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One of Ireland’s oldest businesses. Serving families with compassion, dignity and professionalism since 1786

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Serving families with compassion, dignity and respect for over 230 years
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Why choose R. Thompson?

Here at R. Thompson, we dedicate ourselves to providing all the support and guidance families will need during the most difficult of times.



In keeping with your wishes and with the utmost sensitivity, we’ll arrange every aspect of the funeral including celebrant, venue, music, flowers and all transport.



We will deal with all the logistics and paperwork needed leaving the space you to focus on celebrating the life of your loved one.



We’re there for you through the process and provide all the important information you’ll need, leaving you free to care for your family.



Call +353 (0)51 874 159 (24hrs) to speak to one of our compassionate team who will guide you through the first steps and make the important arrangements for you.

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With our network of trusted travel partners, we can arrange repatriation for your loved one.

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If you need immediate help, support or advice, please don’t hesitate to call us on +353 (0)51 874 159

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We’ll take care of the arrangements allowing you to focus on your family.

We offer 24 hour support for the recently bereaved. If you need immediate help, support or advice, please don’t hesitate to call us on +353 (0)51 874 159

    Thank you, Michael and his team was very, very nice and understanding. He worked with us, with everything we needed or questioned. He made this time of sorrow go smooth.

    Trish and Mary W

    Michael, John, Martena, Jim, Noel and John Flynn.  Thank you for all of the advice and direction you were able to give my family and myself when organizing all the funeral arrangements. From start to finish we did not have to worry about anything, you covered everything and done all with the most professional manner


    Words cannot express how I feel about Thompsons Funeral Home, First class, expertise, compassion and the ability to make you feel at ease at a terrible and tragic time in our life.  Michael and Martina could not have done enough, any time of the day or night. From talking to the repatriation company and getting

    A Parent

    On behalf of my entire family, we would like to extend our thanks and gratitude for arranging for our father’s final journey home. You consistently insured that all details were addressed and solved every challenge that arose. At a time of great stress, you relieved us of those heavy burdens. We cannot thank you Michael

    Walsh Family, Waterford

    We would like to thank all the staff of Thompsons Funeral Home for their professionalism, kindness and help you provided to the family.

    Rita & Family

    Thank you Thompsons Funeral Directors for their sensitive  and professional handing of all our arrangements. It was very much appreciated.

    Warren & Family

    Michael, I would like to thank you and your team for your care, compassion and respect that you have shown us during our recent bereavement .  We appreciate all you have done for us.

    Margaret B and family

    To:  Thompsons Funeral Directors, we thank you for your professionalism.

    Seamus and his family

    we would like to thank Thompsons Funeral Directors for their guidance, support and professionalism.

    Joanne and family

    We would like to thank the team at John Thompson Funeral Directors for their professionalism.

    Paddy and children

    To John Thompson Undertakers, thank you for your organisation and professionalism, greatly appreciated.


    Thanks to John & Michael Thompson Funeral Directors, it is appreciated so much.