Category Archives: In the news this week…

Glin Development – moss and algae removal in Town Park ⚠️

The moss and algae has been power hosed today in Glin Park. Great work done by contractor Aidan O Sullivan of cas prop sols (FB page). The playground and the Centenary Bridge all got an overhaul. Looking great now and … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Visit the Icon of the Holy Family

You are invited to visit the wonderful Icon of the Holy Family in Newcastlewest Church from Sunday 17th to Monday 19th December. Don’t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend time this Advent in quiet reflection and it’s also your opportunity … Continue reading

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GB Rovers ⚽ U12 Div 1

The GB Rovers U.12 (Division 1) team had a great win today in the U.12 cup against Abbeyfeale in Abbey Rovers pitch. It was a super game of soccer and both teams should be proud of their performances today. GB … Continue reading

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GB Rovers ⚽ Gaynor Cup U14 squad

Congratulations to Orla MacNamara, Lorna Healy and Ella Tobin on making the Gaynor Cup U.14 squad. Excellent achievement

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⚽ Last Man Standing 💰

Glin Rovers… WE HAVE A WINNER !!!! Congratulations to Paul Read who has won this round of the Glin Rovers Last Man Standing. Paul is one of the punters from the Harp and Hound bar in Mystic, Connneticut who recently … Continue reading

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St Fergus & Neven Maguire 🍛 🍜

Tune in to limerick 95fm tomorrow morning, Saturday, November 4, after the 9 o clock news to hear Neven Maguires interview regarding our St Fergus school fundraiser cookery demo.

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Glin Tidy Towns – winter planting.

  The planter at Glin Castle wall near Glin church got a nice winter makeover 🌷🌷🍁🌷🍁🍂

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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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Glin Tidy Towns – Town Park clean-up.

Town Park Clean Up. Glin TT would like to thank Jim Lynch of TUS for fixing the No Litter sign that was vandalized during the summer. Hopefully it will now be left alone to do its job! A big thanks … Continue reading

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Mens 👔 🔧 🏠 Shed

A Men’s Shed is a community-based, non-commercial organisation which is open to all men where the primary activity is the provision of a safe, friendly and inclusive environment where the men are able to gather and/or work on meaningful projects … Continue reading

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Coffee Morning ☕ 🍰 Sun 22 Oct

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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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Glin Tidy Towns

Last of the cleanups for now. Flowers are lovely now around the town. Hope the storm doesn’t wreck them😮. Thanks to all for the help 👍😁  

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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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Glin Development and Tidy Towns – results time pending!

Glin Development and Tidy Towns. Fingers crossed that Glin will perform well in the Tidy Towns results. All the judging is completed and the next stage are the results in September! It was a great summer and the flowers that … Continue reading

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Beautiful poem by Lily Dhond about The Knights Walk.

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Our very own Rose-bud Orlaith Leahy from Glin🌹

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Local Sports Hero – Jack Sheahan, Glin.

Local Hero Jack Sheahan. There is some wonderful talent in Glin! Glin would like to congratulate Jack Sheahan, son of Pat and Maureen Sheahan, for his outstanding achievement in the Kerry District League (KDL) awards night. Jack wiped the board … Continue reading

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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 Tidy Towns – Saturday Morning Clean-Up.

Another Tidy-up today at the green space opposite the Catholic Church in Church Street. This is a lovely green area to sit and relax in the seats when the sun is shining and watch the world go by….. Thanks to … 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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More illegal dumping in Glin😡

  Just out for a nice walk with the dog, went down by the slipway at the tennis court to enjoy the sea breeze, and ………to my horror, more dumping at the shore at the back of the tennis wall😡😡pulled … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Saturday Morning Cleanup.

Great work done today clearing weeds and grass from the wall verge and footpath verges heading out the N69 to Tarbert. Nearly there now, another Saturday should finish the job. More clearing work done by Phil Giles at the bridge … Continue reading

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Hot Chocolate at Glin Pier!

Call to Maire McIntyre at the pier for lovely hot chocolate, teas and coffees. Nice cookies and buns too🍩🍪☕️! Thank you Maire.

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Glin Castle & Garden Guided Tour – Aug 6th.

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Glin Homes and Day Care launch new van 🚐

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Glin Homes and Day Care launched new van today.   Meals on Wheels available to Glin Community on Monday Wednesday and Friday’s .  

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Pontoon launched today 💪💪🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️🏊 at Glin Pier!

  Woo hoo🤗🤗Pontoon in the water today, great excitement. Good man Micky Mulvihill and all involved 🏊🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️💪💪

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Swim 🏊 class & Water ⚠ Safety ⌚times

The swimming 🏊 & Water Safety ⚠ times ⌚ for July 18-21 are as follows:

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Summer fun at Glin Pier 🌞🌞🏊‍♀️🏊🏊‍♀️🏊🌞🌞

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Glin Sportive Charity Cycle

Online registration will close this Thursday evening 13/7/17.

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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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Photos by Estelle O’Driscoll – views from the Knights Walk.

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Couch to 5K training – FREE – 13-7-17

Couch – 5k Thursday 13-7-17 @ 7 Venue Glin Gaa. CH Health and Fitness Very excited to be getting started with this couch – k. We will be starting at the GAA fields for Introduction, teaching drills, flexibility and stretching. … Continue reading

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GLIN PARISH PASTORAL COUNCIL. What are we?

“God grant me the serenity to accept the things I cannot change, courage to change the things I can, and wisdom to know the difference “. The Pastoral Council is formed over a year now. It has twelve members including … Continue reading

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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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Glin Tidy Towns – The Boss did some fab planting today!

Head of Operations:  John Anthony Culhane. Artistic Director:  Sr. Mary Doody. Floor Manager:  Eamon Sweeney. Photographer: Marie Fitzgerald . Director:  Oscar🐾🐾

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Glin Tidy Towns – another Saturday, another cleanup!

Fantastic turnout again this morning at Glin Town Park for the weekly cleanup. A huge thanks to all the volunteers who take an hour out of their Saturday to come and help. This is community spirit at its best! There … Continue reading

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Diocese of Limerick talk to Betty Browne at Lourdes 🙏

Betty Browne from Glin parish is coming to Lourdes for 35 years now. Is that a record? Lovely to hear her continued enthusiasm for the pilgrimage #limericklourdes2017  

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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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Kilfergus Estate 🏡 getting a makeover!

Well done to the residents of Kilfergus Estate. The place looks amazing. Joe Wallace is a great man with the power washer, especially with the helping hand from Bernie Moloney. Beautiful planting done on the entrance to the estate. It’s … Continue reading

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Honour bestowed on The Keeper of The Knights Walk.

We in Glin, as a community, are so lucky to have the wonderful amenity of The Knights Walk. It is one of three walks that make up the Glin Heritage Trails. The Knights Walk runs from St Paul’s Heritage Centre … Continue reading

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Glin, a jewel in West Limerick…

Glin is nestled quietly on the N69 close to the Kerry border on the coastal  drive to Listowel.  There are lots of amenities in Glin, everything from walking, hiking, fishing, swimming, tennis, even a playground for the children and a … Continue reading

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Launch of Meals-on-Wheels.

L-R. Eamon Sweeney, Sammy O’Sullivan, John Anthony Culhane, Tom O’Hehir, Denis Kennedy, Sr. Mary Doody, Marie Adams, Mary Stackpool, Councillor John Sheahan, Una Hennessy, Mary Hogan. Glin Homes for the Elderly has launched its ‘Meals-on- Wheels’ service. It was officially … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI – Glin – 18 June 2017.

We were blessed with sunshine to celebrate the CORPUS CHRISTI in Glin. It was well attended and lovely expressions of veneration adorned the streets. The Pastoral Council in conjunction with Cloverfield Day Care Centre hosted a gathering after the veneration … Continue reading

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