Funeral Notices

Peter (Con) KENNEDY

The death has occurred of Peter (Con) KENNEDY
Oliver Bond House and formerly of Meath Street, Dublin 8, Dublin

Nov. 30, 2015

Suddenly, at St. James’s Hospital, beloved husband of Marie and much loved father to Con and Jason; sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters-in-law Catherine and Celine, grandchildren Eoin, Aoife, Niamh, Conor, Daragh, Nathan and Charlotte, sisters-in-law Lillie and Patricia, nephew Robert, nieces Christine and Lisa, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, 129 Thomas Street on Thursday all day with removal later that evening to St. Catherine’s Church, Meath Street arriving for 5pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 10am followed by burial immediately afterwards in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. 129 Thomas Street Tel: (01) 677 0830.

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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