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Address: Milltown Cemetery Office | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EQ, Northern Ireland
Phone Number: 44-28-9061-3972
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This controversial cemetery is where the IRA has buried its most...

This controversial cemetery is where the IRA has buried its most revered leaders.

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Full of Irish History

We visited the cemetery as part of an organised tour during the Feile. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and gives an insight into Republican history of the Troubles. There... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed August 12, 2015
Antrim, United Kingdom

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Pottsville, Pennsylvania
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14 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A walk through the Milltown Cemetery is a walk through Irish history. Many who died for Irish freedom are interred here.

Thank billiebob17901
Antrim, United Kingdom
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68 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

We visited the cemetery as part of an organised tour during the Feile. The tour lasts approximately 2 hours and gives an insight into Republican history of the Troubles. There are also many babies' and paupers' graves which is very poignant. There is also a memorial to the unknown victims of the Belfast Blitz. I was particularly moved by the... More 

Thank Nuala798
London, United Kingdom
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26 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

If you are interested in the Republican history of the Troubles then you will see various Republican plots dedicated to the men and women who sacrificed themselves for the Cause. However, Milltown is not only the resting place of Republicans there are catholic plots with ordinary citizens buried here plus protestants were once buried here as the area was not... More 

1 Thank parnell32
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26 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2015

Absolutely fasinating place to walk around, looking at all the different graves, very well respected and maintained cemetery

Thank debbielil
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

had a private tour of this interesting cemetery many republcan graves/memorials very interesting and moving

Thank Jon W
Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
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55 reviews
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

Milltown; it's a cemetery. It's interesting if you want to see the graves of combatants from one particular terrorist grouping involved in 'The Troubles'. Like much of Belfast, it has a much broader history than just the forty years of violence, but that isn't really mentioned by the guides. It was also disappointing and upsetting to see WW1 and WW2... More 

1 Thank Raydar
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 5, 2014

Cairde Páirc na bhFál (Friends of Falls Park) invited our walking group, The Belfast Dynamos to the Meadows to Mountain walk. Tom Hartley, local author gave a talk on the history of Milltown Cemetery, its poor people, its famous sons and daughters, its shakers and movers. We found out that Belfast’s history was complex and layered. It was an exciting,... More 

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Wells, Maine
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

The cemetery is quite beautiful and helps drive home the sadness and loss of one of the communities involved in the troubles. People are very friendly and will help you find any graves at which you care to pay tribute.

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

Well was down at the nearby Kennedy shopping centre on Sunday, was a bit early so went for a walk in nearby cemetery, first time there and never realised how big it was, the graves were well maintained and very nostalgic to look at, loads of people there visiting graves, never seen so many visiting maybe because it was Father's... More 

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Dummerston, Vermont
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

A somber tribute to the fallen of the Troubles. We went with a veteran ex-prisoner who knew EVERYONE in the Republican Plot who had died during the time 1969-2014. Remarkable. Also, it was pointed out the circumstances of the Michael Stone attach on a Republican funeral in 1988. Arrange to go there with someone who knows the cemetery well.

Thank Bill H

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