Airfield Estate Membership Special Offer

MGRA are pleased to announce that Airfield Estate have provided a special offer on Annual Membership to residents of Marley Grange. This offer includes two months free membership with every annual pass purchased or renewed before December 2021. Full details of the offer can be found here. To redeem this offer, residents will require proof of […]

DLRCoCo Age-Friendly Strategy

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council are preparing a new Age Friendly Strategy that will take us from 2021 to 2026. DLR CoCo want to hear the voices of Older People in the County. They have created an online questionnaire to inform them of the areas which affect life in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown and what can be done to […]

DLR Community Call Helpline

DLR Community Helpline is up and running. The Helpline proved immensely beneficial during the first lockdown for Dun Laoghaire Rathdown residents. More information can be found here. If you or a member of your group need help getting groceries or pharmacy prescriptions or feel isolated or alone, please get in contact with the Helpline. Freephone: […]

DLR Active Cycling Consultation

Dún Laoghaire Rathdown County Council is currently holding a public consultation on its Active School Travel initiative which comprises three new pilot cycle/pedestrian routes, to upgrade and connect the existing walking and cycling network in the County. These new, consolidated routes totalling approximately 20 kilometres in length, are aimed at encouraging increased walking and cycling […]

Sustainable Energy Community

Our neighbours in Grange Manor and Eden Estate are hoping to establish a Marley Grange Sustainable Energy Community (SEC) in the greater Marley Grange estate. The SEAI are encouraging groups of people to come together to improve how energy is used for the benefit of their community. To look at how we can use energy in a sustainable, […]

RTE Gardening Competition Prize Winner

Many congratulations to our neighbour Evelyn Russell from Grange Court, whose beautiful garden was a recent finalist in the Bord Bia GróMór Gardening Competition on The RTÉ Radio 1 Ray D’Arcy show. Evelyn’s garden was recognised in the Most Colourful Garden category, and based on these beautiful images we can see why. We know many Marley […]

Tree Removal on Dargle Valley

MGRA have sadly been informed that 20 oak trees, recently planted by DLRCoCo on Dargle Valley, must be removed and destroyed immediately. This is due to the detection of Oak Processionary Moth on one of these trees. Spread of this pest could pose a risk to both tree and human health. DLRCoCo have offered their sincere […]

Cocooners get designated time in Dublin’s parks

Four Dublin Local Authorities earmark 1.30pm – 3.30pm as Cocooner Only times Dublin’s four local authorities have come together to create a designated time for cocooners to wish to exercise in their local parks. From Wednesday, May 6, a two-hour period between 1.30pm and 3.30pm will be reserved in all parks across Dublin city and […]

Marley Grange 2km Radius

We hope that all residents are continuing to stay safe and well during this time. According to government advice, all routine activity should take place within a 2km radius of home. Please see the associated map for a guide to 2km area surrounding Marley Grange. Should any residents require additional support during this period, please […]

COVID-19 Support

MGRA would like to hear from any elderly or vulnerable residents who need support during this time. If you need help with shopping, collecting prescriptions etc, please contact us at We will do our best to help wherever we can. Residents who are willing and able to help, we ask that you please make […]


MGRA 2020 AGM 25th February 8pm, Divine Word Parish Centre The Annual General Meeting of the Marley Grange Residents’ Association will be held on Tuesday 25th February 2019 at 8:00pm in the Divine Word Parish Centre. Refreshments will be served from 7:30pm onwards. There will also be a raffle at the end of the evening. […]

Estate Safety Vigilance

MGRA have been notified that some house burglaries have taken place in Marley Grange in recent weeks. The Gardaí are currently investigating these incidents. Many houses in the estate are vacant for large portions of the day, and we ask residents to remain vigilant. Please report any suspicious behaviour to Rathfarnham Gardaí, and notify them […]

Recent Thefts from Cars in Marley Grange

A number of our residents have reported thefts and attempted thefts from cars throughout the estate during recent weeks. It appears that individuals have been patrolling the estate during the night/early hours of the morning checking for unlocked cars. We understand that this has also occurred in neighbouring estates, and is not isolated to Marley […]

UPDATED: ESB Power Outages – Marley Avenue

UPDATE 10/12/19: MGRA have been informed that two separate faults were identified in the underground network serving Marley Avenue during the investigations on December 4th. These have now been repaired and no other faults have been detected. ESB Networks are confident that no further supply losses will be expected. They have apologised for any inconvenience […]

Bus Connects Revised Network

In response to last year’s public consultation, Bus Connects have compiled a revised proposal for bus network restructuring. Local area booklets outlining the revised networks and proposed route maps can be found here. A second round of Public Consultation on the revised proposal is now open for comment until 3rd December 2019. Observations can be […]

All-Ireland Pollinator Plan

On behalf of MGRA, we thank all those who organised and attended our recent sustainable gardening talk and bulb-planting workshop. Our particular thanks to Aoife Munn for sharing her time, expertise and wealth of experience with us. We have received extremely positive feedback from residents, and we hope to follow their success with similar future […]

Beware of bogus charities

It has been brought to our attention that some residents may have received charity collection bags from associations that might not be legitimate. Many charities collecting used or unwanted goods will bear the logo of the Irish Charity Shops Association (for more information see here). Others will display an Irish Registered Charity number, and details […]

Volunteers Needed: Irish Cancer Society

The Irish Cancer Society are in urgent need of volunteers to drive patients to and from chemotherapy treatments in all public hospitals nationwide. Volunteers will need their own cars, but all expenses are paid. Further information can be obtained by emailing or via the following link.

Road Safety in Marley Grange

MGRA are continually striving to help improve road safety throughout the estate. Feedback following last year’s DLR pilot speed-calming initiative was very promising. However we are awaiting the final outcome to determine whether speed restrictions will be implemented. We have been advised that this may be a lengthy process. Earlier this year we requested the […]

*RESCHEDULED 22nd October* Gardening for Nature with Aoife Munn

*RESCHEDULED* MGRA are pleased to invite all residents to attend a talk on Gardening for Nature, led by renowned horticulturist Aoife Munn. The talk will take place in Divine Word Parish Centre on the new date of Tuesday 22nd October at 8pm. Aoife is a horticulturist with many years experience working with County Councils to deliver courses […]

DLR Corporate Plan 2020-2024

Every 5 years Local Authorities in Ireland are obliged to develop a Corporate Plan, which will run for a five year period, assisting the Council in framing it’s objectives and priorities. DLR are currently undertaking a consultation process to help identify core values underpinning the Councils objectives for the next five years. To have your […]

DLR Public Participation Network

DLR PPN is running information sessions for anyone who might be interested in becoming a DLR PPN representative on Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council’s Strategic Policy Committees. Wednesday 18th of September, Shanganagh Park House, Rathsallagh Ave Shankill, 7pm-8.30pm Thursday 19th of September, Holy Cross Parish Centre, Dundrum, 7pm-8.30pm These sessions are to give DLR PPN members […]

Noise disturbance on Saturday 17th August 2019

An event took place on Saturday 17th / Sunday 18th August on Grange Road, which caused a significant amount of disturbance to local residents. MGRA are actively addressing the numerous concerns which have been raised by our members regarding the event. Following a similar disturbance in 2014, an agreement was made to employ strategies which […]

Marlay Park Concert Information 2019

The Marlay Park Concerts will run from Friday 5th – Sunday 7th July 2019. All residents are reminded to display parking permits in their cars when entering the estate during these days. If any residents have not received their permits, please contact DLRCoCo directly, via email to as soon as possible. Information regarding planned […]

Annual Estate BBQ 2019

*UPDATE* Looking forward to seeing everyone this evening. We have a full-house this year, with MARQUEES so the rain won’t spoil our fun. There will be some blankets available, but cold creatures are encouraged to bring along their own. MGRA Annual Estate Barbecue will take place on Friday 7th June 2019. As always the event […]

DLR Age Well Expo

On Sunday June the 9th DLR County Council are running the dlr Age Well Expo, an event to showcase a range of services and supports available for positive ageing in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown.  The event will take place in the Pavilion at Leopardstown Racecourse from 11.30am to 5.00pm, and will feature two stages with a variety of entertainment and cookery demonstrations […]

Annual Estate Clean-up 2019

Please join your neighbours for the Annual Marley Grange Estate Clean-up next Saturday 27th April 2019 from 10.30am – 12pm. We ask our neighbours give an hour or so of their time for the benefit of all our residents, and remember many hands make light work! There will be refreshments and treats for the kids […]

Outdoor Event Licence for Music Event at Marlay Park July 2019

DLRCoCo are currently welcoming written submissions or observations on the licence application for proposed concerts to be held in Marlay Park from July 5th – 7th. Deadline for receipt of comments is April 9th, and details can be found by following the link below  


MGRA 2019 AGM 26th February 8pm, Divine Word Parish Centre The Annual General Meeting of the Marley Grange Residents’ Association will be held on Tuesday 26th February 2019 at 8:00pm in the Divine Word Parish Centre. Refreshments will be served from 7:30pm onwards. There will also be a raffle at the end of the evening. […]

A Very Marley Christmas

Let’s kick off Christmas the Marley Grange way! Please come join your friends and neighbours for some festive fun on Saturday 1st December, 3.30-5.30 pm on the central green at Marley Drive. There’ll be carols from the Divine Word Choir, mulled wine, hot chocolate, mince pies and some festive treats. Bring those important Santa letters, […]

Are you registered to vote?

A nationwide campaign is currently underway to encourage all eligible electors to check the Draft 2019/2020 Register of Electors prior to the published register in February 2019. To ensure inclusion in the Register of Electors for next year, the deadline for applications is 25th November 2018. An opportunity to register to vote is taking place on […]

Bus Network Redesign

Most of our residents will have received literature on the proposed redesign of the Dublin Bus Network, which is due to come into force in 2020. This will impact the existing bus routes serving Marley Grange and surrounding areas. Details have been issued by the National Transport authority and more information about the proposed changes […]

New 175 Bus Route

Facts about the 175 bus route in operation from Sunday September 9th. 🚌 The Route goes from Citywest to UCD (via Tallaght, Knocklyon, Ballinteer, Dundrum and Taney). 🚌 The route will be owned by the state and run by Go-Ahead. 🚌 All fares including cash, Leap Card, annual tickets and taxsaver are the same. 🚌 […]

Marlay Park Master Plan

*Extended Deadline* Many of our residents attended the recent information session on the proposed development plans for Marlay Park. Just a quick reminder to those that couldn’t make it that the draft Master Plan can be found here The developers are keen for input from all park users. The deadline for submission of comments […]

Free Sustainable Gardening Course

From Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council: Once again, we’re offering our highly popular and FREE Sustainable Gardening Course to local residents. The course, which was featured on RTE Nationwide last May will run for 5 sessions on alternate weekends between 30th September – 25th November 2018. The course offers participants the chance to learn how […]

Barbecue in June

Thanks to everyone who attended the BBQ on Friday 8th June. Once again we had a great turnout with over 100 residents and friends attending. There were lots of positive comments about the food, the clown and the musician, and once again we were so lucky with the weather. In addition this year we had […]

JCB back today

Now that the bulk of the snow has (hopefully) fallen, we have asked the JCB to clear the snow again today. He should be here from 10am this morning.

JCB clearing snow

MGRA has arranged for the JCB to be in the estate today (Wednesday) clearing snow. He will generally clear the route from the estate entrance through to the church/school. We have also advised that we will likely need him again over coming days. In the meantime, please take care if out and about and stay warm. Great […]

Annual AGM 20th February 2018 at 8pm

The Annual General Meeting of the Marley Grange Residents Association will be held on Tuesday 20th February 2018 at 8:00pm in the Divine Word Parish Centre. Refreshments will be served from 7:30pm onwards. All members are encouraged to attend. This event is your best opportunity for face-to-face communication with the committee and fellow residents on […]

Sustainable Gardening Workshops in Marlay Park

We received this from DLR County Council in case anyone is interested in taking these workshops: “Dear Community Groups, I’m delighted to confirm that DLRCC is once again sponsoring a series of Sustainable Gardening workshops. These workshops have been designed to encourage resident groups and individuals to make informed decisions when managing their estates/gardens in […]

Panda waste collection now Saturday 23rd December instead of Monday 25th

We have been advised by Panda that their waste collection originally scheduled for 25th of December has been rescheduled to this Saturday, 23rd of December.

One more sweep before Christmas.

We’ve asked the council for a sweep of the entire estate before Christmas. So if you’re willing to brave the cold, you might want to give your yard brushes a final outing for the year.

Stop food wastage – preserving food

Here is a link to this website which some residents may find useful or interesting…  

Street sweeper on its way

  We’ve been advised by DLR County Council that the street sweeper will be coming into the estate in the next few days. Avoiding parking on kerbs where possible will help the sweeper clear the leaves.

Erection of temporary speed sign by the Council

Residents may have seen the County Council doing some work today installing concrete foundations for erecting a temporary speed sign. This is part of a pilot scheme with the County Council to reduce traffic speed in the estate, something we have lobbied for over the last three years. Members had been briefed on the initiative […]

Samhain 2017 Date: 29th Oct 2017 Time: 3.30pm, 4.30pm, 5.30pm 6.30pm and 7.30pm Location: Marlay Park Cost: Free EVENT DESCRIPTION You may walk through it every day or each week and all seems normal but once a year the woods in Marlay Park is not a spot for those who are easily spooked! The creatures of […]

Green Flag Award for Marlay Park 2017

From An Taisce’s Facebook post: Green Flag for Parks Award Ireland Today [20 July 2017], the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce Environmental revealed the parks and green spaces that have been awarded a prestigious Green Flag Award for 2017. Malahide Castle Visitors Centre provided this year’s venue to celebrate the 36 Irish Parks from […]

On Saturday 30th September, DLRCC is hosting a Pollinator Friendly workshop (11am – 2pm) in Marlay Park and Marlay House. Local experts will inform participants of the importance of pollinators, highlight their advice on how we can safeguard them. DLRCC also want to hear your ideas to encourage public better awareness and involvement in protecting our […]

Variation of Local Property Tax

From DLR Public Participation Network: The Finance (Local Property Tax) Act 2012 (as amended), makes specific provision that elected members of a local authority may pass a formal resolution to vary the basic rate of the Local Property Tax for their administrative area by a percentage known as the local adjustment factor. The Council welcomes […]

Development of Fernhill Park and Gardens

From DLR Public Participation Network: The existing Fernhill estate is to be developed as a Regional Public Park. This development includes new entrances from the Enniskerry Road and Rosemont School, roads, car parking, play, paths with multiple seating/resting areas, ponds and wetlands, meadows, new boundaries, new sports building, and community garden. Submissions or observations with respect […]

Upcycle Competition

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council is hosting an upcycle exhibition in partnership with IADT (Institute of Art, Design and Technology) at the Lexicon Theatre this December. As part of this project we’re looking for local resident groups to get involved by upcycling everyday household items, with some great prizes on offer. The 5 best designs will […]

Emergency access to estate

Once again the estate will suffer a “lock down” at the end of each of the Longitude concert nights. The committee share the view of the majority of residents and would prefer if such road closures could be avoided, but to date there has been no viable solution found to this perennial issue. The main […]

Traffic restrictions on Grange Road

In addition to the closure of Grange Road at the end of the Longitude concerts, the Gardai have implemented traffic restrictions in advance of the concerts. The restrictions will particularly apply at the Stonemasons Way / Grange Road junction. Residents are advised that there is no right turn into the Lidl carpark when approaching from the […]

Meeting in Dún Laoghaire to discuss the natural waters of Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Area

We received this notice from Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Public Participation Network in case anyone is interested: Our streams, rivers and coasts add to the quality of life in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown. If you have an interest in the water quality, biodiversity, heritage or recreation activities of any of these you may be interested in attending a meeting on: […]

BBQ Reminder

Just a quick reminder that there are two more days to confirm your tickets to the MGRA annual barbecue on Friday 16th June. Please don’t miss out.

Annual Barbecue Party! Starts at 6:30pm

Footpath Repair Programme

As announced in our February AGM, funds would be made available by DLRCC in 2017 and 2018 in order to complete the Footpath Repair Programme. We are pleased to see that this repair work has recommenced in Grange Court.

Estate Cleanup – Thank You!

A big thank you to everyone who helped out on Saturday with our estate cleanup right across all areas of Marley Grange. Thanks also to everyone who wasn’t able to participate in the group cleanup but tidied up their own patch on the day and indeed throughout the week. The estate is looking really well just […]

Tree care programme

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council parks department have replaced a number of damaged / dead young trees with new saplings. The success of a new sapling is critically dependant on water in the initial months. If you have a new sapling planted outside or near your house perhaps you could give it an occasional watering, […]

Outdoor Event Licence – Longitude Festival

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council have received an application for an outdoor event licence for the holding of the Longitude Festival in Marlay Park on 14th / 15th / 16th July 2017. The application was received on 5th April. Under Article 190 of the Planning and Development (Licensing of Outdoor Events) Regulations 2001, individuals or groups […]

Dodder Gathering 2017

Dublin City Council are hosting events at The Hive in Herbert Park on 1st / 2nd April, Aimed at raising awareness of the environmental aspects of the Dodder river, it will also include family and fun events on Saturday afternoon 2 to 4 pm and Sunday morning 10 am to 1 pm. Saturday events include […]

Marlay Park concerts 2017

The line up for Longitude 2017 has been announced. The festival will take place from 14th to 16th July. Details are available from the event website . No further concerts are currently planned but this may change in the coming months. We will make additional information available for our members as it becomes available.

2017 committee

Thanks to all our members who attended the AGM on 21st February. We are still short of at least one person to form the committee for 2017. If anyone would like to support our work by volunteering to join the committee please contact to express your interest.

Annual AGM 21st February 2017 8pm


The annual Marley Grange Residents Association will take place on Tuesday 21th Feb 2017 at 8.00pm. All Marley Grange residents who are members of the association are welcome to attend.  The AGM will take approximately 2 hours and  all residents who have paid their 2016 subscription are entitled to attend the AGM, and we would encourage […]

Happy New Year

Marley Grange Residents’ Association would like to wish everyone in Marley Grange a Happy New Year for 2017.


2014 Summer Marley Grange

SECURITY As the clocks go back, evenings become darker and create ideal opportunities for thieves. As quiet and safe as Marley Grange appears to be we do hear every few weeks of a break in or attempts to break in to people’s houses and cars. By remembering these simple steps every time, you will make […]

Road Sweeping

ROAD SWEEPING Just to remind residents that scheduled Road Sweeping by the Council between October and March each year is suspended. During these months, the Council will attend to road sweeping on any working day of the week and residents are advised to park cars off the road as much as possible. If a car […]

Tree Care Programme (TCP) Update November 2017

We are pleased to confirm that the 5 year TCP which has been ongoing in Marley Estate, is now completed, with the final few trees crown lifted in the last few weeks. This phased programme which was instigated in 2012, by MGRA in conjunction with The Parks Section, of DLRCC involved the Crown Lifting (pruning) […]

Footpath and Road Repairs (FRR)

The 3rd phase of the FRR programme, took place during July and August 2016, when many of the outstanding trip hazards and broken footpaths were repaired. This phase concentrated on Marley Avenue, Lawn, Walk, Grove, Villas, Close, and Dargle Drive. Unfortunately, despite assurances by the Council that all repairs listed by MGRA to Roads Maintenance, […]

Samhain October 30th – Marlay Park

Samhain Halloween Event in the Marlay Park will be a Free fright fest of spooky thrills and chills at the Samhain Halloween Haunted Forest Walk hosted by DLR Events. Controlled parking is expected in Marley Grange. Children of all ages are welcome to partake in the festivities with ghosts, ghouls and games galore! Festoon lighting, […]

Tidy District Awards – 2nd place 2016

We are delighted to announce that Marley Grange has received 2nd place in the DLR Best Housing Estate 201 – 500 houses category 2016. This is our first prize in a few years and we are delighted to be receiving a prize in one of the most competitive categories in the Dun Laoghaire – Rathdown. […]

Unusual Activity

It was reported to us, 21st of September some individuals perpetrating as window cleaners arrived a house in Grange Court and starting cleaning windows on a ladder. A member of the family arrived home and they quickly left. While they were reported to the Gardai, no arrests have been made yet and the van was hired. […]


Update 20/9/2016: Water is out this morning as Irish water try to complete to works on repair. Water is expected back on at lunch time. Update: 19/9/2016 Broken pipe on Marley Grove. Currently being fixed and many roads in the estate have had their water cut off.  

Outdoor Movies in the Park – No parking on local estates

PLEASE REMEMBER: To walk or use public transport if you are coming to Outdoor Movies in the Park. You cannot consume alcohol at the Outdoor Movie events. There is limited parking for the 2pm and 4.30pm Movies in the College Road car park in Marlay Park. To not park in local estates, on roads, grass […]

Thanks to all those attended the BBQ

Thanks to all who attending the BBQ this year. We had around 100 people attend and good craic was had by all. Hog Roast did an excellent job again this year catering with the food. Even the peacocks enjoyed the spectacle.

DLR Stop Food Waste Challenge Workships

DLR Co Co have organised workshops built around a Stop Food Waste Challenge see here and cover the following themes: Awareness – what are you wasting? Planning – shopping lists etc. Shopping – understanding supermarket marketing techniques etc. Storage – what, where, how and why. Cooking – portion control, leftover recipes etc.   Worth noting […]

Pedestrian Accident at entrance to Marley Grange

On Tuesday evening,  2nd of August, an unfortunate resident of Marley Grange was badly injured by a cyclist while crossing Marley Grange.  If you know of anyone who was witness to the accident, could you please contact us at  

Lost iPhone

One of our residents lost an iPhone in Marley Park and received a text from it just before it died from another resident in Marley Grange. If you have the phone, could you contact us at  

Official Leaving Cert Festival in Marlay Park Scam

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has become aware of some social media sites advertising Leaving Cert festivals in Dublin. One such festival was being arranged for Marlay Park.  The Council has not given, nor will be giving, any authorisation or licence for such events in any of its parks.      

Summer Barbecue 12th of August.

On Friday 12th of August at 6.30pm, we will host the Marley Grange barbecue in the walled gardens of Marlay Park. This was a wonderful event last year with over 100 people attending. Tickets will be price at €10 for Marley Grange resident members and €5 for children 5 years and over. For Marley Grange […]

Tidy Districts Competition

The association has entered the Dun Laoghaire Rathdown tidy districts competition this year. Most residents are very good at maintaining the area around their houses and the estate is looking well. We have been advised that the judging for the Tidy Districts Competition is due to take place during the 2nd, 3rd and 4th weeks […]

Letter from DLR Co Co on Concerts

Please see below for a letter from the promoters and DLR Co Co on the concerts. Not mentioned but also relevant is that the lane from Grange Road to Grange Court will be closed off completely during exit times on the concerts. Local residents, please use the main entrance into the estate. _____________________________________________________________________ This letter […]

Marley Grange Access during concert period

While the road closures enforced by the Gardai last year were restricted to one hour, it was a concern that there is no detailed plan for emergency access to our estate during that time. The AGM had mandated the incoming committee to continue the policy of constructive engagement with the council, but also requested the […]

Footpath and Road Repairs Update June

Some members have enquired about the reinstatemnt of Grass Verges following the removal of tree roots by the Council,  and also regarding repairs to the footpaths outside their homes. We are pleased to inform you that following numerous communiques by your Committee to the Parks and Road Maintenance Sections of DLRCC, we have been advised […]

Marley Park Concert Update

We received formal notification today that the licence to hold the concerts has been approved for 8th of July, 9th of July and the Longitude Festival 15th – 17th. The conditions to the planning are available here: concert_planning_approval As per previous years, we will also be engaging the relevant parties to ensure there is minimum disruption […]

Biodiversity – Support Bees to Pollinate

Sadly, many Irish bee species are in decline. In the regional Red List of Irish bees, three species are listed as regionally extinct, six species are considered critically endangered, ten are listed as endangered and a further fourteen are considered vulnerable. Such declines are not unique to bees and have been observed in many other […]

Bark in the Park™ sponsored dog walk in Marlay Park at 3pm 19th of June

The Bark in the Park annual walk for dog owners takes place 19th June at 3pm,  


Southside Partnership are seeking to appoint a Network Manager with the vision, ability and initiative to drive and implement the development of the DLR PPN. The Network Manager will provide direct assistance and support to the PPN Secretariat in developing and managing the PPN as an effective structure to promote public engagement and participation, and […]

Ziplock Bag with Keys

A blue Ziplock bag, containing a number of keys, was found during the estate clean-up. They can be claimed at Rathfarnham Garda Station (01-6666500).    

Estate Cleanup – Thank You!

We had a very successful clean up day on the estate on Saturday 23th of May. Thank you to all attended and we had over 30 people helping out through the morning and it was great to feel such a community spirit. This is by far our best turn out in recent years and we […]

Concert Update – April

There are 5 concert days this year – 8th, 9th July and Longitude weekend (15th/16th/17th July) The committee recognises that there are varied opinions among members with regard to the holding of concerts in Marlay Park. The committee fully respects the right of any resident to object to the events. In representing the totality of all […]


10.30 am on Sat 23rd April – Group Clean up….. April is now officially ‘National Spring Clean” month and this year the Committee have decided that rather than just having one day for our Annual Estate Clean Up we will hold it over one week, from Saturday 23rd April to Saturday 30th. We will kick-off […]

Dog Control and Tagging

We have had two recent cases reported to us of a dog attacking a cat and another case injuring another dog on a lead. In both cases the dogs were accompanied by their owners but not on a lead. We would request that dog owners on the estate to please be a bit more considerate […]

Planning Application for 2016 Marlay Park Concerts

The concerts planning application was received on Wednesday, 23rd March 2016 in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council for the holding of a music event to be held in Marlay Park, Grange Road, Rathfarnham, Dublin 16. The application is for a proposed series of concerts to be held on: Friday 8th July 2016 Saturday 9th July 2016 Friday 15th July 2016 Saturday […]

A Letter from an MGRA member

While we work voluntarily on many issues to do with the estate and there are many issues of concern for our residents, we are always grateful to receive positive letters with ideas such as the one below! We will review the idea of the bulbs in our committee meeting. Dear MGRA Committee Members Butterfly Project: […]

Phishing Scam Advice

Please be aware of phishing emails, being received by members of the public in Ireland this month. The email falsely indicates that the recipient is due a refund, from a company with which they may have an account, and that they should click on a link within the email. This link brings them to a […]

AGM – Tuesday 16th Feb 2016 at 8.00pm Parish Centre


The annual Marley Grange Residents Association will take place on Tuesday 16th Feb 2016 at 8.00pm. All Marley Grange residents who are members of the association are welcome to attend.  The AGM will take approximately 2 hours and  all residents who have paid their 2015 subscription are entitled to attend the AGM, and we would encourage […]

Countess Markievicz – 21st Jan 2016 Marlay House

There is a talk by historian Ann Matthews lectures at NUI Maynooth on Women and War and Republican Women. She is the author of a number of publications including ‘Regades: Irish Republican Women 1900-1922.’ Countess Markievicz as one of the central figures of the 1916 Rising.   Date 21st Jan 2016 Time 7pm-9pm Location Marlay House, Marlay Park, […]

Taking Your Children Outdoors

Organised by DLR Exploring Nature Events – See more at: DLR Events Saturday 5th March Taking Your Children Outdoors: A How-To Guide 12 noon – 2pm; Marlay Park, meet in the main car park, Grange Road entrance. Learn how to unplug your children from the computer screen and make walks in the woods exciting and fun for […]

Make Your Own Bird Feeder 10am, 17th Jan 2016, Marlay Park

You are invited to make your own Bird Feeder on Saturday, 17th January. Meeting at 10am in Marlay Park (Grange Road Entrance). Use drills and hammers (provided) to make your very own bird feeder to take home. This is a practical workshop finishing with a short walk looking for wild birds. Leader: Andrew (Mouse) Fleming. […]