Yewtree Graveyard Restoration Committee



Graveyard Restoration

A Non-profit making voluntary group established to restore and maintain the Yewtree Graveyard & Church Site, Balisland, Shillelagh. The committee has organised prayer days, held a writing competition, exhibited old photographs and displayed history researched by the group. An ancient bullaun/holy water font was discovered by the volunteers during their restoration work. Every year the committee plant young native trees and take part in National Spring Clean. As well as cleaning the graveyard, the committee has erected three engraved stones, repaired old iron gates, installed a stile and ensured that the public graveyard is better accessible from the road. The group has completed the restoration stage of the project and has now reached the maintenance stage.

Contact Information

c/o Carrolls
Co Wicklow
087 910 8890


Additional Location Information: 
The Yewtree Graveyard is written on a wooden sign on the road gate. Further location details: National Grid 29743/16548. OS Map 047-/01/1.