Funeral Notices

Pat CALLAGHAN

The death has occurred of Pat CALLAGHAN
Goatstown, Dublin 14, Dublin / Dunsany, Meath

October 30, 2014

Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital, beloved husband of Pauline and much loved dad of Sarah, Matthew and Lisa; he will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife, son, daughters, son-in-law, his adored granddaughters, sisters Mary, Eileen, Patricia, and Trudy, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village on Saturday from 11am to 12.30pm with Removal to The Garden Chapel at Mount Jerome Crematorium for Service at 1.30pm. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to The Alzheimers Society.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue Village 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