It’s a Living: the business of death

Six individuals from the funeral industry tell us all

10th July, 2016
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Colin McAteer at Woodbrook Natural Burial Grounds, Killane, Co Wexford with his own headstone and one of his coffins Picture: Patrick Browne

Nobody wants to think about death. It may be something that touches us all, but it is still almost impossible to comprehend.

Yet for some people, death is a way of life – or at least a way to earn a living.

And the very fact that many of us refuse to think about the end while we’re alive means that we’re often in need of an extra helping hand when it comes to dealing...

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