Monthly Archives: May 2017

Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels

Glin Homes for the Elderly, in association with the HSE, is launching a Meals-on-Wheels service for the elderly in the local community over the coming months. Meals (x2) will be delivered on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week. … Continue reading

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GLIN TIDY TOWNS – cleaning, weeding, planting and painting getting underway!

Tidy Towns was feeling very blessed this morning, members of our Saturday Team included Fr. Tom Crawford and Sr. Mary Doody😇. Great work done, even though it was a windy wet morning. Thanks also to Bridget Lacy, Breda Henderson, Jessie … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Town Park – Saturday at 11am!

If you have a free hour on Sat morning at 11am, please come along to the Town Park, bring any gardening tools to hand. 🌺🌸🌼🌻Many hands make light work!

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Tennis 🎾 AGM 🎾 Fri 26/5/17

The Glin 🎾 Tennis 🎾 AGM 🎾 is on at 9pm this Friday 26/5/17 in Conways. All are welcome to attend.

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New safety gate at Town Park 🚦

A big thanks to Bill Martin who installed the lovely self closing gate at the entrance to Glin Town Park. The gate was installed to protect young children, who had a tendency to run to the traffic lights situated outside … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – National Biodiversity Week.

Glin Tidy Towns supporting National Biodiversity Week 19 – 26 May 2017. It is a sad fact that our bees and other pollinating insects are in trouble. The good news is we can help by making our gardens and our … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns Saturday Morning Clean-Up in Town Park.

Thanks to our volunteers who turned up this morning. A great mornings work done in the park and surrounds. Volunteers welcome every Sat morning at 11am. BRING ANY GARDENING TOOLS. Vis Vests will be supplied if you don’t have one. … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns celebrating National Biodiversity week – May 19th – 28th.

Lovely job done on road verges in Killaney Glin. Road verge strimmed in a foot or two and plenty of flora and fauna left for wildlife. This is done in a very sympathetic manner and looks lovely. Not a sign … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – new Biodiversity and No Litter signage.

A great mornings work! Thanks to Jim Lynch and Edward Leahy for putting our Biodiversity and No Litter signs into the ground around Glin. Keep an eye out for them. Thanks also to Niall Murphy for putting the signs onto … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up – Sat 11am – Town Park.

Glin Tidy Towns will meet in Glin Town Park every Saturday morning at 11am. We would be delighted if you could give one hour of your time to do much needed weeding of the beds and general gardening and tidying … Continue reading

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Dog Fouling Problem on the scenic path to Tarbert.

Tidy Towns has had reports of continuous dog fouling on the walking path on the scenic road to Tarbert. This walkway is listed on the Glin Heritage Trails and we would implore all walkers who use this scenic walkway with … Continue reading

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Clean Up Glin Park every Saturday at 11am. Please support.

Don’t rain on our parade! Great work done this morning in Town Park and a lot more to do! Every Saturday morning at 11am going forward. PLEASE SUPPORT. Thanks to those who showed up this morning namely John Anthony and … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 13th May 2017.

13th/14th May 2017: Fifth Sunday of Easter 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: John Healy Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Prendergast … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns shout out for HELP !!

If anyone has a spare hour on Saturday morning, 13th May, could you please give a hand in Glin Town Park. The park needs a good weeding and brushing. The seats and the tables and benches need painting, weather permitting. … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Update.

Glin Tidy Towns has entered the Supervalu Tidy Towns competition for 2017. This is a very tough competition as we are up against some very competitive villages and towns in Ireland. There are a lot of subheadings in the competition, … Continue reading

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Clean Coasts – Glin shoreline litter pick Sat 3rd June at 11am.

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1938 School project

The pages shown above come from Monemohill School project which was done in 1938. It shows the difference in lifestyle to today’s youngsters who are more familiar with iPhones and similar gadgets. Interesting reading.

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Beautiful photo of a Glin Sunrise by Frances Walsh.

Photo of sunrise in Glin  taken last Tuesday 2nd May 2017 at 6.15 am  by Frances Walsh.  Sun in shape of crucifix blessing us all in Glin.  Thank you Frances for capturing this wonderful moment.

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