Funeral Notices

Michael Joseph CAHILL

The death has occurred of Michael Joseph CAHILL
Rathfarnham Mill, Dublin 14, Dublin / Templeogue, Dublin

March 3, 2014,

(Rathfarnham Mill, Dublin 14 and formerly of Springfield Road, Templeogue), Michael Joseph, (a former Registrar of the Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland); deeply regretted by his loving wife and best friend Ann, son Michael, daughters Niamh, Clodagh and Aoife, grandchildren, brother Walter, sister Bernie, sister-in-law Mary Ellen, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Thursday. Removal on Friday morning to the Church of the Annunciation, Rathfarnham arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Kilmashogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations if desired to Irish Cancer Research.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue 01-4907601.

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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