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24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves
# Vandalism
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# Vandalism

24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves

Jan 6th 2020, 2:41 PM 21,091 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident in which 20 headstones were knocked off their plinths.

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery
# Whiterock Road
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# Whiterock Road

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery

Updated Aug 3rd 2019, 7:31 PM 80,436 Views 31 Comments

One man has been arrested.

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal
# Grave Concerns
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# Grave Concerns

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

Apr 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,321 Views 0 Comments

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area
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# Glasnevin Trust

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area

May 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,811 Views 16 Comments

Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve
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# England

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve

Dec 31st 2015, 9:33 AM 31,294 Views 32 Comments

The 73-year-old victim sustained minor injuries in the mugging.

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

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

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,180 Views 24 Comments

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

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
# Inchicore
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# Inchicore

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Aug 14th 2015, 5:40 PM 16,926 Views 33 Comments

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look
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# Funerals

This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look

Jul 14th 2015, 12:34 PM 24,756 Views 25 Comments

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

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
# Bethany Home
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# Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

Apr 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,126 Views 7 Comments

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently
# Cemetery Regulator
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# Cemetery Regulator

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Jun 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,279 Views 30 Comments

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

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery
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# Hart Island

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery

Apr 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 52,976 Views 14 Comments

There are many Irish among the one million buried souls in the forbidden island cemetery near the Bronx.

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones
# A Grave Matter
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# A Grave Matter

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:27 AM 14,394 Views 63 Comments

The parish priest in Buncrana will have final approval on headstones and there are strict guidelines for flowers and plants.

Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial
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# Cork

Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial

Aug 30th 2013, 1:59 PM 23,036 Views 75 Comments

Patrick and Frances Murphy were visiting the grave of their 14-year-old son Micheál ‘Haulie’ Murphy in Glanworth, Co Cork.

One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery
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# Clare

One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery

Aug 28th 2013, 8:20 AM 15,126 Views 89 Comments

The incident happened at a cemetery near Ennis in Co Clare last night.

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery
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# Westmeath

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery

Aug 5th 2013, 9:14 AM 27,845 Views 104 Comments

One man was arrested after a fight broke out between members of the Traveller community in the Westmeath town yesterday afteroon.

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online
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# Graveyard

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online

Jul 25th 2013, 6:55 AM 11,040 Views 3 Comments

The searchable records will give an insight into the social history of Limerick from 1855 – 2008.

High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on'
# Digital Legacy
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# Digital Legacy

High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on'

Jun 30th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,509 Views 11 Comments

Scanning a barcode reveals a deceased person’s favourite music, interests, remembrances – and allows you to sign a guest book.

Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard
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# Mugging

Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard

May 28th 2013, 10:42 AM 4,592 Views 16 Comments

A man in his 20s tried to grab a mobile phone off one of the girls and police are appealing for information about the incident.

Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour
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# Cemetery

Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour

Mar 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,420 Views 15 Comments

The decision has been met with anger from visitors who said there is not enough parking along the street.

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral
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# Drug Feud

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral

Sep 25th 2012, 10:10 PM 11,759 Views 23 Comments

One of the victims was a six-year-old girl.

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump
# Stumped
# Stumped

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump

Aug 10th 2012, 11:51 AM 10,936 Views 75 Comments

In Belfast, no less.

Anger over desecration of 40 German soldiers' graves at WW1 cemetery
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# Ww1

Anger over desecration of 40 German soldiers' graves at WW1 cemetery

Jul 9th 2012, 9:10 AM 5,243 Views 3 Comments

Wooden crosses were broken and burned at the French graveyard.

Should you drill for gas... under a cemetery?
# Drilling
# Drilling

Should you drill for gas... under a cemetery?

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:48 AM 3,069 Views 9 Comments

It’s not just loved ones buried in Lowelville Cemetery in Ohio – there is natural gas too, and now trustees are being asked to allow drilling there. But should they?