Falls Road Walking Tour

Former activists and political ex-prisoners from within the Republican community host this 3-hour walking tour and provide the visitor with an in-depth insight into the most recent phase of the Anglo/Irish conflict.

The Coiste Irish Political Tour is a 3-hour walking tour hosted by former activists and political ex-prisoners from within the Republican community. The guides weave their own personal stories into the tour as they provide visitors with their insight into Anglo/Irish conflict explaining both the local and wider history of Ireland.

For many visitors this tour of the Falls Road has been the highlight of their trip, attracting visitors to West Belfast in their thousands in recent times. Many of them have had the unsuspecting opportunity to meet leading figures involved in the current peace process and also those who were in prison as a result of the recent conflict.

This tour is a must do for the visitor to Belfast. It is a living history provided by those who have lived through the conflict and helped shape the current peace process of today.

Our Falls Road Walking Tour runs every Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 10am and every Sunday at 2pm. If you have any specific queries about the itinerary just get in touch with our customer services team on (028) 95 739 113 or email us at hello@toursireland.co.uk and we will assist you in any way we can.



Tour Details

Pick Up:
Divis Tower, 5 Divis St, Belfast, BT13 2EA
Drop Off:
Milltown Cemetery, 546 Falls Road, Belfast BT12 6EA

Falls Road Walking Tour Itinerary

The tour starts at Divis Tower at the bottom of the Falls Road and travels through a main arterial route of West Belfast, visiting The International Wall, the Republican Memorial gardens and many murals, each with their own particular story, some relating to conflict in other areas around the world.

The tour finishes at Milltown Cemetery where three of the hunger strikers who died during the 1981 hunger strike are buried.

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