Headstone Inscriptions

 We offer Headstone inscriptions in Ireland. Whether you're looking to acquire a new headstone with a personalised touch or add a meaningful inscription to an existing one, our skilled craftsmen are committed to crafting enduring tributes.


Price Per Letter: Our pricing is transparent, and is calculated per letter. This ensures flexibility in crafting an inscription that suits your sentiments and budget.

Headstone Engraving

Discover the art of expression through our headstone inscription services. Whether for new or existing products, we offer the perfect canvas to commemorate your loved one's life.

Enhance Existing Headstones & Memorials

 Add new wording to an existing headstone or grave plaque seamlessly. Our on-site work in the cemetery preserves the original font, maintaining the integrity and aesthetic continuity.

Seamless Integration: We engrave each inscription into the headstone with precision. The finishing touch ensures a seamless match with the existing colour of the lettering, achieving a visually pleasing result.


FAQ Section 

  1. What are popular headstone inscription options?

    • Our headstone inscription services offer a variety of options including personal messages, religious texts, and poetic tributes. Popular choices often include phrases like "In Loving Memory," "Forever Cherished,"and scriptural verses that resonate with the individual's life and legacy.
  2. How do I choose the right words for a headstone inscription?

    • Choosing the right words can be a deeply personal process. We recommend reflecting on the qualities, memories, and sentiments that best represent your loved one. Our team is also here to provide guidance and suggestions to help you find the perfect expression for your tribute.
  3. Can I add an inscription to an existing headstone?

    • Yes, we can add inscriptions to existing headstones. Our skilled craftsmen are adept at matching the style and font of the original inscription, ensuring a seamless addition to your memorial.
  4. What materials are used for headstone inscriptions?

    • We use high-quality materials such as granite, marble, and bronze for our headstone inscriptions, ensuring durability and longevity. Each material offers unique aesthetic qualities and we can help you choose the best one for your needs.
  5. How long does it take to complete a headstone inscription?

    • The entire process usually takes 2 to 3 weeks. We start by traveling to the cemetery to photograph the headstone and upload it to our software to make a digital template for your approval. Once approved, the on-site engraving takes about 4 to 5 hours. This ensures accuracy and satisfaction with the tribute.
  6. Are there any restrictions on what can be inscribed on a headstone?

    • While we aim to accommodate your wishes, some cemeteries have guidelines on what can be included on headstones. We advise checking with your cemetery for any specific restrictions and are happy to work within these guidelines to create a fitting tribute.
  7. How do I maintain the legibility of the headstone inscription over time?

    • The durability of our inscriptions means minimal maintenance is required. However, we recommend regular cleaning with gentle, non-abrasive materials to preserve the clarity and beauty of the inscription.
  8. Can you assist with headstone inscription design ideas?

    • Absolutely! Our experienced team can provide you with a range of design ideas and help you choose an inscription that truly honors the memory of your loved one. We offer personalised consultations to discuss your preferences and ideas.
  9. What is the cost of a headstone inscription service?

    • Price Per Letter:¬†Our pricing is transparent, and is calculated per letter. This ensures flexibility in crafting an inscription that suits your sentiments and budget.
  10. How do I get started with a headstone inscription at Kelly Cowin Memorials?

    • Getting started is simple.¬†Call us and¬†We'll discuss your needs, provide you with options, and guide you through every step of creating a beautiful and lasting tribute.

Phone number: 01 847 5272

Explore Meaningful Headstone Inscription Ideas:

Feeling challenged to find the right words? Click here to explore our headstone inscription ideas. We understand the importance of capturing the essence of your loved one, and our curated ideas aim to inspire and guide you in this thoughtful process.

Contact Us:

Ready to discuss your unique inscription needs? Our compassionate team is here to guide you through the process, ensuring that every detail reflects the profound significance of the life being memorialised.

How to order

Here at Kelly Cowin Memorials, we take your Monuments personal and therefore want to make the process as easy as possible for you. Placing your order outside of the website is as simple as the following.

How to order

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Our Location

Unit 4 Newtown Ave,

Malahide Road Industrial Park,


D17 PF68