Funeral Notices

Anthony (Tony) SYNNOTT

The death has occurred of Anthony (Tony) SYNNOTT
Landsdowne Park, Templeogue, Dublin

Synnott, Anthony (Tony) – January 15th 2017, (Landsdowne Park, Templeogue, Dublin 16), (peacefully) in the wonderful care of the staff of St. James’ Hospital and Harvey’s Nursing Home. Predeceased by his beloved wife Patricia (Pat) and much loved father of Alan, Garrett, Kenneth and Andrew; he will be sadly missed by his loving family, his sons, daughters-in-law Celine and Gillian, Kenneth’s partner Alan, his adored grandchildren Lucas, Conor and Ciara, his dear sister Anne, extended family, relatives and friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Tuesday, 17th January, from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to St. Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Kilmashogue Cemetery, Edmondstown. House private please. All further 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