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# cemetery

This year
Four suspected pipe bombs recovered from Creggan cemetery after republican Easter march
The PSNI has described the discovery as a “sinister and worrying development”.
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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.
70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery
One man has been arrested.
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.
Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area
Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.
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.
'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.
27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.
This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look
The state-of-the-art structure will be built at Dardistown Cemetery.
Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .
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.
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.
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.
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.
One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery
The incident happened at a cemetery near Ennis in Co Clare last night.
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.
70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online
The searchable records will give an insight into the social history of Limerick from 1855 – 2008.
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.
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.
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.
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
In Belfast, no less.
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?