Category Archives: Bells

The Bells at St Fin Barre’s Cathedral

This week the diocesan video series “People and Places” takes us high up into the bell tower of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork. Steeple keeper Marcus Calvert gives a tour of places which are usually under lock and key.  Watch … Continue reading

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Junior Bell Ringers from Dunmanway Tour West Cork Bell Towers

Ten young people between the ages of 8 – 16 are learning to ring the Sam Maguire Community Bells at St. Mary’s Church in Dunmanway, County Cork.  This is in addition to a group of 10-15 adults who are already … Continue reading

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West Cork Church of Ireland Parish to the fore in New Community and GAA Initiative

Dunmanway continues to promote its most famous son Sam Maguire with yet another wonderful project entitled ‘The Sam Maguire Passport’ . It was officially launched on Sunday 26th of May at St. Patrick’s Cathedral, Dublin by the President of the … Continue reading

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County Cork Church of Ireland Parish On RTE Nationwide on Monday 3rd September

Dunmanway, the hometown of Sam Maguire, together with the Sam Maguire Bells project based at Saint Mary’s Church of Ireland Church in the town, will feature on RTE’s Nationwide program this evening at 7pm. The programme will look at the … Continue reading

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Iconic Cork Landmark – Saint Anne’s, Shandon – Plays Key Part in Romantic Marriage Proposal

On Saturday 14th April, the world famous bells of St. Anne’s, Shandon in Cork rang in celebration for the engagement of Ian Johnston and Niamh Murray.  Ian had the very romantic idea of surprising his girlfriend with the words ‘Niamh, will you marry … Continue reading

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