Funeral Notices

Eileen BYRNE (nee Weafer)

The death has occurred of Eileen BYRNE (née Weafer)
Phibsboro, Dublin 7, Dublin

July 24, 2014

Peacefully, Surrounded by her loving family in the Mater Hospital. Eileen, loving wife of the late John. Sadly missed by her loving children Jacinta, John, Peter Linda and Niall, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews and all of her extended family, neighbours and friends.
May her gentle soul Rest in Peace

Reposing at her home tomorrow, Saturday, 26th July, from 5pm. Removal on Monday from her home to St. Peter’s Church, Phibsboro arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Cancer Research, The Mater Foundation.

All enquiries to Massey Bros., Cabra 01-8389774.

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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