Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 20th Sept 2021

Roundwood Beekeepers Association 

Roundwood Beekeepers Association are running a FIBKA beginners course starting in Oct. It is a 8 week course presented by Wille O’Byrne. Anyone interested please  email name, tele no, and email address Please and thank you.

Mobile Library

A mobile comes to Laragh every second Thursday from 12.15 to 12.50pm.(Annamoe 11.30-12pm)

Contact details are 087 9135229,  The next dates are Sept 23rd and Oct 7th. Free access to online databases including e-books, languages, magazines, downloadable audio books, newspapers from across the world and more!

Tree Identification Walk

Would you like to get to know our native Irish trees? Join us for our Tree Identification Walk Friday 11-11.45am on 17th & Saturday 18th of September. Guided gentle walk in Glendalough, to learn how to identify some of our native trees and find out about their folklore and propagation. To book(essential to book/free) or for more information please email:

Active Retirement

Laragh/Glendalough Active Retirement Group were sad to hear of the sudden passing of Fr. Crotty, we would like to express our sincere condolences to Fr. Crotty’s family. He was a member of our group and regularly attended our weekly meetings and monthly lunches prior to Covid. He will be greatly missed by us all and the community. 

Our next meeting will be on Tuesday morning 28th September for Tea/Coffee, light exercise and a catch up from 10.45am – 12pm at the Brockagh Centre. We will hopefully be back to normal during the month of October and be able to resume our weekly meetings. We always welcome new members to join our group. 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 or drop in to the centre. 

Wicklow Volunteer Awards – Nominations 2021

County Wicklow Volunteer Centre is delighted to announce our first volunteer awards.  These awards are a recognition of the many individuals and groups of people that work tirelessly in Wicklow to provide services to the old, the young, the lonely, the sporty, and the vulnerable.  The awards will recognise the local historians, the tidy towners, DIYers and volunteers looking after animals. The awards will give a bow to the information givers, the help-line listeners and the English language tutors. So please nominate your heroes. Contact for further information.

Please note that Wicklow Volunteer Awards may potentially go virtual this year, if public health guidelines permit, we will host the ceremony in the Wicklow County Buildings on Tuesday October 19th from 7pm to 8.30pm.

Each category requires you to nominate ONE volunteer, with the exception of the Local Hero Award where 5 local heroes, one in each Municipal District, Arklow, Baltinglass, Bray, Greystones & Wicklow Town, will be honoured.