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Benefits of My Farewell Wishes Preplanning Service

Flexible Payment Options: My Farewell Wishes allows you to contribute towards funeral costs in a way that suits your financial situation, without locking you into ongoing premiums.

Financial Control and Clarity: My Farewell Wishes empowers you to take control of your funeral arrangements by providing a clear understanding of current costs and your desired arrangements. This approach allows you to make informed decisions about your funeral plans and their financial impact, ensuring that any contributions made are directly allocated towards these costs.

Customised Services: Our service ensures your funeral plans reflect your wishes, offering you the opportunity to detail and share your preferences for the ceremony.

No Medical Exams: Our pre planning service does not require any medical examinations, making the process straightforward and respectful of your privacy.

Peace of Mind: Gain peace of mind knowing you’ve taken steps to ease the emotional and financial load on your loved ones, ensuring they won’t have to face tough decisions alone.

Considerations with Funeral Insurance

Potential for Higher Overall Cost: Insurance premiums might end up costing more over time than the actual funeral expenses, especially if payments are extended over many years.

Coverage Limitations: Insurance policies often have caps that might not cover all funeral expenses, potentially leaving a financial gap to be addressed.

The Fine Print: It’s crucial to understand the terms and conditions of any insurance policy, as they might contain exclusions or limitations affecting coverage.

Exploring Alternatives: Other options like life insurance, personal savings, or even governmental support might offer more flexibility or financial benefits.

Policy Inflexibility: Once entered into, insurance policies can be rigid, posing challenges if your circumstances change or if you wish to alter your plans.

This is why we do what we do

This is a great service to have, I have been thinking about doing this for a long time and I didn’t realise I could plan my funeral right down the eulogy.ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

John – Oldcastle, Co. Meath

My brother died suddenly and I saw the mess and the stress that was left behind for his family when making decisions about his funeral – I don’t want to leave this for mine,

Julie – Mallow, Co. Cork

It was great to take control of the cost of my funeral – This burden is now taken away from my family.ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

Mary – Templeogue, Dublin

Here’s how we can help you

Arrange a meeting

You can arrange a meeting with your local Partner Funeral Director to discuss your wishes.ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

Register your wishes online

If you would prefer to register your wishes online, you can do this with our easy-to-use Online Planner.

Request an information pack

You can also learn more about My Farewell Wishes from the comfort of your own home.ㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤㅤ

Why choose My Farewell Wishes?

Your wishes are safe in the hands of your trusted funeral director.


My Farewell Wishes lets you register as much
detail as you want about your funeral with our
Record of Wishes

The Record of Wishes has been designed to bring you through your choices for all aspects of your funeral to make it easier to plan your funeral and share your wishes. When you have filled in your Record of Wishes, it is ready to share with your funeral director and your loved ones. You will also find explanations and suggestions for all your funeral options.

You can also register wishes on behalf of someone else.

Why do I need a funeral plan?

My Farewell Wishes’ funeral plan can help make things easier for everyone – so that when the time comes, just one phone call to your funeral director is all that’s needed to activate your plan.

Everything will then be taken care of, and carried out according to your wishes, helping to relieve your family of the stress and worry they may otherwise have to face.

Find out how much your funeral plan could cost

With a funeral plan in place you can help save your family from money worries or stressful decisions about funeral arrangements in the future. That could mean a lot to them – and be a real comfort to you now too.

With My Farewell Wishes, you have the option to contribute towards the cost of your funeral. There are payment options – choose the one that’s right for you.

Get started on your My Farewell Wishes
journey today

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Frequently Asked Questions

There is a €65 fee to register your wishes with My Farewell Wishes.

My Farewell Wishes will provide you with a Certificate of Wishes along with a unique registration number. We will issue a copy of your Certificate of Wishes to your representative and selected funeral director. Your wishes will be independently stored on a secure and private National Register of Wishes which can still be retrieved even in the event of your funeral director closing their business.

Yes, you can register wishes for someone else. It is common to pre-plan a funeral for a family member or loved one. This will also allow you to pay towards someone else’s funeral cost if you wish. Confidentiality is assured – all correspondence can be sent to the person arranging the plan. Please discuss this option with your funeral director.
We understand that your wishes and circumstances may change as time passes. If you would like to change any aspect of your wishes, please contact your funeral director or My Farewell Wishes to discuss the changes you would like to make.
When this happens, your representative should contact your funeral director to inform them and to begin the process of carrying out your wishes.

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If you’d like to know more about My Farewell Wishes or our funeral plans,
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