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CLÁR Funding 2022 – Glin Development Association – Project Application Measure 1

Glin Development Association are pleased to announce that grant aid funding of E12,591.45 has been awarded by CLÁR. Glin Development put together a lengthy submission and application for funding in April last to replace the existing exercise equipment at Glin … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day… it’s a wrap!

It was the wrap of another very successful Open Day at Glin Castle. Pictured are some of the organising committee with Catherine Fitzgerald and Dominic West of Glin Castle. Back Row. L – RCllr John Sheahan Glin Development, Dominic West, … Continue reading

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Official Opening of the Glin Knights Visitor Centre..

Official opening of the Glin Knights Visitor Centre…. tomorrow Saturday at 3 pm.All welcome shannonestuaryway BeautifulGlin shanidabu glincastle

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Glin’s Book Art & Craft Fair…. Saturday 27th August 📚 🖼 🧶

Next Saturday in GLIN the Book Art and Craft Fair takes place from noon till 6 pm. The venues are posted below with a flavour of what is to sample at each venue. Please come and spend a few hours … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day – Raffle Prize Winners.

Well done to all the raffle prize winners from yesterdays Glin Castle & Garden Tour. Huge thanks also to each sponsor for their donation and to the public for their support in purchasing tickets. Luxury Hamper value €120 – Sponsored … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Gardens Guided Tours….tomorrow, Sunday, noon until 6 pm.

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VOTE FOR GLIN IN GOING FOR GOLD… TODAY 👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇👇

Don’t forget…. tune into Live 95 between 11am and 12 noon, today, Thursday, to hear the interview with John Anthony Culhane…the link is posted below for the voting 🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇🥇. If everyone that follows this page, gave a quick vote – … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Gardens Guided Tour.

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Glin Knights Visitor Centre ⚔️🛡⚔️

Works and installations are now completed on The Glin Knights Visitor Centre. The centre will open, tomorrow, Saturday 23rd, and will be open every day from 10am until 5pm. Please be advised that the centre is unmanned but members of … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Gardens Guided Tour…

It’s been a long time coming…. but it’s official. Glin castle and gardens guided tours will take place on Sunday 21st August next. Glin Development would like to thank Madam Olda Fitzgerald and her daughter Catherine Fitzgerald for allowing the … Continue reading

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Community Clinic – West Limerick – Have your say!

HAVE YOUR SAY….NORTH KERRY & WEST LIMERICK COMMUNITY CONSULTATION CLINICS Residents living in the catchment areas of Glin, Loughill, Ballyhahill, Shanagolden, Ardagh, Carrigkerry, Athea, Abbeyfeale, Templeglantine,Tournafulla and Mountcollins are invited to attend one of the three drop in clinics being held in the … Continue reading

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Tree Planting in recognition of Covid Efforts during pandemic.

Mayor of Limerick Cllr Daniel Butlerhas planted a tree in Glin Town Park in recognition of theefforts of the community during COVID. Trees have been planted throughout the county, including Glin. LCCC Parks Team assisted with the choice of tree, … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Yacht Race ⛵️⛵️🛟🛟⚓️⚓️

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GLIN GAA CLUB NOTES

County League Glin 5-12 Athea 2-7 Our final league game of the year was against our near neighbours Athea. We got off to a flying start with a score within 10 seconds with Pádraig Scanlon, finishing cleverly from a Paul … Continue reading

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‘Laskavo Prosimo’ to our Ukranian Neighbours.

‘Laskavo Prosimo’ to our Ukranian Neighbours. Over a fabulous meal served by the staff of Cloverfield, Glin Homes and the people of Glin introduced themselves to our newly arrived neighbours from the Ukraine. It was a very emotional encounter as … Continue reading

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A warm welcome for our Ukrainian friends in Glin.

Glin Homes and Glin Development arranged a Cead Mile Failte in Cloverfield today for our Ukrainian neighbours who recently arrived in The Lanterns Motel, Tarbert. Transport was arranged by our Councillor John Sheahan to bring the group to Cloverfield in … Continue reading

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Go Fund Me Presentation – Glin Community News.

‘Put the Light back into Glin Town Park’. Glin Development was presented with a cheque totalling E9972.40 from Rachel Mulvihill, representing Glin Community News. A huge thank you to Rachel for organising the fundraiser and to all the wonderful supporters … Continue reading

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Glin GAA Club Notes

Parish League Last Sunday brought down the curtain on our inaugural parish league. It was a sunny but nippy afternoon but that didn’t take from the brilliant spectacle that all in attendance witnessed. Proceedings started with a parade of the … Continue reading

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Native Oak Tree Planting at the Knights Walk…

Native Oak Tree Planting at the Knights Walk , Glin  –  ‘Cuinne an Ghiorria’ Glin was blessed on Thursday with fine weather as the tree planting ceremony took place.  Glin Development and Tidy Towns in co-operation with Catherine Fitzgerald of Glin Caste, … Continue reading

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Native Oak Tree Planting at the Knights Walk…

Native Oak Tree Planting at the Knights Walk , Glin  –  ‘Cuinne an Ghiorria’ Glin was blessed on Thursday with fine weather as the tree planting ceremony took place.  Glin Development and Tidy Towns in co-operation with Catherine Fitzgerald of Glin Caste, … Continue reading

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GLIN GAA CLUB NOTES ⚽️⚽️⚽️

West Junior B League Glin 2-7 Mountcollins 3-2 It was a cold and crisp evening at Páirc Uí Chathaláin last Thursday evening when our Junior B side played their opening game of the season. Gary Culhane opened the scoring in … Continue reading

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Native Tree Planting in Glin. 🌳🌳🌳

Thursday 7th April, 11.30 am, at entrance to Knights Walk. Glin Development and Tidy Towns in co-operation with Glin and Ballyguiltenane National schools will be involved in a Native Tree Planting Ceremony. This tree planting ceremony is to celebrate the … Continue reading

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FUNdraiser….

No April showers planned for this fun-filled FUNdraiser… -St. Fergus NS Glin Parents Council is delighted to announce that it will be organising a sponsored walk and coffee morning on April 9th to raise funds to support school activities.- The … Continue reading

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The Glin Castle cows are out on pasture. Please keep your dogs on leads and under control 🦮🐂🦮🐂 and ensure no dog poo left behind. Thank you 😊

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Glin man,James Culhane, celebrates Grand Slam win against Scotland in Musgrave Park.

Reuben and Noah Culhane, Glin and Tarbert, pictured with their cousin James Culhane at Musgrave Park. James scored a try with the Ireland team who celebrated a fantastic win against Scotland in the U20 Six Nations championship in Cork Yesterday. … Continue reading

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Dolores McNamara RIP

Dolores is being laid to rest today. Glin Development and Tidy Towns would like to offer their sincere sympathy to Dolores’ sister and brothers, Dolores’ extended family and many friends, and to her wonderful staff at McNamaras Shop. Dolores was … Continue reading

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Go Fund Me Page set up to help the O’Shaughnessy Family.

https://gofund.me/bd9653e4 On February 20th 2022 at approximately 3.30pm Margaret (Naughton) and Tony O’ Shaughnessy Ballyhahill, Co.Limerick, discovered a fire in the attic of their family home. Within minutes the attic and roof were engulfed in flames and their home was … Continue reading

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Light Up the Park… Gofundme closing this evening.

https://gofund.me/2840f35a * CLOSING THIS EVENING SUNDAY 6th FEB*All good things must come come to an end, and today is the final day to donate! The online donations have been slowly creeping up since last week and we are a few … Continue reading

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Get listed on the new website for Shannon Estuary Way!

If you want to promote your business to encourage more foot fall, highlight what’s on offer and put yourself and your business on the map, this is the opportunity for you. Please spread the word and encourage participation. Collectively we … Continue reading

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First Full Moon (Wolf) 2022 – Glin.

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Go Fund Me… put the ‘Light’ back into Glin Town Park.

https://gofund.me/29f4741b This page has been set up by Glin Community News as a result of the outcry from local parishioners and people further afield, that were shocked and horrified by the recent criminal damage that happened in the Glin Town … Continue reading

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Criminal Damage at Glin Town Park 2/1/22

It’s with a heavy heart, that at this start of the New Year, Glin Development have to report criminal damage that took place last night in Glin Town Park. Lighting bollards were ripped out, wiring and cabling pulled out and … Continue reading

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Glin Development – Bugs, Bees and Native Trees at the Knights Walk….and fairies 🧚‍♀️🧚‍♀️

Glin Development were disappointed recently to have to postpone the unveiling of the Ring Fort Native Tree Planting event at the Knights Walk.  It was to have been a day of educational fun for the children of Glin and Ballyguiltenane … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council

Weekend masses Saturday 30th to November 1st ….. Glin Church. Saturday 7pmSunday 11 amMonday …… All Souls 11am 🙏

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Glin teenager Cillian Mulvihill climbs the ranks 🇮🇪⚽️

http://www.limerickleader.ie/news/sport/682287/limerick-teenager-on-target-as-rep-of-ireland-u16s-score-impressive-victory-shield-win.html

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Glin Tennis Club Renovations

❌❌❌EXCITING NEWS❌❌❌ The day has arrived 😁…Thanks to the Sport Capital Programme, Glin Tennis Club were approved funding to start the renovation process of Glin tennis court! The renovation started last month and fantastic work has been completed. A huge … Continue reading

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Live 95 interview with John A Culhane and Trevor Anderson speaking about stories from Glin in collaboration with the Shannon Estuary Way.

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GLIN GAA CLUB NOTES …

I F C GLIN 1-5Pallasgreen 1-11It was a gallant effort from our lads last Friday week in Rathkeale. We were very competitive in the first half and it was only in the latter stages of the game that Pallasgreen pulled … Continue reading

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Glin GAA Club Notes …

U15 ChampionshipShannon Gaels 1-11Drom/Broadford 2-4 Our U15s proved too strong for Drom-Broadford in the first round of the U15 championship. Next up are St. Kieran’s in two weeks which should be a cracker. Our boys played some great football and … Continue reading

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The sleeping Giant Lizard at The Knights Walk #glinfairytales

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West Junior LeagueMountcollins 0-11Glin 3-12We travelled to Mountcollins last Saturday afternoon for Round 3 of the West Junior League. It was a very good first half from our point of view. Aided by the wind, we racked up 3-8 in … Continue reading

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Glin Development Project Works…

https://gf.me/u/y9xyxz Glin Development Association has undertaken many projects during 2020 to improve and enhance the many facilities that have been particularly beneficial to the entire community during this exceptional time of lockdowns and social distancing. Glin Heritage Walks, The Pontoon … Continue reading

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Sunset at Knockeranna Way 23/6/21

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Sundown at the Knights Walk….by Mary Teresa

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The Magical Hawthorn Tree…. by Mary

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Purple, the secret to serenity…. by Mary

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Dappled shade… by Mary Teresa

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Moon shadow…. by Aleks

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Grandma’s bonnet by Sr. Mary.

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Peg Prendeville retires from Glin Library.

Glin Development members paid a visit to Peg Prendeville today to wish her well on her retirement. Peg will be greatly missed. Peg took great interest in her work, was always supportive of Glin Development and she always accommodated and … Continue reading

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