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The Rise – Farewell to a much loved Sycamore Tree

It is with great sadness that the Sycamore tree at the junction of The Rise and Trees Road Upper was felled. It was dead on one side and had got to a condition which DLRCC could no longer retain due to risk of branches fracturing etc. It will take a couple of years for the underground tree roots to deteriorate sufficiently for a tree to be replanted here but once it does we shall replant a replacement.

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Local History – Little Church on the Corner

St Thomas, the “Little Church on the Corner” with its Wayside Pulpit has probably caught your eye while passing by. Celebrating its 150th anniversary in 2024, it has an interesting history. Check out the beautiful stained glass windows when you are out on your next walk or dropping the kids to scouts.

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Mount Merrion Autumn Clean-up

Kerbside leaf sweeping, roadside weeding, clearing debris from roadside gulleys, grass verge tidy ups outside your home or at community green spaces are a great way to get some fresh air and help Keep Mount Merrion Beautiful.... read more

Mount Merrion Trees Old & New

We get many queries about street trees, the removal of them and the wish of the homeowner for a replacement. The Environment Committee keep a list and get onto the Council. We would encourage homeowners to also contact DLRCC Parks Department

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Sea to Mountains – proposed dlr Cycle Route via Mount Merrion

* Date for submissions has been extended to November 6th, 2020

Proposed route: From N11 up East Avenue through the Church car park on The Rise via the lane way at Scoil San Treasa to Deerpark and out through Mount Anville. There will also be a segregated cycle path on the Lower Kilmacud Road.

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