The Irish Association of Change Ringers

125 years ringing in Ireland

September 2023

August 30, 2023

Update 27th September 2023

Advance Date for your dairy’s 2024 – Galbraith Cup 2024 – due to the busyness of our parish centre in September and the weather we encountered this year for the Galbraith Cup we have moved the competition back a few weeks for next year and confirm that the date for the 4th Annual Galbraith Cup is 24th August 2024. Registration at 12 noon. Competition starts at 1pm. Thanks for coming to this year’s Galbraith Cup.

Brian and Helen – Christ Church, Taney, Dundrum

Updated 10/09/2023

The 600th Anniversary of St. Audoen’s 3 mediaeval bells was a wonderful success – Please follow this link to Diocese of Dublin & Glendalough web page for a report of the occasion and to hear a clip of the bells…/28/600-years-ringing-to-the

The 3rd Annual Galbraith Cup Competition will be held in Christ Church Taney, Dublin on Saturday 16th September, 2023. Registration is at 12 noon, and the competition will start at 1pm. Taney ringers look forward to welcoming bell ringers from every district for this fun competition

District Practices for September 2023:

Northern District –  St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen – Saturday 2nd September 2023 @ 14.00

Eastern District – Dublin, St Patrick’s Cathedral– Saturday 9th September 2023 @ 14.00

St Audoen’s Society of Bell Ringers are holding a ringing practice open to all ringers on Saturday 16th September @ 14.00

Advance Dates for your dairies:

West Cork Ringing Festival – Friday 6th – Sunday 8th October 2023: for further information click here

The Association will be celebrating its 125th Anniversary on Saturday 21st and Sunday 22nd October 2023.   This will be celebrated on the weekend of the Association Ringing Festival hosted by the Eastern District.

A special celebratory Service will be held in St Patrick’s Cathedral to coincide with the Anniversary, on Sunday 22nd October at 3.30pm.  The Association Dinner will be held in Bray on the Saturday evening.