Irish funeral celebrant FAQs
Our eulogist will have an initial conversation with you to discuss the service details for the day and discuss what you’d like to say within the eulogy.
Usually by arranging a meeting in person with you. This can also be conducted via phone and email.
Our eulogist will compose a thoughtful and tailored draft together including your specified points and provide that to you for your consideration. It will be edited until it meets with your full approval.
Yes, we usually have a chat with them to make sure things run smoothly on the day.
The standard flat rate is £330.
NO. There is no vat added to the cost of hiring an act. This is because 99% of our acts are under the threshold where it becomes chargeable. Also, we as an agency do not charge vat on bookings.
No. We make our profit from a commission percentage charged to the act, that’s already included in the overall fee.
Most fees are fully inclusive. Sometimes an additional fee may apply where exceptional travel time and distance is involved. This may sometimes require the cost of an overnight stopover. This will always be included in any quote at the time of enquiry and stated clearly in any contract and subject to your agreement.
If you cancel your booking, in most cases there will be a fee involved. This fee would depend on the period of time between that date a booking is made and the actual contracted performance date. Full details on cancellation fees can be found here and will also be written into your booking agreement.
Our eulogists travel across the UK mainland.
Yes, we’ll provide you with a PDF via email and hard copy on the day.
Our service is non denominational but references to the religion of the deceased in the eulogy are totally fine.
Humanist services are conducted by a Humanist celebrant. We also have Humanist celebrants available.
Yes, we can supply a guitar/vocalist to perform a song of your choice at the service and or the graveside. More general information on our services provided for Irish funerals can be found here.
Yes, we can often get an act for you within 24 hours of a booking or even on the same day! If you have an urgent enquiry call us on 020 8111 1916.
Visit our contact page to complete our enquiry form, request a callback, or call us on +(0)20 8111 1916. You can also WhatsApp us by clicking on the logo at the bottom of your screen.
Once we’ve found a suitable eulogist for you, we’ll provisionally book them on your behalf and provide you with a written agreement between you and the eulogist, detailing all of the agreed terms and conditions, fee, timings, etc. This will be subject to your approval, following which we’ll ask you to sign and return a copy to us within 7 days (Or sooner). A deposit will be required of around 25% of the overall fee and the balance is usually payable either 48hrs prior to the actual booking or in cash on the day to the act. In some situations the fee in full will be required in advance.
There’s no set time, but it’s best to book up as far ahead as possible. We do however, often arrange performances at short notice.
The vast majority of our clients pay their deposits and balances by bank transfer, using our business account. We can also accept payments (for deposits only) using credit or debit card via phone or via PayPal. Most clients prefer to pay in full prior to the event, but in some cases the balance after the deposit fee, can be paid in cash on the day to the act.