Sunday 16 June 2019

Greystones and district community noticeboard

Mary Fogarty

Dramatic Society: Delgany Dramatic Society is hosting a drama evening on Saturday, January 12.

The event will take place at 8 p.m. in the Old School House.

All proceeds from the night will be donated to Delgany Tidy Towns.

Two plays will be performed; The Virtous Burglar, a comedy, and the Patient by Agatha Christie. After this performance Delgany Dramatic Society will be performing the plays in Glenealy and at Bray One Act Drama Festival.

Tickets can be bought on the door and cost €12, or €10 for concessions.

There will be a raffle during the interval.

Dementia Support

'Memory Lane Music' takes place each Friday morning at St Patrick's Church Hall from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

A family carers support group meets every third Friday of the month, also at St Patrick's, from 11.30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is a facilitator led, peer-to-peer support group.

Contact Wicklow Dementia Support at 089 4286928.

Men's Shed

Greystones Men's Shed is seeking new members. They open on Wednesdays and Fridays from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. They will have new programmes starting in 2019.

They will reopen on January 9.


Bray Greystones badminton club welcomes new players every Thursday night at eight o'clock in BIFE Novara Road Bray.

Beginners and back to badminton players welcome.

Family badminton takes place every Sunday from 4 p.m. till 6 p.m. Adults and children welcome.

If interested contact Mary at 089 4132070.

Storytime at the library

The popular children's storytime takes place at 10.30 a.m. on Wednesday mornings at Greystones Library.

The session is suitable for babies up to children aged six years.

No booking is required.

Choir at mass

The choir sings at 6 p.m. Mass in the Holy Rosary Church on the first and third Saturday of the month.

For more information call 085 8801466.

Holy Rosary parish social

Holy Rosary parish social, hobby and craft afternoon takes place on the first Sunday of each month.

The event will take place at Kilian House Family Centre from 3 p.m. till 6 p.m. each month.

Refreshments are available at €1.50.

The event is for people aged 18 and older. For more information go to

Language groups

A German conversation group meets each week in Greystones.

The group meets at the library on Saturday mornings at 11 a.m.

A French conversational group meets on Thursday mornings, also at the library, at 11 a.m.

Weekly policing clinic

Kilcoole policing clinic takes place each Wednesday evening at Kilcoole Community Centre, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

Garda Corbet and/or Garda Thompson will be in attendance.

Drop in for crime prevention advice, get a form stamped, and most other garda station services.

Exercise for over-50s

Exercise programmes for the over-50s take place each Wednesday at Shoreline Leisure at 12.30 p.m.

The sessions help with flexibility, strength, confidence, balance, coordination and mobility.

Admission is €5 per session and all are welcome.

Men's evening

Greystones Cancer Support's Men's Evening will take place at the centre on Wednesday, January 30, at 8 p.m.

This evening is for men who have had cancer or whose family or friends have had cancer.

For more information call 01 2871601.

Scout leaders

Greystones Scouts are now recruiting new leaders for first Wicklow, second Dublin, St Kilian's Scout Group.

Training will be provided. For more information, contact group leader Anthony Finnegan at

ICA meeting

The Delgany Guild of the Irish Countrywomen's Association will hold a meeting at St Patrick's Parish Centre on Monday, January 7, at 8 p.m.

The guild meets on the second Monday of each month. The ICA includes lots of activities, a wide range of demonstrations and speakers.

The group also features various crafts, sport, drama and theatre outings.

Soup and sandwiches

Soup and sandwiches will be served at Kilian House Family Centre on Wednesday, January 30, from 12.15 p.m. to 2 p.m.

There will also be tea or coffee and cake.

A suggested donation of €5 will go to local charities.

Nollaig na mBan event

The Hot Spot will celebrate Nollaig na mBan - Women's Little Christmas - on Sunday, January 6, at 3 p.m.

On the 12th and last day of Christmas, this is an afternoon in the company of women.

The event will feature performances and presentations by women in the arts, music and politics.

Guests will raise a cup or a glass, eat cake and enjoy the cameraderie. Admission is free.


Wicklow Babywearing Ireland will hold a sling meet at Kilcoole Community Centre on Sunday, January 13, from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.

This is a peer to peer sling meet for parents to share information about babywearing, try out some of the library slings and enjoy chatting to each other over tea or coffee and biscuits.

There is a €3 entrance fee per family towards room rental.

Healthy habits

There will be a healthy habits workshop with the Cool Food School on Thursday, January 3, at 11 a.m.

The event will take place at Nicky's Village Market, Main Street, Kilcoole.

In the smoothie workshop for children, they will help prep the fruit and veg and they will make a variety of different smoothies with a take home sheet of information and recipes.

St Crispin's care crib

St Crispin's Care Crib is open till Sunday, January 6.

The crib welcomes all non-perishable foods, tins and packets, including coffee, tea, pasta, rice, soups and similar items as well as toiletries, toothpaste, brushes, hair brushes and combs.

Also welcome are woolly hats, gloves, scarves, socks, and jackets, coats and jumpers as well as toys for children.

Many charities benefit from St Crispin's Care Crib. Leave gifts in the Star wheelie bin at 28 St Crispin's, Redford Park.

Christmas tree shredding

Christmas tree shredding takes place from Thursday, January 3, till Tuesday, January 15, at the South Beach car park, Mill Road, in front of the south beach playground.

Wreaths, plastic trees or decorations are not accepted.

Regional strategy

An information meeting on the regional spatial and economic strategy will take place on Saturday, January 12, at Luisne Centre for Wellbeing, Kilcoole, from 10.30 a.m. to midday.

The event is hosted by County Wicklow PPN.

Speakers include town planner Judy Osborne and An Taisce advocacy officer Ian Lumley.

They will provide information and advice on the most effective way for communities to have their say on the decisions that affect their quality of life.

Register your attendance by emailing

Phil Lynott celebration

Hot Spot Music Club presents 'King's Call A celebration of Phyl Lynott' on Friday, January 4, at 8 p.m.

The evening will include Thinner Lizzy on the main stage and a softer acoustic experience in the informal living room.

There will be the art, music and poetry of Phil Lynott.

Proceeds from this event will go directly to Wicklow Homeless Five Loaves and Living Lives.

All are welcome to attend this event which is expected to showcase some exceptional music as well as be a great tribute to Phil Lynott.

Tickets for the night are €15 with additional donations welcome.

To book go to or call 087 29175119.

Bray People