Funeral Notices

Colm MCQUAILE

The death has occurred of Colm MCQUAILE
Willow Park Crescent, Glasnevin North, Dublin, Formerly of Eastern Health Board

May 20th 2015

Formerly of Eastern Health Board. 20th May 2015, Peacefully in the Mater Hospital. Colm, beloved father to the late Siobhain, he will be very sadly missed by his loving wife Violet, beloved daughter Geraldine, grandchildren Patricia, Robert, Andrew and Catherine, relatives Monica and Anda.

May he rest in peace

Reposing in Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Main St., Finglas on Friday prior to removal to St. Canice’s Church arriving at 5pm. Funeral Mass Saturday at 10am followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 8361011

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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