Laragh Glendalough notes week March 5th

Glendalough (Pic Buster Murphy)

Packer High School Chorus Visits Laragh

We welcome Packer High School Chorus from New York to the Brockagh Resource Centre on Tuesday the 20th March from 11.15 to 12pm, free entry for everyone to see their musical performance all the way from the USA.

 

Wicklow Willow Courses

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.

Part-time Maintenance Person

St. Kevin’s Parish has a vacancy for a temporary, part-time maintenance person. The applicant must be in receipt of an appropriate social welfare (DEASP) payment to qualify for the Community Employment scheme. For further information please phone Marie on 0404-45777 or email [email protected]

Maintenance Person/Car Park Attendant

The Brockagh Resource Centre wishes to recruit a part-time maintenance person/car park attendant. Applications must be received by noon on Friday 23rd March. Applicants must be eligible for the Community Services Programme (eligibility is confined to those in receipt of certain DEASP payments, e.g. a jobseeker’s payment, one parent family payment, disability allowance, invalidity pension, etc., stabilised or recovering drug mis-users and ex-prisoners). It is also essential to have good people skills and be a good time-keeper. Duties will include interior maintenance, lifting (moving tables and chairs), gardening and supervision of the car park on certain weekends. Contact the manager, Pauline Fahy, on 0404- 45600 for further information.

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].

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.

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 Sandra 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, bowls, music come along on Tuesdays. The group meet for lunch once a month at various venues. For further information, call Denise at the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600 or drop in.

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