Greystones notes week Janaury 9th

Christmas Tree Recycling|South Beach Car Park

Christmas trees can be recycled until 21 January 2023.

They will be shredded,  composted and used again !!

No wreaths,  plastic trees or decorations please.

          Monday to Friday      9 am to 4.00 pm

          Saturday                 9 am to 1.45 pm                                                      

Wicklow Arts Office|2023 Arts Act Funding

Applications for funding are being accepted from 9 January to 27 January 2023.

There are three schemes:

  • Artist Award Scheme 2023
  • Artist(s) and Communities Collaboration Award Scheme 2023
  • Arts Festival Award Scheme 2023

Full details from:

Arts Act Funding |

Anam Cara Wicklow Monthly Meeting for Bereaved Parents

Monday,  16 January 2023;  Parkview Hotel Newtownmountkennedy;  7:15 p.m.

Monthly meeting of wonderful organisation that supports bereaved parents.

This meeting is only for parents who have lost children.

Anam Cara Wicklow offers a safe and comfortable setting.

Bereaved parents will have the opportunity to meet with other bereaved parents.

The evening is free and open to all bereaved parents.

Regardless of the age your child died,  the circumstances of their death.

Or whether their death was recent or not.

Anam Cara is the only organisation of its kind in Ireland with services to bereaved parents.

Anam Cara was launched in 2008 in recognition of the need for a safe space for bereaved parents.

A place where a bereaved parent can let the mask drop.

And where others might understand what family members and friends cannot.

Full details from 085 2888888,

St. Patrick’s Soup and Sandwiches Luncheons|17 January 2023

Very popular Soup and Sandwich Luncheons are held each month.

St. Patrick’s Church,  Church Road,  Greystones.

Tuesday,  17 January 2023,  12.30 pm to 2 pm.

And each Third Tuesday of the month.

Suggested donation of €5 will go to charity.

Come along for fresh,  homemade food and meet up with friends,  old and new !!

Luncheon includes a wide variety of soups,  sandwiches and cakes,  specially made just for you.

You will be made most welcome.

Come by yourself or bring a friend.

If you have never been to Soup and Sandwiches Luncheons,  why not give it a try !!

Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society Talk|18 January 2023

“The Museum of Childhood” with Majella McAllister

Kilian House Family Centre,  beside Holy Rosary Church;  8 pm.

Majella McAllister is Chair and Youth Voices Team Lead of the Museum and its founder.

Her background is in education,  sustainability,  entrepreneurship,  history and literature.

Project 2020 Together,  Le Chéile,  began a wordwide study of voices of children during Covid pandemic.

The project was Majella’s concept.

Majella has many stories to tell !!

GAHS looks forward to seeing you on the night to hear them all !!

Admission is €3.00.

Wicklow County Council|Killincarrig Village Improvement Scheme

WCC proposes improvements to Killincarrig Village.

These improvements include signalised junction,  new footpaths,  new zebra crossing,  improved junction layouts,  improved footpaths,  cycle climbing lane,  loading bay and realignment of road carriageway.

Plans may be inspected at Greystones Municipal District until 16 January 2023.

Also online at

Submissions and observations may be made via Online Consultation Hub (

They must be received by 30 January 2023 at 12 noon.

Contact details:

WCC,  Transportation and Roads,  Wicklow,

Wicklow County Council|Community Monuments Fund 2023

This fund helps owners and custodians of archaeological monuments to safeguard them.

Details and application forms are available at

Application forms should be returned by 27 January 2023 at 4 pm.

Queries to Deirdre Burns,  Heritage Officer,

Wicklow County Council|Built Heritage Grant Schemes 2023

Wicklow County Council invites applications from owners of historic buildings,  protected structures and structures within Architectural Conservation Areas.

There are two grant schemes:

  • Built Heritage Investment Scheme 2023
  • Historic Structures Fund 2023

Details of each scheme can be found at

Or from WCC Planning Office,  0404 20100,

Closing date for applications is 27 January 2023 at 4 pm.

Whale Theatre Greystones Upcoming Events !!

Wonderful events coming up at the Whale Theatre.

There is something for everyone this New Year.

Great theatre atmosphere,  comfortable seating.

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

What more could you ask for ??

20 January 2023                                    Blue Rose Code

Events for 20/01/2023 (     Songs straight from …  and to …  the heart.

                                                          Accepting the past and embracing the future.

                                                          Influenced by folk,  Americana,  jazz,  soul and pop.

21 January 2023                                    Luke Carrig

Events for 21/01/2023 (     Luke is a singer-songwriter from Wicklow.

                                                          He is now back on the music scene after studying and living in the US.

                                                          Formerly with the Raglans,  he is now a solo independent artist.

                                                         He fuses his folk sensibilities with catchy pop and an Americana feel.

                                                          Paul Byrne from Greystones has the full story.

                                                          The Greystones Guide | The Good Times According To Luke

22 January 2023                                    Chaos by Laura Lomas

Events for 22/01/2023 (     If the world is chaos,  then there is no order.

If no order,  then anything is possible.

A series of characters search for meaning in a complicated and unstable world.

Coming up at the Whale Theatre later in January:

Greystones Film Club:  The Cry of Granuaile,

National Theatre Live:  The Crucible,  The Lost Brothers.

All this and more to come at Whale Theatre !!

Shows are booking out early,  so check the website for future programmes !!

Hot Spot Music Club|Mia Parsons & Charlie Moon Trio|6 January 2023 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Celebrate Nollaig na mBán with Mia Parsons.

Accompanied by her son,  Charlie Mooney as part of the Charlie Moon Trio.

Doors open 8 pm.

Show starts 9 pm.

Tickets €10

Full details from 087 2917519 or

Hot Spot Music Club|Blues Jam Session|8 January 2023

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|Pat’s Fireside Session|15 January 2023

Great early evening entertainment.

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Pat invites you  to come along,  sit beside the fireplace and listen.

Celebrate the great artists of the folk era to present day.

Country,  jazz ‘n blues and ragtime,  Irish traditional songs and ballads.

All genres of music in an acoustic format.

Hosts are Pat and Bert.

Each week,  guest musicians will join the session.

Come along and listen,  play a tune or sing a song we all know.

Doors open 4:00 pm.

Admission free.

Full details from 087 2917519 or

Hot Spot Music Club|The Randomers|20 January 2023 2022

Above the Beach House at Greystones Harbour Marina.

Four piece band formed over 10 years ago in Bray.

Eclectic mix of folk,  rock,  blues and soul.

Great selection of songs performed with energy and heart.

Connecting with listeners of all ages.

Doors open 8 pm.

Show starts 9 pm.

Tickets €10/€12.

Full details from 087 2917519 or

Coming up at The Hot Spot:

Greystones Jazz Jam and Full Circle.

All this and more from

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

Bray People online and in the shops.

Wicklow Times online and in the shops.

Wicklow News online.

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