Funeral Notices

Mary HARRIS (née Tyrrell)

The death has occurred of Mary HARRIS (née Tyrrell)
Cherryfield, Walkinstown, Dublin

15th November 2015.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff in St. Catherine’s Ward, Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross, surrounded by her loving family. Late of Cherryfield, Walkinstown. Dearly beloved wife of Willie. Loving mother of Gordon, Liam and Kathy and much loved Nana of Jack, Eoin, Karl, Conor and Samuel. Sadly missed by her loving family, daughters-in-law Orla and Deirdre, sister Noeleen, brothers Christy and Tony, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at her home tomorrow, Tuesday, from 4pm to 7pm. Funeral on Wednesday morning from her home to Our Lady Of Good Council Church, Mourne Road arriving at 11.20am for 11.30am Requiem Mass followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross. All enquires to Massey Bros ‘The Haven’. 01-4541666.

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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