Merrion, Dublin

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The Merrion Centre (shopping centre)
The Merrion Centre (shopping centre)
Merrion is located in Ireland
Location in Ireland
Coordinates: 53°19′00″N 6°12′31″W / 53.3167°N 6.2086°W / 53.3167; -6.2086Coordinates: 53°19′00″N 6°12′31″W / 53.3167°N 6.2086°W / 53.3167; -6.2086
CountyCity of Dublin
 • Dáil ÉireannDublin Bay South
Time zoneUTC+0 (WET)
 • Summer (DST)UTC-1 (IST (WEST))
Area code(s)01, +353 1
Irish Grid ReferenceO190325

Merrion (Irish: Muirfin)[1] is a townland and suburban area located about 4 km south east of Dublin City. The townland has an area of approximately 0.8 square kilometres (0.3 sq mi).[2]

Merrion is situated along the Merrion Road between Ballsbridge to the north and Booterstown to the south.[citation needed] This stretch of road, about 1 km long, contains a shopping mall (the Merrion Centre), St. Vincent's University Hospital, a Catholic church (Our Lady Queen Of Peace),[3] the Merrion Inn public house, a petrol station, a Bank of Ireland branch, a restaurant and several retail outlets.[citation needed]

Merrion lies within the administrative area of Dublin City Council, and ends at the border with the Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council administrative area, near the Merrion Gates.[citation needed]


  1. ^ "Muirfin / Merrion (baile fearainn)". Placenames Database of Ireland. Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  2. ^ "Merrion Townland, Co. Dublin". Retrieved 20 May 2022.
  3. ^ "Welcome to Our Lady Queen of Peace Parish".