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  1. The Falls Road (from Irish túath na bhFál 'territory of the enclosures') is the main road through West Belfast, Northern Ireland, running from Divis Street in Belfast City Centre to Andersonstown in the suburbs. The name has been synonymous for at least a century and a half with the Catholic community in the city.

  2. Apr 11, 2024 · Updated: April 11, 2024. From a focal point of the Troubles conflict to a haven for the Irish language and art, we look at the history of the Falls Road. Once a humble area, the Falls Road became an important player in Belfast’s Industrial Revolution in the 19th century, thanks to a series of mills along the course of the now-covered River Farset.

  3. The Falls Road Belfast - History - Storries - Facts - Everything You Need To Know About The Republican Heartland On Your Visit.

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  4. Falls Road, or more commonly referred to as ‘The Falls Road’ by locals, is one of the most interesting and culturally rich areas of Northern Island. As the main road running through West Belfast, all the way from Divis Street to the city centre, the road was originally a quiet country lane.

  5. Jun 14, 2022 · Growing up on the Falls Road was different from growing up in other parts of Belfast. You were part of a tight-knit community and many things that make perfect sense to you wouldn't to an...

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  7. Aug 3, 2023 · Falls Road and Shankill Road, Belfast. The most famous of the ‘peace walls’, as they’re now known, divides the Falls and Shankill Roads in the western part of Belfast. It runs for several kilometres and is interrupted at several junctions by enormous metal gates across roads.

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