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Laragh Glendalough notes week May 25th

Laragh and Glendalough Sustainable Energy Action

The Laragh/Glendalough Sustainable Energy Action are currently conducting a survey on Energy Usage which you may be able to assist with. To participate in the survey at you can join our Facebook Page or go to https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/WXQG7Y2.

The Laragh/Glendalough Sustainable Energy Action is a community/voluntary group of local people set up to increase awareness of the causes and impacts of climate change, and to explore ways that the community can respond.

The group was formed to identify the community’s energy needs, and put in place, sustainable measures that will help improve energy efficiency in their homes, reduce energy costs, and to make their homes more comfortable to live in.

The Brockagh Resource Centre 

Scrap Metal

Clean up your home or Farmyard free. The Brockagh Resource Centre are now accepting scrap metal to raise funds for the Brockagh Centre. Scrap m etal can be left at the back of our building for collection. 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 brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com or go to  brockaghresourcecentre.ie.

Community Call

Brockagh Centre are part of the Community Call, anyone needing assistance should call community assistance 1800-868-399 or e-mail the centre brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com

For further information, or to share advice, email brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com, consult the Brockagh Resource Centre Facebook page or visit www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie 

Free Book Stand

There is a book stand outside our front door for anyone who would like to take a book or put books there for others to share.

Glendalough Heritage Forum

We have just launched our new Glendalough Heritage website at https://glendalough.wicklowheritage.org.  As members of Our Wicklow Heritage, we invite you to explore our local history collections and discover unique articles, photographs, documents, oral histories and personal stories. We are working together to record and make accessible the county’s rich built, natural and cultural heritage. We invite you to participate by contributing your information, stories and photographs.

Phase 1 of Government Restrictions

As part of the easing of restrictions, car parks, forest, walks and beaches are re-opening on Monday 18th May.

It is important to remember that people wishing to visit these locations must be within 5km and the Garda will be patrolling these areas.

Wicklow County Council, OPW, National Parks and Wildlife Service and Coilte along with Garda will be monitoring and reviewing the opening of these locations to ensure everyone’s safety.

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