Ringing in the New Year at St Canice’s

A LARGE crowd gathered at St Canice’s Cathedral in Kilkenny City on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the arrival of 2013 and the end of 2012.

A LARGE crowd gathered at St Canice’s Cathedral in Kilkenny City on New Year’s Eve to celebrate the arrival of 2013 and the end of 2012.

Campanologists of all ages heralded the arrival of the New Year with a ‘watch night’ service, followed by the peals of the bells at midnight. Mayor of the City Sean O’ hArgain was present to try his hand at the bell ringing also.