Funeral Services

Sharkey Funeral Directors provide a comprehensive funeral service advising our clients on the appropriate options for their loved ones' funeral ceremony. We operate three funeral homes and visitation spaces from our premises in Ballaghaderreen; Frenchpark; and Ballinagare in Co. Roscommon. We also assist families who wish to host the funeral in their family home or other locations. We offer specialist services in repatriation, exhumation, cremation, embalming and funeral floristry.

For family & friends who can not travel to attend the funeral we offer comprehensive live streaming of removals, church and graveside ceremonies so no matter where you are in the world, you can feel present at these ceremonies.

All Seasons Florists Ballaghaderreen - from Tom Sharkey & Sons Ltd.Placing flowers at burial sites is one of our oldest rituals. Evidence of flowers has been found at the earliest known burial sites. While it can be difficult to speak words of sympathy when saying goodbye, flowers need little verbal accompaniment. As symbols of compassion and kindness, funeral flowers promote a warmth and grace at a funeral.

Repatriation services, to and from Ireland from Sharkey Funeral Directors, Ballaghaderreen Repatriation concerns the restoration or return of a person to their country of origin, birth or citizenship. Many people wish to be returned home to their country of origin after their passing. In a situation where a death occurs abroad, arrangements can be made to repatriate the deceased home. Similarly, if a foreign national dies in Ireland, Sharkey Funeral Directors can make the necessary arrangements.

Embalming Services in Ireland, covering Galway, Mayo, Sligo and Roscommon.Embalming is the process of preserving a body by means of preservative chemicals and techniques. Practiced by the Egyptians from the earliest times, and there brought to such perfection that even today those embalmed thousands of years ago remain preserved. Modern embalmers use preservative chemicals in treating the body to retard deterioration.

Exhumation Service from Sharkey Funeral Directors. Exhumation refers to the disinterment of a coffin or casket. This is most often to relocate the remains to a new location or to further investigate a death.

Sharkey Funeral Directors provide an extensive & sensitive exhumation service organising the required legal, health and safety documents; notifying the relevant authorities; conducting the exhumation and any subsequent re-interment necessary.

Cremation services in Ireland from Sharkey Funeral DirectorsCremation is a part of a funeral where the coffin or casket is placed in a cremator, reduced to ashes and placed in an urn. Sharkey Funeral Directors provide professional advice on cremation, cremation services and the options for dispersing or interring ashes after the ceremony.