Funeral Notices

Seamus MULDOWNEY

The death has occurred of Seamus MULDOWNEY
Saggart, Dublin
Jan. 19, 2014,

Suddenly, Seamus, beloved son of James and the late Elizabeth (Sheila); will be sadly missed by his father, brother Fran, sisters Pearl, Kathleen and Maureen, uncle Paddy, aunts Maura and Lilly, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Tallaght Hospital Removal on Friday evening from Tallaaht Hospital to the Church of the Nativity, Saggart to arrive at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 11am followed by Burial in Esker Cemetery.

Enquiries to Massey Bros., Clondalkin ph: 4574455.

Date Published: Wednesday 22nd January 2014

Date of Death: Sunday 19th 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