The death has occurred of Kevin DOHERTY

DOHERTY, Kevin, 1938 -2017, after struggling with illness he passed gently away in the early hours of Thursday 16th November, 2017. Beloved husband, father and grandfather. He will be sadly missed by his wife Marie, children Sinead and Gordon, grandchildren Sarah, Emma, Jack, Ailsing, Orlaith and Oisin, daughter-in-law Claire, sisters, Ann and Evelyn, extended family, relatives and friends.


May he Rest in Peace.


Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village tomorrow, Friday afternoon, from 5 o’c to 7o’c. Removal on Saturday morning to St. Colmcille’s Church, Knocklyon arriving for 10 o’c Requiem Mass, funeral thereafter to Mt. Jerome Cemetery. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue Village Ph: 01 4907601.

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