Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Barry PROUT
Bulfin Road, Inchicore, Dublin

PROUT (Dublin) – Dec. 22, 2017 (suddenly), Barry (late of Bulfin Road, Inchicore), beloved son of Rita and the late Michael and loving brother of Mary; sadly missed by his loving mam, sister, niece Louise, nephew Karl, partner Maureen, brother-in-law James, extended family and a large circle of friends.


May he rest in peace


Reposing at the Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 113 Emmet Road tomorrow, Friday, from 4 o’c. to 7 o’c. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10 o’c. in St. Michael’s Church, Inchicore followed by cremation to Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospital for Sick Children, Crumlin. All enquiries to Massey Bros., 01 454 1666.

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