Funeral Notices

Donal KELLY

The death has occurred of Donal KELLY
Wainsfort Road, Terenure, Dublin / Ardee, Louth

January 7, 2015

Peacefully, at St. James’s Hospital, Donal, husband of the late Yvonne and much loved dad of Teresa, Anne, Catherine, Joseph and Nicholas, pre-deceased by his son-in-law Terry; he will be sadly missed by his loving family, son-in-law John, daughter-in-law Monica, his adored grandchildren Laura, James, Nicola, Fionn and Hannah, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village tomorrow evening, Friday, from 4.30pm to 6pm. Removal on Saturday to St. Pius X Church, Templeogue, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Mount Venus Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to the National Council for the Blind.

All 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