Roselawn Cemetery

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Roselawn Cemetery
Roselawn Cemetery - geograph.org.uk - 723231.jpg
Details
Established 1954
Location Ballygowan, Belfast
Country Northern Ireland, UK
Type Public

Roselawn Cemetery (Irish: Reilig Phlásóg na Rós) (also known as Roselawn or Roselawn Graveyard) is a large cemetery on the outskirts of Belfast.[1] It opened in 1954. It is on the Ballygowan Road. The ashes of association footballer George Best was buried here on 3 December 2005 after his death on 25 November. The cemetery is maintained by the Belfast City Council.[2]

Opening hours: 8am to 4pm, Monday to Saturday - November 1 to February 28 (10am Sundays)

              8am to 6pm, Monday to Saturday - March 1 to October 31 (10am Sundays)
              8am to 8pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays - April 1 to September 30
              

Notable Graves[edit]

George Best - Plot No. S 295 - Ashes buried here on 3 December 2005 after his death on 25 November 2005.[3]

References[edit]

Coordinates: 54°33′35″N 5°51′23″W / 54.55972°N 5.85639°W / 54.55972; -5.85639