Funeral Notices

Mary (May) WALSH (née Styles)

The death has occurred of Mary (May) WALSH (née Styles)
Dublin

Septmeber 14, 2014

Peacefully in the wonderful care of the doctors and nurses in James Connolly Memorial Hospital and Naas General Hospital. Wife of the late Jack and mother to her late son Noel. Sadly missed by her sons, daughters, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace

Removal from the residence on Wednesday to the Church of Our Lady & St. David, Sallins Rd., Naas arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Glasnevin Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 01 6778902

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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