Funeral Notices

Eileen DOYLE MCCALLUM (née O’Halloran)

The death has occurred of Eileen DOYLE MCCALLUM (née O’Halloran)
Dublin

12th February 2014,

After a short illness at the Mater Hospital, Dublin. Predecased by her husbands Ben Doyle and Jack McCallum. Beloved mother of daughters Patricia (O’Higgins), Muriel (Fleming), son David (Doyle). Sadly missed by her loving children, their partners Brian, John, Natalia, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sisters, brothers, their partners, nephews, nieces, friends and neighbours.

Rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence Monday, 17th February, 5pm to 9pm. Funeral Mass on Tuesday, 18th February, at 10am in St. Brigid’s Church, Blanchardstown Village. Burial afterwards in Cahir, Co. Tipperary.

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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