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#Funerals

# funerals - Sunday 3 June, 2018

5 decisions that are vital for a good Irish funeral

What exactly makes a good Irish funeral?

# funerals - Monday 16 October, 2017

From TheJournal.ie Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland Ophelia

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

# funerals - Saturday 10 June, 2017

From TheJournal.ie 'You can only do a funeral once, and you have to do it right': The story behind RIP.ie End Of Life Matters

'You can only do a funeral once, and you have to do it right': The story behind RIP.ie

We speak to one of the siblings behind the death notice website.

# funerals - Tuesday 25 October, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's newest crematorium is now open Dardistown

Ireland's newest crematorium is now open

It brings to number of crematoria in Ireland to six.

# funerals - Monday 1 August, 2016

From TheJournal.ie 'My sister was failed in life and in death': We need to restore the bereavement grant Opinion

'My sister was failed in life and in death': We need to restore the bereavement grant

Paddy Kevane talks about how lack of government support can impact families during an emotional period.

# funerals - Sunday 31 July, 2016

From TheJournal.ie Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death Opinion

Mass graves, bodysnatchers and crematoriums: Ireland's history with death

The authors of Grave Matters talk about death through the ages.

# funerals - Monday 23 May, 2016

From TheJournal.ie People dying is a lucrative business Funerals

People dying is a lucrative business

Massey Bros. is investing half a million euro on new premises and services across Dublin.

# funerals - Thursday 24 December, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery A Living History This post contains images

'It’s more about life than death' - Behind the scenes at Glasnevin Cemetery

Historian Conor Dodd talks to us about the enduring appeal of the place where 1.5 million people have been laid to rest.

# funerals - Sunday 15 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie The traditional Irish wake: Why rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated Reposing At Home

The traditional Irish wake: Why rumours of its demise have been greatly exaggerated

“The terrible thing about dying over there is that you miss your own wake,” Dave Allen once said. But is the tradition still as popular?

# funerals - Saturday 14 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years' Glasnevin Cemetery

'What I've learned from working in a crematorium for 33 years'

“Down through the years I’ve seen some really tragic cases … It can be hard.”

# funerals - Thursday 12 November, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask Last Rites This post contains videos

Everything you wanted to know about grief but were too afraid to ask

An expert tells us what we can do to support bereaved people, how to talk to children about loss, and if there’s a good alternative to mass cards.

# funerals - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words' RIP

'Ireland as a nation suffered a loss which is beyond words. There are no words'

The first of the Carrickmines funerals took place in Bray today.

# funerals - Monday 19 October, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard Opinion

Carrickmines tragedy shows we all have empathy, but it gives way when it comes close to our backyard

Ireland’s dirty secret is that the Carrickmines tragedy could happen in any parish in the country, writes Donal O’Keeffe.

# funerals - Friday 11 September, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'My family and I have had many conversations about my impending death' Think Ahead This post contains videos

# funerals - Monday 17 August, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated Obesity

Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated

Funeral homes have to order larger coffins.

# funerals - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

From TheJournal.ie This is how Ireland’s new crematorium will look Funerals

This is how Ireland’s new crematorium will look

The state-of-the-art structure will be built at Dardistown Cemetery.

# funerals - Thursday 25 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Life is short. I intend to honour those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible' Berkeley

'Life is short. I intend to honour those who died by living the happiest and most fulfilling life possible'

Clodagh Cogley, one of the survivors of the Berkeley balcony collapse, has written an inspirational message on Facebook.

# funerals - Tuesday 23 June, 2015

From TheJournal.ie 'Eoghan was our translator, sense-maker and peacemaker. He was our wiser brother' Berkeley

'Eoghan was our translator, sense-maker and peacemaker. He was our wiser brother'

All members of the Culligan family spoke about the heartbreak of losing their son, brother, best friend and boyfriend.

# funerals - Thursday 23 April, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones Aromatherapy

Woman sets up company to bottle the scent of lost loved ones

You might be able to, soon…

From TheJournal.ie China is cracking down on strippers at funerals Pall Barers

China is cracking down on strippers at funerals

China’s official Xinhua news agency said such performances are typically organised in order to draw a larger crowd at last rites.

# funerals - Friday 6 February, 2015

From TheJournal.ie Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation Newtownabbey

Call for councillors to vote down 'pagan practice' of cremation

A local resident in Newtownabbey has opposed the building of a new facility on the grounds of Christianity and the environment.

# funerals - Tuesday 30 September, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Want a church wedding? There might not be enough priests to do them in the future Think Outside The Box

Want a church wedding? There might not be enough priests to do them in the future

The Association of Catholic Priests says married men should be allowed to become priests.

# funerals - Saturday 30 August, 2014

From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential Death

Opinion: Grief can be unpredictable, so a good send-off for a departed loved one is essential

A funeral provides mourners a space to accept death and to safely explore their grief and loss.

# funerals - Friday 6 June, 2014

From TheJournal.ie There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently Cemetery Regulator

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Today TDs will debate a Bill that seeks to end “non-transparent” behaviour by cemetery authorities.

# funerals - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Republic of Telly tackle every Irish funeral ever

Thanks father, lovely mass.

# funerals - Saturday 15 February, 2014

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.

# funerals - Wednesday 30 October, 2013

Selfies at funerals now have their own dedicated Tumblr

What is the world coming to?

# funerals - Friday 18 October, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Column: Funerals are tough – and costs escalate quickly Opinion

Column: Funerals are tough – and costs escalate quickly

One of the more perplexing cuts outlined in this year’s budget is the axing of the Bereavement Grant. People feel that they’re not safe from austerity, even in death, writes Geraldine Fitzgerald.

# funerals - Thursday 29 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie 9 interesting quotes from Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years Cowen Talks

9 interesting quotes from Brian Cowen's first interview in over two years

The former taoiseach’s first interview in over two years, conducted with TG4 and airing next week, reveals plenty about him.

# funerals - Saturday 17 August, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Saturday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s talking about the Irish people in Cairo, Michael Dwyer, and Scotland Yard looking at the death of Princess Diana (again).

# funerals - Sunday 21 July, 2013

From TheJournal.ie Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore Drowning

Coveney: I've been to too many funerals and scenes of bodies brought ashore

Speaking to TheJournal.ie, Coveney spoke of the loss in his own family

# funerals - Friday 1 February, 2013

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Nine things you need to know before you start your day…

# funerals - Monday 17 December, 2012

From TheJournal.ie First two funerals held after US school shooting RIP

First two funerals held after US school shooting

Two six-year-old boys are being laid to rest. The first of the girls, also aged six, are due to be laid to rest tomorrow.

# funerals - Sunday 13 May, 2012

From TheJournal.ie Funerals in Ireland: What are your options? Funeral

Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?

Online funeral planning, green burials and cremation – there’s more than one way to organise your big send-off.

# funerals - Tuesday 24 January, 2012

These coffins might cheer you up Designs On Death This post contains images

These coffins might cheer you up

Show in London displays burial caskets which put a twist on the final departure.

# funerals - Monday 19 December, 2011

From TheJournal.ie Cremations must be regulated to avoid criminal misuse, TD says Cremation

Cremations must be regulated to avoid criminal misuse, TD says

Tommy Broughan said new laws would help avoid tragedies like the Harold Shipman murders in the UK – where it was alleged cremation helped the killer conceal his crimes.

# funerals - Tuesday 18 October, 2011

From The42 Golfing heaven: a cemetery for fans of a good walk spoiled WTF?

Golfing heaven: a cemetery for fans of a good walk spoiled

The good people at Sunset Hills Funeral Home in Bellevue, Washington have created a “Memorial Golf Park”… for when a life on the links just isn’t enough.

# funerals - Friday 26 August, 2011

From TheJournal.ie ‘A terrible tragedy’: Mourners to gather for funerals of murdered women Double Killing

‘A terrible tragedy’: Mourners to gather for funerals of murdered women

Loved ones of Marian Graham and Kathy Dinsmore, who were killed in Turkey, will attend both of the best friends’ funerals.

# funerals - Monday 7 March, 2011

German radio station offers 'immoral and tasteless' prize of paid for funeral

The station is offering a luxury funeral to one lucky winner who can come up with the most original or witty epitaph for their gravestone.

# funerals - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Tuesday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you need to know by 9am: The verdict on the leaders’ debate; Anglo accuses Drumm of deception and misconduct, and how a couple on a Valentine’s break narrowly escape being crushed by a train.