Greystones notes week July 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.


Holyhead Mayor,  Keith Thomas,  will lead a contingent of visitors to Greystones.

They arrive on Saturday to finalise details of a Greystones trip to HH end July.

Contingent will include Holyhead Councillors and community organisations.

Greystones is officially twinned with Holyhead.

We have many common interests which we can share with each other.

Theatre,  harbour,  maritime town,  Sea Scouts,  sailing,  football.

We each have our own native language,  tourism,  music.

RNLI,  Fire Service,  out of town development.

Mayor Thomas will be in The Burnaby Lounge on Saturday,  6 July,  4.30 pm to 6 pm.

Local groups are most welcome to come along and say hello.

Mayor Thomas would very much like to meet up with community groups.

Please feel free to drop in,  you will be given a warm welcome.

This will be an excellent opportunity to learn more about Holyhead.

And our common interests.

Mayor Thomas has an extensive programme planned for his year as HH leader.

There is a lot going on in Holyhead,  just as there is in Greystones !!



Help needed with bag packing !!

18 more slots to fill,  can you help fill one of them ??

Bag Pack is part of the East Coast FM County Wide Cancer Support Group Initiative.

Details below.


Wonderful walking route to the Big Sugarloaf is now open.

Route begins at Greystones Railway Station.

Big bonus for visitors and Greystones walkers alike.

Paul Byrne from the Greystones has all the details !!


GRAPE is now on each summer Sunday,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

11.00 am to 5.30 pm each Sunday.

Lots of wonderful art and photographic items to see and purchase.

A wonderful opportunity for that special present,  especially for Father’s Day !!





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







  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

  Garda Corbet and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.


Drop in for crime prevention advice,  get a form stamped.

And most other Garda station services.                             



Garda slot on East Coast FM every Wednesday or Thursday morning,  11:15 am approx.

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              666 5800

EPA Noise Pollution                      1890 20 20 21

Crimestoppers                                      1800 25 00 25                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407


Good advice for protecting your home before you go away on holiday !!               







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 have finished for the Summer Break

Aqua Aerobics|Shoreline Leisure Centre Continue

Classes continue for Members during the summer months.

Each Monday,  12 pm to 1 pm.  Cost is €4.50.

Day Trip to Co. Wexford                                                                18 July 2018

Secret Valley Wild Life Park and Zoo

Gorey and Wexford Lavender Farm Inch


Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park,  9.30 am.

Cost is €30.

Details from Elsie Kelly,  087 7468426.

Day Trip to Wells House and Gardens                                      22 August 2018

Ballyedmond,  Gorey

Cois na hAbhann Garden Home, & Lifestyle Centre

Camolin,  Co. Wexford


Coach leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park,  9.30 am.

Cost is €30.

Details from Elsie Kelly,  087 7468426.          


6 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Netflix Screening|Somebody Feed Phil|Featuring The Happy Pear

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Free event.

Philip Rosenthal created the famous Emmy-winning Everybody Loves Raymone.

Phil decided to take time off and brought his family to Greystones.

And,  of course,  to The Happy Pear.

You can see how they got on at this Netflix global debut.

Happy Pear food will be on offer.

David and Stephen themselves will introduce their big screen debut.

And how they convinced Phil to take a splash down at The Cove.

Details from 2010550 or

7 July 2018

Whale Theatre|Dry Rain Theatre Company|To Shorten the Road

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.

This event is SOLD OUT !!  You can join the waiting list,  details below.

A candle lit evening of traditional Seanchaí Storytelling,  Songs, Dance,  Music, Poetry.

Lorraine O’Brien,  storyteller and lilter.

Emma O’Brien,  singer and actress.

Mick Heffernan,  singer and musician.

Storytelling is the oldest form of entertainment in Ireland.

In the old days,  people would gather in the house of the best storyteller, the Seanchaí.

In between,  there would be stories,  songs,  music poetry and dance.

Come along for a wonderful night !! You won’t be disappointed !!

You can read all about it,  Wicklow Times,  Page 18,  link below.

Full bar, Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn + Confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or

8 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Music Together 2018 Summer Showcase Party

2:00 p.m. Doors open 1:30 p.m.  Free event.

Music Together gang are back with new songs and new instruments.

Special guests will join the party for traditional songs,  jampacked and jamming.

Music Together aims to challenge public perception.

And improve public access to the work of disabled artists.

Paving the way for further integration into the arts community.

Music Together aims to enhance and develop performers’ skills in music and voice.

Percussion and music technology,  with a view to performing concerts at local arts events.

Concert has been arranged by Andy and Marion Smith.

Big welcome back to Whale Theatre for the second time.

Full bar,  fresh popcorn and confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or

9 to 13 July 2018

Irish Water Safe Week in Greystones

Greystones South Beach.

Registration @South Beach Lifeguard Station on 9 July @10:00 a.m.

Candidates should be 10 years of age.

Cost is €40 for safety classes;  €50 for rescue classes.

Candidates will learn safety and rescue skills.

Wetsuits are recommended but not compulsory.

Classes generally run every day;  class duration can vary.

More information available on registration day.

Places are allocated on a first come,  first served basis.

It is not possible to register outside the designated registration.

If you cannot attend on registration day,  please attend on first day of course.

And speak to an available instructor.

13/14 July 2018

Greystones Cancer Support|Bag Pack Tesco Greystones

Please support your local,  independent,  voluntary cancer support group.

Serving Greystones and the community since 1994.

Bag packers need over the two days !!

Can you help ??  It’s easy and it’s fun !!

Bag Pack is part of the East Coast FM County Wide Cancer Support Group Initiative.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and

13 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Music Together 2018 Summer Showcase Party

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €20/€18.

Hard to believe the Apres Match trio have been at this for over 20 years now.

The lads are coming to Greystones with their all-new World Cup special show.

Featuring all your favourite caricatures,  that biting satire and their supreme silliness.

This is one birthday bash you really can’t afford to miss !!

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  fresh popcorn and confectionary available.

Details from 2010550 or

14 July 2018

Hot Spot Music Club

Aja: Buffalo Soul Reggae Band/Tribute to Bob Marley

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Buffalo Soul is a 6 piece collective of musicians from all over the world.

Based in Dublin,  the band pays tribute to the legendary Bob Marley.

Bob was the most influential Jamaican musician of all time.

And his timeless music.

Band includes vocals,  guitar,  keyboard, sax,  percussion, drums and bass.

Doors open 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €10/€12.

Full details from,  087 2917519.

16 to 20 July 2018

Whale Theatre|Pirate and Fairy Summer Camp

9:30 a.m.

Cost is €99 for the week.  10% discount for more than one child in a family attending.

The Bradley Theatre School are back with their imaginative summer camps.

Camp is aimed at young children from the ages of three and nine.

Structured around singing,  dancing,  drama,  dress up,  storytelling.

Creative games,  arts and crafts,  puppet shows,  fairytale disco and show on Friday.

Sarah Bradley has over ten years of drama and dance teaching experience.

Details of this event and all Whale Theatre events from 2010550 or

16 to 20 July 2018

Whale Theatre|Showtime Summer Camp

9:30 a.m.  Doors open 9:00 a.m.

Cost is €99 for the week.  10% discount for more than one child in a family attending.

Week long course for ages 9+.

Do you love to act,  sing, dance and perform ??

Then this is the camp for you,  a jam-packed week.

Working towards making a spectacular show.

Straight from the West End,  with over ten years of drama and dance teaching experience.

Sarah Bradley is uniquely qualified to launch this sizzling summer course.

It’s not to be missed.  Everyone is welcome.

Details of this event and all Whale Theatre events from 2010550 or

21 and 22 July 2018

Denali Garden Opening

Denali,  Charlesland;  2.00 pm to 5.00 pm.

Save the date !!   Wonderful garden opening opportunity.

Absolutely not to be missed … and right on our doorstep !!

Don’t miss this real treat of a garden.

Tea/coffee and homebaking available.

Admission €5.

Denali Garden Opening is located at the Go Gym Roundabout.

Directional signs will be in place on the weekend.

25 July 2018

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

Greystones Cancer Support Centre;  8:00 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends have had cancer.

This will be the last meeting before the summer break.

Allotment at Season Park Farm Allotments NTMK is going well.

The ground has been cleared and the shed is up !!

Fruit,  flowers,  veg,  herbs,  all growing nicely.

Fantastic work from GCS men !!

Green fingers all round !!

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 ??


29 July 2018

Whale Theatre

Summer Outdoor Movies @The Cove|Jungle Book

9:00 p.m. Tickets €5;  limit 4.

Details from 2010550 or

11 August 2018

Irish German Society of County Wicklow

Annual Trip|Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre|Clonmacnoise|Athlone

Bus leaves AIB Bank Greystones,  9:00 a.m.

Second collection at Killruddery House entrance,  9:15 a.m.

Visiting Tullamore Dew Visitor Centre,  Heritage Site Clonmacnoise.

Lunch at Creggan Court Hotel,  Visit to Athlone.

Excellent opportunity to see and learn.

Price,  to include all admission charges,  two course lunch,  bus hire.

Members, €35;  Non Members €50.

This is always a very interesting and enjoyable trip.

Early booking recommended as there is usually a waiting list.

Full details and booking,  George Jones,  2875678,

11 August 2018

Whale Theatre

Summer Outdoor Movies @The Cove|Airplane

10:00 p.m. Tickets €5;  limit 4.

Details from 2010550 or


26 August 2018

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

St. Patrick’s National School,  Church Road,  Greystones;  3:00 pm. to 5:00 p.m.

Wonderful local exhibition of summer flowers.

A show not to be missed !!

Tea/coffee and biscuits available.

10 September 2018

Delgany Guild Irish Countrywomen’s Association Meeting

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  8:00 p.m.

Delgany Guild ICA meets tonight and every second Monday of the month.

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Crafts:  jewellery to patchwork;  Drama;  Sports:  swimming to golf.

Outings are regular,  fun and cultural.

Demonstrations,  speakers and competitions are held throughout the year.

Delgany Guild ICA is not all about tea and buns !!

But it is always nice to end a meeting with them !!

Come along to a meeting and see for yourself.

You will be given a very warm welcome !!

18 September 2018

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

First Soup and Sandwiches of the season !!

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

Suggested donation of €5.00,  in aid of charity.

26 September 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.

21/22 September 2018

5th Festival of History|30th La Touche Legacy Weekend

La Touche Legacy in association with Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society.

Greystones Golf Club,  Whitshed Road;

Superb line up of speakers.

Programme details with topics and speakers to follow.

1 October 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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