Funeral Notices

Rosemary DRUGGAN (née Gibson)

The death has occurred of Rosemary DRUGGAN (née Gibson)
Terenure, Dublin / Clondalkin, Dublin / Straffan, Kildare

Druggan (nee Gibson) Rosemary, Straffan (Formerly of Terenure, Clondalkin, and Newcastle). 21st April 2017. Beloved wife of the late Patrick, peacefully surrounded by her loving family and in the wonderful care of the staff of Connolly Hospital. Dearly loved mother of Fiona, Sheena, Lisa and the late Anthony. Rosemary will be deeply missed by children, her sisters Hazel and Janet, her sons-in-law Eamonn, Paul and Sam, her grandchildren Rachael, Sean, Matthew, Sophie, Lucy, Max, Finn, Oisin and Constance, extended family, relatives and friends.


Funeral Service will take place on Tuesday at 2pm in Straffan Church of Ireland followed by burial in Newcastle Cemetery. Family flowers only and donations, if desired, to Blanchardstown Hospital Society. (House private please). All enquiries to Massey Bros. Clondalkin Village on 01 4574455.


At Rest


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.


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