Funeral Notices

Anne (Annie) O’DOWD (née Mulligan)

The death has occurred of Anne (Annie) O’DOWD (née Mulligan)
Sycamore Road, Finglas East, Dublin

17th July 2017,

Peacefully in St. Mary’s Nursing Home, Phoenix Park. Anne (Annie), beloved wife to the late Dessie. She will be very sadly missed by her loving family Joan, Terry, Desmond, Anne and Michael, daughters-in-law, Agnes, Claire and Barbara, sons-in- law Larry and Tony, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.
May she rest in peace

Reposing at her residence on Thursday from 4.00 o’c to 8.00 o’c. Removal to St. Canice’s Church, Finglas on Friday arriving at 9.50 o’c for 10.00 o’c Mass followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

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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