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Dog Fouling – Bag It, Bin It

To help eradicate the problem of dog fouling MMRA have installed 3 ‘Mutt Mitt’ doggie bag dispensers in Mount Merrion.
Should you be caught out without a plastic bag to pick up after your pooch, you can get a ‘mutt mitt’ outside Ed Maguires shop at Deerpark, the Green on The Close and Trees Road Upper beside The Food Shop.

Used bags should be disposed of in the bins provided, or brought home.

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National Transport Authority Consultation – Dublin 2022-2042

The NTA have prepared a preliminary draft Transport Strategy for the Greater Dublin Area which sets out the framework for investment in transport infrastructure and services from 2022 to 2042. Submissions can be made via their website. The closing date for submissions is Friday 17th December 2021.

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Door-to-door Traders, Garden Services & Repairs – Buyer Beware

Garda John O’Shea advises the following simple measures people should do before getting any work done, whether the job is €50 or €50,000.

Check if the company is on the Companies Registration Office www.cro.ie, verify the company has insurance and a VAT number. Ask for 3 references and check them out.

Even when employing a reputable company always use a method of payment that is traceable e.g. electronic payments. Never engage a person who insists on cash payment for services offered – it is non traceable.

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MMRA Environment – Supporting Local Business

As part of the MMRA’s continuing support for our local, family run coffee shop on Trees Road Upper, Café Divinos, MMRA Environment volunteers planted up the wooden Planters marking the outdoor dining space with Heucharas and Carex, providing winter colour... read more

Thank you Volunteer Weeders!

The new formal planting at South Avenue was getting weed infested so, responding to MMRA’s call, 6 ladies turned up on two mornings and cleared the area of weeds, ensuring it will be beautiful for the winter.  Another great Community... read more

New Planters Redesdale & Thornhill

Two beautiful Acers have been planted in the new large wooden planters purchased by MMRA which front onto Redesdale Road and back onto Thornhill Road. The planters have been underplanted with Spring bulbs, snowdrops, crocus, daffodils, tulips and alliums.

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Oatlands Monastery Site – Construction Notice

The Contractor on the Oatlands Monastery Site – which is accessed through Cherrygarth has advised that they intend using approximately 30 trucks per day during next week to bring in blocks for the proposed houses at the front (Cherrygarth side) and cart away excavated material from their excavations for the proposed Apartment blocks at rear of their site. MMRA Planning Committee    ... read more

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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.  *Lower Kilmacud Road residents on the right-hand-side from Stillorgan Shopping Centre, odd numbers 103 to 167, including 111a, are within Mount Merrion demense.  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
  • Cherrygarth
  • Chestnut Road
  • Clonmore Road
  • The Close
  • Cypress Road
  • Deerpark Road
  • Foster Avenue
  • The Fosters
  • Glenabbey Road
  • Greenfield Road
  • Greygates
  • Iris Grove
  • Lower Kilmacud Road (partial)
  • Mather Road North
  • Mather Road South
  • Mount Anville Road
  • North Avenue
  • Owenstown Park
  • Redesdale Crescent
  • Redesdale Road
  • The Rise
  • Roebuck Avenue
  • St Thomas Road
  • St Thomas Mead
  • South Avenue
  • Sycamore Road
  • Sycamore Cresent
  • East Avenue (Sycamore)
  • 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.