Laragh Glendalough notes week October 30th

Laragh Glendalough

Fundraising Variety Cabaret

Come along to the Glendalough Hotel on Friday 10th of November at 9pm for a Variety Cabaret in aid of Laragh village defibrillator. A great night out featuring Johnny Stafford and guests. Tickets can be purchased from the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh or Denis Carter with admission only €5.


Halloween Movie Night

Movie night at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Friday 3rd of November. Featuring Casper, the friendly ghost and Goosebumps with a recommended age of 10 plus years. Starting at 6pm and finishing at 8pm with admission €3. A tuck shop will be open on the night. Funds will go to Elevation Dance competition team.


Glendalough Car Boot Sales                                                                                                    

Our next shopping day is Sunday the 5th of November 10am to 4pm. There will also be a Christmas Car Boot on Sun, December 3rd. We will have our usual bargains this month along with home baking, gifts, home wares, clothes and some Christmas items. 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.


Part-time Maintenance Position

The Brockagh Centre, Laragh has a vacancy for a temporary, part-time maintenance person. The applicant must be in receipt of specified social welfare benefit. For further information please phone Pauline on 0404 45600 or email brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com.


Co.Wicklow Older Person’s Council Seminar 2017

Celebrating 10 years on the 24th of November in the Glendalough Hotel, registration at 9.45 and 10.15, ending at 3pm. Registration for the seminar in advance, forms can be completed by individuals or groups. Forms to be returned to Richella Wood by November 10th either by post or by email to agefriendly@wicklowcoco.ie. Admission €5 and can be paid on the day. Babushka boxes will also be collected on the day.


Pilates at the Brockagh 

Marie Noonan is a qualified Pilate’s teacher and has been teaching for the last 17 years and works full time as a movement therapist for rehabilitation, health and longevity. The duration of the class is seven weeks and will start at 9.15am to 10.15am and another class at and 10.15 to 11.15am in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Please text Marie on 087 1953072 or email marie@noonanpilates.ie. Visit www.noonanpilates.ie for more information.


Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults                                                                                     

Master Kenneth has a special offer for new students, one month free classes. Teens and adults will enjoy Taekwon-Do, a Korean art of self-defence. 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).


McGrath-Flood School of Irish Dancing

Irish Dancing has started in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh from 9am-10am. Classes are for beginners and are for age 3yrs up. 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”. 


Evening Yoga with Viva                                                                                                                                                                       

Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to advance on Wednesdays at 7pmin the Brockagh Centre. Wear comfortable clothes on the night and bring a blanket. Mats are available on the night. You can contact Viva on 086 3409629 for more information.


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.


Glendalough and Laragh Active Retirment

The Active Retirement group have been busy over the past few weeks. Their next lunch is 7th November in Glenmalure Lodge. Next week David and Francis from Aughrim Bowling Facility will be attending the Brockagh Centre for a bowling session. Older Peoples Network Seminar will be held is in Glendalough Hotel  on 24th November. A  Christmas shopping trip to the Liffey Valley is planned for 28th November. The Christmas party dinner is taking place at Kilashee Hotel in Kildare 4th December.

The next Tea Dance is on Sunday 19th November from 3pm to 6pm. Groups must book in advance with the centre 0404 45600. New members welcome why not come along on a Tuesday morning at 11am and check us out.


Christmas Fair

We are still taking bookings for this year’s Christmas Fair on Sunday the 10th Dec. As a customer you will find unique presents and gifts at very good value. If you would like to perform music or entertain in the festive spirit at the fair call Michelle at the Brockagh Centre on 0404 45600 or email us at laraghit@eircom.net to request a booking form.


Walking  group in the Brockagh

On Monday mornings weekly at 10am join the walking group with Get Ireland Walking at the Brockagh Resource Centre for a walk around Glendalough area for approximately one hour. In association with Get Ireland Walking, Wicklow Local Sports Partnership & Brockagh Resource Centre. All ages and abilities are welcome. If you would like to set up a walking group in Wicklow contact us on wicklowlsp@wicklowcoco.ie for more information. 


Paediatric First Aid Course

The course was cancelled on Oct 16th due to the weather but we have re-scheduled the class and it will go ahead on Mon, Nov 6th. Run by the highly acclaimed ‘Parent First Aid’ company, this popular, informative evening will cover all basic first aid required in the care of children including choking, burns, meningitis, breaks/fractures, CPR, bleeding and more. There are a few places left, to book, please call the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600.


Flower Classes

A series of flower classes are being planned for the autumn at the Brockagh Centre. The sessions can cover everything from basic methods to modern designs for a variety of occasions. The teaching team will facilitate the requirements of the participants and focus on the natural beauty of the surrounding countryside. For more details, email maureenlaragh@gmail.com or 0404 43610.

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