Funeral Notices

Margaret GAYNAHAM

The death has occurred of Margaret GAYNAHAM
Drimnagh, Dublin
10th February 2014, peacefully, in her 101st year in the wonderful care of the staff at TLC Nursing Home, City West. Beloved wife of the late James (Jim) and loving sister of Annie. She will be sadly missed by her sister, her nephews Patrick, David, and Edward and her niece Bernadette, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing tomorrow, Tuesday, from 4pm at TLC Nursing Home, City West. Removal on Wednesday to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road, for 10am Requiem Mass followed by burial immediately afterwards in Palmerstown Cemetery. Flowers welcome.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Funeral Home ‘The Haven’ 177 Crumlin Road, Tel: (01) 454 1666.

Date Published: Monday 10th February 2014

Date of Death: Monday 10th February 2014

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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