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Coronavirus: Cemeteries

Changes to Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council's cemeteries due to COVID-19 (coronavirus). 

Following a decision by the Stormont Executive, our cemeteries will remain open with following conditions in place from Friday 16 October:

  • All gates will be open from 9am – 10pm
  •  Funeral and committals will be limited to 25 people with no pre or post-funeral gatherings. 
  • All visitors should adhere to safe social distancing regulations and respect the health and safety of staff and other visitors at all times.
  • Restrictions at the graveside are still in place.
    • 5m cordon around burial
    • Only 2 mourners and one clergy within the cordon

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