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 or stroll down to the hotel to view the sculpture.

dlr Age Well Expo June 9

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council presents the first dlr Age Well Expo in association with the dlr Age Friendly Alliance. The event will take place in the Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse to celebrate and showcase services and products available to older people in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. Entry to the event is free of charge.

This is a very comprehensive EXPO aimed at older people. A wide range of assistance and services will have stands at the event. It is not just older people who should attend but also people who may have elderly relatives or have responsibility for assisting elderly people.

A good example is someone who has been asked to be an executor or a will or estate for an elderly relative, friend or neighbour.

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Car Theft Warning

There have been a number of thefts from cars recently. Lock your car and do not leave valuables visible. Check manually that the doors are properly locked.

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Public Meeting – Glenville

A public meeting regarding the planning application for “Glenville” will be held in the Community Centre on Tuesday the 16th of April at 6:45 pm.

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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 Shoping Centre, odd numbers 101 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
  • 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 (partial)
  • 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.