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SAVE THE DATE – Christmas Concert ๐ŸŒฒ

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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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Last of the cleanups for now. Flowers are lovely now around the town. Hope the storm doesn’t wreck them๐Ÿ˜ฎ. Thanks to all for the help ๐Ÿ‘๐Ÿ˜  

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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. โ‚ฌ10 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 Glin๐ŸŒน

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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 Glin๐Ÿ˜ก

  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 wall๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜กpulled … 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 too๐Ÿฉ๐Ÿชโ˜•๏ธ! 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 ๐Ÿš

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

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Pontoon launched today ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŠ at Glin Pier!

  Woo hoo๐Ÿค—๐Ÿค—Pontoon in the water today, great excitement. Good man Micky Mulvihill and all involved ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐Ÿ’ช๐Ÿ’ช

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Swim ๐ŸŠ class & Water โš  Safety โŒštimes

The swimming ๐ŸŠ & Water Safety โš  times โŒš for July 18-21 are as follows:

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Summer fun at Glin Pier ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŠโ€โ™€๏ธ๐ŸŠ๐ŸŒž๐ŸŒž

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Glin Sportive Charity Cycle

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

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Swimming ๐ŸŠ & 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 ๐Ÿ†Ben & Nathan

Glin 1st and 2nd in the Limerick community games finals U16 200m. Well done Ben Sheehan and Nathan Wright ๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ†    

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

Head of Operations: ย John Anthony Culhane. Artistic Director: ย Sr. Mary Doody. Floor Manager: ย Eamon Sweeney. Photographer: Marie Fitzgerald . Director: ย Oscar๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ

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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 ๐Ÿ™

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 โšฝ Awards๐Ÿ†๐Ÿ… June 29

The GB Rovers โšฝ awards ๐Ÿ…๐Ÿ†๐ŸŽ– 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 ๐Ÿก 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 ย drive to Listowel. ย 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 โ€˜Meals-on- Wheelsโ€™ 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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CORPUS CHRISTI -Glin – 18 June 2017.

Tantum Ergo Sacramentum sang by Glin Parish Choir.  

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Glin Tidy Towns – clean up continues.

  We had a great turnout on Saturday morning. Everyone is busy maintaining all the hard work that has been completed to date. Areas that have been targeted include the Ballyguiltenane approach road, the path by the National School, the … Continue reading

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Sunshine at the Pier

High Tide Approx Times – Saturday 12 n oon –ย Sunday 1pm –ย Monday 2pm                      

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Shannon Estuary Way launched in Glin

Fรกilte Ireland Unveils Route for New Shannon Estuary Way June 16, 2017 Minister of State for Tourism and Sport Patrick Oโ€™Donovan today unveiled the route for the Shannon Estuary Drive – the first in what is hoped to be a … Continue reading

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Events 2017

Our Events page on Glin.info is being updated for 2017. Click here to see. Please send your event information to us at glindev@gmail.com or 087 629 6439   Events in Glinย 2017 The following events are planned (some tentatively) in Glin … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi through the years

             

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Tennis Membership 1/2 price

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Tidy Towns – new hanging baskets in The Square๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒน๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒท

Beautiful hanging baskets installed Tuesday evening in the square. Thanks to Curraghchase Garden Centre for filling them with beautiful begonias and trailing plants. We added some more home made upcycled flower boxes to the fountain area and they look very … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI procession Sunday 18th after 11am Mass.

WEATHER PERMITTING! Glin Parish Pastoral Council cordially invite you to tea in Cloverfiled Day Care Centre after the CORPUS CHRISTI Procession next Sunday 18th. ย The procession will take place after 11am mass and will take in Church St, The Square, … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – the clean-up continues.

Another great clean up this morning. We did an overhaul of Main Road opposite park and Mary St got another kerb weeding and along by the bridge. Thanks to Helen Fitzgerald, Siobhan Moloney, Mary Sheahan and Marie Fitzgerald. Thanks to … Continue reading

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CORPUS CHRISTI PROCESSION 18th JUNE.

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GLIN KNITTING GROUP.

Glin Knitting Group Please join us on Wednesday from 2 to 3.30 pm at Cloverfield Day Care Centre. ย ALL WELCOME

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