Laragh Glendalough notes week May 16th

Opening of the new Brockagh Digital Hub

The Brockagh Resource Centre invites you to the launch of the new Brockagh Hub on Thursday 26th May at 7pm-9pm. RSVP to brockaghoffice@gmail.com by May 19th. All are welcome. 

This exciting new venture is funded by the Dept of Rural and Community Development and will be open as a shared work space with high speed broadband connection.

Mobile Library

A mobile comes to Laragh every second Thursday from 12.15pm to 12.50pm. To renew or request items or access online resources from your PC/tablet/mobile phone please phone 087 9135229 or log into the library catalogue (if unsure of your PIN Number, ask library staff ). Email at library@wicklowcoco.ie. Next date is May 19th.

Comedy Fundraiser In Aid of School

Come along for a fun night out in aid of Schoil Chaoimhín Naofa on Friday May 27th in Lynhams of Laragh. Doors open at 7.30pm with show starting sharp at 8pm. On Stage for the ultimate entertainment will be Danny O’Brien(Comedy Centralm RTE), Paul Marsh (Winner of Ireland’s Funniest joke) and music by The Flamin Mongrels. Tickets can be purchased by contacting 086 1942546, 087 282 2490, 086 222 8188. Book early to avoid disappointment. Limited seating.

Community Notice

Wicklow County Council are advising that roadworks will be taking place on the R756 (Glendalough to Laragh) and the R755 (Laragh to Annamoe) between Monday 16th May and Wednesday 25th May.

Traffic management and a stop/go system will be in place with road users likely to experience delays. Please use alternative routes if possible.

The works are necessary to carry out road resurfacing works.  Wicklow County Council regrets any inconvenience caused.

Pilates Classes in Laragh

Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and Improvers welcome!  Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve at 7pm.

Elevation School of Performing Arts

Classes available in Modern, Ballet, Acro & Aerial and Drama, as well as squad and team classes for children who wish to take their training to the next level!

We offer graded examinations, performances and workshops in a safe and encouraging environment with fully qualified teachers. Email elevationdance@gmail.com to register for classes or text 0868256775.

Wicklow Mountains National Park Events

Dawn Chorus walks

Sunday 15th & Wednesday 18th at 4.30am

Learn to identify some of our birds by their song in Glendalough. Free, but booking essential. To book, email wickloweducationcentre@housing.gov.ie

Wildflower ramble

Thursday 19th at 11am

Discover our spring wildflowers and their associated folklore. Free, but booking essential. To book, email wickloweducationcentre@housing.gov.ie

Wicklow County Community Event

Wicklow County Council and County Wicklow Public Participation Network are inviting members of community groups and interested parties, to get involved with a countywide discussion titled:  ‘Let’s Develop Our Vision For Our Community’.

The series of consultation events, along with a zoom event, takes place in the coming weeks and will assist greatly to inform in the development of the new Co Wicklow Local Economic & Community Plan (LECP) and the preparation the new Co Wicklow PPN Vision for Community Wellbeing Statement.

The Local Economic & Community Plan is an important 6-year policy that will set out the aims, objectives and actions needed to promote and support economic and community development for Co. Wicklow. 

These meetings offer an important opportunity for everyone, young and old, in Co. Wicklow to engage and share thoughts, and in so doing, ensuring that representative organisations and individuals are working towards a shared vision for the county.

All events take place between 7-9pm. Booking is not essential, however, to help the organisers plan for these consultations, booking in advance is requested.

You can do this by visiting the Eventbrite collection https://bit.ly/3LVY3QX or by email: info@countywicklowppn.ie,  call/text to: Helen on 087 189 5145 or Grainne on 086 048 7434.

To encourage contributions from across Wicklow’s diverse communities, please share details of these events. Food and refreshments will also be available.

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