Funeral Notices

Brendan (Paddy) MCGRATH

The death has occurred of Brendan (Paddy) MCGRATH
Reginald Square, Dublin

Jan. 27, 2018,

Brendan (Paddy) (peacefully), surrounded by his loving family at St. James’ Hospital, beloved husband of the late Clare, late of Reginald Square; very sadly missed by his loving daughters Karen and Valerie, sons Patrick, Stephan and Joseph, sons-in-law, daughters-in-law, brother, sister, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, nephews, nieces, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, 109 The Coombe tomorrow (Tuesday) from 2 o’c. to 5 o’c. Funeral Mass on (Wednesday) for 10 o’c. Mass in St. Catherine’s Church, Meath Street followed by cremation in the Victorian Chapel, Mount Jerome. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to Harold’s Cross Hospice. All enquiries to Massey Bros. 01 4533333.

Massey Bros. The Coombe

109 The Coombe,
Dublin 8, D08 AK10

Massey Bros. The Coombe

109 The Coombe,
Dublin 8, D08 AK10

Tel: 01 453 3333
International Phone: 01 453 3333
Out of hours tel (24/7): 01 453 3333


Our Services
  • Civil Funerals
  • Chapels of Rest
  • Parking
  • WiFi
  • Late night opening
  • Flowers
  • Memorials
Massey Bros. are approved members of major Funeral Directors Associations and Directories.

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