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Given that bastarding Amazon, just about every Greystones shop that isn’t relying on coffee or food has a sale on these days.
Pretty much every single day of the year.
With this in mind, we thought having all the town’s bargains in one bin would make life a whole lot easier for all the tight-fisted Greystonians out there.
These people are our neighbours, after all, many of them attempting to make their living by providing the town with a service, a treat, or maybe even a good time.
So, the hope is, listing all the bargains around Greystones might tempt you away from the Bezosland. And Dundrum.
Naturally, being Greystones, it’s proven pretty darn impossible to get all our shop owners to get their sales acts together, so, we reckon the best thing to do is simply post here the ones we can unearth.
If you know where to look, there are sales all over town. Here are some of the most recent Greystones specials…
The bould Sheena Griffin has a Newborn Session special right now – book one of these €95 photo sessions and you’ll get a free 10×8 fine art mounted print worth €80. Noice.
This week’s flash deal at SuperValu – once it’s gone, it’s gone! – is a 60-wash box of Persil Non Bio Fabric Cleaning Washing Powder, normally €12 – now only €7. And once it’s gone, hey, it’s feckin’ gone. Get over it.
Over at Relish, they have a mighty fine Meal Deal – you can choose a salad bowl, sandwich or wrap for your main, a granola pot, protein ball or fruit salad for your snack and a Rawsome juice, water or a barista coffee as your drink, and all for €12. Boom!
Over at Des Doyle Butchers, you can grab 2 sirloin steaks, pepper sauce and gratin potatoes; crispy duck & pancakes, (either one for just €20) or a Tomahawk steak with pepper sauce & gratin potatoes for €30. Plenty more bargains where that came from too. Which, of course, is down in the Tesco shopping centre. You can call Des on 012872181 for further details. Or just swing by.
On the gift front, Pretty Woman, Escape Boutique, Y&Co and Lorient Gift all have sales right now, whilst Concepts is pretty much an Aladdin’s Cave with May Chang diffusers, Handmade Soap Company goodies and, for that very special someone, a Coeur de Lion necklace with semi-precious stones howlite and haematite (€159), along with matching bracelet (€69) and earrings (€55). DM Louise on 0872611367 for delivery.
The groovy Zoe Palmer is offering 25% off her Facial Fitness classes right now, this yoga for the face making sure that you feel – and look – forever young. Details here.
Also at SuperValu on Church Road they’ve got a whole range of own-brand goodies that are dirt cheap. And sometimes even cheaper than that.
At Escape, all sales items are currently 70% off. Which is pretty darn sweet, when you think about it. Details right over here.
Over at the recently-reopened Sonny’s, sure they’ve got a bargain for every single day of the week. Or thereabouts – they’re closed on Manky Mondays. You can find out more right about here…
Treat the one you love – even if it’s yourself – to new clothes, jewellery, Marco Mareo shoes and bags, and chase away those lockdown blues. Right now, Y & Co have 20% off when you use the promo code ATHOME. Just call Yvonne on 0872439098 or check out their website here.
Lorient Gift Shop meanwhile have a store-wide sale, with reductions on just about everything. And anything. You can check out the full line-up on their website right here and then do the click & collect shuffle.
If you’ve got the munchies, Jackie The Lad always has new specials on the go. Sometimes it’s Lam’s Asian Cuisine, sometimes it’s Eskimo Pizza. Check it out here.
Adding to all the takeaway goodies around de town, Gino’s Pizza are offering a 9-inch of your choice for just €5 on Monday, Tuesdays and Wednesday. Bejiggers!
Worth noting that, with the lockdown deep in Level 5, Aoife at Greystones Pilates Studio has a special offer on online classes right now – which you can check out here.
Over at O’Brien’s Wine, they’ve got a gin sale and an Irish whiskey sale (with prices starting at €19.95), along with their annual Fine Wine Sale, with 32% off over 30 iconic wines. There’s also Insight Vineyard Sauvignon Blanc is a vibrantly fruity and herbal Sauvignon with ripe tropical fruit notes undercut by amazing levels of mineralogy and zesty red grapefruit on the fresh, crisp finish. It says here. Now just €12.95, saving you €5.70. Noice!
Down at Sweeney’s Of Greystones, they’re giving away a free fluffy toy with every order for €20 or more. Result!
And should beautiful skin be your thing, Natalie over at Skin Passion is celebrating her move into Adare House in Killincarrig with a special on those fine skincare products – when you spend €100 or more, you get a €25 Biologique Recherche Facial voucher. If you go €200 or more, hey, that’s a €25 voucher…
For the month of February, Green Mango have €5 off orders of €25 or more and €10 off orders of €50 or more every Sunday to Thursday. Just use the promo code SAVE10 at checkout.
Meanwhile, Enso have introduced their new specials whereby three top pizzas – Margherita, pepperoni or the weekly special – are on offer for €10, whilst all pizzas are €12.50 all day. YOOM!
For those who like to stretch their legs before some fine home baking should check out Bak’d At Arthur’s up in the great escape that is Belmont Demesne, perched atop Windgates Hill. They have wood-fired oven pizzas available for click and collect along with freshly-baked sourdough bread from Friday to Sunday. Specials include 3 breads for €10 (excluding the super-fancy stuff) or a roasted brown coffee & scone for just €5. On the meal front, you can grab any 3 pizzas, 1 garlic bread and 3 soft drinks for €45, or any 2 pizzas, 1 garlic bread and 2 soft drinks for €30. Find out more here.
If you’re a fan of ridiculously good bargains, and you’ve exhausted Vincent’s, you’ll be glad to know that one day a month Kilcoole turns into bargain town, as the already-cheap-as-chorizo Thrift Shop have their monthly First Tuesday half-price sale. NICE!
And if WiFi at home has been a problem, hey, no more loitering in cafés all day, my fat, freeloading friend – Jody Connaughton will get your whole house pingin’ for just €150…
There are some very yummy specials over at the BapMobile in Kilcoole, including a Meal Deal of 4 baps and 4 drinks for just €25, a full breakfast bap with any hot drink for just €7.50, and their 6oz Gourmet Lamb Burger for just €8. YOOM! Check out their menu here.
Also on the pizza front, Domino’s are offering 30% off orders of €30 or more online. Just click on the voucher at the top of the deals page. Here. Just added, they’ve also got The Mega Deal, with one large pizza, one garlic bread, one portion of wedges and cookies for only €23.99. And every weekend, 12 noon to 4pm, Domino’s have some yummy lunches, with a Friday special on personal pizzas with four toppings for just €4, small for €7, medium for €10 and large for €13. Nice.
Oh, and we would normally round-up the specials at faceless corporate giant Tesco, but, given that they’re still shitting on their long-term employees– and they’re now packaging their pastries in plastic boxes – feck ’em. Feck ’em real good.
Up at Farrelly’s in Delgany, right now they have… well, we’re not entirely sure. Padraig and Anthony are supposed to email us weekly, but, so far, nada. Still, you can be sure of daily bargains at this award-winning butchers, baby!
Talking of which, if healthy is your kick, Nature’s Gold always have goodies on the go, and The Happy Pear always have groovy promotions – so many, in fact, it’s hard for us to keep up. So, just pop in.
We update daily on the town’s specials, kids. So, y’all check back now.