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From TheJournal.ie 24-hour security for Cork cemetery after thousands in damage caused to graves Vandalism

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery Whiterock Road
From TheJournal.ie HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal Grave Concerns

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area Glasnevin Trust

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

Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.

From TheJournal.ie A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve England

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie 27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery Inchicore This post contains images

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

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.

From TheJournal.ie Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery Hart Island

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery

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

From TheJournal.ie New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones A Grave Matter

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial Cork

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

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

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery Clare

One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery

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

From TheJournal.ie Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery Westmeath

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery

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

From TheJournal.ie 70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online Graveyard

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online

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

From TheJournal.ie High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on' Digital Legacy

High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on'

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

From TheJournal.ie Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard Mugging

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour Cemetery

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral Drug Feud

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

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

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump Stumped This post contains videos

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump

In Belfast, no less.

From TheJournal.ie Anger over desecration of 40 German soldiers' graves at WW1 cemetery Ww1

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

Wooden crosses were broken and burned at the French graveyard.

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

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?