Funeral Notices

Christina BRENNAN (née O’Brien)

The death has occurred of Christina BRENNAN (née O’Brien)
Cooley Rd., Drimnagh, Dublin
March 12th 2014

Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Ryevale Nursing Home Leixlip. Christina, beloved wife of the late James and much loved mother of Marie, Joseph, Lily, Helen and the late Ina. She will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughter and sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at ‘’The Haven’’ Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 177 Crumlin Road on Friday from 2pm to 6pm (parking available in the Iveagh Grounds on request). Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10am in Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road followed by burial immediately afterwards 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