Funeral Notices

Richard MOTHERSILL

The death has occurred of
Templeogue, Dublin

 

The death has occurred of Richard Mothersill. Formerly of Templeogue. 4th March 2016. Peacefully in the care of the staff at Broomfield Hospital, Chelmsford, England. Will be sadly missed by his loving family, sons Christopher, Fr. Joe O.Carm. and Bernard, his daughters Carmel, Kathleen and Frances, grandchildren, in-laws, relatives and friends.

May he Rest in Peace

 

Burial to Mellifont Abbey, Collon, Co. Louth after Requiem Mass in Terenure College Chapel this coming Saturday at 11am. Donations, if desired, in lieu of flowers. All further enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue, 01 4907601.

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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