COVID-19 – Community Information, News and Resources


Covid-19 Special Measures for Dublin 15-Sep-20

Ireland is currently at Level 2 of the Plan for Living with COVID-19.

There are additional measures in place in Dublin.

The Framework consists of 5 Levels. Click on each Level for more information or view the full Resilience and Recovery 2020-2021: Plan for Living with COVID-19 below.

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Irish COVID-19 Oral History project

The Irish COVID-19 Oral History Project is a rapid response oral history project based at DCU focused on archiving the Irish lived experience of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Bereavement Support Line

The Irish Hospice Foundation and HSE have set up a confidential Freephone service on 1800 80 70 77 to provide connection, comfort and support to those grieving in these exceptional times.

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Covid-19: Neighbours Helping Neighbours

The MMRA would like to extend an offer of help to any elderly or those who may have their immunity compromised. Many residents have come forward to offer help and are very happy to run errands that might leave you in a vulnerable position over the coming weeks. If you would like to avail of this offer please email us at and we will put you in touch. Alternatively please text Nicola Heather on 087 639 5392.

Neighbourhood Watch Road Admin Contacts:

  • Cedarmount Road: Kate Wren
  • Cherry Garth: Tom Fahey
  • Clonmore Road: Ruth Thornton
  • Cypress Road: Maggie Burns
  • Deerpark Road: Aidan Moriarty
  • Foster Avenue & Mount Anville Road: Rosie Dawson
  • Glenabbey Road: Nicole MacDermott
  • Greenfield Road: Margaret O’Boyle
  • Greygates: Rosaleen Scanlan
  • Iris Grove: Susan O’Dea
  • Mather Road: Josh Grogan
  • Redesdale Road: Eimear Cahalin
  • Roebuck Avenue: Alex Nolan
  • South Avenue: Nicola Heather
  • Sycamore Road, Avenue & Crescent: Linda Murray
  • The Close: Orla Griffin
  • The Rise: Ms Liston
  • Trees Avenue: Eleanor Galvin
  • Thornhill Road: Nicola Heather
  • Trees Road: Nicola Heather
  • Wilson Road & Wilson Crescent: David Collins

The following roads do not yet have a Neighbourhood Watch Text Alert group.  If you would like to volunteer to be the contact for your road, or if there is an existing group in place, please let us know so we can put interested residents in touch.


  • Callary Road
  • Chestnut Road
  • Lower Kilmacud Road
  • North Avenue
  • Owenstown Park
  • St Thomas Road & St Thomas Mead
  • The Fosters

Local Business Notices

Please find below current trading hours for local businesses and services in Mount Merrion, including special order and delivery services available for those cocooning at home.  The listing includes contact numbers for local pharmacies, supermarket and food outlets, takeaways, order and collect services, dry cleaning and ironing services, An Post and Church Services.  Please note these are subject to change at short notice.

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Chiropractix Clinic, The Rise, reopens Monday May 18

Chiropractix The Rise OpenDear Mount Merrion Residents Association,

We hope you are keeping well and safe at this time.  

We just wanted to reach out and let you and the members know that our Chiropractic Clinic in The Rise Medical Centre will be opening from Monday 18th May, following all guidelines in relation to PPE and government directive. 

If any members would like to ask advice directly to myself or have any questions, my email is  I am now the Principal Chiropractor at CHIROPRACTIX.

Kindest regards,  Paul

Branch Healthcare LTD Dr Paul Bradley DC BSc(Hons) MCAI
Doctor of Chiropractic | Managing Director

All dlr Parks reserved 1.30pm to 3.30pm for those Cocooning

The Deerpark is reserved every afternoon from 1.30pm to 3.30pm for cocooners and the medically vulnerable to exercise safely.

Deerpark Sign: All Dlr Parks reserved Cocooners 1.30pm to 3.30pmDeerpark Sign: All Dlr Parks reserved Cocooners 1.30pm to 3.30pmThis daily time from 1.30pm and 3.30pm applies to ALL PARKS in Dublin City and County, effective May 6th.  Other users should avoid using the park at this time.


Social Distance – Each One of us Can Make A Difference

(Source: Covid-19 Health Communications Stakeholder Support Group 21/3/20)

COVID-19 Resources

Safe sources for information about the pandemic Department of Health Updates Covid-19 Updates

HSE Mental Health Supports and Services during Coronavirus

Covid-19 Looking After Your Community – Dun Laoghaire Rathdown Public Private Partnership links for support of elderly and vulnerable, Mental Health supports and services during COVID,  Children and Young People under 18 years, and Domestic Violence

Local Enterprise Business Continuity Voucher  – This is designed for businesses across every sector that employ up to 50 people. The voucher is worth up to €2,500 in third party consultancy costs and can be used by companies and sole traders to develop short-term and long-term strategies to respond to the COVID-19 pandemic.

The  Covid-19 Care & Inform Hub includes a range of information resources and videos focusing on the themes of grief, funerals in exceptional times, planning ahead and a suite of resources for healthcare professionals.

AMRIC Education Programme
On the 1st May 2020, the COVID-19 Infection Prevention and Control Guidance for Home Visits webinar took place. Information for this webinar, as well as other webinars can be found here.

The Dementia – Understand together campaign offer the following online activities and resources

Bealtaine Festival events

II Age & Opportunity  To help during the pandemic, Age & Opportunity developed a range of resources on building resilience, keeping active and getting creative

III. Alzheimer Society of Ireland’s National Helpline 1800 341 341

New free call-back service which offers people with dementia and family carers from anywhere in Ireland the opportunity to book a 1:1 session with a Dementia Nurse or a Dementia Adviser during the COVID-19 public health emergency.  People with dementia and their family carers who want to avail of this new service can contact the National Helpline to make an appointment which is open six days a week Monday to Friday 10am–5pm and Saturday 10am–4pm on 1800 341 341