Funeral Notices

Seamas (Jim) RATIGAN

The death has occurred of Seamas (Jim) RATIGAN
Our Lady’s Road, Maryland, Dublin

January 31, 2016

Peacefully after a illness at St. James’ Hospital. Seamas (Jim) late of Our Lady’s Road, Maryland and C.I.E. Beloved son of the late Eileen and James and loving brother of Pat and the late Richard (Dickie). Sadly missed by his loving brother, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephew, relatives and a wide circle of friends.

Reposing at the Massey Bros Funeral Home, The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road on Wednesday from 3pm to 6pm. Funeral Service on Thursday at 3.30pm in The Garden Chapel, Mount Jerome Crematorium, followed by cremation. Family flowers only please.

All enquiries to Massey bros on 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