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#Cremation

From TheJournal.ie Nine TDs want law to ensure aborted foetuses are buried or cremated Abortion Legislation

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Family found wrong corpse in coffin when they went to say goodbye to their grandad Austria

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

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

From TheJournal.ie In modern Ireland, the pauper's funeral is not a thing of the past Final Tribute

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

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.

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 '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.”

From TheJournal.ie Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies Last Rites

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

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

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.

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

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

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.

From TheJournal.ie The 5 at 5: Thursday Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

From TheJournal.ie 'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation China

'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation

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

From TheJournal.ie Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend RIP

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend

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'

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

From TheJournal.ie Funeral of Maeve Binchy to take place on Friday Maeve Binchy

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to take place on Friday

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

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.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters Ballycotton

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

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