WARREN COATES discusses the haunted past of Cavehill, which overlooks Belfast in Northern Ireland
There is quite a famous ghost story about Cavehill Belfast. The ghost of a man was sighted quite regularly at a particular area of our local beauty spot during the early years of the 20th century.
He was always seen around the same area, usually just standing looking at a particular spot amongst the trees, although he was seen to be moving rapidly ABOVE(!) the ground once or twice in the same spot.
Eventually a gruesome discovery was made when human remains were found in that spot. Investigations showed that they were the remains of a man and suicide was officially recorded as the cause of death.
The remains were later identified as being those of a local man who had disappeared a few years before. The remains were given a proper burial and the ghostly figure was no longer seen.
WARREN COATES is the Spooky Isles’ Northern Ireland correspondent. He is the founder of the Northern Ireland Paranormal Research Association. For further information on NIPRA, please check out its great website here at www.nipra.co.uk.

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  1. Joanna Smith 29 November 2013 at 8:58 am

    I am in a paranormal group and we travel all over England and Wales. I wish we could afford to get to this location though, it looks fascinating!

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  2. Rick Cleland 12 October 2017 at 5:05 pm

    Pigs can sniff out truffles with their snouts.

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