Funeral Notices

Francis FORAN

The death has occurred of Francis FORAN
Firhouse, Dublin

Francis Foran, Firhouse, Dublin 24. Passed peacefully in the early hours of Saturday 26th August, following a brief illness at The Beacon Hospital, surrounded by his loving wife and best friend, Liz, daughter Fiona, son Emmet, grandson Reece, Sister Barbara, daughter-in-law Natalie and son-in-law Tiernan.


Reposing at his home from 4-7pm on Sunday 27th August. Funeral Mass on Monday morning 28th August at 10am in Our Lady Of Mount Carmel Church, Firhouse, followed by cremation at Mount Jerome, Harold’s Cross, from 12 noon. Family flowers only. Donations if desired to The Irish Cancer Society. Grateful appreciation to the doctors and nursing staff of The Beacon Hospital.

May he rest in peace.

All further enquiries to Massey Bros. Templeogue, 01 4907601.

Update on ease of Government restrictions on funeral services, as of Monday 10th May.

Unfortunately, it is still not possible to have a large funeral as we still navigate the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. We understand how difficult this is for you the families we serve but the safety of everyone is our priority. We must play our part in the strict adherence to these instructions.

Only immediate family and close friends should attend the funeral.

No more than 50 people are permitted to attend the funeral service or be present at the graveside. Numbers allowed in Crematoria vary, your Funeral Arranger will be able to advise on exact numbers.

The numbers who may attend gatherings in our funeral homes is limited at this time. Again, your Funeral Arranger can advise you on the numbers as it depends on the size of the funeral home.

Face masks must be worn when entering our funeral homes. It is also recommended that they are worn in churches and crematoriums. When visiting our funeral homes for your safety, we ask that you provide your contact details for the benefit of track and trace.

Those in attendance will also need to follow social distancing guidelines. This means all funeral attendees must keep a distance of 2 metres apart.

Physical interactions including shaking hands and hugging must be avoided.

Those who are self-isolating or need to restrict their movements can not attend funerals.

Many of our churches have implemented streaming services so that family and friends can view the service from home. Please ask your Funeral arranger for details.

We encourage the wider family and friends of loved ones who have passed, to leave a message of condolence on our website www.masseybros/funeral-notices/

It is essential for the safety of everyone that we act wisely and adhere to these clear instructions from our Government.

From us all at Massey Bros we would like to sincerely thank you for your co-operation during these difficult times. #Staysafe