Funeral Notices

Sarah KIRWAN (née Corcoran)

The death has occurred of Sarah KIRWAN (née Corcoran)
Hillcrest Heights, Lucan, Dublin

Dec. 29, 2015

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, Sarah, beloved wife of Dermot; very sadly missed by her loving husband, sons Martin, Derek, Sean and Peter, daughters-in-law Anna, Deirdre, Maureen and Emma, sister Caroline, sister-in-law Catherine, brother-in-law James, nephew Gavin, niece Laura, grandchildren, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at her residence tomorrow (Wednesday) from 6 o’c. Funeral on Thursday to St.Patrick’s Church, Lucan arriving for 10 o’c. Mass followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Our lady’s Hospice.

Any enquiries contact Massey Bros. 453 33 33.

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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