Funeral Notices

AILEEN O’BROIN (née Barron)

The death has occurred of AILEEN O’BROIN (née Barron)
Templeogue, Dublin

AILEEN O’BROIN (née Barron) (Templeogue, Dublin 14) 5th February 2016, peacefully, at home. Beloved wife of Cormac and loving mother of Aodhagán, Niamh, Gráinne, Eimear, Orla, Darach, Triona, Cóilín, Eoin, Caoimhe, Laoise, Blánaid and Cormac. Aileen will be very sadly missed by her family, sons and daughters-in-law, her 35 grandchildren, 4 great-grandchildren, sisters and brothers-in-laws, relatives, neighbours and friends. Grateful thanks to Lena and all Aileen’s carers, the Alzheimer’s Society and the Home Care Team from Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, for their excellent care.

May she Rest in Peace

Reposing at her home on Sunday from 3pm to 6pm. Removal on Monday at 9.45am for 10.00am Mass to the Church of The Holy Spirit, Ballyroan, followed by burial at Kilmashogue Cemetery, Rockbrook, Rathfarnham. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to the Alzheimer’s Society. All enquiries to Massey Bros Templeogue 01 4907601.

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Update on ease of Government restrictions on funeral services, as of Monday 6th September.


Numbers attending funerals

From Monday 6th September 2021, all funeral venues (including churches, crematoria and other venues) can accommodate 50% of their usual capacity – this will, obviously, vary depending on the venue and our funeral directors will confirm exact capacities with the venues.

Reposings/Wakes

The 50% capacity rule also applies to funeral homes/chapels of repose. However, Irish Association of Funeral Directors is advising its members to take a cautious approach to the re-introduction of public wakes at their premises. From a practical point of view, it may be difficult to manage the numbers attending a funeral home and to prevent an unsafe situation from developing. Families should consider continuing with private reposings for family only or by family invitation instead.

The following safety guidelines should continue to be followed;

  • Mask-wearing in all indoor settings
  • Physical distancing
  • No hand-shaking
  • No condolence books
  • Provision of hand sanitiser
  • Use of directional and safety signage
  • One-way systems in funeral homes where possible
  • Regular hand-washing, coughing & sneezing etiquette and surface sanitising