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Latest News

Welcome to the official website of the Irish Association of Change Ringers.

The Association was formed in 1898 and promotes the ringing of church bells for divine service throughout the island of Ireland and the study of scientific change ringing.

The Association, consisting of approximately 300 members, is affiliated to the global body of the Central Council of Church Bell Ringers along with the UK, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, the USA, Europe and South Africa.

Latest News

Updated May 25, 2022

Congratulations to Rev. Cliff – Chairman and Vice-President of the IACR Southern District on his appointment as Dean of Ross. Assume we’ll all be calling there as well as Dunmanway for the holidays!

The first Association Ringing event since pre Covid-19  was held prior to the AGM was held in Christ Church, Taney, Click here to see pictures from the Ringing and Annual General Meeting, a great joy to be able to ring altogether again.

The Annual General meeting was held on the afternoon of, Saturday 28th May 2022,  Honorary Life Membership of the IACR has been bestowed on Don McLean and Mike Pomeroy.  Sincere Congratulations to both on this well-deserved honour.

The following office bearers were elected taking up office from 1st January 2023

President: Julia Lysaght

General Secretary: Fiona Chamberlain

Association Ringing Master: Don McLean

The Association wishes to thank Mike Pomeroy for his stirling work as Association Ringing Master over the last 5 years, but will continue as Association Ringing Master on till the end of 2022.

Association General Treasurer: Andrew White

Association Librarian: June Kelly

A future date for your diary on 17th -19th June 2022 is a Ringing Weekend in Cork click here for further details to celebrate 150 years of the Cathedral 1870 -2020 and the life and work of George Roberts ringing master of Cork who passed away in January 2021.

Click here to see pictures from the Southern District Annual General Meeting.

Please check the IACR website regularly, www.bellringingireland.org for more information on the Annual General Meetings and updates on upcoming events as ringing events in Ireland recommence.

Events

Check out the Events page for a list of Association & District Practices, Competitions and Festivals for 2022. Book your diary now to ensure you never miss these important events.

Learn To Ring

Would you like to Learn to Ring and expand your ringing knowledge? Click on the following link Learn to Ring and contact us for further information.