Funeral Notices

Thomas NOLAN

The death has occurred of Thomas NOLAN
Sandymount, Dublin

Nolan, Thomas (Sandymount), January 20th, 2016 (peacefully) under the kind care of the team in Raheny House Nursing Home. Predeceased by his beloved wife of 56 years Mary and deeply loved father of Stephen, Bryan & Philip. Deeply regretted by his loving family, daughters-in-law, Aleece, Sarah and Mary, his 7 grandchildren, sisters Peggy and Evelyn, relatives and friends.

 

Rest in Peace

 

Reposing at Raheny House Nursing Home, Howth Road, on Friday evening from 5pm to 7pm. Removal on Saturday morning to the Church of the Star of The Sea, Sandymount, arriving at 9.50am for 10am Requiem Mass. Funeral thereafter to Deans Grange Cemetery.

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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