Funeral Notices

Marie T. WALSH

The death has occurred of Marie T. WALSH
Knocklyon, Dublin / Howth, Dublin

 

WALSH, Marie T. – May 17th 2016, Knocklyon and Howth (Ex-Guinness). In her 94th year, in the loving care of the staff at Howth Hill Lodge Nursing Home. Sadly missed by Pauline, Jennifer, Sue, Clare, nieces, nephew, cousins, extended family, relatives and friends.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue, tomorrow, Wednesday, from 4.00pm – 5.30pm. Funeral on Thursday, after 11.30am Service in Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Firhouse, to Mount Venus Cemetery. All further enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue, 01 4907601.

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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