Greystones notes week January 10th

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 2022|4 January to 17 January

South Beach Car Park,  Greystones.

Your tree will be shredded,  composted and used again !!

No wreaths,  plastic trees or decorations,  please.

Greystones you are …

A collection of poems about Greystones and surrounding area,  written by its residents.

Greystones you are …  was compiled by poet Frances Browner.

The anthology features over 50 poems.

Some of these poems were included in Poets’ Wall 2020 and Poetry Trail 2021.

There are also contributions from local schools and nurseries.

Books are priced at €10.

Proceeds will go to Greystones Cancer Support.

This wonderful local book is still available from:

  • GCS Centre on La Touche Place
  • Village Bookshop
  • Halfway Up The Stairs Bookshop
  • Fiona Roche Pharmacy Blacklion
  • Bear Paw Delicatessen on Theatre Lane
  • Whale Theatre
  • Fisher’s in Newtownmountkennedy
  • Brady’s Homecare on Victoria Road

This lovely anthology,  Greystones you are … , makes a delightful gift.

Easy and inexpensive to post.

Local Enterprise Office Wicklow|Courses and Workshops

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

Confidential advisory service is open to those exploring self employment.

Or for those currently operating a business.

Here are the latest high-quality training supports,  tailored to meet specific requirements.

These courses are offered to the small business community to help them meet their challenges.

January                   Start Your Own Business Course

                             Trading Online Voucher Seminar

                             Increasing Traffic to Your Website:  SEO for Beginners

February                 Bookkeeping for Small Businesses

                             Maximising Sales on Your Website & Social Media

                             Start Your Own Food Business:  The Essentials

                             Cashflow Management

March                     Essential Idea Exploration:  Proven Tools & Techniques to Test Market

                             Digital Marketing Clinics

                             Future Proofing Your Business Using Smart Tech Tools

                             Video Production: Tools, Techniques & Tactics

                             Public Procurement for SMEs:  Introduction to Tendering

                             Effective Use of Social Media for Your Business:  Beginners

April                       Bookkeeping Using Excel

                             Effective Use of Social Media for Your Business:  Intermediate

May                       Driving Your Own Public Relations Campaign

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

Community Activities Fund Open For Applications

Special fund of €282,686 to support community groups impacted by COVID-19 now open.

This fund is for small scale capital projects.

These projects should comply with the objectives of WCC Local Economic and Community Plan.

There are two parts to the funding scheme:  over €1,000 and under €1,000.

Application forms are available at

Or from WCC Community, Cultural & Social Development,  County Buildings,  Wicklow.

0404 20208 or

Closing date is 31 January 2022 at 4 pm.

Events Postponed at Whale Theatre Greystones

Due to COVID-19 government policies,  there are postponements at Whale Theatre.

The theatre had a wonderful autumn schedule.

Performances with:

                   Lisa Hannigan           The 4 of Us

                   Emma Langford        Hothouse Flowers

                   Something Happens  Eleanor McEvoy

                   Des Bishop              Moya Brennan

                   And many more !!

Whale Theatre hopes to be back in action very soon !!

More exciting events in store:

                   Oliver Callan             Hazel O’Connor

                   Tony Cantwell          Ahmed Dickinson & Eduardo Martin

                   Joe the Magician       Danny O’Brien

Return of the National Theatre Live

And that’s only the beginning !!

Whale Theatre Greystones sends very best wishes to all for 2022.

Looking forward to meeting everyone once again.

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