Pull out the stops for college organ in Maynooth

The organ in the Gunn Chapel, St. Patrick's College, Maynooth.
If hearing one of the world’s biggest church organs is your thing, then this will be of great interest.

If hearing one of the world’s biggest church organs is your thing, then this will be of great interest.

The president of St. Patrick’s College, Maynooth, Monsignor Hugh Connolly, has invited everyone to a series of concerts in the Gunn Chapel on the southern (old) campus to celebrate the complete rebuilding of the Great Chapel Organ.

The first recital was given by the world famous Oliver Latry on Sunday, April 27. The Great Chapel Organ was rebuilt by the Fratelli Ruffatti company of Padua, Italy.

Subsequent recitals will take place on Sunday, May 4 at 4pm by James O’Donnell, Westminster Abbey, London; Sunday, May 11 at 8pm, by John O’Keeffe, Director of Sacred Music, Maynooth) and Sunday, May 18 at 4pm.