Funeral Notices

Ann (Hannah) O’BRIEN (née O’Sullivan)

The death has occurred of Ann (Hannah) O’BRIEN (née O’Sullivan)
Clondalkin, Dublin / Newmarket, Cork

O’Brien – nee O’Sullivan, Ann (Hannah), Clondalkin and formerly, Newmarket, Co. Cork, Feb 1st 2017 Peacefully at home with her loving family. Beloved wife of the late James (Jimmy) and much loved mother of Paddy, Maria, Conor and the late Anne. Will be sadly missed by her loving family, daughters-in-law Marie and Dara, grandchildren Ciaragh, James and Kate, great-grandchildren Aisling, Tadhg and Áine, nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.

 

Reposing at her home on Friday from 3pm with removal to the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clondalkin, to arrive at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Saturday at 10am, followed by cremation at Glasnevin Crematorium. All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 01 4574455.

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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