Funeral Notices

Anthony (Tony) BURKE

The death has occurred of Anthony (Tony) BURKE
Perrystown, Dublin 12 and late of Player Wills and The Knights of St. Columbanus

January 18, 2014

Anthony (Tony), peacefully in the loving care of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. To the inexpressible grief of his loving wife Marjorie. Much loved Dad of Kieran, Anthony, Maryrose, Lorcan and Isabelle. He will be sadly missed by his loving family, wife, sons and daughters, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, his adored grandchildren, brother Paddy, sister Teasy, extended family, neighbours and a wide circle of friends.

May He Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross on Tuesday afternoon with Prayers at 5pm. Removal on Tuesday evening to St. Agnes’ Church, Crumlin Village, arriving at 6pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 10am Requiem Mass to Bohernabreena Cemetery. Family flowers only, please. Donations, if desired, to St. Vincent de Paul.

All enquires to Massey Bros. Templeogue, Tel: 01 4907601.

“When Christ shall come with shout of acclamation and take me home,

what joy shall fill my heart”.

Date Published: Sunday 19th January 2014

Date of Death: Saturday 18th January 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