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Harry Ferguson: ‘The man who toils for mere wealth in gold is as bad as the idler because he toils for his own happiness alone. To work for the greatest happiness of the greatest number is the ideal, and when the world realises the happiness that lies there, we will care less about the next world and be happier in this’. Photograph: Fred Ramage/Keystone Features/Getty Images)

A bit like Orson Welles, author of the original quip, the inventor Harry Ferguson could be said to have started at the top and worked his way down. Du(...)

Barbara Fowley, Mary Cunniffe and Susan Maguire of Massey Bros in Dublin. Photograph: Nick Bradshaw

“We look like the Addams Family,” laughs Susan Maguire, casting her hand towards a family portrait hanging above the desk in her office. The building(...)

Snow scene in Fairview Park, Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Even in the most extreme weather events the business of death continues as undertakers, priests and gravediggers assist mourners and the dead. “I am (...)

Peter Maguire, business manager at Massey Bros Funeral Directors

You may not wish to stop for death, but as Emily Dickinson once so eloquently put it, it will kindly stop for you. Yes, our demise is one of the fe(...)

Motorbike fanatics are now able to get the ultimate send-off thanks to Massey Bros funeral directors, who have   purchased Ireland’s first Harley-Davidson hearse in response to growing demand.  Picture  shows John Gibson of Massey Bros on a customised Harley-Davidson Electra Glide hearse, with Massey Bros business manager Peter Maguire in front. The  hearse will make its debut at the Irish Motorbike & Scooter Show  this weekend at the RDS. Photograph: Brenda Fitzsimons/The Irish Times

Die-hard bikers have been promised an easy ride to their final resting place after a family of Dublin undertakers bought the first Harley hearse to be(...)