There are currently four major categories of burial ground in the county.
- Old closed burial grounds vested in the County Council. A maintenance grant is available to groups and individuals in relation to vested burial ground - please click here for application form.
- Eleven village/rural burial grounds and one urban burial ground (Summerhill, Enniscorthy) operated by Wexford County Council.
- Burial grounds in each of the four major towns.
Town Burial Grounds Town Burial Ground Wexford Crosstown New Ross St. Stephens Joint Local Authority Burial Ground Enniscorthy St. Mary’s - St. Mary's Burial Ground Committee
Summerhill - Wexford County Council
Gorey St. Michaels Parish Committee
Parish operated burial grounds.
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Right of Interment in a closed (Vested) Burial Ground
Burial Ground Legislation
The principle legislation governing Sanitary Authorities in relation to Burial Grounds is as follows: