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*Location:

   St.John's RC Cathedral
   Garryowen Road at Cathedral Place
   Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
   LL: N 52.66266, W 8.61704
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page

*Player:

   (unknown)

*Contact:

   St.John's Parish Office
   Cathedral House
   Cathedral Place
   Limerick
   T: 061-414624   F: 061-316570
   E: stjohnsparishlk@eircom.net

*Schedule:

   (unknown)

*Remarks:

   Keyboard in organ loft.
   Total number of bells may be greater.
   Ordered through Clock-O-Matic,
   Holsbeek, Belgium.
   The tallest spire in Ireland - 308 ft.

*Technical data:

   Electric-keyboard chime of 11 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is unknown
   Transposition is unknown
   Keyboard range:     ----  /    ----  
   The arrangement of tones and semitones is unknown.
   There is no practice console
   The instrument was enlarged in 2009
     with 10 bells made by Eijsbouts   
   Auxiliary mechanisms: E     
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 2009
*Links:

A brief local history page about the cathedral has a small photo of it, which pretends to be clickable.  The article mentions the original bell but not the additions.

An archived version of a Diocesan heritage page about the cathedral has a photo of the building; it likewise mentions only one bell.

Wikipedia article with photo of the building (click for larger version)

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Eijsbouts bellfoundry, in this region and in the world.

Ranking among all British Isles chimes by pitch (weight).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by size (number of bells).
Ranking among all British Isles chimes by year of completion.

Index to all tower bell instruments in Ireland.

*Status:
   This page was built from the database on  2-Jan-21
   based on textual data last updated on 2021/01/01
   and on technical data last updated on 2009/01/22
*Photos:

(none available)

Explanations of page format and keyboard range are available.

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