Funeral Notices

Paul DURKIN

The death has occurred of Paul DURKIN
Drimnagh, Dublin
9th April 2014 –

Suddenly at St. James’ Hospital. Beloved partner of Winifred. He will be sadly missed by his relatives, close friends and neighbours.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at ‘The Haven’ Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 177 Crumlin Road on Saturday between 12 noon and 5pm (Parking available in the Iveagh Grounds). Removal on Monday morning to Mount Jerome Crematorium arriving at 10.30am for committal only.

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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