General News

Joint meeting of SAMRA and STTCA on 19th February 2020

A joint meeting took place between SAMRA (Sandymount and Merrion Residents Associations) and STTCA (Sandymount Tidy Towns Community Association on the 19th of February 2020. Here is a link to the minutes of that very productive meeting. Joint SAMRA & STTCA Meeting Minutes 19 Feb…
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SAMRA AGM Presentation

Thank you to all our members who attended our 2019 AGM on Monday. It was a very well attended AGM with lively discussion, sharing of ideas and visions for the future of our community. SAMRA - 2019 AGM - PRESENTATION. If you would like to…
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SAMRA Submission to DCC re Roslyn Park Planning Application

The deadline for submissions is tomorrow Friday the 13th of December 2019. SAMRA Submission to DCC Re Roslyn Park Planning Application
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Flood Protection works in Sandymount

SAMRA - Update on Floor Defenses Dec 2019
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SAMRA Submission to Bus Connects – December 2019

Click here to read SAMRA's Recent Submission to Bus Connects Dec 2019
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SAMRA 2019 AGM is on the 13th of January 2020.

The (SAMRA) Sandymount & Merrion Residents Association, Annual General Meeting 2019 will take place at the  Sandymount Hotel on Monday 13th January 2020 at 7.30 pm Come and JOIN us and Your Resident Colleagues! Today – we have some big challenges …. Help us to…
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Planning Application at Roslyn Park Site

"SAMRA member's attention is drawn to a new PLANNING APPLICATION - at Roslyn Park Site Ref: 4429/19.  NOTE That this application is in consultation phase, with a closure date for submission : Friday 13th December. Note the Seafort residents have a planned meeting on 10th December and…
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Ectocarpus On Sandymount Strand Presentation by Roisin Ni Cheallaigh

Roisin Ni Cheallaigh very kindly shared her wonderful and informative presentation with us at our last committee meeting on the 21st of October 2019. She gave us permission to share her presentation with you all here. SAMRA Ectocarpus 21.10.19 v4
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DCC Briefing Bulletin – Ectocarpus

Click here to read the explanatory briefing by DCC about the foul smelling Algae Bloom covering the beach along the strand area.
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SEAGRASS Presentation to SAMRA 23rd September 2019

SEAGRASS Presentation for SAMRA 23 September 2019
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Coast Watch Survey – Download Now!

An opportunity has emerged for all interested SAMRA members (Big and Small / Young and Old !) to take part in the 2019 Coast Watch survey which runs from 15th September to 15th October. This requires a simple survey along 500 metres of coastline -…
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SAMRA meeting with new Councillors – Sept 2019

SAMRA - Councillors Sep 2019 - FINAL Follow Up ACTIONS PACK SAMRA have now agreed to meet with the local Councillors periodically going forward to discuss SAMRA's priorities for the local community. They welcome our organised approach and our prioritisation of local issues.
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Our Seagrass Bed at Merrion Sandymount Strand

SEA GRASS - here is an overview provided by a local resident who attended a local site lecture on the Sandymount Strand : Our sea-grass bed at Merrion/Sandymount Strand. Any September or October watch out for the stretch of sea beside the houses near Merrion…
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SAMRA’s Lorna Kelly interviewed on Newstalk about proposals to build on Sandymount Strand

In response to recent press coverage about proposals to build on Sandymount Strand, Lorna Kelly from SAMRA explained in an interview to Newstalk why this would be a bad idea. Click here to listen to the Interview on Newstalk
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Family Fun Day 2019

A great Day was had by all. Thanking you all for your support.
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