Funeral Notices

Nicholas MOONEY

The death has occurred of Nicholas MOONEY
Naas, Kildare / Drimnagh, Dublin

Mooney, Nicholas, Naas and formerly Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, Sept 9th 2017, unexpectedly, after a short illness. Beloved husband and best friend of Dorothy. Much loved father of Nicholas, Suzanne, Darren and John. He will be deeply missed by his heartbroken wife and family, his 3 adored granddaughters, his brothers, sisters, sons-in-law Mick and Glen, daughter-in-law Marcella, extended family and friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Nicholas will repose at his home on Tuesday between 5 o’clock and 7.30 o’clock with rosary there at 7 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning at 10 o’clock in the Church of Our Lady and St David, Naas, followed by cremation at Mt Jerome Crematorium. All enquiries to Massey Bros Funeral Directors, Clondalkin Village, Ph. 01-4574455.

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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