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Willie Wall – Tidy Towns volunteer.

Willie Wall is out and about around the village of Glin sweeping and cleaning. He has the square spotless and youโ€™ll see him there from early morning and even on the weekends. Thank you Willie for all your hard work … Continue reading

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Cloverfield got a makeover.

Cloverfield homes got a beautiful makeover in the past weeks. The two tone colours of blue offset with white are very striking. As usual the flower displays are in abundance and will come into their own in the coming weeks. … Continue reading

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Glin Playground is OPEN ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ‘ญ๐Ÿ˜

Glin Playground is now OPEN. WELCOME BACK ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿƒ๐Ÿ‘ญPlease observe SAFETY GUIDELINES at main entrance.

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Glin….blooming beautiful ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒธ

Lots more planting! Gary Flavin of Flavin Nurseries put together the beautiful hanging baskets in The Mall. Beautiful colours and lots of bee ๐Ÿ loving plants. He also filled the hanging baskets in the square. These will be spectacular when … Continue reading

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Glin ICA Triangle

The ICA triangle at the โ€˜bottom of the townโ€™ got a makeover today. Ray Conway of CurraghChase Garden Centre has replaced a lot of plants and did a marvellous job weeding and tidying up the plot. Mrs Norma McKeown, Glin … Continue reading

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Glin Playground CLOSED until further notice.

GLIN PLAYGROUND TO REMAIN CLOSED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE. Following on from the Governments announcement on Friday 6th June 2020, it was announced that playgrounds will be permitted to re-open.As we are not in a position to provide supervision the Playground … Continue reading

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Painting before the ๐ŸŒง rain…

The two seats by the water at Knockeranna were under coated this evening. Our Kinard Painters were on hand and got stuck in. Margaret Guiney and her niece Ruth Cregan love a challenge, and no better ladies to tackle these … Continue reading

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East Mall Glin – Cleanup ๐Ÿ‘

Great community turnout yesterday at East Mall! Ken Reidy got a head start and made light work along by his home house. Plenty of volunteers from the East Mall neighbourhood came and the cleanup was done in no time. The … Continue reading

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Evie Adams – Irish Dancing in Glin Town Park ๐Ÿฅ‡

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Glin Development and Tidy Towns – upkeep of Knockeranna Way.

The walkway along by the river running into the Estuary was given an overhaul this evening. We cleared the overgrowth around the two seating areas. The past winter with its exceptionally high tides, had washed in a lot of shore … Continue reading

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Sprucing up the Town Park ๐Ÿ’œ

More social distancing this evening but a lot of painting completed. Nearly there now! ๐ŸŽจ Thanks to Margaret Guiney for keeping us entertained and Ruth Cregan for her hard work. Also to Mary Hogan and Maria Geogheganโ€ฆ many hands make … Continue reading

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Twelve Pins – Mark

Twelve Bins Mark Tobin #Showcaseyourphoto ๐Ÿ“ธ Send your photo to glindev@gmail.com Add your name and a caption!

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Busy Bee – Anna

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Glin Development – sprucing up the Town Park!

The weather is beautiful and perfect for a spot of sprucing and painting! Our members stood in for a quick photo this evening but social distancing was adhered to at all times. The seats and picnic tables are being painted … Continue reading

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Glin Development – Margaret hard at work ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒฟ๐ŸŒธ

Thanks to Margaret Mulcahy CE Scheme employee hard at work keeping the ICA Triangle neat and tidy.

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Glin Development – Spring is in the air ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒฟ

Great work being done by Denis Mulcahy in the town park as part of the CE Scheme for Glin Development. Heโ€™s a great man for one man. Thank you Denis the place is starting to take shape after a long … Continue reading

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Celebrating Poetry Day…. a poem by Peg our local poet and librarian.

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The Knights Walk – video footage of Mr Hare!

A Hareby Walter de la Mare Eyes that glass fear, though fear on furtive footTrack thee, in slumber bound;Ears that whist danger, though the wind sigh not,Nor Echo list a sound;Heart โ€” oh, what hazard must thy wild life be,With … Continue reading

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Holy Week services streamed live from St. Johnโ€™s Cathedral ๐Ÿ™ celebrated by Bishop Leahy.

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Easter Greeting from Fr. Tom Crawford ๐Ÿ™

May the tree of the Cross be the tree of new Life. Happy Easter to all in Glin. Easter Greetings from Fr. Crawford.

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Easter Masses – leaflets.

Fr Crawford is kindly putting the Easter Masses leaflets in the local shops if anyone would like the leaflets to follow masses on TV etc. Have a happy Easter and stay safe ๐Ÿ™.

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Limerick Leader giving great praise to the Meals on Wheels Service. Well done Cloverfield Day Care Centre.

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Glin Tidy Towns – initiative ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ’๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ’๐ŸŒณ๐Ÿฟ

We are in for a few days of nice weather and the sun โ˜€๏ธ will be shining. The birds are singing and the earth is coming back to life day by day. If you are out walking the roads of … Continue reading

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Glin Playground CLOSED due to Corona Virus.

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Glin Parish Church

Message from Fr Crawford. Weekend masses and st Patrick day mass cancelled until further notice from the Bishop. Thanking you.

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Glin and Tarbert Post Office … remains OPEN.

The Post Office will remain open. If you feel uneasy coming to the post office, due to the Corona Virus, a relative can come on your behalf and pick up a temporary agent form. Once the short form is completed, … Continue reading

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International Womenโ€™s Day – The Knights Walk – friendly stroll.

๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿ’œ To celebrate International Womenโ€™s Day on Sunday 8th March, let us women get together to take a leisurely walk/stroll up the scenic Knights Walk, Glin. Meander through the woodlands taking in the scenic views and have a chat with … Continue reading

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CE Scheme Job Opportunities – Glin Day Care Centre.

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Glin Development and Tidy Towns AGM.

Glin Development and Tidy Towns AGM… Tonight at 8.30pm at Conways meeting room. ALL WELCOME.

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Glin Development Association AGM… all welcome.

Glin Development AGM will be held on Thursday 23rd January. The Association are hopeful of attracting new members. The future of Glin is important, and we welcome members who have Glin’s best interests at heart. If you would like to … Continue reading

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Glin Development and Tidy Towns – Christmas Hamper Presentations.

Willie Wall… Glin Development recently presented a Christmas Hamper to Willie Wall. Willie has now become a stalwart figure around the street and square in Glin Town. You will see Willie out at any hour of the day or evening … Continue reading

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Glin GAA

County U21 A Final Our U21s had a great victory over Kildimo-Pallaskenry in Rathkeale last Wednesdays and are now into the county final this coming weekend. We wish them the very best of luck, all support is great appreciated. Fixture … Continue reading

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Cailin Bรกn DVD for sale ๐ŸŽ„๐Ÿ“€๐ŸŽ…

Cailin Bรกn DVDโ€˜S will be on sale in local Glin shops in the next few days. Itโ€™s a well produced and excellent video. It includes incredible aerial views of Glin. The cost is E15 and would make a lovely Christmas … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council…church cleaning!

If you can spare an hour on Thursday 5th December at 2pm, please come along to the church to give it a good dusting and hoovering for Christmas. โ€œMany hands make light workโ€. Bring some cleaning cloths and spray. Thank … Continue reading

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Glin Christmas Lights – Church Gate Collection.

Church Gate Collection – Glin Christmas Lights. This weekend 30th November/1st December. Your support is greatly appreciated.

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Athea Craft Fair Cancelled.

Athea Craft Group Christmas open day in the library in Athea on Saturday 30th Nov has been cancelled due to a bereavement. Sorry for any inconvenience caused. Glin Community News

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LAY PASTORAL MINISTRY AND LEADERSHIP – INFORMATION EVENING.

LONGCOURT HOUSE HOTEL NEWCASTLEWEST ON WEDNESDAY 27th NOVEMBER AT 7.30. LAY PASTORAL Ministry and Leadership: This programme provides training for those who are interested in working as volunteer catechists or lay pastoral workers at parish and pastoral unit level. The … Continue reading

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A very old poem composed by John Mulvihill of Scart, Glin

THE GLIN FAIR A fair is held in sweet Glin town At the falling of each year On the first of dark December, When Christmas times are near, Gay crowds of sporting people To the town do gather in To … Continue reading

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Glin Playground Extension Opening…

Glin Development would like to thank everyone who turned up today for the opening of the Playground extension. Special thanks goes to all the children in their fantastic costumes. It was very difficult to choose a winner for the best … Continue reading

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Glin Development Playground Extension Opening… tomorrow at 4 pm

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Thank๐ŸŽญyou๐ŸŽช

Glin Development, the Abha Bhรกn and Glin Players and all the production team of the Cailรญn Bรกn play would like to extend their sincere thanks to everyone who came and supported this event. It was a resounding success, and one … Continue reading

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The Cailรญn Bรกn – Glinโ€™s very own interpretation!

The Cailรญn Bรกn – a fund raising event commissioned by Glin Development Association. All proceeds from the play go to the proposed Knight of Glin Interpretive and Tourist Centre. The excitement is building ….the rehearsals have intensified… the nerves are … Continue reading

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Colleen Bawn – Historical Presentation

Venue: Cloverfield Day Care Centre Glin. Time: 8pm. THIS IS A FREE EVENT Glin Development Association in conjunction with Glin Historical Society are hosting a historical evening, next Friday, September 6th , in Cloverfield Day Care Centre, Glin, at 8pm. … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day – reusable cups.

Last Sunday at the Glin Castle Open Day we trialled using environmentally friendly Plastic Cups. (See image). Glin Development and Tidy Towns are aiming to reduce waste and be as environmentally efficient where possible. The cups were a great success … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open-day. A word of thanks

Glin Development would like to thank all those volunteers who helped out yesterday at Glin Castle for the Open Day. A special word of thanks to Glin Men’s Shed. Their help and experience is invaluable. They give of their personal … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿช๐ŸŒฒ๐ŸŒณ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿฐ

GLIN CASTLE OPEN DAY E10 ….pay at the entrance Gate ๐ŸŒธ SUNDAY 25th AUGUST. 12 NOON TO 6PM Tours of the castle and the castle gardens….light refreshments โ˜•๏ธ๐Ÿช RAFFLE: 1st Prize: Luxury Hamper donated by Tim Costello of Profile Developments … Continue reading

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Graveyard Masses this evening and tomorrow evening ๐Ÿ™

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Actor Dominic West pulls in the crowds to Limerick village – Limerick Leader

FILM and TV star Dominic West has once again proved his star pulling power and in two, sell-out performances in Glin Castle will sprinkle some of his Hollywood … โ€” Read on http://www.limerickleader.ie/

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Glin GAA Club Notes + Photo of Underage Academy participants

Underage Academy Glin GAA Club would like to thank all the parents, coaches and children who helped out and took part in our Underage Academy project over the past 5 weeks. It was great to see the children showing such … Continue reading

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Glin Castle Open Day

The annual Glin Castle Open Day will take place on August 25th๐Ÿ˜Š

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