Funeral Notices

Eamonn GIBNEY

The Death has occured of Eamonn GIBNEY –

Rathfarnham, D.16 and formerly of Glasnevin

June 9th 2014,

Eamonn (professional Singer) (Peacefully), at home surrounded by his loving family after an illness fought with humour and courage right to the end. Much loved husband and best friend of Cora, adored Dad of Sean & Lara. He will be sadly missed by his heartbroken family, his wife, son & daughter, brother Frank, mother-in-law, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives, neighbours and friends. A special word of thanks to Prof. Orla Hardiman, Bernie Corr and Team at Beaumont Hospital for all their support.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, tomorrow, Wednesday. Removal on Thursday morning to the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham arriving for 10am Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to the Victorian Chapel, Mt. Jerome Crematorium. No flowers please, donations, if desired, to the Irish Motor Neuron Disease.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue 01 4907601

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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