Funeral Notices

Kathleen (Kay) PODESTA

The death has occurred of Kathleen (Kay) PODESTA (Nee Mulligan)
Galtymore Road, Drimnagh, Dublin
Jan 29, 2014,

Peacefully, in St. James’ Hospital, Kathleen (Kay)  beloved wife of the late Joseph, and dearly loved Mam of Joe, Brenda and Trisha; very deeply regretted by her loving son, daughters, brothers, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, sisters-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

Rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road (Corner of Bangor Drive). Removal on Friday evening to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road, arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Saturday after 10am Mass to Palmerstown Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. ph 4541666.

Date Published: Wednesday 29th January 2014

Date of Death: Wednesday 29th 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