Greystones notes week September 23rd

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.

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:


Paul Byrne at:  www.GreystonesGuide.ie

Greystones 2020 website:  www.Greystones.ie


Reminder to Landowners to Cut Back Trees and Hedges

Hedge cutting season runs to 29 February 2019.

Reminder that trees,  hedges or other vegetation must be maintained.

This is in the interest of road safety.

Growth should not interfere with the maintenance of the public road or footpaths.

Branches,  which jut out onto the road or footpaths,  should be cut back.

Maintenance of roadside vegetation is a requirement of the Roads Act.

Wicklow County Council will enforce the legislation.


Wicklow Dementia Support|Fund Raising Support Needed

WDS has four events coming up September/October/November.

Can you spare a few hours to help with Bag Pack,  Race Night,  Craft Fair,  Tea Party ??

Funds raised will support its projects:

Social Clubs,  Befriending Project,  Family Carers Support,  Information Giving,  Transport.

Please contact Jenny O’Reilly,  089 4286928,  or Orla Finn,  086 7302639.

For tickets or to donate a prize.





Greystones Library|Free Beginner Computer Classes

Greystones Library,  Mill Road.

Course now ongoing,  four more sessions.

11 am to 1 pm.

Learn how to send emails,  search the internet and more !!

Learn on a laptop in the library or bring your own device:  mobile phone/iPad.

Booking required from 2873548 or greylib@wicklowcoco.ie.

Yoga and Mindfulness Classes|Angelika Renger

St. Patrick’s Parish Centre,  Church Road.

Variety of classes that suits all levels of experience.

Beginners are welcome.

No need to be fit or young or super flexible.

Yoga is for everyone at any age.

Classes include movement,  stretching,  breathing and relaxing.

Benefits at all levels of mental and emotional well being !!

Helps to weather difficult challenges in life through stronger mental resilience.

Tuesdays:        6.15 pm to 7.40 pm                   7.45 pm to 9.15 pm.

Thursdays:       6.45 pm to 7.45 pm                   Emphasis on back health.

                     8.00 pm to 9.30 pm                   Beginners.

Sundays:       11.00 am to 1.00 pm          Restorative Yoga & Mindfulness|NTMK.

Details from 087 2176068,  info@yogawithangelika.ie,  www.yogawithangelika.ie.


Greystones Family Resource Centre

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Course

This course is a structured training course and will run over 8 weeks.

It teaches mindful meditation and mindful movement to increase sense of well-being.

The course will run September to Novmber 2019.

GFRC, 28 Burnaby Court,  Greystones;  10 am to 11.30 am.

Details on dates from 087 7514578 or development@GreystonesFRC.ie.


Volunteer Ireland Awards 2019|Nominations Now Open !!

Nominations are now open for the Volunteer Ireland Awards 2019.

You can nominate a friend,  family member, colleague or fellow volunteer.

Categories are:

Animals and Environment            Arts, Culture & Media

Children and Youth                    Campaigning and Awareness Raising

Community                              Health & Disability

Social Work & Social Inclusion     Safety & Emergency Services

Sport & Recreation                    Outstanding Group

Outstanding Volunteer Manager

Closing date is 4 October 2019.

You can make an online nomination and learn more details here:




Greystones Harbour Marina,  beside The Beach House.

Each Sunday,  11 am to 5.30 am.

Yes,  there is still opportunity to visit this wonderful Market.

Wide variety of art and craft items available.

Photographs,  paintings,  special hand crafted gift items for children.

Handmade leatherwork,  jewellery.   Food trucks.

And,  of course,  the Boat Yard Gallery itself.

Great way to spend a Sunday afternoon in Greystones.

Wonderful opportunity to buy that special present for yourself,  relative or friend !!






Details below.



Week ending 15 September 2019.

Greystones North                               Two burglaries.

                                                            Criminal damage:  windows damaged.

Garda JP Connolly                                  john.p.connolly@garda.ie

           Greystones South                                Burglary.  Rear window forced.  Distraction theft.

                                                                        Theft of vehicle during burglary.

                                                                        Theft from shop.

Garda Alan Thompson                            alan.m.thompson@garda.ie

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Criminal damage to building site.

Garda Maria Curtis                                 maria.m.curtis@garda.ie

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                               molly.a.corbett@garda.ie

Gardaí are seeking dash cam footage of drivers,  Saturday,  14 September 2019.

Mill Road, Greystones       1 pm to 2.15 pm.

Priory Road, Delgany        3pm to 3.30 pm.

Information to Garda Ronan Kavanagh or Garda Sandra Tierney.


Coffee with a Cop|Tiger Nut Coffee Shop Charlesland

Wednesday,  25 September 2019;  10 am  to 12 pm.

Come and join your neighbours and Community Gardaí for coffee and a chat.

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

Voice concerns and meet your local Community Gardaí.







  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.


  Details from:

  Garda Molly Corbett;  molly.a.corbett@garda.ie.

  Garda Alan Thompson;  alan.m.thompson@garda.ie




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

Drugs.ie                                     8360911

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                               0404 44873

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407




A conference exploring the life + faith of people with intellectual disabilities and their families.

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road,  Greystones;  9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

12 inspiring sessions;  6 passionate presenters.

Full details and booking from www.yourevent.ie.





Outings + Meetings

Information,  Membership Payments and Bookings for all events:

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


Classes have now resumed.

Keep Fit resumes on Monday,  23 September 2019.


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

Bowls                     Kilian House             Tuesday        10:45 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

                                                          Thursday         2:30 p.m. to  4:30 p.m.

Bingo                     Kilian House             Tuesday          2:15 p.m. to  4:15 p.m.

Keep Fit                  Kilian House             Monday           1:00 p.m. to   2:00 p.m.

Art                         Kilian House             Monday           2:15 p.m. to   4:15 p.m.

Coffee Morning,  Kilian House,  Friday,  27 September 2019 @10:30 a.m.

GARA AGM                            Kilian House                        24 October 2019    2:30 p.m.

24 September, 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

On the Agenda:

  • Presentation on Chapel Road Improvement Scheme
  • Update on Greystones Harbour Marina
  • Report from GMD Engineer
  • Discuss arrangements for Christmas Lighting Ceremony
  • Consider Municipal District Policing Plan Committees
  • Motions include:

Designated campaign poster areas.

Progress on Delgany to Blacklion Road.

Report on progress of Delgany Village improvement scheme.

Report on progress of developing a plan for walk along Three Trouts Stream.

Discuss recreational potential of Greystones Harbour.

25 September 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.

25 September 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 facilitated by Liz Gleeson, professional bereavement counsellor.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Podcasts from www.ShapesofGrief.ie.

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

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

25 September 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 info@GreystonesCancerSupport.com.

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

Can we help you or someone you know ??

26 September 2019

Greystones 2020 AGM

Greystones Municipal District,  Mill Road;  7:00 p.m.

20 September 2019

Culture Night|Hot Spot Music Club:  Eclectic Carnival of Culture

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Wide variety of fabulous entertainers to keep you thrilled and delighted.

What a night to be had by all !!

This is not a ticketed event.  First come,  first served.

Details from 087 2917519 and www.thehotspot.ie.

27 September 2019

Hot Spot Music Club: Marie Keane Gig

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Marie Keane is a singer/songwriter performing in blues,  soul,  jazz,  Motown.

She has been singing for over 20 years.

Marie will be performing with full band.

She will launch her album’s second single,  “The Firing Line”.

Doors,  8 pm.  Show 9 pm.

Tickets €8/€10.

Details from 087 2917519 and www.thehotspot.ie.

28 September 2019

Hot Spot Music Club: Kila The Full Line Up

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Dublin trad legends and Wicklow locals return to The Hot Spot.

Recorded during Kila’s 2016 tour of Ireland.

This live outing showcases the 8 piece collective at the height of their onstage powers.

Playing as always in energetic and inspired.

Doors,  8 pm.  Show 9 pm.

Tickets €18/€22.

Details from 087 2917519 and www.thehotspot.ie.

28 September 2019

Whale Theatre

Shadow Play|Aisling Agnew and David Flynn|Classical Flute & Guitar Duo

8:00 p.m.  Doors 7.00 p.m.;  €20/€18.

Performing works by Handel,  Schubert,  Villa-Lobos,  Rodrigo and Flynn.

Shadowplay are a classical flute/guitar duo.

Comprising two renowned virtuosos, also founding members Irish Memory Orchestra.

Together,  Aisling and Dave perform a wonderful variety of repertoires.

From the Baroque to the modern era.

Centrepiece is the Dave Flynn composition after which the duo is named !!

This is also the title piece of the 2016 album “Shadowplay”.

Full details of this event from:


Details of all future Whale Theatre events from www.WhaleTheatre.ie.

3 October 2019

Delgany Thursday Club|Coffee Morning in Aid of Wicklow Branch Alzheimers

Old Schoolhouse,  Delgany;  10.30 a.m. to 12.30 p.m.

Home produce stall,  book stall & raffle.

€5.00 per person to include tea/coffee.

All welcome !!

6 October 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.

8 October 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 !!

14 October 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 in the guild.

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 !!

15 October 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.

17 October 2019

Greystones Library|Streamline Your Style

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

A free workshop in looking good and feeling great,  with Sarah,  The Style Coach.

sarah@thestylecoach.ie,  086 3639738,  www.thestylecoach.ie.

21 October 2019

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.

Bereaved parents will have the opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents.

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.

Kate Burke,  a founder member of Anam Cara,  will facilitate the meeting.

There will be a wide range of topics,  all related to the bereavement process.

Please let Anam Cara know if you are able to come along.

4045378,  085 2888888,  info@AnamCara.ie.

30 October 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 November 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.

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