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Kilbannon man’s virtual headstone concept brings mourning into 21st century

Wednesday, 9th September, 2020 10:21am

Story by Tony Galvin
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Kilbannon man’s virtual headstone concept brings mourning into 21st century
Kilbannon man’s virtual headstone concept brings mourning into 21st century

A KILBANNON, Tuam, native has launched a company which utilises the most sophisticated satellite and online technology to provide a unique service that will facilitate people, no matter where in the world they are located, to join in the mourning and acknowledgement of family members, loved ones and friends who have passed away.

The service is not just aimed at the Irish diaspora but is a global one which will allow people to view final resting places, whether it be a conventional grave plot or the site of scattered ashes, and pay their personal tributes.

Noel Steed, son of John and Bernie Steed, Knocknagur, Kilbannon is based in Dingle, Co Kerry. He is founder and CEO of MyAshes.

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