Laragh Glendalough notes week April 22nd

New Local Link Bus Glendalough/Wicklow

A new 183 bus service operating at regular times each day from Glendalough to Wicklow and returning has started. Pick up and drop at Glendalough Visitor Centre, Laragh(Great Gas), Annamoe(Family Fishing Centre), Roundwood(Wood’s Bistro), Ashford, Rathnew then several stops in Wicklow Town.

 

Tidy Towns Laragh and Glendalough

A clean up around the area will be on May 7th and we welcome any helpers to meet opposite Lynhams at 7pm. The group are encouraging biodiversity in the area. Native trees were planted by the students of Tiny Feet in front of the Brockagh Resource Centre last week. For more information on how you can make a difference by choosing plants, flowers and trees that aid species, animals and habitats native to the valley go to www.pollintors.ie.

 

Glendalough Country Market & Car Boot Sales       

We have now moved to the 2nd Sunday of the month. Encouraging local and non-local producers of plants, vegetables, crafts etc. Our next event will be on Sun, 12th of May, open from 10am to 4pm. Bargains on practically anything from household items to garden additions, and even vintage or antique treasures. 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 at 8am on the morning.

 

Development Plans for Laragh and Glendalough

The Wicklow County Council, Laragh and Glendalough Infrastructure Improvements will be on display in the Brockagh Resource Centre lobby for public viewing.

 

Angelic Workshops 2019

The last workshop for this season in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh will be on the 19th May (A Rainbow Day with the Angels). For information or to book a place call 087 904 8146.

Adventure.ie Store  Tent Show

Tent show on Bank Holiday Monay, 6th of May in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Big discounts on big brand tents. Check out Store.Adventure.ie now open Thursday to Monday, 10am to 5pm.

 

Temple na Skellig

Glendalough Heritage Forum (GHF) invites you to a public lecture, Temple na Skellig: new understandings of Francoise Henry’s 1950s’ excavations which will take place at 7 pm on Friday 26th April in the Brockagh Resource Centre. The talk will highlight the results of a new project which finally publishes Henry’s excavations and will also offer very brief news of the ongoing GHF/UCD excavations at Glendalough. In addition, it is planned to ask for help in identifying members of the local workforce who staffed her excavations and who appear in many of the photographs of the site. Admission is free and all are very welcome. For further information, please contact [email protected].

 

Evening Yoga with Viva                                                                                                                                                                       

Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to intermediate on Tuesdays 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.

 

Walking  group in the Brockagh

On Monday mornings weekly at 10am join the Laragh walking group at the Brockagh Resource Centre for a walk around Glendalough area for approximately one hour.

 

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.

 

 

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