Funeral Notices

Annette GALLAGHER (née Hannigan)

The death has occurred of Annette GALLAGHER (née Hannigan)
Carrickmines, Dublin

December 21, 2014

Peacefully, at St. Luke’s Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Bernard and much loved mother to Conan, Natasha and Selina; sadly missed by her son, daughters, brothers, sisters, sons-in-law, daughter-in-law, grandchildren, relatives and friends.

May she rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village, on Tuesday morning between 9am and 10.15am. Removal thereafter to Our Lady of the Wayside Church Kilternan for 11am Requiem Mass, followed by cremation immediately afterwards in Mount Jerome Crematorium, Harold’s Cross. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to St. Luke’s Hospital Rathgar.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 01 4907601

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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