Funeral Notices

Rita SMYTH

The death has occurred of Rita SMYTH
late of St. Eithne Road, Cabra and Ballet Glasnevin Industrial Estate

October 22, 2014

Peacefully surrounded by her loving family in Tara Winthrop Nursing Home, Swords, beloved daughter of the late Michael and Margaret and sister of Ann, Anthony and Francis; she will be sadly missed by her loving family, brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, nephews, extended family, friends and neighbours.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 88A New Cabra Road, Cabra, on Saturday the 25th October and Monday 27th October from 12 noon to 2pm. Removal on Tuesday morning from Funeral Home to Christ the King Church, Cabra, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass. Burial afterwards in Glasnevin Cemetery.

All enquiries to Massey Bros on 01 8389774

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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