The Cemetery Project, Eoin Lyng, Carlow Co. Council

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On Wednesday 18th of January in Tullow Community School 2014 Eoin Lyng of Carlow County Council, spoke about an innovative project with a startup called Plotbox to map cemeteries in Carlow. After 2 years of work inWP_20170118_20_57_00_Pro (2)volving Carlow County Council staff and members, Local Community Groups and Plotbox staff, 45 graveyardshave been surveyed with records, photos and GPS coordinates attached to each cemetery plot.

 

The details of these mapped graveyards are currently available in Carlow County Library and Museum and will soon be available on a new website, discovereverafter.com. This site will allow anyone to search cemetery records and return details including plot locations, photographs of headstones and burial record details.

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