Funeral Notices

Donal BROWNE

The death has occurred of Donal BROWNE
Templeogue, Dublin 6W, Dublin / Baltimore, Cork

 

BROWNE, Donal — January 17, 2016, (Templeogue, D6W, late of Baltimore, West Cork), in his 90th year, (peacefully), at home, in the tender care of his wife Patricia; deeply loved by his family Patricia, Angela, Reg, Daniel, Denis, Theresa, sister Mary McCarthy, Sr. Angela, his seven grandchildren, extended family, relatives and a wide circle of dear friends.

May he Rest in Peace

 

Removal to St. Pius X Church, College Drive, Templeogue on Saturday, January 23, arriving for 11am Requiem Mass followed by cremation at Mount Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donation, if desired, to RNLI (box available 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