Laragh Glendalough notes week September 30th


Mobile Library

The Mobile Library should be back on Oct 10th with a new bus. Meet at Lynham’s from 12.15 to 12.50pm.


Christmas Market

Would you like to get your creative ideas or skills showcased at this year’s Brockagh Resource Centre Christmas Market on the 15th of Dec, costing €25 per space. The centre is taking bookings now for spaces. We are hoping someone from the community will volunteer for a main role in the Grotto with good communication skills and a ‘hearty laugh’. Contact Michelle on 0404 45600 or email Country Market & Car Boot Sales       

We have now moved to the 2nd Sunday of the month. Encouraging local and non-local producers of plants, vegetables, crafts etc. Our next event will be on Sun, 13th of Oct, open from 10am to 4pm. 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, email brockaghcarboot@gmail if you wish to book an indoor space or if you prefer to sell outside just show up at 8am on the morning


Footfalls Walking Festival Glendalough (please not correction on email address)

Footfalls Walking Festival will be based in the Brockagh Resource Centre from Fri 25th to Mon 28th of Oct with many of the walks taking us through Wicklow Mountains National Park. All walks are led by experienced walking leaders who will enhance your day with information on local history flora and fauna.The weekend offers a selection of walking choices such as Lugnaquilla (925 m), a night walk, moderate to easy walks throughout the weekend. Please note: Walks may be changed on the day depending on weather conditions or the fitness level of the group at the leader’s discretion. Contact info at 0404 45152,


Saint Kevins’s Way Challenge 6th October

Register today to secure your place at Starting in Valleymount on a 25km trek across the Wicklow Mountains, finishing at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. Barretstown is a residential camp for children and their families affected by cancer and other serious illnesses. They offer a range of fun, adventurous and challenging activities supported behind the scenes by 24 hour on site medical attention and care. By taking part in the St.Kevin’s Way 25k Challendge you are helping us Press Play on childhood.

GAA Training (Juveniles)

Training will be inside the Brockagh Resource Centre’s hall, starting on Friday Oct 11th. Call Ray on 087 8511934.

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