Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 9th May 2022

Mobile Library

A mobile comes to Laragh every second Thursday from 12.15pm to 12.50pm. To renew or request items or access online resources from your PC/tablet/mobile phone please phone 087 9135229 or log into the library catalogue (if unsure of your PIN Number, ask library staff ). Email at Next date is May 19th.

Yoga Classes With Louise

About Chair Yoga 

Chair /Seated 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. Classes from 11.30 to 12.30pm. 

About Vinyasa Yoga

The practice will provide gentle stretching, improved strength and flexibility, as well as help students to find balance and calm in everyday life. Classes   from 10am to 11.30am.    

Call Louise on 087-6032202. Booking is essential.

Wicklow Mountains National Park Events

Dawn Chorus walks

Sunday 15th & Wednesday 18th at 4.30am

Learn to identify some of our birds by their song in Glendalough. Free, but booking essential. To book, email

 Wildflower ramble

Thursday 19th at 11am

Discover our spring wildflowers and their associated folklore. Free, but booking essential. To book, email

 Bumblebee Identification Walk

Friday 20th

Find out more about these fascinating insects on World Bee Day. Free, but booking essential. To book, email

 Conservation Hike

Sunday 22nd at 10am

Take a hike with a National Park guide discussing conservation issues. Free, but booking essential. To book, email


Family Biodiversity Treasure Hunt, daily 14th to 22nd

Free and available from the National Park Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough (open 10am to 5.30pm).

St.Kevin’s Church- Blessing of the Graves

Blessing of the graves in Brockagh after mass on Saturday 7th of May approx. 7.45pm.

Also at Glendalough on Saturday the 14th of May at 8pm. 

Laragh Glendalough Tidy Town

Join us next time on Thursday May 12th from 7pm-8pm. Meet opposite Lynhams to get equipment and see where you are needed for our tidy up evening. All are welcome to help.

Laragh Badminton Club 

Badminton classes are in the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh with  Monday evenings: Mondays 4th, 5th and 6th class at 7.30-8.30pm. Thursdays 1st, 2nd and 3rd year Secondary 6.30-7.30pm and 4th, 5th, 6th year secondary 7.30-8.30. Adults 8.30 onwards. 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.

AA Meetings  (Ongoing)

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

Wicklow County Community Event

Wicklow County Council and County Wicklow Public Participation Network are inviting members of community groups and interested parties, to get involved with a countywide discussion titled:  ‘Let’s Develop Our Vision For Our Community’.

The series of consultation events, along with a zoom event, takes place in the coming weeks and will assist greatly to inform in the development of the new Co Wicklow Local Economic & Community Plan (LECP) and the preparation the new Co Wicklow PPN Vision for Community Wellbeing Statement.

The Local Economic & Community Plan is an important 6-year policy that will set out the aims, objectives and actions needed to promote and support economic and community development for Co. Wicklow. 

These meetings offer an important opportunity for everyone, young and old, in Co. Wicklow to engage and share thoughts, and in so doing, ensuring that representative organisations and individuals are working towards a shared vision for the county.

All events take place between 7-9pm. Booking is not essential, however, to help the organisers plan for these consultations, booking in advance is requested.

You can do this by visiting the Eventbrite collection or by email:,  call/text to: Helen on 087 189 5145 or Grainne on 086 048 7434.

To encourage contributions from across Wicklow’s diverse communities, please share details of these events. Food and refreshments will also be available.