Funeral Notices

John McNamara

John McNamara

Late of Knocklyon, Dublin and Mountshannon, Labasheeda Co. Clare

Peacefully at St James’ Hospital Dublin on 22nd February 2017

Loving father of Kevin, Sarah and Hazel. Deeply regretted by Lynn and his beloved family, his brothers P.J and Michael, sisters Mary, Nora and Teresa, brother in law, sister in law, nieces, nephews, relatives and friends.

Rest In Peace

Reposing Friday (24th February) from 9.30-11.30am in Massey Bros Templeogue, Dublin.

Reposing at St Kieran’s Church Labasheeda on Friday (24th February) from 7pm with Funeral prayers at 8pm. Funeral mass on Saturday at 12 noon with burial afterwards in Killofin Cemetery.

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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