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This instrument was built by the Irish Organ Company, and has two manuals and pedals, the date is not known but it has been in this Church for quite some time!
It is a 3 rank extension Organ consisting of Diapason, Flute and Salicional.
It is very limiting but makes a nice sound within the building but is rather under scaled.
Open Diapason 8
Stopped Diapason 8
Nason Flute 4
Twelfth 2 2/3
Contra Salicional (TC) 16
Lieblich Gedackt 8
Lieblich Flute 4
Nazard 2 2/3
This organ was rebuilt by Derek Verso. It takes the form of a split case in the back gallery of the church, with an electric console in the centre.
Stops marked "*" are derived from a single bourdon rank
Stops marked "+" are derived from a single principal rank
St Nicholas' Collegiate Church was founded in 1320, and stands in the heart of old Galway. An organ was built by Walker in 1845, and erected in the south transept. This instrument was moved to the current organ chamber in the chancel in 1872. In 1912, a new instrument was built by Norman & Beard, incorporating parts of the Walker organ. This instrument was renovated in 1945, and again in 1959 by Henry Willis & Sons.
Both Choir and Swell are enclosed, and the action is pneumatic.