Funeral Notices

John LYNCH

9th March 2014.

Late of Cabra, Dublin 7.

Peacefully, after a long illness, bravely born, in the loving care of the nurses and staff in St. Francis Hospice, Raheny. Late of Cabra, Dublin 7. John (Jack), will be sadly missed by his loving wife Mary, his children  Sean, Shirley, Anthony, Kevin, Paul, Peter and Stephen. Deeply regretted by his brother-in-law, sister-in-law, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, neighbours and friends. Also at this time we would like to remember John’s late daughter Bernadette.

May He Rest In Peace

Reposing at St Francis Hospice, Raheny, tomorrow, Tuesday. Removal from St Francis Hospice on Tuesday evening to Christ the King Church, Cabra arriving at 6pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 11.30am Requiem Mass, followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations in lieu to St.Francis Hospice Raheny.

All enquires 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