Greystones notes week October 29th

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.








€1000 SuperValu Greystones Shopping Spree from Anne Daly

Google Home from Tom and Eileen Horan

Samsung Galaxy Tab A 10.1” 32 GB from Mark Kinsella

€200 Voucher from Des Doyle Butchers

Dinner Bed & Breakfast for Two from Powerscourt Arms Country House Enniskerry

Fourball from Greystones Golf Club

Beautiful watercolour Great Sugarloaf original painting from Mary Nohilly

Tickets available at Greystones Cancer Support,  Monday to Friday,  9 am to 1 pm.

Tickets are €2.00 each or 3 for €5.00.

GCS Mascot Bonnie will be at SuperValu Greystones this Saturday,  27 October.

3 pm to 4 pm.

Bonnies loves to say hello to all her friends !!

Come along and give her a pet !!

Draw takes place at Gala Charity Night on 3 November 2018 in Whale Theatre.

Gala Charity Night features Chris de Burgh.  Details from

Bonnie and Emma Oct 2018





Sunday,  25 November 2018;  Byrnes Pub Kilcoole;  12 pm to 5 pm.

If you are interested in taking a sale table,  please contact Sylvia,  086 1684858.

Arts and Crafts,  and bric a brac stalls are all welcome.

Tables are €20 inside or €15 outside.2



The rich history of the past may be unearthed at St. Crispins’s Cell Rathdown.

Archaeological dig is being initiated in this Medieval Settlement.

Greystones Tidy Towns,  Redford Park Residents and St. Crispin’s Residents Associations.

Human habitation dating back to early Neolithic period has been detected here.

Help is needed from volunteers to get further knowledge of our common past !!

Excavation will take place Monday,  5 November,  to Friday,  9 November 2018.

Mornings from 9.30 am to 1 pm;  Afternoons from 2 pm to 4.30 pm

Minimum contribution one half day – no prior experience needed !!

Please register with:

Marie Burbridge,  087 2511717,

Frank Coyne,  086 3855918,

Full details from Greystones Tidy Towns,





Sponsored by Delgany Tidy Towns,  Lycs Development Education,  Greystones Tidy Towns.

Workshop will be held from 10 am to 4 pm.

Spaces are limited and need to be pre-registered.

No charge,  but donations welcome to cover expenses.

Workshop aims to up-skill participants so they can be leaders in reducing waste.

Information will be given on the waste crisis,  its causes and ideas on solutions.

Details and pre-registration from

Or Zoe Woodward,  Delgany Community Council,  086 3192379,



One of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas fairs.

Applicants for stalls now being accepted,

One day single stall,  €45,  double stall,  €80;  Two day single stall,  €70, double stall, €120.



Wicklow Crafters interested in taking part in the fair are asked to send 3 JPG images.

As well as a description of their work and craft.

Please send to



Each Wednesday,  Shoreline Leisure Centre,  Mill Road;  12.30 pm. to 1:30 p.m.

Flexibility,  strength,  confidence,  balance,  co-ordination, mobility.

Led by Siel Bleu Physical Trainer,  Marguerite O’Mally.

Come along and try a life enhancing exercise class.

Classes are designed specifically for older adults.

They focus on physical,  social and mental wellbeing.

All welcome to drop in,  no need to register !!

Cost is €5 per sessions.

Details from 2096889;




Week ending 21 October 2018.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                2 thefts from vehicles.  Tools + golf clubs stolen.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Laptops taken from vehicle parked in an estate.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

A scam is going around.

Scammers email a person informing them they have access to their webcam.

Scammers say they have downloaded footage of the person watching explicit pictures.

Scammers say they will forward footage to all persons in their contacts.

If payment is not received in 2 days.  Please be advised.





  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.




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

  Most other Garda services.

  Details from Garda Maria Curtis,







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





Bray Recycling Centre,  Boghall Road;  27 October 2018;  9.30 am to 1 pm.

Much of what we throw in our bins is actually hazardous waste.

Please do not throw out any of the followings wastes.

Please safely store them until the Household Hazardous Waste Collection on 27 October.

Paints & solvents;  batteries;  fluorescent tubes;  fertilisers;  pesticides & poisons.

Waste medicines,  adhesives,  inks and resins;  caustic soda and waste oils;

Drain cleaners;  cleaning agents & detergents;  photographic chemicals;

Oven cleaners;  shoe polishes.

Batteries may be left at any Wicklow County Council Recycling Centre.

The are part of a free take back scheme at all shops selling batteries.

Paints are taken at Bray Recycling Centre at all times.

It is not always possible to predict the amount of hazardous waste materials.

That will be delivered to the collections.






Outings + Meetings

Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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


Whist every Wednesday evening,  St. Kilian House Family Centre,  8 pm.

Aqua Aerobics|Shoreline Leisure Centre Continue

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

Visit to Rathmines & Rathgar Musical Society                       17 November

Carousel @NCH;  2.30 pm

Bus and show,  €45.

Christmas Shopping Trip                                                  date to be decided

Arboretum Leighlinbridge,  Co. Carlow


Continues to 28 October 2018

Wicklow Dementia Support

Charity Art Exhibition

Pop Up Shop,  La Touche Place,  Greystones.

Exhibition will include works from over a dozen local artists:

Michael Gemmell,  Nicky Kruseman and Patrick Walshe.

Funds will go to Wicklow Dementia Support.

Four works from students of St. Gerard’s School Bray will also be exhibited.

Students are raising funds the submitting their artwork for a competition.

Pop Up Gallery will be open until 28 October 2018,  10:a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Fifty percent of all sales will go to Wicklow Dementia Support.


Wicklow Dementia Support is a local charity,  supporting people with dementia.

And also their families.

The group aims to support the person with dementia at home in their local community.

For as long as possible.

Details from Patte O’Reilly,

26 October 2018

Whale Theatre

Greystones Film Club|The Rocky Horror Picture Party

8:00 p.m.;  Doors open 7:00 p.m.;  Tickets €10.

Frank-N-Furter and the gang take over the Whale Theatre for night of devious delights.

Live dancers,  shady chancers and wide-eyed romancers.

All there to celebrate a certain Halloween classic that has been with us for 43 years.

Prizes for the best fancy dress.

Finest monster mashes known to devil and beast on the sound system.

Lots more surprises for the spookiest,  grooviest Halloween party in town.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

27 October 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera:  La Fanciulla del West

5:55 p.m.;  Doors open 5:15 p.m.;  Tickets €25.

Wonderful Puccini’s opera with gun-slinging heroine in romantic epic of Wild West.

With an outlaw and vigilante sheriff.

Fabulous soprano,  tenor and baritone.

Running time:  3:42,  with two intermissions.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn and Confectiionary available.

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

27 October 2018

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!  Turn Clocks BACK One Hour !!


28 and 29 October 2018

Whale Theatre|The Old Dark House

Sunday,  show starts 8:00 p.m.  Doors,  7:00 p.m.

Monday,  show starts 4:00 p.m.  Doors,  3:00 p.m.

Tickets €18/€15.

Mangled Ferret Theatrical Expeditions.

The Old Dark House,  by Alan Nolan and Ian Whelan.  Directed by Ian Whelan.

It’s the ultimate dark and stormy night.

Five weary travellers seek shelter on a stormy night.

They are admitted to gloomy,  foreboding mansion belonging to strange Femm family.

The travellers try to make the best of it,  but the weather seems to be least of their troubles!

This blistering comedy has received rave reviews since its 2001 premiere.

Ian Whelan and his team have many sold out runs to their credit.

Wonderful way to spend the October Bank Holiday weekend !!

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

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

29 October 2018

October Bank Holiday Monday

30 October 2018

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

On the Agenda

  • Draft Budgetary Plan for 2019 for GMD.
  • Update on Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Report from District Engineer.
  • Discuss arrangements for Christmas Lights.
  • Motions to include Killadreenan pedestrian crossing.
  • New timetable for Greystones DART trains.
  • No HGVs on Delgany N11 turnoff.
  • Stylebawn Delgany should be listed on vacant sites register.
  • Speed signs on Delgany Wood Avenue.
  • Pedestrian crossing from Thorndale/Convent Court entrance to Delgany Wood.

31 October 2018

Mindfulness Workshop for Children Aged 4 to 10 Years

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m.

Louise Shanagher is a qualified Child Therapist.

Author of Ireland’s first series of books for children about Mindfulness.

Series is entitled:  Mindfully Me.

Booking is required,  2873548,

31 October 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.

31 October 2018

Whale Theatre

Greystones Film Club|The Nightmare Before Christmas

2:00 p.m.;  Doors open 1:30 p.m.;  Tickets €10.

This just might be the greatest Halloween movie of all time,  no matter what your age.

Funny and,  ultimately,  heartwarming tale of ghoul meets girl.

While trying to bring some Christmas sparkle to Halloween Town.

Stop-motion animation perfectly suited to a world populated by silly monsters.

And cuddly creeps.

Film might be a little bit scary for the very young,  but there is a happy ending.

And a huge amount of fun and catchy songs along the way.

A true delight for all ages.

After the screening,  fancy dress is pretty much compulsory.

Prizes for the best costumes on the day !!

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

31 October 2018

Halloween !!  Trick or Treat !!


1 November 2018

Delgany Thursday Club Outing to Chester Beatty Library Dublin

Bus leaves Christ Church Delgany at 1:30 p.m.

Cost is €25 to include coach,  guided tour and scone with tea/coffee.

Booking and details from Noelene, 2876878;  Peter, 086 8307644;  John, 086 3566527.

3 November 2018

Whale Theatre Gala Charity Night for Greystones Cancer Support

Featuring Chris de Burgh.

Famous Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw takes place @6:30 p.m.

This event is SOLD OUT.  Please contact Whale Theatre for Waiting List.

3 November 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Mack Fleetwood

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Ireland’s premier tribute to the super group Fleetwood Mac.

Fleetwood Mac was originally the “Best White Blues Band” to come out of the 60s.

Mack Fleetwood delivers a spellbinding show.

Their love of the material and musical prowess shines through in each song.

They will bewitch you with authentic renditions of all your favourite Fleetwood Mac hits.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €15/€17.

Full details from,  087 2917519.

4 November 2018

Blessing of the Graves Redford Cemetery Greystones @3pm

Water bottles will be provided for personal blessing of graves.

Annual Cemetery Collection for upkeep of cemetery will also take place.

4 November 2018

Holy Rosary Parish|Social Hobby & Craft Afternoon

Kilian House Family Centre;  3:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Learn new crafts and make new connections while also having a cuppa !!

Lots to see and learn while meeting with friends.

4 November 2018

Whale Theatre

Classical Music Appreciation|Neuroscience Behind Imagery

4:00 p.m.;  Doors open 3:00 p.m.;  Tickets €15/€10.

Improvisations on Sofia Areal’s Art:  Tetractys

Tetractys is a multi-disciplinary research project.

It brings together science,  music and visual art.

Sofia Areal’s colour and patterns are musically interpreted by pianist,  Dr. Svetlana Rudenko.

They are then digitally animated by Dr. Joao Cabral from TCD.

Music will include Bach,  Rachmaninoff,  Granados.

Photography will be by Pawel Pentlinowski and Marek Bubenik.

Suitable for 5 years plus.

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

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

6 November 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 !!

12 November 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 !!

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

Lots of activities and ideas to keep you interested !!

Wide range of demonstrations and speakers are actively pursued.

Also various crafts,  sport,  drama and theatre outings are among the interests.

Plus forging good friendships.

Come along and see what is on offer.  You will be most welcome.

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

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

13 November 2018

YWCA Coolnagreina Coffee Morning

Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Today and each second Tuesday of the month.

Come along for a wonderful morning of good friendship.

Tea/coffee and home baking.

Why not arrange to meet a friend at Coolnagreina for coffee ??

You will have a great morning and support a good cause.

15 November 2018

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

Today and each third Friday of the month.

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Group meeting is for those caring for someone at home with dementia.

Opportunity to meet for sharing in a confidential and facilitated setting.

Details from 089 4286928.

20 November 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.

24 November 2018

Greystones Municipal District|Greystones Businesses

Christmas Lighting Ceremony

Burnaby Park;  4:00 p.m.

Usual carol singing,  ecumenical service and special visit by Santa !!

28 November 2018

Greystones Cancer Support|Bereaved Group Meetings

GCS Centre,  La Touche Place;  3.15 pm.

This group is for those bereaved in the past few years.

Grieving is an ongoing process.  Sharing with others has proven to help.

Our meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson.

They have proved very helpful to all.

A warm welcome is always extended.

There will be no Bereaved Group meeting in December.

28 November 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.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and

Please no there will be no Men’s Group Evening in December.

Greystones Cancer Support offers guidance,  encouragement and support to cancer patients,  their families and their friends.

Can we help you or someone you know ??

1 and 2 December 2018

St. David’s Secondary School Christmas Craft Fair

One of Wicklow’s biggest Christmas fairs.

St. David’s Secondary School Hall;  11:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

11 December 2018

YWCA Coolnagreina Coffee Morning

Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Today and each second Tuesday of the month.

Come along for a wonderful morning of good friendship.

Tea/coffee and home baking.

Why not arrange to meet a friend at Coolnagreina for coffee ??

You will have a great morning and support a good cause.

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