Welcome to

Merrick House

Providing independent living in a sheltered setting in the heart of Terenure


Registered Charity Number 20011888

Our Mission

To provide quality, affordable, private accommodation for older people who need it, offering social support with encouragement to live independently. Read More

Our Offering

  • Eighteen single, en-suite, private rooms
  • Social support with a daily hot lunch
  • Shared kitchens, laundry rooms and a south facing garden
  • Unobtrusive assistance if needed
  • Lunch and all utilities included in rent
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Our Values

  • Showing Respect for the rights and dignity of all residents, staff, volunteers, donors, visitors and neighbours
  • Behaving with Honesty & Integrity in all our interactions
  • Demonstrating Transparency & Accountability in all dealings and in how we implement our documented policies

Our History

  • 1900: TCD faculty and students found new social-housing company
  • 1950's: With visionary GP, Dr Margaret Merrick, company houses 12 seniors, Auburn House, Harold’s Cross
  • 1969: Brand-new Merrick House, offers comfortable, affordable rooms
  • 1983: Merrick House DAC registered as a charity
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