Laragh Glendalough notes week November 14

Stage Bratz Stars                                                                                                                               

Congratulations to the very talented group Stage Bratz who won the National Show Choir Championships of Ireland. A great achievement for them and we wish them every success in their future ventures.

28th Annual Supper Dance                                                                                                                      

Our annual supper dance in aid of St. John’s Church, Laragh will be held in Lynham’s Hotel, Laragh on Friday 18th of November from 8pm to 1am. Join us for dinner and live music including a draw for a hamper. Tickets cost €22.50.

Tai Chi and QiGong                                                                                                                                

 Tai Chi and QiGong classes are held at the Brockagh on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. This ancient form of exercise 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 log onto to learn more or call tutor Neal Traynor(087 9085684) to book.

Morning Yoga                                                                                                                                            

This class will run every Thursday from 10 to 11.15am. This is a gently paced class for beginners to advanced.  The class will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life.  To find out more Call Louise on 087 603 2202 or Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600

Chair Yoga                                                                                                                                             

Chair Yoga classes at the Brockagh Centre will run on Thursdays at 11.30am to 12.45pm. Chair Yoga is suitable for those who may find regular yoga classes too strenuous – those who may be completely new to yoga, recovering from injury or illness or generally less active and mobile. It is also – of course suitable for all yoga students who simply would like to try this method of practice. Call Louise on 087 603 2202 or Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600. 

Evening Yoga with Viva                                                                                                                                                                       Viva’s yoga classes for beginners to advanced on Wednesday evenings in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 7pm. Wear comfortable clothes on the night and bring a blanket. Mats are available on the night.


 Badminton classes are on Mon evenings in the Brockagh Centre at 7pm (Junior 4th class up) with Seniors from 8pm and on Thursday evenings with a repeat of the same classes.

Social Dancing                                                                                                                                          

The Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Resource Centre at 10 p.m for some chatting and a lot of dancing.

AA Meetings

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night. 


Mindful Athletic Performance Workshop                                                                                                                                             

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 December 3rd from 9:30am-5pm.


County Wicklow Network for Older People Seminar 2016

During the recent consultation on the development of an Age Friendly Strategy for Co.Wicklow concern was expressed over the lack of information on various issues including rights and entitlements. Co.Wicklow Network for Older People are holding this seminar to provide a forum to provide information on some of the issues raised and discuss area of concern. Venue is the Glendalough Hotel on Fri 18th, of November from 10.45am to 3pm (Registration tea/coffee: 10am-1045am). Contact Garvan Hickey on 087 1526205 or Frances Creegan at 085 8006872. Request of a €5 contribution per attendee, which includes a two course lunch with tea/ coffee. Transport can be provided.

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 @ Eventbrite search for NFA Productions.


Glendalough Christmas Fair on December 11th                                                                                                                                            

Spaces are filling up fast for our annual Glendalough Christmas Fair, if you have new or craft items you want to sell call Michelle 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

Tea Dance                                                                                                                                                           

On the 27th of November there will be a tea dance at the Brockagh Resource Centre from 3pm to 6pm with music by The Wicklow Man. Pre-Christmas fun before a busy December kicks in, a spacious hall where you can dance away the afternoon, brightening the winter months with old and new friends. Groups from any area are very welcome, large or small just call 0404 45600 to book in a group.

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