Does a cemetery have rights to build over old ‘poor graves’?


PODCAST: Exploring the planning controversy with Dublin’s history Glasnevin Cemetery.

The cemetery wants to build a new crematorium chapel on some existing ‘poor graves’. Mary Fitzpatrick, local resident, former Dublin City Councillor and Fianna Fáil candidate for General Election in Dublin Central explains what’s been happening with the plan and why she’s been strongly opposing it. Also, the Buddhist experience and philosophy of death is explored with help from the Dublin Buddhist Centre.