Funeral Notices

Liam (William) COFFEY

The death has occurred of Liam (William) COFFEY
Dolphin Road, Dublin 12, Dublin

27th October 2014

Peacefully at St. James’s Hospital. Husband of the late Christine and much loved father to Paul, Pauline, Deirdre, Brian and Liam ; sadly missed by his loving sons, daughters, daughters-in-law, sons-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, brothers Brian and Frank, sisters Anna, Trisha and Phyllis, and his sister-in-law Maura, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

 Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home ‘The Haven’ 177 Crumlin Road tomorrow, Wednesday, between 4pm and 7pm. Removal on Thursday to The Augustinian Church, John’s Lane arriving at 10.50am for 11am Funeral Mass followed by burial immediately afterwards in Palmerstown Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to The Morning Star Homeless Hostel, Morning Star Avenue, off North Brunswick St.

All enquiries please to Massey Bros. Ph:014541666

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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