Greystones notes week May 20th

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.



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


Join the largest all-women’s event of its kind in the world for GCS !!

It’s easy and it’s fun.

Lots of women are walking or running or jogging for GCS this year.

You can too !!  All in aid of a good cause.

Transport to/from Dublin on the day.

Light refreshments back in Greystones after the event.

Details from 01.2871601 or


Congratulations to this year’s deserving winners !!

Sports Award                          Theresa Kinnane

Joint Civic Award                     Patrick Frawley

                                             Marlena Murphy

Special Award                          Marie Kelly

Cultural Award                         Ailbhe Skay

Commercial Award                   David Martin Hair Design

Young Entrepreneur Award       Johanna Dooley

Special Recognition Award        Greystones Churches Together



Week ending 12 May 2019.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Burglary,  entry via downstairs back bedroom.

                                                                        4 thefts:  from shop, van left unlocked, pedal cycle.

                                                                        Rear window of vehicle smashed.

                                                                        Anti social behaviour:  items thrown at walkers.

Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Bike stolen from shed.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               Rear window of vehicle damaged.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     





  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.


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.

17 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Giz A Laugh’s by Enya Martin:  Would Ya be Able ??

8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Admission €20.

Enya Martin brings her brand new stand up comedy show to the Whale Theatre.

She has successfully made the transition from hilarious videos to live stage performing.

Enya is the best selling female comedian in Dublin’s Vicar Street.

She sold out three shows in 2018.

Joe Duffy has regularly featured Enya on his RTE radio programme.

Her stand up show is pure comedy dynamite !!

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

18 May 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 workshop will be held on 15 June 2019.

18 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Elaine Scott Student Showcase.

1:30 p.m.  Doors open 1:00 p.m.

Admission €15/€5.

This fourth showcase concert by students offers chance to hear old favourites.

Alongside some brand new talent from students at all levels.

Is there anything more powerful than a musician’s first flights of fancy ??

That burst of expression that has been building up through long hours and years of practice?

Each child has its own unique voice.

Each performance will bring something different to the table.

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

18 May 2019

Whale Theatre|An Evening with Anne Randolph

Anne Randolph worked with Greystones Cancer Support in her capacity as a counsellor.

Anne has now resumed her singing career and is coming to the Whale Theatre.

8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.  Tickets are €22 and €20.

This is an evening not to be missed !!

Come and enjoy a charming evening of songs and music.

Anne will bring you some of the most beautiful Celtic and international folk classics.

You can show your support for Anne and have a wonderful evening at the same time !!

Anne will be appearing on the Late Late Show the night before her performance here.

We expect this event to be a sell out,  early booking is strongly recommended !!

Anne will be holding a raffle for Greystones Cancer Support during the interval.

Anne’s son,  Darren Randolph,  Ireland’s Goalie,  will provide a prize.

He will be there on the night to pull tickets !!

What a night !!  What more could you ask for !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story and all the details.

Booking details from the Whale Theatre.

19 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Theatre Tot’s Class|5 Week Course on Sunday Mornings

10:50 a.m.  Classes series,  €50.

An hour long energetic and engaging class.

Perfect for students wanting to learn singing,  dancing and drama.

For ages 3-6.

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

19 May 2019

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society

Outing to Dublin Tenement Museum and Hugh Lane Gallery Parnell Square

Bus leaves Greystones AIB at 10:15 a.m.

Cost is €30 to include coach,  entry fees and light lunch at Academy Plaza Hotel.

Booking and details from Aileen Short,  2876416.

19 May 2019

Biodiversity Bites Delgany|Biodiversity Week Event

Delgany Golf Club;  4:00 p.m.

Event is free,  places limited.  Booking at

Sponsored by Delgany Tidy Towns,  Biodiversity Bites Delgany,  will feature:

  • Dr. Matthew Jebb     Botanist,  Taxonomist,  Director of the Botanic Gardens.
  • Duncan Stewart        Film maker,  environmentalist,  RTE presenter.
  • Donna Mullen           ecologist,  environmentalist,  founder BAT Conservation Ireland
  • Jeremy Emmet Booth         researcher in Agricultural Bio-Diversity.
  • Dr. Alan Lauder        ornithologist,  ecologist,  conservation and land management.
  • Coillte                     Official Launch of Delgany Tree for a Child Programme.

National Biodiversity Week is connecting people with nature.

Communicating the importance of biodiversity.

Motivating people to play their part in protecting it.

Fun and wonder can be found in nature.

People can be inspired to learn more,  see more,  do more.

19 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Bolshoi Ballet Live: Carmen Suite

4:00 p.m.  Doors open 3:30 p.m.

Admission €20/€14.

Carmen is as passionate and free-sprited as ever as she finds herself in a love triangle.

This passionate one act ballet by Cuban choreographer will captivate audiences.

Alongside Petrushka,  a new creation for the Bolshoi.

By contemporary choreographer,  Edward Clug.

An evening encapsulating the soul of Russian Ballet.

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn,  Confectionery available.

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

19 May 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|Deni Bonet:  NY Violin Rocker

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

It’s no secret that Deni Bonet can rock a violin like nobody’s business.

She writes memorable songs that make you want to listen again and again.

Deni has been honing her craft for years:  violinist,  singer,  songwriter,  performer.

She is a musical total package.

Her style ranges from pop to roots to rock to new folk.

Her latest album is Bright Shiny Objects:  sheer, ultra-high voltage,  genre-defying brilliance.

Along with pure classical training and precision playing.

7:00 p.m.

Admission €7.00/€9.00.

Full details from

21 May 2019

St. Patrick’s Church Soup & Sandwiches

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

Come along for wonderful home made soup,  sandwiches and cakes.

Youo won’t be disappointed !!

Donations to charities.

23 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Christy Dignam and Joe Jewall: Some Songs & Stories

This event is SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list.

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.

24 May 2019

Whale Theatre|Growing Old (Dis)Gracefully

8:00 p.m.  Doors open 7:00 p.m.

Admission €15.

The Whale Theatre is delighted to have Growing Old (Dis)Gracefully return to its venue.

While not promising to be a cure for anything,  it will definitely raise your spirits.

You have to figure out which of the geriatric topics applies to you !!

Full bar,  Wicklow Farmhouse Cheeseboards,  Fresh Popcorn,  Confectionery available.

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

24 May 2019

RNLI Wicklow Lifeboats Table Quiz

Greystones Lawn Tennis Club, Mill Road;  8:00 p.m.

Table of 4,  €40.  Monster Raffle !!

Come along for a great evening in aid of a good cause.

“RNLI Lifeboats:  Saving Lives at Sea”.

24 May 2019

Local and European Elections

Reminder to vote in these very important elections !!

25 May 2019

Newtownmountkennedy Male Voice Choir

Do Mi So Ladies Choir

Joint Concert in Aid of Greystones Cancer Support

Christ Church Delgany;  8:00 p.m.

Wonderful opportunity to hear two fabulous choirs in aid of GCS !!

A wonderful evening to be had by all !!

26 May 2019

Move4Parkinsons Wicklow Choir|Unity Gospel Choir

St. Patrick’s Church;  3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

With Dara McMahan and Neville Cox leading these two dynamic and inspiring choirs !!

An afternoon of music,  song and reflections.

All welcome.  Refreshments in St. Patrick’s Parish Centre.

Free admission.  Retiring collection in aid of Move4Parkinsons.

26 May 2019

Whale Theatre

Dance Magic:  30 Years Celebration|Barbara Donnelly School of Dance

5:00 p.m.  Doors open 4:30 p.m.

Admission €14/€11.

Barbara Donnelly School of Dance Greystones is celebrating over 30 years of dance.

Showcasing her students from three years of age up to her army of adults.

Dance is ageless !!

Excerpts from Mary Poppins Returns,  The Greatest Showman,  Swan Lake & much more !!

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

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from:

26 May 2019

Hot Spot Music Club:  Pat’s Fireside Session

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Audience is encouraged to sing a long,  but this is not an open mic session.

Or a singer songwriter session.

Hosts are Pat,  Billy,  Mick and Bert.

Each week,  invited guest musicians will join the session.

Doors open,  4:30 p.m.

Admission free.

28 May 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

29 May 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.

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 ??


2 June 2019

VHI Women’s Mini Marathon 2019

Why not walk,  run or jog for Greystones Cancer Support  ??


2 June 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.

6 June 2019

Delgany Thursday Club|Outing to Botanic Gardens Glasnevin

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

Please note start time !!


Cost is €20 per person to include coach and guided tour.

Cost does not include scone/tea/coffee.

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

10 June 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 !!

11 June 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 !!

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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