Greystones notes week November 23rd

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

Santa Will Be Online for Greystones Lighting Ceremony !!

Be sure to watch so you don’t miss his special message for children.

Online events begin Saturday,  21 November, 2020 at 5 pm.

Greystones Will Be Alive and Well for Christmas !!

Special lighting switch-on online event this Saturday,  21 November 2020,  5 pm.

There will be a wide range of online activities for young and old alike.

  • How to Make White Chocolate Snowmen.
  • Christmas Biscuit Making and Decorating for Children.
  • Workshops for Christmas Card Making and Felt Star Christmas Decoration.
  • Christmas Entertaining at Home Workshop.
  • Live Streaming of the Switch on of the Greystones Lights.
  • Santa’s Post Box.
  • Storytelling.
  • Twelve Days of Christmas pained on twelve shop windows.
  • Think Local Shop Local.
  • Light Up Christmas Programme.
  • Special message from Santa Claus.
  • Colouring competitions.
  • Two giant illuminated Christmas trees.
  • Greystones Elf on the Shelf popping up throughout the town.

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide has the full story. has all the details.

Design a Greystones Christmas Card|A Magical Greystones Christmas

Why not enter Greystones Studios new Christmas card competition ??

All you have to do is design a Christmas card.

The theme is A Magical Greystones Christmas.

You can draw your design on paper or on a computer

You can even get creative with seashells,  glitter leaves or whatever you can think of !!

Email your finished card design to

Or post to Christmas Card Competition,  Greystones Studios,  Theatre Lane,  Greystones.

Don’t forget to include your name,  age and a contact number on the back of your design !!

The winner can expect a very special visit from the Genie Mackers Magical Elves.

Plus 50 printed copies of your very own Christmas Card to send your Christmas wishes.

Start designing today !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.

Two Hours Free Parking on Saturdays for Christmas

There will once again be two hours free on-street parking on Saturdays before Christmas.

Free two hour parking will run from 28 November to 19 December 2020.

Please note that previous start date of 21 November was incorrect,  apologies.

However,  the usual parking regulations will apply.

That means no parking in loading bays or disabled parking spaces.

No parking on double yellow or single yellow lanes.

Special reminder that on street parking is free from 9 am to 10 am each day.

Free Saturday and Sunday parking all year round in GMD car parks.

South Beach Car Park,  Park and Ride,  Trafalgar Road Car Park,  La Touche Road Car Park.

This is a great opportunity to shop local and support our local shops.

Our local shops rely on all of us in order to keep trading.

Our local shops have lots of ideas for Christmas gifts and home décor.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story.

Be Winter Ready 2020 to 2021

Lots of information on how to get ready for winter this year.

Make sure you know how to be prepared all all eventualities.

Lots of good tips and ideas over a wide range of categories.

  • Business sector.
  • Older people.
  • Farming.
  • Flooding.
  • Health.
  • People with Disabilities.
  • Road Safety.
  • Schools.
  • The Home.
  • Weather.

You can log on to the Winter-Ready website:


Week ending 15 November 2020

Greystones North                               Two burglaries in Rathdown Park.

                                                            Mountain bikes and tools stolen.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Burglary:  jewellery stolen.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                                   

            Kilcoole                                               No reports.

            Garda Molly Corbett                     

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

Special Garda Alert|Theft From Cars

Theft from cards and other vehicles is a common crime in Ireland today.

Ideally,  property should not be left unattended in cars or other vehicles.

Ensure that all windows and are closed and all doors are locked.

Ensure that your alarm/immobiliser is set.

Do not leave property on view inside your vehicle.

Do not leave cash,  cred/debit cards or cheque books inside your vehicle.

Do not leave personal documents inside your car this could lead criminals to your home.

Stolen personal documents could also lead to identity theft.

Greystones Family Resource Centre|Online Baby Reflexology Course

This new course will begin in January on Zoom.

Booking and details from 01.2557528 or

Cost of the course is only €5.

Greystones Family Resource Centre Reaches Out

GFRC would like to reach out to families who need that extra support.

GFRC can link to the families themselves or put them in contact with organisations who help.

GFRC is located at 28 Burnaby Court,  Greystones;  01.2557528.

HSE Launches New Lifesaving and Innovative 24/7 Text Service

New next based mental health service has been launched.

50808 is first of its kind for Ireland,  free 24/7 text service.

Service provides calming chat,  immediate mental health or emotional support.

The text conversations are annonymous.

The aim is provide immediate support in the short term.

And connect people to resources that will help them in the future.

If you need help,  don’t wait or delay,  just pick up the phone and text !!

Fantastic New ADHD App for Families

Changing Lives Initiative have launched innovative app on ADHD.

App helps families to understand ADHD and provides practical strategies and tools for parents.

The app may be of particular support to families during current COVID-19 situation.

You can download the app for free at

24 November

Greystones Municipal District Monthly Meeting

Council Chamber,  Mill Road;  7:30 pm.

On the Agenda:

  • Consider report of 41 dwelling units at Charlesland,  Greystones.
  • Receive presentation from WCC on SHD development at former Carmelite Monastery.
  • Receive update on Greystones Harbour Marina.
  • Receive report from GMD engineer.
  • Receive update on Delgany to Blacklion Cycleway and Road.
  • Fix date for December meeting.

No St. Patrick’s Day Parade 2021

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story.

St. Brigid’s National School Enrolment for Junior Infants 2021-2022

Enrolment takes place 2 November to 23 November 2020.

Application forms available on the school website:

Completed applications,  along with scanned copy of child’s birth certificate  and proof of address,  should be emailed to

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