Funeral Notices

Sean VALENTINE

The death has occurred of Sean VALENTINE
Comeragh Road, Dublin 12, Dublin

May 25, 2015

Peacefully, at St. James’ Hospital, dearly loved father of Elizabeth and husband of the late Rita (nee Behan); sadly missed by his niece Sheila Gallen, her family Kevin, James and Enda, his cousins Liam McGrattan, his nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, his sisters-in-law Nuala, Marie, Anne and Sheila, brothers-in-law, his wonderful neighbours at Comeragh Road and friends.

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, 177 Crumlin Road (corner of Bangor Drive) tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3pm with removal this Tuesday evening to Mary Immaculate Church (Oblates) Tyrconnell Road, Inchicore arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 11am Mass to Kilmashogue Cemetery, Edmondstown, Rathfarnham.

All enquiries to Massey Bros 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