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

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

Feb 13th 2018, 8:49 AM 21,034 Views 0 Comments

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

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard
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'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard

Aug 28th 2016, 12:21 PM 14,181 Views 85 Comments

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
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Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:23 PM 57,858 Views 279 Comments

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
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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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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.

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:37 PM 22,966 Views 29 Comments

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

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

Sep 21st 2014, 11:15 AM 15,993 Views 30 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2014, 7:55 AM 12,087 Views 9 Comments

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 9:15 AM 32,511 Views 29 Comments

‘Bodysnatching grilles’ were not an uncommon sight.

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby
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Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

Apr 14th 2014, 2:42 PM 32,841 Views 51 Comments

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
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# Deepest Sympathies

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

Feb 15th 2014, 6:00 PM 52,997 Views 77 Comments

Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes
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Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Feb 6th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,337 Views 44 Comments

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

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

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

Oct 26th 2013, 11:30 AM 22,819 Views 28 Comments

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

Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard
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Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard

Aug 15th 2013, 4:32 PM 7,259 Views 19 Comments

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

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online
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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'
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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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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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Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour

Mar 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,418 Views 15 Comments

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

Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard
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Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard

Sep 30th 2012, 9:40 AM 36,815 Views 31 Comments

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.

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 13,210 Views 18 Comments

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
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# Stumped

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump

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

In Belfast, no less.

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

May 13th 2012, 9:15 AM 27,137 Views 25 Comments

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

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid
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24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid

Aug 18th 2011, 6:30 PM 506 Views 6 Comments

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