Friar's Bush


Friar's Bush cemetery was the principal burying ground for Catholics in Belfast in the eighteenth century and is one of the oldest Christian sites in Belfast. Burials continued up until 1869 when Milltown took over. The cemetery has been administered by the City Council since 2000.

Further information may be obtained from Eamon Phoenix's publication Two Acres of Irish History; Gravestone Inscriptions Volume 2; and Cathal O'Byrne's As I Roved Out.

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