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      How many coffins can go into a grave?

      Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the amount of coffin burials in a grave. It depends on the type of ground and other factors such as size of coffins etc.

      How many cremated remains can go into a grave?

      Several small urns/caskets can go into a grave as they are far smaller than a coffin.

      What is the procedure for erecting a new headstone?

      See Erecting Headstones Page

      What is the procedure for replacing a headstone?

      See Erecting Headstones Page

      Do the council have to construct the foundations for headstones/kerbs?

      Yes the council are solely responsible for the construction of the foundations.

      Is there a possibility of a bench in Shanganagh Cemetery?

      No unfortunately the list for benches in Shanganagh cemetery is exhausted.

      How do you go about getting new chippings on a grave?

      Send into the office in person or by post:

      1. The grave number, or if this is not possible a date of death or burial of someone in the grave.
      2.  Debit/Credit card number or Cheque/Postal Order (payable to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Co.) for €210 + VAT @ 13.5% Total Cost €238.35
      3.  Whether you would like grey granite or white marble chippings.
      4.  Your name, address and phone number so we can contact you when the work has been completed.  
      How do you go about getting a grave topped with soil and tidied?

      Send into the office in person or by post:

      1. The grave number, or if this is not possible a date of death or burial of someone in the grave.
      2.  Debit/Credit Card Number or Cheque/Postal Order (payable to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Co.) for €75 + VAT @ 13.5% Total Cost €85.13.
      3. Your name, address and phone number so we can contact you when the work has been completed. 
      Are the Council responsible for laying grass in Shanganagh?

      Yes the council are responsible for the laying and cutting of grass in Shanganagh. Please contact the office at Dean’s Grange should you have any queries. Please note that it is cemetery policy not to lay grass until 1 year after an interment has taken place to allow for subsidence.

      How do you locate a grave?

      Please note that neither Dean’s Grange nor Shanganagh cemeteries records are computerised and therefore in order to locate a grave what you need is:

      1.  Date/year of death or burial.
      2.  Full name and last address of the deceased. The Council only holds records for Dean’s Grange, Shanganagh and Kilgobbin cemeteries.
      How do you get there by public transport?
      • From Dublin City to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, bus number 46a to the Dean’s Grange Crossroads and the number 4 bus to Rockford Pk., which are both within walking distance.
      • From Blackrock to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, the number 84 bus which stops near the Cemetery Gates.
      • From Dun Laoghaire to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, the number 46a to the Dean’s Grange Crossroads, within walking distance.
      • From Dublin City to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 145 bus
      • From Blackrock to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 84 bus
      • From Dun Laoghaire to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 45a bus All buses to Shanganagh Cemetery stop near the Cemetery Gates
      Is there a grave research fee?

      Not unless there is numerous graves to be researched.

      How much is a new grave?

      New graves in Shanganagh are: €2,900 + interment fee
      New graves in Dean’s Grange are: €16,000 + interment fee
      Not for sale in advance of a death.

      What is the cost for interring cremated remains?

      €400 and can be done privately and not through a Funeral Director.

      What is the opening fee for coffin burial?

      €900

      Is the Council responsible for tidying the grave after a burial?

      Yes the council tidies the grave after a burial has taken place. Should you have any concerns please contact the office at Dean’s Grange.

      Can I pay a fee for annual maintenance on my or my family’s grave?

      Unfortunately we no longer provide this service.

      Cá mhéad atá ar uaigh nua?

      Uaigheanna nua i Seangánach: €2,900 + táille adhlactha
      Uaigheanna nua i nGráinseach an Déin: €16,000 + táille adhlactha
      Níl siad ar fáil le ceannach roimh bhás.

       

       

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      How do I go about transferring a grave?

      If you want to transfer the ownership of a grave an exclusive right of burial may be transferred to a specific family member.  Permission must be sought from the Registered Owner of the grave. It is not necessary to produce the original Grave Paper issued,  all registered owners are on our records.

      A Transfer Agreement Form (which may be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) has to be completed and signed by the current registered owner at the time of transfer.

      If the Registered Owner of the grave is deceased a Derivative Assignment Declaration Form (which can also be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) must be signed and witnessed before a Peace Commissioner by the person who wishes to take over the ownership of the grave.  A Permission Form from the relevant next of kin of the registered owner may also be required which states they have no objection to the transfer of the grave, this form does not have to be witnessed by a Peace Commissioner,  it should be attached to the Derivative Assignment Declaration.

      There is a transfer fee of €65.00 + Vat @ 23%   Total Cost: €79.95
      Payable by Cheque/Draft, Postal Money Order made payable to

      Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council or by Debit/Credit Card.
      Card transactions can only be made in person in the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office.

      Completed forms and transfer fee should be sent to:

      Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office,
      Dean’s Grange Road,
      Blackrock,
      Co. Dublin.

      Or call in person to the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office

      Opening hours:
      10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. – 2.15p.m – 4.00p.m.  Monday to Friday

      When all documentation and fee is received, in due course, the new owner will receive a document stating the grave has been transferred into their name.

       

       

      How do I go about transferring a grave?

      If you want to transfer the ownership of a grave an exclusive right of burial may be transferred to a specific family member.  Permission must be sought from the Registered Owner of the grave. It is not necessary to produce the original Grave Paper issued,  all registered owners are on our records.


      A Transfer Agreement Form (which may be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) has to be completed and signed by the current registered owner at the time of transfer.

      If the Registered Owner of the grave is deceased a Derivative Assignment Declaration Form (which can also be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) must be signed and witnessed before a Peace Commissioner by the person who wishes to take over the ownership of the grave.  A Permission Form from the relevant next of kin of the registered owner may also be required which states they have no objection to the transfer of the grave, this form does not have to be witnessed by a Peace Commissioner,  it should be attached to the Derivative Assignment Declaration.

      There is a transfer fee of €65.00 + Vat @ 23%   Total Cost: €79.95
      Payable by Cheque/Draft, Postal Money Order made payable to

      Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council or by Debit/Credit Card.
      Card transactions can only be made in person in the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office.

      Completed forms and transfer fee should be sent to:

      Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office,
      Dean’s Grange Road,
      Blackrock,
      Co. Dublin.

      Or call in person to the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office

      Opening hours:
      10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. – 2.15p.m – 4.00p.m.  Monday to Friday

      When all documentation and fee is received, in due course, the new owner will receive a document stating the grave has been transferred into their name.

       

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Cemeteries

How many coffins can go into a grave?

Unfortunately we cannot guarantee the amount of coffin burials in a grave. It depends on the type of ground and other factors such as size of coffins etc.

How many cremated remains can go into a grave?

Several small urns/caskets can go into a grave as they are far smaller than a coffin.

What is the procedure for erecting a new headstone?

See Erecting Headstones Page

What is the procedure for replacing a headstone?

See Erecting Headstones Page

Do the council have to construct the foundations for headstones/kerbs?

Yes the council are solely responsible for the construction of the foundations.

Is there a possibility of a bench in Shanganagh Cemetery?

No unfortunately the list for benches in Shanganagh cemetery is exhausted.

How do you go about getting new chippings on a grave?

Send into the office in person or by post:

  1. The grave number, or if this is not possible a date of death or burial of someone in the grave.
  2.  Debit/Credit card number or Cheque/Postal Order (payable to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Co.) for €210 + VAT @ 13.5% Total Cost €238.35
  3.  Whether you would like grey granite or white marble chippings.
  4.  Your name, address and phone number so we can contact you when the work has been completed.  
How do you go about getting a grave topped with soil and tidied?

Send into the office in person or by post:

  1. The grave number, or if this is not possible a date of death or burial of someone in the grave.
  2.  Debit/Credit Card Number or Cheque/Postal Order (payable to Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown Co. Co.) for €75 + VAT @ 13.5% Total Cost €85.13.
  3. Your name, address and phone number so we can contact you when the work has been completed. 
Are the Council responsible for laying grass in Shanganagh?

Yes the council are responsible for the laying and cutting of grass in Shanganagh. Please contact the office at Dean’s Grange should you have any queries. Please note that it is cemetery policy not to lay grass until 1 year after an interment has taken place to allow for subsidence.

How do you locate a grave?

Please note that neither Dean’s Grange nor Shanganagh cemeteries records are computerised and therefore in order to locate a grave what you need is:

  1.  Date/year of death or burial.
  2.  Full name and last address of the deceased. The Council only holds records for Dean’s Grange, Shanganagh and Kilgobbin cemeteries.
How do you get there by public transport?
  • From Dublin City to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, bus number 46a to the Dean’s Grange Crossroads and the number 4 bus to Rockford Pk., which are both within walking distance.
  • From Blackrock to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, the number 84 bus which stops near the Cemetery Gates.
  • From Dun Laoghaire to Dean’s Grange Cemetery, the number 46a to the Dean’s Grange Crossroads, within walking distance.
  • From Dublin City to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 145 bus
  • From Blackrock to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 84 bus
  • From Dun Laoghaire to Shanganagh Cemetery, the number 45a bus All buses to Shanganagh Cemetery stop near the Cemetery Gates
Is there a grave research fee?

Not unless there is numerous graves to be researched.

How much is a new grave?

New graves in Shanganagh are: €2,900 + interment fee
New graves in Dean’s Grange are: €16,000 + interment fee
Not for sale in advance of a death.

What is the cost for interring cremated remains?

€400 and can be done privately and not through a Funeral Director.

What is the opening fee for coffin burial?

€900

Is the Council responsible for tidying the grave after a burial?

Yes the council tidies the grave after a burial has taken place. Should you have any concerns please contact the office at Dean’s Grange.

Can I pay a fee for annual maintenance on my or my family’s grave?

Unfortunately we no longer provide this service.

Cá mhéad atá ar uaigh nua?

Uaigheanna nua i Seangánach: €2,900 + táille adhlactha
Uaigheanna nua i nGráinseach an Déin: €16,000 + táille adhlactha
Níl siad ar fáil le ceannach roimh bhás.

 

 

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How do I go about transferring a grave?

If you want to transfer the ownership of a grave an exclusive right of burial may be transferred to a specific family member.  Permission must be sought from the Registered Owner of the grave. It is not necessary to produce the original Grave Paper issued,  all registered owners are on our records.

A Transfer Agreement Form (which may be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) has to be completed and signed by the current registered owner at the time of transfer.

If the Registered Owner of the grave is deceased a Derivative Assignment Declaration Form (which can also be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) must be signed and witnessed before a Peace Commissioner by the person who wishes to take over the ownership of the grave.  A Permission Form from the relevant next of kin of the registered owner may also be required which states they have no objection to the transfer of the grave, this form does not have to be witnessed by a Peace Commissioner,  it should be attached to the Derivative Assignment Declaration.

There is a transfer fee of €65.00 + Vat @ 23%   Total Cost: €79.95
Payable by Cheque/Draft, Postal Money Order made payable to

Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council or by Debit/Credit Card.
Card transactions can only be made in person in the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office.

Completed forms and transfer fee should be sent to:

Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office,
Dean’s Grange Road,
Blackrock,
Co. Dublin.

Or call in person to the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office

Opening hours:
10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. – 2.15p.m – 4.00p.m.  Monday to Friday

When all documentation and fee is received, in due course, the new owner will receive a document stating the grave has been transferred into their name.

 

 

How do I go about transferring a grave?

If you want to transfer the ownership of a grave an exclusive right of burial may be transferred to a specific family member.  Permission must be sought from the Registered Owner of the grave. It is not necessary to produce the original Grave Paper issued,  all registered owners are on our records.


A Transfer Agreement Form (which may be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) has to be completed and signed by the current registered owner at the time of transfer.

If the Registered Owner of the grave is deceased a Derivative Assignment Declaration Form (which can also be obtained from the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office) must be signed and witnessed before a Peace Commissioner by the person who wishes to take over the ownership of the grave.  A Permission Form from the relevant next of kin of the registered owner may also be required which states they have no objection to the transfer of the grave, this form does not have to be witnessed by a Peace Commissioner,  it should be attached to the Derivative Assignment Declaration.

There is a transfer fee of €65.00 + Vat @ 23%   Total Cost: €79.95
Payable by Cheque/Draft, Postal Money Order made payable to

Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council or by Debit/Credit Card.
Card transactions can only be made in person in the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office.

Completed forms and transfer fee should be sent to:

Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office,
Dean’s Grange Road,
Blackrock,
Co. Dublin.

Or call in person to the Dean’s Grange Cemetery Office

Opening hours:
10.00a.m. – 1.00p.m. – 2.15p.m – 4.00p.m.  Monday to Friday

When all documentation and fee is received, in due course, the new owner will receive a document stating the grave has been transferred into their name.

 

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