Despite a population of less than 20, Mount Merrion lost a life to The Somme.
Born in Stillorgan in 1878, Sir William Orpen was one of the finest portrait painters of the 20th century. This special event at the Talbot Hotel Stillorgan includes a World War 1 concert, art exhibition and presentation on the life and times of Sir William Orpen. Ronnie Wood will unveil the William Orpen Sculpture part-funded by the MMRA. Concert tickets now available and selling fast.
A new online collection of images at NUI Galway gives us a new view of Mount Merrion House by one of its owners.