Greystones notes week April 15th

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.



Visit to make sure that your name is on the Electoral Register.

It is your responsibility to make sure that your name is listed !!

Electors can apply to be added to the supplemental register before 7 May 2019.

Details and information from


Need to see a GP urgently at night or on the weekend ??

The service operates from 6 pm to 8 am,  Monday to Friday.

24 hours on Saturday,  Sunday and all Bank and Public Holidays.

Telephone 01. 2234500.

When you first call EDOC,  a call taker will take your details.

A triage nurse will call you back and discuss the nature of the medical problem.

And decide the best course of action for you to take.

This might be advice from the nurse,  a call back from the doctor.

Or the arrangement of an appointment to see a doctor in one of the centres.




The District Councillors,  in conjunction with the Wicklow Times,  wish to honour persons.

Is there someone you know who deserves recognition for their achievements ??

And for their contribution to our community ??

Why not nominate them for an award ??

Awards will be made in the following categories:

       Sports Person of the Year

       Civic Person of the Year

       Special Person of the Year

       Cultural Person of the Year

       Commercial Person of the Year

       Young Entrepreneur of the Year

Awards will be presented on Thursday,  9 May 2019,  at a special function.

The function will be held in Greystones Golf Club.

Full details and nomination forms from Greystones Municipal District,  2876694.


St. David’s Secondary School,  Seafront;  9 am to 3 pm.

Gate opens at 7.30 am for sellers.  Gates will be locked at 3.30 pm.

Cars,  €15;  Vans/Cars with trailers,  €25.

Payable on entry.  Details and sellers rules from



The Gig Rig big stage will be there.  Performances going on all day !!

Would you or your group like to perform ??

Just let Tidy Towns know by contacting

Fabulous new website has been launched !!

Have a look and see what Greystones has to offer.


Work has begun to have a safe and comfortable space in our community for young people.

You can help to continue the work by supporting local events coming up.

Monthly Coffee Mornings at Coolnagreina:  next Coffee Morning on 9 April 2019.

Wicklow Sings Choral Festival in Temple Carrig School on 6 April 2019.

Why not be a sponsor for the festival ??  Festival Brochure or Raffle Prize.

SAX Pistols Concert coming soon.

Funds are still needed for kitchen fitout and furniture.

Please help by donating via website or call to Coolnagreina.

Members also needed for Steering Committee to help guide the project.

All help and donations are most welcome. or



St. Patrick’s Parish Centre;  2.45 pm.

Cost is €60.

Are you over 50 and interested in health and well being ??

It is believed this programme can improve your strength and balance.

Helping to reduce pain from arthritis.

Relax and enjoy the slow, smooth, continuous movements of Sun style Tai Chi.

Strengthen your energy through Qi Gong,  which is believed to promote relaxation + healing.

Experience the integration of mind and body.

Details from Barbara Mullan,  Certified Instructor.

087 2059480 or


Week ending 31 March 2019.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                No reports.

Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from shop.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               3 business premises broken into.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     


Week ending 7 April 2019.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                2 vehicles gone through,  nothing stolen.

                                                                        4 thefts from shop and pedal cycle and tools stolen.

                                                                        3 incidents.  Youths damaged parking meter.

                                                                        Shed and DART spraypainted.

Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

An Garda Síochána is recruiting Garda Trainees !!

You can apply to join the team !!

Apply before 24 April, 2019 @3 pm via






  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.


Monthly Coffee Morning                                                   26 April 2019

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 am.


Trip to Altamont Gardens and Rathwood                     8 May 2019


Trip to Bloom in the Phoenix Park                                 30 May 2019


Autumn Holiday to Celtic Ross Hotel                            22 September 2019

Rosscarbery,  Co. Cork                                                    

Bed,  breakfast,  evening meals,  trips.

Four nights,  five days.

Entertainment on 2 nights.

Cost is €315 per person sharing.

Single supplement €15 per night.

Booking deposit is €15,  bookings now being taken.

12 April 2019

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

In aid of Greystones Cancer Support

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina,  10:00 am. to 12:00 p.m.

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

Can we help you or someone you know ??

12 April 2019

Hot Spot Music Club

Culchie Warriors with Joe Rooney & Pat McDonnell


Joe and Patrick present a hilarious new show of sketches,  song and stand up.

They offer unique and fresh insights into the big issues facing the modern world !!

Doors open 8 pm.  Show,  9 pm.

Tickets €12/€15.

Booking Hot Spot during opening hours.

Or 087 2917519,  credit card.

Full details from

13 and 14 April 2019

Delgany Tidy Towns Spring Clean

Opportunity over two days to help keep Delgany tidy.

Save the dates !!  Bags and litter pickers provided.

Bring gardening tools such as gloves,  brushes,  spades and trowels.

Three works sessions.  Meet at Wicklow Arms.

End of work BBQ at Horse & Hound.

Full details from

13 April 2019

Whale Theatre

An Evening with Aoife O’Connell and Ross Scanlon

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets, €18.00/€16.00.

Join Wicklow’s best loved singers,  Aoirfe O’Connell and Ross Scanlon.

An evening Featuring,  Mozart,  Puccini,  Gershwin,  Rodgers and Hammerstein.

Guaranteed to be an evening to remember.

Ross and Aoife have sung in some of the UK and Europe’s finest venues.

They are delighted to be back home to join forces and sing at the Whale Theatre !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story !!

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

14 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Bolshoi Ballet:  The Golden Age

4:00 p.m. Doors open 3:30 p.m.  Tickets, €20.00/€14.00.

In the 1920s,  The Golden Age cabaret is a favourite nightly haunt.

Young fisherman,  Boris,  falls in love with Rita.

He follows her to the cabaret and realises she is beautiful dancer, Mademoiselle Margot.

But she is also the love interest of the local gangster,  Yashka !!

Jazzy score by Shostakovich,  music hall atmosphere and beautiful tangos.

Golden Age is a refreshing and colourful dive into the Roaring 20s.

An historic ballet that can only be seen with the Bolshoi !!

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

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

16 April 2019

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

There will be no Soup & Sandwiches this month in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre.

Soup & Sandwiches will be back again on 21 May 2019 !!

20 April 2018

Des Fox Mosaic Workshop

Today and each third Saturday of the month.

Held in Greystones in Des Fox studio.

10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. or 2:30 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Other times by appointment.

Opportunity for all participants to make a small mosaic in a creative environment.

A studio experience might be just the tactile treatment your hands and mind need at this point.

While two colours might be all you use to start with something simple.

While engaging with this beautiful ancient craft.

Details from Des Fox,  087 2503482.

Next workshops,  18 May and 15 June 2019.

17 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Brick Flicks Workshop @Greystones Studios

This event is SOLD OUT !!

Please contact Whale Theatre for details of the waiting list.

17 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Adam & Paul

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

Unquestionably the finest homegrown movie since the turn of the century.

Arguably one of the greatest Irish movies of all time.

Adam & Paul is getting a special 15th Anniversary Screening.

Details of this and all future Whale Theatre events from:

19 April 2019

Whale Theatre|Spotless

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets, €18/€16.

Multi-award winning theatre company Rise Production returns.

Brand new play from acclaimed writer Gary Duggan.

Spotless is part drama,  part thriller,  with a healthy dose of black humour thrown in too !!

The play tells the story of two very different women.

Their lives become intertwined.

They find themselves involved,  unknown to each other,  with the same mysterious man !!

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

20 April 2019

Whale Theatre

Still Don’t Make No Sense:  The Music of Stop Making Sense

8:00 p.m. Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets, €16.00/€14.00.

This is a live re-enactment of Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense.

Come and watch as the Playback band blast through all 16 songs from the film.

Playback is an “album tribute band” made up of some of Dublin’s finest singers + musicians.

They have expanded to an 8 piece for this show in order to do justice to the film.

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

22 April 2019

Whale Theatre

Children’s Comedy Magic & Illusion Show:  Joe Daly

Shows at 1:00 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.  Tickets, €10.00.

Direct from his weekday magic show,  abraK/Dabra on RTE.

Joe Daly brings his children’s comedy, magic and illusion show to Whale Theatre.

Suitable for children from 4 years to 12 years.

Joe will bring them on a rollercoaster ride of magic,  illusion,  comedy and fun.

His show completely reinvents children’s entertainment.

So much so,  that the adults will enjoy the show as much as the children !!

Prepare yourself to be spellbound one minute and roaring laughing the next.

Tables will fly,  newspapers torn up and restored.

Cola poured over a volunteer’s head.

Joe himself will float on air.  And that’s just for starters !!

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

23 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Bees & Beekeeping

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.

Mary Montaut will give an introductory talk for those interested in starting beekeeping.

Talk is also for those who are generally interested in nature,  wildlife and gardening.

Mary is a Member of the Federation of Irish Beekeeping Association.

Booking required,  2873548,

24 April 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 April 2019

Greystones Library Spring/Summer Talks

Birdsong and How to Identify It !!

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Declan Murphy is a highly experienced birdwatcher,  speaker and author.

He has appeared on RTE’s Mooney Goes Wild and Joe Duffy’s Liveline.

Booking required,  2873548,

30 April 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chambers,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  7:30 p.m.

2 May 2019

Delgany Thursday Club Trip to Ratoath Gardens & Garden Centre

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

€25 to include coach,  introductory talk & scone with tea/coffee.

Details from Noelene,  2876878;  Peter, 086 8307644 or John,  086 3566527.

5 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support GCS Walk

Walk along our seafront and through our town for Greystones Cancer Support !!

Save the date,  details to follow !!

5 May 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.

7 May 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 !!

13 May 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 !!

14 May 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 !!

24 May 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support

Family Carers Support Group

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 and dates of meetings from 089 4286928.

29 May 2019

Greystones Cancer Support Men’s Evening

La Touche Place;  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 ??


29 June 2019

Delgany and District Horticultural Society Rose Show

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

Wonderful annual event,  lots of roses and flowers.

Teas are served during the show.  Plants also for sale.

New Members and Exhibitors are very welcome.

All exhibits must be staged before 11.30 am on the day of the show.

Entries must be advised to the Show Secretary in advance.

Please email

Details at and on Facebook.

All welcome !!

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