Terenece’s gravely important job

GRAVEDIGGING may be considered an unusual career but one Convoy man has helped to lay to rest hundreds of people over the past thirty-five years. Although Terence McClintock (52) hadn’t always planned grave digging to be his career, it was an opportunity he felt he had to take when he was asked to help out […]

Is the traditional Irish wake a thing of the past?

IT’S been almost a year since Ireland started putting restrictions in place to limit the spread of coronavirus. For undertakers like Paschal Blake, it’s been a challenging time as the pandemic has caused extra pressure. “It’s been quite a difficult year and one which has been particularly harrowing for families,” he said. Mr Blake, who […]