Audio update – Extensive damage to organ after break-in at Christ Church

first_img Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Twitter Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODA Facebook Google+ Audio update – Extensive damage to organ after break-in at Christ Church Twitter WhatsApp Pinterest Homepage BannerNews DL Debate – 24/05/21 center_img News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Nine til Noon Show – Listen back to Monday’s Programme Previous article2,354 Donegal students receiving Junior Cert results todayNext articleRevenue publishes latest tax defaulters list News Highland By News Highland – September 13, 2017 Google+ Pinterest WhatsApp The organ at Christ Church in Derry has been extensively damaged in a break in over the past number of days.The break-in was discovered by a member of the parish team who called to the church last evening. Police were alerted, and scenes of crime officers carried out a detailed forensic search of the building.It’s believed those responsible broke into the church through one of the stained glass windows, and then smashed a panel behind the organ, used broken glass to cut parts of the mechanism.The glass is believed to have come from bottles of altar wine which were smashed.A spokesperson for the Diocese of Derry and Raphoe says this appears to have been an act of wanton vandalism.In a Facebook post, the church organist pointed out that the organ in Christ church is regarded as one of the most beautiful organs in all of Ireland. The extent of the damage is still being assessed, but it will be of action for the foreseeable future.The attack has been widely condemned, with Christ Church’s Rector Archdeacon Robert Miller inviting people to attend worship on Sunday morning next at 11 o’clock as an act of solidarity.Earlier today, he spoke on the Ten to One show with Greg Hughes……..Audio Playerhttp://www.highlandradio.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/millerorgan.mp300:0000:0000:00Use Up/Down Arrow keys to increase or decrease volume. Facebook RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHORlast_img