Funeral Notices

Christopher (Christy) DALTON

The death has occurred of Christopher (Christy) DALTON
Kingswood Heights, Dublin 24, Dublin / Drimnagh, Dublin

December 24, 2014

Suddenly, after a long illness, predeceased by his sisters Annie and Phyllis, beloved husband and best friend of Rita, much loved Dad of Darren, Aidan and Gary; he will be sadly missed by his loving family, his wife, sons, daughter-in-law Deirdre, his adored grandchildren Evan and Carla, brothers Tony and Michael, extended family, relatives and friends.

May he rest in peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, The Haven, 177 Crumlin Road tomorrow, Tuesday, from 3pm to 5pm. Removal from The Haven on Wednesday morning to St. Killian’s Church, Kingswood Heights arriving for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral immediately afterwards to Newlands Cross Cemetery. Family flowers only please. Donations, if desired, to the Irish Heart Foundation and the Marie Keating Foundation.

All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue, 01 490 7601.

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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