Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of Anna FORD
Late of Ceannt Fort, Mount Brown, Dublin 8,

July 17, 2015

Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved sister of Rosaleen and the late Carmel (McCashin), Maureen (Sheridan), Michael, Sean, Christy and Joseph ; Sadly missed by her loving sister, nieces and nephews, grandnieces and nephews, and a wide circle of friends and neighbours.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home 129 Thomas Street (tomorrow) Sunday between 3pm and 6pm. Removal on Monday morning to St. James’s Church, James’s Street, arriving for 10 am Funeral Mass followed by burial thereafter to Mount Jerome Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Thomas Street (01) 677 0830.

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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.


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