Parish Newsletter: Sunday 2nd October 2022

Parish Newsletter – 2nd October 2022: 27th Sunday in Ordinary Time 

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

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

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

Diocese of Limerick Website:

Eucharistic Ministers: Sunday 2nd October: Sean Flanagan

                                        Sunday 9th October: Betty Ann McSweeney

Readers: Sunday 2nd October: Sean Flanagan.

                 Sunday 9th October: Eileen Mulvihill

Eucharistic Adoration: Adoration every Friday from 5pm to 9pm.

Rosary: everyday for the month of October at 3pm

Wedding: Congratulations to Clodagh O Sullivan, daughter of Mike and Margaret and Tommy Culhane, son of John & Joan who got married on Friday last the 30th September.


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 & 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

Weddings: To book a Wedding please contact Fr. Curtin on (086) 3697735 or Pastoral Area Secretary Ann Dore, Foynes on (069) 65561 during office hours: Wednesday: 10a.m. to 1p.m., & 2p.m to 5p.m.  Thursday & Friday: 9a.m. to 1p.m. & 2p.m. to 5p.m.

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

Anniversary Masses: 

Sunday 2nd October: Bride O Connor 1st Anniversary (late of Cahara).

                                     Dan, Tom & Jim Hogan late of Kinnard.

                                     Ned Scanlon late of Mary Street.

Sunday 9th October: Remembrance Mass for Tommy, Mary, Stephen Barrett, Upper Main Street.

                                     Tim O Connor anniversary.

The Knights of Glin Visitor Centre: Free to the public and open every day from 10am to 5pm beside Glin Library on Lower Main Street Glin. At the newly opened interpretive centre, you can read, watch and hear the 800-year-old story of the Knights of Glin. It’s a lovely way to spend an hour or two, so please make sure to stop in.  

Clothing Collection: for St. Fergus National School in November.  Please keep any unwanted clothing, footwear for this collection.  Further details will issue in the coming weeks.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: every Friday from 10am in Ceol Corbrai Hall (during term time) Family contribution €3. All welcome, please spread the word and bring a friend. 

St. Fergus National School: is hosting a Cookery Demonstration with Celebrity Chef Kevin Dondon on Thursday 24th November in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall – a date for your diary, not to be missed.  Further details in the coming weeks.

Farmers Market: from 10am every Friday in Glin Square.

Glin GAA Nursery: Saturday morning nursery for ‘Junior Infant All Stars’ continues on Saturday mornings in the training field at 10.30am Everyone is welcome  

GB Rovers FC: A Two-Day Halloween Camp will take place on Thursday 3rd and Friday 4th November with Dynamic Coaching at BallyRovers pitch. Times and payment info to follow nearer the time. All children attending Junior Infants and up are welcome

Abha Bhán Drama Group: The Abha Bhán Players have set dates for their production “The Buds Of Ballybunion”. So reserve November 18, 19, 25 and 26 for it to be staged in Ballyhahill Hall. Hopefully there will be more dates and venues in 2023. It promises to be a fun night. The play, written by John B Keane, is set in Ballybunion and revolves around the Buds who used to spend 2 weeks in Ballybunion every September back in the 50’s. It has lots of humour and you will really enjoy it.

Deel Animal Rescue: are absolutely desperate for foster homes at the moment for both cats and dogs. They cannot continue helping abandoned animals with the number they currently have. Please Text Martina on 087-9418477 for info

Glin GAA Split the Bucket: takes place Monday nights. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. To play visit  

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