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Laragh Glendalough notes week February 1st

LocalLink Bus 183 Laragh Information

The bus service leaves Glendalough each day on Mon-Sat 8.15, 13.30, 15.30, 18.40, 21.10, 23.00, also on Sun at 10.30, 15.15 and 19.00(this bus stops in Laragh, Annamoe, Roundwood, Ashford, Rathnew and Wicklow (Primary Health Ctr, Lidl, Train stn., council offices and Wicklow Goal).  

LoCall: 1890 42 41 41. Phone lines are open from 9:00am to 4:30pm, Monday to Friday.

Tidy Towns News

Tidy Towns Competition

Tidy  Towns competition is going ahead this year and it would be greatly appreciated if everyone that can would pick any litter that may be strewn in their area.

Funding for Trails Announced

County Wicklow’s growing trail networks are  to receive a funding allocation of €158,247 under the Outdoor Recreation Infrastructure Scheme.

Brockagh Forest (close to Laragh) – Upgrade of mountain access route through Brockagh Forest to provide access to open hillside at Brockagh Mountain, Mall Hill and Tonelagee €18,000.

Laragh GAA

January 25th lotto draw numbers were 8,9,23,25. No jackpot winner, no match 3 winners

lucky dip winner Sinead McCoy.

Job Vacancy at Brockagh Resource Centre 

General Manager (full time position)

The Board of the Glendalough And District Development Association are seeking a General Manager with the responsibility to oversee and coordinate all aspects of the management of the Brockagh Resource Centre 

Duties include but are not limited to the following:

Maintain the Community Service Programme administrated by Pobal also to develop new and existing business strands and to promote and market the available facilities and generate income.

To achieve set targets agreed with the Board of Management. 

To manage and coordinate employees.

To support the training and development of employees.

To ensure all sectors of the community are facilitated by activities at the Centre. 

To manage finances and present financial reports to the Board of the Glendalough and District Development Association. 

To support activities of the centre relating to business development. 

Please e-mail the Chairperson including your CV to gddachair@gmail.com

Only Applications through this medium will be accepted.  No information is available through the Centre itself regarding this position. Closing Date for application is 10th  Feb 2021

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

Mobile Library

If you need to return a library book here is the contact information. Wicklow Mobile Library ServicePhone: 087 9135229 or email at kdownes@wicklowcoco.ie.

Operation Transformation Virtual 5K

In previous years, the Operation Transformation 5K was the show’s final showcase event. Unfortunately, due to COVID-19, it’s not possible to host this event in its usual format. This year the Operation Transformation 5K, in association with Athletics Ireland, will be held virtually on Thursday, Friday and Saturday, the 18th 19th and 20th of February.        

Registration Link: https://ot.rte.ie/events/the-operation-transformation-5k/ 

You MUST register to take part in this event, and please ensure you adhere to the most recent Government guidelines at all times while taking part in this virtual event. We encourage you to share and circulate details of the virtual event.

Brockagh Resource Centre

The centre has been closed while we are currently in Level 5 restrictions. If you wish to contact us email at brockaghresourcecentre@gmail.com or phone us on 0404 45600 (leave a message if no one is in the office and we will get back to you).

Community Call

Brockagh Centre are part of the Community Call, anyone needing assistance should call community assistance 1800-868-399, text 087 245 6874 or e-mail covidsupport@wicklowcoco.ie

For further information, or to share advice, 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

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