Funeral Notices

Mary GRIFFIN (née Raftery)

The death has occurred of Mary GRIFFIN (née Raftery)
Leopardstown, Dublin / Castlegar, Galway

14th March, 2018,

Peacefully in St. Vincent’s Hospital surrounded by her loving family. Beloved sister of the late Seán. Deeply regretted by her husband Patrick, daughters Noreen and Mairead, son-in-law Eugene, grand-daughter Molly, brother Tomas, sisters Catherina and Eilish, relatives, carers and friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 5 Newtown Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin on Monday 19th March between 3pm and 6pm. Removal on Tuesday 20th March to the Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally Parish arriving at 9.50am for 10.00am Requiem Mass with cremation thereafter in Mount Jerome Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations, in lieu, to the Alzheimer Society of Ireland.

Massey Bros. Blackrock

5 Newtown Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, A94 X308

Massey Bros. Blackrock

5 Newtown Park, Blackrock,
Co. Dublin, A94 X308

Tel: 01 280 4454
Out of hours tel (24/7): 01 453 3333

E: [email protected]

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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