Laragh Glendalough notes week June 26th

Glendalough Car Boot Sales                                                                                                                 

 Come along on Sunday, 2nd of July to our monthly feast of bargains and socialising. You can find  everything from cream cakes, scones, bread and jam, plants, antiques, clothing, jewellery etc. Vans must be booked in. Car park spaces for the next month or so will be limited so please pre-book indoor spaces early. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600 or email laraghit@eircom.net if you wish to book an indoor space.


Laragh/Glendalough Active Retirement Note

On Tuesday  20th of June the group went on their annual holiday in Ireland. This year twenty four members had a lovely stay in the Clayton Whites Hotel, Wexford. The trip kicked off with lunch in Rathwood, followed by some shopping. Wexford & Waterford offers some interesting day tours which the group availed of, Dunbrody Famine Ship, Waterford & Suir Valley Railway and Johnstown Castle. The Brockagh had arranged music in the hotel for night entertainment. With an eventful year behind them the weekly Tuesday meetings are ending for the Summer break with lunch in the Glenmalure Lodge on July 4th and joining them are friends from Sunbeam.


High Intensity Fitness Dane (H.I.F.D)                                                                                                                                                       

Just pop in on Wednesday evenings at 7pm in the Brockagh Centre to dance your socks off with Adam and the class in cardio exercise dancing, dropping those extra calories. You do not need to be a good dancer or very fit, dance at your own pace and enjoy the music. You can contact Adam on 083 3057949 for information.


Adult Guidance Service                                                                                                                        

Adult Career Guidance Service is available at the Brockagh Centre. This careers/education service is free, friendly, confidential, supportive and available to all adults over 18 years of age. For more information or to book an appointment please contact Irene Hayden on 086-8061569.


Citizen’s Information Clinic                                                                                                                     

The Citizens Information Centre at the Brockagh Resource Centre is open for information relating to your rights and entitlements from 10 am until noon on the first and third Tuesday of each month. No appointment is necessary for this free and confidential service.


Tai Chi and QiGong Starting 11th of July                                                                                                                                 

The end of this term is June 20th with a new block of classes starting on the 11th of July. Tai Chi and QiGong classes are very powerful tools which help to heal physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. Go to http://jadesuntaichi.com/neal-traynor.html to learn more about the classes and tutor Neal Traynor (087 9085684). Classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, call Neal to book in. 


Traditional Basket-making Workshop

This full day, traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. Taught in a relaxed learning environment, you will bring home your own completed small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Centre from 9-5 pm on July 16th and August 8th, 2017. Classes are small with 5 participants. Garden workshop   also available on request. Visit www.wicklowwillow.ie, phone Aoife on 087-9773622 or email info@wicklowwillow.ie.



McGrath-Flood School of Irish Dancing Coming to Brockagh Centre/Laragh

Irish Dancing to start on Saturday 16th Sept from  9am-10am. Classes cater for any age over 3yrs and all levels including absolute beginners.  Registered members of An Comhdhail,  fully Garda Vetted and insured.  Contact details for enquiries are Cian Flood TCRG (086-1293807), Eimear McGrath TCRG (085-7180926), email: mcgrathfloodschool@gmail.com, Facebook.com/mgfschool or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”. 



Free Digital Skills Computer Course                                                                                                         

A free 5-week digital skills computer course is commencing shortly. Topics covered include digital photography, online banking, online government services, email, shopping online and much more. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email laraghit@eircom.net.


Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults Starting July 4th                                                                                      

A new term for Teens and adults will be starting July 4th. Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence has Benefits include improving confidence, respect, discipline, awareness, concentration, channeling aggression, balance, coordination, speed, reactions, fitness and health. Call Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 for further information. Classes are on Tuesdays at 7.45-8.45pm (Seniors & Teens).

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