Laragh Glendalough notes week November 23rd

AA Meetings 

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

Christmas Trees

Glendalough Christmas Tree Farm will be opening on the 28th of November. Selling wreaths and any tree with a variety of sizes. Bring along your letter to Santa!! Santa mailbox is here. Family photos available while you’re enjoying the family experience of picking your Christmas tree straight from the farm while supporting your local Christmas tree grower.

Santa Is Coming!

Given the state of affairs and the possibility that all Santa events and outings may not go ahead with the restrictions this year, Danny Devitt has decided to put a Santa suit (gloves and mask under beard so covid friendly) and deliver a small gift to each child in the Glendalough, Laragh and Annamoe village.

Should you like to have a socially distant door visit from him we ask that you wrap a small gift for your child, clearly label the name of your child and put your house number or eircode on it. Collection of gifts will be organised closer to the time.

The Santa visit will take place roughly between 5pm and 7pm on several days in December (the dates to be confirmed depending on numbers.)

If you’re interested could you please contact Danny Devitt via facebook, or email or

As this is free of charge there will be a bucket collection for Ronald McDonald house and Crumlin children’s hospital to spread some joy to the families and their sick children so all donations appreciated.

Laragh Christmas Tree Lights

A big thank you to everyone who helped put up the Christmas lights in Laragh village recently.

The main outdoor event can not go ahead due to public health advice and the safety of our community.

This year we have been unable to hold any fundraising events so we are asking for any support to help us keep improving our lights.

There is  a go fund page if anybody is in a position to donate for lighting improvements. Follow the link on our Facebook page to donate at

We are very lucky to have had amazing support from all our local businesses since we started putting up our lights however this year we will not be asking for support from them in what has been a very challenging time for all businesses. Instead we ask you all to shop local in these coming months. 

Brockagh Resource Centre


Please give your unwanted clothes to the Brockagh Resource Centre clothes bank, located at the back of the building. All proceeds are in aid of the centre’s maintenance. You can also empty your glass and drink cans in the other recycle banks too.

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

Our regular classes at the centre have stopped during recent restrictions but you can join some of these classes online with individual instructors:

Yoga with Louise

Lousie is running a free five week Online Beginners Yoga Programme on

Tuesday mornings at 10am and Wednesday evenings at 6.30pm. Starting Tuesday 17th November. To register please contact Louise Curran on 087 603 2202 (places are limited).

Yogatree Offers Live Online Yoga

Are you worried about how to keep fit and moving now that the nights are darker and the days colder? Yogatree offers 9 Live Online Yoga Classes each week for you to choose from – practice from the cosy comfort of your own home, no matter the weather – no excuses! 

During our Christmas term we are working towards creating efficiency, grace and ease in our Beings. Anyone can do it; simple stretches, breathing techniques, classical yoga, some Qi Gong and Thai Chi flow movements.

The Yogatree team includes Hilde Eiselen and colleagues, some of Ireland’s best qualified and most experienced yoga instructors.

To book in or if you want more information email  or Whatsapp:  087243 6475

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