Funeral Notices

Thomas (Tommy) COONEY

The death has occurred of Thomas (Tommy) COONEY, late of Quarry Road, Cabra, Dublin 7.

11th December 2014.

Peacefully in the Mater Hospital. Late of Quarry Road, Cabra. Tommy will be sadly missed by his sister and two brothers, sisters-in-law, Patricia, nieces and nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in Peace

 Reposing in Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road on Saturday till 6pm. Removal on Monday morning from funeral home to Christ the King Church, Cabra arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to the Mater Foundation.

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