Laragh Glendalough Active Retirement
AR came back to their Tues morning sessions on January 23rd. New members are welcome to come along at 11am. The first lunch date will be in the Glendalough Hotel on the 6th February. This year there will be more weekly light exercise, socialising, tea with biscuits, monthly lunches, music and planned trips, all on your doorstep. For more information call Denise on 0404 45600.
Recent Excavations in Glendalough
At 7 pm on Friday 23rd February, the UCD School of Archaeology will present the results of the 2017 excavations at Glendalough. Organised by the Glendalough Heritage Forum, this public lecture will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend.
Would you like to try your hand at some different crafts in a beautiful, relaxed setting? Not only is it lots of fun but it’s good for your health too. Join us on Saturday Feb 3rd, from 10am to 4pm at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. To book contact Linda 087 269 4954 or Mairead 086 8272332.
Wicklow Willow Courses 2018
Scarecrow Building Workshop: this workshop is for those of you who are interested in decorating your garden come the Spring with a beautiful willow scarecrow, duration one and half days on March 24th and 25th. Full day basket making workshop: Sunday 15th of April. Contact Aoife Patterson 087 9773622 or email [email protected] to find out more about workshops in 2018.
Start Your Own Business Course
This is an essential course for anyone thinking of starting their own business. The objective of the Start Your Own Business Programme is to assist participants in assessing the viability of business ideas and in understanding the essential elements required to start up and run their own business. This is an evening course that runs over 10 wks delivered by experienced trainers who run their own business. An additional benefit of this course is the peer support participants will get by being in a group of likeminded individuals. Starting on 3rd of May, 2018, 7-10pm once a week. Full outline available at www.localenterprise.ie/wicklow.
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”.
Pilates at the Brockagh
Marie Noonan is a qualified Pilate’s teacher and has been teaching for the last 17 years and works full time as a movement therapist for rehabilitation, health and longevity. The duration of the class is seven weeks and will start at 9.30am to 10.30 on Thursdays in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Please text Marie on 087 1953072 or email [email protected]. Visit www.noonanpilates.ie for more information.
Evening Yoga with Viva
Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to advance on Wednesdays at 7pmin the Brockagh Centre. Wear comfortable clothes on the night and bring a blanket. Mats are available on the night. You can contact Viva on 086 3409629 for more information.
Citizen’s Information Clinic
The Citizens Information Centre at the Brockagh Resource Centre is open for information relating to your rights and entitlements from 10 am until noon on the first and third Tuesday of each month. No appointment is necessary for this free and confidential service.
Tai Chi and QiGong
Tai Chi and QiGong classes are very powerful tools which help to heal physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. To learn more about the classes contact Ann Martin 087 608 1219([email protected]). Ann Martin is a registered Instructor with the Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong www.jadesuntaichi.com. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pmin the Brockagh Centre, call Ann to book in.
Glendalough Car Boot Sales 2018
Our first Car Boot of the year is on Sun 4th of March and then each first Sunday after until November 2018. Great value on, homebaking, clothes and accessories, books, candles, presents and much more. Vans must be booked in. Please pre-book indoor spaces early. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600 or email [email protected] if you wish to book an indoor space or if you prefer to sell outside just show up on the morning.