Laragh Glendalough notes week February 4th

Part Time: General Administrator & Bookkeeper

Job Description

The Brockagh Centre require a General Administration & Bookkeeper for a busy office in the Laragh Glendalough Area. Duties include input of books and records, bank reconciliations, Vat returns, payroll and general office duties. Excellent opportunity to gain experience in a community environment .  Flexibility required regarding hours and duties   Weekend or evening work may be required


Good knowledge of bookkeeping and accounts procedures good computer skills and ability to work on your own.  A working knowledge of QuickBooks, Thesaurus Payroll and Excel.  Good communication skills and an ability to work within a team environment as well as a good telephone manner

Applications to: Closing date 17th February 2019. E-mail CV to or

post to Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh, Glendalough, Co Wicklow. For the attention of Pauline Fahy Manager.


Go4Life Games Day

Wicklow Local Sports Partnership invite you & three others or individually from your group to attend a Go4Life Games Day Wednesday 27th February 2019  11am – 2pm in Newcastle Community Centre.

Tea, Coffee and Registration 10.30am, light lunch 1pm. Out of the games day four players from each of ten groups will play three different games with a view to forming a County Team to attend the National

Games Day Saturday 8th June 2019 in DCU RSVP. Contact Denise at Wicklow Local Sports Partnership on 0404-20100 or text Valerie 087 6319667 before Thursday 21st February.

Success for Roundwood Variety Group Production

Well done Roundwood Variety Group, as predicted you turned out another fabulous show for 2019. Such dedication, commitment and talent from performers. Also all who were not performing but working hard behind the scenes you all never fail to impress each year.

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.


Glendalough & District Development AGM

The annual AGM will be held in the Brockagh Resource Centre on 4th of March at 8pm. Everyone welcome.

Evening Yoga with Viva                                                                                                                                                                      

Viva’s yoga classes are for beginners to intermediate on Tuesdays at 7pm in the Brockagh Centre. Improve your fitness strength and flexibility in a relaxing way. 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.

Laragh Trail Run 2019

The Laragh Trail Run takes place on Saturday March 2nd with registration at 10am in St. Kevin’s Primary School, Laragh. This annual event is a trail run organised by the Parents’ Association of St. Kevin’s National School, Laragh. The event is a celebration of the beautiful environment of the Wicklow uplands and promotes Laragh as a mountain village ideal for healthy and active lifestyles. The event brings together the community and the walkers, runners and visitors who spend time in this scenic part of County Wicklow. The event is open to all and is suitable for all levels of fitness. Participants can walk or run a hilly 6km or 12km trails which take them from Brockagh towards Glendalough. The objective of the run is to raise funds annually for the school which from 2013 has housed the area Autism unit and provides quality education to a diverse student body. For more information and to register visit Laragh Trail Run on Facebook.

Free Computer Course                                                                                                      

A free 5-week digital skills computer course will be coming soon (depending on no.s). Topics covered 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

Glendalough Car Boot Sales 2019        

Join fellow shoppers for the first car boot of the year on Sun, 3rd of March, open from 10am to 4pm. Come early to find your bargains on practically anything from household items to garden additions, and even vintage or antique treasures. Vans must be booked in. Please pre-book indoor spaces early. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600 or email if you wish to book an indoor space or if you prefer to sell outside just show up at 8am on the morning.


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