Greystones notes week February 15th

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

Ash Wednesday|17 February 2021

Ash Wednesday will be marked on Wednesday next,  17 February 2021.

Easter Sunday will be celebrated on 4 April 2021.

Irish Gerontological Society|Webinar on 17 February 2021

Getting Ireland’s Adults COVID-19 Vaccination Ready

Special webinar to help older adults to prepare for their COVID-19 vaccinations.

Webinar will be co-chaired by:

Olivia O’Leary,  Journalist,  and Dr. Diarmuid O’Shea,  Consultant Geriatrician

Professor Luke O’Neill will discuss factors which influence vaccine choice.

Professor Rose Anne Kenny will present evidence for behaviours and supplements as a help.

Special panel will contribute towards addressing issues and questions raised.

Details and registration from:

Greystones Municipal District Remote Meetings

The public and media will be now be able to attend at remote GMD meetings.

These are the procedures to be observed:

  1. Members of the public and media may be present at a remote meeting of Greystones Municipal District
  1. Attendees must comply with Greystones Municipal District Standing Orders and Supplementary Standing Orders to Regulate Remote Meetings.
  1. Members of the media and public shall give prior notice of a request to join an online meeting of Greystones Municipal District.
  1. Requests must be emailed to no later than 12 noon on the day of the meeting.   A name and email address is required.
  1. The link to the meeting is for the recipient only and must not be forwarded on to any other person(s).
  1. Attendees must maintain silence and observe any directions given by the Cathaoirleach or by an official of the Council.  Microphones must be kept on mute at all times.
  1. Members of the public and the media do not have the right to speak, any interruptions or endeavours to interrupt will result in the remote connection being terminated.
  1. No recording of the meeting and its proceedings by any person in attendance (elected members,  media or members of the public) is permitted.

Bray Area Partnership Online 6 Week Walking Programme

Online programme to encourage you to get walking and keep walking.

Weekly support includes keeping in touch by email.

Opportunity for online walking group catch-up.

Participants will receive free high viz vest or pedometer gift at end of programme !!

Details and registration from 2868266. or

Beginners Pilates|Free 6 Week Zoom Course

Free 6 week Zoom Beginners Pilates course begins 24 February 2021 at 6:30 p.m.

Sponsored by Healthy Ireland,  Wicklow County Library Service and Libraries Ireland.

Places limited.  Please book at

Wicklow County Council Road Works on Windgates

WCC announces ongoing major roadworks on the R761 at Windgates.

The works are being carried out to facilitate safety improvements to the road for all users.

Works relate only to provision of improved and widened footpaths.

It is hoped that the roadworks will be completed by 2 April 2021.

WCC apologies for any inconvenience.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story:

Greystones Guide | Major Road Works At WindgatesGreystones Guide


Week ending 7 February 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Burglary: shed door damaged.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     Seaview:  burglary ground floor, tv box stolen.

                                                            Theft from shop,  alcohol stolen.

                                                            Criminal damage:  eggs thrown at house.

Garda Maria Curtis                                   

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary at derelict Kilcoole Golf Club.

            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

Crime Victims Helpline                   1850 211 407

Our Community Guards have circulated a list of various online services.

Some of these very helpful links are listed below.

More to come over the next few weeks.

Thank you,  Community Guards,  for keeping us up to date.

Jigsaw Wicklow

Are you a young person going through a difficult time ??

Are you concerned about a young person ??

Please contact Jigsaw Wicklow,  01.5240796 or

Jigsaw offers goal focussed brief interventions to young people aged 12 to 25 years of age.

Maximum of eight sessions for those experiencing mild to moderate Mental Health issues.

Due to current pandemic,  online appointments are being offered.

These appointments are generally via Teams,  but phone calls may be used if appropriate.

Jigsaw works with young people who live,  work or go to school in Wicklow.

Jigsaw hub is located on Parnell Road in Bray,  two minutes from McDonald’s.

Great resources,  articles and direct support on

Lots of information also on Instagram.

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the story:

Greystones Guide | Piece By PieceGreystones Guide

Domestic,  Sexual & Gender Based Violence Services Information

Please remember that Covid restrictions on movements do not apply:

  • When escaping from a risk of harm or
  • Seeking to access domestic abuse services.

Online Counselling Service for Members of the Travelling Community

Parenting Support|A Lust for Life

Dr. Malie Coyne,  Clinical Psychologist,  offers help for parents.

Dr. Coyne is an author and Member of Mental Health Advisory Panel.

  • Lockdown Support for Parents
  • Weekly Broadcast|Parenting with Compassion

Parentline|National Confidential Helpline

Parentline offers parents support,  information and guidance on all aspects of being a parent.

Parentline also deals with any parenting issues.

Barnados|National Telephone Support Service

This service is being offered to parents in response to the challenges they face during COVID-19.

The service is staffed by Barnados project workers.|Ireland’s Youth Information Website is a website created by young people for young people.

It offers a wide range of information and resources.

Childline|Talking Makes Us Stronger

Childline is always there for every child and young person.

Teen Counselling

Teen Counselling remains open and continues to offer counselling sessions,  face to face.

Sessions offered by telephone or online during Level 5 restrictions.

COVID-19 Information

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (

ALONE|Supporting Older People to Age at Home

ALONE provides Housing with Support,  Support Coordination,  Befriending.

Also,  BConnect training and technology and Campaigns for Change.

ALONE supports hundreds of older people each week.

People who are homeless,  socially isolated,  living in deprivation or in crisis.

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