Category Archives: Historical Society

Glin Defibrillator Group – Church Gate Collection

Glin Defibrillator Group are having their Church Gate Collection this weekend 10/11 th November.  Your support as always is greatly appreciated .   Advertisements

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🧚‍♀️Fairy🧚‍♂️ Trail Opening 🍭Party🍥

The Fairys have been very busy the last few weeks but now they are ready to open the door and welcome you in. Tomorrow is the official opening of Glin Fairy Trail from 2pm Sunday 30/9/18. There will be face … Continue reading

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Historical Society September Outings

Sept 8th 2018 Glin Historical Society will visit Listowel town and castle this Sat Sept 8 with Vincent Carmody. Meet at Glin church car park at 9:30 on Sat morning. Lifts available and everybody welcome.   Sept 9th 2018 On … Continue reading

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Glin Castle ⛵Yacht⚓ Race 8/9/18

 

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Karl O’Sullivan ⚽️POTM⚽️ Limerick FC

Congratulations to Glin’s Karl O’Sullivan, Winger, who wins the #LimerickFC Player of the Month for August 2018.

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Glin Triathlon 2018 Results

Oisin “The Shark” O’Sullivan first out from the swim in today’s Glin Tri. Here he is with his team mates: dad David O Sullivan who was on bike and Fergal FitzGerald who was on foot. Well done lads and to … Continue reading

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Vancouver Senior Football Champions 2018

Vancouver Senior Football Champions 2018!! 💚💚💚 Congrats to Glin’s Michael Sweeney!

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Coffee Morning – GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR GROUP – 2nd September.

Please support the Glin Defibrillator Coffee morning next Sunday, 2nd September, at 11.30am after Mass. Venue: Conway’s function room. Time: 11.30am. Come for a cup of coffee and cake and please spread the word! Funds raised will be used towards … Continue reading

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🎾Tennis🎾 Coaching 21/8/18

Another successful coaching session was held on Tuesday last. Thanks to all those who came and enjoyed the coaching expertise of professional coach, Bryan Stewart. The next session will be in Glin on Tuesday 21st August. Starting again with the … Continue reading

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Photos from Glin Castle Open Day

Thank you to all those people who sent in wonderful photos of the Glin Castle Open day which was held Sunday 29th July. Great talent out there.  

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Glin Tennis – Coaching – Tuesday 7th August! 🎾🎾🎾

COACHING SESSION – TUESDAY 7th AUGUST 🎾🎾 Bryan Stewart Professional Tennis Coach will be back at Glin Tennis Court Tuesday afternoon the 6th of August 2018 to offer tennis skills and training to any children interested. Under 10s: 2pm to … Continue reading

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Glin Tennis -Coaching 🎾🎾🎾

TENNIS COACHING – THIS TUESDAY 31st JULY! 🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾 Professional Tennis Coach, Bryan Stewart, will be at Glin Tennis Court Tuesday 31st July to offer an introduction to tennis skills and training to any children interested. Under 10s: 3pm to 3.35pm. … Continue reading

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A Preview of Glin Castle 🌳Gardens🌺

The video below is of Glin Castle Gardens described by Catherine FitzGerald, Madam Olda FitzGerald and Tom Wall. Tom Wall will lead the garden tours for the Glin Castle Open Day on 29/7/18. His knowledge and passion guarantee a unique … Continue reading

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Knight of Glin Exhibition Room

  The first art gallery built in Britain or Ireland reopened to the public in Dublin in June. The exhibition space at the City Assembly House on South William Street in Dublin was built in 1766 and has been completely … Continue reading

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Launch of the Glin Realm and Tourism Plan…

LAUNCH OF THE GLIN PUBLIC REALM AND TOURISM PLAN…. Venue:  Glin Library Date: Saturday 28th July  Time: 7.45pm.  Refreshments provided and face painting for children 👶            ALL. WELCOME. 

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‘What Matters’ at Glin Castle with Catherine Fitzgerald and John Anthony Culhane. Interview by John Prendergast.

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Glin Knights 🚴‍♀️Sportive🚴‍♂️ 22/7/18

Anyone willing to marshal / volunteer on the day of the knights sportif please? perhaps partners or friends too? Sunday 22nd July. Contact any member of Glin Knights Cycling Club.

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Glin Castle and Garden Tour. Save the date ….

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Glin Castle and Gardens Tour..

  PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD….

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Conor Sheahan Finals 2018 – the photos

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Corpus Christi 🇻🇦 2018 in Glin

       

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Bee and Butterfly Workshops 🐝🦋

🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋 BEE AND BUTTERFLY WORKSHOPS Community Bee Monitoring Workshop Adare Village Hall, Co Limerick DATE: on request for both workshops… This workshop will provide training in bee identification, surveying and recording techniques. It will consist of an indoor presentation and … Continue reading

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Glin – Good Friday Team Limerick Cleanup

Hi Good Friday is the county clean up day of our roads and byways of rubbish and litter. This is a shout out 📢 to all the wonderful volunteers who come out and help to clean up our town lands … Continue reading

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Glin – Good Friday Team Limerick Cleanup

Hi Good Friday is the county clean up day of our roads and byways of rubbish and litter. This is a shout out 📢 to all the wonderful volunteers who come out and help to clean up our town lands … Continue reading

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Glin Defib Training Course – – – 7th April.

Spring (?) is upon us and it’s the time of year again for CFR (Cardiac First Responder)and Defibrillator Training. The first course of the season will be on Saturday 7th APRIL in Conway’s function room, Glin. Please contact Marie on … Continue reading

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World Meeting of Families 2018 – how to register to attend in August.

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Invitation to Biodiversity Talk – this evening Wednesday at 7.30.

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Community 🗣Consultation for the Shannon Estuary Way

  Tonight, Tuesday, 23 February, we have the 2nd Community Consultation for the Shannon Estuary Way loop drive off of the Wild Atlantic Way. This is a really great opportunity to hear more about what is happening to develop this as … Continue reading

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Family Mass tomorrow at 11 am. All welcome.

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – interview with John Prendergast.

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Glin Development presents Christmas Hamper to Dovie Martin, The Keeper of the Knights Walk.

Glin Development presenting The Keeper of the Knights Walk, Dovie Martin, with a Christmas Hamper as a thank you gesture and acknowledgement of his tireless work in maintaining the Heritage Trail walk. Thank you Dovie from all in Glin Development … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – What does Family mean to me?

Glin Parish Pastoral Council. Please join us on New Years Eve at Sunday mass to celebrate the launch of WMF2018. The mass will celebrate all that is ‘family’ and it will be a time of celebration and reflection. Our very … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Ireland World Meeting of Families.

WORLD MEETING OF FAMILIES 2018. Pope Francis chose Ireland to host next year’s World Meeting of Families to make sure Irish Catholics would take part in a ‘revolution’ promoting marriage and family life, one of the Pope’s key advisors has … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group – Autumn Training.

  Glin Defibrillator Group. Autumn is upon us and it’s the time of year again for CFR (Cardiac First Responder)and Defibrillator Training. The first course of the season will be on Saturday 11th November at Conway’s. Please contact Marie on … Continue reading

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SAVE THE DATE – Christmas Concert 🌲

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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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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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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 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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Beautiful poem by Lily Dhond about The Knights Walk.

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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 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 & Garden Guided Tour – Aug 6th.

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Swimming 🏊 & Water Safety – register 16/7

Swimming & Water Safety classes take place at the pier July 17-21. REGISTRATION Sunday 16 July at the pier 12-1pm.

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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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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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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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GB Rovers ⚽ Awards🏆🏅 June 29

The GB Rovers ⚽ awards 🏅🏆🎖 night will take place next Thursday night the 29th June at the hall in Glin at 7pm. Could all parents please contribute to the night with some buns, cakes, etc Thank you.

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