St.Macartan's Cathedral (RC)
   Dublin Road at Old Armagh Road
   Monaghan, Co.Monaghan, Eire
   LL: N 54.24445, W 6.95756
Site locator map
City locator maps and gazetteer page


   Parish Office
   Park Street
   Monaghan Town
   T: 047 81220   F: 047 84004
   E: parishoffice/@/




   G&J chiming machine has 4 barrels of
   7 tunes each; added semitone flat 7th;
   tenor swings.

*Technical data:

   Mechanical-automatic chime of 10 bells
   Pitch of heaviest bell is C# in the middle octave
   Transposition is not applicable
   Keyboard range:     C E   /    NONE  
   There is one added semitone
   The whole instrument was installed in 1895
     with bells made by Gillett & Johnston    
   Auxiliary mechanisms: W1    
   Tower details not available
   Year of latest technical information source is 1895

The English Wikipedia article about the building has a photo that shows the bell tower quite well.  But the bells are not mentioned.

The parish page about the cathedral has several photos that include the bell tower, but there is no mention of the bells.

An architecture page about the building has a fine video (2:52) of the exterior and the surroundings as viewed from a drone.

Where this work lies in the sequence of output of the Gillett & Johnston 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.

   This page was built from the database on  3-Mar-22
   based on textual data last updated on 2022/02/25
   and on technical data last updated on 2022/02/25

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