Category Archives: Local Notes

Church Gate Collection – Glin Tidy Towns.

Thank you to all who gave so generously this weekend to Glin Tidy Towns Church Gate Collection.  Advertisements

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Historical Society September Outings

Sept 8th 2018 Glin Historical Society will visit Listowel town and castle this Sat Sept 8 with Vincent Carmody. Meet at Glin church car park at 9:30 on Sat morning. Lifts available and everybody welcome.   Sept 9th 2018 On … Continue reading

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Glin Castle ⛵Yacht⚓ Race 8/9/18

 

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Baby👶 & Toddler👼 Group

Please spread the word that Glin Baby & Toddler Group is open Thursday 6/9/18 at 10 til 12 noon. €3 per family gets you entry plus surplus amounts of tea, coffee and snacks for the children 😃 This is a … Continue reading

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Glin Rovers ⚽️50th🎉 Anniversary

Glin Rovers F.C. 50th Anniversary 2018. To mark our clubs 50th year having been founded in 1968 we are organising a Celebration Social on Friday 9/11/18 at the Listowel Arms. John Delaney, Chief Executive Officer of the FAI will be … Continue reading

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Comhaltas 🎻Music🎶 Classes

Glin Comhaltas are starting music classes – first term on Wed 12th! Registration takes place on Monday 10th at 7pm in Ceol Cobrai Hall All children welcome! Instruments available to rent! Looking forward to new members! 🎻🎹🎤🎼

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Karl O’Sullivan ⚽️POTM⚽️ Limerick FC

Congratulations to Glin’s Karl O’Sullivan, Winger, who wins the #LimerickFC Player of the Month for August 2018.

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Thank you from Glin Defibrillator Group❤️

Glin Defibrillator Group would like to thank everyone who came  and supported our coffee morning.   Funds raised will be used towards upkeep of our 10 Defibrillators and for the purchase of batteries and shock pads. Your support is greatly … Continue reading

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GAA LGFA 🏐 Limerick U13 Academy

Well done to the Limerick LGFA U13 2005 Development teams who traveled to Mallow on Saturday 1/9/18 & played four games in each of their groups V Cork, Waterford, Clare, Tipperary & Kerry. A great outing for these young girls … Continue reading

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Glin Triathlon 2018 Results

Oisin “The Shark” O’Sullivan first out from the swim in today’s Glin Tri. Here he is with his team mates: dad David O Sullivan who was on bike and Fergal FitzGerald who was on foot. Well done lads and to … Continue reading

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Road safety works at St Fergus

This morning Minister Patrick O’Donovan and Cllr John Sheahan were delighted to announce an investment of €50,000 for road safety works at St. Fergus’ National School in Glin. The money was allocated by Minister Michael Ring under the Clar Programme.  

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Triathlon 1/9/2018

    Firstly, thank you to all triathletes who have registered. We promise that this year’s event will be the best yet with exciting goody bags and lots, lots more. There are places left so register today on www.triathlonireland.com 1. Registration … Continue reading

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Brothers of Charity Cycle 1/9/18

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Vancouver Senior Football Champions 2018

Vancouver Senior Football Champions 2018!! 💚💚💚 Congrats to Glin’s Michael Sweeney!

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Basketball registration 29/9/2018

Registration for Vixens Basketball Club in Athea Hall on Wed 29/9/19 7-8pm.

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Triathlon 1/9/2018

    Firstly, thank you to all triathletes who have registered. We promise that this year’s event will be the best yet with exciting goody bags and lots, lots more. There are places left so register today on www.triathlonireland.com 1. Registration … Continue reading

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Coffee Morning – GLIN DEFIBRILLATOR GROUP – 2nd September.

Please support the Glin Defibrillator Coffee morning next Sunday, 2nd September, at 11.30am after Mass. Venue: Conway’s function room. Time: 11.30am. Come for a cup of coffee and cake and please spread the word! Funds raised will be used towards … Continue reading

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Glin Tennis – Coaching 🎾🎾🎾

Back by popular demand, our professional coach, Bryan Stewart, will be at Glin Tennis Court tomorrow, TUESDAY 21st AUGUST 🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾 Starting again with the under 10s – from 3pm to 3.40pm, Age 10 to 12 – from 3.40pm to 4.20pm … Continue reading

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Going for Gold- GLIN Litter Competition😊

LITTER COMPETITION – GOING FOR GOLD 👍 GLIN WILL BE AMONG ONE OF THE TOWNS INCLUDED – WE WILL BE SPOT CHECKED THIS COMING WEEK 20th to 24th AUGUST. 😊 PLEASE HELP TO KEEP GLIN LITTER FREE 👍 *Each of … Continue reading

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Glin Defibrillator Group

AUTUMN TRAINING Autumn is nearly upon us and it’s the time of year again for CFR (Cardiac First Responder)and Defibrillator Training. The second course of the year will be on SATURDAY 15th SEPTEMBER in Conway’s function room, Glin. Please contact … Continue reading

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🎾Tennis🎾 Coaching 21/8/18

Another successful coaching session was held on Tuesday last. Thanks to all those who came and enjoyed the coaching expertise of professional coach, Bryan Stewart. The next session will be in Glin on Tuesday 21st August. Starting again with the … Continue reading

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🏄‍♀️Windsurfing🏄‍♂️ in Glin 18/19 Aug 2018

Fun Windsurfing in Glin 18 or 19 August 2018. Details TBC. Please check  https://www.windsurfing.ie/news/calendar.html

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Antisocial behavior at Glin Town Park

VANDALISM AT GLIN PARK AND PIER. Glin Development and Tidy Towns erected 6 signs ‘Managed for Wildlife ‘ and ‘Please don’t litter’ around the Glin Park and pier road areas over the past two summers. These signs have in recent … Continue reading

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Photos from Glin Castle Open Day

Thank you to all those people who sent in wonderful photos of the Glin Castle Open day which was held Sunday 29th July. Great talent out there.  

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Glin Tennis – Coaching – Tuesday 7th August! 🎾🎾🎾

COACHING SESSION – TUESDAY 7th AUGUST 🎾🎾 Bryan Stewart Professional Tennis Coach will be back at Glin Tennis Court Tuesday afternoon the 6th of August 2018 to offer tennis skills and training to any children interested. Under 10s: 2pm to … Continue reading

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Glin Tennis -Coaching 🎾🎾🎾

TENNIS COACHING – THIS TUESDAY 31st JULY! 🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾🎾 Professional Tennis Coach, Bryan Stewart, will be at Glin Tennis Court Tuesday 31st July to offer an introduction to tennis skills and training to any children interested. Under 10s: 3pm to 3.35pm. … Continue reading

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A Preview of Glin Castle 🌳Gardens🌺

The video below is of Glin Castle Gardens described by Catherine FitzGerald, Madam Olda FitzGerald and Tom Wall. Tom Wall will lead the garden tours for the Glin Castle Open Day on 29/7/18. His knowledge and passion guarantee a unique … Continue reading

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Launch of the Glin Realm and Tourism Plan…

LAUNCH OF THE GLIN PUBLIC REALM AND TOURISM PLAN…. Venue:  Glin Library Date: Saturday 28th July  Time: 7.45pm.  Refreshments provided and face painting for children 👶            ALL. WELCOME. 

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‘What Matters’ at Glin Castle with Catherine Fitzgerald and John Anthony Culhane. Interview by John Prendergast.

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Glin Charity 🏊‍♀️Swim🏊‍♂️ 21/7/18

 

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Glin Knights 🚴‍♀️Sportive🚴‍♂️ 22/7/18

Anyone willing to marshal / volunteer on the day of the knights sportif please? perhaps partners or friends too? Sunday 22nd July. Contact any member of Glin Knights Cycling Club.

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Glin Tidy Towns

Margaret (Mags) Mulcahy. Glin’s Litter Control Officer. When your out and about in Glin whether doing your shopping or out walking on any of Glin’s beautiful heritage walks or at the pier, you will see a lone figure carrying a … Continue reading

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Glin Castle and Garden Tour. Save the date ….

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Glin Development and Tidy Towns 🌼

  A big thank you to Willie Wall who is out everyday in all weathers keeping our town square and sorrounding streets immaculate! He is such a gentleman and never looks for praise!  Willie is very impressed with the completed … Continue reading

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Swim🏊‍♀️ & Water Safety💦 Registration 8/7/18

Water Safety Classes at Glin Pier: Registration for Water Safety classes takes place at the pier on Sunday, July 8 at 12 noon. Classes commence on Monday, July 9 in the afternoon. Swimming lessons €30 and water safety classes €40. … Continue reading

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😌Meditation🌿🌳 8/7/18

Meditation: Spend a day slowing down to the natural rhythms of the elements through guided meditation, singing bowls and mindfulness practices outside and in a purpose-built Earth Lodge in a beautiful setting in Glin, West Limerick. Led by qualified Gestalt Psychotherapist … Continue reading

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Coffee☕ Morning 🍰 Fundraiser🥧 8/7/18

On this Sunday, 8th July a coffee morning will be held in Geoghegans. All funds go to the sponsored charity swim this year which is in aid of The Caroline Foundation. Your support is much appreciated.  

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Glin Castle and Gardens Tour..

  PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD….

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Glin Tennis 🎾 🎾

Anyone for Tennis? Family – E40 Adult – E20 Student -E10 Contact Marie at 086 8691821 🎾🎾

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Glin Tidy Towns

Department of the Environment paid a welcome visit to Glin this morning and met with Councillor John Sheahan and members of Glin Development and Tidy Towns. Glin will be monitored closely going forward for illegal dumping and general littering and … Continue reading

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Best of luck to Maura and Anna Shine

The very best of luck to Maura and Anna Shine who are representing the U16 Desmond League team in the U16 Gaynor Cup also – they have a match Friday against MGL and Clare. Great talent in Glin. Best of … Continue reading

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Good luck☘ Lorna, Ella and Orla⚽️

Here’s Lorna, Ella and Orla all kitted out this morning for the U14 Gaynor. Best of luck girls⚽☘

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Good luck☘ Orla, Ella & Lorna⚽️

Best of luck to Orla McNamara who is playing in the U.14 Gaynor Cup tournament with the Limerick Desmond team. Orla won an U.12A league medal with GB Rovers this year and we are very proud that she is representing … Continue reading

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Illegal Dumping at both sides of Glin Pier 😡

  THIS HAS TO STOP   Please be vigilant and report any sightings of illegal dumping to any member of Glin Tidy Towns or to An Garda Siochana.  Glin Pier and the surrounding shoreline is seen an ideal area for … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns

Another successful Tidy Towns gathering on Friday evening at the Town Park. Thanks to all who turned up. An hour well spent weeding and brushing. Sr Mary and Delia Doyle tackled the Main Road verging at the Oisín. If you … Continue reading

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Glin Tennis 🎾

An evening of ‘fun’ tennis planned for Monday evening 7.30pm. Let’s try out the new net! Starting June 25th. All welcome 🎾🎾🎾

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Clothes ♻️Recycling♻️ Schools Fundraiser 15/6/18

The next clothing collection for our two Primary Schools takes place next Friday 15th June so please drop in any REWEARABLE clothes, paired shoes, belts, handbags, curtains, towels, bedlinen and donate to our two schools. Thanking you.

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Corpus Christi 🇻🇦 2018 in Glin

       

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Great turnout for Glin Tidy Towns Cleanup.

Great turnout this morning for our Tidy Towns gathering at Glin Town Park! Going forward the group will meet on Wednesday and Friday evenings at 7pm. We would encourage and be delighted with any help from the community. Give just … Continue reading

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Corpus Christi Procession

Corpus Christi Procession: This year will go to Kilfergus Estate, where there will be prayers and Benediction on this Sunday 3rd June after 11.00 a.m. Mass. Weather permitting 🌞

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