Laragh Notebook – March 31


Tidy Towns

An Taisce National Spring Clean takes place from 1 to 30 April.  Please come along to help Tidy Towns spring-clean Laragh/Glendalough at 11 a.m. on Saturday 5  April.  Meet opposite Lynhams.  All welcome.

Car Boot Sale

The next Car Boot Sale will take place on Sunday 6  April 2014.  Vans must be booked in.  For those who haven’t yet done their spring clean this is a great opportunity to de-clutter.  The car boot sale is also a great place to get a bargain with many items nearly new and some new. We also have great food stalls with  home-baking, jams, plants and crafts.  Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600.


Living Willow Workshop

This full day course will teach you the basic techniques required to make living willow tunnels, arches and fencing for your garden.  The course will take place on Saturday 19 April  from 9.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m.  The course will take place outdoors at the  Brockagh Resource Centre.   Cost 70 euro per person (materials and tools supplied).  If you have your own secateurs bring it along.  There will be tea, coffee and biscuits provided, please bring your own packed lunch.  As this course will take place outdoors, please wear sturdy boots and bring along waterproof clothing and a good warm coat and hat.  Advance booking and  payment is required to ensure your place.  For bookings or queries please call Aoife on 087 9773622 or email


Get Online Course (Benefit 4)

Book into our 4 week online learning course this week. Learn lots of useful online fun and practical things to do. Friendly, pressure free environment, for free if you are over 65yrs and €15 if you are under. We welcome back all our previous Online Students that did Benefit 3 or Benefit 4 courses. Men only class starts Thursday 10th April 10-12 noon.  Call  Laragh IT on (0404) 45600.


Footfalls Step Out

A new Walking & Weight Loss Program beginning the 31st of March. Meeting @ 7pm in the coffee lounge of the Glendalough Hotel for our first walk.  The program will include walking with a group on Mondays @7pm meeting in Glendalough. A weigh in (optional) and a short group meeting will be held on Thursdays @7pm at the Brockagh Centre Laragh followed by a walk. Cost €5.  Come along, meet new people, continue or begin your weight loss journey with Footfalls Step Out.  Please Contact Sarah @0876235510/ for more information


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