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Thank you Spring Cleaners!

Thank you to everyone who came out on Saturday for our annual Spring Clean & Verge Tidy and spruced up our kerbs, paths, verges, and communal areas around Mount Merrion.

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MMRA Seed/Plant What’s App Group

Spring is in the air and the What’s App Group has sprung into action once again! The purpose of the group is to swap and share surplus seeds and plants, both flowers and vegetables. A good way to start a new garden or replace that ailing plant! If you would like to join us please email mmra@mountmerrion.ie. You would be most welcome.

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Meet Insects of Mount Merrion, Support MSF Ukraine – Saturday 9th April 10.30am-12pm

Explore the insect life of Deerpark with Creative Entomologist Nessa Darcy!

Join Nessa as she introduces you to the diversity of hoverflies, bees, butterflies, bugs and beetles of Deerpark. Learn about their lives and homes, what they need, and why they are so important.

The event is free but donations to support the emergency response to the war in Ukraine are encouraged.

Registration is essential, bookings can be made through Eventbrite.

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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