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Burials and cremations will continue with 'utmost dignity', say funeral directors
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Burials and cremations will continue with 'utmost dignity', say funeral directors

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:30 PM 17,321 Views 10 Comments

Irish Association of Funeral Directors said that this was the ‘most difficult time’ they had ever experienced.

Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated
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Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:52 PM 19,625 Views 151 Comments

A number of TDs have put down amendments ahead of the three-day discussion of the proposed abortion legislation next week.

Family found wrong corpse in coffin when they went to say goodbye to their grandad
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Family found wrong corpse in coffin when they went to say goodbye to their grandad

Mar 25th 2017, 8:30 AM 40,788 Views 23 Comments

The body had been mixed up with another man and been buried three days earlier in the wrong grave.

In modern Ireland, the pauper's funeral is not a thing of the past
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In modern Ireland, the pauper's funeral is not a thing of the past

Apr 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 43,058 Views 56 Comments

One funeral director said while these funerals are done with dignity and respect, it is sad that there is no one to say a final goodbye.

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

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,166 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.

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

Nov 14th 2015, 4:00 PM 65,713 Views 27 Comments

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

Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies
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Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 29,790 Views 19 Comments

It can seem like an overwhelming task – here it is step by step.

Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated
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Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated

Aug 17th 2015, 8:07 PM 18,350 Views 19 Comments

Funeral homes have to order larger coffins.

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

Jul 14th 2015, 12:34 PM 24,747 Views 25 Comments

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

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Belfast crematorium recycles metal without telling families - as does one in Republic

Nov 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,499 Views 16 Comments

Most crematoriums in the Republic say they inform families of the ‘sensitive recycling’ – but one says it’s up to funeral directors to let them know.

The 5 at 5: Thursday
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The 5 at 5: Thursday

Nov 21st 2013, 4:53 PM 8,103 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation
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'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation

Nov 21st 2013, 3:53 PM 49,733 Views 34 Comments

The critically-ill boy had been issued with death certificate – a doctor has been suspended, a nurse fired and a probe launched.

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend
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Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend

Oct 7th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,947 Views 7 Comments

The family hopes to set up a foundation in her name to help fund services for missing people and their families.

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
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Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

Sep 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 954 Views 1 Comment

The box of ashes was stolen from a van in Pittsburgh.

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to take place on Friday
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Funeral of Maeve Binchy to take place on Friday

Aug 1st 2012, 9:39 AM 5,334 Views 5 Comments

The celebrated Irish author will be cremated on Friday following a funeral mass in Dalkey.

Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?
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Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?

May 13th 2012, 9:15 AM 26,916 Views 25 Comments

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

Cremations must be regulated to avoid criminal misuse, TD says
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Cremations must be regulated to avoid criminal misuse, TD says

Dec 19th 2011, 9:56 PM 5,143 Views 9 Comments

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.

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters
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Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

Nov 19th 2010, 10:06 AM 2,792 Views 0 Comments

Zoe and Ella Butler to be laid to rest today – their father John is due to be cremated after his funeral tomorrow.