Erecting Headstones in Kerry

How soon after a burial can I erect a Headstone?
This depends on whether the grave is an old or a new grave and also depends on the soil type. This can be determined during a visit to the graveside.
How long does it take to erect a Headstone?
The headstone can be erected within 2-3 weeks
Are Headstones available in a variety of sizes?
Headstones are available in all shapes and all sizes.
Can you provide kerbing?
Yes. We can provide an extensive selection of kerbing and chippings. We can advise you on the kerbing and chippings most appropriate to suit the Headstone.
What fonts can be used on Headstones?
We have a wide variety of fonts available which we can discuss with you.
Can I select a Headstone that is not on your website but that I have seen somewhere else?
Can you offer advice on the Inscription for the Headstone?
Yes – We will advise on the most suitable colour to use e.g. gold, silver, black or white lettering. We can also advise on the layout of the inscription.
Can you provide additional Inscriptions after future burials?
Yes. We can visit the cemetery to assess previous inscriptions used and to ensure fonts are matched.
Can I put a photograph on the Headstone?
Yes. Photographs or images can be laser-etched into headstones or added as a porcelain overlay.
Does the Headstone need maintenance?
Headstones remain in perfect condition for many years. If required, we can offer a restoration service e.g. repaint faded inscription and replace chippings.
How much will the Headstone cost?
The cost varies according to: the type of headstone selected; the dimensions of the headstone; the inscription; the engraving, the kerbing and the chippings.
John Herlihy
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Camp, Tralee, Co. Kerry, V92T6VK