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# graveyard - Tuesday 13 February, 2018

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

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

# graveyard - Sunday 28 August, 2016

'Shameful': 13 Jewish headstones destroyed in Belfast graveyard

Police are treating the incident as a hate crime.

# graveyard - Sunday 3 April, 2016

Teenager arrested as Remembrance Wall unveiled at Glasnevin Cemetery

The memorial wall has faced some criticism.

# graveyard - Friday 14 August, 2015

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery Inchicore This post contains images

27 headstones destroyed by vandals at Goldenbridge Cemetery

Some of the headstones were smashed into pieces.

# graveyard - 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.

# graveyard - Monday 22 June, 2015

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.

# graveyard - Sunday 21 September, 2014

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.

# graveyard - Tuesday 16 September, 2014

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.

# graveyard - Sunday 17 August, 2014

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

‘Bodysnatching grilles’ were not an uncommon sight.

# graveyard - Monday 14 April, 2014

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.

# graveyard - Saturday 15 February, 2014

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

7 moments that make funerals the peak of Irish awkwardness

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

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

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

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

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

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'

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

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

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 This post contains images

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.

# graveyard - Thursday 27 September, 2012

Arthur’s Day: the man himself couldn’t be here – so we paid a visit Arthur's Day This post contains images

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.

# graveyard - Friday 10 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge 'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump Stumped This post contains videos

'Face of Jesus' appears on cemetery tree stump

In Belfast, no less.

# graveyard - 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.

# graveyard - Thursday 18 August, 2011

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid US

24 missing gravestones found during drugs raid

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

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