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26 Mar 2020

Fingal County Council and COVID-19: Help us to help you.

A number of our services can be completed over the phone, by mail or online.

You can contact Customer Care Unit at 01 8905000 . Paperwork can be sent by e-mail. E-mail addresses may be found on our website at

Full details can be found here.

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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