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Laragh Glendalough notes week August 10th

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

Laragh GAA

Well done to Laragh GAA team who won a championship match on Sun, 9th of August against Ballinacor in Arklow scoring 1.11 to 1.6.

More News

Recently the U7’s team played their 1st game off the season, it was great to see how well they played. This team has improved a lot over the last while which is down to them all willing to learn and listen to their coaches. It can be seen by everyone the improvements they’ve made. With the number of juveniles in the club, things are looking very bright for the future. A special word must go out to all the coaches. Keep up the good work it’s all very much appreciated.

Happy Days

The group are starting back August the 19th and now on Wednesday mornings 10.30 -12pm at the Brockagh Centre is for parents/guardians, babies and toddlers who get together, chat and play. It is a great opportunity to make new friends and share ideas. Contact us at 0404-45600 at the centre for more information. 

Active Retirement

Active Retirement Group will be meeting Tuesday morning the 18th August for Tea/Coffee, light exercise and a catch up from 10.45am – 12pm at the Brockagh Centre. We will hopefully be returning in September for our weekly meetings, date yet to be finalised by the Committee.

Active Retirement group meet every Tuesday morning from 10.45am – 12pm in the Brockagh Centre and they have a great line up of activities each week. So if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise, bowls, dancing and music come along on Tuesdays. We hope to start doing other activities e.g. bingo, arts & crafts and informative talks. The group meet for lunch once a month at various local venues (new members welcome).

We will have a full schedule of activities planned each week and we always welcome new members to join our group. If anyone would like to offer their services or share their skills with the group please contact the centre. For more information call Denise on 0404 45600, email brockaghoffice@gmail.com or drop in to the centre.

Glendalough District Development Association

GDDA AGM will be held on the 18th of August at 8pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre.

Everyone is welcome.

Brockagh Resource Centre

Fundraising from Scrap Metal

We are delighted to announce our scrap collection raised €1,587 for the centre. We thank everyone who made a contribution.

Clothes Bank

The clothes bank, located behind the building is emptied regularly and is in aid of the Brockagh Resource Centre. If you find the container full please leave your bags at the back door of the centre to avoid them getting wet.

Contact Details

If you wish to make a booking call (0404) 45600 or email brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com. Check out up to date information on our website at www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie or check us out on FB and Twitter.

Regular Events

While some events at the centre have started during the summer, the remaining classes will be resuming in September adhering to new regulations and booking is essential. Elevation Dance School,Tae kwon-Do for all ages 087-2547347, Irish Dancing Classes 085-7180926, Pilates 0879367474, Elevation Dance School 086 8256775, Laragh Badminton Club 087 2067607, Art for children and adults 086 3897732, Violin lessons 087 9282650, Yoga 087 6032202, SOSA Dance for adults at sosawithclaire@gmail.com.

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

Music and Art Camp

Coming soon in the Brockagh Resource Centre for children between age of 4 to 12yrs. Dates to be confirmed. You may contact martanielsenmusic@gmail.com for more information if you have an interest.

Tae kwon-Do                                                               

Classes are continuing in Taekwon-Do at the Brockagh Resource Centre, 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. 

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