Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of William JENNINGS
Finglas, Dublin / Ballinrobe, Mayo

Jennings, Finglas & formerly Ballinrobe, Co. Mayo, 16th November 2016 (Suddenly) William, loving husband of Pauline and much loved dad of Michael & Michelle; will be sadly missed by his family, brothers Martin & John, sister Patricia, grandchildren, son-in-law, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews & friends.


May he rest in peace


Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, Finglas Village on Monday between 3pm and 5.30pm with prayers at 5pm. Funeral on Tuesday at 10am in St. Canice’s Church, Finglas followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Cancer society. All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 8361011.


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.


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