Greystones notes week December 9th

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:

Greystones Town Website:

Cecil Beare Ecumenical Carol Singing Returns Next Wednesday !!

Please come along on any of the nights either to sing or to collect.

Supporting local charities.

Singing begins each evening at 7.20 pm.  Wrap up warmly and bring torch !!

11 December           Meet at Nature’s Gold                             Lower Burnaby Area

12 December           Meet at side Donnybrook Fair                  Grattan Park Area

16 December           Meet at Veterinary Hospital            Applewood Heights

17 December           Meet at Fenton’s Fires                            Hillside

18 December           Meet Brady’s Home Care               New Road,  Lower Rathdown Park

19 December           Meet Fenton’s Fires                      Heathervue

23 December           Meet top Rathdown Park               Rathdown/Redford Parks    


Wonderful book by Derek Paine and Gary Paine.

In colour,  sepia and black and white,  featuring over 1,000 photos,  documents,  records.

Learn about Greystones from its origins as a small fishing hamlet to the town we have today.

Images of shops,  hotels,  business,  sporting activities,  the faces and places over the years.

Sections on coal schooners,  smuggling on Bray Head,  development of the railway.

The harbour,  cove and sea front,  the lifeboard,  Coast Guards.

Bray Head World War II Look Out Post,  connections with World War I,  Suffragettes.

The Easter Rising and so much more over the past 200 years !!

This fabulous book would make an ideal Christmas present for yourself or that special person !!

Available at Greystones Antiques,  beside Greystones Railway Station;  €35.

Full details and ordering online from

Boat Yard Christmas Market 2019 Now Open for December Weekends

Greystones Harbour Marina.

The famous Boat Yard Market is back again for December weekends !!

Each Saturday and Sunday;  11 am to 5 pm.

More stalls and exhibitors that ever before.

Wonderful selection of craft,  art and food items for that special gift.

Come along and see for yourself !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.
Boat Yard Christmas Market 2019


Week ending 1 December 2019.

Greystones North                               Burglary at Blacklion near St. Kilian’s Church.

                                                            Theft from shop.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Burglaries in business premises and entry thru window.

Thefts from vehicles,  thefts from shops.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Burglary at Greystones Community NS.

Thefts from vehicle.

Three thefts from unlocked vehicles.

Two bicycles stolen from sheds.

Criminal damage:  damage to two vehicles.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary in Knockroe apartment.

                                                                        Two thefts from vehicles.

                                                                        One vehicle stolen and burnt out.

                                                                        Three car windows smashed in train station car park.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

Assistance required for Blacklion burglary near St. Kilian’s Church.

Anyone passing with dashcam or living nearby with CCTV, 

please contact Garda  MJ Murphy in Greystones, 6665800.

Please report every suspicious person/s to Greystones Gardaí,  6665800.

It is better to rule out people than be sorry afterwards that you did not make that call !!

We have to look out for,  and help,  all in our Community !!


Tuesday,  10 December 2019,  Caffe Delle Stelle;  10 am to 12 pm.

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

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

And meet your Community Gardaí !!


Celebrating outstanding young people between the ages of 13 and 21 years.

Awards will be considered for nominated young people.

Young people who,  by their presence,  make their communities:

               A better place to live.

               Or who have shown great determination in their own lives.

Full details,  rules and nomination forms from:

Garda Emma Skinner,  Juvenile Liaison Officer,  Bray Garda Station

Closing date 27 January 2020.

Garda Youth Awards 2019



  Kilcoole Policing Clinic takes place each Monday evening.

  Kilcoole Community Centre,  6 pm to 8 pm.

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


  Wednesday,  11 December 2019,  Old Cheers Building,  6 pm to 9 pm.

  Same time as the Delgany Christmas Carols !!

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.

Come along to renew Membership and learn about forthcoming events and outings !!

New Members always welcome.

Cost is €20.

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.

Christmas Lunch                Parkview Hotel       12 December 2019

Tickets now available on Tuesday mornings.

Cost is €25.

10 December 2019

Coffee & Cake @YWCA Coolnagreina

YWCA Coolnagreina,  Trafalgar Road;  10:30 a.m. to 12:00 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 !!

11 December 2019

Roots and Wings Book Launch

Greystones Library,  Mill Road,  Greystones;  6:00 p.m.

Award-winning local writer,  Frances Browner,  launches her collection of poems.

Roots and Wings via Limerick Writers Centre and Revival Press.

The collection will be launched by famous and well known actress,  Claire Mullen.

Roots and Wings would make a very nice Christmas present !!

All welcome to come along to the launch !!

Roots and Wings

11 December 2019

Whale Theatre

Rosemarie Devereux:  The Visual History of Ireland|1640 to 1940|Course 2

10:30 a.m.

Tickets also from Whale Theatre Box Office,  each Friday,  10 am to 12 pm.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date Whale Theatre information !!

11 December 2019

Whale Theatre|The Six Marys

This event is SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list below !!

Details of all this event from

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

12 December, 2019

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

Please note new time.  Meeting will be held in the morning,  not evening.

On the Agenda:

·         Presentation of Certificate to Flag Officer Commanding Irish Navy,  Michael Malone.

·         Receive deputation from Newcastle Residents Association.

·         Update on Greystones Harbour Marina.

·         Report from GMD Engineer

·         Motion on update for planned childcare facility for Glenheron Estate.

12 December 2019

Whale Theatre|Making Waves Youth Theatre:  Lost in Transit

6.30 p.m. Doors open 6:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.  Doors open 8:00 p.m.

Tickets €10.

When a group of bored teenagers are stuck on a delayed train, 

a battered old suitcase takes them to unexpected places.

In this lively and engaging play,  two contrasting and entertaing stories emerge.

Travellers and audience explore the imaginative possibilities of a suitcase lost in transit.

Tickets also from Whale Theatre Box Office,  each Friday,  10 am to 12 pm.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

13 December 2019

Greystones Family Resource Centre Community Christmas Lunch

Greystones Golf Club;  1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Two Course Dinner,  Raffle and Music !!

Bring a Kris Kindle Present.  €5.00 limit.

Price is €20,  full payment in advance is required.

Full details and bookings from 01.2557528.

13 December 2019

Greystones Library|Polar Express Teddy Bear Sleepover

Mill Road,  Greystones;  3:30 p.m.

Including Christmas story time with Mrs. Claus !!

Ages 3 +.  Booking essential.

01.2873548 or

13 December 2019

Whale Theatre|Talking Heads’ Stop Making Sense

This event is currently SOLD OUT !!

Please join the waiting list

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

14 December 2019

Hot Spot Music Club|A Christmas Cabaret & Variety Show

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Serpentine Rooms presents:  How the Serpentine Rooms Stole Xmas !!

Christmas Cabaret and Variety Show,  featuring music,  dance,  burlesque.

Magic,  comedy and sideshow all under one roof !!

Hosted by their own Ms. Kitty LeRoux.

Showcasing the best in local talent,  as well as performers from across the county.

Enjoy a drink at the bar and a box of fresh popcorn or stick candyfloss.

Made specially for you !!  One free popcorn or candfloss with each ticket.

Get your glad rags on !!  There will be a best dressed competition.

Raffle in aid of Greystones Kitty Hostel with some fabulous prizes.

Full details at

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

Tickets €12/€15.  First 20 tickets are €18 !!

14 December 2019

Whale Theatre|A Night Before Christmas:  Aoife O’Connell and Ross Scanlon

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

Tickets €22/€20.

Wicklow’s best loved singers,  Aoife O’Connell and Ross Scanlon return to Whale Theatre.

Their performance earlier this year was sold out !!

Aoife and Ross will be helping to get you into the holiday spirit with classical favourites.

Including the nation’s favourite:  O Holy Night.

You are guaranteed to have a fantastic evening celebrating the festive season in style !!

Tickets also from Whale Theatre Box Office,  each Friday,  10 am to 12 pm.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

15 December 2019

Whale Theatre|Bolshoi Ballet:  The Nutcracker

3:00 p.m. Doors open 2:30 p.m.

Tickets €20/€17.50.

On Christmas Eve,  the mysterious Drosselmeyer brings a Nutcracker doll as a gift.

The gift is for his goddaughter,  Marie.

At midnight,  the doll comes to live and finds himself in a battle against the Mouse King.

The doll is determined to save Marie from him.

This is a timeless story,  accompanied by Tchaikovsky’s beloved score.

The Nutcracker captivates audiences of all ages,  bringing them on an otherworldly journey.

Tickets also from Whale Theatre Box Office,  each Friday,  10 am to 12 pm.

Details of all future Whale Theatre events from

You can also be a friend on Facebook and receive up to date event information.

16 December 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.

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

4045378,  085 2888888,

17 December 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.

Special Christmas theme this month !!

20 December 2019

Wicklow Dementia Support Musical Memories

Continues  to meet weekly every Friday.

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

This group is for people with dementia.

Family Carers are also most welcome to come along for Musical Memories !!

Musical Memories will re-open after Christmas break on Friday,  11 January, 2020.

Dates for the monthly Family Carers Support Group in the New Year to be confirmed.

21 December 2019

Greystones Library|Story Time Yoga

Greystones Library,  Mill Road;  11:30 a.m.

Wonderful opportunity for parents and children to share some great story time.

And also to learn fun yoga poses.

Spaces limited.  Booking essential.

Telephone 01.2873548 or

7 January 2020  To be confirmed.

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

Trafalgar Road;  12:30 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.

Donation €5.00.

Get the New Year off to a great start !!

Great homemade food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

Meet old friends and make new friends .

12 January 2020 

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.

29 January 2020

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 January 2020

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.

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