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Willie Wall is out and about around the village of Glin sweeping and cleaning. He has the square spotless and you’ll see him there from early morning and even on the weekends. Thank you Willie for all your hard work … Continue reading
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
Glin Playground is now OPEN. WELCOME BACK 👯♀️👯♀️🏃♀️🏃👭Please observe SAFETY GUIDELINES at main entrance.
Lots more planting! Gary Flavin of Flavin Nurseries put together the beautiful hanging baskets in The Mall. Beautiful colours and lots of bee 🐝 loving plants. He also filled the hanging baskets in the square. These will be spectacular when … Continue reading
The ICA triangle at the ‘bottom of the town’ 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
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
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
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
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
More social distancing this evening but a lot of painting completed. Nearly there now! 🎨 Thanks to Margaret Guiney for keeping us entertained and Ruth Cregan for her hard work. Also to Mary Hogan and Maria Geoghegan… many hands make … Continue reading
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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
Thanks to Margaret Mulcahy CE Scheme employee hard at work keeping the ICA Triangle neat and tidy.
Great work being done by Denis Mulcahy in the town park as part of the CE Scheme for Glin Development. He’s a great man for one man. Thank you Denis the place is starting to take shape after a long … Continue reading
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 — oh, what hazard must thy wild life be,With … Continue reading
May the tree of the Cross be the tree of new Life. Happy Easter to all in Glin. Easter Greetings from Fr. Crawford.
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 🙏.
Limerick Leader giving great praise to the Meals on Wheels Service. Well done Cloverfield Day Care Centre.
We are in for a few days of nice weather and the sun ☀️ 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
Message from Fr Crawford. Weekend masses and st Patrick day mass cancelled until further notice from the Bishop. Thanking you.
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
💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜💜 To celebrate International Women’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
Glin Development and Tidy Towns AGM… Tonight at 8.30pm at Conways meeting room. 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
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
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
Cailin Bán DVD‘S will be on sale in local Glin shops in the next few days. It’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
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. “Many hands make light work”. Bring some cleaning cloths and spray. Thank … Continue reading
Church Gate Collection – Glin Christmas Lights. This weekend 30th November/1st December. Your support is greatly appreciated.
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
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
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
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
Glin Development, the Abha Bhán and Glin Players and all the production team of the Cailín Bán 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
The Cailín Bán – 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
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
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
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
GLIN CASTLE OPEN DAY E10 ….pay at the entrance Gate 🌸 SUNDAY 25th AUGUST. 12 NOON TO 6PM Tours of the castle and the castle gardens….light refreshments ☕️🍪 RAFFLE: 1st Prize: Luxury Hamper donated by Tim Costello of Profile Developments … Continue reading
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 … — Read on http://www.limerickleader.ie/
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
The annual Glin Castle Open Day will take place on August 25th😊