Funeral Notices

Laurence (Larry) Keogh

The death has occurred of Laurence (Larry) KEOGH
Mourne Road, Drimnagh, Dublin

July 13, 2014

Peacefully at St. James’s Hospital. Laurence (Larry) dearly beloved husband of the late Carmel and much loved father of Laura and Colette, dear brother to the recently deceased Maureen; very sadly missed by his loving daughters, sons-in law,grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home ‘The Haven’, 177 Crumlin Road from 12 noon on Wednesday. Removal on Wednesday evening to the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mourne Road arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Thursday morning at 10am followed by burial immediately afterwards in Mount Jerome Cemetery. House private please.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 01 4541666

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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