Funeral Notices

Patrick (Pat) SMYTH

The death has occurred of Patrick (Pat) SMYTH
Blackrock, Dublin / Cavan

10th January, 2018

(peacefully) in the care of the staff of St. Vincent’s Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Joanne and devoted father to Barry. Sadly missed by his loving son, daughter-in law Roseanne, grandchildren Leah and Seán, brother-in-law, extended family, neighbours and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros., Funerals, 5 Newtown Park, Off Newtownpark Avenue, tomorrow, Friday, from 5 o’c to 7 o’c. Funeral arriving to the Guardian Angel’s Church, Newtownpark Avenue on Saturday at 9.50 o’c for 10 o’c Requiem Mass. Burial thereafter to Shanganagh Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations, if desired to the Irish Heart Foundation. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Blackrock on 01-2804454.

Massey Bros. Blackrock

5 Newtown Park, Blackrock, Co. Dublin, A94 X308

Massey Bros. Blackrock

5 Newtown Park, Blackrock,
Co. Dublin, A94 X308

Tel: 01 280 4454
Out of hours tel (24/7): 01 453 3333


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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.


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