More Information on WWII

There are many sites dedicated to providing more information on WWII. Others feature stories and photos from Northern Ireland relating to specialist fields.

Belfast City Cemetery Tours

Peter McCabe runs Belfast City Cemetery Tours. He recently published his first book featuring many further stories to explore amongst the headstones. Belfast City Cemetery opened in 1869 making it one of the city’s oldest burial grounds. There are many stories of celebrated locals, people from more exotic climes, and the founding fathers of Belfast. The cemetery also features a mass grave of unknown victims of the Belfast Blitz and many other graves of those who lost their lives in April and May 1941.

Belfast City Cemetery Tours

NI War Memorial

The Northern Ireland War Memorial stands on Talbot Street, next to St. Anne’s Cathedral in the heart of Belfast’s Cathedral Quarter. This accredited museum is a must-see for anyone with an interest in Northern Ireland’s involvement in World War One and World War Two. Staff at NI War Memorial are knowledgeable and friendly so call in Monday – Friday between 10am and 4pm. Find out more about the Belfast Blitz, the American GIs in Ulster and the role played by the women of Northern Ireland and much more.

Northern Ireland War Memorial