Greystones Public Realm Plan 2020

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Final-Public-Realm-Plan.pdf (204 downloads)

The Greystones Public Realm Plan was commissioned in August 2019 by Greystones 2020 and Wicklow County Council. It reflects recognition that the town is economically successful and vibrant, albeit with many constraints due to Covid-19.  However, it faces ongoing challenges associated with continued growth and development pressures.

This subsequent Plan has been led by the Paul Hogarth Company, a multidisciplinary team of landscape architects, Urban Designers and planners.  It was jointly shaped by Greystones 2020, Wicklow County Council, members of the public and local stakeholders.

Latest information Covid-19

Daily Covid-19 updated News

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On this page you can view the latest information on how Ireland is responding to cases of COVID-19.

Our message is to Stay Safe – you are urged to use your own judgement and take personal responsibility for protecting yourself, your friends and your family.  The latest information, advice and guidelines will be published here and updated daily

Funding secured for COVID19 Interim Mobility measures in Greystones

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Wicklow County Council and Greystones 2020 are delighted to advise that funding has been allocated by the National Transport Authority for COVID19 Interim Mobility measures to provide traffic calming and transfer road space on Church Road for pedestrians, queuing and outdoor seating.

It is proposed to remove all pay parking spaces along Church Road from the Burnaby Lounge to the junction with La Touche Place and to reallocate the space from cars to pedestrians on a temporary basis, in order to help address public health concerns over social distancing and allow for increased movements around the town centre. Additional disabled parking bays will be provided in the vicinity of pharmacies at McGleenans, McCauleys and Boots and loading bays will be extended where necessary.

The impact of the COVID19 pandemic will be felt for some time and Wicklow County Council want to ensure that Greystones town centre is a safe welcoming environment which supports local business and the wider community.  Planters and bollards will be installed on Church Road in the coming weeks, to enhance the attractiveness of the town centre as a place to live, work, visit and do business.

Introducing the Greystones & District Business Hub

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Economies and businesses around Ireland are struggling as a result of COVID-19 and the Greystones district is no different. We’re encouraging all the community to support local businesses, whether it’s for fresh food supplies, take away meals, or any products and services. It’s vital that we put money into the local economy.

The Greystones & District Business Hub gives local business access to all supports available to them.

Access the hub here. If you find any resource that we should list please let us know – email:

Why not join our Business Hub ‘WhatsApp’ Group for all your local business support. Read more here.

Think Local Buy Local

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‘Think Local, Buy Local’ – Together we are stronger – Ní neart go cur le chéile 

Greystones 2020 – Helping the district to thrive again

Pictured here is Simon Harris TD, Minister for Further and Higher Education, Research, Innovation and Science, with Cllr. Derek Mitchell and local business owners Anne Tarpey McNally, owner Pretty Woman (left), Michelle Lynch Power, owner The Hearing Clinic and David O’Regan, partner O’Regan & Co. Chartered Accountants. Pics: Alan Rowlette

  • Developed a new dedicated business hub within the website  A one-stop-shop for resources and support.
  • Set up a ‘Business hub’ WhatsApp group for the business community to facilitate interaction and support for each other.
  • All businesses in the district (Greystones, Kilcoole, Delgany and Newcastle) to be included on the business and services directory if not already listed.
  • A public awareness campaign throughout the community will be launched throughout the district with public signage, social media, and local media.
  • Working in partnership with the Greystones Municipal District who is offering free safety signage, free temporary outdoor dining licenses & ongoing ‘Think Local Buy Local’ marketing support.

If you would like your business listed or would like to join the Greystones District Business Hub ‘WhatsApp Group’, please see

Gráinne McLoughlin, Chairperson of Greystones 2020 said, ‘The Covid-19 pandemic has disrupted daily business activity for us all, but we know that small businesses may find it particularly difficult to understand how to adapt and remain resilient in such a rapidly changing situation. We are committed to supporting them in any way we can. Together we are stronger – Ní neart go cur le chéile.’

Temporary outdoor dining licenses

Applications for licences under Section 254 of the Planning Acts can be submitted online at using the form which can be downloaded here. Please note that liquor licensing laws and local bye-laws prohibit the consumption of alcohol on the street, it cannot be served to patrons of licensed premises for consumption outside.

Latest news 

Be sure to stay up to date by following on Twitter:, Facebook: or on Instagram:

Join the conversation using the hashtags: #ThinkLocalBuyLocal #Greystones

Covid Back To Work Safety Products

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Ian, Wendy & Lucy of Ross Print Services , Greystones, wish to announce the launch of our 30 PAGE BACK TO WORK CUSTOM COVID-19 PRODUCTS CATALOGUE

This link Below will bring you direct to our catalogue
Over 60 Products from Floor Graphics, Window Stickers & Clings, Free Standing Signs,
Retractable Belt Barriers, Roll Up Banners, HSE Signs, General Safety Signs, Seat Graphics,
Sanitisation & Gel Dispensing. Units, Safety Screens to Face Shields.
We would be very Happy to help you to get your premises ready for safe and controlled re-engagement
All enquiries please by email and or telephone and final order will be confirmed via email. There are many many options – but when we discover your circumstances we will suggest and cost some bundle of products options.
Hoping that we can be of help to you.
Ross Print Services
Co. Wicklow
353 1 287 6612
353 87 255 4216

Covid-19 Online Retail Grant Support Scheme

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The Department of Business, Enterprise and Innovation (DBEI) has proposed this Scheme in response to the Covid-19 crisis and the urgent need for retail companies to achieve a step change in online capability.

The purpose of this fund is to enable Irish-owned retailers to enhance their digital capability and to develop a more competitive online offer, that will enable an increase in their customer base and build a more resilient business in the domestic and global marketplace both online and offline.

Successful applicants will be awarded funding to support a maximum of 80% of the project eligible costs with a maximum grant of €40,000.

Typical elements involved in developing a sophisticated and transactional online presence include research, consultancy costs for strategy development, implementation and training.

Full Details are Here

How do I apply?

Application must be made via the Enterprise Ireland Online Application System during the Call open dates.

Call open date:Wednesday 29th April 2020

Call close date: Wednesday 27th May 2020 at 3pm


Ireland’s First Online Youth Info Chat Service

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Have a question you’d like an answer to?

Need a second opinion about something? Talk to a trained Youth Information Officer about a wide range of topics.

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How does it work?

The chat service is available between 4pm and 8pm, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays). If you want to chat to a Youth Information Worker during that time, start a conversation now.

If you would like to leave a message outside of the hours of our chat service, we can come back to you by email the next time we’re online.

What we can help with

Popular topics right now include include:

  • Questions around COVID-19
  • How to keep yourself motivated for the Leaving and Junior Cert
  • What supports are available if you have lost your job
  • How to stay connected with your friends while staying at home
  • What are the restrictions around COVID-19 and what they mean for you

We can help you with any questions you have, from education, employment, your rights and entitlements, social protection benefits, college grants, accommodation, and more.

The most important thing is your safety

If you tell us that you are under 18 and are being harmed, are at risk of being harmed, or have been harmed in the past while under 18, we must report this information to Tusla – the Child and Family Agency – and possibly the Gardaí. To make these reports, we need your full name, your age and the county you live in. If you choose not to share this information with us, we will be unable to make a report.

Who will you be talking to?

Our chat service is staffed by Youth Information Officers from centres across Ireland. Youth Information Officers are trained in providing information that is impartial, accurate, relevant to your question, in a non-judgemental and easy to understand way. The Youth Information Officers staffing the system are from YMCA IrelandCrosscare and Youth Work Ireland.

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Are you in a crisis?

This is not a service for people experiencing a mental health crisis, but if you need mental health support right now, text SPUNOUT to 086 1800 280 to start an anonymous conversation with a trained volunteer – 24/7. Standard text message rates may apply.

Who are we? is led by its reader community and young volunteers.

A group of 160 young people from around the country form the Action Panel (SAP) which provides leadership to the organisation.

Hundreds of young people volunteer their time to the work of the organisation through writing and proofing content, making videos and giving feedback.

Our team of ten staff manage the day-to-day running of and rely on reader analytics and the Action Panel to provide us with the direction and leadership to stay in touch with the views and needs of the readers we serve. The staff facilitate the mechanism for our young leaders to be heard and then follow their lead. also has a voluntary board of professional types who take responsibility for the good governance of the organisation. The board also ensures we stay true to our mission to be a website by young people, for young people.

All information about the governance of can be viewed in our Governance section.