Parish Newsletter: 30th October 2022.

Parish Newsletter – 30thOctober 2022: 31st 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 30th October: Marie McKenna

                                        Sunday 6th November: Mary O Brien

                                        Sunday 13th November: Mary Hogan

Readers: Sunday 30th October: John Prendergast

                 Sunday 6th November: Nodlaig Adams

                 Sunday 13th November: Teresa Culhane

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

Rosary: everyday for the month of October at 3pm


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.

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

Weekday Masses: Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday:  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 30th October: Tom Mormile late of Drumrisk, 1st anniversary.  Tadhg & Mary Horan late of Main Street, anniversary.  Mattie Dillane late of Killeaney, 1st anniversary. Tom & Margaret Sheehan, late of Ballyguiltenane and their daughter Eileen Holly of Tarbert, and Christopher Sheehan anniversary.

Tuesday 1st November: All Saints Day: Mass 11am not 10am.

Mick Culhane 2nd Anniversary.  Michael Conway 3rd Anniversary.  Paddy Ellis, late of Marian Place, 18th Anniversary.

Wednesday 2nd November: All Souls Day Mass at 10am.  Sean McCarthy Anniversary. 

Sunday 6th November: Deceased members of I.C.A.  Bridget Dillane, late of Kinnard 6th Anniversary.  Thomas Enright, late of Cahara, Months Mind Mass.  Michael & Catherine Culhane, late of Ballyguiltenane Anniversary.  Malachy Maxwell, late of Ballinamuddagh, 4th Anniversary.  Pat O Shaughnessy Anniversary.

Wednesday 9th November: Remembrance Mass at 7:30pm

Friday 11th November: Catriona Moloney, late of Killeaney, 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 on the 14th November.  Please keep any unwanted clothing, footwear for this collection.  The GAA Clubhouse will be open from 9am to 12 and 2pm to 3:30pm on Wednesday 2nd November and Wednesday 9th November to facilitate drop off of bags.  Thanks to the GAA for their help with our collection.

Please note the newsletter will not be available next week.

Glin GAA: Glin Creamery have kindly facilitated the Club with a battery collection.  We are appealing to anyone in the community with car batteries, truck, tractor or domestic batteries lying around to bring them to the creamery for safe disposal.  The pick-up date for collection is Monday 7th November.  Thanking you.

St. Fergus National School: Congratulations to the girls of 5th and 6th class who participated in West Limerick Primary Schools Ladies Football Blitz last Tuesday in Mick Neville Park.  This school team under the guidance of Mrs. Sinead Mulroe played 3 matches and won all three, bringing home the trophy.  There was great excitement when the girls got back to St. Fergus. 

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: is closed on Nov 4th.  Happy Halloween to all and we look forward to seeing everyone back on Friday 11th November from 10am in Ceol Corbrai Hall. Family contribution €3

Glin Tennis: MIXED DOUBLE TOURNAMENTS: We are inviting participation in the upcoming mixed doubles tournament s (U16 and Adults). Please message the Glin Tennis Facebook age if you are interested in taking part. We will run it off this month and finished by end of November. Tournament free to paid up members (April 22 to April 23). Otherwise Adults €20 Students €10 Family €40. If you know anyone interested please let them know.

Whist Drive: The Whist Drive will be on every Tuesday night at Cloverfield Day Centre at 8pm. All welcome

Yoga: with Monica in Cloverfield Daycare Centre on Mondays at 7pm.  Telephone 0868851913.

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  

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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