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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


Ellen (Eily) Keating

Ellen (Eily) Keating, Luke Wadding Street & formerly of Lismore Park, Waterford City, who died on Saturday, 11th February, 2017. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, on Monday at 6:15pm to The Holy Family Church. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 11:00am. Funeral afterwards to St. Otteran's Cemetery.

Alice Phelan nee Crowley

Mrs. Alice Phelan nee Crowley, Ozanam Street, Waterford, and formerly of Glenview, Stradbally, who died on Saturday, 11th January, 2017. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street, Waterford, on Monday at 4.30pm to The Church of the Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Stradbally. Requiem Mass on Tuesday at 10.30am, followed by burial in the adjoining cemetery.

Tom Douglas

Tom Douglas, Ozanam Street, Waterford City, who died on Monday, 13th February, 2017. Removal from Thompson's Funeral Home, Barrack Street on Wednesday at 6.15pm to Ballybricken Church. Requiem Mass on Thursday at 10.00am followed by burial in St. Mary's Cemetery, Ballygunner. Family flowers only please, donations in lieu to Waterford Hospice Home Care Team, c/o University Hospital, Waterford.

Patrick (Paddy) Kiely

Patrick (Paddy) Kiely, Ferndale, Ballytruckle, Waterford, who died on Wednesday, February 15th, 2017. Requiem Mass on Friday at 11.00oc in the Sacred Heart Church, The Folly, Waterford. Burial afterwards 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