Dungarvan Graveyard gets funding to go digital

The facility in Gowran parish is getting €700

Darren Hassett


Darren Hassett



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A total of 21 applications were received for funding under the Graveyard Grants Scheme of 2018 with a total of 17 currently benefiting from the budget of €10,000.

The allocation sees Dungarvan Graveyard in Gowran parish getting €700 - the highest amount handed down - for the review and recording of burial records and to create digital records.

Graveyards that received €500 in funding for general maintenance and grass cutting included: Johnswell; Ballinamorahan; St Mary’s Church of Ireland; Kilmacoliver; Stonecarthy, The Rower; Church Hill; Killahy; Bennettsbridge and St Patrick’s Church, Clogh.