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 http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/news/general-news-public-consultation/marlay-park-master-plan-have-your-say. 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
 http://stopfoodwaste.ie/resources/storage-cooking/preserving/  

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

http://events.dlrcoco.ie/event/samhain-2017-0 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

DĂșn 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 DĂșn Laoghaire to discuss the natural waters of DĂșn Laoghaire-Rathdown Area

We received this notice from DĂșn Laoghaire-Rathdown Public Participation Network in case anyone is interested: Our streams, rivers and coasts add to the quality of life in DĂșn 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 www.longitude.ie . 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 secretary@marleygrange.ie to express your interest.

Annual AGM 21st February 2017 8pm

AGM

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.

Security

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. […]

Water

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 info@marleygrange.ie  

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 info@marleygrange.ie  

Official Leaving Cert Festival in Marlay Park Scam

DĂșn 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. http://www.dlrcoco.ie/en/news/general-news-press-releases/press-statement http://www.rte.ie/news/2016/0722/804125-leaving-cert-festival-scam/      

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 Parkℱ 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, http://www.barkinthepark.ie/index.php  

VACANCY FOR PPN NETWORK MANAGER

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 […]

ESTATE CLEAN-UP WEEK STARTING 23rd APRIL 10:30am

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 DĂșn 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

AGM

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. […]

Security Update January

We have reports of attempted break ins over the Christmas period. These have been reported during the day time. While the Gardai are aware of the break ins, we ask that you remain vigilant.     These are straightforward steps to minimize the risk of burglary: Contact Ratharfarnham Garda station if you notice anything suspicious […]

Happy 2016!

We wish all our residents a very Happy and prosperous New Year.

Dog Found

Someone in Marley Grange found a dog. If any knows the owner of this dog, please contact us at info@marleygrange.ie.

Security Update December

While December bring a time of good will and festivities, we would ask you be extra vigilant during this time. If you notice any suspicious activity, please report in to Rathfarnham Garda Station. Our homes are sanctuaries where we should feel safe and secure. We get alot of people calling at our doors at this time […]

Marlay Park Concerts 2016

Following numerous representations and submissions to the Council regarding the Marlay Park Concert Programme, an agreement has been reached between MCD Productions and the County Council for the programme for the next five years. The previous contract allowed for a maximum number of concerts of 9 per annum , up to an audience capacity of 250,000 […]

Biodiversity Update on the Little Dargle River

On Saturday 21 November a host of volunteers joined An Cathaoirleach, Councillor Barry Saul, naturalist Dale Treadwell and members of the Marley Grange Residents Association to help plant 350 native trees and shrubs along the Little Dargle River in an effort create a haven for the rare butterfly species – the Brimstone Butterfly. Answering the […]

Biodiversity in Action Project-Saturday 21st November

Biodiversity in Action Project Marley Grange, beside the River Dargle Saturday 21st November 2015 Starting times: 10:30 for residents of Marley Grange                                 12 noon for those outside the estate until finish. On Saturday 21st November from 12 noon Dean Eaton will […]

November is Crime in the Community Awareness Month

Our homes are sanctuaries where we should feel safe and secure. During the winter months, it’s important to take extra steps to deter potential burglaries. Last week, Crimestoppers launched a new campaign to combat the problem of burglary in the community. The campaign is calling on members of the public to be vigilant for suspicious activity and to make […]

Help Needed – Biodiversity

Help is needed for planting and maintenance on Nuns Walk ( near Llewelyn) and along the river. If you have any free time on Saturdays please let us know. Transition year students very welcome.  Please contact Mary( 087 9391042) For Biodiversity in our gardens if choosing plants for your garden  please consider those which encourage […]

Tree Care Programme: November 2015 Update

As we notified you earlier this year a contractor would be appointed by DLRCC, Parks for the removal of specified trees on Manor Rise, Manor Heath Highfield Drive and Dargle Valey. The Council has now informed us that the Tree Felling Contractor has been appointed and will commence this work on Mon next 9th Nov. […]

Road Sweeping

MGRA have formally requested a full Road Sweep of the Estate due to the build up of leaves and the Council have said they would have this carried out towards the end of this week i.e. 5-6th November. This could happen earlier depending on when the Road Sweepers become available, so if you have an […]

Halloween Party in Marlay Grange House

As mentioned in a previous post there is a charity Fundraising Event at Marlay Grange house on the Grange Road on October 31st. The event is not organised nor has any association with the Marley Grange Residence Association or housing estate. It is the intention of Marlay Grange house owner and the event management team to […]

Halloween

We wish to thank all the effort that residents go to, to make their houses special for Halloween. Some houses are truly magically spooky for Halloween. We have a great atmosphere around the area on Halloween but would request that if you seen any instances of dumping or stockpiling for bonfires, ou can report them to […]

Biodiversity in November

Marley Grange Biodiversity Project – Down by the river. On Saturday 21st November at 10:30, we hope to have a community/ school planting day along the Little Dargle River to plant 100 s of native saplings and shrubs to attract endangered butterflies and bees. If interested please come along. Please contact Mary Connolly biodiversity@marleygrange.ie,  087 9391042. For […]

New dog control legislation

Dog owners should be aware that new regulations have come into force covering mandatory identification of dogs using  microchip technology. (S.I. No. 63/2015 – Microchippng of Dogs Regulations 2015). From Sept all new puppies need to be microchipped, and by March 2016 the regulations will cover dogs of all ages. MGRA welcomes any initiatives that […]

Marlay Grange House – Charity Event

A fund raising event in aid of the Barnardos charity was held in Marlay Grange House on November 1st 2014. This event caused considerable noise disturbance and nuisance in surrounding areas and resulted in a deluge of complaints to Rathfarnham and Dundrum Garda stations. One of the residential estates nearby is Marley Grange Estate. Subsequent […]

Exploring Nature – dlr Biodiversity Events

For all the latest DLR Biodiversity Events, Exploring Nature – dlr Biodiversity Events see them at http://events.dlrcoco.ie/event/exploring-nature-dlr-biodiversity-events Including  Saturday 7th November Make a Bird Peanut Log Feeder 10am–12.30pm. Marlay Park. Meet in the main car park off Grange Road. At this time of year, many birds struggle to find food. You can help them by making your very own peanut […]

Young Adult Ecotherapy Walk for World Mental Health Day

Date & Time: 10th Oct 2015 10am Location: Killiney Hill, Car Park, Killney Hill Road Cost: Free  Event Description As part of the Festival of Inclusion 2015: DLR Nature for Health Group are facilitating a two hour ecotherapy walk in the beautiful surroundings of Killiney Hill. The walk is to celebrate World Mental Health Day and to promote […]

Exploring Nature in Marley Grange

There are a number of bio-diversity events in Marley Grange and other local parks in September/October organized by DLR Co Co. Please see the link below for all the details. Many events require pre-booking so please contact the event leader where stated. For enquiries please call Dean Eaton (Asst. Environmental Awareness Officer) 01 204 7900 […]

Tree Pruning

The trees adjacent to all roads in Marley Grange are owned by DLR Co Co. It has come to our attention that a number of trees in Marley Grange have been recently damaged by illegal tree pruning. There is a 5 year tree care programme in place by DLR Co Co and we would ask […]

Security – Please be vigilant for car thieves

Please be vigilant for attempted car break-ins. It has come to our notice that a number of residents cars in Manor Close and Marley have had their cars broken into last Thurs night 16th July, Tuesday 23rd July. The matter has been reported to the Gardai and newly installed local security camera recordings will hopefully lead to […]

Marley Grange Photography Competition

Our web site already has some beautiful photographs of the estate taken over recent years, which reflects how well our environment looks at different times of the year. We would now like to add two new sections to this: an archive of photos from the estate in previous decades (particularly the 1970s when the estate […]

Longitude Festival 17th to 19th July

The Longitude Festival takes place 17th to the 19th of July. There is restricted access into our estate so please have your residential access permit displayed on your car. Access to Marley Grange estate is stopped during the exit of people on the Grange Road for approximately 1 hour 10 minutes during the end of the concerts. […]

Eircode Post System

The eircode post system promises to more accurately identified addresses, leading to easier delivery of goods and services. While more important for rural rather than urban areas, it is likely that many providers of goods and services will look for a post code in the coming months. Anyone who wishes to find out their new unique […]

Biodiversity in Marlay Park Events

There are a number Biodiversity events planned during the summer in Marlay Park and the various other parks in Dun Laoghaire Rathdown. Please see here for  DLR full list of events In Marlay Park the following events are organized: Saturday 9th August Life in the Undergrowth 1pm–2.30pm. Marlay Park Meet in the main car park. […]

Summer Barbeque 2015 August 14th 6:30pm

On August 14th at 6.30pm, we will host a barbeque in the walled gardens of Marley 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 non-members Adults are €20 […]

Contact Information for Concerts

The following contact numbers have been given to us around the concerts. If there are any concerns on the days of the concert please contact the Residents Hotline 014375750 from 11am to 00:30am. Gardai numbers are also provided below. On Non Concert Days – DĂșn Laoghaire Rathdown Council, Marlay Park Concert hotline at 01-2054714, during office hours […]

Retention / Variation of Local Property Tax Rate 2016

DLR County Council will meet in September 2015 to consider the setting of a local adjustment factor for the year 2016. Members must decide whether to retain the variation agreed in 2014, agree an alternative variation or apply no variation. The options available to the elected members for 2016 are (1) Retain the existing level of […]

Marlay Park Concert Update

Dun Laoghaire Rathdown County Council (DLRCOCO) have informed us that they have granted a licence to Festival Republic on behalf of MCD Productions to hold two standalone concerts on 3rd and 4th  July and the Longitude Festival on the 17th, 18th and 19th July. In the coming days the concert organisers / council / Gardai […]

Marley Grange Estate:- Tree Care Programme (TCP) June 2015

This is the 3rd Year of the 5 year Tree Care Programme (TCP) for Marley Grange Estate, originally agreed with DLR CC, Parks Department and MGRA in February 2013. As previously outlined, the roads scheduled for TCP 2015 are in the Manor and Highfield areas of the estate where Crown Lifting (Pruning) and tree removals […]

Water Pipes

There have been recent press articles about lead pipes for water supplies in various parts of the country and we received some inquiries for residents about Marley Grange.  MGRA have contacted Irish water who have confirmed, see below, that there are no lead pipes in the main water mains in the estate. Given that they […]