Laragh Glendalough notes week February 24th

Glendalough Country Market & Car Boot Sales       

We are back for 2020 on every 2nd Sunday and will be selling bargains throughout the year!

Encouraging local and non-local producers of plants, vegetables, crafts etc. Sustainable shopping on practically anything from household items to garden additions, vintage or antique treasures, entertainment, animal products, clothes/shoes/handbags, Aloe Vera/CBD products, local honey and home baking, jewellery, 2nd hand bikes, tools, you name it we have it!!!! .

Greet other enthusiastic shopper and stop for a chat with tea/coffee, soup, cakes (available to purchase at event). Vans must be booked in.

Please pre-book indoor spaces early. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600, email or if you wish to book an indoor space or if you prefer to sell outside just show up at 8am on the morning.

Mat & Chair Yoga Fundraiser For Laragh First Responders

Join us at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Thursday 12th March at 10.30-11.15am followed by a FR demo and light bites at 11.30am.Booking essential to Louise 087 603 2202.

Our Fundraiser YOGA class will be suitable for everyone as the practice can be done on the mat (standing, lying, seated) or on/with the chair (standing, seated).  So everyone will receive the benefits of Yoga (improved strength and flexibility, balance and calm to name a few) whilst providing much needed funds for the Laragh First Responders. 

You do not need attend the class – you can come along from 11.30am to see a demo for the First Responders and to enjoy a light bite and a cuppa.  If you cannot attend that either, a donation before the event will be greatly appreciated. CFR Laragh are a group of people who volunteer to help our community by responding to medical emergencies while the ambulance is on its way. 

These funds are needed to ensure these wonderful volunteers can continue helping the community. Booking is essential as we need to ensure we have a Mat or Chair and Catering for everyone so please RING/TEXT Louise on 087 603 2202 by Thursday 5th March

Booking essential – Call/text Louise 087 6032202. Donation based – Laragh First Responders.  

Scrap Metal Day

Clean up your home or Farmyard free. The Brockagh Resource Centre will be having another scrap weekend Sat 28th and 29th of March from 9am Sat to 9pm Sun to raise funds for the Brockagh Centre.

Some of the items you can bring are Biscuit tins, steel oil tanks, steel window frames, steel coal bunkers, Radiators, Solid fuel cookers, Sheep wire, Bicycles, Old cars without the tyres, Wheel Barrows, Golf irons, etc. No Fridges, Freezers, Cookers, Timber, Plastics or Tyres. Contact us at 0404 45600,

Laragh and Glendalough Tidy Towns

Tidy Towns AGM

You are welcome to join us for TT AGM in the Brockagh Resource Centre on 25th of March at 8pm.

Laragh Glendalough Sustainable Energy Group

On Wed 11th of March at 7.30pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh the group will host an information evening where the Laragh and Glendalough community can hear about the ways they can get directly involved in the next stage of the project.

Community Garden

There was a great response to the free sustainable community gardening course but unfortunately all places on this course are now gone. If anyone with knowledge of beekeeping would like to do a talk in the community garden in the spring and share information please contact us. Contact information 0404 45600 or PM at or join the Laragh Community Garden FB page.

Wicklow Willow
Our spring courses are for improvers and beginners. The next available dates are; March 7st, 29th and April 19th. All courses are full day (9 am to 5 pm) and take place in the Brockagh Centre. They include materials, tuition, tea/coffee and lunch (with cake)! You will make and bring home your own basket on the day. Places are limited, so please book early to get the dates you want. For more information, contact local basket maker and artist, Aoife Patterson, on 087-9773622, email or visit

Evening Yoga with Viva                                                      

Viva’s yoga classes for beginners to intermediate on Tuesdays at 7pm (FIRST CLASS FREE!) 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.

Walking  group in the Brockagh

On Monday mornings weekly at 10 am you are welcome to join the Laragh walking group at the Brockagh Resource Centre for a walk around Glendalough area for approximately one hour.

Citizen’s Information Clinic     

The Citizens Information Centre at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh 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.

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