Funeral Notices

Pat KEEGAN

The death has occurred of Pat KEEGAN
Old Court Road, Dublin 24, and late of Tara School of Motoring

Jan. 14, 2014

Peacefully, after a short illness at St. Vincent’s Hospital. Pat, beloved husband of Maire and much loved dad of Alan, Colm, Sharon, Martina and Clodagh; he will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife, sons and daughters, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, brother, sister, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, extended family and friends.

May He Rest in Peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Thursday evening from 4pm to 5pm. Removal on Friday morning to the Holy Rosary Church, Old Court, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Mount Venus Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue 01 4907601.

Date Published: Tuesday 14th January 2014

Date of Death: Tuesday 14th 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