Laragh Glendalough notes week June 11th


ESPA Summer Camp

Elevation School of Performing Arts will be held in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on the 9th to 13th of July from 10am to 2pm each day. For ages 4yrs plus, all levels and abilities. Activities include drama, modern dance, street dance, ballet, games, arts & crafts, costume and prop making. Contact no. 086 825 6775 or 085 141 7398,


Go for Life Taster Games

Active Ageing Programme is having the Go for Life Taster Games in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh, 26th of June from 10am to 1pm. For more information on this programme and to register your interest contact Wicklow Sports Partnership on 0404 20100 or


Pioneer Vigil

The Pioneer Vigil is on the 15th of June in St.Kevins Church, Laragh,  starting with mass at 7pm with Rosary, Benediction and quite time until 8.30pm.


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).

Irish Dancing Classes

Irish Dancing on Saturday mornings 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:, or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”.


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 ( Registered instructor with Jade Sun School of Tai Chi & Qi Gong, Classes are held on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm in the Brockagh Centre, call Ann to book in.


Wicklow Willow Courses Back in September

Full day basket making workshops on the 10th & 16th of June in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh, will not be going ahead. The next workshops will continue in September 2018. Please keep watch in the notes for Sept dates. Contact local basket maker and artist, Aoife Patterson 087 9773622 or email to find out more about workshops in 2018.

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