Laragh Glendalough notes week May 16

Co. Wicklow Network for Older People AGM                                                                                       

The County Wicklow AGM  was held last Friday at the Brockagh Resource Centre with people from all over Wicklow attending for an informative morning followed by lunch and afternoon dancing with the Wicklow Man and plenty of sunshine. All groups and individuals who had an interest in promoting and participating in activities that enhance the life of Older People County Wicklow were encouraged to attend.                                                                                                                                                         

Car Boot Sale                                                                                                                                       

Come along to the Brockagh Centre for a browse on Sunday June 5th  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.

Yoga with Viva                                                                                                                                           

 Yoga with Viva at the Brockagh Resource Centre every Wednesday at 7pm. This class is suitable for all ages and abilities. Yoga can restore vital energy and leave one feeling calm, yet at the same time strong. One can take up Yoga at any age. Anyone from cool teenagers to active seniors will benefit. Yoga is non-competitive — all that is necessary is to work wholeheartedly to the best of one’s ability. To find out more call (0404) 40000 or check out

Ladies Soccer now Recruiting                                                                                                                  

 St. Kevin’s Ladies Soccer St. Kevin’s Ladies are now recruiting for this year’s Dublin Women’s Soccer League. Participants have to be 15 years (with parental permission) and over. Girls who would like to join should contact Michelle McCoy on 086-1225786 or Stephen McGuiness on 086-8113154.

Bealtaine Festival Afternoon Tea Dance                                                                                                                                    

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.


Shake-UP DAY:

You are cordially invited to attend SHAKE-UP DAY, At the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on Thursday 2nd June 11a.m -2p.m coffee from 10.30am light lunch at 1pm Scidils 11 am, Flisks 12 noon and Lobbers 12.30pm. County Wicklow needs to form a team this year. (DCU Sat 11th June). Previous Members will attest to the sociable, vigorous and full-on energetic experience enjoyed by playing the Games against 32 other county teams. Team players turn up at the Brockagh each year and try their luck in being picked for the team again. Come along and take on these seasoned players and try to inject a bit of competition for places…. there are 9 places on the team with each player playing all 3 games (new format this year). The Co Wicklow Sports Partnership are sponsoring this event and really encourage you to participate. RSVP 0404 20100 EXT 2333 OR text Valerie 087 6319667 before weds 1st June.


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