Coping with the final bill
Costs associated with funerals vary widely, with recent calls for more regulation in the sector, writes Emma Kennedy.
A recent proposal to establish a regulator for cemeteries has put funeral costs under the spotlight.
Earlier this month, Eamonn Maloney, the Labour TD for Dublin South-West, proposed a new cemetery management bill, suggesting that Dublin was now a more expensive place to be buried than London or Paris.
For the families of the 30,000 or so Irish people who die each year, organising a funeral is a major expense, with bills running to thousands...
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