Funeral Notices

Bernadette (Bernie) TIGHE (née McDermott)

The death has occurred of Bernadette (Bernie) TIGHE (née McDermott)
Stillorgan, Dublin

TIGHE (nee McDermott), 28th August, 2017, Bernadette (Bernie), Stillorgan, Co. Dublin. Peacefully at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Much loved mother of Janet, Carol, Orla and Paul. Deeply regretted and sadly missed by her son, daughters, sons-in-law, her adored grandchildren and great-grandchildren, sister Anne, brother Peter, extended family, relatives and friends.

 

May she Rest in Peace

 

Reposing at her home on Thursday evening from 5pm to 8pm. Removal on Friday morning to the Church of St. Laurence O’Toole, Kilmacud arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Deansgrange Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, Ph 01 4907601.

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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