Funeral Notices

James Colgan

The death has occured of James Colgan

6th January 2014

Peacefully at St James Hospital,after a short illness. Late of Golden Bridge Avenue. Beloved Husband of the late Esther. Sadly missed by his loving children Brendan, Patrick, Regina and Stephen. Remembered fondly by his son and daughters in law, Aideen, Lorraine, Tony and Sandra, grandchildren Colm, Brian, David, Nicole, Lauren, Holly, Aron and Kim, relatives, neighbours and friends.
May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home . Emmet road Wedneday from 2pm -5pm.
Removal to the Church of St. Michael, Emmet rd. arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass Thursday at 10.00am and afterwards to Palmerstown cemetery for burial.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. 01 4532751.

Date of Death: 6th January 2014

Date Published: 7th 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