Monthly Archives: June 2017

The Milestones get a makeover!

The two beautiful milestones at both sides of Glin Town have got a makeover. A coat of paint can make a huge difference 🎨 Advertisements

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GLIN PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL. What are we?

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference “. The Pastoral Council is formed over a year now. It has twelve members including … Continue reading

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Tracing long lost friends – the search continues. Can you help?

UPDATE: Henry, who had been searching without success to locate 3 school friends from St Joseph’s Industrial School in Glin for over four years has finally found 2 of his long lost friends with the help of recent notes placed … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Gardens 2017

Click on the link below for a link to a short film about Glin Castle Gardens. With The Madam, Catherine FitzGerald & Tom Wall. https://www.nowness.com/category/art-and-design/glin-castle-stella-scott Great Gardens: Glin Castle The FitzGeralds give a tour of the property their family has … Continue reading

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Community games – congrats 🏆Ben & Nathan

Glin 1st and 2nd in the Limerick community games finals U16 200m. Well done Ben Sheehan and Nathan Wright 🏆🏆    

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Glin Tidy Towns – The Boss did some fab planting today!

Head of Operations:  John Anthony Culhane. Artistic Director:  Sr. Mary Doody. Floor Manager:  Eamon Sweeney. Photographer: Marie Fitzgerald . Director:  Oscar🐾🐾

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Glin Tidy Towns – another Saturday, another cleanup!

Fantastic turnout again this morning at Glin Town Park for the weekly cleanup. A huge thanks to all the volunteers who take an hour out of their Saturday to come and help. This is community spirit at its best! There … Continue reading

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Diocese of Limerick talk to Betty Browne at Lourdes 🙏

Betty Browne from Glin parish is coming to Lourdes for 35 years now. Is that a record? Lovely to hear her continued enthusiasm for the pilgrimage #limericklourdes2017  

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GB Rovers ⚽ Awards🏆🏅 June 29

The GB Rovers ⚽ awards 🏅🏆🎖 night will take place next Thursday night the 29th June at the hall in Glin at 7pm. Could all parents please contribute to the night with some buns, cakes, etc Thank you.

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Kilfergus Estate 🏡 getting a makeover!

Well done to the residents of Kilfergus Estate. The place looks amazing. Joe Wallace is a great man with the power washer, especially with the helping hand from Bernie Moloney. Beautiful planting done on the entrance to the estate. It’s … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter.

24th/25th June 2017: Twelfth 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: Teresa Culhane Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Annie … Continue reading

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GLIN ICA WHIST DRIVES

WEEKLY WHIST DRIVES AT CLOVERFIELD DAY CARE CENTRE HAVE FINISHED FOR THE SUMMER MONTHS. HOWEVER WE WILL HOLD MONTHLY SUMMER WHIST DRIVES AS FOLLOWS; TUESDAY        11 TH JULY TUESDAY         8 TH AUGUST TUESDAY … Continue reading

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Glin Library

It is nice to be welcoming some holiday makers from around the world as well as the locals who love to use the library where books and internet access are free to all. All book requests are catered for as … Continue reading

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Honour bestowed on The Keeper of The Knights Walk.

We in Glin, as a community, are so lucky to have the wonderful amenity of The Knights Walk. It is one of three walks that make up the Glin Heritage Trails. The Knights Walk runs from St Paul’s Heritage Centre … Continue reading

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Glin, a jewel in West Limerick…

Glin is nestled quietly on the N69 close to the Kerry border on the coastal  drive to Listowel.  There are lots of amenities in Glin, everything from walking, hiking, fishing, swimming, tennis, even a playground for the children and a … Continue reading

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Launch of Meals-on-Wheels.

L-R. Eamon Sweeney, Sammy O’Sullivan, John Anthony Culhane, Tom O’Hehir, Denis Kennedy, Sr. Mary Doody, Marie Adams, Mary Stackpool, Councillor John Sheahan, Una Hennessy, Mary Hogan. Glin Homes for the Elderly has launched its ‘Meals-on- Wheels’ service. It was officially … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Glin – 18 June 2017.

We were blessed with sunshine to celebrate the CORPUS CHRISTI in Glin. It was well attended and lovely expressions of veneration adorned the streets. The Pastoral Council in conjunction with Cloverfield Day Care Centre hosted a gathering after the veneration … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI -Glin – 18 June 2017.

Tantum Ergo Sacramentum sang by Glin Parish Choir.  

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Glin Tidy Towns – clean up continues.

  We had a great turnout on Saturday morning. Everyone is busy maintaining all the hard work that has been completed to date. Areas that have been targeted include the Ballyguiltenane approach road, the path by the National School, the … Continue reading

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Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels

Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels Posted on 30/05/2017 by glinnews 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 … Continue reading

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Sunshine at the Pier

High Tide Approx Times – Saturday 12 n oon – Sunday 1pm – Monday 2pm                      

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Shannon Estuary Way launched in Glin

Fáilte Ireland Unveils Route for New Shannon Estuary Way June 16, 2017 Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick O’Donovan today unveiled the route for the Shannon Estuary Drive – the first in what is hoped to be a … Continue reading

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Events 2017

Our Events page on Glin.info is being updated for 2017. Click here to see. Please send your event information to us at glindev@gmail.com or 087 629 6439   Events in Glin 2017 The following events are planned (some tentatively) in Glin … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi through the years

             

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Tennis Membership 1/2 price

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Couch to 5K – training July 3

CH Fitness and Unislim are coming together to launch a couch to 5k training in Glin on Thursdays & Athea on Mondays starting the week of the 3rd of July.  

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Tidy Towns Adjudicators on their way😱

Glin is looking great at the moment, thanks to all the hard work of our Community and the Tidy Towns Team. There’s no ‘I’ in Team!!👌. Thanks to everyone in the community who have put a lot of hard work … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns – new hanging baskets in The Square🌺🌷🌼🌹🌸🌺🌼🌻🌷🌺🌹🌸🌷

Beautiful hanging baskets installed Tuesday evening in the square. Thanks to Curraghchase Garden Centre for filling them with beautiful begonias and trailing plants. We added some more home made upcycled flower boxes to the fountain area and they look very … Continue reading

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Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels

Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels Posted on 30/05/2017 by glinnews 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 … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI procession Sunday 18th after 11am Mass.

WEATHER PERMITTING! Glin Parish Pastoral Council cordially invite you to tea in Cloverfiled Day Care Centre after the CORPUS CHRISTI Procession next Sunday 18th.  The procession will take place after 11am mass and will take in Church St, The Square, … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – the clean-up continues.

Another great clean up this morning. We did an overhaul of Main Road opposite park and Mary St got another kerb weeding and along by the bridge. Thanks to Helen Fitzgerald, Siobhan Moloney, Mary Sheahan and Marie Fitzgerald. Thanks to … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION 18th JUNE.

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GLIN KNITTING GROUP.

Glin Knitting Group Please join us on Wednesday from 2 to 3.30 pm at Cloverfield Day Care Centre.  ALL WELCOME

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Cloverfield flower display🌺🌺🌼🌼🌸🌸🌺🌺🌻🌻🌾🌾🌺

Lovely displays of flowers adorning Cloverfield, homes for the elderly.  

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The Early Bumblebee 🐝

(TM) Our bumblebees are having an average year so far, but one in particular is having a great start to 2017: the Early Bumblebee (Bombus pratorum) with counts up by 350% across our monitoring scheme transects! What’s even more interesting … Continue reading

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GLIN CLEAN COASTS.

Great turnout on Saturday morning last for the GLIN CLEAN COASTS event. Thanks to all our volunteers who did great work clearing the shore either side of Glin. Lots of rubbish collected including old buckets, bits of iron mongery, electric drill, … Continue reading

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Gaa

Table Quiz Glin GAA will be holding a fundraising table quiz in Geoghegan’s Magpie Bar on Friday, June 9th. There will be spot prizes and a raffle on the night also. All are welcome! New Arrivals There have been a … Continue reading

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Lifeguards on duty June weekend

    Lifeguards are on duty and the flags  are up. The following times are approximate… Fri 2 June 10:30 – 5. High tide 13:30 Sat 3 June 11:30 – 6. High tide 14:30 Sun 4 June 12 – 7. … Continue reading

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Vandalism at Old Glin Castle 😡

What would The Gallant Garrison think of some our idle youth today. Shocking pictures of the inside of Old Glin Castle that was vandalised with red spray paint yesterday. This is being investigated 😡

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