Laragh Glendalough Notes Week Beg 14th Aug 2023

Yoga with Louise

Vinyasa Krama Yoga (step-by-step). Classes are starting 14th Sept from 10am to 11.20am 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,,

Chair Yoga

Classes are starting 14th Sept 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,,

Brockagh Resource Centre

In line with good governance the accounts of the Glendalough District Development Association are open for viewing at Brockagh Resource Centre on request.

Family Bug Safari

Our bug safaris have always proven hugely popular with both adults and children. Get up close and  personnel with beautiful butterflies, ferocious dragonflies, cute little ladybirds, and love ‘em or loath ‘em spiders! Friday 11th, 18th and 25th (for Heritage Week) August between 11am to 12pm at the Information Office, Upper Lake, Glendalough, A98R221.

Adults and children are welcome. Family friendly, although not suitable for buggies. Participants should bring a jar with a lid to help examine the bugs. No dogs. Free of charge. Park at the Upper Lake car park (Wicklow Co. Council), A98W778 (€4 charge). Booking is essential. Bookings will be taken from Monday 31 July. To book, email:

Old Crusher House, Glenmalure

On Saturday 19th August we are delighted to have been invited to join with the Glenmalure Pure Mile Group to contribute to their event at Baravore. In addition to the range of other activities planned by the Group we will lead family friendly citizen science activities followed by a digital display of some of our work to date in Glenmalure and across the Southern part of the Wicklow Mountains.

For more details about the whole event see:

Elevation School of Performing Arts(ESPA)

In the Brockagh Resource Centre, Laragh and starting back on Sept 11th with a wide range of dance classes for children & teens. Mini Acro/Dance L1, Acro Squad, Acro L2, Adv’d Tumbling/Squad Dance on Mondays. Tiny Acro/Dance, Youth Cheer/Dance, Cheer Team: Lucky Stars, Gr ¾ Modern Dance, Senior Modern Dance on Wednesdays. Contact details phone 085 108 0608.

Pilates Classes in Laragh

Starting back on Sept 11th. Pilates strengthens core muscles, improves muscle control, flexibility, strength and tone, as well as alignment and breathing. 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!  Like on Facebook @PilatesWithZara. Contact Zara on 0879367474. Classes are on Mon eve at 7pm.

Clara Vale Summer Fair 

Join us on the 20th of August at 1:30pm for the annual Clara Vale Summer fair! We have lots of fun events lined up such as hidden treasure, raffle, novelty acts, tea party, lucky dip, bottle stand. For more information call 087 929 2605, 087 689 5033.

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 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 site.. We are waiting to see if they are renewing the voucher scheme. All bookings to be made through either or for discounts email Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm.