Funeral Notices

Áine SMITH (née Crowley)

The death has occurred of Áine SMITH (née Crowley)
Ballygall Ave., Finglas, Dublin / Ashbourne, Meath

February 18, 2015

Peacefully after a long illness bravely borne in the Mater Hospital. Áine, beloved daughter to the late Anne, she will be very sadly missed by her loving husband John, her loving son Cian, loving daughter Caitlyn. Deeply regretted by her loving dad John (Jack) sister Saoirse, mother-in-law Ann, father-in-law John, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended relatives and a large circle of friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at her residence on Sunday from 2pm to 6pm. House private outside these hours please. Removal to St. Canice’s Church, Main St, Finglas on Monday arriving at 9.50am for 10am Mass, followed by cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Vincent’s Day Ward, Mater Hospital. Áine’s wishes were for no black, if possible wear something blue for colon cancer.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 8361011.

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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