|St Macartin's Cathedral|
In 1637, a new church was built in Enniskillen, but it was not dedicated until 1842.It then became St Anne’s Parish church. Because the Cathedral in Clogher was so remote to the majority of parishes, St Anne’s was dedicated, by an Act of the General Synod of the Church of Ireland in 1921, to create St Anne’s Church to be the Cathedral of the Diocese. Clogher Cathedral continues as such, along with the one in Enniskillen, and they both are dedicated to St Macartin.
At the west end of the Enniskillen Cathedral, there is a fine square tower with a spire, in which a peal of bells hangs. These bells were taken down in 1935 and sent to Taylor’s of Loughborough for a major restoration job. The work included the provision of two additional Trebles, the recasting of the old Treble, Second and Third, removal of canons from all bells, fitting of new cast steel headstocks and modern steel frame. The bell installation was converted from a chime into a ring of ten bells so that they could be rung by teams of bell-ringers. St Macartin’s Cathedral, Enniskillen, was packed to the doors for the dedication service on Monday, October 23, 1935, when the Lord Bishop of Clogher, Right Revd H.McManaway, preached and performed the act of Dedication.
Practice Night: Monday night 19.00 - 20.00
Service Ring: 10.30 - 11.00
Tower Contact: Stewart Scott
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