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Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 20th Mar 2023



Toontown Showtime

Don't miss out! Meet all your Favourite Tv Characters in our new 2023 Toon Town Kids Show at the Brockagh Resource Centre Laragh 3pm start(door open 30 mins before). Fun Live performance plenty Singing, Dancing, Comedy and crowd interaction. Buy Tickets on arrival - Special Family Offer.


Easter Brockagh Market & Car Boot - Sunday 2nd April

The Brockagh Market & Car Boot Easter Bargain Shopper experience is coming early this month on Sun April 2nd. Face painting and Easter Egg Hunt at 1pm.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.

Laragh Active Retirement Group

Active Retirement Group meets every Tuesday 10.45am – 12pm at the Brockagh Centre. So if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise, dancing and music come along on a Tuesday morning. Our monthly lunches are back too every 2nd Tuesday of the month. We’d like to encourage anyone who loves arts & crafts or any other hobby, maybe you’ve learned new skills and would like the space to practice and share your skills with other members, come along and join us. We always welcome new members to join our group. We are already busy planning upcoming activities, workshops and day trips.

We are having our May Tea Dance on Sunday 7th May 3pm – 6pm in the Brockagh Centre & music by The Wicklow Man.

If anyone would like to offer their services or share their skills with the group please contact the centre. For more information call Denise on 0404 45600, email brockaghoffice@gmail.com or drop in to the centre.

The staff at the Brockagh Centre and AR group would like to extend our sympathy to the Conway family on the passing of their mother Betty. Betty was a long standing member of the Active Retirement group and served on the committee for many years. She was a lovely lady and will be missed from our Tuesday meetings. Ar dheis DÉ go raibh a hanam.


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.


Bright Stars Paediatric Talk

Bright Stars toddler and baby group are having a Pediatric Talk on Wednesday 22nd March and on the 5th of April within the 10.30am to 12:00pm session. This talk covers choking, scalds, sprains, burns and temperature checks.


Wicklow Mountains National Park

On the 27th of May, we will be hosting 'An Introduction to Dragonflies and Damselflies', a workshop run by Dave Wall of Biodiversity Ireland, supported by Wicklow County Council. Tickets are available from www.eventzilla or follow the link on Wicklow Mountains National Park Facebook page.


Wanted-Historic Photos of Laragh

Phase One of the Laragh Heritage Trail. We are looking for historic photos for a number of sites and buildings around Laragh and any people associated with these locations. We intend to launch a website to accompany the trail with detailed historic information and photos.

If you have any relevant photos we can borrow to add to a digital photo archive of Laragh, we would love to hear from you. We will scan and return your original prints. Contact eoin.reilly@gmal.com. Sites of interest are the Green road, Military Road, Bookies Bridge, Derrybawn Bridge, Laragh Bridge, Herringbone Wall, Derrybawn House, Laragh Castle, RIC Barracks, Presbytery, Laragh School, St.Kevins School, St.Johns and St.Kevin’s Church, Laragh Mill, Mass Path, Priest’s Spout and Croppie’s Grave.


Knock Pilgrimage- Divine Mercy Sunday

There will be a pilgrimage to Knock on Sunday 16th April 2023.

Leaving Rathdrum square at 7.30am, via Moneystown, Roundwood Church at 8am.Cost is

€80 pp including breakfast, dinner and bus all money to be paid by 10th April. To Book Contact Susan O’Neill at 087 627 3032.

Elevation School of Performing Arts

Classes available at the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh on Mondays 4.30 Jnr, 5pm Arco & Aerial, 6.30pm Inter/Snr Squad. On Wednesdays 2.45pm Tiny Tumblers (3-5yrs), 3.30pm Mini Dance & Cheer(6yrs+), 4.30pm Gr ¾ Mod, 5.30pm Snr Mod (2hrs), 7pm Zumba(45mins). Saturdays are 9am Technique Team & Squad, 10am Dance Team (entry by audition).

We offer graded examinations, performances and workshops in a safe and encouraging environment with fully qualified teachers. Email elevationdance@gmail.com to register for classes or text 0868256775.Website at www.elevationschoolofperformingarts.com.


Pilates Classes in Laragh

Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Zara Elkinson has trained and qualified through the STOTT Pilates Method of Movement. This method combines modern theories of exercise science with spinal rehabilitation, which gives a safe and effective exercise that sees results and is accessible to all. Offering STOTT Pilates Matwork Classes based in Co.Wicklow. Both group and private classes available, Beginners and Improvers welcome! Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve at 7pm.

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 you must pre-book your desk through brockaghhub@gmail.com only. Daily 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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