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Tuesday 28 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Graveyard

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# Vandalism
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.
# Lurgan
Four men arrested after several injured in stabbing incident at funeral in Armagh
The PSNI said that a “prolonged altercation” took place.
# hate crime
'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard
Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.
# Easter Rising
Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery
The memorial wall has faced some criticism.
# Inchicore
27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery
Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.
# Funerals
This is how Ireland's new crematorium will look
The state-of-the-art structure will be built at Dardistown Cemetery.
# resting place
Mayo farmer wins right to build himself a burial plot on his land
The farmer has no next of kin and would like to always remain on his land.
# Hidden Ireland
What's being done about historic gravestones at the 'Cabbage Gardens' being vandalised?
The burial site is located in a park, but even CCTV hasn’t deterred people from vandalising them.
# Limerick
Woman's remains to be exhumed after new information on 1994 death
Based on the post mortem results, a new investigation into her death could be launched.
# Hidden Ireland
Here's how graves were protected from bodysnatchers in 1800s Cork...
‘Bodysnatching grilles’ were not an uncommon sight.
# Confession
Pakistani man held for cannibalism after eating baby
The man admitted the terrible crime after being arrested by police. He had already served two years in prison for cannibalism.
# deepest sympathies
7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness
Funerals are a social minefield almost impossible to navigate.
# Flood Defence
Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes
Minister Brian Hayes is on his way to Kerry this morning to see the extent of the damage to the graveyard.
# a grave matter
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.
# Halloween
6 fun things you can do for a spooky adult Halloween
If Halloween is more about pushing yourself to the limits of terror than gorging on sweets, these options might appeal to you…
# Tullamore
Sawn-off shotgun and ammunition found stashed in Offaly graveyard
An examination of the scene is ongoing and no arrests have been made so far.
# Graveyard
70,000 Limerick cemetery burial records go online
The searchable records will give an insight into the social history of Limerick from 1855 – 2008.
# digital legacy
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.
# Mugging
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.
# cemetery
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.
# Hidden Ireland
Hidden Ireland: The capital’s oldest graveyard
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.
# Arthur's Day
Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit recently paid its respects at the quiet resting place of the man of the day.
# stumped
'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump
In Belfast, no less.
# Funeral
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.
# US
24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid
Californian police are trying to find out where the plot markers came from.