Funeral Notices

Peter O’CONNOR

The death has occurred of Peter O’CONNOR
Rivermeade, St. Margaret’s, Dublin

December 26, 2014

Peacefully, at his residence, surrounded by his loving wife and family. Peter will be sadly missed by loving wife Joan, his children Rachel, Emma, Lyndsey, Amy and Gary his grandchildren, sons-in-law, extended relatives and friends.#

May He Rest in Peace

Removal to St. Margaret’s Church on Monday, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Mass, followed by cremation in Newlands Cross Crematorium. Family flowers only, please, donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice or Irish Cancer Society. House private please.

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