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#Graveyard

# graveyard - Monday 6 January, 2020

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

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

Jan 6th 2020, 2:41 PM 21,134 Views 25 Comments

Gardaí are investigating the incident in which 20 headstones were knocked off their plinths.

# graveyard - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

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

Feb 13th 2018, 8:49 AM 21,038 Views 0 Comments

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

# graveyard - Sunday 28 August, 2016

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard
# Hate Crime
# Hate Crime

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard

Aug 28th 2016, 12:21 PM 14,189 Views 85 Comments

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

# graveyard - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
# Easter Rising
# Easter Rising

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

Apr 3rd 2016, 1:23 PM 57,915 Views 279 Comments

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

# graveyard - Friday 14 August, 2015

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
# Inchicore
# Inchicore

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Aug 14th 2015, 5:40 PM 16,986 Views 33 Comments

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

# graveyard - 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 24,821 Views 25 Comments

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

# graveyard - Monday 22 June, 2015

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

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

Jun 22nd 2015, 3:37 PM 23,276 Views 28 Comments

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

# graveyard - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 21st 2014, 11:15 AM 16,312 Views 30 Comments

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

# graveyard - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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

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

Sep 16th 2014, 7:55 AM 12,091 Views 9 Comments

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

# graveyard - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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

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

Aug 17th 2014, 9:15 AM 32,629 Views 29 Comments

‘Bodysnatching grilles’ were not an uncommon sight.

# graveyard - Monday 14 April, 2014

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

Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby

Apr 14th 2014, 2:42 PM 32,883 Views 51 Comments

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

# graveyard - Saturday 15 February, 2014

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness
# Deepest Sympathies
From The Daily Edge
# Deepest Sympathies

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

Feb 15th 2014, 6:00 PM 53,045 Views 77 Comments

Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.

# graveyard - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes
# Flood Defence
# Flood Defence

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Feb 6th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,345 Views 44 Comments

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

# graveyard - Monday 2 December, 2013

New graveyard rules ban food, drink and 'inappropriate' headstones
# A Grave Matter
# A Grave Matter

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

Dec 2nd 2013, 10:27 AM 14,449 Views 63 Comments

The parish priest in Buncrana will have final approval on headstones and there are strict guidelines for flowers and plants.

# graveyard - Saturday 26 October, 2013

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

6 fun things you can do for a spooky adult Halloween

Oct 26th 2013, 11:30 AM 22,890 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…

# graveyard - Thursday 15 August, 2013

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

Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard

Aug 15th 2013, 4:32 PM 7,265 Views 19 Comments

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

# graveyard - Thursday 25 July, 2013

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online
# Graveyard
# Graveyard

70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online

Jul 25th 2013, 6:55 AM 11,164 Views 3 Comments

The searchable records will give an insight into the social history of Limerick from 1855 – 2008.

# graveyard - Sunday 30 June, 2013

High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on'
# Digital Legacy
# Digital Legacy

High-tech tombstones let loved ones 'live on'

Jun 30th 2013, 6:30 PM 9,562 Views 11 Comments

Scanning a barcode reveals a deceased person’s favourite music, interests, remembrances – and allows you to sign a guest book.

# graveyard - Tuesday 28 May, 2013

Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard
# Mugging
# Mugging

Attempted mugging of two 16-year-old girls outside Belfast graveyard

May 28th 2013, 10:42 AM 4,598 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.

# graveyard - Tuesday 5 March, 2013

Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour
# Cemetery
# Cemetery

Council closes cemetery car park due to 'staffing issues' and anti-social behaviour

Mar 5th 2013, 6:45 AM 9,471 Views 15 Comments

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

# graveyard - Sunday 30 September, 2012

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

Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard

Sep 30th 2012, 9:40 AM 37,800 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.

# graveyard - Thursday 27 September, 2012

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

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

Sep 27th 2012, 7:15 AM 13,341 Views 19 Comments

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

# graveyard - Friday 10 August, 2012

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump
# Stumped
From The Daily Edge
# Stumped

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump

Aug 10th 2012, 11:51 AM 11,042 Views 75 Comments

In Belfast, no less.

# graveyard - 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 29,143 Views 25 Comments

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

# graveyard - Thursday 18 August, 2011

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid
# US
# US

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid

Aug 18th 2011, 6:30 PM 516 Views 6 Comments

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