Greystones notes week April 2nd

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

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Wicklow County Council has advised us that road works continue on Chapel Road.

Temporary closure until Sunday,  8 April 2018.

Closure extends from Chapel Road junction with The Poplars (L10273).

To its junction with Dromont (L10272).

Diversions will be in place.

WCC extends apologies for any inconvenience that may be caused.


Wicklow County Council has effected quick repairs.

New footbridge now in place.



Wicklow County Council apologises for any inconvenience for these roadworks.


Please check the Register of Electors to make sure that you are registered to vote.

You can check on

Don’t be disappointed at the polling station if your name is not on the Register.

If you are not on the Register,  you can apply to be included in the Supplement.

Queries and information from



Many of us are confused about what can,  and cannot,  be recycled in our bins.

Symbols,  varied messages and different coloured bins have contributed to this.

VOICE Ireland’s Recycling Ambassador Programme delivers free interactive workshops.

Workshops are given to groups and can be given at local events.

These workshops give a clearer meassage of what can be recycled in our household bins.

Would your local sports club,  community group or residents association line a workshop ??

Workshop is free and interesting.

Booking details and full information from Sylvia Thompson,


Well established film club now has new venue !!

Fabulous films now available to watch in the magnificent Whale Theatre Greystones.

State-of-the-art projection and sound system.

Kids Club Screening|Star Wars:  A New Hope on Monday,  2 April, 2018 @7 pm.

Arthouse Release Screening of Loving Vincent Wednesday, 11 April 2018 @8 pm.

These shows will sell out very quickly !!

Details of the films:

Ticket bookings:





Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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


Weekly Activities include:

            Aqua Aerobics Art      Keep Fit        Art

          Short Mat Bowling     Bingo            Active 55

          Walking Group                   Monthly Get Together



Day Trip with Guided Tour to Glasnevin Cemetery   11 April

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park;  9:30 a.m.

Cost is €25.


Holiday Trip to Four Seasons Hotel Carlingford,  Co. Louth

23 to 27 April 2018.

Price is €370 per person sharing;  €430 for single room.

Booking deposit is €50.

Day Trip to Russborough House Blessington             2 May

Trip includes Guided Tour.

Coach leaves Holy Rosary Car Park;  10:00 a.m.

Cost is €25.

Day Trip to Altamont Gardens,  Tullow,  Co. Carlow 9 May

Morning Coffee and Lunch at The Forge Restaurant.

Visit to Bloom in the Phoenix Park                                31 May

Details to follow.

Day Trip                                                                                13 June

Nicholas Mosse Pottery Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny

Arboretum @Leighlinbridge,  Co. Carlow

Cost is €25.


3 April 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 !!

5 April 2018

Delgany Thursday Club Trip to Malahide Castle & Gardens

Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany;  1:30 p.m.

Please note time !!

€25 per person to include coach,  entry charge,  scone,  tea/coffee.

Bookings with Noelene,  2876878,  Peter,  2874270,  2873173.

4 April 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera|Cosí Fan Tutte

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  7:00 p.m.  Doors 6:30 p.m.

Tickets €25/€13.

Winning cast comes together for Phelim McDermott’s clever vision.

Mozart’s comedy about the sexes,  set in a carnival-esque environment.

Inspired by 19502 Coney Island.

Young lovers test each other’s faithfulness.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

7 and 8 April 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera|Disney’s The Little Mermaid Jnr.

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.  2:00 p.m.  Doors 1:30 p.m.

Tickets €12/€8.

Choose your day … Saturday or Sunday.

This Easter holiday,  come and see Disney’s favourite little Mermaid.

You can be part of her world under the sea !!

Wicklow School of Music and Drama will keep all the family entertained.

All singing and dancing cast.

Based on the Hans Christian Anderson story and the Disney film.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

7 April 2018

Greystones & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Spring has really arrived when the Daffodil Show comes along !!

All welcome.

10 April 2018

Coffee & Scones @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

Entrance opposite Harbour Barber.

Each second Tuesday of the month.

All are welcome to come and enjoy delicious home baking.

And freshly brewed McCabe’s coffee or a delicious cup of Fairtrade tea !!

Donations to Youth Cafe Project are welcome too !!

17 April 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

19 April 2018

La Touche Wines|Wine Tasting|What’s Behind the Label ??

Greystones Ridge Angling Club;  7:45 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.

A fun evening where all the wines will be tasted blind !!

We will try to match the wine by tasting it.

And then matching it to a picture of a label.

Of course …  there is a prize for the person who gets the most right on the night !!

Bookings at La Touche Wines,  2873826.  €25.00 per person.

21 April 2018

RNLI Water Safety Awareness Day with Greystones Fire Brigade

Greystones Fire Brigade will be washing cars in aid of North Wicklow RNLI.

Greystones Harbour Marina;  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

RNLI|Saving Lives at Sea

24 April 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

25 April 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

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 2018

RNLI Table Quiz

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club,  Mill Road;  8:00 p.m. sharp.

Table of four:  €40.

Tables can be booked at

RNLI|Saving Lives at Sea

6 May 2018

GCS Greystones Walk


7 May 2018

May Bank Holiday Monday

Tidy Towns Family Fun Day

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