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Happy Retirement Brendan

After more than a dozen years Brendan Duff, Postman for the Northern half of the Demesne, is retiring at the end of November. So, if you get a chance please do say SLÁN to Brendan, we will miss him.

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Memorabilia Evening – December 7th 8pm

The Mount Merrion Historical Society will be hosting a Memorabilia Evening as their next talk on Thursday December 7th at 8pm.   Come along to hear more about the fascinating items and enjoy a festive mince pie and beverage.  For more details see event-171207_mmhs_memorabilia.  All welcome.... read more

Incident at Mount Merrion Community Centre Car Park

Please be take care and stay alert when out and about.  There was an incident on Friday evening November 10th in the Mount Merrion Community car park as reported in the newspapers.  Gardaí in Blackrock are investigating the incident and are appealing for witnesses.  The phone number for Blackrock Garda is: 01 666 5200.  ... read more

Lock Up & Light Up this Winter

Crime prevention tips – use your alarm when the house is vacant and when home at night. Giving your home the sense of life when empty acts as an excellent deterrent.

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Union Cafe Planning Meeting Tonight 8pm

There will be a Planning Meeting tonight 9th November 2017 in the Community Centre at 8pm concerning the Union Cafe.  Please note there is a big meeting in the church at the same time so there may be difficulty in parking. read more

Several burglaries in recent days in Mount Merrion

In the past week there has been a spate of burglaries and break ins in the Mount Merrion area. The Gardaí in Blackrock have warned residents to be on the lookout for any suspicious activity and have asked householders to be especially vigilant in the run up to Christmas as there is always an increase in this type of crime.

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New Union Cafe Planning Application Ref:D17A/0951

Updated planning application dated 26-Oct-2017. Final date for Observations is 29-Nov-2017.
Proposal: Permission for demolition of the existing 4 storey building of 1593 sqm and its replacement with a 1164 sqm two-storey, public house/restaurant with terraces and set-back penthouse (3 storeys in all) and 2 no. three-storey apartment building and additional set back penthouses (4 storeys in all), of area 2724 sqm and 2519 sqm respectively, with balconies, retractable awnings, green roofs and photovoltaic panels, each containing 25 no. apartments (11 no. 1 bedroom, 30 no. 2 bedroom and 9 no. 3 bedroom in total); together with two levels of basement carparking accessed from the existing entrance off Wilson Road, (the existing Deerpark Road vehicular entrance to be closed off), to have 119 car spaces, 12 motorbike spaces, a goods loading bay / plant / sub-station / attenuation tanks / refuse storage; individual residents’ storage rooms and 66 bicycle spaces; 11 no. street-level cycle parking spaces, associated communal and public open space landscaping, including a public terraced area.

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