Funeral Notices

Gertrude (Gertie) QUIRKE (née Dunne)

The death has occurred of Gertrude (Gertie) QUIRKE (née Dunne)
Inchicore, Dublin / Portlaoise, Laois
Died 1st June 2014

Peacefully in the wonderful care of fhe staff at TLC Nursing Home, Saggart, beloved wife of William and much loved mother of Anne, Mary, Kevin and Noel; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, her son-in-law Tom, daughters-in-law Tina and Karen, her grandchildren. her sister Nora, brothers Mick, Leo and Christy, sisters-in-law, brother-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Emmet Road, Inchicore tomorrow, Tuesday, from 4pm with Removal this Tuesday evening to St. Michael’s Church, Inchicore, arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 10am Mass to Palmerstown Cemetery. All enquires to Massey Bros, Inchicore Tel: 01 4532751.

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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