Funeral Notices

Helen KIERNAN (née Dingle)

The death has occurred of Helen KIERNAN (née Dingle)
Benbulbin Ave., and formerly of Crumlin Road, Dublin 12.

13th November 2014.

Peacefully after a brave illness bravely borne surrounded by her loving family at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross. Beloved wife of the late Christopher and loving mother to Bernadette, Theresa, Anna, Helen, Christine and Christopher and dear mother to the late Mary; sadly missed by her son, daughters, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, extended family, neighbours and friends.

 May she rest in peace

 Reposing at her residence tomorrow, Friday, from 4pm to 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road for 11.30am Funeral Mass followed by burial immediately afterwards to Palmerstown Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. ‘The Haven’ 177 Crumlin Road Tel: (01) 454 1666.

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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