Funeral Notices

Margaret (Peggy) WHITEHEAD (née Tighe)

The death has occurred of Margaret (Peggy) WHITEHEAD (née Tighe)
Knocklyon, Dublin 16 and formerly of Limekiln Road, Dublin 12

March 16, 2015

Peacefully, after a long illness surrounded by her loving family, in the wonderful care of the staff at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, predeceased by her son Martin, beloved wife of the late Harry; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, her daughter Susan, sons Derek and Aidan, daughters-in-law Breda, Geraldine and Barbara, Susan’s partner Harry, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, her sisters Phyllis and Joan, brothers-in-law Liam and Davey, extended family, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross tomorrow, Tuesday afternoon. Removal from the hospice on Wednesday morning to St. Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Kilmashogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross.

All enquires to Massey Bros., Templeogue, Ph: 01 490 7601.

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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