Anger in Mount Merrion over development at Doyle mansion

Residents write to TDs, senators, after planning sought for 43 homes on grounds of Georgian demesne

26th March, 2017
Thornhill House in Mount Merrion Co Dublin, previously home to famous hotelier PV Doyle; inset, his son David Rollingnews

The Mount Merrion Residents’ Association wrote to members after David Doyle, the son of the founder of Jurys and the Burlington, applied for planning permission to build 47 homes on the grounds of Thornhill House in Cherrygate.

Thornhill was home to the Doyle family from the 1960s. Following the death of PV Doyle’s wife Margaret in 2010, the home was bequeathed to her children, Anne, Eileen, Bernie, Michael and David. It was acquired by David...

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