Funeral Notices

Philomena MEADE (née Kavanagh)

The death has occurred of Philomena MEADE (née Kavanagh)
Finglas South, Dublin

Meade (Nee Kavanagh) Finglas South, Dublin. 21st February 2017. Peacefully in St. Francis Hospice. Philomena, wife to the late Josie, she will be very sadly missed by her loving family Denise, Paul, Joseph, Gerard and Colm, grandchildren, brothers, daughter-in-law, son-in-law, sisters-in-law, nephews, nieces extended family, neighbours and friends.

May she rest in Peace

Reposing at her residence on Friday from 5.00o’c to 8.00o’c. Removal to St. Oliver Plunkett’s Church on Saturday arriving at 9.50o’c for 10.00o’c Mass followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Brothers 8361011.

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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