Environment Notices

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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Annual Spring Clean & Verge Tidy Saturday April 2nd

Join us this Saturday for our annual Spring Clean event. Meet at Mount Merrion Community Centre Car Park at 10.00am. Gloves, pickers and Hi Vis Jackets will be distributed. Ed Maguires’ has kindly sponsored a free ice cream to all participating children.

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MMRA Leaf Sweep and Verge Tidy this Saturday 10.30am

We hope you can join us for the Leaf Sweep and Verge Tidy this Saturday. MMRA-sponsored Panda Green Waste Skip Bags will be available in central locations for residents to deposit leaves swept up on the day.

If each resident could sweep the path and kerb outside their own home and place the leaves collected in the skip bag closest to their road.

Help with the grass verges and footpath area outside an elderly neighbours home, and communal areas such as the entrance to Deerpark, traffic islands and roundabouts would be much appreciated.

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DLR Parks Notice: Cherrygarth Open Space works November

DLR Parks will be carrying out works in Cherrygarth open space starting this week. The old fencing will be removed and replaced with new hedging, there will be some repairs to the wall and rerendering. Bulb planting will also be part of the works. There are some failed trees there also and these will be removed and some Cherry trees planted in their stead.

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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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