Tours 2007

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In addition to European Cemetery Week, it is hoped to organise at least one tour of a cemetery in Dublin every week on a Saturday or Sunday in June, July and August 2007. Tours will be held in Deansgrange, St Fintan's Cemetery, Sutton, Bully's Acre and Donnybrook. Please keep in touch with site for further details or ring 086 8104359. The following tours are confirmed but please check before turning up:

29th April 2007 Deansgrange Cemetery, Dublin - Easter 1916 tour

Meet at Funeral Gate 2.15 sharp, visiting the graves of Volunteers, Soldiers and Civilians.

Contact Ray Bateson 0868104359

Saturday 26th May 2007 Clifton Street Cemetery, Belfast

Tour starts at 11.00 a.m. There will be a cost of 2.50 for those wishing
to have the booklet.
For further information contact www.glenravel.com
 

Sunday 27th May 2007 Carrickbrennan Cemetery 3.00 - 5.00

There will be a guided walk explaining the origins of the place and a look at some notable headstones. The tour will start at 3.00 p.m. and will finish at 4.30 p.m. Visitors are welcome to wander around at their leisure until 5.00. For further information contact Colin Scudds 2806213 after 6.00 p.m

Wednesday 30th May2007, Ardcarne Church and Graveyard 10.00 a.m.

Ardcarne Graveyard Committee is organising a tour for 45 children from 4th, 5th and 6th classes from St Patrick's National School Drumboylan and St Michael's and St Patrick's National School, Cootehill.

Wednesday 30th May2007 6.00 p.m. Boyle Roscommon

Open Invitation to the launch of:
County Roscommon's Graveyards - a summary of the work and findings of the County Roscommon Graveyard Survey
by Dr. Kieran O'Conor
on Wednesday 30th May @ 6pm in King House, Boyle, Co. Roscommon

An Action of the County Roscommon Heritage Plan 2004-2007

The survey can be viewed in the Heritage section of www.roscommoncoco.ie

 

Saturday 2nd June 2007 City Cemetery Belfast 11.00 a.m.

Guided by Tom Hartley, author of Written in Stone, a recent book on the cemetery

Contact Belfast City Cemetery

Sunday 3rd June Deansgrange Cemetery 2.15 p.m.

Meet at Funeral Gate 2.15 sharp, visiting the graves of writers, politicians, singers. a Nobel  prize winner and an Oscar winner.

Contact Ray Bateson 0868104359

Saturday 9th June 2007 Donnybrook Cemetery 3.00 p.m.

Guide David Neary. Contact 0868150326

Sunday 17th June 2007 Bully's Acre Kilmainham 2.00 p.m.

Meet at the cemetery gates. It is essential to be on time as the access to the cemetery is not possible after the tour begins. For further details 086 8104359. Tour is guided by the Office of Public Works

Sunday 24th June St Fintan's Cemetery Sutton

Guide Diarmuid  Cathaisagh  Contact 01 8325879

Saturday 30th June Clifton Street Cemetery, Belfast

Tour starts at 11.00 a.m. There will be a cost of 2.50 for those wishing
to have the booklet.
For further information contact www.glenravel.com
 

Sunday 1st July Deansgrange Cemetery 2.15 p.m.

Meet at Funeral Gate 2.15 sharp, visiting the graves of writers, politicians, singers. a Nobel  prize winner and an Oscar winner.

Contact Ray Bateson 0868104359

 

Ongoing

Glasnevin:

General tours: Wednesday and Friday throughout the year. Contact the cemetery office for details -

National Graves Association: Sundays from May to September -Contact 087 2282033

Deansgrange: Once a month from May to September. Meet 2.15 at cemetery gates. Contact Ray Bateson 086 8104359   First tour - April 29th 2007

Bully's Acre:  Contact the OPW.

Heritage Week September: Check the programme for other cemetery tours in Septemeber

Clifton Street Burying Ground, Belfast: Last Saturday of each month March - September. Contact www.glenravel.com

Milltown and City Cemetery Belfast: Guided tours of these cemeteries are often held during the August Festival. Contact http://www.feilebelfast.com

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