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# cemetery - 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 21,051 Views 25 Comments

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

# cemetery - Saturday 3 August, 2019

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery
# Whiterock Road
# Whiterock Road

70-year-old man dies after stolen car is driven into crowd outside Belfast cemetery

Updated Aug 3rd 2019, 7:31 PM 80,433 Views 31 Comments

One man has been arrested.

# cemetery - Thursday 26 April, 2018

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal
# Grave Concerns
# Grave Concerns

HR manager at cemetery awarded €47,500 in compensation for unfair dismissal

Apr 26th 2018, 12:05 AM 38,278 Views 0 Comments

The man had been employed at the cemetery for just under 20 years prior to his dismissal in late 2016.

# cemetery - Saturday 13 May, 2017

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area
# Glasnevin Trust
# Glasnevin Trust

Ireland's first non-denominational cemetery re-opens in bid to revitalise local area

May 13th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,773 Views 16 Comments

Goldenbridge Cemetery in Inchicore, Dublin re-opens today.

# cemetery - Thursday 31 December, 2015

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve
# England
# England

A man robbed a woman's handbag as she cleaned her husband's grave on Christmas Eve

Dec 31st 2015, 9:33 AM 31,294 Views 32 Comments

The 73-year-old victim sustained minor injuries in the mugging.

# cemetery - 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 18,123 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.

# cemetery - 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 16,899 Views 33 Comments

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

# cemetery - 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 24,735 Views 25 Comments

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

# cemetery - Monday 6 April, 2015

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found
# Bethany Home
# Bethany Home

Names of five more children buried in paupers' graves found

Apr 6th 2015, 7:00 AM 12,109 Views 7 Comments

That makes 227 names in total on the Bethany memorial .

# cemetery - Friday 6 June, 2014

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently
# Cemetery Regulator
# Cemetery Regulator

There needs to be more competition between graveyards, apparently

Jun 6th 2014, 9:00 AM 9,275 Views 29 Comments

Today TDs will debate a Bill that seeks to end “non-transparent” behaviour by cemetery authorities.

# cemetery - Monday 21 April, 2014

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery
# Hart Island
# Hart Island

Irish families discover their past in hidden New York cemetery

Apr 21st 2014, 8:30 PM 52,942 Views 14 Comments

There are many Irish among the one million buried souls in the forbidden island cemetery near the Bronx.

# cemetery - 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 14,346 Views 63 Comments

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

# cemetery - Friday 30 August, 2013

Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial
# Cork
# Cork

Parents' car burgled as they visited young son's grave two days after burial

Aug 30th 2013, 1:59 PM 23,009 Views 75 Comments

Patrick and Frances Murphy were visiting the grave of their 14-year-old son Micheál ‘Haulie’ Murphy in Glanworth, Co Cork.

# cemetery - Wednesday 28 August, 2013

The 9 at 9: Wednesday
# 9 At 9
# 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Aug 28th 2013, 8:48 AM 8,331 Views 15 Comments

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery
# Clare
# Clare

One hospitalised and three arrested after public order incident at cemetery

Aug 28th 2013, 8:20 AM 15,115 Views 89 Comments

The incident happened at a cemetery near Ennis in Co Clare last night.

# cemetery - Monday 5 August, 2013

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery
# Westmeath
# Westmeath

Several people sustain injuries after brawl at Mullingar cemetery

Aug 5th 2013, 9:14 AM 27,789 Views 104 Comments

One man was arrested after a fight broke out between members of the Traveller community in the Westmeath town yesterday afteroon.

# cemetery - 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 10,947 Views 3 Comments

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

# cemetery - 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 9,491 Views 11 Comments

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

# cemetery - 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 4,592 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.

# cemetery - 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 9,405 Views 15 Comments

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

# cemetery - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral
# Drug Feud
# Drug Feud

Nine killed in Mexico cemetery shootout during El Bebe's funeral

Sep 25th 2012, 10:10 PM 11,748 Views 23 Comments

One of the victims was a six-year-old girl.

# cemetery - 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 10,884 Views 75 Comments

In Belfast, no less.

# cemetery - Monday 9 July, 2012

Anger over desecration of 40 German soldiers' graves at WW1 cemetery
# Ww1
# Ww1

Anger over desecration of 40 German soldiers' graves at WW1 cemetery

Jul 9th 2012, 9:10 AM 5,223 Views 3 Comments

Wooden crosses were broken and burned at the French graveyard.

# cemetery - Monday 2 July, 2012

Should you drill for gas... under a cemetery?
# Drilling
From The Daily Edge
# Drilling

Should you drill for gas... under a cemetery?

Jul 2nd 2012, 9:48 AM 3,067 Views 9 Comments

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?