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#Graveyard

From TheJournal.ie Four men arrested after several injured in stabbing incident at funeral in Armagh Lurgan

Four men arrested after several injured in stabbing incident at funeral in Armagh

The PSNI said that a “prolonged altercation” took place.

From TheJournal.ie 'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard Hate Crime

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

From TheJournal.ie Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery Easter Rising

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

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 Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land Resting Place

Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land

The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.

From TheJournal.ie What's being done about historic gravestones at the 'Cabbage Gardens' being vandalised? Hidden Ireland

What's being done about historic gravestones at the 'Cabbage Gardens' being vandalised?

The burial site is located in a park, but even CCTV hasn’t deterred people from vandalising them.

From TheJournal.ie Woman's remains to be exhumed after new information on 1994 death Limerick

Woman's remains to be exhumed after new information on 1994 death

Based on the post mortem results, a new investigation into her death could be launched.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how graves were protected from bodysnatchers in 1800s Cork... Hidden Ireland

Here's how graves were protected from bodysnatchers in 1800s Cork...

‘Bodysnatching grilles’ were not an uncommon sight.

From TheJournal.ie Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby Confession

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes Flood Defence

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Minister Brian Hayes is on his way to Kerry this morning to see the extent of the damage to the graveyard.

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 6 fun things you can do for a spooky adult Halloween Halloween

6 fun things you can do for a spooky adult Halloween

If Halloween is more about pushing yourself to the limits of terror than gorging on sweets, these options might appeal to you…

From TheJournal.ie Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard Tullamore

Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard

An examination of the scene is ongoing and no arrests have been made so far.

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 Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard Hidden Ireland This post contains images

Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard

Tales of grave robbing, boxing fights and destroyed high crosses are all shared during a visit to Bully’s Acre, which is normally closed to the public.

From TheJournal.ie Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit Arthur's Day This post contains images

Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit

TheJournal.ie recently paid its respects at the quiet resting place of the man of the day.

'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 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 24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid US

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid

Californian police are trying to find out where the plot markers came from.