Category Archives: Weekly Parish Newsletter

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.   Advertisements

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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.

Isnโ€™t this shameful ๐Ÿ˜ก. Our beautiful pristine shoreline destroyed by some disgusting shameless person ๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก๐Ÿ˜ก Thanks to DES SCANLON for cleaning up this contaminated lot.  

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Valentines celebration with WMOF2018

Take a free Valentines Day Card and book of Tokens from Hoganโ€™s and McNamaraโ€™s grocery shop Glin. โค๏ธโค๏ธโค๏ธ Following Pope Francisโ€™ calls to celebrate St. Valentineโ€™s Day in a more meaningful way, the World Meeting of Families 2018 is inviting … Continue reading

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World Meeting of Families 2018 – how to register to attend in August.

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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 ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ„

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. ๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ…๐ŸŽ„๐ŸŽ๐ŸŽ„

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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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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. Donโ€™t miss this wonderful opportunity to spend time this Advent in quiet reflection and itโ€™s also your opportunity … Continue reading

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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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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 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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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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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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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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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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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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