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Famous Graves in Northern Ireland

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Saint Patrick

c.379 – c.17 Mar 461

Roman Catholic Saint. Ireland's National Apostle. It is generally...

Downpatrick, County Down, Northern Ireland

George Best

22 May 1946 – 25 Nov 2005

Professional Soccer Player. The son of a Belfast, Ireland...

Belfast (Down), County Down, Northern Ireland

Thomas Andrews Jr. Cenotaph

7 Feb 1873 – 15 Apr 1912

Noted Titanic Designer, Builder and Victim. Born in Northern...

Comber, County Down, Northern Ireland

Bobby Sands

9 Mar 1954 – 5 May 1981

Irish Nationalist. member of the Provisional Irish Republican...

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

John Alexander Sinton

2 Dec 1884 – 25 Mar 1956

WWI Victoria Cross Recipient. During World War I, he was a member...

Cookstown, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland

Denis O'Hampsey

c.1695 – Nov 1807

Harpist, Folk Figure. An important figure in the preservation of...

Limavady, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Hugh Colvin

1 Feb 1887 – 16 Sep 1962

World War I Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. Born in Burnley,...

Newtownabbey, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

James McGuire

1827 – 22 Dec 1862

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Lisnaskea, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Brian “Brian Boru” Boroimhe

941 – 23 Apr 1014

Irish Monarch. King of Ireland whose military gifts enabled him...

Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

George Stuart White

6 Jul 1835 – 24 Jun 1912

Second Afghan War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Portstewart,...

Broughshane, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Louis MacNeice

12 Sep 1907 – 3 Sep 1963

Author. He was born in Belfast, Northern Ireland. A member of the...

Carrowdore, County Down, Northern Ireland

Robert Scott

4 Jul 1874 – 21 Feb 1961

Second Boer War Victoria Cross Recipient. Born in Lancashire,...

Kilkeel, County Down, Northern Ireland

Charles Irwin

1824 – 8 Apr 1873

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Aghadrumsee, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

Saint Ethnea

Birth and death dates unknown.

Saint. She was the daughter of the King Of Ireland. After she and...

Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland

Bernard McQuirt

1829 – 5 Oct 1888

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Medal Recipient. He served as a...

Belfast, County Antrim, Northern Ireland

Thomas Shaw

1 Jun 1899 – 2 Mar 2002

World War I Irish Soldier. He was the last living veteran of...

Bangor, County Down, Northern Ireland

Seamus Heaney

13 Apr 1939 – 30 Aug 2013

Nobel Prize Laureate Poet. He is widely recognized as one of the...

Bellaghy, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Michael Sleavon

1826 – 15 Aug 1902

Indian Mutiny Victoria Cross Recipient. He was gazetted for the...

Ederney, County Fermanagh, Northern Ireland

John McNeill Boyd

1812 – 9 Feb 1861

Captain of HMS Ajax. Captain Boyd joined the Royal Navy in 1825...

Londonderry, County Londonderry, Northern Ireland

Joey Dunlop

25 Feb 1952 – 2 Jul 2000

Sportsman. He was considered by many to be the greatest ever...

Ballymoney, County Antrim, Northern Ireland