Environmental Issues

Exhumation Licence

Cemeteries and Cremations

An exhumation will take place only in extreme circumstances, such as:

  • family reasons
  • public health reasons
  • court orders as part of a criminal investigation

Due respect is given to the deceased person and other buried remains in the burial ground. The privacy of the deceased person, family and friends is protected. The cost for exhumation is €922.50. Exhumations by court order are not charged.

Application for Exhumation Licence (27582 D)

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