From an article on MyWay:BELFAST, Northern Ireland (AP) – In Ireland, they bury people quickly – and now they’re harnessing the speed of the Internet to help families grieve across the globe.

A Northern Ireland mortuary director has launched a pioneering service of broadcasting funerals on its Web site for mourners too distant, ill or busy to make it in person. It’s reckoned to be the first of its kind worldwide.

Read the full article here.

Interestingly enough, BT Hathaway at the Funeral Words Blog posted about webcasting just today.  You can read his take here.