Sir William Orpen Statue Plaque

Sir William Orpen Statue

Sir William Orpen Statue

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

The Stillorgan Chamber of Commerce, spearheaded by local photographer Dominic Lee completed an exciting project to erect a bronze sculpture of Stillorgan born artist Sir William Orpen.  The sculpture by Rowan Gillespie was unveiled outside the Talbot Hotel in September 2018.

Sir William Orpen Statue - PlaqueA plaque to thank all the sponsors has been erected.  The Mount Merrion Residents Association contributed €1,000 towards the scuplture.  For full details of the project see http://www.sirwilliamorpen.com or stroll down to the hotel to view the sculpture.

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Mount Merrion is a suburban estate in South County Dublin developed on lands once the seat of the Viscounts Fitwilliam. Centred around the Deerpark, a public park first landscaped by the 5th Viscount, and the remains of the house he built there in 1711, Mount Merrion today is generally considered to be bounded to the North by The UCD campus at Belfield, to the East by the N11 and Booterstown and Blackrock, to the South by Stillorgan and  Kilmacud, and to the West by Goatstown and Clonskeagh.

The Mount Merrion Residents Association, founded in 1935, is the oldest residents’ association in continuous existence in Ireland. It represents the following roads:

  • Callary Road
  • Cedarmount Road
  • Cherry Garth
  • Chestnut Road
  • Clonmore Road
  • The Close
  • Cypress Road
  • Deerpark Road
  • Fosters Avenue
  • The Fosters
  • Glenabbey Road
  • Greenfield Road
  • Greygates
  • Iris Grove
  • Lower Kilmacud Road
  • Mather Road North
  • Mather Road South
  • Mount Anville Road
  • North Avenue
  • Owenstown Park
  • Redesdale Crescent
  • Redesdale Road
  • The Rise
  • Roebuck Ave
  • St Thomas Road
  • St Thomas Mead
  • South Avenue
  • Sycamore Road
  • Sycamore Cresent
  • Sycamore Avenue
  • Thornhill Road
  • Trees Avenue
  • Trees Road Lower
  • Trees Road Upper
  • Wilson Crescent
  • Wilson Road

At its peak, Mount Merrion rises to 82m (269ft) above sea level.