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Hillview Bed & Breakfast

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Hillview sits on 1.5 acres of beautiful land giving guests an an opportunity to see the Wicklow countryside. The Family run B&B creates a warm and welcoming atmosphere for guests from all over the world.

All bedrooms are en-suite and have Wi-Fi access. Most of our rooms have scenic views. There are tea and coffee making facilities available in the house and an extensive breakfast menu is on offer.

Hillview B&B is open all year round and has been highly recommended by travel guides and is ideal accommodation for a short or long stay. Room rates are very competitive at only €35.00 p.p.s.

The house is situated at the foot of the Wicklow mountains on the main road between Bray and Greystones.                                                  

01 2877226

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Elaine Scott Piano and Voice Studio

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Elaine has been teaching piano and voice to all ages of the Greystones community since 2008. She was also the developer and director of the Musical Dots programme for children in the UK, where she taught for 2 years.
Lessons are tailored to the individual student where a love of music is encouraged through supportive and structured lessons; here, she loves to share her passion for music and her love of teaching with every student.
Elaine holds a B.A (Hons) Music and a Dip. Mus and continues to develop her education in the areas of music and child psychology/development.
She also has extensive experience in performance, writing, creative production and recording.
Her studio is based in Greystones Studios, situated above the Whale Theatre, where she holds her much anticipated student showcase concerts twice a year.
087 3366738

DoMiSo Music School

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DoMiSo was founded in September 2005. It was founded and is directed by Clare Cherry Kinito. DoMiSo currently has 130 students.

Clare graduated from Trinity College and The Royal Irish Academy of Music with an honours Bachelor in Music Education, (B.Mus.Ed. Hons R.I.A.M.). She studied cello with Bill Butt during her time in the academy and previously with Úna Ní Chanainn and Moya O’Grady. She was part of the Dublin Youth Orchestras, the National Youth Orchestras of Ireland and various other orchestras around Dublin.  As a result she has immensely enjoyed music from early child hood and would like to share that experience with young children today. She has over seventeen years’ experience teaching children music and a lifetime love and joy of being with children.

Clare is a local musician and is married to Henri Pierre. They have three daughters, Ailis, Gaelle and Lyla. You will meet them as DoMiSo can be a family affair!

086 302 9665


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Greystones Tidy Towns Family Fun Day Monday 6th May

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One of the highlights of children’s events in Greystones.  The fun day runs from 11am to 5.30pm on Monday May 6th. It is a fundraiser for Tidy Towns.
Events for the children include 6x Bouncy Castles, 3 x bungee trampolines, land train, 2 x carousels, mini-golf, facepainting, BBQ, market stalls,
Gig-Rig(music stage) and lots more. there is no admission cost but parents buy tickets for rides. lots of fun for all ages.

Tidy Towns are looking for sponsors for the event.

087 207 9627

FourFront Games

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FourFront Games Escape Rooms are an immersive, live-action experience in which teams of 2-6 people are locked in a room and have to use teamwork, creative thinking and problem solving in order to escape in under 60 mins. There are two unique experiences available, both with narratives set in Greystones town.

THE HILLSIDE HAUNTING (Teams of 2-5)

This old Irish cottage has been left abandoned since October 1967. Its last resident, Brónagh Brown, passed away suddenly in a local psychiatric hospital unable to cope with the thought of “abandoning her baby” at the cottage. However, Gardaí searched her property on multiple occasions and never found any evidence of a child having lived there.

Over the past 50 years, there have been rumours and stories of Brónagh’s demise and paranormal activity around the property such loud wailing followed by manic whispers, flickering lights, and sightings of a woman at the windows. It is widely believed that her spirit haunts her small hillside cottage.

Do you and your team of paranormal investigators have what it takes to solve Greystones’ biggest mystery and rid the cottage of this restless spirit?

THE CASE THAT JACK BUILT (Teams of 2-5)

Calling himself JACK, a serial killer has been taunting the Gardaí with encrypted letters. After two years of investigations the Gardaí are no closer to uncovering JACK’s true identity and have contacted your team to assist.

Can you solve the killer’s puzzles and follow the clues to catch JACK before he strikes again?

CORPORATE BOOKINGS, PARTIES, AND LARGER GROUPS

If you have a party of 10 or larger and would like to synchronise your start-times please get in touch at info@fourfrontgames.com

The 2 rooms have a combined max capacity of 10 players at any one time and there is a 90 minute period between bookings

3 Hillside Road,

PHONE: 089 435 6962

Making Waves Youth Theatre

By | Theatre & the Arts

A community initiative, the Making Waves Youth Theatre Group is generously sponsored by Ross McParland of Greystones Studios and The Whale Theatre, and facilitated by Ciarán Coogan (actor/playwright) and Aideen Walton (Artistic Director Greystones Players) and administered by Joanne O’Shea (solicitor/community volunteer). We aim to provide teenagers in Greystones and its environs with the opportunity and space to learn about and make great theatre, through workshops, productions and attending other theatrical productions.
This creative space will be a safe and secure one, free of cameras, phones, or social media. Our workshops will take place in Greystones Studios every Sunday afternoon (within the school calendar) between 2.15pm and 4.15pm from Sunday, September 30th.

Ciarán Coogan (Facilitator) is an actor and playwright with 20 years of theatre experience commercially, on stage and on screen. He is an accomplished facilitator and has studied both Youth Arts Facilitation and Youth Studies at Maynooth University. Ciarán’s writing credits include One Man Many Voices, commissioned by St. John of Gods mental health services, which toured nationally. His Counter Culture won Best New Short Play at Boyle Arts Festival 2013.

Aideen Walton (Facilitator) has studied acting at The Lír, TCD and directing at DLI UL. In 2016, she founded Greystones Players, a community theatre group, and is currently its Artistic Director, running weekly workshops for members. Aideen’s directing credits with Greystones Players at the Whale Theatre include Dancing at Lughnasa (May 2017), Connections (four one-act plays, November 2017), The Playboy of the Western World (April 2018) and Summer Shorts (June 2018).

Joanne O’Shea (Administrator), a graduate of TCD, is a solicitor with over ten years’ in-house experience as legal consultant with a charitable organisation and five years as Head of Legal Function there. An active member of the Greystones community, Joanne is a member of Greystones Players and has acted in The Playboy of the Western World and Summer Shorts. She is also a qualified colunetter coach with Greystones Athletics Club.

Whether your interest is in acting or in one of the various elements that go into production – sound, lighting, set design, costume, make-up – this group will have a place for you!

089 412 9272

The Hot Spot Music Club

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Located above the beach house at Greystones harbour marina, the Hot Spot Music Club is a centre for live arts, music gigs & private gatherings.

The Hot Spot Music Club specialises in those acts that are a little too big or a little too unique for your average pub rock gig! It has played host to many a special night, with the likes of Hozier, Scullion, Andy Irvine, Declan Sinnott, Kila, Mary Coughlan, Freddie White and Tir na nOg sharing the stage with local luminaries such as Hue Grass and The Universal Funk Orchestra. Hot Spot Music Club crosses all musical divides from gypsy swing to contemporary Spanish flamenco.

Both a weekend cafe –  you won’t want to miss our free Sunday afternoon jam sessions, where anything from tubas to ukuleles can help make your lazy day that little bit hazier – and a live music venue, The Hot Spot Music Club has the look of a speakeasy and the feel of a naughty house session that’s getting just a little out of hand.

It’s also the perfect venue for your own private event, with full PA.

Phone: 087 2917519

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Whale Theatre

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Situated in the heart of Greystones, the whale theatre is a beautifully refurbished intimate theatre with a unique atmosphere and variety of stage options and seat layouts.

The 130-seat whale theatre opened its doors in September 2017. The theatre’s renaissance came about due to Ross McParland’s acquisition in 2014 of an unfinished 1200m2 development incorporating 6 shops and dance studios.

Ross retained renowned Wicklow designer, Sharon Ryle to advise on creating an intimate venue serving as a multipurpose theatre, the results of which have been widely acclaimed. Overwhelming support has led to the decision for Ross to run the venue himself with a small team focused on fostering culture, creativity and community.

The space measures 400m2 and features a state of the art sound system, a full commercial kitchen and flexible stages and layouts.

Phone: (01) 201 0550

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Theatre Lane Lofts

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Gift yourself a stay in a spectacular, designer loft at stunning Whale Theatre!  Witness the full, panoramic magnificence of Greystones mornings and sunrise from these luxurious spacious duplex with large sea facing balconies.  Three exquisite penthouse lofts, each sleeping six persons are available

Loft Dreaming

Loft Gairdín

Murphy’s Loft

Located perfectly between mountains and sea, train station (2 min walk) offers scenic coastal trip into Dublin City (50 min train journey).  Award winning project in buzzy seaside town with new marina, cove, beach, design/coffee shops, top restaurants, friendly pubs.

Phone: 086 2553680

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Travel by Bus

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Greystones has an excellent bus service,  and the route will take approximately one hour from Dublin city centre to Greystones main street, subject to traffic and timetables.

There are three Dublin Bus routes in operation

84/a  Blackrock to Newcastle (via Greystones) & Newcastle to Blackrock (via Greystones)

84n    D’olier St. Dublin towards Greystones – Weekend late night bus

84x    Hawkins Street, Dublin to Newcastle/Kilcoole (via Greystones)

Aircoach

Aircoach is Ireland’s leading private bus and coach operator and provides a range of high frequency, quality scheduled coach services to and from Greystones to Dublin Airport.  Route 702 is the Greystones route.  Fares are available to purchase from the driver as you board, from  customer service staff at Dublin Airport, from their Travel Shop in Belfast or from any of their ticket agents.

Timetables: Greystones to Dublin Airport   Dublin Airport to Greystones 

For  best value fares, special offers or to reserve and guarantee your seat you  can book online here 

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