MMRA 2019 Membership – Thank You for your Support

Thank you to all those who have renewed their MMRA membership this year and a warm welcome to all the new residents who joined in 2019.  We very much appreciate your support with the increased subscription rate.  The response has been very positive to-date.

Thank you also for your feedback.  While we can’t address every concern, we will to do our best.  Matters arising from the subscription collector are being followed up.

  • Tree replacements: the Environment Committee to take up with the DLRCC Parks Section. Residents need to water new saplings.
  • Traffic density, calming, increased road parking by non-residents – will be taken up by DLRCC.

We welcome your suggestions.  Volunteers are needed.  If you you would like to get involved please contact us at

Kind regards

Kate Canning, President MMRA

Security Alert: Mugging on Trees Road & Break-ins Monday Dec 2nd

There was a mugging on Trees Road (postbox at the top of Trees Road retail outlets) late on Monday evening December 2nd. There were also attempted break-ins on Redessdale Road and a burglary in Cherrygarth on the same evening. Please contact Blackrock Garda on 01 662 5200 if you see anything suspicious.

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Cleaning of Shores: The Rise & Greygates (CRM 170962)

Following the recent heavy rains it was observed that there was extensive flooding from The Rise & Greygates resulting in flooding at the pedestrian lights onto the N11. The MMRA requested that DLR County Council clear out the drains on these roads, this was promptly done. Thanks DLR.

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What A Beautiful Place to Live

Check out the gorgeous photos of Mount Merrion on our website slider above taken by transition year student Emmett Quinn as part of a TY project with the MMRA.

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Mount Merrion is a suburban estate in South County Dublin developed on lands once the seat of the Viscounts Fitwilliam. Centred around the Deerpark, a public park first landscaped by the 5th Viscount, and the remains of the house he built there in 1711, Mount Merrion today is generally considered to be bounded to the North by The UCD campus at Belfield, to the East by the N11 and Booterstown and Blackrock, to the South by Stillorgan and Kilmacud, and to the West by Goatstown and Clonskeagh.  *Lower Kilmacud Road residents on the right-hand-side from Stillorgan Shoping Centre, odd numbers 101 to 167, including 111a, are within Mount Merrion demense.  The Mount Merrion Residents Association, founded in 1935, is the oldest residents’ association in continuous existence in Ireland. It represents the following roads:
  • Callary Road
  • Cedarmount Road
  • Cherry Garth
  • Chestnut Road
  • Clonmore Road
  • The Close
  • Cypress Road
  • Deerpark Road
  • Fosters Avenue
  • The Fosters
  • Glenabbey Road
  • Greenfield Road
  • Greygates
  • Iris Grove
  • Lower Kilmacud Road (partial)
  • Mather Road North
  • Mather Road South
  • Mount Anville Road
  • North Avenue
  • Owenstown Park
  • Redesdale Crescent
  • Redesdale Road
  • The Rise
  • Roebuck Ave
  • St Thomas Road
  • St Thomas Mead
  • South Avenue
  • Sycamore Road
  • Sycamore Cresent
  • Sycamore Avenue
  • Thornhill Road
  • Trees Avenue
  • Trees Road Lower
  • Trees Road Upper
  • Wilson Crescent
  • Wilson Road
At its peak, Mount Merrion rises to 82m (269ft) above sea level.