Funeral Notices

Mary (Maura) DEVLIN

The death has occurred of Mary (Maura) DEVLIN
Drimnagh, Dublin

September 18, 2014

At St. James’ Hospital, beloved wife of the late Frank; deeply regretted by her sons Gerard and David her daughters-in-law Philomena and Olivia, her grandchildren Louise, Kate, Conor and Peter, her brother Kevin, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Reposing at Massey Brothers, The Haven, 117 Crumlin Road. Removal to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road arriving Monday at 5.30pm. Funeral following 10am Mass on Tuesday. Proceeding to Palmerstown Cemetery for Burial.

All enquiries please to Massey Brothers ph 4541666.

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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