Laragh Glendalough notes week June 10th


The Hardy Annuals Walk

Sponsored challenge walk for the over seventies in Glendalough on Thurs 26th of Sept, 2019. Choice of distances are available. All proceeds go to Partnership America Latina. Visit for more details. To register email Tom Milligan at


County Wicklow PPN 2019 Plenary Meeting

We are inviting community groups to our first 2019 Plenary Meeting themed: Let’s tell our stories and preserve our heritage. Meeting will be held in the Brockagh Resource Centre Laragh on Thurs 20th of june at 7.30pm. Hear from the Heritage Office of Wicklow County Council and the National Museum of Ireland about existing and upcoming opportunities for communities to record, preserve and share their local heritage. For more info or to book a seat phone Helen 087 189 5145, Grainne 086 048 7434, email


Morning Yoga with Louise

Louise’s yoga class will be held every Thursday from 10 to 11.15 am in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.. 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 in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.. 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 will end on the 16th of June but will return in Sept. 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”.

Summer Festival

We are delighted to host this year’s Summer Festival for Older People on the 25th of June at the Brockagh Resource Centre. A day of music, food and stalls from 11am to 4.30pm, everyone is welcome. For more details on events go to

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits Lynhams car park every second Thursday from 12.15 noon to 12.50 pm. The next visits will take place on 20th June and the 4th of July.


The Singing Angels Coming to Perform in Brockagh Centre
The Singing Angels, founded in 1964, will be performing in the main hall on the 13th June at 12.30pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. The mission is to engage youth from all communities in quality music and performing arts education that teaches teamwork, builds confidence, and provides a foundation for life. Since its debut, The Singing Angels has performed in 34 countries, sung with major celebrities, accompanied symphonies, and entertained dignitaries, presidents, and popes. Everyone is welcome with free entrance and car parking.


Elevation School of Performing Arts Update

Teachers Katie Charles, Kerry Smith and Principal Kate O’Connor were thrilled by their students progress and audiences were also entertained by the Elevation Dance Team who performed a range of routines from their repertoire. The dance team is an intensively trained group of dancers from 8-20yrs who compete at National Level and hold many titles. On June 1st the team are hosting an incredible workshop with WestEnd star Adam Garcia and this August, the dance team will travel to Disneyland Paris to perform in their very own show on a Disney stage, a most prestigious opportunity.


Audition dates for new members of the team will be announced in September for anyone wishing to join this dedicated group, while weekly ESPA classes will return in September offering Ballet, Modern, Musical Theatre, Speech 7 Drama and Acro. Please contact Kate on 086- 825- 6775 for more details on classes, summer camps, team auditions and workshops.


Elevation School of Performing Summer Camps

There will be Summer Camps in Laragh, Brockagh Resource Centre from July 8th to 12th, also in Aughrim Sports Complex from July 15th to 19th from 10 to 2pm. The camp are for ages 4 + yrs with all levels and abilities. Dance and musical, modern and ballet, arts and crafts, street dance and acro, games, costume and prop making and much more. Contact information: 086- 825- 6775 or 085 141 7398, email


Tae kwon-Do for Youths and Adults                                                                                     

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 in the Brockagh Resource Centre Laragh.(Seniors & Teens).



Tae kwon-Do for Children                                                                                                         

Children 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 6-6.45pm (4-7yrs), 6.45-7.45pm (8-12yrs) in the Brockagh Resource

Centre Laragh.


Pilates Classes in Laragh

Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as

alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of

Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which

gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates

Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and

Improvers welcome!  Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474 for more

information. Classes are on Mon eve 7pm and Thurs morn at 10am.



Sign up now for Free Computer Course                                                                                                       

This is an ongoing free 5-week digital skills computer course and we are taking names for the next course (depending on numbers) due to commence in the Summer. It usually takes place on Fridays from 11am – 1pm. 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 complete beginners  or someone who is rarely online and wants to up skill. You will need to bring your own laptop/tablet to the course. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email



AA Meetings                                                                                                                            

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


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