Fruit & Vegetable Market

Since securing funding to re-open the Dublin 7 Fruit & Vegetable Market as part of the €120 Million Urban Regeneration funding for the North Inner City the pace of progress has been disappointing. Mary has addressed this with the Minister & Dublin City Council. Mary is working to get the Dublin 7 Fruit & Vegetable…

Budget 2023

The Government have published a €11 Billion Budget for 2023. This historic budget will increase social welfare support & put money in people’s pockets through tax cuts. It will mean investment in public services, reduced childcare, education and healthcare costs. Click here for more information on Budget 2023. Some of Budget 2023 highlights: – €3billion…

Corpus Christi Parish Hall

Mary is working with local residents & community groups to re-open Corpus Christi Parish Hall. The Save Our Hall campaign for Corpus Christi National School was featured in the Irish Times recently. Corpus Christi Girls National School is still without proper P.E. facilities and they need the support of the community. Please help by signing…

Sean McDermott Street Update

Mary recently requested an update from the Minister for the OPW on progress of the development of the site of the former Magdalene laundry on Sean McDermott street. The Minister replied with a comprehensive response detailing the 5 year plan for the site. It will be a National Centre that will stand as a National…

Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire

Mary was delighted with the update from the Department of Education that the project for a 16 classroom new school building on Dominick Street for Gaelscoil Coláiste Mhuire can now proceed to tender. This project is one that Mary has been supporting and working on for nearly 20 years. This is welcome news for the…

MetroLink & Bus Connects

Mary welcomes improvements in our public transport system, making it more frequent & sustainable, however she has written to the NTA and the Minister for Transport to express her disappointment at the decision to file planning applications for both these projects at the same time. This will mean that residents affected by these preferred routes…

Bus Connects Ballymun/Finglas Route

The NTA have submitted a planning application to An Bord Pleanala for the Ballymun/Finglas Route of Bus Connects. Following the last round of Public Consultation there have been a small number of changes made to the proposal: A wider footpath is proposed on the western side of Cross Guns Bridge over the Royal Canal on…

Moore Street Market Update

Mary welcomes the news that an operator has been appointed to manage the market on Moore street. The operator will collaborate with both existing traders and retailers on the street to work together on how to successfully build an additional market which will benefit all on the street. This is an important step in Moore…

Free Contraception

Mary is really delighted that the free contraception scheme for women aged 17-25 is now open for business. This will have a massive positive impact on the health and wellbeing of our young women. The scheme is open to all 17-25 year-old women and fully covers the costs of: medical appointments to discuss and prescribe…

Bus Connects Update

Mary has been notified by the NTA of an extension to the time for observations in relation to the Blanchardstown to City Centre Core Bus Corridor Scheme. This is due to an administrative error, relating to figures 6.1 to 6.12 in Volume 3 of the Environmental Impact Assessment Report were not available for inspection on…