Municipal Districts Operations & Rural Development

Register of Approved Gravediggers

Register of Approved Grave Diggers List 2010- 2015

Cork County Council has prepared a Register of pre-approved, suitably qualified gravediggers. All gravediggers who satisfy Health & Safety requirements may apply for inclusion on the Register.

As and from June 18th 2012, Undertakers or anyone else who engages Gravediggers for the opening of graves in any County Council or Town  Council cemetery must do so from the pre-approved list. Details of this list can be found by clicking on the below link or by contacting Cork County Council Divisional Office as listed below.

Application Procedure - for inclusion on Register of Approved Grave Diggers List

Interested parties who wish to be considered for inclusion on this list can obtain an application form and particulars by clicking the attached link:

Application form and Procedure Information (pdf) Or by contacting:

Cork County Council's Divisional Offices:

North Cork,

Divisional Services North,

Cork County Council,


Mallow, Co. Cork.


Tel: 022 30474  or 022 21123

South Cork,

Burial Grounds Section,

South Cork,

Floor 5,

Cork County Council,

County Hall, Cork, Co. Cork.

Tel: 021 4285126

West Cork,

Cork County Council,

Divisional Unit Ancillary Services West,


Skibbereen, Co. Cork.

Tel: (023) 8833328