Launch of New Greystones Guide

GREYSTONES ITS BUILDINGS AND HISTORY PART 2 LAUNCHED

The launch of volume 2 of Greystones Its buildings and History took place on Monday night in Charlesland Golf and Country.

The second edition is again published by the La Touche Legacy in collaboration with the Greystones Archaeological & Historical Society.

 The Chairman of the La Touche Legacy Cllr George Jones said “we are all delighted with success of the first book and I am sure copies can today be found from in many parts of the world where Greystones residents currently live.” Over 100 residential, commercial, public buildings and sporting facilities are included in this edition.

 Cllr Jones concluded his remarks by thanking all the contributors and hoped that everyone enjoys this second edition and will encourage us all to look at our town and realize how lucky that we are able to call Greystones our home”

 Rosemary Raughter Chairperson of GAHS said “ This edition is once more lavishly illustrated with colour photographs of over 100 properties, including details of architectural features as well as articles on the history of the Holy Faith Sisters in the area, on Holy Rosary and St Patrick’s Churches, on the Davy family’s association with the town, on Greystones’s significance for the women suffrage movement and on its role in the War of Independence.

 Books are available at €10 each in the Village Bookshop, Bridie Mooney’s, Brady’s Homecare and Leo Ireton

Click here to view the cover – Greystones Cover