Funeral Notices

Hilda FAHY (née Rogers)

The death has occurred of Hilda FAHY (née Rogers)
Walkinstown, Dublin

Fahy Hilda (nee Rogers), Walkinstown, December 18th 2015, peacefully, in the wonderful care of the staff of Moyglare Nursing Home, Maynooth, surrounded by her loving family. Beloved wife of the late Matthew and much loved mother of Martin, Sheelagh, Bernadine and Gerard. She will be deeply missed by her family, sisters-in-law, sons-in-law Michael and Martin, grandchildren Nicola, Joseph, Laura and Claire, greatgrandchildren Eva, Ciara, Ella and Emily, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at the Moyglare Nursing home, Maynooth, on Monday from 3pm, with prayers at 6pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 10am in the Church of the Assumption, Walkinstown followed by burial in Esker Cemetery, Lucan. All enquiries to Massey Bros on 4574455.

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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