Greystones notes week March 9th


Local Events

Please forward notices to Kathleen Kelleher,  2875327/087 2845465,

Keep up to date with what is going on !!

Lots more Greystones information available from:

Paul Byrne at:

Also from

Greystones Fire Brigade|Recruitment Open Night|Can YOU Take the Heat ??

Wednesday,  18 March 2020;  Greystones Fire Station,  Victoria Road;  7 pm to 9 pm.

“What makes a firefighter courageous is not what they do day in,  day out,  but what they are willing to do at any given moment.”  Frank Viscuso

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support

Friday,  27 March 2020;  Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10 am to 12 pm.

Daffodil Day items now on sale at GCS,  La Touche Place.

Tea Towels,  Greeting Card Sets,  Shopping Bags,  Teddy Bears,  Silk Daffodils,  Pens,  Pins.

These items always sell out quickly and are very popular !! 

Don’t be disappointed,  get yours now before the rush !!

Daffodil Day items always make a very welcome small present for family and friends.

Mother’s Day is coming up,  why not give a Daffodil Day item as a special appreciation ??

Details from 2871601 or

Funds in aid of the Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Fund.

Greystones People of the Year Awards 2020

Nominations are now being taken for this annual popular initiative.

Closing date for nominations is Friday,  3 April 2020.

Awards will be presented in Greystones Golf Club on 7 May 2020.

Awards are presented 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.

Application forms from 2876694 or

Late Applications for Entry to St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2020

Late applications will be accepted.

Details from 2876694 or


Week ending 22 February 2020

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Motorbike stolen in scam.  Please see below.

Criminal damage to a gate in Charlesland.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               Theft from shop.

                                                                        Theft from oil stolen from tank in Kilquade garden.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     


Week ending 1 March 2020

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Theft from shop and anti-social behaviour.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Theft from shop.

                                                                        2 Thefts of bicycles.  Two arrests.

Garda Maria Curtis                       

            Kilcoole                                               Criminal damage:  brick thrown through window.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

Please be mindful of a scam that occurred when a person was selling a motorbike.

Possible buyer asked for a test drive and drove off with the vehicle.

Always meet in a public place where you know there is CCTV if you are selling !!

Three women were threatened with knives while out running.

Robberies are not reflected in Crime Statistics above as they are rare in our area.

A robbery is when someone is threatened with an article while they steal from you.

The individuals who committee the robbery were arrested.

Greystones Gardaí are aware that youths are trespassing at Community Centres.

And local Golf Clubs.  They are causing damage to greens and equipment.

Please remind your children of Trespassing Laws and encourage them not to trespass.

The public are very vigilant and are reporting suspicious persons to Greystones Gardaí

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



  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.

  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.

Please pay balance of Killarney Holiday money by Tuesday,  25 February.

Monthly Get Together Coffee Morning                         27 March 2020

Kilian House Family Centre;  10.30 a.m.

Gaiety Theatre Outing|The Mousetrap                                    1 April 2020

Bus leaves Holy Rosary Church Car Park at 1:00 p.m.

Ticket and bus transport,  €48.

Tea Dance                                                                             4 April 2020

Parkview Hotel,  Newtownmountkennedy.

2:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Cost is €7.50.

9 March 2020

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 !!

Great Irish flavour to Monday’s meeting.

Competition for best St. Patrick’s Day or Easter card.

Guest speaker will be Catherine Brophy,  Creative Writing/Art of Storytelling.

A wide range of demonstrations and speakers is 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 !!

10 March 2020

Coffee & Cake @YWCA Coolnagreina

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

Located just up from Greystones Harbour Marina.

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 !!

13 March 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Bone Machine play the Music of Tom Waits

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Bone Machine captures the character and musical genius of Tom Waits.

An exhilarating performance play to packed houses of adoring fans.

Mr. Waits’ music is uniquely presented with a characteristic authority rarely harnessed.

Bone Machine are a band of internationally renowned touring and recording musicians.

They perform a firebrand,  melancholic and punk jazz set of Tom Waits; songs.

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

Tickets €14/€16.

Full details from

13 March 2020

Whale Theatre|David O’Doherty: ULTRASOUND

7:30 p.m.  Doors,  6:30 p.m.

Tickets €15/€13.



Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from

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15 March 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|Blues Jam Session with Urban Mojo Blues Band

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

Musicians welcome to join in,  play or sing with band during first half.

Band performance in second half.

Doors open 4:30 p.m. 

Admission free,  donations welcome.

Full details from

16 March 2020

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 March 2020

St. Patrick’s Day|Ireland’s National Day

St Patrick’s Day Parade cancelled due to Coronavirus.

17 March 2020

Whale Theatre|St.Patrick’s Day Celebrations:  Traditional Favourites KERN

2:00 p.m.  Doors,  1:00 p.m.

Family Ticket of Four:                   To include box of popcorn for each Member,  €30.

Full price:                          €15.

Kern’s music is a distillation of skillfully executed traditional elements.

Including a deep respect for native songlines.

They combine with fresh and often raw contemporary perspectives.

They mine the deep cultural seams of their native Louth.

The band presents thrilling interpretations of the music of the past.

And blistering,  sometimes heart-wrenching new songs and compositions.

The eclectic weave of their music is a result of their myriad influences.

And diverse formative experiences and backgrounds.

Kern have played shows in Germany,  Canada and the USA.

Including the first class Milwaukee Irish Fest andthe  Folk Alliance International in Montreal.

Kern won the 2018 Temple Bar TradFest Showcase.

And now Kern will be with us here in Greystones at the Whale Theatre !!

We are all in for a real treat.

What better way to continue St. Patrick’s Day Celebrations after the Greystones Parade ??

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from

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

17 March 2020

Hot Spot Music Club|St. Patrick’s Day Session:  Trad,  Folk n’ Roots

Upstairs @The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina.

St. Patrick’s Day Session is for trad musicians,  acoustic instrument enthusiasts.

Folkies,  roots players and singer songwriters of the same vein.

All musicians welcome !!

Doors open 4:00 p.m. 

Admission free.

Full details from

20 March 2020

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.

20 March 2020

Whale Theatre|Lou and Belle’s Mummy Mornings

Featuring Joanna Fortune and Sophie Morris

10:00 p.m.  Doors,  9:30 p.m.

Tickets,  €15.

Mummy Mornings was created by Ali Gibbons,  mother of two.

Founder of online baby boutique,  Lou and Belle.

Mummy Mornings hopes to encourage local Mums to meet up in a supportive environment.

They can chat to each other and listen to inspiring speakers.

Babies are welcome,  with space for buggies,  baby changing facilities and easy parking.

This event will feature two amazing speakers,  who also happen to be Mums !!

Well known Joanna Fortune is a psychotherapist and founder of Parent Child Relationship Clinic.

She works with families around an array of issues.

Joanna has written a parenting column for the Sunday Times.

And delivered a TED Talk on Social Media:  The Ultimate Shame Game ??

Joanna is a regular media contributor to a variety of Irish radio and TV shows.

Including Ireland AM and RTE Today.

She is the parenting consultant for Newstalk Sean Moncrieff Show.

Joanna has contributed to a number of books and publications.

Her own book is 15 Minute Parenting and is available online and in bookshops.

Joanna will speak about her 15 minute parenting model.

Sophie Morris is a nutrition coach,  TV chef and published author.

She has founded and mentored a number of Irish Food Start Ups,  including Kooky Dough.

Kooky Dough grew from Sophie’s kitchen to a successful export business.

Sophie now helps people to live healthier lives through a focus on nutrition education.

She has a particular interest in infant nutrition and weaning.

Sophie will share her journey to date and her approach to infant weaning.

Booking and details of all future Whale Theatre events from

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

21 March 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Daffodil Show

Old Schoolhouse Delgany;  3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Show also features a Floral Art Exhibition.

And classes for a wide variety of other plants and classes for Juniors.

Teas are served during the show and plants will be for sale.

New Members and Exhibitors are always very welcome !!

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

Staging is available from 6 pm to 7.30 pm on the Friday before the show.

Or from 9 am to 11.30 am on the day of the show.

Entries must be advised to the Show Secretary in advance,  preferably by email.

Please see online brochure for details.

22 March 2020

Mother’s Day 2020

Happy Mother’s Day to all our Mothers !!

25 March 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.

25 March 2020

Greystones Cancer Support Bereaved Group

GCS Centre,  La Touche Place;  3.15 pm.

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

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

Our meetings are professionally facilitated by Liz Gleeson.

They have proved very helpful to all.

A warm welcome is always extended.

Shapes of Grief

Shapes of Grief is a new series of podcasts led by Liz Gleeson, bereavement counsellor.  

Specialists in bereavement talk with Liz about various aspects of grief. 

The podcasts will prove to be very helpful to those who have lost someone dear to them. 

You can find the podcasts and listen to the series online at

25 March 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.

Can we help you or someone you know ??

26 March 2020

La Touche Wines Dinner in Conjunction with Bochelli’s Restaurant

Great Menu and Wines to Match.  Details to follow.

La Touche Wines,  2873826,  Bochelli’s Restaurant,  2873625.

27 March 2020

Daffodil Day Coffee Morning|Greystones Cancer Support

Presbyterian Hall,  Trafalgar Road;  10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Special annual event in support of Irish Cancer Society Daffodil Day Funds. 

Details from 2871601,  Facebook and

Daffodil Day items now on sale at GCS,  La Touche Place,  Greystones.

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 March 2020

La Touche Wines Dinner|Bochelli’s Restaurant

Great Menu and Wines to Match.

€60 per person,  limited to 60 people.

Full details to follow.

Please reigster your interest now !! 

La Touche Wines,  2873826,  Bochelli’s,  2873625.

28 March 2020

Winter Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks forward  one hour before you go to bed !!

31 March 2020

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

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

5 April 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.

7 April 2020 

Soup and Sandwiches at Presbyterian Hall

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

Donation €5.00.

Great homemade food and a warm welcome.

Come along for the chat !!

Meet old friends and make new friends .

21 April 2020

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.

24 April 2020

East Coast FM County Wide Coffee Morning

The Beach House,  Greystones Harbour Marina;  10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Supporting cancer support groups throughout Co. Wicklow.

Hosted by Greystones Cancer Support.

Sponsored by East Coast FM.

All welcome !!

7 June 2020

National Street Feast 2020

What better way to get to know your neighbours than by sharing food and conversation.

Last year,  over 100,000 people across the country took part in neighbourhood lunches.

Build stronger and more resilient communities while tackling loneliness and isolation.

27 June 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Rose Show

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

All welcome !!

29 August 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show

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

All welcome !!

7 October 2020

Delgany & District Horticultural Society AGM and Autumn Lecture

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

8:00 p.m.      AGM will commence sharply at 8:00 p.m.

8:15 p.m.      Lecture:  Early Autumn is really late Summer.

                   Illustrated Talk by Peter Harrison.

                   Past Chairman,  Council of RHSI.

All welcome !!

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

Turn clocks back  one hour before you go to bed !!

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