Greystones notes week November 5th



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.




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 28 October 2018.

Greystones North                               Burglary: Male in 30s, red hair and short sleeve

                                                            hi vis jacket.

                                                            Theft from shed,  nothing taken.

                                                            Criminal Damage:  graffiti on wall.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from vehicle:  two males in hi vis jackets.

                                                            In red saloon,  04D ??.  Breaking into vehicles.

                                                            Tools and other items stolen.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from vehicle.  Graffiti on wall.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

Two males in their 30s wearing hi vis jackets are connected to thefts from vehicles.

Greystones at a leisure centre and a building site.  Evening times.

They were seen entering a red saloon,  partial registration 04D.





  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.




  10 am TO 12 pm.

  No agenda or speeches,  just a chance to ask questions.

  Voice concerns and meet your local Community Gardai.








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






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


3 November 2018

Whale Theatre Gala Charity Night for Greystones Cancer Support

Featuring Chris de Burgh.

Famous Greystones Cancer Support Super Draw takes place on the night.

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.

mack fleetwood

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.

Cemetery Mass 2015

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 !!

9 November 2018

Whale Theatre|Joanne McNally

This event is currently SOLD OUT.

Please contact the theatre for the waiting list.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

10 November 2018

Whale Theatre|Met Opera:  Marnie

Live Satellite Screening

5:55 p.m.;  Doors open 5:30 p.m.;  Tickets €25/€13.

Nico Muhly’s Marnie,  based on Winston Graham’s novel.

Which in turn inspired Alfred Hitchcock’s suspenseful thriller.

Running time approximately 3:17.  One intermission

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

Full details about this special Whale Theatre event from:

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10 November 2018

Hot Spot Music Club|Van Morrison’s Playbook

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Celtic Soul are a 7 piece band from Bangor.

Delivering a very fine tribute to Van Morrison.

Excellent musicianship,  authenticity and heart.

Receiving critical acclaim from devout Van fans wherever they perform.

You will hear the big hits in a packed show.

Appearances on Gerry Kelly’s BBC Radio Ulster show have boosted their following.

With more years than they care to remember,  these musicians play blues, folk, trad, jazz.

They have the ingredients to combine and deliver Van’s music in an outstanding show.

Doors open 8:00 p.m.  Show starts 9 pm sharp.

Tickets €15/€17.   Special note:  first 20 tickets are €15 !!

Full details from,  087 2917519.

11 November 2018

Whale Theatre|Bolshoi Ballet Live:  La Sylphide

Live Satellite Screening

3:00 p.m.;  Doors open 2:30 p.m.;  Tickets €20/€14.

On the day of his wedding,  the young Scotsman,  James,  is awoken.

He is awoken with a kiss from an ethereal winged creature,  a Sylph.

Entranced by her beauty,  James risks everything to pursue an unattainable love.

La Sylphide is one of the world’s oldest surviving ballets.

A treasure in the Danish Bournonville style.

Restaged for the Bolshoi by Bournonville expert,  Johan Kobborg.

This production is the ultimate romantic masterpiece.

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:

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 !!

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