Greystones notes week January 11th

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:

Also from

Christmas Tree Shredding 2021 Continues to 16 January

South Beach Car Park near Bottle Banks   9 am to 6 pm Daily

Lidl Car Park Blacklion                            9 am to 6 pm Daily

Bring your Christmas tree along,  it will be shredded,  composted and used again !!

No wreaths,  plastic trees or decorations,  please.

Richard Burnell,  Holyhead Santa,  Honoured in New Year’s Honours List

Richard Burnell,  our good Holyhead friend,  is a loyal Greystones Twinning Supporter.

Richard is well known to us as the Holyhead Santa.

He has visited us here many times.

Queen Elizabeth honoured Richard in her New Year’s List 2021.

He received the British Empire Medal (BEM).

The medal us for Richard’s services to young people.

And to the community in Holyhead Anglesey.

Congratulations to you,  Richard !!

We hope to have you and our Holyhead/Greystones Twinning partners back soon !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones Guide has the story.

Greystones Guide | Our Santa Makes Queen’s Honours ListGreystones Guide

Age Action Getting Started Kit

How to Avoid False Information About COVID-19

Age Action has a very informative booklet about COVID-19 information.

Now available online:  15327_ageaction_covid_v2_final_0.pdf

Lots of good information for all !!

How to Check if Information is Reliable

When you come across new information, 

check if it is reliable by following these steps.

You can get more advice about how to check online information from:

Be Media Smart,

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.

Greystones Family Resource Centre Focus on Domestic Violence

New Outreach Clinic with Bray Women’s Refuge will run once a month in Greystones FRC.

Additionally,  Bray Women’s Refuge offers a number of supports to Greystones community.

  • 24 hour,  seven day,  Helpline:  01.2866163.
  • Safety Planning.
  • Outreach Services.
  • Court Accompaniment.

Please ring 01.2866163 to attend the Clinic.

Greystones FRC offers a listening ear to those affected by Domestic Violence.

The Centre also acts as a signposting service,  01.2557528

Greystones Family Resource Centre,  28 Burnaby Court,  Greystones;  01.2557528.;  Facebook:  @GreystonesFRC;  Instagram:  @greystonesfrc.

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