Notice of the 88th Annual General Meeting.

The Annual General Meeting of the Mount Merrion Residents Association will be held in Mount Merrion Community Centre in the Fitzwilliam Room on Tuesday 16th April 2024 at 8pm. Only fully paid up members of MMRA are invited to attend this meeting in order to review the affairs of the association. Doors open at 7.30pm to register for entry to the Fitzwilliam Room.

Subscriptions for 2024 may be paid on the night at the door to the official collector/ subscription coordinator.

It is important that members attend the AGM — members decide the policies to be pursued over the following 12 month period.

Officers, current members of the Executive Committee completing two years service and members co-opted to the Committee during 2023/4 to fill vacancies, may be re-elected. Also, fully paid up members, duly proposed and seconded, may apply for vacancies on the Exec Committee.

Members will have an opportunity to voice any opinions or concerns and to have your say as to the path the MMRA will take in the future.

I look forward to being with you all on the 16th April 2024.

Kate Canning
President MMRA.

 

The draft agenda for the annual general meeting can be read here.

 

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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.