Laragh& Glen­dalough

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MIDTERM BREAK

Happy Days (Par­ent and Tod­dler Group) and We Love Art (Almha’s art classes) for chil­dren and adults will be tak­ing a break on week of May 2 due to it be­ing the midterm break but they will re­sume the fol­low­ing week on the usual day and time. For more in­for­ma­tion on th­ese classes call the Brock­agh Re­source Cen­tre at 0404 45600.

COM­MU­NITY GAR­DEN

Spring is fi­nally here and there is plenty of ac­tiv­ity in the Com­mu­nity Gar­den. We planted sev­eral plum trees and a large num­ber of ap­ple trees, many of which are now in blos­som and looking great. The out­side plots have been ploughed and ro­ta­vated ready for potato plant­ing and for all the other ex­cit­ing veg­eta­bles peo­ple are go­ing to grow! In the poly-tun­nel, spinach, let­tuce and chard are al­ready be­ing har­vested while toma­toes, beetroot and car­rots are start­ing to flour­ish. Sev­eral new peo­ple have joined us and taken on plots of their own to grow their own pro­duce – but there is still room for lots more (just bring your own spade). Why not join us – phone Declan Mur­phy at 086 1697739 or Finian McEvoy at 086 2476822. The Com­mu­nity Gar­den is hav­ing an open day on May 7 be­tween 2 and 4 p.m. so do come and have a look around. Bring the chil­dren too but please keep dogs on leads. Tea and bis­cuits will be pro­vided. (From the small car park op­po­site the post of­fice in Laragh fol­low the track lead­ing down along the road and the gar­den is in front of you).

GLEN­DALOUGH.IE.

If you would like more in­for­ma­tion on the Glen­dalough area go to glen­dalough.ie where you can find out more about the his­tory of Glen­dalough, lo­cal ser­vices, trans­port to Glen­dalough, pho­tos, ar­chive of news from the area and much more.

LADIES’ SOCCER

St Kevin’s Ladies are now re­cruit­ing for this year’s Dublin Women’s Soccer League. Par­tic­i­pants have to be 15 years (with parental per­mis­sion) and over. Girls who would like to join should con­tact Michelle McCoy at 086 1225786 or Stephen McGui­ness at 086 8113154.

TIDYTOWNS

The usual monthly Tidy Towns clean-up takes place on Satur­day, May 7, at 11 a.m. Meet op­po­site Lyn­hams. Please come along for one hour and help keep Laragh/Glen­dalough clean.

BEAL­TAINE FES­TI­VAL

As part of the Beal­taine Fes­ti­val we are cel­e­brat­ing cre­ativ­ity in older age to­gether at the Brock­agh Re­source Cen­tre and one of our events will be an af­ter­noon tea dance on Sun­day, May 22, 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. with mu­sic from the Wick­low Man and hosted by Laragh Glen­dalough Ac­tive Re­tire­ment as­so­ci­a­tion. Re­fresh­ments will be pro­vided.

LARAGH IT CEN­TRE

Our next Ben­e­fit 4 will be start­ing shortly an 8 hr course over 4 weeks for only €20 (if you are over 65 it’s free) you will learn In­ter­net safety, email, on­line bank­ing, pay­ing mo­tor tax and trans­fer­ring pho­tos to your com­puter. We also have one to one classes for peo­ple who don’t want to be in a class and have their own spe­cific com­puter needs for 0ne hour €15. Equal Skills Is for those with no expe- ri­ence of com­put­ers and In­ter­net this is a cer­ti­fied course. €200.

ECDL: This course es­tab­lishes a stan­dard for every­one who uses a com­puter in ei­ther a pro­fes­sional or per­sonal ca­pac­ity. It is a cer­tifi­cate that ver­i­fies com­pe­tence in com­puter use, mak­ing the holder read­ily mo­bile within Ire­land and In­ter­na­tion­ally.

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