Laragh Glendalough notes week April 16th

Bealthaine Afternoon Tea Dance

The Wicklow Man is back to entertain us while we dance the afternoon away on May 20th from 3pm to 6pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. If you are a group, please call 0404 45600 to book in.


Laragh Tidy Towns AGM and Village Clean-up

A clean-up of the village and surrounding area is planned for 7 pm on 1st May, before our AGM. The AGM will take place at 8 pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Everyone is very welcome as many hands make light work.

Mindfulness Through Creativity Workshop

Would you like to try your hand at some different crafts in a beautiful, relaxed setting? Not only is it lots of fun but it’s good for your health too. Get crafty, distress by joining us on Saturday April 21st, from 10am to 4pm at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. All materials supplied with cost, including tea, coffee and light lunch. To book contact Linda 087 269 4954 or


East Coast FM Wicklow Wide Coffee Morning

East Coast FM Wicklow Wide Coffee Morning in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh (free car parking available) on Friday, 20th April from 10am-12pm in aid of Wicklow Cancer Support Services and The Wicklow Hospice. A very worthy cause, which has touched many families in some way. Enjoy delicious treats and chat with some friendly faces while being entertained by the wonderful Denise Brennan and Michael Flood. We will be reporting LIVE on East Coast FM and there will be a raffle on the morning with some fantastic prizes up for grabs! For further information or if you would like to make a donation, please contact Helen Kinlan 086-8890755 or Niamh Kinlan 086-3555245.

Wicklow Willow Courses (New Dates)

Full day basket making workshops: May 13th & 19th, 9th & 16th of June. Contact Aoife Patterson 087 9773622 or email to find out more about  workshops in 2018.


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 at 10am. Challenge yourself for a great cause by registering now at

DEBRA Ireland Wicklow Mountains Challenge

If you would like a challenge Debra Ireland event is on the 29th of April. The event comprises of a half marathon with stunning scenery as you run through mountains, bogs and rivers. Marathon finish based at Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. For details go to

Pilates at the Brockagh 

Pilates is back on April 26th for more classes. 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 10am to 11am on Thursdays in the Brockagh Resource Centre. Please text Marie on 087 1953072 or email Visit for more information.

We Love Art                                                                                                                          

Classes on Monday afternoons are for Primary school children. They are taught by artist and qualified art teacher Almha Roche. Classes held in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh are small, and divided by age group. In the classes we work with lots of different art and craft forms. Children learn new skills and techniques and have fun experimenting with materials and making creative decisions about their work.Phone/text: Almha 086 3897732 Email:


Adult Art                                                                                                                                           

This painting class will help you to find your own artistic style in your preferred medium. It is suitable for beginners as well as more experienced painters. Take up a new hobby or develop your skills and techniques in a friendly and informal group. Classes are taught by artist and qualified art teacher Almha Roche.Wednesday mornings 11-12.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Call Almha on 086 3897732.

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) at the Brockagh Centre. Contact Kate on 086 8256775.

Elevation Dance School

Our Modern Dance classes focus on Jazz, Lyrical, and Commercial styles as well as ISTD syllabus work giving a well-rounded understanding of the Modern Theatre style. Go to or contact Kate on 086 8256775 to find out more about her dance class held in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Class times and ages are as follows: Elevation Dance-Mod/Theatre Primary Grade 1 (4-4.45pm), Grade 2/3 (4.45-5.45).

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