Laragh Glendalough notes week August 6th

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Co.Wicklow PPN Training Fair

The Training Fair is a free day out for community groups on the 8th of September, 2018 from 9.30 to 4pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre Laragh. Catering, with support from Wicklow Community Cafes. There will be lots of opportunities for networking and sharing experiences, learning from one another. Workshop places are limited so booking is essential. Contact Helen or Grainne on 087 189 5145. Email [email protected].

Maintenance Person/Car Park Attendant

The Brockagh Resource Centre wishes to recruit a part-time maintenance person/car park attendant. Applicants must be eligible for the Community Services Programme (eligibility is confined to those in receipt of certain DEASP payments, Contact the manager, Pauline Fahy, on 0404- 45600 for further information 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).

A Celebration of Harps

The Bray Harp Ensemble in association with Bre Comhaltas Ceoltoiri will present new work composed by Rachel Duffy and the musicians of the ensemble at the Brockagh Resource Centre on August 24th. Free tickets, donations welcome, booking essential, go to www.eventbrite.com to book. The composition will celebrate the past and present harpists of Ireland and especially the 1st Synod of Harpists from Ireland, England and Wales, who gathered in the 11th century in Glendalough. There will also be special guest performers. Refreshments and reception held at 7:30pm before the concert at 8pm. This event is funded by the Creative Ireland Programme.

Monastic Mappery

Glendalough Heritage Forum presents ‘Monastic Mappery’ in the Brockagh Resource Centre (18th to 26th August, 9 am to 5 pm). This exhibition will look at the history of Glendalough in maps from the 16thcentury to the present. Free entry. Suitable for Children under 12yrs with wheelchair access and free parking.

Taking care of your Emotional Health and Well Being 

This workshop will introduce you to the basic emotional needs which we all have, including the need for security, connection to others, attention. Understanding these needs and how to meet them in balance results in emotional well-being and improved mental health. So come along to this fun and relaxed 10 week course and take back charge of your life! Starting on September 19th, 10.00- 12.30pm.For more information and to register your interest  please contact Avril Bailey at 087 1330839 [email protected]. To read Avril’s profile and the Human Givens approach check out www.dublinhumangivens.ie or  http://dublinhumangivens.ie/?page_id=2420

 

Glendalough Graveyard Tour

Tour the historic graveyard at Glendalough, led by members of the community group who have surveyed and recorded the graveyard. Explore the fascinating headstones and stories behind the grave markers. Meet at the base of the round tower (20th to 24th August, 3 to 4 pm).(www.heritageweek.ie)

 

Wicklow Uplands Photographic Competition

Thank you to everyone who entered the competition this year. The awards will be announced  on Tuesday 21st at 7pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on heritage week with the exhibition running in the centre for the following two weeks from 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

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