Funeral Notices

Anne (Nance) BRENNAN

The death has occurred of Anne (Nance) BRENNAN
Rathfarnham, Dublin / Bohola, Mayo

February 18, 2015

Peacefully, in the wonderful care of the Sisters and staff in Our Lady’s Manor, Dalkey, much loved aunt of Emer, Kieran, Maeve, Darina, Brendan, Aoife, John and Martin, beloved sister of the late Kit, May, Nell, Agnes and Jim; very sadly missed by her nieces, nephews, grandnieces, grandnephews, great-grandniece, great-grandnephew, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at O’Hora’s Funeral Home, Kiltimagh, Co. Mayo tomorrow, Friday, from 5pm to 7pm. Funeral on Saturday to the Church of the Immaculate Conception and St. Joseph, Bohola, arriving for 12 noon Requiem Mass followed by burial in St. Joseph’s Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Templeogue 4907601.

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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