Nuala Mc Elhone
St. Colman's Cathedral Cobh
Tour guides of St. Colman's Cathedral Cobh will present free tours during National Heritage Week. These short tours will be available every day between 2 - 4 p.m. from Sunday 23rd to Sunday 30th August inclusive. Come and see the beauty of this iconic cathedral and learn its history. There will also be self-guided tour pamphlets available if one visits at an earlier time. On Sunday 23rd at 4.30 p.m. the cathedral's resident carillonneur Adrian Gebruers will perform a special recital on the carillon for an hour. This may also be watched on CCTV. This is the only such instrument in Ireland and is the largest carillon in these islands in terms of number of bells. It consists of 49 accurately tuned bronze bells.