Category Archives: Local Notes

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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Illegal Dumping at Glin Pier 😡

MORE dumping at Glin Pier 😡😡two industrial Hoover’s and the remains of a bike. Someone dumped last night or early hours of morning. Time for cameras. Limerick Co Co have been notified. It beggars belief😠

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Swimming🏊‍♂️ & Water Safety

Swimming Lessons and Water Safety Weeks July week: Registration at Glin Pier on Sunday 8th July at 12 noon Week starts Monday 9th July and finishes on 13th or 14th July. August week: Registration at Glin Pier on Sunday 12th … Continue reading

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Glin Pier 🏊‍♂️ 28 May 2018😎

 

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Maintenance works complete on Glin Knights Walk and Heritage Trails.

Knights Walk and Heritage Trails. Upgrade and maintenance works on the Knights Walk which were commissioned by Glin Development are now complete. Now is a great time to take in our beautiful scenic walks in Glin. The weather is good … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns

Welcome Margaret to Glin Tidy Towns.. Margaret Mulcahy TUS, and John Anthony Culhane of Glin Development and Tidy Towns holding a briefing session in Glin Town Park. Margaret is the new Litter Control Officer. Margaret is responsible for litter collection … Continue reading

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Glin Tidy Towns – weekly cleanup!

Glin Tidy Towns are commencing weekly cleanup on Saturday 26th May. Meeting point will be the Town Park at 11 am. We are looking for volunteers from the wider community of Glin of all age groups, who would like to … Continue reading

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Composting workshop and ladybird identification workshop with West Limerick Resources…

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Bee and Butterfly Workshops 🐝🦋

🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋🐝🦋 BEE AND BUTTERFLY WORKSHOPS Community Bee Monitoring Workshop Adare Village Hall, Co Limerick DATE: on request for both workshops… This workshop will provide training in bee identification, surveying and recording techniques. It will consist of an indoor presentation and … Continue reading

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Glin Pastoral Council – Easter Sunday 🌞

Easter Vigil From darkness into the light we sing: Lumen Christi – Thanks be to God! From remembering our history to giving glory for Christs ressurection: we quiet our hearts and listen to the Word From honouring what was to … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Holy Saturday…..

Holy Saturday: Waiting with Jesus “I said to my soul, be still, and wait without hope For hope would be hope for the wrong thing; wait without love For love would be love of the wrong thing; there is yet … Continue reading

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🚴‍♀️RÁS🚴‍♂️ MUMHAN 31/3/18

KERRY GROUP RÁS MUMHAN: Please note that on Easter Saturday March 31 the first major Stage Race of the Irish Cycle Racing season will pass through GLIN 3 times. The 1st time will be approx 11.34am on its way from … Continue reading

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Ella Tobin 🌟Star🌟 of the Tournament

There is so much talent in Glin with our younger generation!! Here is Ella Tobin getting a “Stars of the Tournament” award at the U14 Viking Cup in Waterford yesterday, playing for Limerick Desmond’s. Well done Ella!

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – Good Friday….

Good Friday: On not avoiding the discomfort… Prayer for Good Friday (John Vest) God of mystery and wonder, because we know the ending of the story, it’s tempting for us to ignore the darkness of this day. It’s tempting for … Continue reading

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Glin Parish Pastoral Council – celebrating Holy Thursday…

Holy Thursday: All gathered at table This year we hear much talk of fakenews, of who is with us and who is against us, of choosing sides. Holy Thursday is a moment of table fellowship, where all gather around the … Continue reading

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Glin – Good Friday Team Limerick Cleanup

Hi Good Friday is the county clean up day of our roads and byways of rubbish and litter. This is a shout out 📢 to all the wonderful volunteers who come out and help to clean up our town lands … Continue reading

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Glin – Good Friday Team Limerick Cleanup

Hi Good Friday is the county clean up day of our roads and byways of rubbish and litter. This is a shout out 📢 to all the wonderful volunteers who come out and help to clean up our town lands … Continue reading

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Karl O’Sullivan of ⚽️Limerick FC⚽️

Karl O’Sullivan of Limerick FC eduring the SSE Airtricity League Premier Division match between Limerick FC and Cork City FC on March 16, 2018 at The Markets Field, LImerick. (Photo © Conor Wyse).

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GAA🏐 Lotto💰 Launch 18/3/18

Club Lotto Launch Night March 18th will mark an historic first in Glin GAA club’s history when we launch our first ever weekly lotto. Huge work has been going on behind the scenes by a dedicated group of club volunteers … Continue reading

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Glin Defib Training Course – – – 7th April.

Spring (?) 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 7th APRIL in Conway’s function room, Glin. Please contact Marie on … Continue reading

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Cross Country 🏃‍♂️Runners🏃‍♀️ wanted

Cross Country county finals are due to take place in Rathkeale in April. We are looking for any child over 6 and under 17 living in the parish who are interested in competing. The distances range from 300m to 1200m … Continue reading

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Pub ❔Quiz❓ March 9 🏀Basketball🏀 Fundraiser

It’s that time of year again for the Athea Vikens Basket Ball annual quiz in Knockdown. Glin has a number of children & teenagers playing basketball in Athea Vixens club. To raise some much needed funds for the club and … Continue reading

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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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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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