Parish Newsletter

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A Royal Christmas in Glin. Tickets are still available for the High Kings who will perform in Glin Church on Thurs 17th of Dec. They can be purchased from Siobhan at 087 9944245 or from any member of Glin Development.  This is our main fund raising event of the year and it helps to alleviate the high costs involved in maintaining our Heritage Walks, the Town, Church and Pier Road parks, Glin Playground ,Christmas street lighting and Town Park lighting, seasonal grass cutting, spraying and planting, and the ongoing maintenance of all public areas throughout the village.

Glin Post Office: The Santa Post Box has arrived at the Post Office in Glin, be sure to post early including your full name and address on the outside of the Envelope.  Christmas Stamp Booklets and One4All Christmas Gift cards are now available.

Christmas Eve Childrens Mass: We would like to invite children who are interested in participating in this years childrens Christmas Eve Mass to our rehearsals.  These will take place on 6th, 13th and 20th December, lasting for one hour.  For safety reasons and the smooth running of rehearsals we would ask parents/guardians to stay.  We look forward to seeing you and working with you.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group – every Thursday from 10am in Ceol Corbrai Hall. €3 per family. All welcome.

St. Fergus’ National School: held their annual Church Gate Collection last weekend.  Thank you to all who contributed so generously!  The amount raised was €636.66.

Glin Development Association: Glin Development would like to thank Brenda Enright for inviting Glin Development to exhibit at the Bank of Ireland Enterprise Town on Friday and Saturday last in Askeaton. We were promoting the upcoming Christmas Concert which will be held in Glin Church on Thursday 17th December. The very popular High Kings will be performing. Tickets are €30 and be purchased from any member of Glin Development or Siobhan at 087 9944245. We also promoted the Heritage Walks, which are a very popular amenity in Glin. Don’t forget to tell any family or friends visiting this Christmas about the walks, get out in the fresh air and enjoy the views and see nature at its best. There are brochures available in the local shops outlining the routes etc. There was a huge turnout at Askeaton and it’s great to get the chance to showcase all that’s great about Glin.  Glin Development will be taking up a collection before both masses in Glin on the weekend of 5th and 6th December. Proceeds will go towards Christmas lights. Your donations are greatly appreciated.

Glin Day Care Centre had their Lighting of the Christmas tree on Sunday in Cloverfield. Fr. Crawford blessed the tree, and candles were lit in memory of past residents and people who attended the Day Care since its inception. Yellow ribbons were attached to the beautifully lit tree, in their memory. Tea and delicious treats were served to all who attended and it was a lovely occasion. Thanks to all at Cloverfield Day Care Centre.

Don’t forget Old Fair Day next Saturday 5th December. Hopefully the weather will stay dry and a fun day can be had by all. There will be a Christmas Craft Fair in Ceol Corbrai hall on the same day and this will begin at 11am. We believe Santa is also making an appearance so make sure all children bring along their Santa list!!

Glin I.C.A. will host the annual Senior Citizens Christmas Party at Cloverfield Centre on this Sunday 29th November starting with Mass at 1.00 p.m.

Music Classes in Ceol Corbrai: continue each Wednesday.  Beginners at 6.00 p.m.  Intermediate at 6.30 p.m. and advanced at 7.30 p.m.  Bodhrán classes at 7.00 p.m.  New members always welcome.

Christmas Craft Fair: in Ceol Corbrai on Saturday 5th December, commencing at 11.00 a.m.  (Same Day as Old Fair).  Enquiries telephone: 0871237950

Clinic: Cllr. Francis Foley will hold an advice clinic in the Ceol Corbrai Hall in Glin on the 3rd Wednesday of each Month @ 8pm.

St. Fergus National School Parents Association: are delighted to announce that Santa Clause and his helpers are coming to Ceol Corbrai Community Hall on Saturday 5th December from 11 a.m. to 1.00 p.m.   All money raised going towards hall refurbishment and science equipment within the school (Same day as Glin Christmas Fair Day).

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