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# cremation - Thursday 2 April, 2020

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

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

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

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 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.

# cremation - Thursday 24 December, 2015

'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.

# cremation - Saturday 14 November, 2015

'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.”

# cremation - Thursday 12 November, 2015

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

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

Funeral homes have to order larger coffins.

# cremation - Tuesday 14 July, 2015

This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look

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

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

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

'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.

# cremation - Monday 7 October, 2013

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.

# cremation - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

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

Stolen human ashes found after being 'mistaken for drugs'

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

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?

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

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

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