Laragh Trail Run
The annual run is a 6km and 12km Non-Profit Mountain Trail Run on 3rd of March. Youth and kids runs are FREE! To register and find out more go to laraghtrailrun.com.
One to One Individual Computer Training
Have you bought a new laptop/tablet mobile phone and need to know how to use it for particular tasks such as photos, sharing, banking, selling on DoneDeal, buying on Ebay, working those emails and sending attachments! Whatever you’re learning needs we can help for only €15 per hour. Phone 0404 45600 for a chat.
Free Computer Course
Our next free 5-week digital skills computer course will be starting on 9th of March (anyone already booked in will be notified of starting date shortly). This informal course 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].
Ronald McDonald House will be doing their annual cycle on Saturday 28th of April at Avon Rí Lakeshore Resort, Blessington. There will be a 100km through the Sally Gap and Wicklow Gap, 50km twice around the Blessington Lakes and 25km cycle once around Blessington Lakes. Registration at 9am with starting time 10am. Challenge yourself for a great cause by registering now at www.rmhc.ie.
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.
Evening Yoga with Viva
Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to intermediate on Wednesdays at 7pm in the Brockagh Centre. Improve your fitness strength and flexibility in a relaxing way. 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.
We Love Art
Classes on Monday afternoons are for Primary school children. They are taught by artist and qualified art teacher Almha Roche. Classes held in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh are small, and divided by age group. In the classes we work with lots of different art and craft forms. Children learn new skills and techniques and have fun experimenting with materials and making creative decisions about their work.Phone/text: Almha 086 3897732 Email: [email protected].
This painting class will help you to find your own artistic style in your preferred medium. It is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Take up a new hobby or develop your skills and techniques in a friendly and informal group. Classes are taught by artist and qualified art teacher Almha Roche.Wednesday mornings 11-12.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Call Almha on 086 3897732.
Drama classes are a fantastic way of developing confidence and encouraging creativity and imagination. Drama modules will incorporate improvisation, mime, script work, vocal training and acting skills. Students will also learn from the Irish Board of Speech and Drama syllabus and be afforded opportunities to take graded examinations under a fully qualified teacher. Elevation holds a 100% pass rate in IBSD examinations. Elevation Drama Junior (5.45-6.45pm) at the Brockagh Centre. Contact Kate on 086 8256775.
Elevation Dance School
Our Modern Dance classes focus on Jazz, Lyrical, and Commercial styles as well as ISTD syllabus work giving a well-rounded understanding of the Modern Theatre style. Go to www.elevationschoolofperformingarts.com or contact Kate on 086 8256775 to find out more about her dance class held in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Class times and ages are as follows: Elevation Dance-Mod/Theatre Primary Grade 1 (4-4.45pm), Grade 2/3 (4.45-5.45).
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.