Funeral Notices

Brenda WOODS

The death has occurred of Brenda WOODS
Dublin 14, Dublin

September 1, 2014

WOODS (Dublin) September 1, 2014

Peacefully in St. Vincent’s Private Hospital after a long illness bravely borne. Brenda, late of Holywell, Upper Kilmacud Road, Dublin 14 and Our Lady’s Children’s Hospital. Beloved daughter of Laura and the late Dermot. She will be very sadly missed by her loving family, mother, sister Concepta, brothers Donncha, Dermot, John and Conor, nephews Kilian, Julian, John, Mathew and Hugo, nieces Ciara, Ellen and Orlaith, brother-in-law Tony, sisters-in-law Karin, Maeve, Liz and Aoibhinn, relatives and friends.

May She Rest in Peace

Reposing at her mother’s home, Cypress Grove Road, tomorrow, Wednesday, from 6pm to 8pm. Funeral on Thursday to the Church of St. Pius X, College Drive, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass, followed by burial in Mount Jerome Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros, Templeogue Village. Ph 4907601.

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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