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Glin Community Funding Appeal

https://gf.me/u/y9xyxz Link above for donation 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 … Continue reading

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The Tower by Willie

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Local Frontline Heroes

Local Frontline Heroes Glin Homes & Daycare Centre has been providing Meals on Wheels to the local community for the past five years.Since its inception the service has grown considerably, and healthy and nutritious meals are delivered to the elderly … Continue reading

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Fungi… by Eric

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November Masses – Envelope drop off point – Glin Parish Pastoral Council.

The collection point for the envelopes for November masses has been moved to a new location. It is now at back of church, using a newly installed secure letter box structure in the wall. Please pop all envelopes in letter … Continue reading

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Glin Heritage Walking Trails…

The Rules for Glin Heritage Trails Enjoy Enjoy Enjoy!๐Ÿ˜Š PLEASE all dog owners clean up after your canine friends Keep your dog on a leash Leave no trace Respect the biodiversity Wear suitable gear Respect social distancing The start of … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council

ROTA OF MASSES/MEMORIAL MASSES/HOLY SOULS IN GLIN CHURCH FOR MONTH OF NOVEMBER. PLEASE LOG INTO CHURCH SERVICES/GLIN TO VIEW ALL MASSES ON LINE.Log into churchservices.tv/glin ALSO YOU CAN TUNE INTO FM 106 ๐Ÿ“ป RADIO TO HEAR ALL GLIN MASSES ๐Ÿ™ … Continue reading

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Jetty Reflections

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Here on the shore… by Teresa

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Vandalism in Glin..

On Wednesday evening last the lights in The Town Park were smashed. Bollards lights and post lights were vandalised and park signage thrown into the river. Glin Development had plans to carry out some improvements in the Town Park over … Continue reading

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Glin Parish – Mass Rota for November ๐Ÿ™

ROTA OF MASSES/MEMORIAL MASSES/HOLY SOULS IN GLIN CHURCH FOR MONTH OF NOVEMBER. PLEASE LOG INTO CHURCH SERVICES/GLIN TO VIEW ALL MASSES ON LINE. Mass rota. Glin Church. Sunday 1st November 11am. Fr. Austin Sunday 8th November 11 am. Canon Tony … Continue reading

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Forest Ferny Floor

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Some lovely photos of Glin by local photographers ๐Ÿ“ท

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Glin Mass Times – church services on the web.

Mass times this week are Tuesday Wednesday and Friday at 10am and on Sunday at 11am.Officiated byFr. Austin McNamara.Log into Churchservices ๐Ÿ™

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Glin Church Mass – live broadcast – Sunday 25th.

Mass tomorrow, Sunday, at 11am โ€ฆ tune in to churchservices.tv/glin Officiated by: Fr. Tim Curtin ๐Ÿ™

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Masses to be live-streamed from Glin Parish Church…

Glin Parish Pastoral Council are delighted to announce that mass will be broadcast from Glin parish church via churchservices.tv/glin. Mass will be live-streamed for the first time on Sunday 18th October next at 11 am. This is a wonderful addition … Continue reading

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Castle Keepers: Dominic West and Catherine FitzGerald of Glin Castle – The Gloss Magazine

We take a tour around the historic Glin Castle Co Limerick, now run by Dominic West and his wife Catherine FitzGerald โ€” Read on thegloss.ie/castle-keepers-dominic-west-and-catherine-fitzgerald-of-glin-castle/

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Fr. Crawford Retirement.

Fr Crawford said his final masses as Parish Priest in Glin last weekend. Every one in the parish wishes him well and we wish him a long and healthy retirement. Weekend masses will continue as normal, from beginning of October, … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Fr. Crawford Retirement.

Fr Crawford will say his final masses as Parish Priest in Glin this coming weekend. It is his wish to go quietly and with no fuss. Every one in the parish wishes him well and we wish him a long … Continue reading

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Glin GAA Club Notes

Mungret 4-11Glin 1-11Caherdavin was the venue for the County Intermediate Quarter Final last Friday evening. We had a very difficult start with three early goals for Mungret putting us on the back foot from the off and though we battled … Continue reading

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Conway’s Bar – Home

Conway’s Bar – Since 1805 โ€” Read on http://www.conwaysbar.ie/

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Glin GAA – CLUB NOTES

Intermediate County QFGlin take on Mungret this Friday evening in Mick Neville Park, Rathkeale at 6.45 in the County Intermediate quarter final. Since we were promoted from Junior in 2014, we unfortunately not made a significant impact at this grade, … Continue reading

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Biodiversity at Glin Town Park… butterflies, bees and wildflowers ๐Ÿฆ‹๐Ÿ๐ŸŒพ

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GLIN GAA CLUB NOTES โšฝ๏ธโšฝ๏ธโšฝ๏ธ

Intermediate C’ship . Glin 2-10 Bruff 2-5Though the new restrictions meant that no more than the proverbial two men and a dog were watching, the lack of spectators didn’t take from the exciting contest on the field at Feenagh last … Continue reading

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Glin and Ballyguiltenane Confirmation …๐Ÿ™

Glin will be celebrating the sacrament of Confirmation on this coming Thursday (Glin) and Friday (Ballyguiltenane). Fr. Tom Crawford will be officiating at the ceremony. It will be a lovely family occasion and we wish all the children receiving their … Continue reading

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Glin Knights Walk – Irish Independent write up!

On the Saturday supplement of the Irish independent ‘travel addict’ Pol O Conghaile included The Knights Walk in Glin among the 25 Best Family Friendly Walks in Ireland. A 4km. walk that takes you through Glin Demesne, through the Rook … Continue reading

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Donation to Glin Playground from Inver Fuels.

Many thanks to Shane Adams of Adams Garage Glin who recently secured a donation of E1000 from Inver Fuels. These funds will be donated for use in the upkeep of Glin Playground. Receiving the cheque are Eva Oโ€™Connor and Sheila … Continue reading

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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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