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Cork-Based Event Planners Launch End-Of-Life Event Planning Company

Published on Oct 26 2021 11:36 AM in General Industry tagged: Trending Posts / RHEA / Dara O'Shea / Louise O'Brien

Cork-Based Event Planners Launch End-Of-Life Event Planning Company

Cork-based event planners Dara O'Shea and Louise O'Brien have lauched a dedicated, end-of-life event planning company called RHEA to remove the workload of a funeral or memorial. As reported by The...

Cork-based event planners Dara O'Shea and Louise O'Brien have lauched a dedicated, end-of-life event planning company called RHEA to remove the workload of a funeral or memorial.

As reported by The Irish Examiner, RHEA was designed to complement the services offered by undertakers, and will arrange location, music, prayers, printing, flowers, reception and hospitality for end-of-life gatherings.

O'Shea Statements

O'Shea reportedly said, "The last 18 months have been hard for people who have suffered a bereavement. Many people have missed out on the connections and support that hosting a wake brings.

"Family and friends need the time to be able to grieve properly. Our goal is to offer extra support, allowing people not think about the arrangements, and to spend their time focusing on their family and friends."

O'Shea reportedly also said, "Our unique service was born out of personal experience of loss, and seeing firsthand the burden of work that falls on families during the most difficult days of a death. When loved ones should be able to focus on and support each other, most are exhausted by the weight of work and funeral responsibilities."

O'Brien Statement

O'Brien reportedly said, "We bring our considerable experience in event planning and a network of tried and trusted suppliers to bear on funeral experiences, fully understanding how important it is for people to honour a loved one with a dignified and beautiful 'send off'.

"We truly believe that through developing and delivering a special funeral occasion, meeting the wishes of the family and preferences of the deceased, we are helping our clients through this sad time, so they have special memories of saying goodbye and can better begin their process of grieving."

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