The destruction of Mount Merrion

Above is a photo  of the house at the N11 end of Roebuck Avenue outside Number One. These people had, until last month, a lovely vista of 200 year old Irish Hardwood trees. Overnight the trees were cut and a big truck reversed down the 80 year old little road of traditional one story bungalows with the timber frame of a tall barn-like house with a tin roof. Every garden based memory these residents had held dear for generations were discarded. Their Security, Privacy and Sanctuary gone in a stroke. Surely that is not right. Did anyone from DLR visit or  examine the site? Do they even care? We feel it is very important for the elected representatives to be seen to become tangibly involved with the Council on this issue. This is a real problem for the residents of Mount Merrion and we need their...

Union Café Appeal deadline approaches

The promoters of the flawed plans to redevelop the Union Café site have until Monday next 15th August to appeal the DLR CC rejection of their plans to An Bord Pleanala. As soon as any appeal is lodged we will be informing all our members and supporters of developments. Stay informed through the...

Total Opposition to Oatlands plans

Plans by Crekav Ltd to develop a 1.1 hectare site on the Oatlands Monastery site has resulted in 199 objections from residents Of Cherrygarth and the wider Mount Merrion area. This is an enormous response given that the application was submitted in the middle of the holiday season when large numbers of people are on holiday and otherwise engaged with children...