Funeral Notices

Johanna (Joanie) MCCABE (née Walsh)

The death has occurred of Johanna (Joanie) MCCABE (née Walsh)
Clondalkin, Dublin / Wexford Town, Wexford

McCabe (nee Walsh), Johanna (Joanie) Clondalkin and formerly Distillery Road, Wexford, 16th November 2016, peacefully in the wonderful care of the staff at Peamount Nursing Home. Beloved wife of the late John and much loved mother of Colin, will be sadly missed by her loving son, daughter-in-law Michelle, grandson Elim, granddaughter Ciara, sisters-in-law Helen and Breda, relatives and friends.


May she rest in peace.


Reposing at Massey Bros. Funeral Home, Clondalkin Village today between 5.30pm and 6.30pm with prayers at 6pm. Funeral Mass at 11.30am tomorrow, Friday, in the Church of the Immaculate Conception, Clondalkin followed by burial in St. Ibar’s Cemetery, Crosstown, Wexford. All enquiries to Massey Bros. on 4574455.


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