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Book of Remembrance

Book of Remembrance on its box

This Book of Remembrance was commissioned in January 2000 to commemorate the people who so generously donated their bodies after death to medical science.

On May 10th, 2000 an inter-faith act of remembrance and thanksgiving was held in Trinity College chapel during which the book was dedicated to their memory. An inter-faith act is held every three years in the College chapel. Relatives and friends of donors are invited to attend the act, which is organised by the staff and students of the Anatomy Department in conjunction with the college Caplains.




Remembrance Dedication

"This Book of Remembrance is dedicated to those whose bodies after death have been rendered useful to their fellow creatures."










Some pages from book

Remembrance Book Pages

Old Anatomy Department Entrance (top left); Plaque in porch (bottom left); Dublin Medical Schools plot in Glasnevin (top right); Inscription below cross (bottom right).

Names and Dates of Death

Remembrance Book Names of the Dead

The book records the names and dates of death of each donor from 1952 to the present day.

The book is updated annually and is always brought to the inter-faith act of remembrance and thanksgiving. It is normally kept in the Department of Anatomy and may be viewed by appointment.

Last updated 23 November 2016 Anatomy (Email).