Monthly Archives: January 2017

Dog poop bags available at the Library.

Look what arrived today from Limerick and City County Council. Naturally degradable dog poop bags! These will be available from Peg at the library for anyone who would like to pick up a few. They can also be got very … Continue reading

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St Fergus National School – Grandparents Day

GRANDPARENTS DAY: A Prayer Service in honour of Grandparents will take place at St. Fergus N.S on Wednesday February 1 at 1pm. Teas and coffees will be served afterwards. Please spread the word to all grandparents, everyone welcome! Please share

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Dog Fouling in Glin

Dog Fouling – Glin. We would appeal to dog owners to purchase poo bags for their canine friends and PLEASE use them. The town streets are in a bad way and most of our walkways, including the heritage trails, are … Continue reading

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Roadside litter pick- Glin Tidy Towns.

Shout out to all Tidy Towns volunteers. Tidy towns are having a road clean up on Saturday 11th February at 11am. Please meet in the Town Park near the Tennis court. Please bring your vis vests and litter pickers/gloves and … Continue reading

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GLin Defibrillator Group

Our final training for this season will take place on Saturday 4th February. We had a very successful run and 40 people have been trained since November last. This is a fantastic achievement and we would like to thank everyone … Continue reading

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Glin Historical Society – We are back!

  We are back! Glin Historical Society will meet on Thursday February 2nd at 8 p.m. in Cloverfield Centre. There has been a recent exciting discovery of documentation including new photos and manifests relating to boats and trading at Glin … Continue reading

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MORE RUBBISH DUMPING IN GLIN 😡😡

HERE WE GO AGAIN!😡😡😡😡Up to 10 more bags of rubbish thrown and dumped on our shore at the end of the path on the Tarbert Road. PLEASE PLEASE report any sightings of dumping at this location or any location. Contact … Continue reading

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Dog Licence Inspection 2017

Limerick City and County Council wishes to announce that its Dog Wardens are commencing a programme of inspections of dog licences throughout Foynes, Shanagolden, Loughill, Ballyhahill and Glin over the coming weeks. Dog owners will be required, on request, to … Continue reading

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AGM Glin Development

Glin Development Association will hold their AGM on Thursday next, the 26th of February at Conways at 8. 30 p.m.. New members more than welcome!

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GLIN TIDY TOWNS.

Great to see a bit of a stretch in the evenings. The weather is mild and there’s all sorts of activity among the birds, bees and wildlife, (even if it is a tad early!). There seems to be a bit … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Training

We have a few places left for the training which will take place next Saturday 28th and also Saturday February 4th. The training covers CPR, the use of a Defibrillator, the signs of stroke, choking and the series of events … Continue reading

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BirdWatch in Glin with Geoff Hunt Sat 28 Jan

Birdwatching this Saturday starts at Tarbert and will visit Glin to look for Teal, Wigeon and other birds. Meet at the Tarbert Bridewell at 2pm on Saturaday 28th of January on behalf of BirdWatch Limerick Branch. All are welcome.

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Glin Development Association Agm

Glin Development Association will hold their AGM on Thursday next, the 26th of February at Conways at 8. 30 p.m.

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Gaa

Glin GAA AGM The Glin GAA AGM was held last Friday at the clubhouse. We would like to welcome Nollaig Hogan to the role of club treasurer. There was a great atmosphere throughout the meeting and we wish all our … Continue reading

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Interview at Glin Church in December, featuring John Sheehan of the Dubliners and members of Glin Development, by John Prendergast.

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Old clothing collection at St.Fergus National School.

Don’t forget the clothes collection is this Friday 20th at Glin NS. Is it time to have a much needed clear out ??

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PORTRAITS 1916 Eamon Dore. RTÉ.ie EamonDore describes the months leading up to the Easter Rising. Check out video on www.rte.ie/portraits 1916.

  Interview with Eamon Dore, a native of Glin, Co. Limerick. He was a confidante of Seán MacDiarmada and Tom Clarke. He ended up to marry Nora Daly, Kathleen Clarke’s sister in 1918. “We Careered Up Moore Street With The … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

Going Strong: The next meeting of the Going Strong will be held on Monday 23rd January at 2pm in The Lanterns Hotel where a meal will be served at about 3.30 pm after a couple of games of bingo.  Please … Continue reading

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Singing in Glin

To welcome in the Spring the library is hosting an evening with Paul O’Brien, a Dublin man now living in Glin, who will sing some well known ballads as well as his own compositions. All are welcome to come along … Continue reading

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The haunting sound of the Curlew who faces extinction in Ireland.

Listen to this sound. It’s almost gone from our countryside. You could once hear this haunting sound in all 32 counties of Ireland. In the late 70’s, early 80’s there were over 5000 breeding pairs of Irish Curlew, today there … Continue reading

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gaa

Glin GAA Notes Glin GAA club would like to wish all our members, supporters and friends a Happy New Year. AGM Glin GAA AGM is scheduled for the 13th of January 2017, at 9pm in the clubhouse. All are welcome … Continue reading

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Glin Library

Happy New Year to all. The library is starting off the year with a mini exhibition of Book Art by Lillian Fealy of Listowel. It is amazing what  books can be used for after reading them. Before Christmas we had … Continue reading

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