Funeral Notices

Alice BROPHY (née Walsh)

The death has occurred of
Drimnagh, Dublin / Kilkenny

April 12, 2014,

Peacefully, at St. James’s Hospital (late of Drimnagh and Knockmajor. Co Kilkenny). Beloved wife of the late Noel; deeply regretted by her sisters, sister-in-law, her cousins, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Removal to Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mourne Road, arriving on Monday at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday at 10am. Burial in Glasnevin Cemetery. No flowers please. Donations, if desired, to Blackrock Hospice.

All enquiries please to Massey Brothers Funeral Directors ph 6778902

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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