Parish Newsletter: Sunday 12th February 2023

Parish Newsletter – 12th February, 2023 – 6th 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 12th February: Betty Ann McSweeney

                                        Sunday 19th February: Michael O Connor

Readers: Sunday 12th February: Annie Reidy

                 Sunday 19th February: Louise MacNamara

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


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.

Weekday Masses: Wednesday and Friday:  10am – please note no Mass on Tuesdays.

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 12th February: Elizabeth Lawrence months mind.  Patrick Houlihan months mind.  John O Connor 1st anniversary, formally Killeaney.

Wednesday 15th February: James and Nora Fennell anniversary.

Sunday 19th February: Josie Scanlon 1st anniversary, late of Tullyglass.  Danny Wallace anniversary, late of Tullyleague.  John O Sullivan months mind and burial of ashes.

Ballyguiltenane National School: Enrolment Form for the school year 2023/2024 is now available to download from the school’s website  or by contacting the school office 068-34545 or by emailing

Glin Development AGM: The AGM of Glin Development will take place on Thursday next 16th February 2023.  Venue is Conway’s Dining Room and will start at 8.30pm. We are appealing to Glin business owners, to members of the various Glin Sports Organisations and indeed anyone who has the necessary skills/work ethic/computer skills etc. to consider joining the Glin Development Group. There is a considerable work load that comes with the success of Glin Development, and these work load commitments need to be met on an ongoing basis.  It is important that existing and past project successes are maintained and are allowed to thrive and grow. If you feel that you could become part of a Team who is willing to dedicate some of your time to working on any one of the various projects, we would be delighted to see you at the upcoming AGM.  Go Raibh Míle Maith Agat.

Glin Rovers FC – The ‘Buy A Brick’ campaign continues as we work towards raising €150,000 to see the new astro turf pitch through to completion. If you would like to see your name on The Sponsors wall (€100), there are a few options available including payment online or if you would prefer to use cash or chq, please visit Tommy Wallace’s Shop, Rachel Mulvihill, John McNamara, Mike Normile or any member of Glin Rovers FC who will be happy to help you. Thanks to the following you have purchased a ” Brick ” on our Supporters Wall. Kaiden Sheahan, Glenagragra, Michelle Mulvihill,

(Frank McCarthy) In Memory of Sean & Helen McCarthy, Evan, Kayleigh & Enya Geoghegan, Evie Sheehan, Tullyglas, Pat Donovan, Joe & Pat Martin Ballyguiltenane, Phillip & Jean Culhane, Glin, Kieran McMahon, South Mall, John & Maureen Barrett, Kevin & Maria Mullane, James Barrett & Stephen Barrett, Clonskeagh. More names to follow….

St. Fergus National School: Enrolment Forms for the new school year 2023/2024 are now available from the school by telephoning the school office on 068-34344 or by emailing:

Petition: Askeaton Swimming Club have issued a petition to stop the closure of Askeaton Swimming Pool.  Limerick City and County Council closing Askeaton Pool for 12 months for upgrade works. No consultation with Swimming Club and other users and the Contract has not yet gone out to tender.  To sign the partition, visit

Life Guards: Every year we are blessed with the country’s best lifeguards at Glin Pier and Kilteery and no doubt this year won’t be any different. For more info visit www.

St Patrick’s Day Draw: Glin Rovers FC Lotto Draw Announcement – 18th March 2023. There will be a bumper draw for €10,000 in the Glin Rovers club Lotto draw on the 18th March 2023. €10,000 will be put into a special draw where there will be 1 winner of that amount on the night. The €10,000 will be won by someone who buys a ticket the week of the draw for the 18th March 2023. Our weekly general Lotto jackpot will then drop to €20,000 until it too is won. NOTE: The St. PATRICKs weekend €10,000 draw will take place providing our weekly Lotto of €30,000 is not won in the meantime. More details to follow.

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 Monday nights. Don’t miss out, Play before 7pm. To play visit  

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