Monthly Archives: April 2017

Poems and Stories in Glin Library

It has been a busy week in Glin Library. On Wednesday there was a Storytime session with the children from Ballyhahill Preschool who enjoyed listening to the stories which Peg read. They also like the “Imagination” story and were very … Continue reading

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LIMERICK ICA GUILDS MAKE AND MODEL COMPETITION

HEARTY CONGRATULATIONS TO MARTYNA MARTIN ON WINNING FIRST PRIZE IN  THE LIMERICK CITY AND COUNTY ICA  MAKE AND MODEL COMPETITION. MARTYNA PRODUCED A BEAUTIFUL HAND MADE CROCHET DRESS IN WHITE. THIS DRESS IS EXQUISITE. WE ARE VERY PROUD TO HAVE … Continue reading

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‘Meals-on- Wheels’ in Glin

‘Meals-on- Wheels’ in Glin Research shows that healthy eating provides essential energy and nutrients for the maintenance of health and independence, and reduces the risk of chronic diseases at older ages. It is a significant contributor to keeping the elderly … Continue reading

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New Biodiversity Area at Glin Pier.

The hedge on the road down to the Pier is the new area assigned to Biodiversity! It’s full of wonderful fauna and is the perfect habitat for bees and butterflies. New signage highlighting same will be in place shortly.

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New Grant Aid Scheme for Community based CCTV Systems.

April 2017 The Tánaiste and Minister for Justice and Equality, Frances Fitzgerald T.D., today announced a new grant-aid scheme to assist community groups to assist the establishment of community-based CCTV systems. Under the scheme, eligible community groups can apply for … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Photos from Sat Clean-Up.

Thanks to Mary Hogan, Helen Fitzgerald and Phil Giles for doing great work at the bottom of the town on Saturday last. Phil is continuing the clearing of scrub in and around the Glencorbry River. Us girls were cleaning the … Continue reading

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Thank you Willie Wall!

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Tidy Town Shout Out 🌸🌺🌷🙋‍♂️🙋 Sat 22nd 3pm.

Looking for Volunteers tomorrow for cleanup at bottom of the town, grass verges etc!! 3pm if anyone free 🤗. SEE YOU THERE.

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Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit

IRISH HEART MOBILE COMING TO GLIN. Glin Development welcome Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit to attend Glin on Friday 21st April from 10am – 4pm. On the day there will be two nurses available on the mobile health unit … Continue reading

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Littering and Dumping at Mast site at entrance to Marian Place!

When will the dumping end! All of this rubbish/carpet/off cuts of timber was cleared from the mast site at the entrance to Marian Place on Good Friday last by one of our volunteers for the Team Limerick Clean-Up. This is … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns Work in Progress!

We did a bit of a tidy up down by the Old Bridge and Glen Corbry river today. Phil doing Trojan work on the river wall, clearing saplings and weeds and ivy. He is checking the area first for nesting … Continue reading

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Stone Planters in Glin Park being vandalised!

This is uncalled for. Someone is pulling chunks of stone off of the stone planters in the park. These have recently been cleared of old shrubs waiting to be planted. A third planter has been targeted this evening 😡😡 PLEASE … Continue reading

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Glin in the 1960’s

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Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit

Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit Posted on 14/04/2017 by glinnews IRISH HEART MOBILE COMING TO GLIN. Glin Development welcome Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit to attend Glin on Friday 21st April from 10am – 4pm. On the day there … Continue reading

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Are Glin bluebells native or Spanish?? V interesting video from IWT.

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TEAM LIMERICK CLEAN UP 3. GREAT SUCCESS. THANKS TO ALL.

What a great turnout for the TLC 3 Clean-Up! A huge thanks to Jean Klyne from Munster Rugby for coming to Glin to add support to our cause. We picked up a huge amount of rubbish and thanks to all … Continue reading

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Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit

IRISH HEART MOBILE COMING TO GLIN. Glin Development welcome Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit to attend Glin on Friday 21st April from 10am – 4pm. On the day there will be two nurses available on the mobile health unit … Continue reading

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MARKET IN SQUARE AS USUAL THIS GOOD FRIDAY!

Please ignore the local papers regarding the market stating that it had moved to Saturday morning. OF COURSE YOU CAN GET YOUR FRESH FISH & VEGGIES TOMORROW – it is Good Friday after all……..Please share and show your support 😀

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Munster player Jean Klein to visit Glin for TLC Clean-Up. 10am Good Friday.

Make sure to come along, bring the kids, bring nana and grandad bring a friend and say hello to Jean Kleyn from 10am tomorrow. Please share Glin Tidy Towns

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Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit

IRISH HEART MOBILE COMING TO GLIN. Glin Development welcome Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit to attend Glin on Friday 21st April from 10am – 4pm. On the day there will be two nurses available on the mobile health unit … Continue reading

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Easter at Glin Church

EASTER SERVICES: Wednesday, April 12: Mass of Chrism in St. John’s, Limerick at 7.00 p.m. The Holy Oils are used for Baptism, Confirmation and for the sick. Thursday, April 13, Evening Mass of The Lord’s Supper at 7.00 p.m. and … Continue reading

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Munster Rugby player guest of honour at Team Limerick Clean Up in GLIN 🏉🏉🏉🏉🏉🚯🚯🚯🚯🚯

SPREAD THE WORD!! We have a member of the MUNSTER SQUAD coming to Glin to join us for our Team Limerick Clean-Up. Don’t forget GLIN PARK is the meeting point and be there for 11 am on GOOD FRIDAY to … Continue reading

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Gaa

Glin Bord na nÓg Our young boys and girls have been practising and honing their football skills every Sunday morning over the last few weeks. Last Sunday, was their final session and Limerick senior footballer, Pádraig Scanlon, was on hand … Continue reading

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Library Holiday Arrangements

Peg is taking holidays from May 6 to end of the month. Arrangements have been made for the library to be open every Wednesday between 10 and 2 pm and all day on Fridays (10 to 1 and 2 to 5) … Continue reading

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Team Limerick Clean-Up. Good Friday 14th April – Date for your Diary.

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Our Catholic Community of Glin.

Our Catholic Community of Glin. Following on from the recent meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council members at the Diocesan Assembly which was held to examine the implications of the Synod and the resultant Pastoral Plan, it was recommended we … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns Clean-Up.

What a beautiful sunny Saturday morning 🌞 A great morning to start into our Tidy Towns work. Eamon Sweeney sprayed the verges of Mary St and the old bridge area during the last spell of good weather. Our new volunteer … Continue reading

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Car break-in on N69 road to Tarbert.

Sorry to say another break-in to a car parked in this location (the end of the path on the N69 to Tarbert). Please be careful if you park your car here to take a walk.

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Parish Newsletter

8th/9th April 2017: Passion Sunday/Palm Sunday: Palms will be blessed. 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 Holy Thursday: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien, Ann Manning Good … Continue reading

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GLIN WELCOMES IRISH HEART MOBILE ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

IRISH HEART MOBILE COMING TO GLIN. Glin Development welcome Irish Heart Foundation’s Mobile Heart Unit to attend Glin on Friday 21st April from 10am – 4pm. On the day there will be two nurses available on the mobile health unit … Continue reading

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Glin ICA WISHES FOR EASTER

HAPPY EASTER TO ALL FROM GLIN ICA. WHIST DRIVES CONTINUE ON TUESDAY  WEEKLY , EVERYBODY WELCOME.

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