The parish of Belfast...was formerly called Shankill which signifies the Old Church...
BENN “HISTORY OF THE TOWN OF BELFAST”, 1833

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The Shankill area is ‘Original Belfast’ dating from 455AD. We have weathered the storms of the Northern Ireland’s ‘troubles’, world wars, industrial decline and redevelopment and have emerged damaged but intact, fierce yet friendly, authentic - a ‘no frills attached’ working class community. Welcome to ‘real Belfast’.

Shankill Tourist Information & Craft Centre

Friday, October 22, 2010
Following on from our opening on 17th June 2010 we would like to announce the opening of o...

Changing Faces

Friday, August 20, 2010
A new artwork has been installed on the Cupar Way Peace Wall. Created by Clinton Kirkpatri...

Shankill Interpretive Centre

Friday, August 20, 2010
The Shankill Interpretive is currently hosting an exhibition on the Loyal Orders. Free of ...

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