It is only under certain circumstances that exhumations occur in Ireland. Some examples of situations where an exhumation of interred remains from a cemetery might be required or take place include;
At all times during the process, due regard for respect to the deceased person, other interred remains in the burial ground/graveyard and privacy of the family and friends of the deceased person is protected. Further information
If you wish to request an exhumation you should contact the office in writing and your request will be dealt with from there. There is no set fee in relation to exhumations.