Funeral Notices

Esther KAVANAGH (née Fagan)

The death has occurred of Esther KAVANAGH (née Fagan)
Comeragh Rd., Drimnagh, Dublin


KAVANAGH (nee Fagan) – March 20, 2016 (Comeragh Rd., Drimnagh, Dublin 12), Esther (peacefully), in the wonderful care of the staff of TLC Nursing Home, City West, beloved wife of the late William, much loved mother of Aidan, Margaret (Gavin), Ursula (Whyte), Mary (Bryson) and Ita (McMenamin); sadly missed by her son, daughters, sister Margaret (Peg), sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.


May she Rest in Peace


Reposing at TLC Nursing Home, City West tomorrow, Tuesday afternoon, with prayers at 7pm. Removal on Wednesday to the Church of Our Lady of Good Counsel, Mourne Road arriving for 10am Mass. Funeral thereafter to Palmerstown Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue 01 4907601.


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.


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