Laragh Glendalough Notes Week beg 9th Sept 2019


Laragh Badminton Club

The AGM of Laragh Badminton Club takes place in Lynhams of Laragh at 8 pm on Monday 2 nd September. Badminton classes are back on in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh week starting Sept 16th with Juniors 6.45-7.45 (4th class), 7.45-8.45 (5th Class up) on Mon evenings also Juniors from 7-8pm(2nd yrs), Seniors at 8-9pm on Thursday evenings. Contact Finian on 086 247 6822. Small club fee for the year applies for participation. We hope to see a good attendance for the start of the new badminton season.

Footfalls Walking Festival Glendalough

Footfalls Walking Festival will be based in the Brockagh Resource Centre from Fri 25th to Mon 28th with many of the walks taking us through Wicklow Mountains National Park. All walks are led by experienced walking leaders who will enhance your day with information on local history flora and fauna.The weekend offers a selection of walking choices such as Lugnaquilla (925 m), a night walk, moderate to easy walks throughout the weekend. Please note: Walks may be changed on the day depending on weather conditions or the fitness level of the group at the leader’s discretion. Contact info at 0404 45152,,

AA Meetings                                                                                                                            

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night all year round.

Morning Yoga with Louise

Louise’s yoga class will be held every Thursday from 10 to 11.15 am in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh. This is a gently-paced class where students learn how to align, open and strengthen the body gradually while stabilizing the platforms of the feet and ankles, hips and pelvis and shoulder girdle. The class begins with general and targeted warm-up sequences followed by postures (Asanas) and Vinyasa (breath-connected) sequences before final relaxation in Savasana. To find out more, call Louise on 087-6032202 (booking is essential).

Chair Yoga

Our very popular Chair Yoga class will take place on Thursdays from 11.30 am to 12.45 pm in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.. Chair Yoga is suitable for almost everyone and helps students find balance and calm in everyday life. The class takes students through centering and breath-work, followed by postures that let the joints move through their range of movement whilst seated or through use of the chair whilst standing. Call Louise on 087-6032202. (booking is essential).

Irish Dancing Classes

Back on the 14th of Sept Irish Dancing on Saturday mornings from  9am-10am. Classes cater for any age over 3yrs and all levels including absolute beginners.  Registered members of An Comhdhail,  fully Garda Vetted and insured.  Contact details for enquiries are Cian Flood TCRG (086-1293807), Eimear McGrath TCRG (085-7180926), email:, or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”. 

The Hardy Annuals Walk

Sponsored challenge walk for the over seventies in Glendalough on Thurs 26th of Sept, 2019. Choice of distances are available. All proceeds go to Partnership America Latina. Visit for more details. To register email Tom Milligan at

 Learn to Create Professional Video for Social Media using your Smartphone

Are you a small business owner looking to expand your reach online. Film smart productions are offering a practical workshop designed for beginners that will cover all aspects of mobile video making including camera set up, planning your shoot, interview techniques and editing using your phone. The course will allow you to get hands on experience with Smartphone video making equipment. The only requirement is that your bring a phone (iphone or android). The classes will run over 3 weekday nights from 7.30pm to 9.30pm starting on 18.09.2019. To book or to get further information see or contact Robert on 0877683472. Booking is essential.

 Co Wicklow PPN Training Fair 2019
​The Training Fair held  on Saturday 21st Sept in The Brockagh Centre, Laragh. Morning workshops include Funding your Group,Getting the most out of social media, Charitable Status and the Governance Code, Running Effective Meetings, Mental Health and Wellbeing in the Community. Afternoon Workshops include GDPr, Good Governance (where to start), spotlight on PPN member group, Health and Safety for your Group, Attracting Volunteers. Booking is essential  by phone 087 189 5145 or 086 048 7434 alternatively email