Greystones notes week July 6th

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:

Many thanks to Paul for this week’s notices.

More information also from

Greystones Municipal District AGM

GMD AGM was held Tuesday,  30 June 2020.

New Cathaoirleach and Leas-Cathaoirleach were elected.

          Cathaoirleach           Derek Mitchell

          Leas-Cathaoirleach    Lourda Scott

Well done to both !!

We know that they will serve the people of Greystones and area very well indeed.

Whale Theatre|Greystones Players:  Lockdown InterActs

Wonderful Virtual Stage items from Greystones Players !!

Courtesy of Whale Theatre Greystones.

Just the right entertainment to keep you going during lockdown !!

Wicklow Dementia Support|Volunteers for ALZPALS Needed

WDS supports people with dementia who are living at home.

ALZPALS is a befriending service of WDS.

Volunteers are matched with a person for weekly visits.

Volunteers are now needed !!

If you have a few hours a week and can help please contact WDS.

Details from 089 4286928 or

Please,  can you help make a difference in a family living with dementia ??

Full online training is provided,  Garda vetting,  reference checks.

And ongoing mentoring.

Closing date for enquiries is Friday, 10 July 2020.


Week ending 21 June 2020

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Two thefts from vehicles. 

Three thefts from shop.

Eggs thrown at vehicle.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                                   

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

Access to the North Pier has once again been closed indefinitely.

This is due to the behaviour of groups of youths.

Reminder that take-away alcohol must be consumed over 100 metres from purchase site.

If it is not,  there could be legal implications for the licensed premises who sold the drink.

Greystone Harbour Marina bye-laws do not permit drinking of alcohol.

Garda slot on the Morning Show with Declan Meehan at East Coast FM.

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

Poets Wall Digital Exhibition|Whale Theatre

Wonderful opportunity to see and read all the Poets Wall entries.

Theme of the poems is My Greystones.

Such a diverse range of interest about our town !!

Many thanks to the Whale Theatre for Poets Wall sponsorship.

And to Frances Browner for curating the collection.

Poems may also be seen on Theatre Lane and at La Touche Hotel site on Trafalgar Road.

COVID-19 Face Shields Now Available from CALT Dynamics Kilcoole

Face coverings are now recommended for use by health authorities.

Face Shields from CALT Dynamics in Kilcoole are now available to the general public.

Face Shields are another layer of protection against COVID-19.

Stay even safer with this locally made and easy to use Face Shield !!

Details and online shopping:

No photo description available.

Wicklow County Council Facilities|COVID-19

Greystones Library is now open,  modified to comply with strict COVID-19 regulations.

Click and Collect services are still available.

Greystones Playground is now open.

Greystones South Beach has lifeguard on duty until the end of August.

Patrols on duty each day,  11 am to 7 pm.

Bray/Greystones Cliff Walk Remains Closed.

Planning Department Public Counter is open to the public by appointment only.

Motor Tax Public Counters remain closed.

Motor tax can be renewed online or by post to Wicklow County Council.

The public is asked to help with water conservation.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story.

Supports for Businesses Impacted by COVID-19

Special help now available for businesses.

Bray Recycling Centre Revised Hours

Bray Recycling Centre is open with revised hours.

          Monday to Friday      10 am to 4 pm

          Saturday                 10 am to 2 pm

Please minimise visits to the centre and wait until you have a larger volume of waste.

Compressing the waste will help to minimise storage.

Please do not approach the staff and put materials into the bins themselves.

Staff will not be able to assist with carrying materials.

Nor take materials directly from the public.

Public entry may be stopped for a few minutes throughout the day to assist cleaning.

These hours will remain in place for the foreseeable future due to COVID-19.

Greystones Public Car Parks Now Reopened

Greystones Public Car Parks are now reopened.

Parking restrictions remain at Kindlestown Woods.

·         South Beach Car Park,  Mill Road,  now open.

·         Greystones Park & Ride, now open.

·         Trafalgar Road Car Park,  now open.

·         La Touche Road Car Park,  now open.

·         Greystones Harbour Marina Car Park,  now open.

·         Kilcoole Sea Road Car Park will be open after re-alignment.

Parking restrictions remain at the following locations:

·         Bellevue Hill at Kindlestown Woods entrance.

·         Sea Road Newcastle at the beach railways level crossing access.

Wicklow County Council|Government’s Restart Grant

Applications now open for direct grant aid to micro and small businesses.

Grant will help them with costs of re-opening and re-employing after COVID-19.

Applications are made through Wicklow County Council.

Wicklow County Council COVID-19 Helpline

Dedicated community support helpline to assist at risk members of the public.

Established by COVID-19 County Wicklow Community Response Forum.

Forum includes over a dozen agencies and organisations.

If you need help,  please ring 1800 868 399.

Lines are open 8 am to 8 pm,  seven days a week.


Paul Byrne from has the full details.

Wicklow 2020 Stories|Together Apart

Wicklow Heritage is seeking your COVID-19 stories to create a “Peoples Archive”.

This is an unprecedented time in our history.

Help to record this history for future generations.

You can share your photos,  stories,  poems,  sketches, anecdotes and experiences.

Firsthand stories and photos have tremendous power.

Your contribution will help future generations understand what it was like during COVID-19.

You can email your contribution to

Or post to Heritage Officer,  Wicklow County Council,  Wicklow Town.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.  Thank you,  Paul.

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 !!

25 September 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

24 October 2020

Summer Time Ends Tonight !!

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

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