Funeral Notices

Leslie (Francis) O’CONNOR

The death has occurred of Leslie (Francis) O’CONNOR
Drimnagh, Dublin

 

Leslie (Francis) O’ Connor, 25th April 2016, St John of God’s, Islandbridge (formerly of Moran Road, Drimnagh), peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Tallaght Hospital. Leslie will be sadly missed by his loving family, brothers Alec, Eamonn, Dermot and Morris, sisters Marion and the Late Eileen, brothers-in-law Christopher and Alan, sisters-in-law Vera, Mandy, Bernadette and Sharon, grandnieces, grandnephews and his beloved great-grandnephew Aaron. Special thanks to all the staff in Tallaght Hospital and St John of God Community Services, and to Susan and Goodwin.

May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing in the Oratory, Islandbridge (St John of God Services) with prayers at 5pm on Wednesday, 27th April with removal to St Kevin’s Church, Treepark Rd, Kilnamanagh, Thursday, 28th April arriving for 10am Mass with Cremation thereafter at Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. Family Flowers only. Donations in lieu to St John Of God.

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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