Category Archives: Bells

Eight Bells in Memory of Sam Maguire in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway

A truly unusual and historic community project is under way in Dunmanway, County Cork, based at the Church of Ireland parish church – Saint Mary’s – and started by the local rector, the Reverend Cliff Jeffers.  Eight bells, to be … Continue reading

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Young Adults from Fermoy Church of Ireland Parish Respond to Appeal to Ring Bells in Solidarity with Refugees and Migrants

The younger adults  attending Christ Church Fermoy on Sunday, 19th March, were called upon to fulfil a surprising task – they rang the Church bell in response to the ‘Joy Bells’ initiative started in Christ Church Cathedral, Waterford.  Fermoy Parish was delighted to … Continue reading

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Bellringers Honoured at St Fin Barres’ Cathedral, Cork

On Sunday, 27th September, the Sunday closest to the Patronal Festival of St Fin Barre’s Cathedral, Cork, special mention was made, and thanksgiving offered, during the Sunday Eucharist for the work of the bellringers at the Cathedral. The preacher was … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Cathedral, Church Services, Diocese, Voluntary Work

Bell-Ringing in Churches of West Cork

Bell-ringers from Church of Ireland churches in West Cork – Skibbereen, Rosscarbery and Bandon – were joined by nine bell-ringers from the U.K. for a weekend of bell-ringing and social activity on the weekend of 11th to 13th September last. … Continue reading

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Bells of the Diocese Ring In New Year in Cork, Cloyne and Ross

Among the church bell towers hard at work at the stroke of midnight on New Year’s Eve in Cork, Cloyne and Ross was that at the Church of Saint Mary Doneraile, County Cork. Bell-ringing, as in change-ringing, the art of ringing … Continue reading

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