Funeral Notices

Michael Farrell,

The death has occured of Michael Farrell,

Clondalkin formerly Mount Mellick Co Laois,

Jan 26th 2014,

Peacefully at Connolly Hospital Blanchardstown. Michael, beloved husband of Josie and much loved Father of David, Clive, Martina, Caroline, Jojo, Majella, Orla, Edel, Joseph, John, Stephen and Gary. Will be sadly missed by his loving wife and family, grandchildren, great grandchildren, relatives and friends. May he Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Massey Brothers Funeral Home, Clondalkin Village tomorrow Tuesday from 5pm until 9pm with prayers there at 7pm. Funeral on Wednesday at 12 noon in St Ronan’s Church, Deansrath followed by Cremation at Newlands Crematorium.

Date of Death: 26th January 2014

Date Published: 27th 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