Monthly Archives: May 2016

Tunes and Words in Glin Library

Glin Library was the venue for the opening of the County Fleadh Ceoil on Monday May 30th with “Tunes and Words”. John Healy of Glin Comhaltas welcomed about 70 people, including children who attended and took part. There was music, … Continue reading

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Sunshine & swimming…. Bring on the weekend!

Lifeguards will be on duty at Glin Pier for the June weekend. With temperatures likely to be in the 20s it should be a cracking weekend. Please remember SAFETY FIRST.      

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Glin Rovers Notes w/c 30/5/16

All Roads lead to Newcastle West this weekend for Glin Rovers F.C. On Friday night at 7pm our A Team play Rathkeale A in the Weekly Observer Desmond Cup Final, Mike McLoughlin and Thomas Wallace’s team are bidding to bring … Continue reading

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Historical Walking Tour, Tue 31 May

There will be a historical walking tour in Glin on Tuesday 31 May. The walk will start at Kilfergus Graveyard at 5pm and will commemorate Glin’s involvement in the 1916 Rising. Tom Donovan will give the talk and it is … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi 2016 – the photos

The sun shone on a beautiful 2016 Corpus Christi Procession. Benediction was in Corbry Estate this year and the residents put huge work into preparing the estate – a real credit to all involved. Pictures below of Corpus Christi 2016. … Continue reading

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Last WOMAN Standing

Glin Rovers Last Man Standing finished up with two winners; Marie Langan and Seamus O’Driscoll. Congrats to both on their €500 win! Picture below of Marie being presented with her cheque.

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Pub Quiz Friday 27 May

In O’Shaughnessy’s. Supporting Glin GAA.

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Conor Sheahan League

It’s May and that means only one thing for the school children of the parish…CONOR SHEAHAN LEAGUE. Next games are on Sunday 29th 6:15pm Glin Rovers pitch. Pictures from previous years below.        

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Corpus Christi Sun 29

The traditional Corpus Christi Procession takes place directly after 11am Mass on Sunday 29. Traditionally First Communion children come along in their special clothes with baskets of flower petals to scatter along the way. Some photos below of years gone by. … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

28th/29th May 2016: Corpus Christi Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week: Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Marie Shine & Mary Hogan Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Ciara ShineSunday 11.00 a.m.: Eva … Continue reading

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From the archives

The following article was  written by Paddy Faley 32 years ago this week in 1984, which turned out to be roasting summer. The Shakey I witnessed a phenomenal incident in the month of May. It was in the area of … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns

Glin Tidy Towns/ Responsible Dog Ownership. There has been concern raised about the amount of dog fouling on the path out the Tarbert Road. A lot of people walk this path daily and have to pick their steps as they … Continue reading

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Glin Rovers Notes 23/5/16

YOUTHS DIVISION 1 LEAGUE CUP FINAL 2016 GB ROVERS V RATHKEALE UTD 0-2 The 2 sides met for the second time in a week in Abbeyfeale utd last night in the League cup final. Team: Ronan Culhane, Paddy Cregan, Killian … Continue reading

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Events Summer 2016

An action packed summer ahead as usual…   Click here   Swimming, water safety classes, baking classes, pilates, football camps, Sportive Cycle, Triathlon, charity swim across the Shannon and more….   Please contact us to add your event…. email glindev@gmail.com … Continue reading

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Give Blood May 26

Give Blood in Glin. May 26th 2016. https://www.giveblood.ie/

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Summer Pilate’s class

Summer Pilate’s class: A 6 Week workout program to help you strengthen, tone and keep fit for the summer months.   Suitable for both young and old of all abilities. Classes held every Wednesday evening in Glin GAA clubhouse. For more … Continue reading

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Old Wedding Photos

Please feel free to send us in any old wedding photos !  

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Parish Newsletter

21st/22nd May 2016: Holy Trinity Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week: Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O’Brien, Ann Manning Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Marie McKenna, Grace Fitzgerald Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Mary CulhaneSunday 11.00 a.m.: Nodlaig Adams Next week: Saturday Vigil: … Continue reading

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Knights Walk, Poetry in Motion. Literally.

The Knight’s Walk in Glin

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GLIN HERITAGE WALKING TRAILS

  Now is a great time to take in our beautiful scenic walks in Glin. The weather is mild and the conditions are perfect to take in the Knights Walk, Knockaranna and the coastal ‘path’. The Knights Walk is spectacular. … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns Needs You!!

Shout out to Tidy Towns Volunteers.  📢📢📢📢📢📢📢 A big THANK YOU to all those who have volunteered on the Tidy Towns initiative. As they say ” a little can make a big difference”. With this in mind, and Glin’s entry … Continue reading

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Glin Library

Glin Library is happy to accommodate “Tunes and Words” with Gabriel Fitzmaurice to start off the Fleadh Ceoil Luimnigh on Monday 30th May at 7.30 pm. This is a night for children of all ages and of course their parents. … Continue reading

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Milford Care Centre Walk Sat 14 May

To raise awareness for the good that Milford hospice has done, and nearly everyone has had a family member or friend dealing with cancer, the family of Kitty O’Sullivan, Kinard, are holding a walk today, Saturday, 14 May. Meeting up … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

14th/15th May 2016: Pentecost Sunday Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week: Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Brown, Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Michael Fennell Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Margaret Hogan Next week: … Continue reading

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E-services in the library

Exciting news. Limerick City and County libraries now offer e-services. Books and magazines and videos can be downloaded to your Smartphone or tablet –  once you are member. They can be read at home or away, day or night. And … Continue reading

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Pub Quiz Fri 13/5/16 @ Conways

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Clean Coast / Glantachán 14/5/2016 @11

                      Glin’s ‘Coastal Clean’ is an initiative scheduled for Saturday 14th May. This is an annual event to clear our coastline of debris and litter. This year it is sponsored … Continue reading

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Glin Triathlon Sept 10 – Register Now

It’s nearing that time again for the “brave” to register for the annual sprint triathlon which will take place on Saturday 10th September 2016. Make sure to sign up but PLEASE review ‘Important Points’ post on the Facebook page before … Continue reading

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Glin Knights Cycling Sportive July 16

As people might have seen on Facebook already the Glin Knights sportive is taking place this year on saturday July 16th. This is 1st time Glin Knights have organised a sportive as a cycling club and we are delighted that … Continue reading

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Fleadh Cheoil May 30 to June 6

Fleadh Cheoíl Luímnígh 2016: Location: Glin, Co. Limerick Programme of events:                             Monday 30th May to Monday 6th June … ~ Monday 30th May@ 7.30pm: Glin Library, … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

7th/8th May 2016: Ascension of the Lord Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week:Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Marie Shine, Mary Hogan Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara Sunday 11.00 a.m. Eufrocina Clemente Next … Continue reading

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