Parish Newsletter: 21st/22nd May 2022.

Parish Newsletter – 21st/22nd May 2022: 6th Sunday of Easter.    

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Timothy Curtin (Coolcappa/Kilcolman) 086-3697735/069-60126

Canon Anthony O Keeffe (Foynes/Shanagolden/Roberstown) 087-4163401/069-60112

Fr. Austin McNamara (Loughill/Ballyhahill) 087-2615471/069-82103

Diocese of Limerick Website:

Eucharistic Ministers: Saturday 21st May: Mary Hogan

                                        Sunday 22nd May: Grace Fitzgerald

                                        Saturday 28th May: Marie Shine

                                        Sunday 29th May: Sean Flanagan

Readers: Saturday 21st May: Eileen Mulvihill

                 Sunday 22nd May: Louise MacNamara 

                 Saturday 28th May: Nicola Cunningham

                 Sunday 29th May: Sean Flanagan        

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Adoration on Fridays from 5pm to 9pm until further notice.

Weddings: Congratulations to Mark Fitzgerald, Cahara son of Grace and Conor who got married in London last weekend to Anna-Marie Mandryk.  Wishing them every happiness.

Deaths: Sympathy is extended to the Musgrave Family, Court, Glin on the recent passing of Mary Teresa Musgrave. R.I.P.


Local Notes: if you would like to have a note placed in this section of the paper, please contact no later than 7:00 pm Sunday evening.

The following is the schedule for the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin.

Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Fridays: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m.

Saturdays: Evening Mass at 7.00 p.m.  Last Vigil Mass is on Saturday 28th May.

Sundays: Morning Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Weekend Mass Changes in the Uniteffective June 4th/5th 2022 Saturday: Foynes 6pm Kilcolman 7.30pm

Sunday: Loughill 9.30am Glin 11am Shanagolden 10am

Weekend Mass Changes on 1st October 2022 to April 2023 Saturday: Foynes 6pm Coolcappa at 7.30pm

Sunday: Ballyhahill 9.30am Glin 11am Robertstown 10am

Baptisms & Anniversary Masses: can be booked in the Sacristy. 

Funerals:  All funerals arrangements can be directed to the following:

Fr. Curtin: (069) 60126/(086)3697735

Fr. McNamara: (069) 82103/(087) 2615471

Canon O Keeffe: (069) 60122/(087) 4163401

Mass Cards: Signed Mass Cards for the deceased are available at Glin Church.  Please enquire from our Sacristan Michael after any of the Masses. 

Glin Church: Lovely candles available to buy at Glin church. Can be used for graves or at home. Burning time of over 60 hours.

Anniversary Masses:  Saturday 21st May: Martin MacNamara late of Killeaney.

Tuesday 24th May: Myra and Pat Joe Reidy.

All Ireland Rosary Rally: An all-Ireland Rosary Rally, will take place on Saturday, June 4th at Knock Shrine DV.  It will consist of, A Talk, Stations of the Cross, The Rosary and Holy Mass, starting at 1,30 pm.

The main celebrant will be Archbishop Jude Thaddeus Okolo, Papal Nuncio to Ireland,

The Homilist, Bishop Michael Duignan.  There will be a Rosary Talk by Fr. Marius O’ Reilly.

A Coach maybe hired if there are sufficient number of people wishing to attend from Glin and, or the Pastoral Area.  Please contact Eilis McNamara, 068-34269, mobile, 087-6336369 to book a seat on or before, Tuesday, May 24th 2022.

Congratulations: to Ella Tobin, Glin, daughter of Siobhan Sweeney and Mark Tobin on receiving Best Student Award at Tarbert Comprehensive at their Awards Ceremony during the week.

Glin Tennis Club: Membership open for the new season –  Family €40 pa, Adult €20 and Student €10 pa.  Contact Marie on 086 8691821.  Thanks to Limerick City and County Council for the newly refurbished foot path at the entrance to the court.  It looks great!

Glin Tidy Towns: Glin Tidy Towns volunteers are back for Wednesday evenings Clean Ups.  A lot of weeding to be done around the town.  All help welcome.  Thank you to everyone who regularly cleans and weeds outside their own properties.  This makes the job less onerous and frees us up to do other communal areas and also the many flower beds on our approach roads. We meet every Wednesday evening from 8 to 9 pm and everyone is welcome to come along and help out.  The Tidy Towns adjudicators will be visiting Glin anytime from June to August.  Please be mindful of litter and always encourage children to be litter aware.   Many hands make light work and this is indeed the case when it comes to Tidy Towns.  Lets all help to keep Glin looking beautiful. 

Glin Development Association: meeting will be held in Conways on Thursday next the 26th May at 8:30pm.

GB Rovers FC Summer Camp: GB Rovers FC are holding their first Summer Camp from July 11th to July 15th in Bally Rovers Pitch, Ballyhahill. Each child receives a jersey. The camp is open to all school going children within Glin and the surrounding parishes. To book or any queries contact Rachel 0873192449

Congratulations: to Eily Hogan who celebrated her 92nd birthday recently at home.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group:   We look forward to welcoming everyone back again this Friday morning from 10am at Ceol Corbrai Hall. Contribution of €3 per family. Everyone is welcome. 

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Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place every Monday night. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. Play now at Your support means a lot to us!

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