Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Angela KEELEY
Robert Emmet Close and formerly of Blackditch Road, Ballyfermot, Dublin

July 23, 2014

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family, at St. James’ Hospital, Angela beloved daughter of Mary and the late Patrick and dearly loved partner of Gerry Harford, loving sister of the late Teresa; very sadly missed by her mam, partner, sisters Mary, Phyllis, Pauline and Tina, brothers Seamus and David, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Brothers, 129 Thomas Street from tomorrow, Saturday. Funeral on Monday in St. Catherine’s Church, Meath Street arriving at 9.45am for 10am Mass followed by Cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only. All donations in lieu to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. 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.


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