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SAVE THE DATE – Christmas Concert 🌲

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Christmas Concert in Glin Tuesday Dec. 17th 2017

The Celtic Tenors will play in Glin Parish Church on Tuesday 19th December.The only tenor group with a truly global audience, The Celtic Tenors will give you a night to remember. Just home from a world tour,playing in Germany America … Continue reading

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Historical Society Trip Down Memory Lane 15/10/17

Glin Historical Society will do a stroll along Main Street and down Memory Lane in the company of Michael Fitzgerald Farnamiller and Bernard Stack, next Sunday October 15th Both men will share their memories of Glin and the people who … Continue reading

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Pilates on Wednesdays in Cloverfield

Pilates classes are starting back up this Wednesday, 11th October, at 7.30 pm in Cloverfield day care centre. Contact Mark direct on whatsapp/Mobil (087) 779 8437

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Christmas Concert 2017

Christmas Concert 2017 The Celtic Tenors Glin Parish Church Tuesday 19th December

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Meals-on-Wheels

Glin Homes for the Elderly has launched a Meals-on-Wheels service for the elderly in the locality. If older people are living on their own they often need some assistance in maintaining their independence, staying safe, eating well and leading an … Continue reading

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SuperValu Tidy Towns Results 2017.

SuperValu Tidy Towns Report 2017. Glin Tidy Towns is delighted to announce that Glin gained 4 points in this years Tidy Towns results. Well done Glin and to all the efforts of everyone involved.

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Tidy Towns 2017 Full Judges Report – CONGRATULATIONS!

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Glin Tidy Towns Church Gate Collection

Glin Tidy Towns church gate collection this weekend. All support greatly appreciated.

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1967 Glin winners of the West Final.

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Glin Tidy Towns

Last of the cleanups for now. Flowers are lovely now around the town. Hope the storm doesn’t wreck them😮. Thanks to all for the help 👍😁  

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Well done ⚽ Sheagh O’Connor ⚽

Well done to Sheagh O’Connor who was mentioned for his outstanding personal performance in Kerrys five straight unbeaten games in the SSE U17 National League. This is the full article from Kerry’s Eye.

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County Intermediate Play Off

County Intermediate Play Off Glin 2-14 Cappamore 2-5 Glin retained their intermediate status for 2018 with a well deserved victory over Cappamore. The goals came in either half from Gary Culhane and Karl O’Sullivan. Overall, we had hoped to do … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group Coffee Morning.

A fantastic morning of fund raising was held in JC BARRETTS BAR this AM. The coffee morning raised E1268. Thank you to everyone who came and supported this cause. Thanks to Kevin and Marie, John and Maureen for the use … Continue reading

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IGS Knight of Glin memorial lecture

No. 1 Pery Square Hotel, Pery Square, Limerick, Sept 21st at 8pm. €10 entry. Irish Georgian Society. Tickets from eventbrite.ie or igs.ie The Architectural History and Restoration of Abbey Leix with William Laffan Abbey Leix, originally site of a Cistercian … Continue reading

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Triathlon 2017 Results

Glin triathlon 2017 results… Huge congrats to Maria Geoghegan, Nollaig Hogan & all organisers & stewards.

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Coffee morning Sun Sept 3

Fundraising coffee morning @ Barretts on Sunday 3rd Sept. Glin defibrillator group. All support appreciated ☕🍰

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Glin Triathlon Sept 2nd 2017

  *NB* Important Points for Saturday! Firstly, thank you to all triathletes who have registered. We promise that this year’s event will be the best yet with exciting goody bags and lots, lots more. 1. Sign in for triathletes will … Continue reading

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Glin Development and Tidy Towns – results time pending!

Glin Development and Tidy Towns. Fingers crossed that Glin will perform well in the Tidy Towns results. All the judging is completed and the next stage are the results in September! It was a great summer and the flowers that … Continue reading

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Beautiful poem by Lily Dhond about The Knights Walk.

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Visit the Garden of Pensiveness at the entrance to the Knights Walk.

Finished tidying at the Garden of Pensiveness, at the entrance to the Knights Walk, this morning! A lovely private space to sit in and relax, to practice meditation and mindfulness 🌿🍃🌾🍁⚖️. It is a lovely green area with lovely trees … Continue reading

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Glin Cemetery Mass Aug 15 & 16

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Our very own Rose-bud Orlaith Leahy from Glin🌹

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Local Sports Hero – Jack Sheahan, Glin.

Local Hero Jack Sheahan. There is some wonderful talent in Glin! Glin would like to congratulate Jack Sheahan, son of Pat and Maureen Sheahan, for his outstanding achievement in the Kerry District League (KDL) awards night. Jack wiped the board … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group Coffee Morning.

  Glin Defibrillator will host a Coffee Morning on Sunday 3rd September after 11am mass in Barrett’s Bar. All proceeds raised will go towards the upkeep of the 10 Defibrillators and for replacement chest pads and batteries. Your support will … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Saturday Morning Clean-Up.

Another Tidy-up today at the green space opposite the Catholic Church in Church Street. This is a lovely green area to sit and relax in the seats when the sun is shining and watch the world go by….. Thanks to … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day 2017.

Another successful OPEN DAY at the magnificent Glin Castle. Despite the somewhat rainy day, there was a great turnout at the Glin Development event. Thank you to all who took the opportunity to come and visit and a huge thanks … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Gardens

Glin Castle and Gardens will be open for guided tours on Bank Holiday Sunday, August 6th. Gates will open at 12 noon and the 10 euro admission charge will cover tours of the castle and gardens and light refreshments on the castle lawns. … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Gardens

Glin Castle and Gardens will be open for guided tours on Bank Holiday Sunday, August 6th. Gates will open at 12 noon and the 10 euro admission charge will cover tours of the castle and gardens and light refreshments on the castle lawns. … Continue reading

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GLIN DRAFT PUBLIC REALM PLAN

GLIN DRAFT PUBLIC REALM PLAN public consultation drop in event VENUE: Clover Field Daycare Centre, Cloverfield, Glin, Co. Limerick DATE: Thursday 27th July 2017 TIME: 3 pm – 6 pm Limerick City & County Council has appointed consultants to prepare … Continue reading

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More illegal dumping in Glin😡

  Just out for a nice walk with the dog, went down by the slipway at the tennis court to enjoy the sea breeze, and ………to my horror, more dumping at the shore at the back of the tennis wall😡😡pulled … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Saturday Morning Cleanup.

Great work done today clearing weeds and grass from the wall verge and footpath verges heading out the N69 to Tarbert. Nearly there now, another Saturday should finish the job. More clearing work done by Phil Giles at the bridge … Continue reading

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Glin Public Plan-Planning for the future

Glin Draft Public Realm Plan VENUE: Clover Field Daycare Centre, Cloverfield, Glin, Co. Limerick DATE: Thursday 27th July 2017 TIME: 3 pm – 6 pm Limerick City & County Council has appointed consultants to prepare a plan for the streets … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate at Glin Pier!

Call to Maire McIntyre at the pier for lovely hot chocolate, teas and coffees. Nice cookies and buns too🍩🍪☕️! Thank you Maire.

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Glin Castle & Garden Guided Tour – Aug 6th.

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Glin Homes and Day Care launch new van 🚐

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Glin Homes and Day Care launched new van today.   Meals on Wheels available to Glin Community on Monday Wednesday and Friday’s .  

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Pontoon launched today 💪💪🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️🏊 at Glin Pier!

  Woo hoo🤗🤗Pontoon in the water today, great excitement. Good man Micky Mulvihill and all involved 🏊🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️💪💪

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Swim 🏊 class & Water ⚠ Safety ⌚times

The swimming 🏊 & Water Safety ⚠ times ⌚ for July 18-21 are as follows:

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Summer fun at Glin Pier 🌞🌞🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️🏊🌞🌞

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Glin Sportive Charity Cycle

Online registration will close this Thursday evening 13/7/17.

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Photos by Estelle O’Driscoll – views from the Knights Walk.

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8th/9th July 2017: Fourteenth Sunday in Ordinary Time Eucharistic Ministers for Next Week Vigil Mass 7.00 p.m.: Betty Brown, Betty Ann McSweeney, Mike Fennell Sunday 11.00 a.m.: Denis Flaherty, Fiona Moore Readers for this week: Saturday Vigil: Eufrocina Clemente                                           … Continue reading

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Couch to 5K training – FREE – 13-7-17

Couch – 5k Thursday 13-7-17 @ 7 Venue Glin Gaa. CH Health and Fitness Very excited to be getting started with this couch – k. We will be starting at the GAA fields for Introduction, teaching drills, flexibility and stretching. … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Saturday Morning Clean-Up.

A lovely sunny morning to be out doing the Tidy Towns Clean Up. The N69 approach road from Tarbert is a work in progress and was given a good clearing of weeds and grass on the footpath and verges. The … Continue reading

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The Milestones get a makeover!

The two beautiful milestones at both sides of Glin Town have got a makeover. A coat of paint can make a huge difference 🎨

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GLIN PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL. What are we?

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference “. The Pastoral Council is formed over a year now. It has twelve members including … Continue reading

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Tracing long lost friends – the search continues. Can you help?

UPDATE: Henry, who had been searching without success to locate 3 school friends from St Joseph’s Industrial School in Glin for over four years has finally found 2 of his long lost friends with the help of recent notes placed … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Gardens 2017

Click on the link below for a link to a short film about Glin Castle Gardens. With The Madam, Catherine FitzGerald & Tom Wall. https://www.nowness.com/category/art-and-design/glin-castle-stella-scott Great Gardens: Glin Castle The FitzGeralds give a tour of the property their family has … Continue reading

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Community games – congrats 🏆Ben & Nathan

Glin 1st and 2nd in the Limerick community games finals U16 200m. Well done Ben Sheehan and Nathan Wright 🏆🏆    

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