Glin Defibrillator Group.

Cost of Cardiac First Responder course being kept at very competitive rate of E25 to encourage more to complete same. “The need is real, the time is now”. Contact Marie on 086 8691821 to put your name down for a course.image

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Glin Tidy Towns

More weeding, clearing, planting and watering this evening. Thanks to all who turned up, every little bit helps to keep Glin looking presentable 🌸🌼🌺

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Glin Tidy Towns out and about on their Wednesday Cleanup

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Parish Newsletter: 6th/7th July, 2019.

Parish Newsletter – 6th/7th July 2019: 14th Sunday of Ordinary Time                                           

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Mary Hogan

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Margaret Hogan

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Paul Curley

                           Sunday 11.00 am Mass: Eva O Connor

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                              Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan, Aoibhe McCarthy

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley

                                               Sunday: Sean Maharg, Breean & Síona Cunningham

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

Glin Development will commence work on the playground extension in the Town Park within the next few week. Two new pieces of equipment will be added, a carousel and a very elaborate castle piece with a huge variety of activities for all ages. The development would like to thank West Limerick Resources for their generous grant and Glin Development themselves are also contributing a sizable amount of money to the project. 

The Colleen Bawn: To commemorate the 200th anniversary of the tragic murder of Ellen Hanley which took place on the Shannon Estuary near Glin, the play, the Colleen Bawn, will take place at Glin Castle on Mon Sept 9th. Dominic West, world renowned actor of the Wire, The Affair, and most recently Les Miserables, will play the leading role, joined by many local actors from the locality. A wine and cheese reception will welcome people to the castle and the Adare Gospel Choir will also be part of the programme.  Further details will be announced shortly and tickets will be on sale at the usual outlets.  Any enquiries contact members of Glin Development Association.

Glin Development are holding an Open Day at Glin Castle on Sunday August 25th.

Glin Pier: Foynes Yacht Club in conjunction with Glin Development are delighted to announce two new short term visitor moorings have been installed at the Pier.  The Development would like to thank Foynes Yacht Club for supplying and installing the moorings.

Glin Knights Cycling Club: The Glin Knight Sportive takes place on July 21 this year.  Registration takes place Saturday night before the cycle from 8.30pm to 9.30pm in Barretts Bar, Glin AND on the morning of the cycle at 8.30am in Barretts Bar with the cycle starting at 9.30am.  Registration is €25 for Cycling Ireland Members and €30 for NON members. Routes are either 80k or 110k – are you up for the challenge?  This years the fundraising is in aid of St. Fergus NS carpark/setdown area.  

The Annual Estuary Swim: takes place this year on Saturday, July 27. All funds raised go to The Neonatal Unit UHL and The Local Arts Project. Sponsorship cards are now available from Maria Geoghegan and Eoin Ryan. A huge thanks to Limerick County Council for their continual support in this unique event every year.

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

Glin-Tri:  This year The Glin Sprint Triathlon is on Saturday, September 7. As places fill fast for this popular event register now with www.triathlonireland.com  Looking forward to meeting you all on the day.

Well done: Well done to former GB Rover players Cillian Mulvihill, Tom Healy their team and staff at U13 Limerick FC who have made it through to the Elite Phase.  The team now face upcoming matches against Bohemian Football Club, Klub Kildare, Shamrock Rovers, Cork City and Galway.  

GAA Bucket Collection: will be held on the weekend of the August Bank Holiday, 3rd, 4th & 5th August.  Proceeds from this collection will be shared with St. Fergus’ National School and will go towards the new Parking/Set Down Area.  All help with this collection greatly appreciated. 

St. Fergus’ National School: As the school Summer Holidays begin, the Board of Management of St. Fergus’ National School, would like to express it’s sincerely thanks to the people of Glin for their immense generosity towards the recent door to door collection for the new school carpark/set down area. Míle buíochas to those who collected and especially to members of the community and beyond for their time, effort and support in this fund raising endeavour. The total amount raised through this collection to date is €16,484.45.  The remaining work on the new school car park/set down area will be conducted by Paddy Healy Construction in the coming weeks. It is envisaged that the new drop off/collection system will be in place for the opening of the new school year 2019/2020. 

Happy Holidays to all! 

Desmond Cup Semi Final: Glin Rovers A V Abbey Utd or NCW.  Sunday, July 7 at 6pm at Clonreask.  Best of luck to A team players and management.   All support welcome.

Glin Pier:  The Lifeguards will return to duty at Glin Pier on Monday, July 1 for the summer season. We thank Limerick Co. Council for providing this invaluable service. 

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The toddler group is now closed for the summer holidays.  We will return in September.  There is a new WhatsApp Group set up, if you wish to have your name added to this group please send a message to the Glin Baby & Toddler Group Facebook page with your mobile number and you will be added. 

Fibre Broadband: now available in Glin.  Everyone can now get 100MB rather than the current 20MB.  You must ask your provider to connect you to the fibre as most people still have a copper line to the telephone pole.  Ask your neighbour to ask for access too, the more that ask the quicker its done.

Newsletter: Please note that this is the final newsletter for the summer.  It will be available again in September.  Thanking you.

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Parish Newsletter: 29th/30th June

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

29th/30th June 2019: 13th Sunday of Ordinary Time

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Eufrocina Clemente

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Nodlaig Adams

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara

                           Sunday 11.00 am Mass: Margaret Hogan

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Alison Hogan, Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor,

Michaela Regan                 Sunday: Katie & Lucie Fitzell & Lucie Ryan

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                               Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan, Aoibhe McCarthy

Corpus Christi Procession: will be held this Sunday 30th June after 11.00 a.m. Mass

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

Thank you from Fr. Crawford to Glin Parish Community: The Golden Jubilee Mass was a wonderful experience.  It was an impressive Liturgy from start to finish and touched the hearts and minds of everybody.  I do want to say “Thank You” to the Pastoral Council members who organised the day’s events and designed in detail the various elements of the Liturgy.  The Organist & Choir – which included a big contingent of pupils and teachers from the Parish Schools – excelled themselves.  The Readers, Mass Servers and Soloist, Emelia Costello – deserve special mention.  The “Welcoming Group” extended a Cead Mile Failte to all the guests and visitors from other Parishes on behalf of the People of Glin.  Later we were all treated to a first class meal in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall.  It was an impressive performance and enjoyed by all.  Thanks to the Comhaltas Group who created a lovely atmosphere.  On behalf of my family members who were present I wish to thank you sincerely for a Day to Remember.  My congratulations to one and all.  Go raibh mile maith agaibh.  From Fr. Tom Crawford.

Glin Knights Cycling Club: The Glin Knight Sportive takes place on July 21 this year.  Registration takes place Saturday night before the cycle from 8.30pm to 9.30pm in Barretts Bar, Glin AND on the morning of the cycle at 8.30am in Barretts Bar with the cycle starting at 9.30am.  Registration is €25 for Cycling Ireland Members and €30 for NON members. Routes are either 80k or 110k – are you up for the challenge?  This years the fundraising is in aid of St. Fergus NS carpark/setdown area.  

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The toddler group has now closed for the summer holidays.  Thank you to everyone that came every week and especially to all the mums that took it in turns to open the group each week.  Without the continued support of those attending we would not be able to operate.  There is a new WhatsApp Group set up, if you wish to have your name added to this group please send a message to the Glin Baby & Toddler Group Facebook page with your mobile number and you will be added.  Wishing everyone a wonderful summer holiday and a special mention to those smaller folk that have now moved onto preschool, we wish you all the very best for your futures.  You will be missed.  Stay safe and see you in September.

Retirement: Wishing Jean Culhane a very happy retirement having taught in Limerick, Glin & Foynes.

The Annual Estuary Swim: takes place this year on Saturday, July 27. All funds raised go to The Neonatal Unit UHL and The Local Arts Project. Sponsorship cards are now available from Maria Geoghegan and Eoin Ryan. A huge thanks to Limerick County Council for their continual support in this unique event every year.

Sunday the 23rd June 2019 will remain a memorable day for the parish of Glin for years to come.  

Glin Parish Pastoral Council hosted a wonderful celebration for the Jubilee starting with mass at 1 pm and then an evening of food, music and song in the community hall, Ceol Corbrai.  Mass was celebrated by Fr. Tom Crawford , Canon O’Keeffe, Fr. Tim Curtin, Fr Austin McNamara, and Fr. Sean O’Longaigh, in the presence of his brothers John, Andrew, Pat, & Liam & his sisters Catherine, Maura (Meade) Cork, Lena (Fox) Mitchelstown, and their extended families. Wonderful uplifting music  was provided by  our local Comhaltas group, and the Glin choir accompanied by organist,  Anne Horan.  The choir were joined by the children from both St. Fergus and Ballyguiltenane National Schools, and the wonderful angelic voice of local girl, Emelia Costello.  The church looked beautiful with the magnificent flower displays and twinkling lighted candles.  After mass the congregation moved up to Ceol Corbrai to continue the celebrations.  The Glin Mens Shed were on hand to direct parking and had worked hard to get the hall in ship shape for the event. A beautiful buffet was served which was supplied by James Stack of Wallace’s Bar and Restaurant, Glin.  James and his staff had it all under control and the food was delicious and plentiful.  Children’s food was provided by Shakeel of our local Glin Grub.  

The music, song and dance continued after eating and the Comhaltas once again entertained with wonderful Irish music and singers and dancers provided great entertainment.  Fr. Crawford cut his beautifully crafted cake and Marie McKenna, Chairperson of the Pastoral Council, made a presentation on behalf of the Businesses, clubs, schools and individuals of Glin to Fr. Crawford.   Thank you to everyone who came to the Jubilee on Sunday, it is a community coming together that puts energy and joy into such an occasion.  Glin Parish Pastoral Council would also like to thank everyone who helped out in whatever capacity to make the day the success that it turned out to be.  We thank Fr. Crawford for his devoted service and commitment to the priesthood for the last 50 years and we wish him health and happiness for his years ahead.  Thank you Fr. Crawford from Glin Parish Pastoral Council and all your parishioners in Glin. 

Glin Pier:  The Lifeguards will return to duty at Glin Pier on Monday, July 1 for the summer season. We thank Limerick Co. Council for providing this invaluable service. 

Wallace’s Bar Closed:   The bar officially closed on June 23. A statement released by proprietors James and Dorothy Stack read ” It’s with a heavy heart we have made the decision to close Wallace’s bar on Sunday 23rd of June. We would like to thank all our regular customers our family friends and especially our staff. Unfortunately with consistent decrease in business, drink driving laws and the increase in vat on food we can no longer keep going. Again we would like to personally thank our wonderful staff who we consider friends now, without them we would be closed a long time ago”   This is yet another blow to the village with Wallace’s Bar making it 3 businesses since January 2019 to close.  We wish James, Dorothy and their young family all the very best with their future endeavours and sincerely thank both them and their staff for the wonderful food, drink, music and many happy memories made within the premises over the past couple years.    

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Glin-Tri:  This year The Glin Sprint Triathlon is on Saturday,  September 7th . As places fill fast for this popular event register now with www.triathlonireland.com  Looking forward to meeting you all on the day.

Glin Pharmacy:  Many thanks to everyone that came to our coffee morning held on Friday the 21st June to celebrate our blood pressure day which also coincided with our 20% off throughout the store.

U14s Shannon Gaels: Congratulations to Shannon Gaels u14s who had a great win over neighbours Athea Monday two weeks ago. The Shannon Gaels now qualify for the County Semi Final. Well done.

Newsletter: Please note that next weekend will be the last newsletter for the summer.  It will be available again in September.  Thank you to all who submitted news events.

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Corpus Christi procession – Glin – Sunday 30th June.

Weather permitting the Corpus Christi procession will take place this Sunday. The route this year will proceed from Church Street down to the bottom of the Main Street, then turning beyond Sheila Culhane’s, keeping to the extreme right, pass Meades and the Oisin , up Mary Street and onto Cloverfield. After the celebration of Corpus Christi, tea biscuits and scones will be served in Cloverfield. Hopefully we will get good weather and we look forward to seeing a good representation on the day.

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Glin Tidy Towns

A beautiful evening to be out doing a clean up. We did a cleanup of the pier road entrance, the festival plot and weeded our the planters in the park. Thanks all. (Not everyone in photo).

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Golden Jubilee Celebration – Rev. Fr. Tom Crawford – Glin Parish.

Golden Jubilee Celebration- Rev. Fr. Tom Crawford – Glin Parish.

Sunday the 23rd June 2019 will remain a memorable day for the parish of Glin for years to come.

Glin Parish Pastoral Council hosted a wonderful celebration for the Jubilee starting with mass at 1 pm and then an evening of food, music and song in the community hall, Ceol Corbrai. Mass was celebrated by Fr. Tom Crawford , Canon O’Keeffe, Fr. Tim Curtin, Fr Austin McNamara, and Fr. Sean O’Longaigh, in the presence of his brothers John, Andrew, Pat, & Liam & his sisters Catherine, Maura (Meade) Cork, Lena (Fox) Mitchelstown, and their extended families. Wonderful uplifting music was provided by our local Comhaltas group, and the Glin choir accompanied by organist, Anne Horan. The choir were joined by the children from both Glin and Ballyguiltenane National Schools, and the wonderful angelic voice of local girl, Amelia Costello. The church looked beautiful with the magnificent flower displays, by Mary Horan Flowers, and twinkling lighted candles.

After mass the congregation moved up to Ceol Corbrai to continue the celebrations. The Glin Mens Shed were on hand to direct parking and had worked hard to get the hall in ship shape for the event. A beautiful buffet was served which was supplied by James Stack of Wallace’s Bar and Restaurant, Glin. James and his staff had it all under control and the food was delicious and plentiful. Children’s food was provided by Shakeel of our local Glin Grub.

The music, song and dance continued after eating and the Comhaltas once again entertained with wonderful Irish music and singers and dancers provided great entertainment. Fr. Crawford cut his beautifully crafted cake, by Maire McIntyre Baker, and Marie McKenna, Chairperson of the Pastoral Council, made a presentation on behalf of the Businesses, clubs and individuals

of Glin to Fr. Crawford. Thank you to everyone who came to the Jubilee on Sunday, it is a community coming together that puts energy and joy into such an occasion.

Glin Parish Pastoral Council would also like to thank everyone who helped out in whatever capacity to make the day the success that it turned out to be. We thank Fr. Crawford for his devoted service and commitment to the priesthood for the last 50 years and we wish him health and happiness for his years ahead. Thank you Fr. Crawford from Glin Parish Pastoral Council and all your parishioners in Glin.

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Parish Newsletter: 22nd/23rd June 2019.

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

22nd/23rd June 2019: Corpus Christi

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Marie Shine, Alice Moore

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: David Sheehan

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Annie Reidy & Eufrocina Clemente

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Eufrocina Clemente

                           Sunday 11.00 am Mass: Nodlaig Adams

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Ellen & Mary Moore & Keela Normile

                                             Sunday: Harry Fitzgerald, Breean Cunningham, Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O         Connor

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Alison Hogan, Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Michaela Regan                  Sunday: Katie & Lucie Fitzell & Lucie Ryan

Corpus Christi Procession: will be held on Sunday 30th June after 11.00 a.m. Mass

Congratulations to Fr. Crawford on the celebration of his Golden Jubilee. 

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

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Eucharistic Adoration every Friday from 10AM (after Mass) until 9PM. All are welcome to join the Adoration on an ad-hoc basis. There is a substitute list available for those who may not be available every Friday but would like to support the Adoration team. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact Mary Hogan (087 2414733) or Tommie McNamara (086-0401789).  Please remember to sign the register or (√) tick where your name is when you arrive (the register is available at the top of the Church beside the Choir’s Piano)

Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Golden Jubilee Celebration: Fr. Crawford celebrates his Golden Jubilee this Sunday 23rd June. Glin Parish Pastoral Council are hosting a celebration to honour this special occasion. Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on this Sunday 23rd June at 1pm (no 11 o’ clock mass).  Afterwards everyone is invited to a light buffet served in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There will be entertainment with music and song from our local Glin talent.  We extend a warm welcome to Fr. Crawford’s extended family and to Glin parishioners to attend the celebration and to help Fr. Crawford mark this auspicious occasion.   Thank you Fr. Crawford for your 50 years of devoted service and commitment to the priesthood. You have been a joyful witness to all. God bless you on your Golden Jubilee.  All are welcome to the celebration.

Going Strong Club: will be held in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall on Tuesday next the 25th June at 2.00 p.m.

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

Glin Tidy Town: Judging of towns has started.  Thank you to everyone that has ‘adopted a patch” outside your own premises.  This approach allows our village to stay looking beautiful.  We don’t have enough volunteers to take care of the entire village and surrounding areas but when everyone does a little bit it really helps.  Thanks to those that have volunteered over recent weeks and months.  Tidy Towns Volunteers meeting point: Car park near Tennis Court every Saturday morning at 11 am/Wednesday 8pm.  All welcome.  

Books for sale: at Paddy Hogan’s shop. €2 each or 3 books for €5 and children’s books €1.  All proceeds in aid of Glin Men’s Shed.  Great value.

Glin GAA: The intermediate footballers resume competitive action when they take on Rathkeale in the West intermediate semi-final this Thursday evening the 27th June in Ballyhahill.  Time to be confirmed.  Best of luck to all concerned.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Glin-Tri:  This year The Glin Sprint Triathlon is on Saturday,  September 7th . As places fill fast for this popular event register now with www.triathlonireland.com  Looking forward to meeting you all on the day.

Glin Tennis Club Registration: thank you to everyone that registered.  There was great interest and we thank you very much.  Coach Bryan will be back this Summer…watch this space for dates.

Drive in Movies: Foynes will host the first ever American Retro Drive-In Movie event which will take place on July 6 and 7 as part of the entertainment to mark the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum.  

PRAYER:

Lord God, you draw and welcome us,
emptied of pride and hungry for grace,
to this your kingdom feast.
Nowhere can we find the food for which our souls cry out
but here, Lord at your table.
Invigorate and nourish us, good Lord,
that in and through this Bread and Wine
your love may meet us and your life complete us
in the power and glory of your kingdom. Amen

Newsletter: Please note that all notices for the newsletter are to be placed in the locked black box in Paddy Hogan’s shop or email:glencorbry.ias@eircom.net by 12.00 noon on Thursday with name and contact details. 

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council…mass time change.

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Limerick.ie #ourcouncil/ourstories

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Conor🏆Sheahan⚽️League🎖2019

Thanks to Conor & Jackie!

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Parish Newsletter: 15th/16th June 2019

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

15th/16th June 2019: Trinity Sunday.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Grace Fitzgerald

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: John Healy

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. John Prendergast

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: David Sheehan

             Golden Jubilee Mass Sunday 1.00 pm Mass: Annie Reidy & Eufrocina Clemente

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly & Luke Buckley

                                             Sunday: Sean Maharg, Síona & Breean Cunningham

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Ellen Moore, Mary Moore & Keela Normile

                                               Sunday: Colm MacNamara, Harry Fitzgerald & Breean Cunningham

Corpus Christi Procession: will be held on Sunday 30th June after 11.00 a.m. Mass

Golden Jubilee Mass: Sunday 23rd June at 1.00 p.m.  Please note no 11.00 a.m. Mass on this day.

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

Eucharistic Adoration: Weekly Eucharistic Adoration every Friday from 10AM (after Mass) until 9PM. All are welcome to join the Adoration on an ad-hoc basis. There is a substitute list available for those who may not be available every Friday but would like to support the Adoration team. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact Tommie @ 086-0401789  Please remember to sign the register or (√) tick where your name is when you arrive (the register is available at the top of the Church beside the Choir’s Piano).  There will also be an inaugural Mass to formally launch Adoration in the parish on Saturday 22nd June @ 7PM, Mass will be followed by Benediction and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 8PM. All Eucharistic adorers and family members are invited to attend.

Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Golden Jubilee Celebration: Fr. Tom Crawford will celebrate his Golden Jubilee in June 2019. To mark this momentous occasion, Glin Parish Pastoral Council will host a celebration. Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Sunday 23rd June at 1pm (no 11 o’ clock mass).  Afterwards there will be a light buffet served in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There will be entertainment with music and song from our local Glin talent.  We would like to extend a warm welcome to Fr. Crawford’s extended family and to our Glin parishioners to attend the celebration and to help Fr. Crawford mark this auspicious occasion.   Thank you Fr. Crawford for your 50 years of devoted service and commitment to the priesthood. You have been a joyful witness to all.
God bless you on your Golden Jubilee.  All are welcome and we are looking forward to the celebration.

Volunteers: On Wednesday the 19th June there will be a cleaning of the inside of the Church, starting at 2.00 p.m.  If you would like to volunteer please come to the Church, even a half hour of your time would be appreciated.  If you could bring a hoover with you that would be very useful, the more hoovers the quicker it will be done.  It is hoped that the Church will be hoovered, the seats dusted, the gallery cleaned & hoovered and the area around the Altar hoovered and cleaned.  The crying rooms cleaned and hoovered.  If any men are free they could push back the seats to make the hoovering easier.

Adapt House: wish to thank those who contributed to their Church Gate Collection on the 8th/9th June.  A total of €510.35 was collected.

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

Glin Tidy Town: Judging of towns has started.  Thank you to everyone that has ‘adopted a patch” outside your own premises.  This approach allows our village to stay looking beautiful.  We don’t have enough volunteers to take care of the entire village and surrounding areas but when everyone does a little bit it really helps.  Thanks to those that have volunteered over recent weeks and months.  Tidy Towns Volunteers meeting point: Car park near Tennis Court every Saturday morning at 11 am/Wednesday 8pm.  All welcome.  

Books for sale: at Paddy Hogan’s shop. €2 each or 3 books for €5 and children’s books €1.  All proceeds in aid of Glin Men’s Shed.  Great value.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Glin-Tri:  This year The Glin Sprint Triathlon is on Saturday,  September 7th . As places fill fast for this popular event register now with www.triathlonireland.com  Looking forward to meeting you all on the day.

Glin Going Strong: Church gate collection takes place June 15th and 16th.  

Glin Tennis Club Registration: thank you to everyone that registered last weekend.  There was great interest and we thank you very much.  Coach Bryan will be back this Summer…watch this space for dates.

Drive in Movies: Foynes will host the first ever American Retro Drive-In Movie event which will take place on July 6 and 7 as part of the entertainment to mark the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum.  

Newsletter: Please note that all notices for the newsletter are to be placed in the locked black box in Paddy Hogan’s shop or email:glencorbry.ias@eircom.net by 12.00 noon on Thursday with name and contact details. 

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Glin Tidy Towns Adjudication.

Thank you to all our TT volunteers who have helped out to date and who continue on a weekly basis to volunteer one hour of their time on Wednesday’s and Saturday’s.

The Adjudication for 2019 will commence on Saturday June 8th and will run up to Saturday August 4th. TidyTowns Adjudicators will visit Glin to see our hard work at any point throughout that period. Glin TT are delighted at how well Glin is looking and hopefully we can keep up this momentum. Lots of properties are being painted and beautiful window boxes are going on display. Thank you to everyone in Glin and the ‘adopt a patch’ is working well. If home/business owners keep an eye on their own properties, this will help enormously. We are limited with the number of volunteers and it’s not possible to cover all the areas in Glin.

Best of luck to Glin this summer for the Tidy Towns Awards. 🌸🌼🌚🌹🌷🌺

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Parish Newsletter: 8th/9th June 2019.

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

8th/9th June 2019: Pentecost Sunday.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Mary O Connor, Mary Hogan

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Annie Reidy

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: John Healy

                                           Sunday 11am: John Prendergast

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                             Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly & Luke Buckley

                                               Sunday: Sean Maharg, Síona & Breean Cunningham

Sympathy: Loughill Tradegy: Sincere condolences to all the families and friends that on the evening of May 30th lost loved ones in the tragic road accident that occurred outside Loughill village.  May They Rest in Peace.

Corpus Christi Procession: will be held on Sunday 30th June after 11.00 a.m. Mass

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

Eucharistic Adoration: Eucharistic Adoration: Our first weekly Eucharistic Adoration started last Friday 7th June and will continue every Friday until further notice. The following are the main guidelines for Adoration.

  1. Please be faithful to your Holy Hour with Jesus
  2. Please sign the register or (√) tick where your name is when you arrive
  3. Spiritual books are available to help you
  4. On the odd occasion when you cannot keep your appointment, arrange for someone else to take your place
  5. Your Coordinator is available to help should any difficulties arise

There will also be an inaugural Mass to formally launch Adoration in the parish on Saturday 22nd June @ 7PM, Mass will be followed by Benediction and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 8PM. All Eucharistic adorers and family members are invited to attend.

All are welcome to join the Adoration on an ad-hoc basis. There is a substitute list available for those who may not be available every Friday but would like to support the Adoration team. If you would like to be added to this list, please contact Tommie @ 086-0401789

Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Golden Jubilee Celebration: Fr. Tom Crawford will celebrate his Golden Jubilee in June 2019. To mark this momentous occasion, Glin Parish Pastoral Council will host a celebration. Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Sunday 23rd June at 1pm (no 11 o’ clock mass).  Afterwards there will be a light buffet served in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There will be entertainment with music and song from our local Glin talent.  We would like to extend a warm welcome to Fr. Crawford’s extended family and to our Glin parishioners to attend the celebration and to help Fr. Crawford mark this auspicious occasion.   Thank you Fr. Crawford for your 50 years of devoted service and commitment to the priesthood. You have been a joyful witness to all.
God bless you on your Golden Jubilee.  All are welcome and we are looking forward to the celebration.

Glin Pier: Thank you to the life guards that done a great job over the bank holiday weekend.  The Lifeguards will now return to duty at Glin Pier on Monday, July 1 for the summer season. We thank Limerick Co. Council for providing this invaluable service. 

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

St. Fergus’ National School: will hold an Introductory Afternoon on Tuesday next the 11th June at 1.00 p.m.  for the new Junior Infants who will be starting school for the school year 2019/20.

Glin Tidy Town: Judging of towns starts on June 8th.  Thank you to everyone that has ‘adopted a patch” outside your own premises.  This approach allows our village to stay looking beautiful.  We don’t have enough volunteers to take care of the entire village and surrounding areas but when everyone does a little bit it really helps.  Thanks to those that have volunteered over recent weeks and months.  Tidy Towns Volunteers meeting point: Car park near Tennis Court every Saturday morning at 11 am/Wednesday 8pm.  All welcome.  

Books for sale: at Paddy Hogan’s shop. €2 each or 3 books for €5 and children’s books €1.  All proceeds in aid of Glin Men’s Shed.  Great value.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Glin-Tri:  This year The Glin Sprint Triathlon is on Saturday,  September 7th . As places fill fast for this popular event register now with www.triathlonireland.com  Looking forward to meeting you all on the day.

Glin Going Strong: Church gate collection takes place June 15th and 16th.  

Glin Tennis Club Registration: thank you to everyone that registered last weekend.  There was great interest and we thank you very much.  Coach Bryan will be back this Summer…watch this space for dates.

Drive in Movies: Foynes will host the first ever American Retro Drive-In Movie event which will take place on July 6 and 7 as part of the entertainment to mark the 30th anniversary of the opening of the Foynes Flying Boat and Maritime Museum.  

Prayer:

“Come Holy Spirit 
Make our ears to hear 
Make our eyes to see 
Make our mouths to speak 
Make our hearts to seek 
Make our hands to reach out 
And touch the world with your love.  AMEN.”  

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Swim🏊‍♀️Lessons🏊‍♂️& Water🌊Safety

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Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

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TT Clean Up – Sat 1 June

Tidy Towns Meeting at 11am at town Park … please wear vis vest – TT Health and Safety Policy … bring any gardening tools, brushes, etc. see ye later 🌞💪👍

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Parish Newsletter: 1st/2nd June 2019.

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

1st/2nd June 2019: 7th Sunday of Easter.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O’Brien

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Nicola Cunningham

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Saoirse Culhane

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane

                                           Sunday 11am: Annie Reidy

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Michaela Regan, Alison & Marissa Hogan                    Sunday: Lucie Ryan, Katie & Julie Fitzell

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                               Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

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

Eucharistic Adoration: As a reminder, we will begin Eucharistic Adoration next Friday 7th June at 10AM (after Mass) and finish at 9PM and continue every Friday after that until further notice. The following are the main guidelines for Adoration.

  1. Please be faithful to your Holy Hour with Jesus
  2. Please sign the register or (√) tick where your name is when you arrive
  3. Spiritual books are available to help you
  4. On the odd occasion when you cannot keep your appointment, arrange for someone else to take your place
  5. Your Coordinator is available to help should any difficulties arise

The inaugural Mass scheduled for Saturday 8th June @ 7PM has been postponed, a new date will be communicated shortly.

Glin Library will be closed on Tuesday and Wednesday 4th and 5th of June.

Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Golden Jubilee Celebration: Fr. Tom Crawford will celebrate his Golden Jubilee in June 2019. To mark this momentous occasion, Glin Parish Pastoral Council will host a celebration. Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Sunday 23rd June at 1pm (no 11 o’ clock mass).  Afterwards there will be a light buffet served in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There will be entertainment with music and song from our local Glin talent.  We would like to extend a warm welcome to Fr. Crawford’s extended family and to our Glin parishioners to attend the celebration and to help Fr. Crawford mark this auspicious occasion.   Thank you Fr. Crawford for your 50 years of devoted service and commitment to the priesthood. You have been a joyful witness to all.
God bless you on your Golden Jubilee.  All are welcome and we are looking forward to the celebration.

Glin GAA Bord n nOg Annual Sunday morning academy will start up this Sunday morning June 1st in the field at 10am for an hour.  Boys/girls of ages up to U10 catered for and this will be a skills/fun based session. We will try run it off before school ends in June. The past few years have proved a great success for the academy. On the final morning all children will be given a club t-shirt and some refreshments. We will have t-shirts to try on for size for ordering purposes. Hope to see everyone on Sunday at 10am. 

Glin Pier: Lifeguards are on duty at Glin Pier this weekend Friday, May 31 to Monday, June 2.  Lifeguard times on duty: Friday approx 12.30pm until 7pm. Saturday approx 1.30pm -9pm. Sunday and Monday approx 2.30pm-10pm.  Lifeguards are back on duty Monday, July 1 for the summer season. We thank Limerick Co. Council for providing this invaluable service. 

Books for sale: at Paddy Hogan’s shop. €2 each or 3 books for €5 and children’s books €1.  All proceeds in aid of Glin Men’s Shed.  Great value.

Congratulations: Well done to Jamie Fitzgerald on making the Limerick U20 panel and best of luck to the GAA team in the weeks ahead!

U13 Limerick FC Academy: Well done to Cillian Mulvihill, Tom Healy and their team on winning 8 straight consecutive matches.  The team are doing very well and constantly improving their talents with the help of manager Niall Connelly. 

Congratulations to Miriam O’Connor, who won Silver for Limerick in Girls Under 11 at Community Games National Finals over the weekend.  Well done Miriam, keep up the good work.

Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up: The longer evenings and fine weather has arrived and Tidy Towns will head out doing the weekly clean-up once more. Saturday mornings at 11 am and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for one hour.  All are welcome and the meeting place is Glin Town Park near the tennis court.  Please bring vis vest and any garden tools you have to hand.  Looking forward to seeing some new faces.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Water Safety Classes: Water Safety classes will be held at Glin Pier Monday, July 8 for the week and also Monday, August 5 for the week. Full details will follow later. Take note and avail of these classes to ensure the service is provided each year.

Glin Going Strong: Church gate collection takes place June 15th and 16th.  

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Glin Pier🏊‍♀️Lifeguards🏊‍♂️June🕐Times

Glin Pier: Lifeguards will be on duty at Glin Pier on the June Bank Holiday weekend, then RETURNING in July and August when swimmers from Glin and the surrounding areas enjoy the wonderful safe facilities on offer. Many events/activities are planned for the waterfront this summer, including the Estuary Swim and the Triathlon.

June weekend Lifeguard times on duty:

Friday approx 12.30 until 7

Saturday approx 1.30-9

Sunday and Monday approx 2.30-10

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Going☕Strong🎶27/5/19

Glin Going Strong Club: will be held in Ceol Corbrai on Monday 27th May at 2.00 p.m

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Conor Sheahan⚽️League🏆26/5/19

Conor Sheahan League 6pm Glin Rovers pitch 26/5/19. Jackie’s latest update:

Teams, fixtures and league table ready for the conor sheahan league this evening at 6 sharp. Any child that missed the last evening can still come along this evening.

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Glin Tidy Towns

Another few jobs off our list…and more to do. ‘Adopt a patch’ means everyone is responsible for outside their own properties… we don’t have enough volunteers to cover everything! Volunteers always welcome to Tidy Towns… Saturday mornings at 11am and Wednesday’s at 8pm. Turn up whenever you can. 👍. Thanks to Eoghan Ryan for his help this morning…

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Glin Tennis 🎾

REGISTRATION…..DATE CONFIRMED 🎾🎾🎾

SAT JUN 1

3 – 4 pm

Family rate E40

Adults E20

Students E10

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD..

We will have our coach Bryan back this Summer…watch this space for dates.

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Parish Newsletter: 25th/26th May 2019

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

25th/26th May, 2019: 6th Sunday of Easter.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Marie Shine, Alice Moore

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Paul Curley

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Jack Connolly, Clodagh Fitzgerald

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Nicola Cunningham

                                           Sunday 11am: Saoirse Culhane

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Keela Normile, Ellen & Mary Moore

                                                Sunday: Colm MacNamara, Ellen & Conor Fitzgerald

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Eadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Michaela Regan, Alison & Marissa Hogan

                                               Sunday: Lucie Ryan, Katie & Julie Fitzell

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

Eucharistic Adoration: Many thanks to the 60+ people who filled in the Invitation cards at the weekend Masses of the 18’th/19’th May. This was an excellent response. We will begin Eucharistic Adoration on Friday 7th June at 10AM (after Mass) and finish at 9PM and continue every Friday after that until further notice. Appointment cards will be sent out over the next few days to each individual adorer showing your allocated hour. There will also be an inaugural Mass to formally launch Adoration in the parish on Saturday 8th June @ 7PM, Mass will be followed by Benediction and Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament until 8PM. All Eucharistic adorers and family members are invited to attend.

Thank You: Fr. Crawford wishes to extend a big Thank You to those who contributed to the Easter Dues which amounted to €7,500.

St. Fergus’ National School: Volunteers will be calling to homes from Monday next the 27th May as part of our door to door fundraising collection for the school car park/set down area.  A receipt will be issued should you wish to make a donation at that time.  Alternatively you can drop your donation into the school office.  Thanking you for your support.

Glin Fairy Trail Family Fun Day: well done to all the committee members who on Sunday last provided a fun filled day with magic and make believe that many little fairies and knights will remember for many years to come. 

Glin Going Strong Club: will be held in Ceol Corbrai on Monday 27th May at 2.00 p.m.

GAA U10S: Well done to the U10s who Sunday last played in their 1st blitz of the year. They played St. Kierans in the 1st match and after a great battle lost out by the narrowest of margins. They then played Athea in the 2nd game which was a tight 1st half but they really got into their stride in the 2nd half and won well. They played very well overall and with some more training can improve! Well done to all the players.

Conor Sheahan League: The much anticipated league kicked off last Sunday evening at 6pm in Glin Rovers pitch.  It was lovely to see so many excited children’s faces from juniors right threw to 6th class all eager to take part.  Times and dates vary from week to week so please check on Glin Community News for up to date info. 

Books for sale: at Paddy Hogan’s shop. €2 each or 3 books for €5 and children’s books €1.  All proceeds in aid of Glin Men’s Shed.  Great value.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The schools are off on 31st May so there will be no group that Friday.  €3 entry and refreshments are provided.

Glin Tennis: New season, new net – Glin Tennis court is now open!  Very reasonable rates for the year: Family €40, Adult €20, Student €10.  Contact Marie at 086 8691821.  All welcome.

Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up: The longer evenings and fine weather has arrived and Tidy Towns will head out doing the weekly clean-up once more. Saturday mornings at 11 am and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for one hour.  All are welcome and the meeting place is Glin Town Park near the tennis court.  Please bring vis vest and any garden tools you have to hand.  Looking forward to seeing some new faces.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Best Wishes: wishing Paul Horan the very best in his new business.  ‘Pawls Boarding Kennels and Grooming Studio’ officially opened in Ballycullhane on May 21st. Good luck Paul. 

New Group: The newly formed “Mothers & Others” Group is now in its second week of training.  New members always welcome at Ballyhahill GAA pitch.  Come along next Wednesday evening from 7pm to 8pm.  

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Conor⚽️Sheahan🏆League 2019

Conor Sheahan League 2019 starts Sunday 19th May.

Some memories below….

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Fairy🧚‍♂️Trail🧚‍♀️Fun Day 19/5/19

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Parish Newsletter: 18th/19th May 2019.

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

18th/19th May, 2019: 5th Sunday of Easter.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Grace Fitzgerald.

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Eva Fitzgerald

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Paul Curley

                                           Sunday 11am: John Connolly, Clodagh Fitzgerald

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley

                                                Sunday: Breean & Síona Cunningham, Sean Maharg

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Keela Normile, Ellen & Mary Moore

                                               Sunday: Colm MacNamara, Harry & Conor Fitzgerald

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

Parish Adoration: commencing shortly.  We welcome guest speakers to Glin at Masses this weekend.

Trócaire: the collection for Trócaire this year amounted to €507.  There was also a contribution of €400 made from Church Funds.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The group continues every Friday morning in Ceol Corbrai Hall during term time. €3 per family and refreshments for both adults and children are provided.  In recent weeks new toys have been purchased, please come along and see for yourself!! 

Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Golden Jubilee Celebration: Fr. Tom Crawford will celebrate his Golden Jubilee in June 2019. To mark this momentous occasion, Glin Parish Pastoral Council will host a celebration. Mass will be celebrated in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Glin on Sunday 23rd June at 1pm (no 11 o’ clock mass).  Afterwards there will be a light buffet served in Ceol Corbraí Hall. There will be entertainment with music and song from our local Glin talent.  We would like to extend a warm welcome to Fr. Crawford’s extended family and to our Glin parishioners to attend the celebration and to help Fr. Crawford mark this auspicious occasion.   Thank you Fr. Crawford for your 50 years of devoted service and commitment to the priesthood. You have been a joyful witness to all.
God bless you on your Golden Jubilee.  All are welcome and we are looking forward to the celebration.

Glin Tennis: New season, new net – Glin Tennis court is now open!  Very reasonable rates for the year: Family €40, Adult €20, Student €10.  Contact Marie at 086 8691821.  All welcome.

Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up: The longer evenings and fine weather has arrived and Tidy Towns will head out doing the weekly clean-up once more. Saturday mornings at 11 am and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for one hour.  All are welcome and the meeting place is Glin Town Park near the tennis court.  Please bring vis vest and any garden tools you have to hand.  Looking forward to seeing some new faces.

Glin Day Centre: are now currently delivering Meals on Wheels to the Loughill area. Anyone interested in availing of this service please contact Una on 068 26033 for further information.

Fairy Trail Family Fun Day: takes place on this Sunday 19th May at 1pm in the Church car park at the entrance to the Knights Walk in Glin.  Lots of Games, Fun and Light Refreshments.  Prize for the Best Dressed Fairy and Knight.!  Admission €5, please Support.  Hope to see all ye fairies and knights on the day!

Community Games: The Community Games Committee wish to thank everyone who contributed to our recent church gate collection which amounted to €519.  We have 2 competitors in National competition next weekend in UL.  Miriam O Connor is competing in gymnastics and Harry FitzGerald in cross country running. We wish them both well.

St. Fergus National School Carpark/Set Down Area: As you may be aware, following lengthy “behind the scenes work” by the Parking Committee and the Board of Management of St. Fergus’ National School, construction has begun on the badly needed parking/set down area for the School.  We thank those members of our school and wider community who have put so much effort into getting this project off the ground.  Due to increasing pupil numbers and the traffic congestion this leads to, the Board of Management believe that this measure will help improve health and safety for pupils, staff, parents/guardians and the wider community, in particular at drop off and collection times.   Despite an appeal to the Department of Education & Skills, we have been unable to secure funding for this project from the Department.  Through CLÁR funding (€50,000) and an allocation from the General Maintenance Allocation Roads Project 2019 (€25,000) from Limerick City & County Council, we have received a total of €75,000.  The total cost of the project is approximately €145,000.   The balance of money needed has been secured through a parish loan.  This loan of €70,000 must be repaid to parish funds.  Monies repaid by August 2019 will be interest free.  Subsequent balance to be repaid will be subject to a 5% interest rate as specified by the Limerick Diocesan Office.  In an effort to reduce the loan balance of €70,000 and avoid paying large amounts of interest we are seeking the assistance of parishioners through a door to door collection. Thanking you for your continued support and generosity.

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

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Cuckoo at the Glin Knights Walk …

The CUCKOO has landed at Glin Knights Walk:

Turn up the volume….

The cuckoo comes in April

He sings his song in May

In June he changes his tune

And in July he flies away

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Glin Development Association Ltd.

Glin Public Realm – Part 8 – Planning Consultation hosted by Limerck City and County Council.

Glin Library…..

Monday 13th – 4pm to 7pm

Re – public realm improvements to Main St Glin and the N69.

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Glin Development Association Ltd…

Glin Public Realm – Part 8 – Planning Consultation hosted by Limerck City and County Council.

Glin Library…..

Monday 13th – 4pm to 7pm

Re – public realm improvements to Main St Glin and the N69.

All welcome.

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Parish Newsletter: 11th/12th May 2019.

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

11th/12th May, 2019: 4th Sunday of Easter.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Mary Hogan

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Margaret Hogan

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Mary Culhane

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara

                                           Sunday 11am: Eva Fitzgerald

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                                Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley

                                               Sunday: Breean & Síona Cunningham, Sean Maharg

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

Eucharistic Adoration: A Presenter from the Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Committee for Limerick will give a talk at both Masses on the weekend of 18/19th May.  All are most welcome. 

First Holy Communion:  Congratulations to the pupils of both Primary Schools in the parish who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The group continues every Friday morning in Ceol Corbrai Hall during term time. €3 per family and refreshments for both adults and children are provided.  In recent weeks new toys have been purchased, please come along and see for yourself!! 

Glin GAA: are holding a bucket collection at Whit Weekend with proceeds of same being divided between the GAA and St. Fergus’ National School Parking/Set Down Area Fund.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Glin Tennis: New season, new net – Glin Tennis court is now open!  Very reasonable rates for the year: Family €40, Adult €20, Student €10.  Contact Marie at  086 8691821.  All welcome.

Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up: The longer evenings and fine weather has arrived and Tidy Towns will head out doing the weekly clean-up once more. Saturday mornings at 11 am and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for one hour.  All are welcome and the meeting place is Glin Town Park near the tennis court.  Please bring vis vest and any garden tools you have to hand.  Looking forward to seeing some new faces.

Public Meeting: A public meeting will be held on Monday 13th May from 4pm to 7pm in the Library.  This meeting will give people the opportunity to view and discuss the Limerick County Council’s proposed plans for Glin Square.  See reverse side.

Glin Day Centre: are now currently delivering Meals on Wheels to the Loughill area. Anyone interested in availing of this service please contact Una on 068 26033 for further information.

GLIN CASTLE HOSTS THE RARE AND SPECIAL PLANT FAIR: on this Sunday, May 12 from 10am – 5pm.  Adults €6 Kids free (U’12) The Rare and Special Plant Fair was established in 2001 with the assistance of Bord Bia, to ensure that the gardening public has an opportunity to purchase rare and difficult to source plants, while at the same time visit a garden of note that they may not otherwise visit. Over 40 stalls of rare and unusual plants.  Expert advice from the growers.  Food and refreshment stalls.  Free plant creche and porter service available. Glin Castle tours available.  Free car parking.

Fairy Trail Family Fun Day: takes place on next Sunday 19th May at 1pm in the Church car park at the entrance to the Knights Walk in Glin.  Lots of Games, Fun and Light Refreshments.  Prize for the Best Dressed Fairy and Knight.!  Admission €5, please Support.  Hope to see all ye fairies and knights on the day!

Children’s Summer Camps 2019:  The Shannon Gaels Cúl Camp will take place in Gerald Griffins GAA pitch in Ballyhahill from Monday July 29th – Friday August 2nd. Book online at kelloggsculcamps.gaa.ie.  Soccer Camp: The Fai Summer Soccer camp is now open.  Book early to avoid disappointment. Visit www.summersoccerschools.ie for dates and locations. 

Unruly behaviour: There are recent reports of unruly and unacceptable behaviour around our village over the bank holiday weekend. A second report was made of individuals lighting a fire on the Knights Walk over the weekend. Please be vigilant and report any unacceptable behaviour to our local Garda or Glin Development.

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Glin Tennis

Thank you to Glin Development for facilitating the CE Scheme and Denis and Joe Mulcahy for the grass cutting at the Glin Tennis Court. Registration will be in early June….watch this space 🎾🎾

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Glin Tidy Towns – Cleanup date…Sat 11th

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Glin Tidy Towns – Election poster free…

Glin is a poster free zone! The N69 is awash with posters now and it’s refreshing to see Glin poster free. Thank you to all the candidates and especially our local nomination Cllr John Sheahan for respecting the environment and keeping Glin poster free. Let’s hope the posters are taken down ASAP after elections.

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A Preview of Glin Castle 🌳Gardens🌺

The video below is of Glin Castle Gardens described by Catherine FitzGerald, Madam Olda FitzGerald and Tom Wall.

This video was created by http://www.nowness.com

 

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Tour Glin Castle🏰 & 🌺Gardens🌳 with Catherine FitzGerald & Dominic West

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Rare & Special 🍃Plant🌺 Fair

Thanks to @nestafitzgerald for illustration.

Date for the diary in association with @bordbia.

Rare&SpecialPlantFair

#irishgardens #familyday #Crafts #Castletours @ Glin Castle

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Parish Newsletter: 4th & 5th May 2019.

                                          

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

4th/5th May, 2019: 3rd Sunday of Easter.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week

Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: David Sheehan

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m. Nodlaig Adams

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Margaret Hogan

                                           Sunday 11am: Mary Culhane

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday: Éadaoin MacNamara, Miriam O Connor, Michaela Regan, Alison & Marissa Hogan                   Sunday: Lucie Ryan, Katie & Julie Fitzell

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Darragh, Orlaith & Fearghal Leahy

                                               Sunday: Olivia Palys, Ava Hogan & Aoibhe McCarthy

Deaths: Sympathy is extended to the family of Mrs. Margaret Walshe, Marian Place, Glin who passed away recently.  May she rest in peace.

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

Eucharistic Adoration: A Presenter from the Diocesan Eucharistic Adoration Committee for Limerick will give a talk at both Masses on the weekend of 18/19th May.  All are most welcome. 

First Holy Communion:  Congratulations to the pupils of both Primary Schools in the parish who received their First Holy Communion on Saturday.

Glin Baby & Toddler Group: The group continues every Friday morning in Ceol Corbrai Hall during term time. €3 per family and refreshments for both adults and children are provided.  In recent weeks new toys have been purchased, please come along and see for yourself!! 

Glin GAA: are hold a bucket collection at Whit Weekend with proceeds of same being divided between the GAA and St. Fergus’ National School.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

Local Butcher’s Shop:  We bid a sad farewell to Seamus and Suzanne Lynch from their local business.  The shop closed its doors last Saturday and we wish them every happiness with their future plans. 

Coffee Morning: held on Sunday 14th April – Joan & Kathleen Sheehy on behalf of Deel Animal Action Group would like to say a massive Thank You to everyone who helped out in any way for their recent Coffee Morning in Barretts.  It was a huge success and we are all amazed at the amount of €1,500 which was raised.  We did not expect anything like this amount.  We hope we raised awareness of this group who rescue and rehome stray cats, dogs etc and as a result of neutering, microchipping etc have huge bills.  So thanks to everyone who supported in anyway as this amount will help reduce their vet and kennel costs.

ICA: meeting in Cloverfield Daycare Centre on Friday 10th May at 7.30 p.m.  New members welcome.

Glin Tennis: New season, new net – Glin Tennis court is now open!  Very reasonable rates for the year: Family €40, Adult €20, Student €10.  Contact Marie at  086 8691821.  All welcome.

Glin Tidy Towns – weekly clean-up: The longer evenings and fine weather has arrived and Tidy Towns will head out doing the weekly clean-up once more. Saturday mornings at 11 am and Wednesday evenings at 8pm for one hour.  All are welcome and the meeting place is Glin Town Park near the tennis court.  Please bring vis vest and any garden tools you have to hand.  Looking forward to seeing some new faces.

Public Meeting: A public meeting will be held on Monday 13th May from 5pm to 7pm in the Library.  This meeting will give people the opportunity to view and discuss the Limerick County Council’s proposed plans for Glin Square.

Glin Day Centre: are now currently delivering Meals on Wheels to the Loughill area. Anyone interested in availing of this service please contact Una on 068 26033 for further information.

GLIN CASTLE HOSTS THE RARE AND SPECIAL PLANT FAIR: on next Sunday, May 12 from 10am – 5pm.  Adults €6 Kids free (U’12) The Rare and Special Plant Fair was established in 2001 with the assistance of Bord Bia, to ensure that the gardening public has an opportunity to purchase rare and difficult to source plants, while at the same time visit a garden of note that they may not otherwise visit. Over 40 stalls of rare and unusual plants.  Expert advice from the growers.  Food and refreshment stalls.  Free plant creche and porter service available. Glin Castle tours available.  Free car parking.

Fairy Trail Family Fun Day: takes place on Sunday 19th May at 1pm in the Church car park at the entrance to the Knights Walk in Glin.  Lots of Games, Fun and Light Refreshments.  Prize for the Best Dressed Fairy and Knight.!  Admission €5, please Support.  Hope to see all ye fairies and knights on the day!

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Urgent Meeting – Water 🏊‍♀️Safety 🏊‍♂️Swim Classes

Sunday 28th April 2019

There is a very important meeting today SUNDAY at 3pm in Foynes .

The future of the water safety swim classes in GLIN is at stake. We need as much support as we can from concerned Glin families who take their children for water safety classes in Glin. The meeting takes place at 3 at the Firestation in Foynes. Your support and attendance is vital for the continuation of this facility in Glin. PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD. THANKS 🏊‍♀🏊‍♂🏊‍♀🏊‍♂🏊‍♀🏊‍♂🏊‍♀🏊‍♂

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TLC5 – Glin Tidy Towns

What a fantastic turnout! A beautiful sunny day in Glin as a huge team including Glin Men’s Shed did a tour of Glin’s roads and townlands and filled a huge amount of bags with rubbish. All of limerick and county were out today doing their bit to keep Limerick litter free. Thank you to everyone who volunteered (not all in photos) and helped to keep Glin litter free. Thanks to Team Limerick Clean-Up for organising the event and supplying the equipment.

Also thanks to the JP McManus Fund and Mr Binman. #litterloutsout #keepGlinclean. Until next year…..TLC6🤞🐣

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Glin Tidy Towns – TLC5

What a great morning for the Team Limerick Cleanup 🌞🌞

  • Hoping to see a good turnout outside the Library at 10am.
  • Bags, gloves and vis vests available and a limited number of litter pickers (please bring one handed out from previous years if you have one).
  • Please be careful and work in twos
  • CHILDREN must be accompanied by adults and kept away from busy roads.
  • All rubbish collected must be in the official TLC bags and returned to the Library for Collection by Mr Binman later today.
  • Safety first and thank you in advance

KEEPING GLIN LITTER FREE ⚠️

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Free workshop on Sustainable Waste – Kilcornan.

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Team Limerick Cleanup – Glin – safety statement ⚠️

Team Limerick Clean Up – Glin

Time – 10 am on Good Friday

Meeting Place – Courthouse/Library.

Bags, gloves, and a limited amount of litter pickers available (please bring ones handed out in previous years)

NB… Health and Safety Statement below ….please read and be familiar with content.

Looking forward to a good turnout on the day…and weather looking very promising 🌞🌞

General Conditions*

• What to do in the event of an emergency

• They should not put themselves or any other person at risk during any Team Limerick Clean-Up event

• If they think a littered area is too dangerous for them, it is, and they should not clean in that area

• Not to work alone. Always work in a group of minimum 2 volunteers

• That there is a minimum number of 2 charged mobile phones available per group

• Not to climb and not use ladders

• To keep gates closed and avoid cleaning up natural materials such as logs, stones and weeds

I agree to the above conditions

Equipment*

• To use the safety equipment provided – gloves and high vis jackets

• To use the TLC warning signage – store this signage for future use

• To wear hi-visibility clothing and place warning signs at either end of the stretch of road while work is in progress

• To return any excess litter pickers, supplies signage to their group leader for future use.

I agree to the above conditions

Children*

• Children involved in all TLC events are the responsibility of their parents or guardians or a ‘responsible adult’ nominated by parent/guardian

• A minimum of 2 ‘responsible adults’ should always be present with any group of children (max 10 children per group)

• That children under 16 should not pick up litter by the roadside

I agree to the above conditions

First Aid & Hygiene*

• The location of the first aid for their group

• To wash hands before and after handling litter

• Cuts or grazes should be carefully covered up before the clean-up event with waterproof plasters

• Once the clean-up is completed, gloves should be removed and hands should be washed thoroughly in hot water before eating or drinking

I agree to the above conditions

Water*

• Not to plan their clean-up near deep mud, steep, slippery or crumbling banks, or polluted water

I agree to the above conditions

Road*

• That all relevant/appropriate rules of the road must be followed at all times and to work in the direction of traffic

• That motorways and all access slip roads to motorways are out of bounds

• Not to go on roundabouts

• To work on footpaths and verges with a 60 KM per hour speed limit or below

I agree to the above conditions

Consent*

I consent to be contacted via text about the TLC Campaign. I consent to my name being listed as a volunteer on the TLC Campaign. I consent to the use of my groups’ photo in TLC related social media, broadcast and print material. I consent that I am fully responsible for the volunteers in my group.

I accept

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Glin Knights Walk – leave no trace 👣

Some beautiful flora appearing at GLIN KNIGHTS WALK – Leave no trace 👣

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Parish Newsletter: 13th/14th April 2019.

Parish Newsletter                                            

Church of the Immaculate Conception,

Glin, Co. Limerick.

Fr. Tom Crawford 068-26897/087-2218078

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

13th/14th April 2019: Palm Sunday

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week: (Easter Saturday & Easter Sunday 20th & 21st April)

Vigil Mass 8.00 p.m.: Mary O Brien, Mary Hogan, Mike Fennell, Michael O Connor

Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Alice O Shaughnessy, Sean Flanagan

Holy Thursday: John Culhane, Mary Hogan

Good Friday: Marie McKenna, Grace Fitzgerald

Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Ciara Shine

                                          Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Eufrocina Clemente

Holy Thursday: Margaret Hogan

Good Friday: Nodlaig Adams & John Prendergast

Readers for next week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane & John Healy

                                           Sunday 11am: Annie Reidy

Altar Servers This Week: Saturday:  Darragh, Fearghal & Orlaith Leahy

                                             Sunday: Zuzia Palys, Olivia Palys.

Holy Thursday: Katie & Julie Fitzell

Good Friday: Breean & Síona Cunningham

Altar Servers Next Week: Saturday: Jack Adams, Donnadh Daly, Luke Buckley

                                             Sunday: Breean Cunningham, Sionna Cunningham & Sean Maharg

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

Holy Week/Easter Services as follows:

Monday 15th April:       Mass at 10.00 a.m. & Confessions

Tuesday 16th April:       Mass at 10.00 a.m. & Confessions

Wednesday 17th :           Mass at 10.00 a.m. & Confessions

Mass of Chrism in St. John’s Cathedral, Limerick at 7.30 p.m. The Holy Oils are used for Baptism, Confirmation and for the sick.

Thursday 18th April:     Evening Mass of The Lord’s Supper at 7.00 p.m. and Holy Hour will follow.

Friday 19th April:          Celebration of the Lord’s Passion at 3.00 p.m.

Alternative: Good Friday: Meditation on the Passion of Our Lord: The Knights Walk at 4pm. Stations of the Cross led by Fr. Crawford.

                                        Stations of the Cross at 7.00 p.m.

Saturday 20th April:       Blessing of Food at 12.00 – The Polish Community

Saturday 20th April:       Easter Vigil Mass begins at 8.00 p.m. with the Easter Fire.

Sunday 21st April:          Easter Sunday Mass at 11.00 a.m.

Notes in Local Papers: If you would like a note in The Observer or The Limerick Leader please email your notes to glinnotes@gmail.com by 7pm Sunday night to ensure publication for the coming week.

Enrolment forms: Applications for enrolment for the school year 2019/2020 are now available from both our Primary Schools.

Glin Tennis: New season, new net -Glin Tennis court is now open!  Very reasonable rates for the year: Family €40, Adult €20, Student €10.  Contact Marie at 086 8691821.  All welcome

St. Fergus’ National School Bake Sale: the pupils of 5th & 6th class held a bake sale at St. Fergus’ NS last Wednesday 10th April to raise funds for the Car Park/Set Down Area.  The amount raised came to €909.45.  Thank you to all for your generosity.

Save the Date: Fr. Crawford will be celebrating his Golden Jubilee this year.  To honour such a milestone in his life the Parish Pastoral Council will be hosting a community event in Ceol Corbrai Community Hall on Sunday 23rd June.  Please keep the date free to attend.  Further details later.

Congratulations: to Athea under 12’s basketball team who came first in division 3.  They beat Ballybunion on Tuesday night last 34-23.  It was a very tight game up until the last two quarters.  Well done to the management and player for their dedication throughout the year.  A special mention to our own Donnadh Daly who is on the team.

Team Limerick Clean Up – Good Friday – 10 am – Glin Library. Glin will be heading out on Good Friday morning to take part in the annual cleanup sponsored by the JP McManus Benevolent Fund. The event has seen over 360 tonnes of litter gathered from the streets by volunteers and event partner Mr. Binman since inception in 2015. Overall participation figures have passed the 60,000-mark and included over 550 volunteer groups from every town in Limerick last year……Are you in?  Bags and gloves and vis vests will be available to collect from Peg at the Library in advance, and outside the Library on Good Friday morning, beginning at 10 am. Please, if you have a litter picker, bring it along or give it to a neighbour if you are not available to help on Good Friday. All rubbish collected can then be brought back to the Library yard for Collection later by Mr Binman.

It is an obligation to us all to be litter aware and to report any sightings of rubbish and fly tipping. We are all volunteers doing the best we can to keep Glin litter free, to take pride in our beautiful town, and to shame the litter louts who think it is acceptable to dump rubbish on our roads and so casually throw litter from their cars and trucks.  CHILDREN must be accompanied by adults for safety and kept to quieter roads/areas.   Hoping for a good turnout from our community on Good Friday….YOUR PATCH, YOUR PRIDE.

Glin Tennis.  New season, new net….Glin Tennis court now open….

Anyone for Tennis?  Family – €40.  Adult – €20.  Student -€10

Contact Marie at 086 8691821.  All welcome.

Glin TriClub: We are delighted to inform you that we have rescheduled the 5K fun walk/run on the Knights Walk for Easter Monday 22nd April, starting at 10am from Glin Castle Gates.  All welcome to this free event – for further information go to www.glintriclub.com

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FREE Social Media Training for Small Business

Spaces are still available for this free three part  Social Media Training Programme for Business starting today 9/4/19.

Pre-booking is essential by email to sicap@wlr.ie

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Great🍥Bake🥧Sale🎂10/4/19

The pupils of 5th & 6th Class in St. Fergus’ National School are holding a Bake Sale to support the school with the Parking/Set Down area fundraising. 

The Cake Sale will be held on Wednesday next the 10th April at 10.00 a.m. 

Please come along for a treat and support our pupils with their sale of homemade cakes. 

All very welcome

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Church⛪Cleanup🗑for Easter

Volunteers: On Wednesday 10th April there will be a cleaning of the inside of the Church for Easter, starting at 2.00 p.m.  If you would like to volunteer please come to the Church, even a half hour of your time would be appreciated.  If you could bring a hoover with you that would be very useful, the more hoovers the quicker it will be done.  It is hoped that the Church will be hoovered, the seats dusted, the gallery cleaned & hoovered and the area around the Altar hoovered and cleaned.  The crying rooms cleaned and hoovered.  If any men are free they could push back the seats to make the hoovering easier.

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ICA Meeting 12/4/19

ICA Meeting: on Friday 12th April at 7.30 p.m.  New members welcome.

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Knights Walk 🏃‍♀️Fun🏃‍♂️Walk 22/4/19

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Ceol🎻Concert🎶10/4/19

 

Bucket collection on the way in to support our young musician’s entering the flash with extra tuition. Everyone welcome 😀😀

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