Laragh Glendalough Notes Week beg 30th May

Notice for Events at the Brockagh                                                                                                 Elevation Dance School is now finished until September, we would like to wish Kate and her family all the best with the coming birth of their new family member. Badminton is also now on a break and will be back after the summer.


St. Kevin’s Church Notice                                                                                                                St. Kevin’s Church, Laragh are celebrating the Feast of the Sacred Heart on Friday 3rd of June with mass at 7pm followed by exposition of the Blessed Sacrament and Benediction finishing at 8.30pm.


Citizens information                                                                                                             C.I.C office in Brockagh Resource Centre is on the first Tuesday each month from 10-12pm providing valuable personal advice relating to your rights and entitlements on a large range of matters. No appointment necessary. This is a free and confidential service.  For more information go to www.

Car Boot Sale                                                                                                                       Come along to the Brockagh Centre for a browse on Sunday June 5th for our monthly Car Boot. Many people find this a great way to clear out their home and make some money in the process while having a social day out. Bargains are always available from home baking, plants, clothes, movies, cd’s, books & antiques etc. Whatever you are looking for, you are sure to find it at the Glendalough car boot sale. Vans must be booked in. Book indoor spaces early but if you would rather be outside just show up in the morning at 8am. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600.


PALs                                                                                                                      A A number of local people have joined the 8 week Go for Life course. When qualified the PALs can lead their local groups in things like short exercise routines, fun games, simple dances and sports like pitch ad toss. The aid of the PALS is to empower and enable older people to plan and lead physical activity sessions and to show groups how to get more active, keep healthy and stay safe while having fun. If you are interested in becoming a PALs leader please contact Pauline on 0404-45600.

Go for Life games                                                                                                                    Everyone is invited to attend Shake-Up Day at the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on Thursday 2nd June (11a.m -2p.m). There will be coffee from 10.30am and a light lunch at 1pm, Scidils at 11am, Flisks at 12 noon and Lobbers at 12.30pm. County Wicklow needs to form a team this year (DCU, 11th June). Previous Members will attest to the sociable, vigorous and full on energetic experience enjoyed by playing the Games against 32 other county teams. Team players turn up at the Brockagh each year and try their luck in being picked for the team again. Come along and take on these seasoned players and try to inject a bit of competition for places. There are nine places on the team with each player playing all three games (new format this year). The Co Wicklow Sports Partnership are sponsoring this event and are encouraging people to participate. RSVP to 0404 20100 (EXT 2333) or e-mail Valerie at or call Pauline 0404-45600

Trip to Cavan with Active Retirement Group                                                                                                              The trip to Cavan has been organised for the 28th of June. Picking up from the centre at 10am, travelling on to the Headford Arms in Kells Co. Meath for lunch then on to the Cavan County museum, arriving at the Slieve Russell hotel in Ballyconnell, Cavan in the evening. On the nex day we stop off on the way back at different locations. Our next luncheon is in Lynhams of Laragh on the 7th of June.

Chair Yoga Classes this Summer                                                                                                         Chair Yoga is suitable for those who may find regular yoga classes too strenuous – those who may be completely new to yoga, recovering from injury or illness or generally less active and mobile. It is also of course suitable for all yoga students who simply would like to try this method of practice. Phone Louise on 087 6032202. We will be looking to run Chair Yoga classes at the Brockagh Centre throughout the summer. On Tuesday 7th June there will be a Chair Yoga class at the Centre for our Active Retirement Group from 11.15 to 12.15.