Greystones notes week October 4th

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

Blessing of the Animals|Sunday,  3 October 2021

Blessing of the Animals,  Sunday,  3 October 2021,  in the grounds of Holy Rosary Church.

All creatures,  great and small,  are invited to come along.

Their minders are most welcome,  too !!

Many people bring their pets to  be blessed on St. Francis’ Feast Day.

This is due to his love of animals,  as expressed in his Canticle of Creatures.

All welcome !!

Irish Road Safety Week 2021|4 to 10 October 2021

Irish Road Safety Week takes place next week with a wide variety of events.

  • Tyre Safety Day on 6 October.
  • Winter Ready radio announcements throughout the week.
  • Child Safety Day,  known as “Beep Beep Day” on 8 October.
  • Back to School pack for primary school children.
  • Street Smart for young children aged between 4 and 12.
  • Check It Fits,  child car seat checking service.
  • National Road Safety Education Service delivering online programmes to schools.

Full details from


Week ending 26 September 2021.

Greystones North                               No reports.

Garda JP Connolly                        

           Greystones South                                Theft from vehicle parked on street.

Window smashed,  handbag stolen.

Theft from shop.

            Garda Alan Thompson                  

Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland     No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                                   

            Kilcoole                                               Burglary,  business premises in industrial estate.

            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

Traffic Watch                              1890 205 805

Dog Warden                                0404 44873

Gardaí Urge Safe Halloween 2021

Every year,  An Garda Síochána and Greystones Fire Service receive a number of callouts.

These are for bonfires and firework related incidents.

The Guards are urging parents to stay safe and not to buy fireworks for their children.

It is an offence to possess fireworks without a license.

Possession of unlicensed fireworks can result in a fine of up to €10,000.

Or up to five years imprisonment or both.

Fireworks can cause damage to property,  injury to people and animals.

They can be an annoyance to elderly people.

The Guards will continue to confiscate any fireworks found with persons without a license.

Tips for a Safe Halloween from An Garda Síochána

  • If attending organised fireworks or bonfire,  stay a safe distance away.
  • Young children should be accompanied for Trick or Treating.
  • When Trick or Treating,  avoid houses with no lights on.
  • Wear reflective material so that you can be seen by motorists and cyclists.
  • Keep pets indoors on Halloween Night.

Have a safe and happy Halloween this year !!

Wide Range of Services at Greystones Library

Greystones Library is now fully open for borrowing and returning books and other items.

Other facilities open for public use include:

  • Study spaces for individual use.
  • Public access PCs.
  • Musical instruments available for borrowing.
  • Class visits can resume with pods of six or less with prior arrangement.
  • Hublets accessible for individual use in main libraries.
  • Printing and photocopying services available for public use.
  • Comfortable seats available for use.
  • Newspapers and magazines are now available for reading in the library.
  • More events after 22 October 2021.
  • Please be sure to wear a face mask in the library.

Deadline Extended

N11/M11 Junction 4 to Junction 14 Improvement Scheme

Online public display for improved new route for N11/M11 is now open.

This is of particular importance for Glen of the Downs in Delgany.

Details may be found at

This is an important public consultation which will affect all of us.

This public display event will now be open until Monday,  4 October 2021.

Submissions may be made via the website.

By sending an email to

Or by posting to:

          N11/M11 Junction 4 to Junction 14 Improvement Scheme

          Wicklow County Council

          County Buildings

          WICKLOW  A67 FW96

Bookings for online or telephone meetings may also be made via the website.

Paul Byrne from the Greystones has the full story.

Greystones Guide | And Then There Was One…Greystones Guide

National Women’s Enterprise Day 2021|7 October 2021

Thursday,  7 October 2021;  9 am to 5.15 pm.

Seminars,  fantastic guest speakers,  advice clinics,  spotlight sessions and more !!

Free of charge and online.

You can attend it all or drop in & out.

This year’s theme is Build the Future.

Wonderful speakers on the day.

Full line-up details and registration from

Wicklow County Council Grants for Tree Planting

Tree grants are now available to community groups,  schools and residents associations.

Maximum sum available is €500.

Grants are for trees,  not shrubs.  Fruit trees or native hedgerow may be an option.

Grants will be given only for species that encourage biodiversity and are native.

Full details and applications from or 1890 222276.

Closing date is 8 October 2021.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow|Courses and Workshops

Our Local Enterprise Office is offering a wide range of courses and workshops.

Here are the latest offerings.

  • Sell more with effective marketing.
  • Employment law for employers.
  • Start your own business course.
  • Prepare your business for customs.
  • Leadership for your business.
  • Start your Greenway/Blueway Business.
  • Learn about Green for Micro.
  • Innovate 2021
  • Social Enterprise Capital Grant Scheme.

Every €10 spent locally on Irish products generates more than €40 of benefit to the community.

This benefit is in terms of employment.

Full details from:

Local Enterprise Office – Wicklow

Events at Whale Theatre Greystones

Great programmes continue at Whale Theatre Greystones.

Greystones’ wonderful theatre re-opening has been enormously successful.

Music & comedy,  live theatre and spoken word.

There is something for everyone !!

3 October 2021                  A Song Party with Chloe Burke

Ticketsolve – whale

7 October 2021                  Greystones Film Club:  Stray

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9 October 2021                  Ari Hoenig Trio

Ticketsolve – whale              Jazz at its very best.

15 October 2021                Louize Carroll:  Upclose and Personal

Ticketsolve – whale              Social Fabric evening with Andrea Splendori

16 October 2021                Ryan Sheridan

Ticketsolve – whale              Recording artist,  songwriter, performer producer.

                                      Fabulous background in music performance,  now at the Whale.

Heads Up !!

28 and 29 December 21       Phelim Drew & The Drew House Band

Ticketsolve – whale              Remembering Ronnie and The Dubliners

Book early !!

Full information,  all future events, bookings and details from Whale Theatre

The Hot Spot Music Club

Above The Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Music Club,  Performance Space and Private Events hire.

22 October 2021                Andy Irvine,  troubadour singer and songwriter

Support by Daoiri Farrell,  traditional singer and bazouki player.

6 November 2021               Van Morrison’s Songbook

                                      With Celtic Soul,  7 piece band from Bangor.

Full details on all events with times,  bookings and admissions from:,,  087 2917519.

Ireland’s COVID-19 Data Hub Information

Below is the latest information available from the Data Hub.

Figures from the Data Hub do not seem to have been updated.

They are the same as last week.

Reporting date has been updated,  but not the figures.

LEA means Local Electoral Area:  Greystones,  Delgany,  Kilcoole,  Newcastle,  part of NTMK.

Ireland’s COVID19 Data Hub (

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