Funeral Notices

Michael CAULFIELD

The death has occurred of Michael CAULFIELD
Knocklyon, Dublin / Monaghan

Caulfield, Michael (Knocklyon, Dublin, formerly Larragh, Co. Monagahan) 13th May, suddenly at his home. Predeceased by his wife Kay. Loving and much loved father to Michael and Susanna. Sadly missed by his sister Maura, nieces Fiona and Angela, cousins, in-laws and friends.

 

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, Tuesday (17th May) 3pm-5pm with removal to St. Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon, for 5.45pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday (18th May) at 11.30am, followed by burial in Mount Venus 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