Parish Newsletter: 3rd July 2022

Parish Newsletter – 3rd July 2022: 14th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

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: Sunday 3rd July: Mary O Brien

                                        Sunday 10th July: Mary Hogan

Readers: Sunday 3rd July: Sean Flanagan

                 Sunday 10th July: David Sheehan

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

Births: Congratulations to Fiona and Tadhg Culhane on the birth of their baby son Rory.


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.

Wednesdays & Fridays: Morning Mass at 10.00 a.m.

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: 

Sunday 3rd July: Geraldine Costello, Turraree, Months Mind.  Paddy & Ellen Enright Anniversary.

Sunday 10th July: James Ruddle late of Tullyleague, 2nd Anniversary.

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 Glin Estuary Swim:  This year’s swim takes place on Saturday 23rd July and this year’s chosen charity is FIGHTING BLINDNESS. Sponsorship cards can be collected from Marie at Geoghegans Bar.
Glin Estuary Swim Quiz night: takes place on Friday 15th July at 9.30pm in Geoghegans Bar – so please mark this in your diary and bring a friend.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: has now closed for the summer months and will return in September.  Have a safe and happy summer break. 

30 Year Anniversary: Congratulations to Maura and Siobhan Kearney and all their employees at Kearneys Home Baking on celebrating 30 years in business last weekend.  It is a real success story with new additions to their baking selection every year.  Wishing you many more years of success. Well done ladies.

Glin Tennis Court: Contact details are printed by the entrance gate if you wish to book a game. Or contact Marie on 086 8691821

ICA Whist: Every Tuesday, 8pm at Cloverfield Centre, all are welcome. 

GB Rovers: are celebrating with the news that two of their players received recognition for their talent and commitment on the pitch. U16 Div 2 player Colm MacNamara and U12 Div 2 player Dan Healy have been regarded the best players from their division!!  Absolutely huge congratulations to Colm and Dan.  What an honour.

Glin Tidy Towns: Glin Tidy Towns volunteers are back for Saturday morning 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 Saturday morning from 11am to 12 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. Let’s all help to keep Glin looking beautiful. 

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 or any queries contact Rachel 0873192449

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!

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.

Newsletter: Please note next Sunday 10th July is the final newsletter until September.

Please email with any notices for the weekly newsletter. 

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