St Columbanus bell travels from Bobbio to Bangor

Italian Manuela Bertonicini, from Corpo Italiano Di Soccorso Ordine Di Malta, presents a bell to Carl McClean, deputy mayor of Bangor, Co. Down to mark the 1,400th anniversary of the death of St Columbanus, who travelled from Bangor to Italy spreading Christianity through much of Europe. The bell, for the parishes of Bangor, will be permanently housed at St Comgall's on Brunswick Road, Bangor. Photo: Cliff Donaldson/The Irish News