Greystones notes week August 22nd

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

Making Waves Youth Theatre Open Mic Night

Rise at the Cove,  Carrig Eden,  Greystones Seafront;  7 pm to 8 pm.

Come along to hear our young musicians,  singers,  actors and poets !!

You won’t be disappointed.

Wonderful venue for this wonderful evening.

Details from

No tickets are needed,  but a voluntary donation would be most welcome.

Multicultural Festival|Burnaby Park Greystones|Saturday, 20 August 2022

12 pm to 6 pm.

Bringing the heart of Wicklow Cultures to you.

  • MC Fabu D
  • Music by Dj Spaqz
  • Live band:  Anitchie
  • Dance:          Nowahala Dance Crew

Moving Skirts


  • Beat boxing by Abood Aldham
  • Cultural Display
  • World Food Tasting
  • Interactive Learning

Gomba Educare


  • Comedy
  • Storytelling
  • Workshops

Facilitated by KcITU.

Further information and details from Anne Waithira Burke,

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.

The Greystones Guide | Stir It Up

28th Bray Rapidplay Chess Tournament Now in Greystones

Sunday,  21 August 2022;  Greystones Bridge Centre,  Victoria Road.

10 am entries close.

10.30 am Round 1.

Entire online,

€30 for Adults;  €20 for OAP;  €5 for Unemployed and Students.

There will be a €5 surcharge for entries on the day.

Generous prizes,expected,  subject to entries.

Please book early,  entries limited to 70 people.

A wonderful opportunity to play this event in Greystones !!

Details from

National Heritage Week|continues to 21 August 2022

Kilcoole Heritage Walk;  21 August 2022

Details of the local events and all County Wicklow events may be found at:

Events | National Heritage Week 13 – 21 August 2022

Ger Devin Swims for the Gavin Glynn Foundation|27 August 2022

The Men’s at Greystones Seafront;  9 am to 5 pm.

Ger will be swimming for eight hours back and forth between two buoys.

The buoys will be located 500 metres apart.

You can come along and join Ger for as long or as short as you like !!

Donations to the Gavin Glynn Foundation.

Food will be available every 40 minutes for those who are swimming long distances.

There will be music,  courtesy of piper David Green.

Ger’s swim is preparation for his big swim in Catalina, California this October.

Ger will be swimming from Catalina Island to the California coast.

Come along and show your support for both Ger and the Gavin Glynn Foundation !!

Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.

The Greystones Guide | That Vitamin Sea Kick

Photo courtesy of Paul Byrne.

Delgany & District Horticultural Society Dahlia Show 2022

Saturday,  27 August 2022;  St. Patrick’s Primary School,  Church Road,  Greystones.

3 pm to 5 pm.

Exhibitions may be arranged through Mary Wall,  Show Secretary,

Classes of exhibits include:

  • Dahlias
  • Novice Class
  • Sweet Pea
  • John Markham Pom Pom (DDHS Members only)
  • Flowers
  • Shrubs
  • Plants grown in containers
  • Vegetables
  • Fruit

All visitors are most welcome.

Usual entry fees.  Teas can be purchesed.

DDHS looks forward to meeting everyone once again !!

Dahlia Pom Pom John Markham

Taste of Greystones Regatta at Greystones Sailing Club

Taste of Greystones Regatta returns,  27 and 28 August 2022.

This is a cruiser/keelboat regatta.

First race will start on the Saturday at 3.30 pm.

Second and third races will run back to back and will start on the Sunday at 11 am.

Wonderful opportunity to see sailing at its best and right on our doorstep !!

Full details at 2022 Taste of Greystones | Greystones Sailing Club (

Delgany Thursday Group Outing to Coolcarrigan Gardens Naas

Thursday,  1 September 2022.  Coach leaves Christ Church Delgany,  1:30 pm.

Cost of trip is €30 per person,  to include coach,  guided tour of the gardens.

Plus tea/coffee scone. 

Due to increased cost of coach transport,  outings cannot proceed with less than 20 participants.

If this number is not reached,  those who have pre-booked will be notified.

Booking details with

  • Peter   086 8307644
  • Violet  087 7560153
  • John   086 3566527

32nd La Touche Legacy

7th Greystones Archaeological and Historical Society

Festival of History Weekend:  Ireland Through the 40s … and Before

This fabulous weekend returns to Greystones after Covid.

Friday and Saturday,  9 and 10 September 2022.

Greystones Golf Club,  Whitshed Road.

Lectures by:

  • Professor Mary E. Daly, UCD
  • Dr. Michael Kennedy,  Author
  • Dr. Jennifer Redmond,  Maynooth University
  • Ms. Clodagh Finn,  Journalist and Author
  • Professor Emeritus Michael Laffan
  • Dr. David McCullough

All Lectures                                 €35.

All Lectures and Seminar Dinner       €55

Seminar Dinner Only                     €30

Bookings + tickets available from 01.2875678.

Or Kay Coughlan,  01.2876694,


19 July to 13 August 2022

Greystones                                                   Burglaries:  shed broken into.

Blue and black Trek Martin bicycle stolen.

Vehicles rummaged through.

Nikon camera,  clothing, smart watch, cash stolen.

Paraglider and carrier bag taken from vehicle.

Person arrested for failing to pay for groceries.

Two males stole 2 black iPhones from shop.

Two males de-tagged and stole 6 Liverpool jerseys.

8 bottles Jameson, worth €220,  stolen from shop.

Wheel of bicycle stolen outside railway station.

Garda Sandra Tierney                   

           Delgany/Killincarrig/Charlesland        No reports.

Garda Maria Curtis                             

Kilcoole                                                       No reports.

Garda Molly Corbett                     

For more information from Garda Síochána,  you can follow this link:

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.

If you see anything suspicious,  please report to Greystones Garda Station.

Greystones is a 24 hour station, 6665800. 

In case of emergency,  dial 999.

Advice on Open Water Swimming

  • Check the weather forecast and the tides.
  • Never swim alone.
  • Make sure you can be seen.
  • Alcohol and water never mix.
  • Listen to your body.  Don’t get too cold in the water.
  • Warm up fast after your swim.

More information and helpful tips from

Codling Wind Park Newsletter Summer 2022

Newsletter Summer 2022 is now available online.

Newsletter contains latest information on the Codling Wind Park project and specific advances.

Also community initiatives undertaken and a request for feedback from the general public.

Printed copies will also be delivered to households.

Summer 2022 Project Newsletter published – Codling Wind Park

Wicklow County Council Housing Department Grants

Applications are invited for the following schemes.

These schemes apply to private accommodation.

  • Housing Adaptation Grant
  • Mobility Aids Grant Scheme
  • Housing Aid for Older People

There is limited availability for funding.

Only fully completed applications received with the necessary supporting documentation will be considered.

Applications will be prioritised on medical record.

Applications can be obtained from Grant Section,  Housing Department WCC,  0404 20100. or

Whale Theatre Greystones Upcoming Events !!

Great events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

Welcome back,  great line up for the Autumn Season.

Wonderful theatre atmosphere,  comfortable seating.

Bar facilities,  friendly staff and a first class theatre right on your doorstep.

What more could you ask for ??

9, 10, 11 September 2022              Macbeth

Ticketsolve – whale                       Presented by Arclight Theatre Company.

                                                This production is vibrant,  energetic,  visceral and highly visual.

Coming up at the Whale Theatre:

Emerging Talent Showcase and Autumn Songs for All Seasons with Anne Randolph.

Hot Spot Music Club|Blues Jam Session|4 September 2022

Come along to listen or at the Blues Jam Session.

Hosted by the Urban Mojo Blues Band.

They will play some tunes and you can play some tunes or join in.

All blues instrumentalists and singers welcome.

Great opportunity to play with other blues musicians.

Or to just come along and watch.

Please arrive early to sign in,  talk to the band and ensure you get a chance to play.

Piano,  drum kit,  mics and amps are in the venue.

However,  musicians are advised to bring their own amps and music stands.

This is a regular blues jam session to develop and bring the blues community together.

Greystones,  Wicklow and beyond.

4:00 p.m.

Admission free,  suggested donation,  €5.00

Full details from

Hot Spot Music Club|LOL@The Hot Spot|Comedy Club|9 September 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Double the usual number of comedians !!

Regular MC Paul Marsh,  Shawn Yuosa,  Eleanor Murphy,  Sean Begley.

Kevin Larney,  Cormac Moore and Richie Bree.

What a lineup,  sure to be a great night.

Doors open 8:00 pm.

Show 8:30 pm.

Tickets €12 & €15.

Full details from 087 2917519 or

Hot Spot Music Club|Glory Days|Bruce Springsteen Tribute|10 September 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Glory Days is an Irish tribute band to Bruce Springsteen.

Playing all the hits and many favourite live songs.

Doors open 8:00 pm.

Show 9:00 p.m.

Tickets €18 & €21.

Full details from 087 2917519 or

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