Funeral Notices

John KELLY

The death has occurred of John KELLY
Oldcastle, Meath / Blanchardstown, Dublin

August 17, 2015

Peacefully in Cavan Hospital. John, much loved husband of Anna, father to Marc, Audrey and Colin, devoted grandad, deeply regretted by his loving sister Noreen and brother Paddy, nephews, nieces, extended family and friends.

Forever in our hearts

Reposing in Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Main Street, Finglas on Thursday, 20th August, with family present from 4pm till 6pm. Removal to Glasnevin Crematorium Friday for Humanist Service at 2pm. Family flowers only please.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 8361011

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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