MetroLink

Mary’s submission to the MetroLink preferred route public consultation supports the proposal for improved public transport and calls for the following: Independent cost benefit analyses Greater detail on station design and ventilation shaft Consultation with local residents Preservation of Berkeley Road park You can read Mary’s submission HERE. FacebookTwitter

Dublin Town

Mary represented Fianna Fáil at the Dublin Town Local Election 2019 hustings held on May 17th in the Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street. Dublin Town members expressed strong dissatisfaction with Dublin City Council’s cleaning and management of public realm. Employers highlighted spiraling business costs in Dublin City as a driver of small business failures and referred…

Dublin Monaghan Bombings

On Friday 17th May 1974 Mary was five years old. At 5.30pm with her mam and siblings Mary was walking from Henry Street to get a bus home when without warning three car bombs exploded a few hundred meters away on Talbot Street and Parnell Street killing 34 people. Forty five years on and not…

Housing

The provision of affordable, secure homes for working people in Dublin Central is a long standing priority for Mary. Mary’s housing priorities are: All state owned lands zoned for housing to be used for public housing Introduction of Vienna Housing model and co-operative housing Re-introduction of affordable housing End dereliction You can read Mary’s detailed…

Climate Action

For more than a decade Mary has campaigned for Climate Action, attending marches, lobbying within Fianna Fáil and challenging Government inaction. Mary welcomed the cross party support for the Fianna Fáil Dáil motion making Ireland the second country in the world to declare a Climate Emergency. However Mary warned that strong Government action must follow…

Education Equality

Mary believes every child should have equal access to education regardless of their ability. Mary has supported and continues to support the provision of co-educational, non-denominational primary and secondary schools so that every child and parent has a choice. Mary is working to ensure that there is school place for ever child especially those with…

Cabra 4 Youth

Mary got involved in politics to serve and make a contribution to her community. As part of her work and as a founding director Mary was delighted in summer 2018 to celebrate Cabra 4 Youth and Cabra Step-up 10th year working with and for young people. Cabra 4 Youth is a community ran service dedicated…

LE19 Manifesto

Mary joined Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin TD and first time Dublin local election candidates to launch their Local Election 2019 Manifesto. The 2019 Fianna Fáil Local Election Manifesto prioritizes action on climate change, housing, safer communities and stronger local democracy. You can read the Fianna Fáil Local Election manifesto HERE. Mary’s priorities if elected…

Not Here Not Anywhere

Mary is a signatory to the Not Here Not Anywhere pledge for a just transition to a fossil free future for Ireland. If elected to Dublin City Council Mary will champion the objectives of the Not Here Not Anywhere campaign. FacebookTwitter

Citizens Agenda

Mary was delighted to submit detailed responses to Dublin Inquirers’ Citizen Agenda and to participate in their Local Election hustings. Mary congratulated and thanked the organizers and all who attended the hustings. Mary spoke about her commitment to equality, public housing, climate action, support for small businesses and the need for stronger local government. You…