Funeral Notices

Joe Scanlon

The death has occurred of Joe SCANLON
Carnlough Road, Cabra West, Dublin / Finglas, Dublin

28th March 2014

Late of Carnlough Road, Cabra West and formerly of Finglas, peacefully after a short illness surrounded by his loving family in the Mater Hospital, Joe, will be sadly missed by his loving wife Joyce, daughters Jessica and Laura and son James. Deeply regretted by his devoted mother Chrissie, sisters Elizabeth, Christine and Connie, brothers Anthony and Martin, extended family friends and neighbours. Also at this time we remember Joe’s late Dad Joseph.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road on Monday. Removal on Monday evening from funeral home to Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Navan Road arriving at 5.20 o’ clock for 5.30 o’ clock service. Funeral on Tuesday after 10 o’ clock Funeral Mass to Glasnevin Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society. All enquiries to Massey Bros Cabra 01 8389774

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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