Funeral Notices

Eastwood Doreen

Eastwood (nee Keely)

Coultry Crescent, Ballymun, Dublin 9,

5th November 2015,

Peacefully, in The Mater Hospital, surrounded by her loving family. Doreen will be very sadly missed by her loving husband Michael, loving family Paul, Stephen, Michelle, Keith and Fiona, sons-in-law Neil and Anthony, daughters-in-law Michelle, Emer and Catherine, grandchildren, sister, brothers extended relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at her residence on Monday from 6pm until 8pm. Removal to Virgin Mary Church, Ballymun, on Tuesday arriving at 9.50am for 10am Mass. followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Mater foundation All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Main Street, Finglas on 01-8361011

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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