Funeral Notices

Bridget (Brig) WHELAN (née O’Neill)

The death has occurred of Bridget (Brig) WHELAN (née O’Neill)
Harold’s Cross, Dublin 6W

May 5, 2016

Peacefully, after a long illness, Bridget (Brig) (late of Harold’s Cross), beloved wife of the late Joe and loving mother to Susan and Janice; sadly missed by her loving family, sons-in-law Brendan and Gerry, her beloved grandchildren and great-grandchildren, her sister, nieces, nephews, all her relatives and dear friends and neighbours.

May she rest in peace

Reposing on Saturday at the Massey Bros. Funeral Home, The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road. Funeral Mass on Monday in Church of the Holy Rosary, Harold’s Cross at 10am followed by burial to Mount Jerome Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros., 01 454 1666.

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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