Death Notices

One task that you may not have considered is a Death Notice. Of course, you will have already contacted close friends and relatives to relay the sad news of your loved one dying, but making a list of everyone who should know, is a virtually impossible task. A death notice is a more formal communication and also serves as a tribute to the deceased.

Preparing the Death Notice

Our staff are experienced in writing tributes for those who have passed away. final approval will always rest with you and your family. Alternatively, if you have already prepared a Death Notice of your own, we will be happy to take care of publishing it.

Publishing the Death Notice

Online is often the first place mourners choose to post their loved one’s Death Notice. is Ireland’s largest online search directory for Death Announcements, and we can liaise directly with the website on your behalf to post death notices if required.

Local Radio

Local radio is also a commonly used medium for the announcement of a death and the funeral arrangements, too. It is widely accessible, and we can contact local stations such as Cork 96fm, C103 and Midwest Radio on your behalf.

National Press

That said, many families still choose to place a press announcement too, in publications such as The Irish Times, The Irish Independent, The Irish Examiner or The Evening Echo, and our team is well versed in liaising with all those publications and many more on your behalf.

A complete Service

However and wherever you decide to publish your loved one’s Death Notice, we are here to help and advise every step of the way. Here at O’Connell Funeral Directors, it’s another part of the wide variety of services we pride ourselves on delivering with compassion and professionalism.