Leaving Cert Update

Leaving Certificate results for 2021 are expected to issue directly to candidates through the Candidate Self Service Portal on Friday 3 September. With the Leaving Cert starting next week both students and parents may have some questions around exams etc, you can click here for answers to frequently asked questions. For more information click here…

Renters Protections

Mary has asked Government to urgently extend protections for renters from rent increases and evictions until the end of the year and to fix loopholes in Rent Pressure Zone regulations. For more information on Rent Pressure Zones click here. FacebookTwitter

Right to Housing

On behalf of the Fianna Fáil parliamentary party, Mary is leading the debate for a constitutional amendment to insert the right to a secure home for every citizen in Bunreacht Na hEireann.  To view Mary’s motion click here. You can watch the debate live HERE on Friday June 4th from 4.15pm. FacebookTwitter

Domestic Violence- National Strategy

Mary & her Seanad colleagues raised awareness of the launch of the Public Consultation on the 3rd National Strategy on Domestic, Sexual & Gender Based Violence (DSGBV). The Department of Justice is fully committed to combating this type of violence and to ensuring that anyone who is a victim of this type of abuse is…

Economic Recovery Plan

In preparation for post Covid recovery the Government will invest 4.5 billion into employment, environmental and post-Covid recovery plan. This will help the full resumption of economic activity and get people back to work. A jobs led recovery will stimulate the economy to a decarbonised, more digital & secure future. For full details click here…

Hammerson’s “Dublin Central”

A planning application has been lodged by Hammersons for “Dublin Central”: The “Dublin Central” plan proposes to include two new public squares, new pedestrian routes and the restoration of historically important laneways. The plan also includes provision for a National Monument at numbers 14 to 17 on Moore Street,due to its role in the Easter…

Social Housing- Stoneybatter

Mary was delighted to view the 23 brand new social housing units delivered in Stoneybatter for Dublin City Council. These beautiful apartments in the heart of Dublin will give homes to 23 families who have been on the Dublin City Council waiting list. FacebookTwitter

Easing of Restrictions

An Taoiseach outlined the next steps in our recovery plan on Friday May 28th. Measures will continue to be in place to support the recovery and an Economic Recovery Plan to chart a course through the summer and beyond will be published next week. The Plan will set out a new phase of supports, investment…

Vaccine Rollout Update

Mary was delighted to recently receive her one shot J&J vaccine at the mass vaccination centre in the Helix Dublin. The HSE says 2.6 million vaccine doses have been administered. 1.8 million of those are first doses and just over 800,000 are second doses. Registration on the online system is open for all those aged…

Vaccine Hub- Kings Inn Street

HSE & Salvation Army’s vaccination hub in Kings Inn Street aimed to vaccinate 700 homeless people, and they have achieved much more- vaccinating over 2000! Mary was delighted to have the opportunity to visit the Hub and congratulate and thank all involved. FacebookTwitter