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Glin Heritage Trails to get €10,000

Glin Development Association recently applied for funding to maintain and upgrade Glin Heritage Trails. We are delighted to have been informed that we are to receive  €10,000. Minister of State for Finance & Public Expenditure and Reform and Limerick TD, … Continue reading

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Swimming 🏊 & Water Safety – register 16/7

Swimming & Water Safety classes take place at the pier July 17-21. REGISTRATION Sunday 16 July at the pier 12-1pm.

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Events Summer 2016

An action packed summer ahead as usual…   Click here   Swimming, water safety classes, baking classes, pilates, football camps, Sportive Cycle, Triathlon, charity swim across the Shannon and more….   Please contact us to add your event…. email glindev@gmail.com … Continue reading

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Give Blood May 26

Give Blood in Glin. May 26th 2016. https://www.giveblood.ie/

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Summer Pilate’s class

Summer Pilate’s class: A 6 Week workout program to help you strengthen, tone and keep fit for the summer months.   Suitable for both young and old of all abilities. Classes held every Wednesday evening in Glin GAA clubhouse. For more … Continue reading

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The Easter Rising and Glin, Feb 23rd

The story of the Easter Rising and Glin  Lecture by Tom Donovan Tuesday 23 February 2016 at Conway’s Hotel, Glin, at 8 p.m. Admission free and everybody welcome.

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Coffee Morning Feb 21, Katie – Ghana Volunteer

Please support Katie Wallace on her volunteering project to Ghana. Call for a coffee and cake in Barrett’s next Sunday. All support greatly appreciated.

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Fashion Show Fri 11th March

Fashion Show: Abha Bhan parish park Loughill/Ballyhahill presents a Spring /summer fashion show on Friday 11 March at Ceol Corbrai community hall Glin.  The evening will start at 7pm with a cheese and wine reception with food tastings from local … Continue reading

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Glin Community Alert

Glin Community Alert: applications are currently being taken for monitored security alarms for those aged 65 or older, living alone or with someone aged 65 or over.  Also anybody who would like to join Glin Text Alert, the cost is … Continue reading

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Tarbert Comp Bingo Fundraising Feb 28

Tarbert Comprehensive Parents Association: are organising Bingo in Tarbert Comprehensive School gym on Sunday 28th February at 2pm to fundraise for the purchase of equipment in the soon to be completed gym fitness suite.  Single books cost €10 and double … Continue reading

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Which year?

Which year are these Glin Festival photos taken? Click on the arrows to view different photos.  

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1970s Glin – 10 Videos

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Glin Video 1960s

 

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Three Tenors – Christmas Church Concert 2014

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Last Man Standing – four men, one woman still standing

As the tension continues to mount, there are five still standing in the Glin Rovers ‘Last Man Standing’ competition.

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Last Man Standing – only five people still in….

After unexpected losses for Tottenham & Everton in today’s premiership games there are only five people remaining in Glin Rovers ‘Last Man Standing’ competition. After only two weeks it is highly unusual to have the numbers whittled down so quickly. … Continue reading

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Tidy Towns Report 2014

The Glin Tidy Town Report has been published and we gained six points this year which is a great achievement – a lot of people put huge time and effort into keeping Glin looking well. Pride of Place is still alive and … Continue reading

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TriGlin – Sprint Distance Triathlon – Sept 6th 2014

Glin Triathlon – Sprint Distance – Sept 6th 2014 https://www.facebook.com/GlinTriathlon

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West Limerick Resources, Wednesday 7/5/12

West Limerick Resources is urging the community to show their support by attending their public meeting on proposed changes to the local development sector which takes place this Wednesday, May 7th, in the Courtenay Lodge Hotel Newcastle West at 8pm. … Continue reading

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St. Fergus’ National School Parents Council fundraiser

Our fundraising Coffee Morning will be on Sunday next the 13th April at O’Shaughnessy’s Bar after 11.00 a.m. Mass. All are welcome. Parents willing to offer goodies for sale on the day should please contact Ann in advance. Thanking you for your … Continue reading

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Glin Historical Society Meeting Friday 25th April 2014

The next meeting of Glin Historical Society will be held on Friday April 25th at 8 p.m. in Cloverfield Centre. Items for discussion: 1.     Plan Summer events e.g. Sunday outings to Foynes, Tarbert and Loughill. 2.     Plan Winter events e.g., … Continue reading

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Spring Clean April 9th 2014

St Fergus National School are spearheading a ‘spring clean’ day in Glin on Wednesday April 9th (weather permitting). All parents and supporters are welcome to join the effort at 1:30 today at the school or to have their own spring … Continue reading

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West Limerick Resources

Over recent decades West Limerick Resources have provided invaluable funding to the community in Glin for projects including the Town Park and Playground, Glin Heritage Trails, Tidy Towns, Cloverfield Homes for the Elderly and Cloverfield Day Care Centre. They are … Continue reading

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Christmas Day Swim 2013

Dozens of people gathered at Glin Pier this morning and up to 30 brave souls plunged, dived, jumped or otherwise entered the Shannon for the traditional Christmas Day swim. Many left the water at the same speed they entered it! … Continue reading

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Clean-Up evening for the Festival Weekend, Thu, 8 Aug 2013

A clean-up evening to prepare for the Annual Summer Festival takes place on Thursday evening 8 Aug 2013. Please meet at the Town Park at 7pm.

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Town Clean Up, July 2013

Glin Development Association held another successful clean up evening last week. It was wonderful to see such an enthusiastic group of young and old collecting litter, weeding flowers beds and doing a general tidy up of the town park, heritage … Continue reading

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Town Clean Up Wednesday, 17 July

A reminder to all that there is a town clean up this evening, Wednesday, 17 July. Please meet at the Town Park at 7pm & bring High -Vis vest, gloves, litter pickers & watering cans if you have them, otherwise they will be provided.

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Glin Castle Afternoon Tea Party and Garden Tour, Sunday, 4th August

Madam Olda Fitzgerald, wife of the late Knight of Glin, Desmond Fitzgerald, has once again given permission for the local development association to hold a fundraising Afternoon Tea Party and Garden Tour at Glin Castle to help finance the completion … Continue reading

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Parish Clean Up June 7th

With the Tidy Towns Competition approaching, Glin Development Association are organising a major Parish clean-up on Friday evening next, the 7th June at 7pm. All volunteers

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Glin Development Association AGM

The Glin Development Association AGM 2013 will be held in Conways on Thursday, 23rd May 2013 at 8:30pm. All are welcome!

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Launch of Heritage Trails Brochure & www.glin.i​nfo

A day and evening of events and activities took place recently to celebrate the launch of the Glin Heritage Trails Brochure and the new Glin website, http://www.glin.info. During the day

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Tidy Towns 18th April 2013

A ‘Clean Up Glin’ evening goes ahead tomorrow evening, Friday 19th April at 6:30 meeting at the Town Park. Please bring along gloves, litter pickers and reflective jackets if you have them although

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In the News This Week, April 6th

CHARITY CYCLE: Glin’s Annual charity cycling event will take place on Aug 17 2013.  All Welcome.  If anyone is interested in joining the “Glin Knights Charity Cyclists”

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Tidy Towns 2013

The Tidy Towns 2013 campaign continued in earnest over Easter with a litter pick-up morning on Easter Saturday.  The group clean-up focussed on the Knights Walk in advance of the Easter Sunday ‘Treats on the Trail’ event with a guest … Continue reading

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Historical Society Meeting Thu, Mar 21st, 8pm Cloverfield

Glin Historical Society Thursday March 21st 2013 Agenda  Progress report on  1.    New website for Glin with input from GHS  2.    School Project collecting Local Folklore  3.    Proposed Glencorbry Journal  4.    Graveyards GPS mapping project  5.    Glin Gathering events  6.    … Continue reading

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U8s back to top of division

Glin Rovers FC 5-1 Carrig Celtic FC Our eighth game of the season saw the youngest of the club’s teams square up in a home fixture to near neighbours Carrig Celtic

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Glin Library opening hours

Opening hours are Tuesday and Thursday 11 to 2 & 6 to 8. Wednesday and Friday are 11 to 2 & 3 to 5.  There is a welcome for everybody always.

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