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Belfast City Cemetery

The History of Belfast, Written In Stone, Book 1

Belfast City Cemetery by Tom Hartley
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Within the stone walls of Belfast City Cemetery lie those men and women who helped shape the city. From Catholic and Protestant to Muslim and Jew, from the great and the good to the poor and the destitute, each grave has its own tale to tell.

In this new edition of his acclaimed publication, Tom Hartley uses the cemetery to examine key events in Belfast’s history – the First and Second World Wars, the Troubles, the campaign against Home Rule, and the Dockers' Strike of 1907, as well as the development of shipbuilding and other industries, the political and social life of the city, and the careers of the many writers, artists, entertainers and sportsmen who have helped to enhance the city’s international reputation over the years.

Blackstaff Press Ltd; July 2014
432 pages; ISBN 9780856407536
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Title: Belfast City Cemetery
Author: Tom Hartley
 
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