Laragh Glendalough notes October 20

Car Boot Sale
The next Car Boot Sale will take place on Sunday 2 November. Car Boot Sales are a great place to find a bargain with many items new or nearly new. Or just take the opportunity to get rid of your clutter! We also have wonderful food stalls selling home-baking, jams, plants and crafts. Vans must be booked in, please contact 0404-45600.

The Glendalough Trail
The Glendalough Trail race is a 15km race which takes place on Saturday 1 November with registration at the Brockagh Centre. The Glendalough Trail is a fantastic running experience with a route that is scenic, challenging and safe. Not only will it be a fun, enjoyable day but we hope to raise much needed funds for Fighting Blindness. For more information about the Glendalough Trail check out the website or contact Paul at or phone 086 350 3994. To find out more about the work of Fighting Blindness or tips and assistance on fundraising contact Clodagh on 01 6789 004 or

Christmas Gift Fair
Our Christmas Gift Fair this year will be held on Saturday and Sunday 6 and 7 December. Santa will be making his usual trip to the Centre and there will be lots of hand-made and unique Christmas gifts for you to choose from (some costing as little as €5). You will find home baking, jams and chutneys, Christmas puddings and cakes, jewellery, novelty bird-tables, hand-knits, fairy doors, aloe vera, candles, Christmas wreaths, glass and pottery, plants and much, much more. This fair is usually booked-out very quickly so please call as soon as possible to secure your place. Phone Michelle on 0404-45600 for further information or email

HACCP Training
HACCP Training at the Brockagh Centre. Learn about Food Hygiene and Haccp for Food Handlers on Monday and Tuesday 24 and 25 November 2014 at the Brockagh Centre, Glendalough from 9.30 a.m. until 4.30 p.m. For more details check out or call the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600.

Get Yourself Online
Wednesday mornings 11 a.m.- 1p.m. for beginners and Tuesday evenings 7-9 p.m. for the more advanced at the Brockagh Centre. This course offers to help those with little experience of the internet. The course provides an easy step-by-step course where you will discover: email attachments, search engines, on-line transactions such as paying motor tax, podcasts, playbacks, on-line safety and security, skype, on-line banking, buying on line. This is a free 4 week course (2hrs per class) morning or evening, for those over 65 and costs €20 to those under 65. The even better news is that those who have done our previous Benefit 3 or Benefit 4 course are eligible for funding again. Please register your interest as soon as possible. Call us on (0404) 45600.

Wicklow Man
The Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Centre from 9.30 p.m.

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

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