Funeral Notices

Brigid (Breda) FAGAN (née Hughes)

The death has occurred of Brigid (Breda) FAGAN (née Hughes)
Shanowen Park, Santry, Dublin

19th September 2016.

Peacefully in the Bon Secours Hospital. Brigid (Breda) beloved wife to the late Austin. She will be very sadly missed by her loving family Mary, Tony, John, Joe and Tina, son-in-law, daughters-in-law, grandchildren, great grandson, sister Madge, brothers Herbie and Willie, nieces, nephews extended relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing in Massey Brothers Funeral home, Main Street, Finglas. Removal Wednesday to Our Lady of Victories Church, Ballymun arriving at 5.30pm. Requiem Mass Thursday at 10am followed by Cremation in Glasnevin Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired, to St. Vincent de Paul. Breda’s ashes will be interred following a memorial Mass in Ballindine, Co. Mayo at a later date.

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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