Category Archives: Bells

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

Posted in Announcements, Bells, Centenaries in Ireland, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Diocese, GAA, Parish News, RTE Broadcast

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

Posted in Bells, Cork, Engagement, People from Cork

An Invitation to Remember as First Peal is rung on Sam Maguire Community Bells in Dunmanway

The first peal attempt on the recently installed Sam Maguire Community Bells in St Mary’s Church, Dunmanway, County Cork, will take place on Sunday coming, 12th November, beginning at 2.30pm.  It is also Remembrance Sunday. While this peal is being rung, there … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Community Involvement, Justice and Reconciliation, People from Cork, People from the Diocese, Reconciliation, Remembrance Sunday

‘Sam Maguire’ has a Perpetual Home in Cork

As we look forward to tomorrow’s All-Ireland Football final between Mayo and Dublin we wonder who will lift high The Sam Maguire Cup.  It’s worth remembering that Sam Maguire himself was a Cork man.  This is the 90th anniversary year … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishops of Cork, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, GAA, History, Official Opening, Special Events, Sport

‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway Ring Out their Message of Hope and Reconciliation

The ‘Sam Maguire Community Bells’ in Dunmanway, County Cork rang out their message of hope and reconciliation for the first time at a special celebration of thanksgiving on Saturday, 9th September.  The bells project, the visionary idea of the local … Continue reading

Posted in Anniversaries, Bells, Bishop, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, News Release, People from Cork, People from the Diocese

County Mayor, Two Bishops of Cork and President of GAA to Join Dunmanway Community for Opening of Sam Maguire Community Bells Project

On Saturday next, at 9th September in the St Mary’s Church of Ireland Church, Dunmanway, County Cork the completion of a unique community project will be celebrated in the presence the Mayor of Cork County, the two Bishops of Cork, … Continue reading

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Community Involvement, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese, Heritage, History, News Release, Official Opening, Parish News

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

Posted in Bells, Centenary, Church in Society, Community Involvement, Contemporary Issues, Cork, Decade of Centenaries, Diocese