Funeral Notices

Kathleen (Kay) Deegan (Nee Dignam)

The death has occured of Kathleen (Kay) Deegan (Nee Dignam)

Kildonan Court, Finglas, Formerly of Dunsink Avenue,

6th January 2014

Suddenly at her residence, beloved wife to the late Christy and mother to the late Bernadette, sadly missed by her loving daughters Carol, Christine, Lorraine and Sandra, sons-in-law, Robert, Phil, Ronan and Neil, grandchildren Adam, Ross, Alison, Daire and Sean, brothers, extended relatives and friends.
May she rest in peace
Reposing in Massey Bros Funeral Home, Main Street, Finglas tomorrow Thursday prior to removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Finglas West for 5.30o’c. Funeral mass Friday at 11.30o’c followed by burial in Glasnevin Cemetery, St. Paul’s Section.

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