"'who will flock to 4 Griffith Way for the wake'"

The Irish wake is a custom whereby the deceased is generally taken home and the body displayed in an open coffin in the 'good' room of the house. Neighbours, friends and family visit the house over a twenty four hour period to view the body, pray and cry with the bereaved and partake of refreshments - either tea and sandwiches or whiskey and- once - cigarettes. In many parts of the country it's the menfolk immediately related to the deceased who sit up overnight with the corpse, telling yarns and celebrating his/her life.