Funeral Notices

Margaret (Peggy) FURLONG (née Harty)

The death has occurred of Margaret (Peggy) FURLONG (née Harty)
Templeogue, Dublin / Cahir, Tipperary

 

Margaret (Peggy) Furlong (née Harty) Templeogue, formerly of Cahir, Tipperary, 3rd June 2016, peacefully at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved wife of the Late Séamus. Peggy will be sadly missed by her daughters Marion, Anne (Heffernan), Trish (Holohan) and Catherine (Burchill), her sisters Kitty, Norah and Daisy, sons-in-law Gerry, Paddy and James, extended family and friends. Devoted Nana to Niall, Mark, Ruairi, Amy and Séamus.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue, Tuesday, 7th June, from 6.00pm-8.00pm. Removal to St Pius X Church, College Drive, Templeogue, Wednesday 8th June arriving for 10.00am Mass. Funeral thereafter to Deansgrange Cemetery.

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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