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Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 17th April 2023



Walking Group

On Monday mornings weekly at 10am join the Laragh walking group at the Brockagh Resource Centre for a walk(easy to moderate pace) around the Glendalough area for approximately one hour. No need to book, just show up on the day.

Crafty Crafters

We had a great start to our first week of Crafty Crafters with some attendees trying pastels for the first time, getting crochet tips and exploring the idea of flower pressing, stone painting and knitting were all interests the group brought along. We are enjoying sharing ideas and skills with each other while having a chat for the few hours we get together. You can be a complete beginner in a craft you bring along, none of us are experts, as a group we share ideas helping each other. Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh from 11am to 1pm. A fee of €5 per morning (refreshments included). If you have any questions call Deborah at 0404 45600 or email us at brockaghoffice@gmail.com.



Brockagh Market & Car Boot 14th May

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. All stallholders must pre book their space or no entry on the day. www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie.



Bealtaine Tea Dance at Brockagh Resource Centre

Why not join us on Sunday 7th of May for our Tea Dance, 3pm to 6pm with admission €7(tea/coffee/biscuits/cake included). Music by the Wicklow Man. All groups must book in advance by phoning us on 0404 45600.


Brockagh Resource Centre

Due to an events being held at the Brockagh Resource Centre, our car park will be closed from Fri 21st at 5pm until Sunday 23rd at 1pm.



Forever Young Yoga with Hildi

Do stiffness in your joints and want to move with ease and joy? Are you a bit stressed preparing for ‘normal life’ this autumn? How is your energy? Do you jump out of bed ready to enjoy what the day brings 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). Classes are also offered at her home-studio in Ashford and online. Many options to choose from. Booking is essential. WhatsApp 087 253 6475. Email info@yogatree.ie.


The Miners’ Way: Poetry & Story with Poet Jane Clarke & Historian Joan Kavanagh

Join us for this unique outdoor event on Poetry Day Ireland, 27th April 2023 from 10:30am - 1pm.

Poet Jane Clarke and historian Joan Kavanagh will lead a 5 km walk along the Miners’ Way from Glendasan to the Upper Lake in Glendalough.

Amid the spectacularly beautiful scenery of the Wicklow mountains we will follow a path downhill along the Glendasan river and into the woods leading to Glendalough. Along the way Joan Kavanagh will speak about the mining history and Jane will read poems inspired by the lives of the miners as we pass the remains of old mine workings, ruins of houses where miners lived, stands of Scots Pine planted for pit props.

Meeting Place: The Upper Car Park Glendalough, from where a bus will take us to the starting point of the walk.

Grade: This is an easy to moderate hill walk with a descent and slight ascent. It is important to have warm clothes, rain gear and boots.



Brockagh Digital Hub New Rates 2023

We have a mixture of Hot Desks, Dedicated (Weekly/Monthly) Desks, Pod and Meeting rooms available with High Speed Broadband Connection. Our shared working space is located in the the heart of county Wicklow with panoramic views of the stunning Glendalough Valley. Free parking, free tea/coffee facilities and lift access. To avail of the discounted rates pre-book/pre-pay your desk at www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie or email us at brockaghhub@gmail.com if you have any enquiries. Rate €15, half day rate €10, weekly rate €60, monthly rate €199. We also have a special student rate of €10 day rate or half day rate €5. Register now as a Member on our connectedhubs.ie site.. We are waiting to see if they are renewing the voucher scheme. All bookings to be made through either connectedhubs.ie or for discounts email brockaghhub@gmail.com. Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm.
















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