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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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