Parish Newsletter

Glin Red Cross Defibrillator No: 0876230032

Tarbert Comprehensive Parents Association: are organising Bingo in Tarbert Comprehensive School gym on Sunday 28th February at 2pm to fundraise for the purchase of equipment in the soon to be completed gym fitness suite.  Single books cost €10 and double books cost €15.  Your support for this worthy cause, even if you cannot attend, is greatly appreciated.  Tickets available at the school office or by phoning 087-6987745.

Marriage Preparation – Accord: All booking for Marriage Preparation Courses is now done online through the main ACCORD website by logging on to  Couples can then click on ‘Marriage Preparation’, click on their ‘Region’ to see all availability.  Once they have booked, they will receive a confirmation email and an automated email is sent to whichever Centre they have chosen to do their course.

Ballyguiltenane National School: applications are now invited for enrolment for the school year 2016/2017 at Ballguiltenane National School.  Forms are available from the school office and Margaret’s Pre-School.

Coffee Morning: on Sunday 21st February after 11. o’clock Mass in Barretts on behalf of Katie Wallace, who will take part in the Volunteer Ghana programme, operated with SYTO, Ghana’s well known non-governmental organisation providing relevant volunteer experiences in Ghana.  The funds raised will supplement the costs of this very worthy project.  Katie travels on the 5th May.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Glin Community Alert: applications are currently being taken for monitored security alarms for those aged 65 or older, living alone or with someone aged 65 or over.  Also anybody who would like to join Glin Text Alert, the cost is €10 per year.  Contact Garda Billy McElligott at Glin Garda Station or any member of the committee.

St. Fergus’ National School Enrolment:  Enrolment forms for the school year 2016/2017 are now available from the school office and from Margaret’s Pre-School.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group will close for the mid-term break on Thursday 18th Feb and reopen the following week Thursday 25th Feb.  See you all then.

Fashion Show: Abha Bhan parish park Loughill/Ballyhahill presents a Spring /summer fashion show on Friday 11 March at Ceol Corbrai community hall Glin.  The evening will start at 7pm with a cheese and wine reception with food tastings from local producers.  The reception will also include display stand and gifts for all attending on the night. The fashion show will show case from local boutiques and designers.   At the interval, light refreshments will be served, fabulous prize for best dressed lady on the night and a raffle will take place.  Tickets are €15 and are now on sale from committee members, Paddy Hogan, Paddy O Rourke and Brides Boutique or 0877539926.

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