Funeral Notices

Elizabeth (Betty) HYNES (née Smith)

The death has occurred of Elizabeth (Betty) HYNES (née Smith)
Church Street, Finglas, Dublin

Thursday 16th January 2014,

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family at the Mater Hospital. Elizabeth (Betty) will be sadly missed by her sons Paul, Gary and John, her daughters-in-law Paula and Ciara, also her grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sisters and brothers, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing in Massey Bros Funeral Home, Finglas Village tomorrow, Saturday evening, 18th January, from 4pm to 5.30pm. Removal Monday evening to St. Canice’s Church, Main Street, Finglas arriving 4.45pm for 5pm. Funeral Mass Tuesday morning at 10am followed by Cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium. No Flowers please, donations, if desired, to the Mater Foundation. Envelopes will be provided in church.

Date Published: Friday 17th January 2014

Date of Death: Thursday 16th 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