Funeral Notices

Michael MURPHY

The death has occurred of Michael MURPHY
Benmadigan Rd., Drimnagh, Dublin 12, Dublin / Dublin 8, Dublin

December 2, 1014

Peacefully at St. James’ Hospital. Beloved husband of Margaret and much loved father to Thomas, Margaret, Michael, Bernard, Colette, and Brian; very sadly missed by his loving wife, sons, daughters, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home ‘The Haven’ 177 Crumlin Road tomorrow, Thursday, with Removal later that evening to Our Lady of Good Counsel Church, Mourne Road arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral Mass on Friday morning at 11.30am followed by cremation immediately afterwards in Newlands Cross Crematorium.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. ‘The Haven’ (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