Registering a death
Every death that takes place in Ireland must be recorded and registered. Find how to register a death and how to obtain a death certificate.
Information on standards in the Irish funeral industry, types of funeral and useful contacts.
Burial grounds (cemeteries) in Ireland are governed and maintained by local authorities. Maintenance, management and how to purchase a burial plot.
Cremation is an alternative to burial, when someone dies. In recent years cremation has become increasingly popular. Find out more.
Bringing a body to Ireland for burial or cremation
When someone dies abroad it is often difficult to know what to do. Find out here the steps to take to bring a body home for burial or cremation
Sending a body from Ireland for burial or cremation abroad
Before the body of a deceased person can be sent out of Ireland, certain formalities must be followed. Find out more.
If you have a question relating to this topic you can contact the Citizens Information Phone Service on 0761 07 4000. The Phone Service will operate Monday to Friday, 9am to 6pm during January 2017. You can also visit your local Citizens Information Centre.