Funeral Notices

Carmel HENNESSY (née Hayes)

The death has occurred of Carmel HENNESSY (née Hayes)
Templeogue and formerly of Lower Kimmage Road

July 23, 2015

Peacefully in the loving care of all the staff of Cara Care Centre. Beloved wife of the late Edward and loving mother of Katherine and Paula. Sadly missed by her loving daughters, sons-in-law Martin and Peter, grandchildren Luke, Clodagh, Ellen and Fearghal, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Funeral on Monday in St. Jude the Apostle Church, Willington, at 11am, followed by burial in Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only please.

All enquiries to Massey Bros – 01 4541666.

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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