Laragh/Glendalough Notebook – January 20

Car Boot Sale

The next Car Boot Sale will take place on Sunday 9 February 2014 (due to Roundwood Variety Group Show taking place on 2nd Feb) subsequent Car Boot Sales will take place as normal on the 1st Sunday of the month.  Vans must be booked in.  Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600


Wicklow Man

The Wicklow Man is back to his normal Tuesday night slot at the Brockagh Centre on Tuesday nights from9.30 p.m. The Wicklow Man will not be here on Tuesday 28 January but will be back to his normal slot on Tuesday 4 February.


Operation Transformation

We had a great turn-out for our first Operation Transformation with almost 50 people meeting up in the Brockagh Centre for our first weigh-in, short talk & walk.  Many thanks to Bill Porter and Breda O’Neill who came along from Rathdrum to help us get started.  Denis Carter welcomed everybody and as an extra incentive sponsored a €100 prize to the person who loses the most weight.  Well done to all those who turned up on Saturday morning at the Visitor Centre despite the horrendous weather.  The meet-up for the Laragh Glendalough Operation Transformation is 7pm in the Brockagh Centre on Tuesday nights for weigh-in, short talk and walk – (note there is a 1 euro charge on Tuesday nights) and on Saturday mornings at 10 am at the Visitor Centre in Glendalough.  Next week there is an opportunity to get your blood pressure measured. Please wear suitable footwear and clothing, wear a High Visibility reflective jacket/ vest and bring a torch.  For further information check out our facebook page Laragh Glendalough Operation Transformation (  or call us on (0404) 45600.


Fitness Classes

Bootcamp with Paul Healy back on Monday nights from 8.15 – 9 p.m.  Also junior and senior Tae Kwon Do on Monday and Friday nights.  Contact Paul on 087 2484570.  Circuit Training with Peter is back on Thursdaynights from 6.45-7.45 p.m.  Contact Peter on 087 6319686.  Badminton Play for Men and Women (Senior) every Tuesday 8-9 p.m. & Thursday evening 9-10 p.m.  Juniors Tues 7-8.p.m. & Thurs 8-9.p.m.   No equipment necessary – racquets etc available to newcomers.  Contact Finian  on  086-2476822.


Roundwood Variety Group

We are delighted to welcome back Roundwood Variety Group who will stage their performance of Sleeping Beauty on Friday 31 Jan at 8pm,  Saturday 1 February at 3pm and 8pm and Sunday 2nd Feb at 3pm. Admission for night performances are €15 and 3pm matinees on Saturday and Sunday €12.  Tickets are on sale now – call 086 2451829.  A panto not to be missed, full of music, dance, comedy & lots & lots of fun. Book your tickets early to avoid disappointment.

Gymboree Play and Music

Gymboree Play & Music!  Every Friday morning at 10 a.m. in the Brockagh Centre.  Suitable for babies, toddlers and pre-school children from 6months -4years!  Come along and teach your child a love of music through songs, dance, games and musical instruments.  Booking is essential as places are limited – contact Rachel on 086 8330212 to book your place


Mobile Library

The mobile library is in Laragh every second Thursday.  Please note the new times of the mobile library in Laragh – 12 noon until 12.50pm.  The first 10 minutes are usually outside the Brockagh Centre and then the mobile library goes down outside Lynhams.  The next dates are Thursday 23rd January and 6th February.

AA Meetings

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 pm every Monday night.  If you think that you may have a problem with alcohol please come along.


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