Laragh Glendalough notes week March 28th


Laragh GAA

Posted some  pitch rules before the season kicks off for players, parents and visitors. The grounds and sidelines are strictly non-smoking zones. We have a ‘No Dogs’ policy with the exception of assistant/guide dogs. This is in the interest of comfort and safety of all. Please do not bring your pets to the grounds. No unauthorised photography/video recording. Laragh GFC pitch and grounds are private property please do not enter when gates are closed/locked. Thanks everyone for your corporation and we look forward to welcoming everyone down over the coming weeks!

Tidy Towns Laragh and Glendalough

Ballard Trail

As part of National Tree Week, Laragh and Glendalough Tidy Towns invited Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa pupils and other children in the area to plant trees last Friday. The weather was beautiful and we were delighted to be out in nature on the new Ballard Trail planting native trees.

Laragh Community Garden

This is the month that growth begins and a time for gardeners to get sowing in the vegetable gardens. March truly is when all the fun begins. In Laragh village there is an active community garden with polytunnels. The group meet sometimes on a Sunday to tidy up, catch up for a chat, tea and cake. Contact can be made via the Laragh Community Garden FB pages. Entrance to the garden is opposite Lynhams Hotel then take the pathway down through the natural small woodland at the back of the houses in the centre of Laragh Village.

Brockagh Market & Car Boot

The Brockagh Market & Car Boot is on the 2nd Sunday of each month(except Jan/Feb). Open to the public from 10am to 3pm.Tea, coffee and food snacks are available. Indoor and outdoor stalls with a variety of items for sale with plenty of bargains from gifts, clothes, plants, books, toys, aloe vera products, artwork, tools, household items etc. Free parking and customer toilet facilities.

The barrier will be locked from 6pm Saturday evening until 8am Sunday morning. You can contact us by phone 0404 45600 (Wed-Fri 9am to 2pm) or email

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. No need to book, just show up on the day.

YogaTree Ireland

Yoga Tree classes on Fri mornings and Thurs evenings at the Brockagh Resource Centre with Hilde Eiselen. Join our expertly taught yoga classes, suitable for all abilities & ages: from complete beginner to advanced practitioners. Relaxing, dynamic, energising, enjoyable, beneficial and fun yoga for everyone. Emerge strong and calm, ready for anything! For more information about the schedule phone 0404 40000 or email   

Quest Glendalough

The Glendalough and Laragh area will be busy this weekend with the Quest event and day visitors to Glendalough. This epic adventure involves racers running and cycling through the Wicklow Mountains National Park and Glendalough Valley which may lead to slight delays in traffic flow. 

Active Retirement

Active Retirement Group are back to their weekly Tuesday morning meetings at the Brockagh Centre. They meet every Tuesday morning from 10.45am – 12pm in the Brockagh Centre.

So if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise, dancing and music come along on Tuesdays. We always welcome new members to join our group. We are arranging a few outings for the members over the next few months including a day trip & lunch in May and to the Bloom Festival in June.

We’d like to encourage anyone who loves arts & crafts or any other hobby, maybe you’ve learned new skills over the Covid break and would like the space to practice and share your skills with other members, come along and join us.

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 or drop in to the centre. 

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