Funeral Notices

John (Sean) RYAN

The death has occurred of John (Sean) RYAN
Moeran Road, Walkinstown, Dublin 12, Dublin

January 14, 2015

Peacefully in the wonderful care of the doctors and nurses of St. Kevin’s Ward at St.James’ Hospital; beloved husband of the late Teresa and the recently deceased Alice and much loved father to Gerard, Paul and Raymond ; Sadly missed by his sons, his daughters-in-law Jean and Maria, and his grandchildren Mary, Ciara and Aisling, great-grandchildren Jamie and Abbie, relatives and friends.

May he Rest In Peace

Reposing at Massey Bros. ‘The Haven’, 177 Crumlin Road tomorrow, Thursday, from 4pm to 6pm. Requiem Mass on Friday, at 11.30am in St. Agnes’ Church, Crumlin Village followed by burial immediately afterwards to Mount Jerome Cemetery. Family flowers only. Donations in lieu, if desired, to Our Lady’s Hospice Harold’s Cross.

All enquiries to Massey Bros. Tel: (01) 454 1666.

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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