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The Active Retirement/ Go for Life is returning on Tuesday 22 January at 11 a.m. All welcome for a morning of light exercise and fun. Contact Lucy on (0404) 45130 or Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600.
Regular readers of the Saturday Independent will already have spotted the full page article in the Weekend magazine (11 August, 2012) about our own Valerie McCoy. Valerie, many will know, is an advocate and activist for older people both in our local area, CountyWicklowand nationally, particularly in the area of physical activity. A founding member of [...]
The Active Retirement/Go For Life is back on Tuesday mornings at 11am and it is a great morning of gentle exercise, a giggle with a cup of tea and chat. All welcome – particularly new members. The next monthly lunch is on Tuesday 2nd October in the Glenmalure Lodge at 1pm. Call the Brockagh Centre [...]
Go for Life is the National Programme for Physical Activity for Older People with a mission to get older people more Active, more Often. CO. Wicklow was one of 8 counties invited to participate in the Games this year. Co-ordinated by Go for Life Tutor Valerie Mc Coy and Supported by the County Wicklow Network [...]
As part of the Bealtaine Festival Laragh Glendalouigh & District Active Retirement will host an Afternoon Tea Dance on Sunday 20th May from 3-6pm at the Brockagh Centre. Music by William Belton. Admission €5. The afternoon tea dances attract people from all over Wicklow so a great opportunity to catch up. We hope to see [...]
Get Vocal Choir’s first rehearsal is from 11am-12.30pm at the Brockagh. Contact Ann Nolan on 01 2877679 if you are interested in joining this vibrant group of singers.
It’s hard to believe another year has gone by so quickly. Some of the group went to see the Three Priests in Wexford Opera Theatre in December and were very impressed with the singers and the venue. Our Christmas lunch was held in Lynhams this year and everyone enjoyed the mulled wine, good food, good [...]
Some of our members joined over 200 people from all over Wicklow in the Glendalough Hotel on Thursday 17 November for the Co Wicklow Network for Older People Seminar “A Voice for Older People in Wicklow”. It was a very informative and enjoyable day where participants learned about collective action, choices and how hard times [...]
Many thanks to all for supporting our recent fundraiser in the Glendalough Hotel. A big thank you to Pat Casey and the Glendalough Hotel for their support, thanks to the Laragh Lads, everybody who bought tickets, donated prizes and those who came along. All monies raised go towards the transport fund for the group. Money [...]
Many thanks to 5th and 6th class students who “interviewed” the active retirement group about life in the good old days, but the students didn’t get off lightly they were also quizzed about their lives. We hope to work on more of these intergenerational projects in the future.« Previous Entries