Greystones notes week April 9th

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.



Take pride in your community and your neighbourhood  !!

Register now for National Spring Clean.

Special pack and information available.

Wicklow County Council,  1890 222276,

National Spring Clean,  4002219,

Bray Recycling Centre open

Monday to Thursday           9 am to 4.30 pm.

Friday                              9 am to 1.45 pm.

Saturday                           9 am to 1.45 pm

Usual recycling material accepted.

Also,  waste paint,  waste engine oil and waste electrical and electronic equipment.

All free of charge !!



ALZPALS is a befriending service supporting people with dementa living at home.

Full free training provided with Garda vetting reference checks,  support,  mentoring.

If you have a few hours a week to spare and live in Co. Wicklow,  please contact:

Wicklow Dementia Support,  089 4286928.;

Closing date for enquiries is 22 April, 2018.


Are you over 50 and would like to improve your general health and well being ??

This form of exercise,  adapted from the ancient Chinese martial arts,  may well be for you.

Paul Lam’s Tai Chi for Arthritis programme integrates mind,  body and spirit.

It can help you gain greater muscular strength,  joint mobility and improved balance.

Suitable for individuals with arthritis.

Or for those who would simply like to enjoy slow,  smooth,  continuous movements.

Details from Barbara Mullan,  087 2059480,

Course will run 8, 15, 22, 29 May;  12 and 19 June, 2018.

Cost is €60 for the six sessions.





This is a review of all approved applicants for social housing supports now on WCC list.

WCC will write to each approved Applicant.


If you have moved address,  please notify WCC Housing Section by 13 April 2018.


This is very important !!

If you do not return the information on time,  your application will be terminated !!

And you will be removed from the list !!

Please pass on this information to relatives and friends who might be on the list.


Forms should be returned to:

          Jackie Carroll,  Senior Executive Officer.

          Housing and Corporate Estate,  Wicklow County Council

          County Buildings


          0404 20120;



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.

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.

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.

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 !!

11 April 2018

Whale Theatre|A Night at the Opera

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

Tickets €15.

Bringing together some of Ireland’s brightest young talent.

Student showcase that see much-loved opera classics given a new lease of life.

Mixture of old masters and new blood features Mozart,  Puccini and Verdi.

As well as some beloved musical theatre ballads from Royal Irish Academy of Music.

Wonderful young singers will feature in the programme.

You will be able to say you saw these incredible young artists before they were famous !!

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

13 April 2018

Whale Theatre|My Left Nut

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

Tickets €12/€10.

The hit of the Dublin Fringe Festival 2017 comes to Greystones !!

“Laughing one minute,  crying the next.  Terrific performance of touching story.

So says The Sunday Times !!

“My Left Nut is what fringe theatre is all about;  anm hour of fresh, pure entertainment.

Shouldn’t be missed.”  The Reviews Hub.

“Heart warming and charming.

A documentation of the struggle to find one’s true self in the face of person trauma.”

From TN2.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

April 2018

Whale Theatre|The Songs of Joni Mitchell

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

Tickets €18/€16.

The three piece group,  Shadows and Light,  bring her captivating show to Whale Theatre.

Stunning interpretatioins of her music,  vocalist,  Maura Vambeck.

Dave Mulligan on guitar;  Paul Enright on keyboard.

Show features songs from the huge Joni repertoire.

Their hypnotic performace of the lyrics and life of Joni is truly special.

Bringing you Joan Anderson,  the poet,  artist and mother.

Details,  booking and forthcoming events from 2010550 or

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

21 April 2018


Temple Carrig School;  7.30 p.m.

A Musical Evening featuring the best of Wicklow’s Choirs.

Tickets,  €10;  Students, €5.

Tickets available at 086 8146926/087 2718766.

Temple Carrig School Office,  2873610.

Greystones Business Bureau,  2877504. or

All proceeds in aid of Tiglin.

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 ??

26 April 2018

La Touche Wines|Spanish Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant,  Greystones.

To celebrate Spanish Wine Week !!

Dinner in conjunction with Bochelli’s Restaurant.

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

Bookings and full details from La Touche Wines,

La Touche Wines               2873826

Bochelli’s Restaurant           2873625

€60 per person.

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

30 April  to 3 May 2018

La Touche Wines|Wine Trip to Portugal

Itinerary now available !!

Details at La Touche Wines,  2873826.

6 May 2018

GCS Greystones Walk


7 May 2018

May Bank Holiday Monday

Tidy Towns Family Fun Day


8 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 !!

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