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Laragh Glendalough notes week September 13th

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

Brockagh Resource Centre

Thank you

We would like to thank parishioners who kindly helped us last week at the centre for Fr. Oliver Crotty’s after service refreshments.

Regular Events/Classes

We are looking forward to our regular classes returning as soon as restrictions are lifted. All classes will be posted on our FB pages and at www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie on return. If you would like to see our full schedule of events/classes before the return dates, email Deborah at brockaghoffice@gmail.com.

Clothes Bank

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.

Tree Identification Walk

Would you like to get to know our native Irish trees? Join us for our Tree Identification Walk Friday 11-11.45am on 17th & Saturday 18th of September. Guided gentle walk in Glendalough, to learn how to identify some of our native trees and find out about their folklore and propagation. To book(essential to book/free) or for more information please email:

wickloweducationcentre@housing.gov.ie.

Active Retirement

Laragh/Glendalough Active Retirement Group were sad to hear of the sudden passing of Fr. Crotty, we would like to express our sincere condolences to Fr. Crotty’s family. He was a member of our group and regularly attended our weekly meetings and monthly lunches prior to Covid. He will be greatly missed by us all and the community. 

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday morning 28th September for Tea/Coffee, light exercise and a catch up from 10.45am – 12pm at the Brockagh Centre. We will hopefully be back to normal during the month of October and be able to resume our weekly meetings. 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. 

Walking  group in the Brockagh

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

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