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Watch Back – The Massey Bros Memorial Ceremony 2020

In lieu of our annual ceremony in John’s Lane Church, Massey Bros. held a special online Christmas evening of music, remembrance and prayer on Sunday 29th November 2020.

You can watch the recording back below.

Many thanks to all who attended virtually and to the wonderful singers and musicians for making this a special evening.

This time of year can be especially difficult for many families and our thoughts are with you.

“Perhaps they are not stars in the sky but rather openings where our loved ones shine down to let us know they are happy”

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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