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Áras Uí Chonghaile is a modern inspirational visitor centre in the heart of Belfast’s Gaeltacht Quarter, with an insightful exhibition about James Connolly, a man of formidable ideas and remarkable vision.

From his birth in Edinburgh in 1868 to Irish parents, through to his death in Dublin 1916, his role as a pioneer of the early trade union movement and his extraordinary travels throughout Britain and America, visitors will be introduced to a man of remarkable ideas and writings.

The centre offers a thought provoking insight into James Connolly’s life, his politics and the impact he had on the history of the Island of Ireland. Visitors can explore the Connolly exhibition, Leabharlann Uí Chonghaile,  the Historic Collection and their new audio guide headsets..

Visitors can relax and enjoy local hospitality in the Hatch Coffee and browse the fascinating library.
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  • 374-376 Falls Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT12 6DG
Áras Uí Chonghaile (James Connolly Visitor Centre)
  • 374-376 Falls Road
  • Belfast
  • Antrim
  • BT12 6DG

Top Reasons To Visit

  • See an original Irish proclamation including half proclamation and the printing blocks
  • RTE video archives with including interviews with James Connolly's daughters
  • Transatlantic Voyager mapping James Connolly’s travels across the USA
  • James Connolly Library (storing a collection of priceless books and original newspaper articles)
  • Belfast citizens can now go free!

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