Tuesday, January 22, 2008

Matt Talbot's remains and tomb

Matt Talbot 1856-1925


Born in Dublin. He was an alcoholic who turned to religion. He was
buried in a poorer part of Glasnevin Cemetery before being moved to the vault where Fr.Gentili was buried. The coffin was moved in 1972 and the remains now rest in Our Lady of Lourdes Church,
Sean MacDermott St., Dublin. The coffin is enclosed behind glass.

Matt's current tomb above. Below left was his first
grave marker. Below right was his second tomb.
The bottom picture was when his coffin was
opened before he was reburied above.