Laragh Glendalough Notes Week beg 1st Oct 2018

Glendalough Car Boot Sales 

Join fellow shoppers for our next car boot day on Sun, 7th of Oct., open from 10am to 4pm. Come early to find your bargains on practically anything from household items to garden additions, and even vintage or antique treasures. Vans must be booked in. Please pre-book indoor spaces early. Contact the Brockagh Centre on 0404-45600 or email if you wish to book an indoor space or if you prefer to sell outside just show up at 8am on the morning.

New Pilates Classes in Laragh

New Pilates classes starting in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh from Thursday the 11th October. Thursday mornings @ 10am. Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. Contact Zara on 0879367474 for more details. Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara to keep up to date. 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! Contact Zara on 0879367474 for more information. 

Mobile Library

The mobile library visits Lynhams car park every second Thursday from 12 noon to 12.50 pm with the next date being the 11th of Oct.

Morning Yoga with Louise

Louise’s yoga class will be held every Thursday from 10 to 11.15 am. This is a gently-paced class where students learn how to align, open and strengthen the body gradually while stabilizing the platforms of the feet and ankles, hips and pelvis and shoulder girdle. The class begins with general and targeted warm-up sequences followed by postures (Asanas) and Vinyasa (breath-connected) sequences before final relaxation in Savasana. To find out more, call Louise on 087-6032202 (booking is essential).

Chair Yoga                                                                                                                                 

Our very popular Chair Yoga class will take place on Thursdays from 11.30 am to 12.45 pm. Chair Yoga is suitable for almost everyone and helps students find balance and calm in everyday life. The class takes students through centering and breath-work, followed by postures that let the joints move through their range of movement whilst seated or through use of the chair whilst standing. Call Louise on 087-6032202. (booking is essential).

Irish Dancing Classes

Irish Dancing on Saturday mornings from  9am-10am. Classes cater for any age over 3yrs and all levels including absolute beginners.  Registered members of An Comhdhail,  fully Garda Vetted and insured.  Contact details for enquiries are Cian Flood TCRG (086-1293807), Eimear McGrath TCRG (085-7180926), email:, or search “McGrath Flood School of Irish Dancing”. 

Happy Days

Our parent and toddler group will be back on the 3rd of October.Wednesday mornings 10.30 -12pm at the Brockagh Centre, parents, babies and toddlers get together, have lots of fun weeks with art & crafts and make new friends. Contact 0404-45600 at the centre for more information.

AA Meetings                                                                                                                             

Closed AA Meetings are held in the Brockagh Resource Centre at 8.30 p.m. every Monday night all year round.

Go For Life                          

The group meet most Tuesdays, so if you fancy a chat, a cuppa and some light exercise, bowls, music come along on at 11am, they welcome any newcomer. The group meet for lunch once a month at various venues. For further information, call Denise at the Brockagh Centre on (0404) 45600 or drop in.

Footfalls Wicklow Walking Festival

The Festival will be based in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh from Friday 26th to Mon 29th of October with many of the walks taking us through Wicklow Mountains National Park. All walks are led by experienced walking leaders who will enhance your day with information on local history flora and fauna. The weekend offers a selection of walking choices which you can mix, match, or just choose one. Should you have any questions contact us at 0404 45152 or 087 2698659
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Go For Life Physical Activity Leaders (PALs) Workshops

Go for Life, working with Wicklow Sports Partnership are holding a series of workshops for older people who are interested in organising and physical activities with members of their groups/clubs/organisations.  Participants do not need to have any background or formal experience in leading physical activities. These workshops take place all over the country throughout the year and thousands of older people have participated to date and gone on to lead a wide range of physical activities in their own groups and communities. The Workshop venue is the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh, from 10am to 3pm with a daily lunch included. Workshop dates are on 10th, 17th, 24th, 31st of October also on the 7th, 14th, 21st and 28th of November. Please confirm your attendance by Wednesday 3rd October by contacting Ciara at Go for Life on 01 8057733 or email