Funeral Notices

Patrick (Paddy) O’SHEA

The death has occurred of Patrick (Paddy) O’SHEA
Balally Avenue, Dundrum, Dublin / Tarbert, Kerry

O’SHEA, 20th March 2017, Patrick (Paddy), Balally Avenue, Dundrum, D.14, formerly of Tarbert, Co. Kerry. Peacefully, at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross surrounded by his loving family. Beloved husband of the late Mary (nee Newell) and much loved father of Nora, Joan, James, John and Martin. Paddy will be sadly missed by his sons, daughters, son-in-law Adrian, daughters-in-law Sharon, Michelle and Lucy, grandchildren Sean, Lily, Joely, along with Kerri and Ellie, his brother Sean, sisters Agnes, Nora, Kathleen (dec’d) and Mary (dec’d), brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, cousins and a wide circle of friends, especially those at Naomh Olaf GAA Club, members of Slade Valley Golf Club and those with whom he worked with in Guinness’ for 50 years.


May he rest in peace.


Reposing at his home tomorrow, Tuesday evening, from 6.30pm – 9.00 pm. Removal on Wednesday morning to the Church of the Ascension of the Lord, Balally, arriving at 9.45am for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Newlands Cross Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue 01 4907601.

Update on ease of Government restrictions on funeral services, as of Monday 10th May.

Unfortunately, it is still not possible to have a large funeral as we still navigate the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. We understand how difficult this is for you the families we serve but the safety of everyone is our priority. We must play our part in the strict adherence to these instructions.

Only immediate family and close friends should attend the funeral.

No more than 50 people are permitted to attend the funeral service or be present at the graveside. Numbers allowed in Crematoria vary, your Funeral Arranger will be able to advise on exact numbers.

The numbers who may attend gatherings in our funeral homes is limited at this time. Again, your Funeral Arranger can advise you on the numbers as it depends on the size of the funeral home.

Face masks must be worn when entering our funeral homes. It is also recommended that they are worn in churches and crematoriums. When visiting our funeral homes for your safety, we ask that you provide your contact details for the benefit of track and trace.

Those in attendance will also need to follow social distancing guidelines. This means all funeral attendees must keep a distance of 2 metres apart.

Physical interactions including shaking hands and hugging must be avoided.

Those who are self-isolating or need to restrict their movements can not attend funerals.

Many of our churches have implemented streaming services so that family and friends can view the service from home. Please ask your Funeral arranger for details.

We encourage the wider family and friends of loved ones who have passed, to leave a message of condolence on our website www.masseybros/funeral-notices/

It is essential for the safety of everyone that we act wisely and adhere to these clear instructions from our Government.

From us all at Massey Bros we would like to sincerely thank you for your co-operation during these difficult times. #Staysafe