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Glin Pier🏊‍♀️Lifeguards🏊‍♂️June

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 … Continue reading

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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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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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 25th/26th May, 2019: 6th Sunday … Continue reading

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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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 18th/19th May, 2019: 5th Sunday … Continue reading

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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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 11th/12th May, 2019: 4th Sunday … Continue reading

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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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 4th/5th May, 2019: 3rd Sunday of … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 13th/14th April 2019: Palm Sunday … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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 … Continue reading

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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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Parish Newsletter: 6th/7th 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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 6th/7th April 2019: 5th Sunday … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 30th/31st March 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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 30th/31st March 2019: 4th Sunday … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 23rd/24th March 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: http://www.limerickdiocese.org 23rd/24th March 2019: 3rd Sunday … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 16th/17th March 2019

16th/17th March 2019: 2nd Sunday of Lent/St. Patrick’s Day Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O Brien, Grace Fitzgerald Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Margaret Hogan … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 9th/10th March 2019

9th/10th March 2019: 1st Sunday of Lent.  Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell, Alice Moore Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: David Sheehan                                           Sunday … Continue reading

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👗Fashion👜Show👒 13/3/19👔

St. Fergus’ National School Fashion Show Fundraiser: St. Fergus’ National School will be hosting a fashion show on Wednesday 13th March in aid of much needed funds towards our proposed set down/parking area for the school. Tickets €15 each are … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter

2nd/3rd March 2019: 8th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Marie Shine, Mary Hogan Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Eileen Mulvihill … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 23rd/24th February 2019.

Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Norma McKeon, Mary O’Brien & Grace Fitzgerald Sunday 11.00 a.m.: John Culhane, Marie McKenna Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: John Healy                                           Sunday 11.00 a.m. John Prendergast Readers for next … Continue reading

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Glin & Kilteery LifeguardS 2019

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Willie Wall – an Inspiration

Willie Wall going about his daily cleanup in Glin. Glin Development and Tidy Towns would like to thank Willie Wall for his tireless contribution to keeping the square and the streets of Glin spotless. Willie is out in all weathers … Continue reading

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Parish Newsletter: 16th/17th February 2019.

16th/17th February 2019: Sixth Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell, Alice Moore Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Teresa Culhane                                           … Continue reading

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Meditation💆‍♀️ & Mindfulness🧘‍♀️ 14/2/ 19

Meditation & Mindfulness Classes: Using gentle movement, breathwork, awareness-raising exercises and the power of sound in a small, supportive group. Guided by Ali Burnard, Gestalt Psychotherapist & Mindfulness Teacher who has been using meditation for over 35 years. Course duration … Continue reading

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Triathlon🚴‍♀️🏊‍♂️🏃‍♀️ 7/9/19

Glin Triathlon 2019 Saturday 7th September Register now on http://www.triathlonireland.com http://www.triathlonireland.com

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Parish Newsletter

9th/10th February 2019: 5th Sunday of Ordinary Time.  Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Marie Shine, Mary Hogan Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Nicola Cunningham … Continue reading

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Children’s 🖍Art🖌Classes Spring 2019

Art classes coming soon for children depending on demand. 👨‍👨‍👧‍👦👨‍👨‍👧‍👦🎨🎨

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GB⚽️Rovers AGM 📋 Postponed

POSTPONED The GB Rovers AGM will be held at a later date. As the numbers of children involved is on the increase, we hope to run a few extra teams this year. Of course this means that we will need … Continue reading

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Community Games 🏊‍♂️🏊‍♀️Swimmers🧜‍♀️🧜‍♂️

Great day out today from the Glin Community Games Swimmers. Today we had three boys and two girls representing Glin. Sisters Ellen and Mary Moore did fantastic in their heats where Mary made it through to the semi final on … Continue reading

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#PólÓConghaile ❤ Glin 🏛🦉Heritage🦋Trails🌳 Glin 🧚‍♀️Fairy🧚‍♂️ Trail

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GAA⚽️ Bord na nOg Registration✒ 10/2/19

IMPORTANT NOTICE :Glin bord Na Nog registration morning takes place next Sunday at 12 noon in the clubhouse,kids are €20 for 1st child, €15 for 2nd, €10 for 3rd and €50 for family 4 or more.club shorts (black) will cost … Continue reading

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Going Strong 28/1/19

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Parish Newsletter: 26th/27th January 2019.

26th/27th January 2019: 3rd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Louise MacNamara                                           Sunday 11.00 … Continue reading

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Elvis👑 the ‘King’fisher🐦

Our shy – and quickly becoming our favourite – Glin resident. Photo🐦 by Estelle O’Driscoll. Christened👑 by Mag O’Shea.

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GAA⚽️ Bórd na nÓg AGM✒ 27/1/19

GAA Bórd na nÓg AGM Sunday 27/1/19 at 7pm at the clubhouse. Parents please attend to plan for the year ahead.

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Karl O’Sullivan named in 🇮🇪Ireland ⚽️squad

Republic of Ireland Under-21 Manager Stephen Kenny has named his squad for a February training camp. The majority of the U-21 training camp squad has been selected from the SSE Airtricity League with two players selected from the Northern Irish Premiership in … Continue reading

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The 🌳Knights🌾 Walk🌼

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Glin GAA Club Notes

AGM The following are the club officers for 2019: Chairman: James O’Donovan, Vice Chairman: Jack Dunne,  Treasurer: Nollaig Hogan, Vice Treasurer: Jack Dunne, Secretary: Alan O’Donovan, Vice Secretary: Ger Lyons, PRO: Kieran Scanlon, Assistant PRO: Pádraig Scanlon, Club Development Officer: … Continue reading

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Geoff Hunt 🦆Birdwatching🦅 on the Shannon

Thanks to Birdwatch Ireland Limerick Branch. Huge thanks to Geoff Hunt for leading over 20 people at our outing today. Starting at Tarbert near the ferry we spotted a Mediterranean Gull in a flock of Black-headed Gulls. Then on to … Continue reading

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GB Rovers⚽️ boys on the Desmonds U12 & U13 Squads

Congratulations & well done to U13 Limerick Desmond Inter League squad & management who are Munster Champions today after a 2-1 win over Cork today in Carrigaline. It was 1 all at the break with Cillian Mulvihill scoring a cracker … Continue reading

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Well Done👏 St Fergus ❔Quiz❓ team

LIMERICK COMMUNITY GAMES PRIMARY SCHOOLS’ QUIZ 2019 The first round of this year’s Lierick Community Games Primary Schools’ Quiz held in both the Millennium Centre, Caherconlish and Castlemahon Community Hall, on Thursday evening, with 46 teams participating in Castlemahon and … Continue reading

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Pub ❓Quiz❔ 25 Jan 2019✒

Glin GAA Pub Quiz will be held in Barretts on Friday next the 25th January at 9.00 p.m.  Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Parish Newsletter: 19th/20th January 2019.

Parish Newsletter: 19th/20th January 2019: 2nd Sunday of Ordinary Time. Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Michael O Connor, Marie Shine, Mary Hogan Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Sean Flanagan, Alice O Shaughnessy Alice Moore Readers for this week: … Continue reading

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GAA⚽️ Congrats ⭐Jack Sheahan🌟

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Pól Ó Conghaile🌍 enjoying Knights 🌳Walk🦉🐛🦋

Delighted to see @poloconghaile enjoying our Knights Walk heritage trail. Pól is a Travel Writer & Editor with deep expertise across online, broadcast and print media. He writes, photographs and creates content for titles including National Geographic Traveller and as … Continue reading

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