Irene O’Shea

Counties Served
Carlow, Kildare, Laois, Offaly

Irene is a professionally trained funeral celebrant accredited with the Irish Institute of Celebrants (IIOC) based in Portlaoise, Co Laois. She is a founding member of the Association of Funeral Celebrants Ireland (AFCI) and as such adheres to their professional standards and ethics. The AFCI is a member of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors (IAFD).

As a funeral celebrant Irene is committed to preparing and delivering high quality funeral ceremonies, conducting non-religious, semi-religious and spiritual funeral services. Irene’s role is to reflect the personality, culture, values and wishes of the deceased. She strongly believes that every life has meaning and deserves to be honoured and celebrated.

Services provided include:

  • Bespoke funeral service – A Celebration of Life;
  • Memorials;
  • Scattering of ashes; and
  • Pet Memorials.

Irene carries out these services with compassion, sincerity and great care. She works closely with the families to design custom personalized funeral and memorial services. As well as providing support to families, Irene sees her role as being part of the healing process in relation to grief.

The client has complete choice of and final approval over ceremonies, nothing is imposed.