Funeral Notices

Michael (Mick) DOOLEY

The death has occurred of Michael (Mick) DOOLEY
Templeogue, Dublin 16, Dublin / Drumcondra, Dublin

Feb. 12, 2014

Templeogue, Dublin 16 and formerly of Drumcondra (peacefully), in the tender care of the staff of Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross, Michael (Mick) (former member of Castlerea Golf Club), beloved husband of Sheelah and much loved dad of Sheila, John and Paula (Coughlan); he will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife, son and daughters, daughter-in-law Lynn, son-in-law Colm, loving grandchildren Niamh, Seán and Matthiú, brothers Noel, Rev. Fr. Des Dooley and Brian, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross tomorrow, Friday. Removal on Saturday morning to the Church of the Holy Spirit, Ballyroan arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Kilmashogue Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Alzheimer’s Society of Ireland. House private.

All enquiries to Massey Brothers, Templeogue 4907601.

Date Published: Thursday 13th February 2014

Date of Death: Wednesday 12th 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