History of the Headstones Tour

Derry City cemetery has been a final resting place since 1853 for both Catholic and Protestant communities.  Seamus Breslin and Trevor Temple, the two tour guides are from both religious backgrounds and these tours  aim to promote a shared history and community.

Please be aware this tour is not suited for people with mobility issues and remember, please dress for the weather! Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.

Meeting point: Derry City Cemetery top entrance of Iniscarn Crescent – St. Mary’s Chapel

Please contact Seamus for more information and to secure your place: jpbreslin@outlook.com

History of the Headstones Tour

Derry City cemetery has been a final resting place since 1853 for both Catholic and Protestant communities.  Seamus Breslin and Trevor Temple, the two tour guides are from both religious backgrounds and these tours  aim to promote a shared history and community.

Please be aware this tour is not suited for people with mobility issues and remember, please dress for the weather! Social distancing guidelines will be adhered to.

Meeting point: Derry City Cemetery top entrance of Iniscarn Crescent – St. Mary’s Chapel

Please contact Seamus for more information and to secure your place: jpbreslin@outlook.com

PEACE IV Virtual Tour of City Cemetery

PEACE IV Virtual Tour of City Cemetery in association with Memory Lane Tours – Providing a rich history of the site, the virtual tour will educate participants on the history of the City, the influential and final resting places of famous people in Belfast.

The tour covers cross community narratives regarding legacy of the past, Titanic, suffragettes, men and women of both world wars, industrialists of the City and pioneers of education. There will be a Q&A opportunity for participants to interact and learn from each other, provide differing perspectives and appreciate viewpoints.

The tour will celebrate diversity, explore history in a sensitive manner and build mutual understanding and facilitate interaction between participants from divided neighbourhoods.

To book tickets email: peace@belfastcity.gov.uk. Tickets are limited.