Planning Appeal: Demolition on Site of 24, 26, 28 Foster Avenue (D20A/0406)

DLRCC has granted planning permission for demolition on the site of 24, 26, 28 Foster Avenue D20A/0406, subject to a number of conditions. MMRA will lodge an appeal to An Bord Pleanala on a number of grounds.

Residents who submitted observations regarding D20A/0406 may make an observation directly to An Bord Pleanála. Deadline for observations is 1st Dec, 2020

Note: The Developer has lodged a separate planning application for overall development of the site D20A/0607 on 21/09/2020. That planning application is still under consideration by DLRCC.

Autumn Roadside Leaf Sweep Saturday November 28th

We are planning an Autumn Roadside Leaf Sweep Up on Saturday November 28th.   This will help keep our rain gullies clear of debris as we come into the wet winter weather, and spruce up the kerbs. MMRA-sponsored Panda Skip Bags will be available in central locations for residents to deposit leaves swept up on the day.  If each resident could sweep outside their own home and place the leaves collected in the skip bag closest to their road.   Help with the footpath area outside an elderly neighbours home would be much appreciated.  The bags will then be collected the following week by Panda. Please note the Panda Skip Bags are ONLY for Roadside Leaves and for use by residents of Mount Merrion.   No builders waste, litter, soil, rubble, personal garden waste or debris allowed.  The skip bags must only be filled to Level Load.   All personal garden waste should be placed in your own Brown Wheelie Bin. Please email mmra@mountmerrion.ie if you are able to help out on the...

Garda Alert: do not buy unsolicited goods in a car park

Community Garda John O’Shea has advised residents not to buy unsolicited goods in shopping centre car parks. As we approach Christmas, recently Gardai have been made aware that items are being sold in the car parks of Shopping Centres. This could be kitchen knives (lately), food, electrical goods etc.  People would approach a person maybe say they are from the local butcher then try sell knives etc. Obviously these items are of poor quality, no warranty and the sellers would not be registered with revenue. If it’s too good to be true then it usually isn’t. The simple message I would like to get out to residents is do not buy goods in a car park. Garda John O’Shea  ...

North Avenue – New Neighbourhood Watch Text Alert

We are delighted to let you know that a new Neighbourwatch Text Alert group has been set up for North Avenue residents.  Rosanna Shaw is the administrator.  If you would like to join the What’s App group please contact Rosanna directly, or email mmra@mountmerrion.ie and we will put you in touch.  This is a resident-drive intiative, not managed by MMRA.  For Crime Prevention tips click...