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New Planning Application for Flanagan’s site & Union Café Site (D21A/0202)

Residents should consider the implications of this current application D21A/0202 on the existing traffic and parking constraints local to Deerpark Road/ Wilson Road/ North Avenue/ Church of St Therese carpark and Mount Merrion residents generally. See MMRA Planning News for details.

The latest date for submission of any observations is 14th April 2021. 

For more details on how to submit an observation see:

https://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/planning-applications/planning-objections

 

Remembering Garda Tony Tighe and Garda Michael Padden

At 6.21a.m. on 14th April 2002, a 999 call was received at Command & Control, Harcourt Square to the effect that there was a burglary taking place at Dalkey, Co. Dublin. A black Mazda was observed leaving the scene. Garda Tony Tighe and Garda Michael Padden, took up a position at the junction of The Rise, Mount Merrion and Stillorgan Road in an effort to intercept the vehicle. Shortly afterwards the vehicle approached and collided with the official vehicle. Both Gardai tragically lost their lives while on duty.

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Deerpark welcomes more new trees

Thank you to all the dlr Environment team for the newly planted row of Amelanchier trees on the avenue entrance from Deerpark Road and New Oaks planted in parallel to North Avenue, opposite Scoil San Treasa.  We are delighted to see the new trees.... read more

EIRCODES & Postal Deliveries

Including your EIRCODE, and ‘Mount Merrion, BLACKROCK’ on delivery details will help ensure that your post and parcels arrive at the right destination.

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Mount Merrion Spring Clean & Green Verge Tidy up 2021

Mount Merrion Residents Association held its Annual Spring The Sun Gods shone on us and the Rain Clouds stayed away. About 40 adults and 20 children turned up to help out and many did their own tidy up outside their own houses.

Hedges were trimmed, verges were cut and weeds were removed from kerbs. 10 Panda bags, paid for by MMRA, were filled. 20 Blue bags were stuffed with rubbish that otherwise would lay behind hedges, in ditches and filling our historic HAHA wall…

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Thank you ‘Divino Gardeners’!

A huge thank you to the Cedarmount Lady gardeners for their great work over the past few months sprucing up the flowerbed and planters at Trees Road Upper. The before and after photos say it all. Well done!

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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 Shopping Centre, odd numbers 103 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
  • Cherrygarth
  • Chestnut Road
  • Clonmore Road
  • The Close
  • Cypress Road
  • Deerpark Road
  • Foster 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 Avenue
  • St Thomas Road
  • St Thomas Mead
  • South Avenue
  • Sycamore Road
  • Sycamore Cresent
  • East Avenue (Sycamore)
  • 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.