Funeral Notices

Eleanor BREEN (née Lynch)

The death has occurred of Eleanor BREEN (née Lynch)
Dublin

BREEN (née Lynch) – January 27, 2016, Eleanor, Orwell Woods and Templeville Rd., D6W. Peacefully at Tallaght Hospital. Beloved wife of the late Jack, devoted mother of Susan, John, David, Ciarán and Ger. She will be sadly missed by her children, sister Betty, grandchildren, extended family and friends.

May She Rest In Peace.

Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Templeogue Village from 3pm on Tuesday with removal to St. Pius X Church arriving at 5.30pm. Funeral on Wednesday after 11am Requiem Mass to Glasnevin Cemetery. Family flowers only please, donations if desired to Huntingtons Disease Association of Ireland. All enquiries to Massey Bros., Templeogue Ph: 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