We understand the importance of maintaining headstones and grave sites at Deansgrange Cemetery and ensuring that it is a respectful place for the deceased and their loved ones.
We pride ourselves on our professional and friendly services we offer at Deansgrange Cemetery, and we are available to answer any questions you may have about any of them.
Deansgrange Cemetery Services
We offer all our Headstone & Memorial services in Deansgrange Cemetery. You can see a summary of each service below:
If you need to place a headstone in Deansgrange Cemetery we can assist you in doing so. If you are interested in creating a custom headstone for your loved one in Deansgrange Cemetery, please contact us today.
Headstone Inscriptions Deansgrange
Headstone inscriptions are arguably one of the most important elements of a gravestone. We offer our inscriptions services in Deansgrange Cemetery so get in touch and we’ll help you.
Headstone Renovation Deansgrange
Our team offer a variety of different headstone renovation services to suit your needs. We can clean the stone, repair any damage, and even make changes to the inscription if you so desire.
Grave Maintenance Deansgrange
We offer a wide range of grave maintenance services in Deansgrange Cemetery to cater for all your needs. We understand that dealing with the upkeep of a loved one’s grave can be a difficult and emotional task, which is why we offer our help and support every step of the way.
Deansgrange Cemetery History
Deansgrange Cemetery, located in Dublin, Ireland, is one of the largest cemeteries in the country and has a rich history dating back to the 1860s. Here is a detailed account of its history:
Establishment and Early Years (1860s):
Deansgrange Cemetery was established in 1860 as a response to the growing population of Dublin and the need for additional burial grounds.
It was created by the Dublin Cemetery Committee and covers an area of approximately 65 acres.
The cemetery was designed by Sir Robert Kane, an eminent scientist and educationalist of that time.
Early Burials and Development:
The first burial at Deansgrange Cemetery took place in 1865, and the cemetery quickly became a popular choice for interments.
The burial grounds were designed to accommodate different religious denominations and featured separate sections for Catholic, Protestant, and non-denominational burials.
Over the years, various sections were designated for specific groups, including military personnel, children, and paupers.
Architectural Features and Expansion:
The cemetery boasts several notable architectural features. The Chapel of Remembrance, a Gothic-style building, was constructed in 1909 and serves as a place for mourning and reflection.
It houses a Book of Remembrance containing the names of the deceased and a beautiful stained glass window.
In 1959, a crematorium was added to the grounds, providing cremation services to the public.
Care and Maintenance:
The upkeep of Deansgrange Cemetery has been managed by various entities over the years. Initially, it was under the control of the Dublin Cemetery Committee, later transitioning to Dublin Corporation (now Dublin City Council).
In recent times, responsibility for its maintenance has been transferred to the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council.
Continued Use and Heritage:
Deansgrange Cemetery remains an active burial ground to this day. Families continue to choose it as a place of interment, and the cemetery is also open to the public for visits.
It serves as a significant heritage site, reflecting the history, culture, and diversity of Dublin and Ireland.
Deansgrange Cemetery FAQs
Do you do Headstones in Deansgrange?
Yes we do Headstones in Deansgrange. If you are looking to set a headstone in Deansgrange please don't hesitate to give us a call and we can assist with every stage from choosing the right style of headstone to dealing with the council.
Do you do Grave Maintenance in Deansgrange?
Yes we provide all types of Grave Maintenance in Deansgrange. We understand that dealing with the upkeep of a loved one’s grave can be a difficult and emotional task. We can schedule all year round grave maintenance just give us a call.
Do you do Headstone Inscriptions in Deansgrange?
We specialise in Headstone Inscriptions in Deansgrange. Whether its a new or old headstone we can work with your needs. Please get in touch and we can quote you over the phone or email.
Do you do Headstone Repair/Renovation in Deansgrange?
We offer a variety of different headstone repair and renovation services in Deansgrange to suit your needs. We can clean the stone, repair any damage, and even make changes to the inscription if you so desire.