Funeral Notices

John James (Sēamus) Connolly

The Death has occured of John James (Sēamus) Connolly

Dublin.

5th April 2014.

Late of Annaly Road and formerly of Bulturbet (Co. Cavan) Peacefully, at St Mary’s Hospital; Séamus (ex CIE and CIE Credit Union) dearly loved husband of Eileen and much loved father of Monica, Frank, Joe, Paul and John. Sadly missed by his loving wife, daughter and sons, deeply regretted by his son-in-law Jim, daughters-in-law Catherine, Phil and Mary, his 12 grandchildren and 3 great-grandchildren, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and many friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road tomorrow, Tuesday, from 4pm to 6pm. Removal on Wednesday morning from funeral home to Christ the King Church, Cabra arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium.

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