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I came across this in the 1990 Ballyguiltenane Journal. It is an interesting piece on the history of Glin in 1816 – pre famine times. Sorry if the pages are in the wrong order. Read title page first. I have … Continue reading
Glin Castle features in Cé A Chónaigh I Mo Theachsa on RTE1 television tonight, Dec 1st at 7:30pm. In the second Series of ‘Cé a Chónaigh i mo Theachsa?’ presenter Manchán Magan, sets out to unlock the extraordinary stories hidden … Continue reading
Munster Junior Club Football Quarter Final Glin 1-12 Inane Rovers 2-08 It’s fair to say that the last ten days are up there with the greatest ever in the history of Glin GAA club. Following on from our victory over … Continue reading
I attach a copy of a photo which was recently donated to the library. Can anybody confirm if they know which school this was taken at. Probably in the 1920’s.
RWYCI OOD Randall Counihan started the race shortly after 12pm and both classes set off on a beat toward Bolands Buoy in 25 knots and wind against tide making for very challenging seas. After rounding Bolands the White Sails fleet … Continue reading
There will be an outing to Foynes on Sunday, 17th August 2014. Meet at Foynes Flying Boat Museum at 11am. We will visit museum then have lunch followed by a tour of village with local historian Sean Diffley. All are … Continue reading
Meeting of Glin Historical Society on Friday May 30th in Cloverfield Centre at 8 p.m. Please bring along old photos and artefacts. Everybody welcome.
The following is an extract from the book “A Frenchman’s Walk through Ireland 1796/97”. (Translated from the French of DE LATOGNAYE by JOHN STEVENSON)This little bit is when he came to Glin. It is interesting. “ Fatigued by the long … Continue reading
Meeting of Glin Historical Society on Friday 25/4/14 in cloverfield Daycare Centre at 8pm. Please bring along any old photos that might be of interest. the plan for the meeting follows: 1. Plan Summer events e.g. Sunday outings to Foynes, … Continue reading
The next meeting of Glin Historical Society will be held on Friday April 25th at 8 p.m. in Cloverfield Centre. Items for discussion: 1. Plan Summer events e.g. Sunday outings to Foynes, Tarbert and Loughill. 2. Plan Winter events e.g., … Continue reading
We’re inviting people to send in old photographs of people and places connected to Glin to be published here on the Glin website. This great image was recently sent to us by his grand nephew, George Langan and we are … Continue reading
There will be a meeting of Glin Historical Society in Cloverfield on Friday 27/2/14 at 8pm. We will look back over 2013 & make plans for talks and outings in 2014. All are welcome.
The 3rd edition of the Glencorbry Chronicle is available now in Glin. There are copies at the library and other outlets around the town and it costs E10.
Glin Historical Society are launching the 2013 edition of the Glencorbry Chronicle at Cloverfield Centre on Saturday December 7th at 8 p.m. (after Mass). Everybody welcome.
The new biography of the late Knight of Glin ‘The Last Knight’ will be launched by Tom Donovan at Glin Castle on Tuesday December 10th between 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
Meeting of Glin Historical Society Friday 29th November at 8pm in Cloverfield Day Care Centre, Creagh St, Glin. (Note the meeting was originally scheduled for Fri 22nd Nov). Everybody welcome!
Meeting of Glin Historical Society Friday 4 October at 8 p.m. in Cloverfield Day Care Centre, Creagh St, Glin. Everybody welcome to attend – members & non-members. Phone 087 629 6439 for further details.
The 29th Knight of Glin, Desmond FitzGerald, who died in 2011, will be remembered at a special memorial lecture organised by the Limerick Chapter of the Irish Georgian Society on 17 September at 8 pm in the Tara Building, Mary … Continue reading
Glin Historical Society are having an outing to Askeaton on Sunday, July 28. People are asked to meet at 2pm in the Church car park in Glin and we will travel from there to Askeaton. A reminder to anyone interested … Continue reading
Historical & Heritage Day out for all the Family on Sunday 16th June. Registration from 2pm at St. Fergus National School Glin. There will be a ‘Historical Walk & Talk’ for all the
Visit to Scattery Island, Sunday, 18th August 2013 (outing). Meet at Glin Church Car Park at 10:30am and take Tarbert to Killimer ferry at 11am. Maximise passenger numbers
Recording Graves & Headstones: Glin Historical Society in conjunction with West Limerick Resources will be recording graves and headstones in Glin over the coming weeks. Images of headstones and the details on the headstones will be recorded and preserved. If … Continue reading
April 21: A reminder that we are hosting Shanid Historical Society (Shanagolden) this Sunday April 21st. Meet at Glin Church car park at 2pm. We will be visiting Glin Castle
Glin Historical Society, April 21st: Glin Historical Society are hosting the Shanid Historical Society, from Shanagolden, this coming Sunday, April 21st. The two societies are meeting at
Glin Historical Society Meetings & Events 2013 All meetings held in Cloverfield unless otherwise stated.
Glin Historical Society Thursday March 21st 2013 Agenda Progress report on 1. New website for Glin with input from GHS 2. School Project collecting Local Folklore 3. Proposed Glencorbry Journal 4. Graveyards GPS mapping project 5. Glin Gathering events 6. … Continue reading