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Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 9th Oct 2023


Mobile Library

A mobile comes to Laragh every second Thursday from 12.15 to 12.50pm and parks at the back of Lynhams Hotel. Phone on 087 9135229 or email library@wicklowcoco.ie. Next dates are Thurs 19th Oct and Nov 2nd.

For people who have difficulty accessing their nearest public library, the Mobile Library Service gives them the opportunity to avail of a public library facility. The mobile library carries approximately 2,500 items with free access to many online resources including downloadable audio books, newspapers and more.

Laragh Christmas Tree Lights Fundraiser

Save the date and come join us to raise funds for our annual Christmas Tree Lights Event 2023 at our Table Quiz in Lynhams of Laragh at 8.30pm.


100TH BIRTHDAY

Adolf Bader of Annamoe celebrated his 100th birthday on September 4th and he would like to thank everyone for the many good wishes, cards and gifts he received to celebrate his day.


Fighting For Blindness Oct 21st

The 15km long course has 550+m of gain/loss. TrailShoes are Strongly Advised. This route has an 11am start. The 8.5km short course (jog/walk option) has 270m of gain/loss mainly on forestry tracks. This route has an 11.30am start. Race sign-on is from 9am at Brockagh Centre in Laragh. Sign-on closes 30 mins before race start (Long Race starts 11:00 & Short Race starts 11:30).Registration and further details are here: https://glendaloughtrail.ie/



Yoga with Louise

Vinyasa Krama Yoga (step-by-step). Classes are from 10am to 11.20 in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.

The practice will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life. Louise takes students through Asana, Pranayama and Meditation for a full Yoga practice.

Contact Louise to book or for any queries: 087 603 2202, louise@louiseyoga.ie, www.louiseyoga.ie.



Chair Yoga

Classes are from 11.30am to 12.30 in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh.

Chair Yoga is suitable for those who find a regular yoga class too strenuous, are recovering from injury or illness or are generally less active and mobile. Louise's classes include physical poses (asana), breathing practices (pranayama) and relaxation and meditation. There is some standing work which is optional and done next to the chair.

Contact Louise to book or for any queries: 087 603 2202, louise@louiseyoga.ie, www.louiseyoga.ie.

Christmas Market Traders

Our very popular and successful Christmas Market is back on Sunday 3rd Dec 2023 from 10am to 3pm. As always, there will be a great selection of gifts, crafts, baking, jewellery, art, and beauty products etc.. Making your Christmas shopping experience a pleasure. Traders are now welcome to contact Michelle at brockaghoffice@gmail.com to get a booking form or for more information phone 0404 45600, www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie.

Laragh Badminton Club

Badminton classes are in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh with Monday evenings: Adults 7.30-9.30pm. Thursdays Evenings: Juniors 4th class beginners 6-7pm, 5-6th class & 1st year secondary school 7-8pm, Teenagers 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th year Secondary School Classes 8-9pm. Contact Phil Curley 0404 45175/087 2067607 Or Gosia Ward 087 063 8898. Small club fee for the year applies for participation. All are welcome.

Laragh and Glendalough Tidy Towns

Our community clean up/planting day will be taking place on the first Saturday of each month from 10-11am. As usual, meet opposite Lynhams on the green. Young people are welcome to take part(with their guardians).

SuperValue Tidy Towns Competition results are in and we have gained 10 points from last year’s result. Well done to all our volunteers who have generously given their time throughout the year. Laragh and Glendalough do appreciate your efforts greatly!

Brockagh Digital Hub

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. www.brockaghresourcecentre.ie.



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