Laragh Glendalough notes week October 17th

Annual Collection Week                                                                                                                             

 Asthma Society of Ireland is holding an Annual Church Gate collection on week-end 22nd/23rd Oct. Community support will be much appreciated.

Cinderella Show                                                                                                                                                

 It’s show time for Cinders on December 17th and 18th at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh and on January, 2017 on the 14th and 15th in Celbridge. Featuring Elevation S.P.A, FYI Dance Club, Next Level Dance Centre, McKinley School of Dance and Dance LA. For tickets call 087 206 3309 or available online @ Eventbright search for NFA Productions.

Juvenile Handball Training                                                                                                                

Handball Training for children takes place each Wednesday evening in the Annamoe Centre at 6.30pm for kids aged 7-9 years and at 7.15pm for children aged 10-13 years. For further information contact Oliver Donelon on 087 9040535 or Andrew Muldowney on 087 0510104.

Free Demo Class for Tai Chi and QiGong                                                                                                                

Instructor Neal Traynor will be in Brockagh Resource Centre on Tuesday 25th of October giving a free demonstration class for anyone interested in knowing the ancient art of Tai Chi and QiGong. Suitable for any age, it can enhance any professional sport injury and repair or can be very helpful if you have postural problems. Tai Chi will help your body renew itself with powerful whole body movements. If you are interested in joining the class call 0404 45600 to register your interest or drop on Tues 25th. Go to to learn more about the classes and tutor Neal Traynor(087 9085684).

Drama School                                                                                                                                                  

Drama classes are a fantastic way of developing confidence and encouraging creativity and imagination. Drama modules will incorporate improvisation, mime, script work, vocal training and acting skills. 

Students will also learn from the Irish Board of Speech and Drama syllabus and be afforded opportunities to take graded examinations under a fully qualified teacher. Elevation holds a 100% pass rate in IBSD examinations. Elevation Drama Junior (5.45-6.45pm) is held at the Brockagh Centre. Contact Kate on 086 8256775.


Elevation Dance School                                                                                                                     

Classes are even bigger and better this year with a huge opportunity for all of our students at Christmas. NFA Productions are producing a travelling Christmas Panto which will be coming to the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Dec 17th and 18th.  Go to or contact Kate to find out more about her dance class. Class times and ages are as follows: Elevation Dance-Mod/Theatre Primary Grade 1 (4-4.45pm), Grade 2/3 (4.45-5.45).

We Love Art                                                                                                                                             

Art and crafts classes for kids, on Monday afternoons at the Brockagh Centre. Classes cover a wide range of art and craft forms. We work with lots of different materials and learn new skills and techniques with every project. It’s all about the joy of making! Please note new times for 2016/17 are age 4-6 (JI&SI) 1.45 – 2.30, age 7-9 (1st to 3rd class) 2.40 – 3.40, age 10-12 (4th to 6th class) 3.45 – 4.45. Contact Almha at or phone or txt 086 3897732.

Art Classes (Adults)
Wednesday morning art classes with Almha Roche are in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. For both beginners and more experienced painters from 11am to 12.30pm. For details contact Almha on 086 3897732

Citizens Information Centre Increased Service

If you wish to see how the budget 2016 effects you come along to C.I.C office in the Brockagh Resource Centre on the first and third Tuesday  of 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. The next service will be on the 18th October at 10am to 12pm.

Glendalough Christmas Fair on December 11th                                                                                                                                            

If you are interested in booking a stall at our popular and festive Christmas Fair or if you would like to perform music or entertain in the festive spirit at the fair call Michelle Wed-Fri at the Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600 or email us at to request a booking form. The booking from is also available to download at

Walking in the Lightness of Being                                                                                                                                            

The advanced teachings of the Lenmurian Mystery School use ancient wisdom to transform our lives and the lives of all. In this year of 2016 we are being challenged on many levels: socially, economically, emotionally and spiritually. The workshop is on Sat, Oct 22nd from 9.30 to 18:00 in the Brockagh Centre and it was born out of the need to address these issues that arise from these challenges. Contact Christina Sieber 089 962 3399(txt/voicemail only-they will get back to you)

Mindful Athletic Performance                                                                                                                                              

This course is for athletes who would like to get more from their sports performance, be more present and in the moment when training or competing, learn to modify their behaviour with awareness, overcome negative beliefs or thoughts that are holding your performance back, would like to achieve and realize their goals. Contact Sue Redmond via email at or phone 086 8102770. This will be held at the Brockagh Resource Centre on November 19th 9:30am-5pm.


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