Cemeteries and Crematoriums
You can buy a single burial plot only after death of a person.
A single plot can generally accommodate up to 3 burials.
You can’t buy a plot before someone dies and you can’t buy more than one.
The following burial grounds are in use and plots are available to buy:
- St. Fintan's
- The Grallagh
- The Naul
The following burial grounds are full and there are no plots available to buy:
- Kinsealy (St. Nicholas)
- Old Abbey (Howth)
- Old Portmarnock
- Palmerstown (Oldtown)
- St. Mobhi
- St. Margarets
- The Tower (Lusk)
- The Ward (Dublin 15)
How much does it cost?
A grave space without foundation for a headstone costs €1,400.
A grave space with foundation for a headstone costs €1,900 - except in Flemington burial ground, where the cost is subject to 13.5% VAT, bringing the total to €2,156.50.
You must have a headstone permit to put a headstone on a burial plot. The person who is making the headstone must apply for a permit on your behalf.
The permit costs €246.
Application for Erection of Headstone (27582 C)
Application & Guidelines for Headstone Flemington (27852 B)
Headstone Application Guidelines for Balgriffin Extension (27582 X)
Ashes can be buried in:
- cremation chambers (Fingal and Flemington burial grounds only)
- a new burial ground plot
- an existing plot
You must contact us before burying ashes.
- A cremation plot at Fingal costs €624.25
Charges for the Columbarium Wall/Ashes Niches in Flemington and Balgriffin Burial Ground are as follows;
|Charge with VAT element|
Columbarium Wall / Ashes Niches
Type A (1 large urn or 2 small urns)
Type B (1 large urn or 4 small urns)
Type C (1 large urn or 8 small urns)
€1,000 + 13.5% = €1,135.00
€1,800 + 13.5% = €2,043.00(only available in Flemington)
€2,500 + 13.5% = €2,837.50(only available in Flemington)
Burying ashes in an existing grave costs €338.25.