Funeral Notices


The death has occurred of John LAMBERT
Donabate, Dublin / Donnybrook, Dublin

27th October 2015.

Peacefully in the loving care of the staff of Beaumont Hospital. John, sadly missed by his loving family, Ita, daughters Marianne, Sinead and Aoife, son-in-law Paddy, relatives and friends.
May he rest in peace

Reposing at Our Lady’s Hospice, Harold’s Cross tomorrow, Thursday, from 4pm. Funeral on Friday from Our Lady’s Hospice to the Church of the Sacred Heart, Donnybrook arriving at 10.50am for 11am Requiem Mass, followed by cremation in Mount Jerome Crematorium. All enquires to Massey Bros. 01-4533333.

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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.


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