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About us



One of Ireland's Oldest Businesses
serving with professionalism, compassion and dignity for over 225 years

Thompsons are one of Ireland's most renowned and respected Funeral Directors who have been serving the needs of Waterford City and County for over 225 years. We are founder members of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors and John Thompson is a past President of the Association.

We have a reputation for providing a professional, high quality service and many of our client families have been seeking our services for generations. We conduct our business in a sensitive, dignified and efficient manner, allowing peace of mind to bereaved families.

We conduct funerals for all religious denominations and provide a complete repatriation service. Always at the forefront of the Funeral Industry, in 2011 Thompson's became the first Funeral Directors in the World to launch a dedicated iPhone app and in 2013 became the first Funeral Director in Ireland, and one of the few in the World, to acheive the ISO9001:2008 Quality Management Standard.

Our Memberships


I.A.F.D.

Thompsons were Founder Members of the Irish Association of Funeral Directors and John Thompson is a Past-President of the Association.

N.A.F.D.

Thompsons are Members of the National Association of Funeral Directors, one of the World's largest Associations of professional Funeral Directors.

B.I.E.

Three of Thompson's personnel are fully qualified members of the British Institute of Embalmers.

ISO 9001

Thompsons are the only Funeral Directors in Ireland, and one of only a few in the World, to achieve the ISO 9001:2008 Quality Management Standard.

Current Funerals


Claus Cantwell

Mr. Claus Cantwell, Pond Villas, Tramore, and formerly of Cantwell's Music Shop, Michael Street, Waterford, and late of Mooncoin, who died on Wednesday 4th October, 2017. Reposing at Mooncoin Residential Care Centre on Thursday from 5.30pm with Prayers at 6.30pm followed by Removal to Mooncoin Church. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11am. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Kitty Devine

Mrs. Kitty Devine nee Flanagan, Castle Terrace, Waterford, and late of Convent Hill, who died on Sunday 1st October, 2017. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, on Tuesday at 6.15pm to Ballybricken Church. Requiem Mass on Wednesday at 10am in Ballybricken Church. Burial afterwards in the adjoining cemetery.

Patrick Noblett

Mr. Patrick Noblett, Galway, and formerly of Hennessy’s Road, Waterford, who died on Wednesday 27th September, 2017. Reposing at Thompson’s Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford, on Friday 29th September, 2017, from 8pm until 9pm with prayers at 8.30pm. Followed by private cremation.

Martin Carroll

Martin Carroll, Closegate, Waterford City, who died on Tuesday, 26th September, 2017. Reposing at Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford, on Thursday from 6.30oc until 7.30oc with prayers at 7.00oc. Requiem Mass on Friday at 10.00oc in St. John's Church followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ballygunner.

Contact Us


Main Office
Robert Thompson Funeral Directors
19 Barrack Street
Waterford City
Ireland
P: +353 (51) 874159
F: +353 (51) 841368
Also:
Springmount
Tramore
Co. Waterford
P: +353 (51) 381339
Email
info@thompsonfunerals.ie