Funeral Notices

Christopher (Christy) BARRETT

The death has occurred of Christopher (Christy) BARRETT
St. Brendan’s Crescent, Dublin 12, Dublin

BARRETT, Christopher (Christy) August 22nd 2016, St. Brendan’s Crescent, Dublin 12, (Ex Conrad Hotel). Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harolds Cross. Dearly beloved husband of Joan and much loved Dad of Christine, Vincent, Siobhán and Declan. Christy will be sadly missed by his wife, sons, daughters, son-in-law Henry, daughters-in-law Catherine and Paula, his adored grandchildren Adam, Laura, Sophie, Emma and Benjamin, Christine’s partner John, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Thursday evening from 5pm – 7pm. Removal on Friday morning to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Greenhills, arriving at 9.50am for 10.00am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harolds Cross. All further 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