Funeral Notices

James (Jimmy) TOBIN

The death has occurred of James (Jimmy) TOBIN
Vercoyle Court, Dublin, formerly Oliver Bond House;
Jan. 9, 2014

Peacefully, at St. Vincent’s Hospital, James (Jimmy), beloved husband of Claire, very deeply regretted by his loving wife, daughters Ann, Janet, Karen and Laura, son James, sons-in-law, grandchildren, sister Rita, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros, 129 Thomas Street. Removal on Saturday to St. Catherine’s Church, Meath Street arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Monday after 10am Mass to Newlands Cross Cemetery.

Any enquiries contact Massey Bros 01 6778902.

Date Published: Thursday 9th January 2014

Date of Death: Thursday 9th 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