Funeral Notices

George O’DWYER

The death has occurred of George O’DWYER
Navan Road, Dublin / East Wall, Dublin

O’Dwyer George, Navan Road, formerly Hawthorn Avenue, East Wall & Eircom, March 2nd 2017 (Peacefully) at Connolly Hospital, Blanchardstown. Beloved husband of the late Patti and loving son of the late Margaret & Con. George will be deeply missed by his brother Anthony, brother-in-law Paddy, sister-in-law Julie, nieces, nephews, relatives & friends.

 

May he rest in peace

 

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, 88A Cabra Road, West on Monday between 2 o’clock and 4 o’clock. Funeral Mass on Tuesday morning at 10 o’clock in Our Lady Help of Christians Church, Navan Road, Dublin 7 followed by burial in Shanganagh Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 01 8389774.

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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