Monthly Archives: June 2016

Glin Library holidays

The library will be closed on this Thursday and Friday. It will be closed again on Friday 8th July to Friday 15th inclusive for annual holidays. After the holidays all libraries will be migrated to a new Library Management System called Sierra. … Continue reading

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Gaa

Glin GAA Table Quiz The last in our series of table quizzes will take place on Friday, July 1st at 10pm in Barrett’s Bar. With each night so far building on the success of the previous quiz, Friday week promises … Continue reading

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Glin Tennis Club

  ANYONE FOR TENNIS! Tennis will resume in Glin for the summer!! Come along to the tennis court on Monday evenings for practice sessions. It’s a great way to keep fit for all ages and gets you out in the … Continue reading

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GLIN TIDY TOWNS

Best of luck to Glin in the upcoming adjudication of the Tidy Towns competition. Glin looks very good at present, a lot of houses and businesses freshly painted and lots of flower containers and hanging baskets on view. A big … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group

A date for your diary! The Defibrillator Group will host a coffee morning in Conway’s on Sunday 24th July at 11.30 am. Funds raised will go towards replacing batteries and pads for the AEDs. We will also hold a practice … Continue reading

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Girls win U12 County Final

Congratulations to the U12 girls from Glin & Ballyhahill Gerald Griffins team on winning the County Final.  

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Pub Quiz Friday 17 June

GAA Pub Quiz Friday night, June 17th, at the Knockdown Arms. All support welcomed.

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Glin Tidy Towns

Glin Tidy Towns Glin town is looking great at the moment. Thanks to all the residents and businesses who have put out lovely window boxes and hanging baskets. They look lovely and really brighten up the place. A lot of … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns

Glin Tidy Towns would like to thank the volunteers who turned up last evening to tackle the Old Castle bridge area. It was an all female gathering and we could have done with some male elbow grease but we did … Continue reading

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Glin Library

Please note that on the following dates the library will be closed for annual leave. Sorry for any inconvenience caused to readers. Thursday and Friday June 16/17 Thursday and Friday June 30th and July 1st. Friday July 8 to Friday … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group

Date change for upcoming meeting to Tuesday 21st June in Conways at 8.30.  The Summer Solstice event is taking place in Glin on Monday night.   See previous post. 

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Conor Sheahan Finals 2016

It’s all over for another year. Huge congratulations to all players. Many thanks to those who make this happen year in, year out; Conor Sheahan and Jackie Martin. The photos… Thanks Rachel….  

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Summer Solstice, Knights Walk, June 20

The Summer Solstice: This year the Solstice occurs on Monday June 20th, this being a leap year. West Limerick Mental Health association have decided to come to our own picturesque village to celebrate the event this year and avail of … Continue reading

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Coffee Morning June 19

Glin Estuary Swim Club are holding a coffee morning in Geoghegans on Sunday 19thJune at 12 noon.  All funds in aid of St. Vincent’s Special School, Lisnagry.  Your support is appreciated.

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GLIN TIDY TOWNS

GLIN TIDY TOWNS Judging season is upon us, and the Supervalue Tidy Towns adjudicators will be calling to lovely Glin to evaluate. The Tidy Towns is organised by the Department of the Environment, Community and local government and the main … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group

Glin Defibrillator Group are having a meeting next Tuesday night the 21 st  June in Conways at 8.30. Could all members please attend. Please spread the word. “Glin Defibrillator group providing the vital link in the chain of survival”.

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Parish Newsletter

11th/12th June 2016: Eleventh Sunday in Ordinary Time 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: Nicola Cunningham Sunday … Continue reading

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Gaa

Glin GAA Table Quiz The next Glin GAA fundraising table quiz will take place on Friday, June 17th at 9.30pm in Wallace’s Bar. With each night so far building on the success of the previous quiz, Friday week promises to … Continue reading

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Library Update

Unfortunately the electricity will be cut off in Glin library on next Wednesday 15th June so the library will not be able to offer computer service. However, seeing  as the sun is shining we can manage without light or heat … Continue reading

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GLIN ROVERS “B” DIV 3 LEAGUE WINNERS

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GLIN ROVERS “A” DESMOND CUP WINNERS 2016

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GLIN ROVERS “B” WIN DIVISION 3 LEAGUE

GLIN ROVERS “B” SECURE DIVISION 3 TITLE !! Glin Rovers “B” V Ballingarry “B” 2-0 ( Barclay Costello, Patrick O Shaughnessy). With both sides finishing level pegging at the top of the table they met last Sunday in the Demesne, … Continue reading

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DESMOND CUP WINNERS 2016 GLIN ROVERS “A”

WEEKLY OBSERVER DESMOND CUP FINAL 2016 GLIN ROVERS “A” CAPTURE THE 2016 DESMOND CUP FOLLOWING PENALTY SHOOT OUT. GLIN ROVERS “A” V RATHKEALE “A” 2-2 (A.E.T. & WIN 5-4 ON PENALTIES). Glin Rovers “A” returned to the Weekly Observer Desmond … Continue reading

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Glin Library in sunshine

The library is one of the venues for the Fleadh Cheoil competitions this weekend. Go n’eirí an t’ádh le gach duine. Window boxes arrived just in time. May the glorious weather continue. 

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Lifeguards on duty all weekend!

Lifegaurds are on duty at the Pier this June weekend. Watch out for the flag! With temperatures in the 20s the weather forecast is as close to perfect as we could hope for….               … Continue reading

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Public Realm Plan and Detailed Pavement Design Plan for Glin

A Public Realm Plan and Detailed Pavement Design Plan are planned for Glin Town. Local councillor John Sheahan secured €70k for the plans. The Public Realm Plan will be first and this will be done in consultation with home and business … Continue reading

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