January 18th 2014, Glin News

St. Fergus’ National School: are currently working on their second Green Flag. The theme is ENERGY. We have begun a SWITCH IT OFF campaign. You can get involved at home too! Tips: 1) A TV in standby mode can use up to half as much energy when it is switched on. Save energy by switching appliances off. 2) Keep doors closed in your home to prevent heat loss. 3) Turn the thermostat down by 1 degree to save up to €15 per year. 4) At night, close blinds and curtains to prevent heat loss. LET’S BE ENERGY EFFICIENT.

Keep Fit Classes: with Colm Hassett continue in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall on Monday mornings from 10.00 a.m. to 11.00 a.m. and Wednesday evenings from 8.00 p.m. to 9.00 p.m. For further details telephone: 0851111617.

Glin GAA: AGM will be held on Friday next the 24th motions and proposals must be with the Secretary, Donie Shine before Sunday the 19th

Glin Baby & Toddler Group every Thursday morning (during term-time) in Coel Corbrai Community Hall from 10am-12 noon. €3 per family and refreshments are provided – Everyone welcome. If you wish to add your name to the rota that is now running please see Rachel / Lisa.

 “Three Peak Challenge”: The Fitzgerald Family, Clonoughter are organising a “Three Peak Challenge” for April 2014 – climbing three peaks in Ireland in 24 hours – Carrantuohill in Kerry, Croagh Patrick in Mayo and Lugnaquilla in Wicklow. Further details nearer the date.

Glin Red Cross: The AGM of the Glin Branch of the Irish Red Cross will be held on Wednesday January 22nd @ 8 p.m. in Cloverfield Day Care Centre. All are welcome.

Celebration of Light: for those bereaved by suicide, at the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Newcastle West, on Sunday 26th

Bingo: every Wednesday night in Community Centre, Tarbert at 8.30 p.m. All welcome!Limerick Social Service Council: the annual Diocesan collection for the Limerick Social Service Centre will take place before Masses this weekend, the 18th Service Council has been actively involved in the work of responding to need and helping people in social care activities since 1967 in the Limerick region. Services include counselling service, parents/teen mother support programme, crèche and pre-school, family welfare service, family support initiatives, traveller health advocates programme and a variety of services for the Elderly. In 2013 the collection throughout the Diocese realised €30,799 towards the day to day running cost of the Centre. Your support is greatly appreciated.

Glin Library: Now that we are into a brand new year there is an opportunity for anybody to exhibit any art or crafts within the library at any time. Ring 068 26910 if interested. All welcome to the library at any time. This is one of the few free services available to all so take advantage of it. Internet access free also.


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