Greystones notes week April 30th

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

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GCS Greystones Walk|May Bank Holiday Sunday|6 May 2018

This is a new event for GCS !!

Join GCS for a walk along our seafront and through our town.

Monies raised will go towards the work of Greystones Cancer Support.

This is a family walk,  all ages,  all levels of fitness.

Come one,  come all !!

Mothers,  fathers,  children,  toddlers,  babies,  grandparents,  friends and relations.

Have a wonderful May Bank Holiday Sunday walk around Greystones.

Walk starts at La Touche Road Car Park,  on the seafront behind Railway Station.

Proceeds along our seafront to Greystones Harbour Marina.

Along Victoria Road to Church Road at Centra.

Up Church Road and down through Greystones village.

Under the First Arch at South Beach Car Park.

Back along the seafront to La Touche Road Car Park.

This walk is not a race !!

Take your time and enjoy the day,  walk is designed for all levels of ability.

You can shorten the walk by turning off the seafront at Carraig Eden.

Come over the railway bridge at Holy Rosary Church and down through the town.

Individual Registration         €10.

Family Registration             €20.

Paul Byrne from the Greystones Guide has had a look at this great event.

You can copy and paste his story:

Register online:

Or contact GCS at 2871601 and

You can also pay on the day itself.

Please share and send this information to all your friends and relations.

We want everyone to know about this great new event !!





St. David’s Secondary School,  Seafront,  Greystones;  9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Gate opens at 7:30 a.m. for sellers.

Gates will be locked at 3:30 p.m.

Cars,  €15;  Vans/Cars with Trailers, €25.  Payable on entry.

Queries and seller rules from



One week course,  begins Monday,  21 May 2018.

Learn how to send emails,  search the internet and more.

iPads will be provided for the class.

Bookings from Greystones Library,  2873548.



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




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.

Screening of Making the Grade,  Wednesday, 16 May 2018 @8 pm.

The show will sell out very quickly !!








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 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.

Monthly Get Together and Talk                                      18 May

John Stephenson will talk on the Garden in May

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

Visit to Bloom in the Phoenix Park                                31 May

Details to follow.

Art Exhibition by GARA Artists & Talk                          8 June

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

Come along and admire the work of your artist friends !!

Local Community Guard will give tips on staying safe in your home.

Day Trip                                                                                13 June

Nicholas Mosse Pottery Bennettsbridge, Co. Kilkenny

Arboretum @Leighlinbridge,  Co. Carlow

Cost is €25.

30 April  to 3 May 2018

La Touche Wines|Wine Trip to Portugal

Itinerary now available !!

Details at La Touche Wines,  2873826.

  1 May 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 !!

2 May 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera:  Cendrillon

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

Tickets €25/€13.

For the first time,  the Cinderella story comes to the Met.

Fabulous stars and wonderful imaginative production.

Cinderella,  Prince Charming,  Fairy Godmother and imerious Madame de la Haltiére.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

3 May 2018

Delgany Thursday Group Outing to Kilmacurragh Botanic Gardens

Coach leaves Christ Church,  Delgany at 1:30 p.m.

€25.00 per person,  to include coach,  garden tour & scone with tea/coffee.

Details and bookings:

  • Noelene,  2876878
  • Peter,  2874270
  • John,  2873173 or 086 3566527.

3 May 2018

Whale Theatre:  The Six Marys

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

Tickets €18/€15.

Back by popular demand,  after three sell out shows !!

This one-woman show is a comical,  yet poignant look at life.

From childhood in the 1950s to the present day.

It draws very much on the influence of religion as taught by the nuns.

The Six Marys are fun-loving girlfriends who grow up into practical everyday housewives.

The light hearted atmosphere delivers all kinds of sharp and comical observations.

The Six Marys is a fun-filled trip down memory lane .

And one you are never quite likely to forget.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

4 May 2018

Whale Theatre|No WiFi: Take 2|Short Films Showcase

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

Tickets €12.

No WiFi: Take 2 is a screening of selected short films from North Wicklow Filmmakers.

Established in late 2017,  group members are cast and crew 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 capacities.

The group is working on a new web series and submitting work to film festivals.

Feature film shoot will begin in 2019.

Special refreshments will be available:  sweets, popcorn, soft drinks.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

5 May 2018

Whale Theatre|Mundy

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

Tickets €25/€22.

Irish singer/songwriter Mundy made the transition from street busking to stardom.

His mainly acoustic,  folk-based,  pop/rock is upbeat and celebratory.

His jangle pop influence and his tendency to experiment further distinguishes him.

Special refreshments will be available:  cheeseboards, sweets, popcorn, soft drinks.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

6 May 2018

GCS Greystones Walk

Beginning at La Touche Road Car Park,  behind Greystones Railway Station.

Starting time is 12:00 p.m.

Join Greystones Cancer Support on a walk along our seafront and through our town.

La Touche Road Car Park along the seafront to Greystones Harbour Marina.

Along Victoria Ro ad to Church Road.

Up Church Road and down through Greystones Village to South Beach Car Park.

Under the First Arch,  along the seafront and return to La Touche Road Car Park.

Come one,  come all !!  All welcome,  mothers,  fathers,  children,  toddlers,  babies,  grandparents,  friends.

An easy stroll on the May Bank Holiday Week End.

Individuals,  €10;  Families,  €20.

Supporting the work of Greystones Cancer Support.

Your local independent voluntary cancer support group since 1994.

Details from Greystones Cancer Support,  2871601.


6 May 2018

Whale Theatre|Goldilocks and The Three Bears|Miriam Lambert

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

Tickets €10

Imagine a storybook that comes alive !!

Miriam Lambert presents Goldilocks and The Three Bears.

The story comes alive within her original two-tier puppet booth !!

Peek and Boo,  Miriam’s signature characters,  guide the children to the tale.

The tale of a little girl who pays a visit to the home of the adorable baby bear !!

Special children’s refreshments will be available:  sweets, popcorn, soft drinks.

6 May 2018

Whale Theatre|Redmond O’Toole|Eight String Guitar

Whale Theatre,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones;  5:00 p.m.;  Doors,  4:30 p.m.

Tickets €16/€14.

Irish classical guitarist,  Redmond O’Toole,  is one of the most interesting players.

In his generation,  he is renowned for his atmospheric performances.

And dazzling cirtuosity.

Redmond has given recitals throughout Europe and the USA.

He performs at prestigious concert halls and festivals as a soloist.

He has also performed with The Chieftains and Dublin Guitar Quarted.

Special refreshments will be available:  cheeseboards,  sweets, popcorn, soft drinks.

7 May 2018

May Bank Holiday Monday

Greystones Tidy Towns Family Fun Day

Burnaby Park,  Greystones.


8 May 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 !!

9 May 2018

Greystones 2020 AGM

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:30 p.m.

Members will have the opportunity to:

  • Find out about Greystones 2020 operations and finances.
  • Ask questions about the operations and finances of Greystones 2020
  • Speak about any item on the Agenda.
  • Vote on any resolutions proposed.

Members will also be asked to vote to:

  • Accept the Chairperson’s Report.
  • Accept the Annual Financial Statements.
  • Appoint an Accountant.
  • Elect Board of Management.

15 May 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.

25 May 2018

Wicklow Homeless Five Loaves and Ark Housing Project Golf Classic

Bray Golf Club.

Fourball,  €100 per team.

Followed by music and dancing with Austin Prior and Paul Kelly.

Lots of great prizes and Bumper Raffle !!

Information and details from Paddy Sullivan,  086 2548159 or Nora Hayden, 087 9491887.

29 May 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

30 May 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.

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