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# cremation - Thursday 2 April, 2020

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

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

Apr 2nd 2020, 12:30 PM 17,262 Views 10 Comments

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

# cremation - Friday 2 November, 2018

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

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

Nov 2nd 2018, 12:52 PM 19,599 Views 151 Comments

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

# cremation - Saturday 25 March, 2017

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

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

Mar 25th 2017, 8:30 AM 40,786 Views 23 Comments

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

# cremation - Sunday 10 April, 2016

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

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

Apr 10th 2016, 9:30 PM 42,782 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.

# cremation - Thursday 24 December, 2015

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

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

Dec 24th 2015, 9:30 PM 18,122 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.

# cremation - Saturday 14 November, 2015

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

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

Nov 14th 2015, 4:00 PM 63,040 Views 27 Comments

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

# cremation - Thursday 12 November, 2015

Organising a funeral: The unexpected challenges when a loved ones dies
# Last Rites
# Last Rites

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

Nov 12th 2015, 8:00 PM 29,584 Views 19 Comments

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

# cremation - Monday 17 August, 2015

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

Scottish people are getting too big to be cremated

Aug 17th 2015, 8:07 PM 18,344 Views 21 Comments

Funeral homes have to order larger coffins.

# cremation - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

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

This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look

Jul 14th 2015, 12:34 PM 24,733 Views 25 Comments

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

# cremation - Thursday 13 November, 2014

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

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

Nov 13th 2014, 6:45 AM 13,486 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.

# cremation - Thursday 21 November, 2013

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Nov 21st 2013, 4:53 PM 8,101 Views 4 Comments

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

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

'Dead' baby wakes at funeral parlour before cremation

Nov 21st 2013, 3:53 PM 49,717 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.

# cremation - Monday 7 October, 2013

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

Memorial service for Peggy Mangan held over the weekend

Oct 7th 2013, 8:58 AM 4,944 Views 7 Comments

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

# cremation - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'
# Ashes To Ashes
From The Daily Edge
# Ashes To Ashes

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

Sep 11th 2013, 7:30 PM 953 Views 1 Comment

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

# cremation - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

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

Funeral of Maeve Binchy to take place on Friday

Aug 1st 2012, 9:39 AM 5,328 Views 5 Comments

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

# cremation - Sunday 13 May, 2012

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

Funerals in Ireland: What are your options?

May 13th 2012, 9:15 AM 26,158 Views 25 Comments

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

# cremation - Monday 19 December, 2011

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

Cremations must be regulated to avoid criminal misuse, TD says

Dec 19th 2011, 9:56 PM 5,137 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.

# cremation - Friday 19 November, 2010

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

Ballycotton deaths dad won't be buried with his daughters

Nov 19th 2010, 10:06 AM 2,730 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.