Funeral Notices

Martin (Marty) WHELAN

The death has occurred of Martin (Marty) WHELAN
Inchicore, Dublin

February 19, 2015

Peacefully at Our Lady’s Hospice Harolds Cross. Beloved husband of Phyllis and much loved father to Tanya, Michelle and Joanne; sadly missed by his loving wife, daughters, grandchildren Nicole, Jason, Chelsea, Taylor and John, sons-in-law Johner and Franer, brothers Mickey, Philly and Piercy, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at his daughter’s residence tomorrow evening until Monday morning (House Strictly Private). Removal on Monday morning to the Church of Mary Immaculate (The Oblates), Inchicore, for 11am Funeral Mass, followed by burial immediately afterwards in Newlands Cross Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Inchicore Tel: (01) 4533333.

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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