Greystones notes week January 15th


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.


Yes,  it is that time of year again, Ireland’s National Day is fast approaching !!

This year’s Greystones Parade will be bigger and better with you help.

Application forms and details are now available at Greystones Municipal District.

Please contact 2876694 or email GreystonesMD@wicklowcoco.ie.

As usual,  there will be a Window Display Competition held in conjunction with the Parade.

Local businesses and organisations,  please decorate your windows for our National Day.

No application is needed for the Window Display Competition.

All decorated premises will be inspected and judged by an independent panel of judges.




Rachel now goes forward to the national competition on 20 January 2018.

Reminder to save your unwanted toys and personal items for children and teenagers.

Just about anything is welcome and will be accepted.

Please remember items must be new,  due to risk of infection.

Items will go to Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun,  which is Rachel’s project for her nomination.

Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun is a great idea.

As a survivor of childhood leukaemia,  Rachel knows what it is like to be in hospital.

Below is a photo of some of what has already been collected.

Can you help to make the pile bigger ??

Rachel was on Declan Meehan’s Morning Show on East Coast FM on 4 January 2018.

You can listen to her here as she tells you about her background and about her project.


Scroll down to Most Recent Thursday  Edition.

Move the little blue timeline button to the right to 53:25.

Full details on Facebook Crumlin’s Bundle of Fun.

Items may be left for collection at Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place, 2871601.




Week ending 7 January 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

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

           Greystones South                                One theft from vehicle.

                                                                        One theft:  pedal cycle stolen.

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

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Four thefts from vehicles outside homes.

                                                            Two thefts from vehicles in car parks.

                                                            Sheep stolen.

                                                            Vehicle stolen.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

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




Special Note this Week: 

Please do not leave anything valuable in your vehicle:

Whether parking at home or parking in a car park.


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





St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm,  for six classes.

9, 16 and 23 January, 2018

6, 13 and 20 February, 2018

Are you over 50 and interested in improving your health ??

With a special focus on:

  • Gaining greater muscle strength.
  • Improved balance.
  • Building energy
  • Gaining relaxation

Then this tai Chi course may well be for you.

This course integrates mind and body.

It can help reduce the joint pain experienced with arthritis.

Details from Marilyn O’Connor,  086 8441359.

Cost is €60 for six classes.







Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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

16 January 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Please come along.  Wonderful event just before Christmas !!

Wonderful home made food,  good company,  good cheer,  good welcome.

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

17 January 2018

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

18 January 2018

Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society Talk

Kilian House Family Centre;  8:00 p.m.

The Life and Times of JB Malone by Michael Fewer.

JB Malone was the founder of the Wicklow Way.

He was also a map-maker,  soldier,  historian and author.

Michael Fewer has written extensively on walking,  rambling and wildlife in Ireland.

His extensive writings can be found at www.michaelfewer.com.

The JB Malone talk will be of interest to local historians.

Plus walkers and anyone interested in the history and environment of the Wicklow mountains.

The evening should prove to be most enjoyable and informative !!

20 January 2018

Whale Theatre:  Introducing the Cool Food School

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m.  Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Family of four,  €20;  individual ticket,  €7.

The Cool Food School has a unique approach to children’s healthy eating habits.

Come and join this foodie gang to experience fun,  healthy food activities for children.

Interactive food-related children’s movie from 2:30 p.m.

The Cool Food School has a passion for teaching children about joy of healthy eating.

Blind tasting and making a rainbow out of food and planting seeds.

Children get to work with real food in an interesting,  sensory,  education,  entertaining way.

Cool Food School will be bringing their workshops around Dublin/Wicklow area in 2018.

Pre-schools,  national schools and libraries.

Details from Deirdre,  info@thecoolfoodschool.ie.  Facebook or Instagram.

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

20 January 2018

Whale Theatre:  No WiFi Presents

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Tickets, €12.

No WiFi Presents is a screening of selected short films.

Films from the award winning North Wicklow Filmmakers.

The group was established in late 2016.

Group is made up primarily of cast and crew drawn from Bray to Arklow.

Many are graduates of various film schools or working as full time actors.

Six members have been working on Vikings,  Series 6,  in various departments.

Camera,  make up,  props,  marine crew and background actors.

In 2018,  the group will be working on a new web series.

They will submit some of their work that is currently in post production to film festivals.

Pre-production work will also commence on a feature film to shoot in 2019.

This is an opportunity to see excellent work from some of our local filmmakers !!

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

21 January 2018

Whale Theatre

Romeo and Juliet:  Live by Satellite:  Performed by Bolshoi Ballet

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  3:00 p.m.  Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Tickets, €20,  €17.50.

In Verona,  Romeo and Juliet fall madly in love.

But their respective families,  the Montagues and the Capulets,  are caught in bitter rivalry.

This rivalry ends in heart-wrenching tragedy.

Alexei Ratmansky,  former artistic director of the Bolshoi Ballet,  stages this production.

He gives it a dramatic urgency and a fresh re-telling of Shakespeare’s beloved classic.

His brilliant and detailed adaptation is set to Prokofiev’s romantic and cinematic score.

It re-ignites the story of literature’s most celebrated star crossed lovers.

And it does so like no other classical ballet choreographer today.

Details of all forthcoming events and tickets from 2010550 or www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

21 January 2018

Hot Spot Music Club:  Jazz Jam Workshop

King’s Call for the Homeless:  Celebration of Phil Lynott

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

All jazz instrumentalists and singers are welcome.

This is a great opportunity to play with other jazz musicians.

Or just come along to watch.

Please arrive early to sign in and ensure that you get a chance to play.

To take part,  you need to be able to play at least one tune.

And then improvise over it.

Jazz standards like those from the Real Book series:  iRealPro app.

Piano,  drum kit,  mics,  amps are in the venue.

But Musicians are advised to bring their own amps and music stands.

This is a regular jazz jam session.

Purpose is  to develop,  encourage and bring together jazz community.

Jazz community in Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

Details from Dara MacMahon,  086 8146926.

Doors 4:30 p.m.

Admission free.  Donations welcome.

Full details from www.thehotspot.ie.

24 January 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

La Touche Place;  3:15 p.m.

Special meeting for those bereaved through cancer 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.

31 January 2018

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 ??


6 February 2018

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 !!

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