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Community Games 🥇Gold Medal🥇 for Maurice Fitzgerald

Last weekend kids from Glin participated in the limerick county community games swimming gala. A great day was had by all. Jack and Adam Hutchinson had great swims and showed great style and technique. Sisters Eimear and Caoimhe O’Sullivan had … Continue reading

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Dog Fouling problem – Glin.

Anyone walking the path to Tarbert with their dog/dogs can you PLEASE CLEAN UP after they do their business. The path is a disgrace with dog fouling. Bags available from PEG in the LIBRARY.  

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Illegal Dumping at Glin Pier.

  On approximately Monday last (19th Feb), bags of household rubbish were dumped at the back of Glin pier (west side). These bags were subsequently broken open by scavenging crows and wind and tide spread it all across a wide … Continue reading

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Illegal dumping at Glin Pier.

Isn’t this shameful 😡. Our beautiful pristine shoreline destroyed by some disgusting shameless person 😡😡😡😡 Thanks to DES SCANLON for cleaning up this contaminated lot.  

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Lifeguards 🏊‍♂️ Glin & Kilteery 2018

Limerick City and County Council is establishing a panel for the position of Temporary Lifeguard – Glin & Kilteery Piers for Summer 2018. Candidates will demonstrate through their application and at the interview that he/she: holds as a minimum, a … Continue reading

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Music 🎻 Session 🎵 Sun 18 Feb

MUSIC SESSION: Glin Comhaltas music session in Dunnes pub, on Sunday, February 18 from 6-8pm. All welcome.

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Valentines celebration with WMOF2018

Take a free Valentines Day Card and book of Tokens from Hogan’s and McNamara’s grocery shop Glin. ❤️❤️❤️ Following Pope Francis’ calls to celebrate St. Valentine’s Day in a more meaningful way, the World Meeting of Families 2018 is inviting … Continue reading

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Shining a light on Bats, by Albert Nolan.

Super Article in this weeks Limerick Leader on Limericks newly formed Bat Group by Albert Nolan Shining a light on Bats. The first real day of spring, brought welcome sunshine, and a clear blue sky. Nature stirred in every corner … Continue reading

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Last Man Standing ⚽️ Closing Date 🏁 Fri 9/2/18

Don’t forget, if you would like to join the Glin Rovers LMS competition the closing date is this Friday. Contact your previous seller or reply to this email if you are interested. The entry fee is €10 and the prize … 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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Information evening to learn more about our River Shannon.

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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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Estuary Swim 🏊 Club and Triathlon 🏃🚴🏊 Club

Glin Estuary Swim Club and Glin Triathlon Club would like to wish you all a happy new year. It was great to see such a large crowd at Glin Pier on Christmas Day for our annual swim. Hope you have … Continue reading

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GAA AGM Fri 5 Jan 2017

A reminder that Glin GAA AGM is on this Friday at 8pm in the clubhouse. All members are asked to make every effort to attend, as decisions made on the night will affect the outcome of the club for the … 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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Presentation of Christmas Hamper to Willie Wall by Glin Development 🎄🎄

What a man! Thank you Willie Wall from all in Glin Development and Tidy Towns. You are a credit and an inspiration to the town of Glin. Please accept this hamper as a mark of our gratitude to you. 🎁🎄🎁🎅🎄🎁🎄

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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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Wrenboys 🎻 & Christmas 🎅 Market Sun 17 Dec

It’s finally here 😊 really excited about the Wrenboy Competition here in Glin today: while we live in hope for a massive improvement in the weather, this is Ireland in December so if it doesn’t improve the craft market and … Continue reading

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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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