Funeral Notices

Bernadette GERAGHTY (née Collins)

The death has occurred of Bernadette GERAGHTY (née Collins)
Bawnogue, Clondalkin, Dublin / Mountmellick, Laois

Geraghty (nee Collins) Bawnogue, Clondalkin & formerly Mountmellick, Co. Laois, 12th April 2017. Peacefully at home surrounded by her family. Bernadette, beloved wife of James & Loving mother to John, Lisa, Paula, Amiey & Anita will be sadly missed by her loving family, her 18 adored grandchildren and her brother Michael and sister Ann, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives & friends.

 

May she rest in peace.

 

Reposing at her home on Thursday from 4pm and all day Friday. Funeral Service at 10.30am on Saturday in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clondalkin followed by burial in Esker Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Clondalkin on 01 4574455.

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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