Funeral Notices

Annette MCGRATH (née O’Grady)

The death has occurred of Annette MCGRATH (née O’Grady)
Inchicore, Dublin

September 3, 2014

Sadly missed by her sons, daughters, brothers, extended family and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 109 Emmet Rd on Tuesday (Sept. 9), from 2pm. Removal on Tuesday evening to St Michael’s Church, Emmet Rd, arriving at 5pm. Funeral Mass on Wednesday morning (Sept. 10) at 11am. Funeral thereafter to Mt Jerome Crematorium. No flowers please. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St James Hospital Foundation.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Emmet Rd. Tel: (01) 4532751.

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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