Funeral Notices

John Gerard LYNCH

The death has occurred of John Gerard LYNCH
Terenure, Dublin / Ennis, Clare

LYNCH, John Gerard, 11th February 2018, Terenure, D6W, formerly of California and Bindon St., Ennis, Co. Clare. Peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff of St. James’s Hospital. Son of the late John and Kathleen Lynch, pre-deceased by his brothers Jim and Owen and sister Joan. Forever loved and sadly missed by his sister Mary, sisters-in-law Sheila and Marguerite, nieces, nephews, grand-nieces, grand-nephews, extended family, relatives and friends.

May He Rest in Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Wednesday evening from 4.00pm to 6.00pm. Removal on Thursday morning to Terenure College Chapel arriving for 11am Requiem Mass followed by cremation in Mt. Jerome Crematorium. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation. All further enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue Village, Ph: 014907601.

Massey Bros. Templeogue

Templeogue Village, Dublin 6W, D6W AC82

Massey Bros. Templeogue

Templeogue Village,
Dublin 6W, D6W AC82

Tel: 01 490 7601
International Phone: 01 490 7601
Out of hours tel (24/7): 01 453 3333

E: mary@masseybros.com

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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