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Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 22nd May 2023


Glendalough Hermitage Centre

Celebrating St Kevin’s Day 3rd June 2023

Pilgrim Walks:

Following the tradition of pilgrimage, a series of walks has been organised to mark St

Kevin’s Day on Saturday 3 rd June in Glendalough. Participants will walk towards

Glendalough following a choice of 7 different routes which will merge along the way with

other walkers from the same area.

Area A

Route 1 Glenmalure: Leader: Carmel O Toole 087 4165298

Route 2: Ballinabarney/Greenane Leaders: Sean Dunne 086 8937650

Jimmy Devitt 087 7832870


Area B

Route 3: Annamoe: Leader: Robbie Carter 085 8118198

Route 4: Glenmacnass: Leader: Ann Nolan 086 0851665

Area C

Route 5: Trooperstown Leader: Andrew Doyle 086 8370088

Route 6: Clara Vale Leader: Ann O Brien 085 1102220

Area D

Route 7: Wicklow Gap Leader: Sr Breda Ahearn 087 2446601

If you’re thinking of walking all you need to do is-

Pick one of the routes and then contact the group leader who will give you the details on

the route’s length, starting time, location etc

Each person will walk all or part of their chosen route finishing with a ‘gathering’ of walkers

sharing refreshments at the Hermitage Centre near St Kevin’s Church, Laragh around 1pm.


Wicklow Mountains National Park

Join us on a gentle walk and learn how to identify some June wildflowers and some of their folklore. At the Information Office, by the Upper Lake, Glendalough. Adults and children welcome. No dogs. This event is free of charge, but please be aware that the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Country Council, Eircode A98W778) has a €4 charge. Booking essential. Bookings will be taken from Saturday 27th May. To book, email Wickloweducationcentre@npws.gov.ie.


Laragh Glendalough Tidy Towns

SuperValue Tidy Towns Competition

We submitted our entry for 2023 last week. In preparation we have been actively planning, planting and engaging with our community. Our list of volunteers have grown with much planting over the Spring. Our next community tidy up is on the 7th of June at 7pm meet opposite Lynhams on the green. We hope you can join us.


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.


Brockagh Market & Car Boot Sun 11th

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.

Walking group in the Brockagh

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

Brockagh Digital Hub

Our Brockagh Digital Hub is fully booked for Tuesday 30th May. We are sorry for any inconvenience to other hub users. www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie/digital-hub.


Summer Camps at the Brockagh Resource Centre

Elevation Dance Camp

Acro Cheer and Dance Summer Camp from 10am to 2pm on Monday 10th July to Friday 14th of July inclusive. Contact Kate on 086 82 56775


Badminton Camp

Book soon with Philomena on 087 206 7607. Camp is on Monday 24th July to Friday 28th July inclusive from 10am to 2pm.


Scrap Metal Collection in Aid of Scoil Chaoimhin Naofa

One day only on Sat 3rd June from 10am to 4pm. Drop off at the Brockagh Resource Centre or contact the PA Danny on 086 1942546 to arrange local collection or with any queries.

We accept cookers, dryers, microwaves, radiators, lawnmowers, gym equipment, car parts, garden tools, garden chairs/tables, farm equipment & materials, cooper, brass, lead, batteries stainless steel, household cable/armoured cable/pyro cable, brake discs/bulk, aircons, boilers, alloys. Please no fridges, freezers, timbers, plastic and tyres.


Glendalough Visitor Centre

Did you know that on the first Wednesday of each month, many OPW - Office of Public Works Heritage sites including Glendalough Visitor Centre offer FREE Admission to independent/individual visitors and families? Full list of participating sites at https://cutt.ly/D4RTD5U


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. All bookings to be made through either connectedhubs.ie or for discounts email brockaghhub@gmail.com. Open Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm.




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