Laragh Glendalough notes week June 17th

Looking down the glacial valley of Glendalough, taken from overhead the 6th century monastic settlement

Annual Pioneer Vigil

 Wicklow Deanery Pioneer vigil is in St Kevin’s Church Laragh on Friday 28th of June. Mass is at 7pm finishing with benediction at 8.15pm.


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 www.palcharityprojects.ie for more details. To register email Tom Milligan at hardyannuals@gmail.com.


Badminton & Irish Dancing

Both regular classes are finished for the Summer months but will be back in September. Go to www.brockaghresoucecentre.ie , join our Facebook pages or email us at brockaghoffice@gmail.com to receive our monthly newsletter and keep up to date on start back dates for our regular classes that take a break during the summer.


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. Everyone is welcome, if you are interested in attending save the date in your diary. More details to follow at brockaghresourcecentre.ie/events or you can phone a staff member on 0404 45600 in June when we have more details.


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 elevationdance@gmail.com.


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.

AA Meetings        

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

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