Laragh notes – June 23

Laragh Glendalough

Wonder Years Childcare

Wonder Years at the Brockagh Centre which will open from August  is now taking enrolments. Full-time opening hours 7.30 a.m. –  6.30 p.m. Montessori, Pre-School Toddler Group,   Breakfast & After School Cub.  Government funded Childcare – ECCE, CETS, ASCC.  Please contact Valerie Duffy (Owner/Manager) on 085 7064990 or email [email protected].


Pioneer Vigil

Pioneer “vigil” takes place in St. Kevin’s Church, Laragh on Friday  27 June.
Mass at 7p.m. followed by Exposition, Confession & Benediction. All are welcome.

Summer Camps

Elevation School of Dance are running a Summer Camp in the Brockagh Centre on Monday to Friday, 14 to 18 July, 2014 from 10 a.m until 1 p.m.  The camps will cover Dance covering Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary & Ballet, Drama exploring IBSD Technique and Performance, Musical Theatre & Music editing, Dance Craft & Prop Making and much more.  €65 per child with discounts for siblings.   Price includes music CD’s, all arts and crafts supplies and use of costumes for the end of week show.  Teachers are fully insured, vetted and trained in First Aid. School is run by a fully qualified teacher of dance, Kate O’Connor ISTD CDE.  For further information contact Kate on 086– 825-6775


Car Boot Sale

The next Car Boot Sale will take place on Sunday 6 July 2014.  Vans must be booked in.  A great opportunity to get rid of the clutter.  The car boot sale is also a great place to get a bargain with many items nearly new and some new. We also have great food stalls with  home-baking, jams, plants and crafts.  There will also be an extra  Car Boot Sale on Sunday 13 July which will be run in conjunction with the Brockagh Centre’s annual  Fun Dog  Show.  Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600 for further information.


Masters of Running workshops

Saturday & Sunday  28 & 29 June at the Brockagh Centre.  The proven principles of the world’s leading athletics and movement coaches – packaged for you in a 2-day running camp for runners of all levels and abilities. “Don’t just run, train to be a runner.”  Learn all the skills you need for a lifetime of strong, injury free and enjoyable running in a fun and relaxed atmosphere with our team.  For less than the price of two pairs of running shoes, you will receive skills that can improve your health and performance for life.  Book on line at or alternately call Jason Kehoe on 0851414141  to book.    Workshop numbers are strictly limited.


Doggies Day Out – Fun Dog Show

Doggies Day Out at the Brockagh Centre takes place on Sunday July 13 alongside the Glendalough Car Boot & Country Market.  Registration takes place at 2.30 pm and the show gets on the road at 3 pm sharp.   The Dog Show this year is in aid of  ASH Animal Rescue.  Categories include Large Dog, Small Dog, Fancy Dress (any costume which restricts the dog’s movement or causes discomfort cannot enter), Best Tricks,  Dog led by child, Rescue Dog, Dog You Would Love to Take Home.  Entry fee €3 per dog per class or 3 entries for €8.  All entry fees and proceeds from raffle go to ASH Animal Rescue.  For further information contact Michelle at the Brockagh Resource Centre 0404 45600.


Wicklow Man

The Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Centre from 9.30 p.m. 


Mobile Library

The mobile library is in Laragh every second Thursday.  The times of the mobile library in Laragh – 12 noon until 12.50pm.  The first 10 minutes are outside the Brockagh Centre and then the mobile library goes down outside Lynhams.  The next date is Thursday 19 June.


AA Meetings

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night.  If you think that you may have a problem with alcohol please come along.



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