Funeral Notices

Christine PRICE (nee O’Brien)

The Death has occured of Christine PRICE (nee O’Brien)

WaIkinstown —

April 13, 2014

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff at Elm Hall Nursing Home, Christine beloved wife of the late Joseph and much loved mother and grandmother; will be sadly missed by her sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Elm Hall Nursing Home, Celbridge tomorrow, Tuesday, from 4 o’c. to 7 o’c. Funeral Mass on Wednesday at 10 o’c., in the Church of the Assumption. Walkinstown followed by Burial in Palmerstown Cemetery.

Enquiries to Massey Bros ph 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