online risk assessment tool has recently been extended to include embalming as a business type. This will assist our members in complying with their legal duty to have a workplace specific safety statement and written risk assessments in place.

Click on our  Facebook  link or visit HSA website. Click or search for EMBALMER category.


Europe is experiencing a high level of deaths due to cold weather as icy temperature prevail.

With more than 20 people dying because of the cold it’s expected that this number will only rise further. Ten people died of cold in Poland on Sunday.

Read more here.

Most Irish people continue to believe in life after death but many don’t see the Church as the only path to salvation, writes Dr Kevin Myers

Read more here.

#Help2MakeSense, an online tool and campaign, has been launched to help bereaved young people make sense of their loss.

Read more here.

90 lifesaving defibrillators have been installed within communities – with hundreds more planned for 2017.

Central England Co-operative has installed the devices across its entire trading area in everywhere from food stores to funeral homes to petrol filling stations.

Read more here.

Meeting Notification 12 Nov 16

16 Sep 2016
September 16, 2016

Cost of Dying Report 2016 by Sunlife

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Funeral costs soar by 10 times the increase in the cost of living in a year – forcing families to cut corners on their loved ones’ send off… Read the full report HERE.

15 Jul 2016
July 15, 2016

Open Educational Event- August 3rd

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Open Educational Event






Members of the PEAI are extending this amazing opportunity to all funeral practitioners to learn and update their knowledge in the following topics.

Turning Art into Science- Quantifying Embalming Case Analysis In the Era of Modern Chemotherapy

by: Damon Dela Cruz, PhD

Enlightening Client Families on Memorialization Options in a Decreasing Market

by: Shawna Dela Cruz

Contemporary Irish Views on Death, Dying and Bereavement

by: Kevin Myers, PhD

Please contact Michael Clarke 087-7683226 or for details and bookings.

We wish to inform all members that the Health Safety Authority is holding the ‘Use Safely Chemicals Seminar’ on the 25th of May 2016 to be held in the Radisson Blu Hotel and Spa, Lough Atalia Road, Galway. For details and registration please click on link

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