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Glin Tidy Towns – winter planting.

  The planter at Glin Castle wall near Glin church got a nice winter makeover ๐ŸŒท๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ๐ŸŒท๐Ÿ๐Ÿ‚ Advertisements

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Glin Tidy Towns – decline of our bees #biodiversity Ireland#All Ireland Pollinator Plan.

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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 yearโ€™s World Meeting of Families to make sure Irish Catholics would take part in a โ€˜revolutionโ€™ promoting marriage and family life, one of the Popeโ€™s key advisors has … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group – Autumn Training.

  Glin Defibrillator Group. Autumn is upon us and itโ€™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 Conwayโ€™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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SAVE THE DATE – Christmas Concert ๐ŸŒฒ

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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 Tidy Towns

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

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

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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 ๐ŸŽจ

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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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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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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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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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Cloverfield flower display๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒป๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒพ๐ŸŒบ

Lovely displays of flowers adorning Cloverfield, homes for the elderly.  

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GLIN CLEAN COASTS.

Great turnout on Saturday morning lastย for the GLIN CLEAN COASTS event. Thanks to all our volunteers who did great work clearing the shore either side of Glin. Lots of rubbish collected including old buckets, bits of iron mongery, electric drill, … Continue reading

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Vandalism at Old Glin Castle ๐Ÿ˜ก

What would The Gallant Garrison think of some our idle youth today. Shocking pictures of the inside of Old Glin Castle that was vandalised with red spray paint yesterday. This is being investigated ๐Ÿ˜ก

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Glin Homes for the Elderly – Meals on Wheels

Glin Homes for the Elderly, in association with the HSE, is launching a Meals-on-Wheels service for the elderly in the local community over the coming months. Meals (x2) will be delivered on a Monday, Wednesday and Friday of each week. … Continue reading

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GLIN TIDY TOWNS – cleaning, weeding, planting and painting getting underway!

Tidy Towns was feeling very blessed this morning, members of our Saturday Team included Fr. Tom Crawford and Sr. Mary Doody๐Ÿ˜‡. Great work done, even though it was a windy wet morning. Thanks also to Bridget Lacy, Breda Henderson, Jessie … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – Town Park – Saturday at 11am!

If you have a free hour on Sat morning at 11am, please come along to the Town Park, bring any gardening tools to hand. ๐ŸŒบ๐ŸŒธ๐ŸŒผ๐ŸŒปMany hands make light work!

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