Funeral Notices

Bridget DOYLE (née Connor)

The death has occurred of Bridget DOYLE (née Connor)
Ranelagh, Dublin / Mullingar, Westmeath

DOYLE (née Connor), 18th March 2017, Bridget (Ranelagh and formerly of Mullingar, Co Westmeath), peacefully, in her 95th year. Beloved wife of the late Patrick and much loved mother of June and Edward. Bridget will be sadly missed by her son, daughter, daughter-in-law Olga, son-in-law Pat, her adored grandchildren Sharlene, David and Jack, great-grandson Fabian, brother-in law Frank, sisters-in-law Rose and Nora, extended family, relatives and her very dear friends and neighbours.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros., Funeral Home Templeogue this Tuesday evening from 6.30oc to 8.30oc. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Holy Name, Beechwood Avenue, arriving for 10oc Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Shanganagh Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue 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