Funeral Notices

Sean FANNIN

The death has occurred of Sean FANNIN
Abbotstown Avenue, Finglas West, Dublin

21st February 2017.

Peacefully in St. Francis Hospice surrounded by his loving family. Sean will be very sadly missed by his loving family Rebecca, James, Jonathan and Caroline, grandchildren Alannah, Tiernán, Cían, daughter-in-law Faye, brothers Patsy, Eamonn and Fran, sisters Phyllis and Anna, sisters-in-law Maureen and Peggy, nieces, nephews, extended relatives and a very large circle of friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at his residence tomorrow Thursday from 4.00o’c till 7.00o’c. Removal to the Church of the Annunciation, Finglas West on Friday arriving at 11.45 o’c for 12.00o’c Mass followed by burial in Dardistown Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to St. Francis Hospice. Donation box at Church.

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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