Laragh Glendalough notes February 29

Elevation Dance School

Wicklow leading performing arts school teaches boys and girls from juniors to seniors every Wednesdays at the Brockagh Resource Centre. Tutor Kate is a highly skilled with impeccable credentials in dance and choreography having worked around the globe in theatre, film and TV. Call Kate on 086 8256775.


Laragh Glendalough Active Retirement 

 Members of the group will be taking a break for the Easter holidays finishing on the 15th March and will meet back at the Brockagh Centre on Tuesday April 5th.  New members always welcome to join. Phone Pauline on 0404-45600 for a chat or drop in any Tuesday.


Citizens information                                                                                                                              

C.I.C have an office in the Brockagh Resource Centre on the first Tuesday each month from 10-12 providing valuable personal advice relating to your rights and entitlements on a large range of matters. No appointment necessary. This is a free and confidential service.  For more information go to www.

Laragh/ Glendalough Community Garden.                                                                                             

Yes it is that time of year again, with the days getting longer, the soil getting warmer and dryer, it is time to get the garden ready for sowing again. There will be a meeting in the Brockagh Centre at 8pm on Wednesday 2nd March. We would ask all those with an interest in growing your gown produce to come along and have your say.  Gardening can be very enjoyable and rewarding. For any information call the Brockagh Centre.

Car Boot Sale                                                                                                                                        

Come along to the Brockagh Centre for a browse on March 6th for our monthly Car Boot.  Many people find this a great way to clear out their home and make some money in the process while having a social day out. Bargains are always available from home baking, plants, clothes, movies, cd’s, books & antiques etc. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it at the Glendalough car boot sale. Vans must be booked in.  Book indoor spaces early but if you would rather be outside just show up in the morning at 8am. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600.

Bealtaine Festival                                                                                                                                       

As part of the Bealtaine Festival we are celebrating creativity in older age together at the Brockagh Resource Centre and one of our events will be an afternoon tea dance on Sunday 22th May, 3-6pm with music from the Wicklow Man and hosted by Laragh Glendalough Active Retirement association. Refreshments will be provided.

Laragh Trail Run – Saturday 5th March
Over 6km or 12km routes.  Great atmosphere, access to beautiful trails in the Wicklow mountains and a friendly welcome back at Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa’s reception for all runners, joggers and walkers.  Registration €15 via, and  Registration taken on the day too.  All proceeds go to Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa in Laragh.

Men’s Shed

We are hoping to start up a men’s shed. A Men’s Shed is a dedicated, friendly and welcoming meeting place where men come together and undertake a variety of mutually agreed activities. These sheds are open to all men regardless of age, background or ability. It is a place where you can share your skills and knowledge with others, learn new skills and develop your old skills. If you are interested in getting involved contact Pauline on 0404-45600.

Scoil Chaoimhín Naofa, Glendalough Enrolment 2016 and beyond

The enrolment process for Sept 2016 is underway. If your details are with us you will receive notification and enrolment application forms by post or through a child in the school.  If you do not receive any notification or have a child at home that you would like to enrol for September 2016, please contact the office immediately (0404 -45460).

We are also looking ahead and planning for future enrolments up to 2019. If you have not previously called us to include your child on the admission lists for 2017, 2018 or 2019, please contact the office on 0404-45460 to place your child on an admission list. Thank you.

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