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Laragh Glendalough notes week October 2nd

Laragh Glendalough

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Laragh Glendalough notes week October 2nd

Laragh Glendalough notes week October 2nd

Clothes Collection

You can help raise funds for the Laragh National school. Over the next few weeks, as Summer gives way to Autumn we are asking you to gather up any clothes, shoes, bags etc. that you no longer use or need.  Please try to fill a bag or two with your discarded items and bring them to the school before Monday 16th of October. All donations most welcome.

 

Glendalough Christmas Fair

Our Christmas Fair in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh is on this year on the 10th Dec with lots of special gifts. If you are interested in booking a stall at our popular and festive Christmas Fair or if you would like to perform music or entertain in the festive spirit at the fair call Michelle at the Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600 or email us at [email protected] to request a booking form.

 

Irish Dancing Classes

Irish Dancing on Saturday mornings from  9am-10am. Classes cater for any age over 3yrs and all levels including absolute beginners.  Registered members of An Comhdhail,  fully Garda Vetted and insured.  Contact details for enquiries are Cian Flood TCRG (086-1293807), Eimear McGrath TCRG (085-7180926), email: [email protected], Facebook.com/mgfschool or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”. 

 

 

Afternoon Tea Dance Nov 19th

There will be a pre-Christmas tea dance coming up this year on 19th of Nov. All groups must book in advance with the Brockagh Centre by calling us on 0404 45600. All are welcome with refreshments provided with a small cover charge.

 

Free Computer Course                                                                                                       

A free 5-week digital skills computer course will be coming soon (depending on no.s). Topics covered include online banking, apps, online government services, email, shopping online, online TV players, podcasts,  photographs, security and much more. This course is for beginners or someone who is rarely online and wants to up skill. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email [email protected].

 

Flower Classes

A series of flower classes are being planned for the autumn at the Brockagh Centre. The sessions can cover everything from basic methods to modern designs for a variety of occasions. The teaching team will facilitate the requirements of the participants and focus on the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside. For more details, email [email protected].

 

 

Paediatric First Aid Course

The Brockagh Centre is delighted to be able to offer a fantastic evening of paediatric first aid on Monday October 16th (7 to 9 pm). Run by the highly acclaimed ‘Parent First Aid’ company, this popular, informative evening will cover all basic first aid required in the care of children including choking, burns, meningitis, breaks/fractures, CPR, bleeding and more. To book your place, please call the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600.

 

Flower Classes

A series of flower classes are being planned for the autumn at the Brockagh Centre. The sessions can cover everything from basic methods to modern designs for a variety of occasions. The teaching team will facilitate the requirements of the participants and focus on the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside. For more details, email [email protected].

 

Tidy Towns Competition Laragh & Glendalough

The next clean-up of the Laragh area is planned for Saturday 7 th October at 11 am.

Traditional Basket-making Workshop

This full day, traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment, you will bring home your own completed small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Centre at various dates from now to December. Classes are small with 5 participants. Garden workshop  also available on request. Visit www.wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife on 087-9773622 or email [email protected].

 

Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults                                                                                      

Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45-8.45pm (Seniors & Teens).

 

Tae kwon-Do for Children                                                                                                          

Children will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 6-6.45pm (4-7yrs), 6.45-7.45pm (8-12yrs). 

 

Happy Days                                                                                                                             

Happy Days baby and toddler drop in group is every Wednesday morning 10.30 -12pm at the Brockagh Centre(break in July and Aug). Come for a social morning with Crafts, Messy Play, Music and Activities such as teddy bears picnic, sing along song/storytime  and of course light refreshments are provided. Contact Kerry 0404-45600 at the centre for more information.

 

Go For Life                                                                                                                                                     

Go for Life active retirement group enjoy getting together every Tuesday morning in the Brockagh Centre at 11am.  So if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise come along on Tuesdays. For further information call the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600 or drop in.


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