Laragh Glendalough notes week February 12th

Laragh Glendalough

One to One Individual Computer Training

Have you bought a new laptop/tablet mobile phone and need to know how to use it for particular tasks such as photos, sharing, banking, selling on DoneDeal, buying on Ebay, working those emails and sending attachments! Whatever you’re learning needs we can help for only €15 per hour. Phone 0404 45600 for a chat.

Free Computer Course  

Our next free 5-week digital skills computer course will be starting in March (anyone already booked in will be notified of starting date shortly). This informal course include online banking, apps, online government services, email, shopping online, online TV players, podcasts, photographs, security and much more. This course is for beginners or someone who is rarely online and wants to up skill. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email laraghit@eircom.net.

Citizen’s Information Clinic

C.I.C have an 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. citizensinformation.ie.


Ronald McDonald House will be doing their annual cycle on Saturday 28th of April at Avon Rí Lakeshore Resort, Blessington. There will be a 100km through the Sally Gap and Wicklow Gap, 50km twice around the Blessington Lakes and 25km cycle once around Blessington Lakes. Registration at 9am with starting time 10am. Challenge yourself for a great cause by registering now at www.rmhc.ie.

Recent Excavations in Glendalough

At 7 pm on Friday 23rd February, the UCD School of Archaeology will present the results of the 2017 excavations at Glendalough. Organised by the Glendalough Heritage Forum, this public lecture will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Everyone is welcome to attend.

Wicklow Willow Courses 2018

Scarecrow Building Workshop: this workshop is for those of you who are interested in decorating your garden come the Spring with a beautiful willow scarecrow, duration one and half days on March 24th and 25th. Full day basket making workshop: Sunday 15th of April. Contact Aoife Patterson 087 9773622 or email info@wicklowwillow.ie to find out more about  workshops in 2018.

Evening Yoga with Viva 

Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to advance, with deep meditation, on Wednesdays at 7pm in 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.

Morning Yoga with Louise

Louise’s yoga class will be held every Thursday from 10 to 11.15 am. This is a gently-paced class where students learn how to align, open and strengthen the body gradually while stabilizing the platforms of the feet and ankles, hips and pelvis and shoulder girdle. The class begins with general and targeted warm-up sequences followed by postures (Asanas) and Vinyasa (breath-connected) sequences before final relaxation in Savasana. To find out more, call Louise on 087-6032202 (booking is essential).

Chair Yoga  

Our very popular Chair Yoga class will take place on Thursdays from 11.30 am to 12.45 pm. Chair Yoga is suitable for almost everyone and helps students find balance and calm in everyday life. The class takes students through centering and breath-work, followed by postures that let the joints move through their range of movement whilst seated or through use of the chair whilst standing. Call Louise on 087-6032202. (booking is essential).

AA Meetings 

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

Tai Chi and QiGong 

Classes teach you very powerful tools which help to heal physically, mentally, emotionally and spiritually. To learn more about the classes contact Ann Martin 087 608 1219 or (solarsoundhealingwicklow@gmail.com). Registered instructor with Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong,www.jadesuntaichi.com. Classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, call Ann to book in.

Badminton  Junior and Seniors 

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. Contact Finian on 086 247 6822.

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