Laragh Glendalough notes week August 29th

Laragh Glendalough

Morning Yoga                                                                                                                                            

This class will run every Thursday from 10 to 11.15am. This is a gently paced class for beginners to advanced.  The class 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

Chair Yoga                                                                                                                                           

 From September, our very popular Chair Yoga class at the Brockagh Centre will run on Thursdays at 11.30am to 12.45pm. Chair Yoga is suitable for those who may find regular yoga classes too strenuous – those who may be completely new to yoga, recovering from injury or illness or generally less active and mobile. It is also – of course suitable for all yoga students who simply would like to try this method of practice. Call Louise on 087 603 2202 or Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600

Clara Vale Committee                                                                                                                             

 The Clara Vale committee wishes to say a big thank you to all who helped them organize the fun run/walk last Thursday evening. Thanks to all the walkers and runners for their support. An enjoyable evening was had by all and €1,095 was raised.

Tae Kwon Do                                                                                                                                                                         

After 14 years of Paul Healy teaching Tae Kwon Do has come to an end at the Brockagh Resource Centre. We are sorry to see him leave and wish him the very best in his new business adventure. Starting on Sept 13th Master Kenneth Wheatly will be teaching Tae Kwon Do, call 087 254 7347 for more information.

Badminton and Art Classes                                                                                                          

Badminton classes will be returning on Mon September the 12th and they will continue to be on Monday evening and the usual Thursday evening.

Art and crafts                                                                                                                                      

 classes for kids are back on Monday afternoons at the Brockagh Centre from Sept. 12th. Classes cover a wide range of art and craft forms. We work with lots of different materials and learn new skills and techniques with every project. It’s all about the joy of making! Call on or text 086 3897732 or email [email protected].

Mindful Athletic Performance                                                                                                                                             

This course is for athletes who would like to get more from their sports performance, be more present and in the moment when training or competing, learn to modify their behaviour with awareness, overcome negative beliefs or thoughts that are holding your performance back, would like to achieve and realize their goals. Contact Sue Redmond via email at [email protected] or phone 086 8102770. This will be held at the  Brockagh Resource Centre on November 19th 9:30am-5pm.

Active Retirement at the Brockagh Centre                                                                                                                                  

 We are back on 6th September and looking forward to catching up again with all our friends.  All are welcome to join us on Tuesday mornings at 11am for some light exercise, lots of laughs and a chinwag over a cup of tea. 


Drama & Dance                                                                                                                                     

Kate from Elevation Dance will be back on wed 28th September to the Brockagh Resource Centre. Drama and Dance will now be on the same day for more updates contact Kate 086 8256775 or go to

Social Morning Meetups                                                                                                                             

It was suggested recently that we have a social morning at the Brockagh Resource Centre where people can get together share ideas, chat and exchange skills such as photography, crafts, painting, sharing books or to arrange outings and of course have a cuppa. If this would appeal to you call into us or phone 0404 45600 so we can get an idea of the level of interest.

Parent and Toddler Group                                                                                                                                          

 Happy Days will be starting back on September 14th from 10.30 to 12.00 at the Brockagh Centre. We would like to invite parents to come for a social morning with their children for some play, chat and of course light refreshments. Contact Sandra at the centre for more information.                                                                                                           

Support workshop for parents                                                                                                                                   

The workshop starting in early October at the Brockagh Centre 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].

Job Vacancy                                                                                                                                            

 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 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.

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