Parish Newsletter: 5th June, 2022

Parish Newsletter –  5th June 2022: Pentecost    

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: www.limerickdiocese.org

Eucharistic Ministers: Sunday 5th June: Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 12th June: Michael O Connor

Readers: Sunday 5th June: Desiree Dore

                 Sunday 12th June: Teresa Culhane    

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

GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR NUMBER 068 59590/087 6230032…  ONLY TO BE USED IN AN EMERGENCY

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

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

Tuesdays & Wednesdays: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m. (Friday morning cancelled for the next 4 weeks.

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

Friday Morning Mass: is cancelled for the next 4 Fridays: Friday 3rd June, 10th June, 17th June and 24th June.  Next Friday morning Mass will be on Friday 1st July.

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: 

Sunday 5th June: Pidgie (Margaret) Healy and husband Joe.

                              James O Brien late of Glenagragra. 

                              Shane Healy, late of South Mall.

Sunday 12th June: Tom, Margaret, Liam and Catriona Moloney, Killeaney.

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 Triathlon will take place on the 3rd September.

Swimming Lessons Glin Pier; Limerick County Water Safety are delighted to announce that swimming/lifesaving classes will take place this summer at Glin Pier (subject to availability of instructors). Week 1 – Registration 3rd July at 12p.m. at Glin Pier. Classes commence on Monday 4th July for the week. Week 2 – Registration 14th August at 12p.m at Glin Pier.

Classes commence on Monday 15th August for the week.

The Estuary Swim will take place on the 23rd July.

Glin GAA:  are collecting scrap again at the football field. Anyone that has any scrap can drop it off anytime as the gate is open or contact any member of the club to help you out. Thanks.

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. 

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. 

GB Rovers FC Awards Night: takes place for all players from u6 to U18s on Sunday 12th June in Ceol Corbrai Hall, Glin 7.15pm sharp.  The club would appreciate if parents could bring something small for the ‘treat’ table.

Loughill Family Fun Day takes place Saturday July 30th 1 pm til late! Food/Craft fair in Resource Centre with fun activities throughout the day in the Park. €5 entry or €10 per Family . River Duck Race -€10 Euro per Duck. There are 99 Ducks so Book yours now before they are gone by texting Dani or Connie on 085 267 9775 or 087-6126133 €100 Cash Prize for winning duck! Test your balancing skills on the Bull Rodeo and take your best shot at the Special Guest in the Dunk Tank! Gather your neighbours and get a team of 6 for the Townland Tug of War, trophy presentation for the winning team. Register your team with Mary on (087) 295 0041. Colm Hassett will be present to put the kids through their paces with loads of fun games and activities. Finish the day off at the Licensed Marquee Bar while being entertained by Kevin McCarthy Live Music 7-9pm followed by the Sean Carrig Karoke and Dj. Food sold on site all day

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 https://bit.ly/3FC79A9 or any queries contact Rachel 0873192449

Carmel Buckley Reflexology. Specialising in Stress Management and Anxiety. Are you ready to take a step towards a healthier you? To book your appointment call 0858391269. Creagh Street, Glin. Registered member of the National Register of Reflexologists Ireland. Accredited by: Laya healthcare, Irish Life Health and VHI healthcare.

Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place every Monday night. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. Play now at https://bit.ly/glingaa5050 Your support means a lot to us!

After The Bell: Before and After School Care: A new service is being set up in the Square in Glin.  Lisa and Hazel will provide a “Before and After School Care Service” for school going children.  It is a wonderful service and we wish Lisa and Hazel every success with their new venture.  For further details or to reserve a place for next September, please telephone Lisa 086-7282626 or Hazel 086-4078403.

Please email office@stfergusns.ie with any notices for the weekly newsletter. 

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