Happy Retirement Brendan

After more than a dozen years Brendan Duff, Postman for the Northern half of the Demesne, is retiring at the end of November. So, if you get a chance please do say SLÁN to Brendan, we will miss him.

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Memorabilia Evening – December 7th 8pm

The Mount Merrion Historical Society will be hosting a Memorabilia Evening as their next talk on Thursday December 7th at 8pm.   Come along to hear more about the fascinating items and enjoy a festive mince pie and beverage.  For more details see event-171207_mmhs_memorabilia.  All welcome.... read more

Incident at Mount Merrion Community Centre Car Park

Please be take care and stay alert when out and about.  There was an incident on Friday evening November 10th in the Mount Merrion Community car park as reported in the newspapers.  Gardaí in Blackrock are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses.  The phone number for Blackrock Garda is: 01 666 5200. https://www.independent.ie/irish-news/news/elderly-woman-83-mugged-in-south-dublin-had-just-3-in-her-bag-36318906.html  ... read more

Lock Up & Light Up this Winter

Crime prevention tips – use your alarm when the house is vacant and when home at night. Giving your home the sense of life when empty acts as an excellent deterrent.

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Union Cafe Planning Meeting Tonight 8pm

There will be a Planning Meeting tonight 9th November 2017 in the Community Centre at 8pm concerning the Union Cafe.  Please note there is a big meeting in the church at the same time so there may be difficulty in parking. read more

Several burglaries in recent days in Mount Merrion

In the past week there has been a spate of burglaries and break ins in the Mount Merrion area. The Gardaí in Blackrock have warned residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity and have asked householders to be especially vigilant in the run up to Christmas as there is always an increase in this type of crime.

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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.

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
  • 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.