Funeral Notices

Phyllis MURTAGH (née McGann)

The death has occurred of Phyllis MURTAGH (née McGann)
Annamoe Drive, Cabra, Dublin

12th February 2014.

Peacefully, surrounded by her loving family in the Mater Hospital. Late of Annamoe Drive, Cabra. Phyllis, will be sadly missed by her loving husband James, sons, Paul, Ronnie, Alan, Philip, Howard and daughter, Ann. Daughters-in-law, son-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives, neighbours and friends. Also at this time we remember her late sons Dave and Tony.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road tomorrow, Friday. Removal this Friday evening to Christ the King Church, Cabra arriving at 4:50pm for 5pm service. Funeral on Saturday after 10am Requiem Mass to St.Fintan’s Cemetery, Sutton. (House private please).

All enquires to Massey Bros., Cabra 01-8389774.

Date Published: Thursday 13th February 2014

Date of Death: Wednesday 12th February 2014

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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