Massey Bros. “Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning” raising money for Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services

Massey Bros. was delighted to take part in “Ireland’s Biggest Coffee Morning” to raise money for Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services.

Massey Bros held coffee mornings right across our branches over the month of September. We are a long standing supporter of Our Lady’s Hospice & Care Services and the wonderful work they do and it was great to share a cuppa with friends old and new in support of this most worthy cause.

Community Care hits a high note

The Community Care Foundation was established by staff in Massey Brothers Funeral Directors five years ago to support community groups and families in need throughout the capital.

To date, the charity has raised more than €125,000, predominantly through concerts performed by the Friends of Hope Choir, which performed with the Dublin Concert Orchestra at the National Concert Hall this week giving the concert entitled ‘A Gift of Music’.

For more or discuss any of the information above, please contact Peter by emailing [email protected] or contact your local branch.

The Irish Independent article can be viewed here.

Massey Bros Funeral Homes Charity Concert

Friends of Hope Choir - Massey Bros Funeral Homes Community Charity

The Friends of Hope Choir’s “Community Care Foundation Christmas Concert” took place on December 14th in St. Anthony’s Church, Clontarf. Masseys Bros. were delighted to present such a wonderful evening and the concert was a great success. Through a combination of ticket sales and raffle ticket sales, we were able to make a significant contribution to our registered charity “The Community Care Foundation”, which helps families in the communities where we are based, who are struggling financially, especially over the holidays.

Friends of Hope Choir – Community Care Foundation Christmas Concert

Friends of Hope Choir - Community Care Foundation

Please join us for our Charity Christmas Concert in St. Anthony’s Church, Clontarf on 14th December proudly presented by Massey Bros.

Our registered charity raises money for families who are struggling financially in these tough economic times. We will perform numbers from stage and screen combined with Christmas favourites!

Tickets are priced at 10 euro and are available from Parish offices of St Anthony: 01 8333459, St Johns: 01 8334606, St Gabriel’s 01 8333602 or at the door on the night!

For a map and directions to St. Anthonys Church in Clontarf, please click here.

For more information, please visit our Facebook page.

We look forward to seeing you on the night! Many thanks for your support.

Massey Bros. help raise €4,000 for the Community Care Foundation

Massey Bros. Funeral Homes help raise €4,000 for the Community Care Foundation

Friends and supporters of the Community Care Foundation joined lead sponsor Massey Bros. at the charity’s Golf Day recently held at Newlands Golf Club. And, with almost 130 players divided into 32 teams, there was stiff competition for the many prizes on offer!

The day ended with a buffet meal, an auction and live entertainment provided by artists from the Community Care Foundation Choir including renowned composer and pianist Damien Gallagher, Colm Lalor, Gifford Whittle and Barbara Sheridan.

Thanks also to: The Finlay Group, Duffy Coach Builders, McSorley’s of Ranelagh, Skoda Ireland, Liam Whelan Chauffeur Drive, Tom Kilmartin & Son, Will Ryan Ltd., Hymphrey Lynch Ltd., Arbour Blooms, J. P. Ward Chauffeur Hire, Ward Funeral Services Ballybay, Mount Jerome Cemetery, Ned Sweeney Funeral Directors, A & M Gearbox Centre, Harbour Radiators, O’Leary Insurance, Fyffes Bananas, SuperValu, Mercedes MSL, Tipperary Water, The Business Depot and Heineken Ireland. ​

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