Funeral Notices

Elizabeth (Lily) MURPHY (née Hennessy)

The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Lily) MURPHY (née Hennessy)
Clarence Mangan Road, Dublin

April 14, 2016

Peacefully) surrounded by her loving family in the wonderful care of the staff in St. James’s Hospital, cherished wife of the late Liam and much loved mother of Michael, Derek and Ann; she will be greatly missed by her sons, daughter, daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren Aoife, Kyle, Niamh, Saoirse, Eoin, Neil, Sean and great-grandson Leon, sister June, sisters-in-law, brothers-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, neighbours and a large circle of friends.

May she rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 109 The Coombe from 12 noon tomorrow, Friday, prior to removal to St. Teresa’s Church, Donore Avenue, arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10am, thereafter for burial to Mount Jerome Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu to St. Teresa’s Church, Donore Avenue.

All enquiries to Massey Bros., 453 3333.

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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