Greystones notes week February 18th

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.


Have you or your group signed up for the St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2019 yet ??

You don’t want to be left behind !!

Please contact 2876694 or

Help make Parade 2019 the best one yet !!

A wide range of awards will be made in various categories.

The usual Best Window Display award will also be made.

All shops and commercial enterprises are encouraged to make Greystones “en fete”.

St. Patrick’s Day is Ireland’s National Day,  celebrated all around the world.

We don’t want to be left out !!

Please return parade applications to GMD by 22 February 2019.

Cost is Clubs/Organisations,  €20;  Commercial, €40.



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

Tea/coffee and biscuits.

Memory Lane Music Group is a weekly group.

This group is for people with Alzheimer’s and/or their carers.

Singing is not only an enjoyable activity.

It can also provide a way for people with dementia,  and their carers,  to socialise.

They can express themselves and meet up with others in a fun and supportive group.

Details from Fiona Lang,  086 8455256,  and/or Michael Fisher,  087 9833931.



Week ending 10 February 2019.

Greystones North                               No reports.

                                                            Theft:  vehicle stolen.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Unlocked vehicle gone through.  Change stolen.

                                                                        Damage to wooden shed door.

Damage to front door.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     






  Friday,  28 February 2019.

  Old Cheers Building;  6 pm to 8 pm.

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

  And most other Garda station services. 

  Details from Garda Maria Curtis,





  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Wednesday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

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


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

  And most other Garda station services. 


  Details from:

  Garda Molly Corbett;

  Garda Alan Thompson;





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

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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


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


Aqua Aerobics          Shoreline Leisure      Monday         12:00 p.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:30 a.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:30 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to 1:45 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:30 p.m.

Get Together Coffee Morning|Friday,  22 February 2019,  10:30 a.m.

Come along for a talk by Gillian Fox,  well known podiatrist.                               

15 February 2019

Your Well-Being in Your Community

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

Talk by Ali Rochford,  Social Prescribing and Well-being Coordinator.

Social Prescribing is about supporting the health and well-being of people.

Using community based activities and supports,  such as art, exercise,  gardening, reading.

Programme is for you if you feel that you need some support to mind your health and well being.

Or if you feel isolated,  stressed,  anxious or depressed.

Ali will talk to you about what activities interest you.

And the benefits of participating in them.

She will assist and support you in attending those activities.

Booking is required 2873548 or

15 February 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

Today and each third Friday of the month.  This group meets once a 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.

15 February 2019

Whale Theatre|The Curse of the Button Accordian

Written and Performed by Sharon Mannion.

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €18/€15.

Two divas and a piano.

Love songs,  jazz standards,  ballads,  garnished with a twist of dry humour.

Carmel McCreagh,  Flo McSweeney and Fiachra Trench are the trio.

They have been bringing their shows to audiences throughout Ireland with great acclaim.

The Love Bites Valentine’s Day Show returns to Whale Theatre after a full house last year.

Irving Berlin,  Jacques Brel,  Leonard Cohen,  Duke Ellington, Melody Gardot.

Mick Jagger,  Leiber and Stoller,  Joni Mitchell,  Van Morrison,  Paul Simon.

Stephen Sondheim,  Tom Waits and many singers’ songs will feature.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

16 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Cello Ireland with Hugh Buckley Jazz Quintet

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €25.

Cello Ireland joins forces with the Hugh Bucklkey Jazz Quintet.

Incredible evening of music making.

Blend of rich sonorous sounds of the cello ensemble and improvisations of jazz ensemble.

Their combination is both unique and mesmerising.

Hugh Buckley is one of Ireland’s finest guitarists.

His ensemble features the cream of Ireland’s finest jazz musicians.

This will be a night to remember !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

17 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Greystones Film Club|A Star Is Born

This event is SOLD OUT.

Please feel free to join the waiting list.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

18 February 2019

Greystones Municipal District Special Meeting

Council Chamber,  Mill Road;  9:30 a.m.

The purpose of the meeting is to consider Part VIII:  Delgany Village Accessibility Scheme.

This is an important scheme and of particular interest to those in the Delgany area.

18 February 2018

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:20 p.m.

Monthly meeting of wonderful organisation that supports bereaved parents.

This meeting is only for parents who have lost children.

Anam Cara Wicklow offers a safe and comfortable setting.

The evening is free and open to all bereaved parents.

Regardless of the age your child died,  the circumstances of their death.

Or whether their death was recent or not.

Full details with videos of parents can be found at:

Topics include:  A Dad’s Grief,  Sudden and Traumatic Death,  The Grieving Family.

All services are provided free of charge.

19 February 2019

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.

21 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Healthy Habits Smooth Workshop|Cool Food School

11:00 a.m.  Tickets €10

Fun,  interactive,  healthy smoothie making workshop.

For children age 6+.

Held in one of the studios at the beautiful Whale Theatre.

An hour of chopping and peeling and blending and tasting and fun.

Best thing is that parents get an hour off !!

What better way for children to spend time during the mid term break ??

Good healthy eating habits in childhood last a lifetime !!

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

21 February 2019

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Talk

Kilian House Family Centre,  La Touche Road;  8:00 p.m.

Philip Lecane will speak about the sinking of the Dun Laoghaire/Holyhead mailboat.

The RMS Leinster was sunk in October 2018.

Philip is a maritime historian and author of two books.

Torpedoed! The RMS Leinster Disaster and Women and Children on the RMS Leinster.


All are welcome.

There will be a small charge of €2 to defray costs.

22/23 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Juliet of Verona

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

Brand new and exciting adaptation of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet.

Presented by Making Waves Youth Theatre.

Adaptation is by Ciaran Coogan,  Making Waves founding member.

This is the story of star-crossed lovers,  a story of two families at war,  mischief, love + loss.

There is a twist to the classic story.

This is the first time the Making Waves troupe of young actors will perform at Whale Theatre.

Making Waves Youth Theatre is a community youth theatre group.

It was founded in September 2018.

It is generously sponsored by Ross McParland,  Greystones Studios and Whale Theatre.

Membership is open to teenagers between the ages of 14 to 18.

Workshops and rehearsals every Sunday in Greystones Studios,  2 pm to 5 pm.

Juliet of Verona is Making Waves’ first production.

Making Waves Youth Theatre details from Joanne O’Shea,

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

22 February 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Catfish Blues Orchestra

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

The Catfish Blues Orchestra is a truly unique musical experience.

Band is comprised of some of the finest blues talents based in Ireland today.

Eight piece band produces a truly powerful sound.

Electric guitars,  bass,  drums,  vocals,  harmonica and brass section.

No two shows are alike.  This band must be experienced live to be fully appreciated.

The orchestra is driven by a love of authentic blues.

Doors open 8 p.m.

Tickets €10/€12.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from

26 February 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

27 February 2019

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.

27 February 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group Meeting

Greystones Cancer Support,  La Touche Place;  3.15 p.m.

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

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

Meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson,  professional bereavement counsellor.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and

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

27 February 2019

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

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

Can we help you or someone you know ??

28 February 2019

La Touche Wines Wine Dinner

Bochelli’s Restaurant;  7:45 p.m.

Five wines will be matched to a special menu.

As always,  an evening to remember !!   Don’t miss out !!

Cost is €60 per person.  Please book in advance,  2873826.

28 February 2019

Whale Theatre|Soldier,  Smoker,  Lipstick,  Joker.

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets €12/€10.

Kilmac Youth Drama Group presents a fresh look during 1940s wartime London.

Six characters at odds with one another find themselves caught up in the blitz.

They are forced to spend the night in a bomb shelter,  waiting out the blasts.

As the night unfolds,  wall crumble,  both inside and out.

Preceding this one act play,  the group will have a selection of musical acts.

They will be performed by a variation of talendted youths from Kilmacanogue.

Check out full details for this special Whale Theatre event from:

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

3 March 2019

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.

5 March 2019

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 !!

5 March 2018

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Spring Lecture

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

Memories of Gardening and Showing with Joan and Jim Gregg.

DDHS Members for over 40 years.

All welcome.

11 March 2019

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 !!

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 !!

12 March 2019

Coffee & Cake @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.

Wonderful home baking which you won’t be able to resist !!

Donations in aid of Youth Cafe.

Come along for warm welcome,  good friendship and all in aid of a good cause !!

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