[Song Name, Song Artist]

Meeting the founder behind a unique artisan range of Irish Cremation Urns

Podcast: Bob Hamilton shares the story of how he came to set up this special business.

It’s hard enough to set up an ordinary company but what’s it like to have the extra responsibility of dealing with customers who are bereaved. Bob Hamilton describes how he came to set up Irish Urns. He has developed a network of award-winning artisans who create his Irish handmade cremation urns. He explains the measures he takes to ensure each one can ship safely across the globe. He also shares the technical challenges of developing a dignified and appropriate Irish design for these unique handmade objects.


Press here to play interview.

Blog Archive

Hear about the origins of the Irish Wake, the ancient practice of keening and rural funeral ‘games’.

PODCAST: Hear about the origins of the Irish Wake, the ancient practice of keening and rural funeral ‘games’. With kind permission from https://www.aftering.com The modern Irish funeral traces ...

Cremation in Ancient Ireland

Newgrange Cremation burial Chamber c.3,000 B.C. – Painting courtesy of Tina Negus The Library of Ireland offers drawing and more information –just click. Urns with ashes and burnt bones have been ...

Why are people choosing Cremation?- Why is cremation on the rise?

Newgrange burial Chamber Meath Ireland Built c.3,000B.C. for cremated remains. Why are people choosing Cremation. Why is Cremation is on the rise. As recently as 2016 the scales tilted toward cremation ...

Ancient Cultures and Cremation? – From Ireland to Australia

Cremation appears as a popularly practiced funeral rite in many ancient cultures going back thousands of years. From the Ancient Greeks to the Ancient Irish. There is speculation that the practice of ...

What is the Cremation process? – What to expect when cremating a loved one

Cremation is an ancient practice present in many cultures across the world including Ireland. It is fundamentally a process of transforming the body of the deceased into cremains that can be interred ...

Newgrange Cremation Burial Chamber

Tina Negus shares her interpretation of the inside of the world heritage site at Newgrange County Meath. A 5,000-year-old monument to the Irish. Thank You, Tina.

The Tri Spiral of Celtic and pre Celtic Culture – an interesting experiment


The Calming Celtic Harp – Carolan’s Dream –with the kind permission of Mark Harmer


Video -You may have visitors when it’s your time to go – – Martha Jo Atkins

Watch Video https://youtu.be/vg8WAv0YT9c

'To Ashes' An Educational Video -Behind the scenes look at the Cremation process

People ask me what happens when the curtain closes in a Crematorium. Some are simply curious, while others gain comfort from understanding the process. This video should help. Click or Tap the " To Ashes" ...