This section should answer any questions you have with regard to using the site. If you can't find the answer to your question here you can get in touch using the Contact Us form

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Q.  Do I need to register to use the site

You do not need to register to search and view death notices although as a registered user you can make use of the enhanced features which enable you to archive funeral details for quick reference and set up reminders within your own diary.

Q.  How do I place a notice in the Newspaper is an independent online portal for funeral directors to place death notices and for members of the public to add sympathy/condolence notices. To place an advert in the Newspaper you need to contact them directly. Telephone numbers you may find useful are:

Belfast Telegraph: 0870 600 1333

Irish News: 028 9032 2226

Newsletter: 028 9089 7799 

Q.  Why can I not see the condolence message I have just placed?

Because of the sensitivities involved, all sympathy notices placed on the site are passed through a moderation process. As soon as the message is moderated it will appear on the site.

Q.  Leaving your Sympathy/Condolence message

You can leave a condolence/sympathy message on by simply clicking on the ‘Leave a Condolence’ button which appears at the bottom of all Death Notices (this is where your message will appear). The message will be displayed with the death notice and viewable as long as the death notice remains on There is a one off charge of £14 to leave your notice regardless of the length of your message.


Tips for writing a condolence/sympathy notice.


Generally there are seven points that can be included, just make up your own mind as to how many or few you include.


1. Acknowledge the loss and refer to the deceased by name.

2. Express your sympathy.

3. Note one or more of the deceased's special qualities that come to mind.

4. Include your favourite memory of the deceased.

5. Remind the bereaved of his or her personal strengths and/or special qualities.

6. Offer to help the survivor in a specific way..

7. End with a thoughtful hope, wish or sympathy expression.

Examples include "You are in my thoughts" or "I will always be here to support you." 

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Deaths – 01 705 5188
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