Funeral Notices

Francis GROGAN

The death has occurred of Francis GROGAN
Cabra West, Dublin

8th December 2015.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff in Seanchara Nursing Home. Late of Cabra West and B&I. Loving husband of Olive, father of Paul, Linda and Des. Grandfather of Ciaran and Niall. Deeply regretted by his loving wife, children, sister Brigid and Brother Michael, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, Partner, brother-in-law James, sister-in-law Kathleen, grandchildren, nieces and nephews, extended family and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road tomorrow, Thursday, from 2pm. Removal this Thursday evening from funeral home to the Most Precious Blood Church, Cabra West arriving for 5pm Service. Funeral on Friday, after 10am Funeral Mass to Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Association of Ireland.

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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