Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Colm O’SULLIVAN
John of God’s., Islandbridge, Dublin

O’Sullivan, Colm, 6th December 2013. Peacefully in the loving care of The John of God’s, Islandbridge. Sadly missed by his loving family and extended family at John of God’s, Islandbridge.

Reposing at John of God’s, Islandbridge from Monday. Removal to St. James’s Street Church, arriving 11am Tuesday for requiem Mass. Burial to follow at Mount Jerome Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros. 129 Thomas Street. Ph: 01 6778902. Family flowers only please.

Donations if desired to John of God’s Islandbridge.

Date Published: Saturday 7th December 2013

Date of Death: Friday 6th December 2013

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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.


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