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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 January 25, 2023

The Executive Council meeting, will be held on Saturday 18th February 2023 at 11am, Agenda, Zoom Details and Minutes will be emailed to all Executive members by the General Secretary.

District Practices for February 2023 :

Northern District – St Comgall, Bangor on Saturday 4th February 2023

Eastern District – St Mary, Blessington on Saturday 11th February 2023

District Meeting and District Cup dates for your dairy’s:

Eastern District – Saturday 11th March 2023 – St Peter’s, Drogehda

Southern District – Saturday 1st April 2023 – St Mary’s Cathedral , Limerick

Northern District – Saturday 15th April 2023 – Kilbroney, Rostrevor

The website is “by ringers, for ringers” and to assist keep it relevant, it is beholding on all ringers to feed any and all relevant tidings – diary dates, venues, changes to tower or district committees, nuptials, obituaries, special ringing occasions, links to local newspaper or other media coverage and so on – to the web committee.
Planned meetings web committe for this year are:- 22nd February, 29th March, 26th April, 31st May, 28th June, 26th July, 30th August, 27th September, 25th October, 29th November.
Any updates please email us before the monthly meeting dates with your updates – webmaster@bellringingireland.org

Events

Check out the Events page for a list of Association & District Practices, Competitions and Festivals for 2023. 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.