Monthly Archives: March 2015

Glin ‘Pride of Place’ Clean Up

Glin ‘Pride of Place’ Clean Up. Good Friday, April 3rd, 11 oclock at Town Park, Glin. As part of the Team Limerick Cleanup , Glin Development Association are calling on all parishioners, both young and old to help with a … Continue reading

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Glin Library

An article in Saturday’s edition of Irish Times informs us that Tom Wall, former student in Glin Industrial School, is donating historical documents from Glin Industrial School to the Department of History in the University of Limerick. This is a … Continue reading

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Glin Gaa

County League Glin 1-7 Kilteely-Dromkeen 0-4 Our 2nd County League game of the year was a rematch of last year’s county final against Kilteely-Dromkeen on Sundayevening. We started well, with James Wallace fielding a pin point pass from Darren Sheahan … Continue reading

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Good luck Laura

best of luck to Laura on The Voice!!!   RTE1 6:30 pm Sunday 29th March 2015

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Parish Newsletter

Easter Services: Palm Sunday:                          Masses as usual Tuesday 31st March:              Confessions in Glin Church at 7.00 p.m. with Fr. Austin McNamara Holy Thursday:                       2nd April: Evening Mass of the Lord’s Supper at 8.00 p.m. Good Friday:                          3rd April: 3.00 p.m. … Continue reading

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Glin Library

The library was pleased, on Tuesday 24th,  to host Barry Conway from California who spoke about the people from West Limerick and North Kerry who set up homes in the Ottawa Valley in the 1800’s. These people kept alive the Irish … Continue reading

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Good luck Peg!

Best of luck to our librarian, Peg, who has been shortlisted for the ICA national creative writing short story competition with the theme ‘Peace at Last’. The winner will be announced at An Grianan this weekend.

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Pride of Place Clean Up on Good Friday

Pride of Place Clean Up. Good Friday, April 3rd, 11 o’clock at Town Park, Glin. As part of the Team Limerick Cleanup , Glin Development Association are calling on all parishioners to help with a parish clean-up over the Easter … Continue reading

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Glin Gaa

County League Glin 0-16 Gerald Griffins 0-12 Our second meeting with neighbours Gerald Griffins inside 7 days turned out to be another tight affair. It also marked the first time a Glin team played a match on an artificial surface … Continue reading

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GBRovers U12 Desmond League Champions

Congratulations to the GBRovers U12 team who are Desmond League Champions. The winning team   Padraic O’Connor (C) receiving the cup from John Fennessy of Limerick Desmonds   Padraic O’Connor, Captain, with the cup   Team players with their dads … Continue reading

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“Is Shania Twain a Glinster” & “Death in the Workhouse”

There are two quite different events of interest in Glin this coming week… Event 1 “Is Shania Twain a Glinster?” 8pm Tuesday 24 March. Glin Library. Professor Barry Conway, California, will be giving a talk on the “wonderful old souls who … Continue reading

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Glin Library

Now that we are into the spring and people are beginning to tend to their gardens I include the following from page 104 of “The Life & Rhymes of Paddy Faley”  – from the local history corner of the library. … Continue reading

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Glin Gaa

West Intemediate C’Ship QF Glin 1-10 Gerald Griffins 1-9 Our first season as an intermediate team since 2007 began in Foynes last Saturday with the neighbours Gerald Griffins providing the opposition in the quarter final of the West Intermediate Championship. … Continue reading

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Glin Library Event

Glin Library Event Mark your diary for Tuesday 24th March in Glin Library. Professor Barry Conway, California,  will be giving a talk on the “wonderful old souls who left the Glin area for Canada prior to the 1850s.” They had … Continue reading

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Glin Day Care Centre – St. Patrick’s Day Preparations

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St. Patrick’s Day Preparations at Glin Day Care Centre

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Glin Gaa

Development Draw The first development draw of 2015 will take place on the 11th of April next. It costs €100 for the year which can be paid through the year if you wish. There will be 10 draws during the … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

Pioneer Total Abstinence Association: will those members who wish to receive the Silver Pin (25 years a Pioneer) or Gold Pin (50 years a Pioneer) please hand in their names to Julia Ryan 068-34169. Ballyguiltenane National School: Enrolment forms for … Continue reading

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Glin History

I came across this in the 1990 Ballyguiltenane Journal. It is an interesting piece on the history of Glin in 1816 – pre famine times.  Sorry if the pages are in the wrong order. Read title page first. I have … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

Dates to Remember: First Confession for Communion Classes: Thursday 19th March at 7.00 p.m First Holy Communion will be held on Saturday 2nd May 2015. Fleadh Cheoil Luimnigh will be hosted in Glin from 30th May to 4th June. Local … Continue reading

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Best of luck Laura

Best of luck to Laura Enright in The Voice on Sunday, 8th March, RTE 1 6:30pm.

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World Book Day in Glin Library

World Book Day is being celebrated on Thursday 5th March so no better place to go than to Glin library where you can get books for free.

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Glin Defibrillator Group

Thanks to all who turned out for the recent AGM.   There was a good turnout, and a lot was discussed for the year ahead.  We now have 18 people on a rota for carrying the Defib Mobile and this … Continue reading

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Parents Council Pub Quiz Fundraiser – Thank You!

What a great night at the Pub Quiz in Wallace’s Bar Glin. Thanks to everyone that came along and supported the Parents Council. A special thanks to Claire Wallace for allowing us mums to come into the bar and take … Continue reading

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