Glenstal Abbey Organ

The pipe organ in Glenstal Abbey was built by Kenneth Jones of Glendalough and Bray in 1981 and has the following specification.

Great Swell (enclosed) Pedal
Principal 8 Gedeckt 8 Bourdon 16
Rohrflute 8 Salicional 8 Bass Flute 8
Octave 4 Flute 4 Fifteenth 4
Fifteenth 2 Gemshorn 2 Mixture (IV) 2 2/3
Mixture (III) 2 Octavin 1 Dulcian 16 (from Gt)
Dulcian 16 Terzian (II) Trumpet 8 (from Gt)
Trumpet 8 Tremulant Great to Pedal
Swell to Great Swell to Pedal

It has tracker action on both manual and pedal keyboards.

It is used to accompany nearly all the liturgies and for performances of organ repertoire and improvisation.


Information supplied by Br Cyprian Love OSB,  Organist Glenstal Abbey Co Limerick.