Recent Excavations at Glendalough
A very interesting lecture by the UCD School of Archaeology entitled “Recent Archaeological Excavations at Glendalough” took place last Friday in the Brockagh Resource revealing interested and exciting discoveries with state of the art technology such as 3D laser scanning. Volunteers from the community were given a chance to participate in the early stages of the 2016 dig. Continuation of the dig site will commence in 2017 for further investigation. To view a more details account of their findings visit http://www.heritageweek.ie/wp-content/uploads/pdfs/hw-wicklow.pdf.
Doodle4Google Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa Finalists
Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa and Laragh village are buzzing with excitement as two students are finalists in this year’s Doodle4Google art competition. Please vote Ciara and Taran to win at Vote at doodles.google.ie/d4g/. Voting from 7th Feb until 21st Feb. The winners will be announced at a big prize giving event in Google headquarters in April. Best of luck Ciara and Taran!
Laragh Glendalough Post Office
The final date for submissions to An Post is wed 15th Feb and so far we have had a terrific response from the community. Follow progress on https://www.facebook.com/KeepGlendaloughPostOfficeOpen page for day-to-day updates on the campaign. Well done to all the volunteers who supervised the post office each morning in order to answer any questions needing addressing by community residents.
Outdoor Wellness Workshop
Will be take place in the Brockagh Centre, Laragh on the 26th of February from 10am to 4pm. Participants will do a Tai Chi workshop, nutrition talk and a hill walk. Information at www.ultraoutdooradventures.com or phone 087 169 7616 to book.
Basket-Making and Willow-Weaving Traditional Basket-making Workshop
The full day traditional basket-making workshop will teach you basic basketry techniques. It will be a relaxed learning environment and you will bring home your own completed handmade small round willow basket (a skib). The workshops will take place in the Brockagh Resource Centre (9 am to 5 pm). Available dates are, 25th March and 22nd April. Please visit www.wicklowwillow.ie or contact Aoife on 087-9773622 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Garden Weaving Workshop
A full day weaving workshop where participants will learn to create a range of small willow projects for their garden and home in the Brockagh Centre on 1st of April from 9am to 5pm. The workshop is relaxed and enjoyable with a focus on learning to weave willow forms and structures suitable for use in vegetable gardens, flower beds and homes. Places are limited to five participants per workshop, so be sure to book as soon as possible. Please visit www.wicklowwillow.ie or contact Aoife on 087-9773622 or email email@example.com
March Car Boot Notice
To all our customers and stallholders, our Brockagh Centre March Car Boot will be on Sunday March 12th instead of our usual first Sunday (for this month only).
Adult Taekwon-Do Special Offer
Taekwon-Do classes are held in the Brockagh Centre every Tuesday evening at 8pm.. In addition to a free first Taekwon-Do session, when registering for classes each beginner will be given a free uniform worth up to €50! Please phone Master Kenneth Wheatley on 087-2547347 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for further information.
Badminton classes are on Mon evenings in the Brockagh Centre at 7pm (Junior 4th class up) with Seniors from 8pm and on Thursday evenings with a repeat of the same classes.
The Wicklow Man every Tuesday night at the Brockagh Resource Centre at 10 p.m for some chatting and a lot of dancing.
Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night.
Tai Chi and QiGong
Classes are held at the Brockagh on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Tai Chi will help your body renew itself with powerful whole body movements. If you are interested in joining the class log onto http://jadesuntaichi.com/neal-traynor.html to learn more or call tutor Neal Traynor(087 9085684) to book.
Free Digital Skills Computer Course
A free 5-week digital skills computer course is commencing shortly. This course aims to help citizens use the internet with confidence and provide the motivation and skills to reap the benefits of participating in today’s digital world. Topics covered include digital photography, online banking, online government services, email, shopping online and much more. Call the Brockagh Resource Centre on 0404 45600 or email email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org. Certified training courses at the Brockagh include The European Computer Driving Licence (ECDL) for more competent computer users and Equal Skills Certified Training for beginners. If you have specific learning needs and want individual training from our tutors call today on 0404 45600.
This is a gently paced class for beginners to advanced at the Brockagh Centre. The class will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life. Thursdays from 10 to 11.15am. To find out more Call Louise on 087 603 2202 (booking is essential).
Chair Yoga at the Brockagh Centre 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. Thursdays from 11.30am to 12.45pm. To find out more Call Louise on 087 603 2202 (booking is essential).
Tai Chi and QiGong
Tai Chi and QiGong classes are held at the Brockagh on Tuesday evenings at 7.30pm. Tai Chi will help your body renew itself with powerful whole body movements. If you are interested in joining the class log onto http://jadesuntaichi.com/neal-traynor.html to learn more or call tutor Neal Traynor(087 9085684) to book.