Welcome to the Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page.
Below, we have tried to answer the most common questions visitors to our Web site may have.
If you find that your question is not answered on this page, please E-mail us info@TheIrishWake.com or
call us during our business hours, Monday-Friday 9am-5pm ET at 1-866-IRISH-86 (1-866-474-7486)
How quickly can you supply items?
Overnight if necessary. We are careful to keep all items in stock, ready for immediate shipment.
Do you have a catalog?
Yes. Please call or e-mail to request a copy and prices.
What size are your urns?
All Irish Wake urns (with the exception of keepsakes) are adult-sized, with a minimum capacity of 200 cu in.
Are your wood urns made of solid hardwoods?
Yes, our wood urns are made from 3/4" thick pure mahogany, cherry and black walnut, each individually
hand-carved and finished by American craftsmen.
Do you have any keepsake sized urns?
Yes, we have three keepsake sized urns. Like so many of our products, our newest keepsake urns of Connemara marble, were created from families requesting keepsake urns to match our full-sized Connemara marble urn. We proudly offer two sizes of Connemara marble keepsake urns; a 6” keepsake and a
3” mini-keepsake. Another keepsake urn is made of fine Irish parian china embossed with daisies
and hand-painted with shamrocks.
Do you have any keepsake jewelry?
Yes, Exclusive to The Irish Wake, our keepsake pendant necklaces, are engraved with the Claddagh,
the Irish symbol of love, loyalty and friendship. The necklace comes complete with black velvet jewel box, white presentation gift box, funnel for easy filling and jeweler’s cloth. These pendant necklaces are available in silver and gold-vermeil. The black velvet jewel box has the words “In Loving Memory” stamped in gold colored ink inside the box lid.
What is your return policy regarding cremation urns?
Due to their nature, cremation urns are non-returnable.
Do you have register books, acknowledgment cards and prayer cards?
Yes, from many requests for these products, we have designed register books with either the Celtic cross
or Irish Claddagh imprinted in gold on a green leatherette cover. Inside, traditional pages include Irish touches
such as a Celtic typeface, intertwined hearts knotwork border, and Irish blessings, prayers and homilies.
We also have matching Celtic cross & Claddagh acknowledgment & prayer cards.
The register books, acknowledgment cards & prayer cards are designed by us and exclusive to The Irish Wake.
Are your goods made in Ireland?
Most are... we are proud to showcase the finest craftsmanship of the Emerald Isle: Belleek fine parian china;
hand-hammered copper sculptures; cast bronze crosses and emblems; Mullingar Irish pewter; pure Irish linen from the world’s premiere Irish linen company, Ferguson’s; hand-carved and polished Connemara marble rosary beads and holding crosses as well as three sizes of solid Connemara marble cremation urns; full-sized urn, 6” keepsake and 3” mini-keepsake sized urns .
Do you have anything that features the Claddagh?
Yes. We have this loving symbol in stamped bronze on two of our wood urns. Another wood urn features a Mullingar pure Irish pewter cross with Claddagh center. The Claddagh also appears on the front of our exclusive register book, acknowledgment cards, prayer cards, and etched onto the front of our keepsake pendant necklaces. We also offer a Claddagh designed candle from Ireland.
Do you have anything that features shamrocks?
We have many items with this most famous of all Irish symbols, whose three leaves represent The Holy Trinity. We feature a shamrock casket drape in embroidered velvet. From Ireland, we also feature shamrock designed candles, as well as a Belleek fine porcelain urn sporting delicate, hand-painted shamrocks. Many of these items are exclusive to The Irish Wake and found nowhere else.
Do you have anything in Connemara marble?
Yes, we have genuine Connemara marble rosary beads and holding crosses. We are proud to offer magnificent solid Connemara marble cremation urns crafted by hand exclusively for The Irish Wake. We feature these stunning urns in 3 sizes. Our full-sized urn, weighing an average of 25 lbs, is truly impressive; more than a cremation urn, it is like a monument, hewn from a precious piece of the Emerald Isle. Our newest Connemara marble pieces, a 6” keepsake and a 3” mini-keepsake, were created from families requesting matching keepsakes of the full-sized Connemara marble urn. These urns are perfect final resting places, a precious piece of the Irish homeland.
How did you get into this business?
Our business was born as the result from our own frustrating, fruitless search for an Irish cremation urn ...
See our "About Us" section for the full story.