Funeral Notices

George (Georgie) KENNY

The death has occurred of George (Georgie) KENNY
Dublin 8,

April 26, 2016

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of all the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, George (Georgie) (late of Oliver Bond House), beloved son of the late Maggie and Jack and much loved brother of Jem, Joan, Billy and the late Jackie; sadly missed by his loving family, sisters-in-law Bev and Chris, nephews, nieces, relatives, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at the Massey Brothers Funeral Home, 129 Thomas Street. Funeral Mass on Friday at 10am in St. Catherine’s Church, Meath Street, followed by burial to Glasnevin Cemetery.

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