at first rate art work.

Works may be purchased for that special gift or special treat for yourself !!


In aid of The Caroline Foundation.


28 April 2017

East Coast FM Wicklow Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.


Coffee mornings being held county wide to support work of cancer support groups.

Plus the Wicklow Hospice Foundation.


Music with the Swing Cats and others,  cakes and biscuits,  fabulous raffle.

Please help Greystones Cancer Support and come along.

Great morning to be had by all !!

An annual event not to be missed !!


Full details from 2871601.


RNLI Annual Yellow Welly Table Quiz

North Wicklow RNLI Fundraising Branch:  Greystones and Newtown

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club;  8:00 p.m.


Great Cause,  Great Venue,  Great Quiz,  Great Prizes.

€10 per person,  Teams of Four,  Raffle on the night.


Come along for a good cause:  Saving lives at sea.

All proceeds to Wicklow RNLI.


Hot Spot Music Club:  Soul Agreed:  Legends of Northern Soul & Motown

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour.


Representing the legends of Northern Soul,  Motown and unsung heroes.

Group couldn’t agree on a name,  but they did on soul.

A band was born and finally named by six devoted parents.


Fronted by the rich and rootsy vocals of Lou Max,  soulful sax from Tony Two Times.

Kickin’ keys from Major Pete-atonic,  Twisted Thorn on Funky guitar.

Keeping it real and keeping the rhythm are Turnaround Tony (bass) & C. Fields (drums).


Wide range of fabulous songs and sounds you don’t want to miss.


Doors open 8 pm.

Tickets:  €8 earlybird/€10 on the door.


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.


30 April 2017

Hot Spot Music Club:  Summerside Folk Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.


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

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

All genres of music in an acoustic format.


Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.


To participate,  please contact patbyr@gmail.com.

Or leave your details at The Hot Spot Music Club.


Doors open,  4:00 p.m.

Admission free.


1 May 2017

May Bank Holiday Monday

Greystones Tidy Towns Super Family Fun Day

Burnaby Park;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Fun for all the family.

Bouncy Castles,  Tea Cup Merry Go Round,  Golf,  Train,  Bungee Trampolines.

Rodeo Bull,  Surf Simulator,  Games,  Food,  Music and much much more.


Come along and join in all the fun.

Many thanks to all the local Greystones business sponsors.


7 May 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.


9 May 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 May 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.


17 May 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.


24 May 2017

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.


5 June 2017

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon in Dublin

Walk,  run or jog in aid of Greystones Cancer Support.

Full details from 2871601.


11 June 2017

National Street Feast

Neighbours come out to eat,  greet and meet.

Why not organise an event near you !!


14 June 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.


This is the last meeting before the Summer Break.

We will be back in September !!


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