Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Cliona COSTELLO
Dartry, Dublin 6, Dublin
May 4, 2014. After a short illness in the loving care of Gheel Autism Services. Late of Dartry, Dublin 6. Cliona, so loved daughter of the late Neil and Bridie Costello and sister of the recently deceased Fidelma. Cliona will be sadly missed by her sisters Margaret and Eithne and her brother Paul. Deeply regretted by her nieces, nephews, brothers-in-law, sister-in-law and her friends at Gheel.

May her gentle soul rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road today, Tuesday. Funeral tomorrow, Wednesday, to the Church of Mary Immaculate Refuge of Sinners, Rathmines arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery. Donations, if desired, to Gheel Autism Services.

All enquires to Massey Bros., Cabra 01 8389774.


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