Laragh Glendalough notes week May 23rd

Glendalough

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.

Laragh Glendalough Tidy Towns

Opening of Ballard Walk and Brockagh Trails

Laragh/Glendalough Tidy Towns invite you to the official opening of The Neighbourhood Facilities and Enhancement Project in Ballard on Sun. 12th. June at 2pm. This will be followed by The Official Opening of The Brockagh Trails at 3.30pm. Light refreshments will be served at 4pm. All are welcome. 

Junior Tidy Towns

Junior TT cleared Brockagh Trail of rubbish on  Sunday 17th of May. They collected six sacks of rubbish, working hard to clear the forest. Well done to them for all their hard work. A big thank you to the Wicklow Heather, Glendalough Hotel for providing workers with refreshments over recent weeks and McCoys XL shop for rewarding Junior TT with ice cream after their great work.

Brockagh Market & Car Boot (next date 12th June)

The Brockagh Market & Car Boot is once a month on the 2nd Sun(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 carbootbrockagh@gmail.com.

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.

Active Retirement

AR meet every Tuesday morning from 10.45am – 12pm in the Brockagh Centre. 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. The members enjoyed a day trip to Leighlinbridge last Tuesday, a great day was had by all. We have a candle workshop this week for our members.

We would like to encourage anyone who loves arts & crafts or any other hobby, maybe you have learned new skills over the Covid break and would like the space to practice and share your skills with other members if so come along and join us. Members of the group would like to thank the Local Link bus for bringing them to the centre on a Tuesday morning and also for their Friday shopping bus. They were a lifeline for some members during Covid. 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.

YogaTree Ireland

Yoga Tree is back at the Brockagh centre this summer! Do you have aches and pains or stiffness in your body? Are you stressed and struggle to relax? How is your energy? Do you jump out of bed full of the joys of summer or do you drag yourself into the new day? Hildi can help ease your body & mind with expertly taught yoga. She’s highly qualified with decades of experience.  

Join her on Thursdays at 7.30pm for yoga (all abilities welcome) and Fridays at 10am for remedial/restorative yoga. Classes are also offered at Glenealy hall and online. Many options to choose from. Booking is essential. WhatsApp 087 253 6475. Email info@yogatree.ie.

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.

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