Laragh Glendalough notes March 2

Spring Garden Course

6 week garden course facilitated by Suzie Cahn.  Subjects covered include-Growing in a polytunnel or greenhouse, Starting growing for summer crops, Willow frames for climbing plants, Soil health and composting, Container planting, Garden layout and design, Rain water harvesting.    Start Date: March 6, 2015 10am to 12am in Glendalough-Laragh Community Garden.  €20 euro for full course.  Contact 086 3469114, or facebook page – Glendalough-laragh garden


Wicklow Proms

Love, Loss & Friendship.  The music of Johannes Brahms, Robert & Clara Schumann Friday 13 March at 8 p.m. in the Glendalough Hotel.  For tickets or to find out more call (01) 2818228 or (0404) 45135.



The Glendalough & District Development Association A.G.M.  takes place on Tuesday 14 April at 8 p.m. in the Brockagh Resource Centre.   All welcome.


Bible Meeting

“The Purpose of Life” .  We invite you to come and listen to messages from the Bible  in the Brockagh Centre every Thursday from 8 to 9 p.m. until April 16.  Free and non-denominational.  All welcome.


Tablet Course

Have you grasped the basic of using your tablet but would like to find out more?  This course will take place on Thursday nights in late March/early April from 7 to 9 p.m. for 10 weeks (start date to be confirmed).  Items covered include – connecting to other devices including tvs, downloading apps, Dropbox/Cloud, YouTube, managing files, google documents, Playstore, Security.   Call (0404) 45600 for more details.  (This is not a beginner’s course).


Laragh Cardiac First Responders

We need more volunteers.  At present we have six active members and cover every night plus most weekends.  We would love to cover 24/7 but without the extra volunteers, it is impossible. To become a Cardiac First Responder (CFR), you will be asked to commit to the following:- One full weekends training, A commitment to go on a weekly call-out rota to suit you, 1 hour training session each month to revise your skills.  Our next week end training course will be held in the Glendalough Hotel on 18 & 19 April 2015.  If you are interested or would like some more information before committing yourself to anything please contact the Laragh co-ordinator Sheila Kavanagh on 087 2121522 of any of the existing members.


The Laragh Trail Run

The Laragh Trail Run is organised by the Parents’ Association of St. Kevin’s National School.  This trail run brings together the community and the walkers, runners and visitors who spend time in this scenic part of County Wicklow. The event takes place on Saturday 14th March and is open to all. It is suitable for all levels of fitness provided you can walk or run a hilly 6 km or 11 km trail. You can register online at

Classic  Cinema

An introduction to Classic Cinema at the Brockagh Centre.   Four interactive and anecdotal sessions led by life-long film buff George Fleeton on Thursday 9, 16, 23 and 30 April from 7 to 9 p.m.  Euro 15 per session or all four sessions euro 50.  Check out or call George on (01) 2818228.

Weekly Walks

Our walking & back to basics weight loss program continues every Monday @ 6.30 p.m & Thursday @ 7 p.m.   Last year our members built up their fitness & endurance levels and completed a 27.5km Moonlight Challenge in October.  Why not join us on our walks; it’s a great way to get fit, lose weight and to enjoy our beautiful surroundings.  Cost €5 per week. Continue or begin your weight loss journey with Step Out.  Contact Sarah on 0876235510/email: for more information.

Wicklow Man

Dance to the music of the Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Centre from 9.30 p.m.

Get Fit the Fun way

Are you tired of trying to get fit but can’t. Of running miles on a lonely treadmill and getting nowhere. If you are this person then try handball. The Fun way to get Fit Fast, no experience necessary.  If you are looking for an effective way to a Fitter you, while meeting like minded people and having a fun time then join Annamoe Handball Club. We meet every Thursday night from 8 p.m. in the Annamoe community centre. Contact Jason Heatly 086 0215920 or Oliver Donelon on 087 9040535 for more details


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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