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Milltown Cemetery

Office 12 Milltown Row | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EU, Northern Ireland
+44 28 9061 3972
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The Republican Plot

It's been a long time since 1988 when mourners at a Republican Funeral fell victim to Loyalist... read more

Reviewed March 28, 2016
Niall D
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Derry, United Kingdom
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Truely a historic cemetery

Historically important not least for the republican plots, the hunger strikers plot and assorted... read more

Reviewed February 5, 2016
E1209AWjohn
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Belfast, United Kingdom
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Office 12 Milltown Row | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EU, Northern Ireland
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Reviewed March 28, 2016 via mobile

It's been a long time since 1988 when mourners at a Republican Funeral fell victim to Loyalist gunman Michael Stone when they where at their most vulnerable. When you step foot onto the Republican Plot today and stare down over the cemetery it still gives...More

1  Thank Niall D
Reviewed February 5, 2016

Historically important not least for the republican plots, the hunger strikers plot and assorted IRA/INLA graves but also the final resting place of Gerry Conlon, Frank Carson and many other northern Irish figures.

Thank E1209AWjohn
Reviewed December 6, 2015

This cemetery has been revamped over the last 10 years, prior to this is was not very well looked after. Plenty of history within the surroundings.

Thank Knockabout
Reviewed October 31, 2015

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

1  Thank billiebob17901
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...More

1  Thank Nuala798
Reviewed July 9, 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...More

1  Thank parnell32
Reviewed June 30, 2015

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

Thank debbielil
Reviewed January 13, 2015

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

Thank Jon W
Reviewed August 14, 2014 via mobile

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...More

2  Thank Raydar
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...More

Thank Brenda L
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Eileen K
Hello I am trying to find an email address for Milltown Cemetery please, my Grandparents Edward and Mary White are buried there, many thanks Eileen
April 3, 2016|
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Response from Niall D | Reviewed this property |
Hi Eileen, Milltown Cemetary does not have an email address that i know of Eileen, however you could give them a call on: 028 90 613972 Hope this helps!
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Killmetarget
Trying to find a Hugh and Margaret (Spencer) Bailie burial, anyone have any leads to where to find them. I know his son was married in the Drumbo Presbyterian Church and he says he was born in Belfast.
December 3, 2015|
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Response from Nuala798 | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest contact local historian Tom Hartley c/o Belfast Ciry Cemetery Falls Road Belfast 12
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Michael C
What are the hours of operation?
July 12, 2015|
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