New workshop starting soon in the Brockagh Resource Centre
The workshop starting in early October is about how to best support yourself and your child if he/she is diagnosed with a learning disability, developmental or behavioral disorder. If you would like to know more contact Elke MacEntee on 087 670 6737 or email [email protected].
Glendalough An Age Old Attraction This exhibition consists of historic photographs of the Glendalough Valley through the ages and is organized by Glendalough Heritage Forum. View the images at the Brockagh Centre and follow the display at outdoor locations along the valley. Open to everyone on August 20th until August 28th from 10am to 5pm each day. Go to www.glendaloughheritageforum.org for more information about the exhibition. Brochures are available in the Brockagh for Heritage week event listings. Coming up on Mon 22nd August to Fri 26th August join the volunteers to record the historic grave markers, call on 01 716 8613.
We require a Development Worker with the ability to work with key stakeholders to support programmes for older and young people. Applicants should have good social, written, numeracy, IT and verbal communication skills, have experience in drafting and submitting grant applications and be prepared to assist with duties such as light catering, reception, etc. This is a full-time/part-time sharing position (€9.15/hour) with flexible working hours which include week-end and evening work. It is funded by the Community Services Programme and applicants must check their eligibility beforehand https://www.pobal.ie/Beneficiaries/CommunityServicesProgramme/Pages/Employment.aspx Please forward your CV to Pauline Fahy, Manager, Brockagh Centre, Laragh, Glendalough or email [email protected]. Further details are available by calling on 0404-45600.
Don’t forget to join the gang with The Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Centre at 10 p.m. for a few hours of dancing and socialising.
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.
A morning Yoga class will be run by Louise who is also teaching our Chair yoga students at the Brockagh Centre. These class will run every Thursday from 10 to 11.15am. This is a gently paced class where students learn how to align, open and strengthen the body gradually while stabilizing the platforms of the feet and ankles, hips and pelvis and shoulder girdle. The class begins with general and targeted warm up sequences followed by Postures (asanas) which are taught from their foundations using fundamental building blocks to enable students to feel the postures correctly, safely and to their own ability before bringing it all together into a Vinyasa (breath connected) sequence and ending with relaxation in Savasana. The practice will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life. To find out more Call Louise on 087 603 2202 or Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600