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Good to visit if you know a bit of the conflict

My boyfriend is Irish so we went to see a bit of the graves of people related with the conflict and... read more

Reviewed 31 May 2018
JudithAida
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London, United Kingdom
Milltown Cemetery

Insightful cemetery with lots of history. I went as part of a solo private tour with TaxiTrax and... read more

Reviewed 14 April 2017
trojanlord
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Redditch, United Kingdom
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This controversial cemetery is where the IRA has buried its most revered leaders.
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Office 12 Milltown Row | 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EU, Northern Ireland
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+44 28 9061 3972
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Reviewed 4 July 2018

I live quite close to the cemetery my parents are buried here it’s a beautiful place with lots of history and amazing views over Belfast. Recently I mat 4 people form Seattle looking for a long lost relative grave. This is extremely difficult even with...More

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Reviewed 19 June 2018

walking around Milltown Cemetery was a great educational experience.A real must do if you go to Belfast

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Reviewed 31 May 2018

My boyfriend is Irish so we went to see a bit of the graves of people related with the conflict and I have to admit it was quite interesting, heartbreaking most of the time. Anyway, it's a beautiful cemetery.

Thank JudithAida
Reviewed 12 March 2018

This cemetery has so much history, including the Republican graves of Bobby Sands and other famous hunger strike participants. The staff are very helpful if you need to find a grave too. I believe the oldest grave is 1829. Some graves have three or four...More

Thank JacMc61
Reviewed 27 February 2018

I did all the Coiste tours, and this was as good as the rest. Jack took us through the different areas of the cemetery, explaining the significance of notable graves, many of whom he had personal connections to, or knew of. He was open to...More

Thank TomP1491
Reviewed 30 December 2017

We visited here as I had heard that it was a republican graveyard. It is, but it also holds non-republican graves. There are several stone Celtic crosses and marble stones erected to loved ones. The memorials were easy to find as they were flying the...More

1  Thank Beatrice H
Reviewed 26 September 2017 via mobile

What an incredible cemetery; steeped in history from the troubles and full of famous names from the time. It's very moving and awe inspiring.

1  Thank Holzfrog
Reviewed 28 May 2017

We visited here to find my husband's grandparents' graves. We accomplished what we set out to do inn actually finding them here. But we were so impressed by the history and sense of peace in a place that once the scene of tragedy. The troubled...More

Thank pamaccer
Reviewed 23 May 2017

Certainly worth a visit if in the area. Steeped in history and invoking many memories of scenes on our TV screens from "the troubles" but information such as the existence of an underground wall which segregates the catholic and Protestant burial grounds, underscores that the...More

Thank Norvegicus
Reviewed 14 April 2017 via mobile

Insightful cemetery with lots of history. I went as part of a solo private tour with TaxiTrax and viewed Republican graves including Bobby Sands. Wish I could of stayed longer as the site is very large. Will be visiting again upon return to Belfast.

1  Thank trojanlord
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Eileen K
4 April 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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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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