Ballymun Bus Corridor

The National Transport Authority, NTA, is consulting the public on the redesign of Dublin’s Public Bus Network and proposing to create 16 core bus corridors.  Their stated objective is to reduce journey times and increase reliability and capacity of the bus service. An affordable, efficient and reliable public transport service is essential for our city…

Strike for Climate Change

Young people fearful for their future and the future of our planet are calling for action on climate change. Mary supports young peoples call for our Government to stop shirking its responsibilities and to take urgent and coordinated action to address climate change. Over the last eight years Fine Gael have failed to address climate…

Botanic SHD

The housing crisis is most acute in Dublin Central where there have been zero new social, affordable or private homes built by the state since 2011. Low and middle income workers can no longer afford to rent or buy in Dublin Central. Young families are forced to move to and commute from the midlands due…

MetroLink

The National Transport Authority has released a revised proposal for a high capacity, high frequency, single bore 19km underground MetroLink rail tunnel from Swords to Charlmont. Following Mary and others representations in support of Na Fianna, Scoil Chaitriona, Scoil Mobhi and Homefarm FC the NTA revised their plans and there will be no boring launch…

North Inner City LE’19

On Sunday 24th March 2019, on Moore Street the birthplace of Ireland’s republic, Mary was delighted to launch the 2019 local election campaign for Imran Khurshid to represent Dublin’s North Inner City. Since 2007 Imran has worked as a solicitor in Smithfield supporting and working for people in Dublin’s north inner city. Through hardwork and…

Dublin Bus Corridors

Mary strongly supports any proposals which will make Dublin City’s bus service more efficient, reliable and affordable for residents and visitors alike.   Without good public transport Dublin City will grind to a halt.  Mary is working with and supporting individual residents, groups, community organisations and businesses in Glasnevin, Drumcondra, Phibsborough, Navan Road, Stoneybatter, Blackhorse Avenue…

Re-zoning Dublin Industrial Estate

Dublin City Council is proposing to rezone industrial lands in the city to allow residential developments.  In Dublin Central the proposal includes rezoning the Dublin Industrial Estate off the Ballyboggan Road to allow residential development.  You can read the full report HERE. Dublin City Council advised Mary that DCC hopes their proposal to rezone industrial…

Affordable Homes

At the 2019 Fianna Fáil Ard Fheis Mary renewed her call for Fianna Fáil to champion the delivery of affordable homes for working people and to reject the failed housing policies of Fine Gael. Mary urged Fianna Fáil to deliver affordable, social, co-operative and cost rental, energy efficient homes, in mixed income developments on state…

Climate Action Plan

Dublin City Council can play a lead role in helping Dublin contribute to addressing climate change. Along with the Lord Mayor of Dublin City, Cllr Niall Ring, Mary welcomes Dublin City Council’s publication of their draft Climate Action Plan and their invite to the general public to have their say on the draft plan. The…

Educate Together, Pelletstown

Mary recently met with teachers and parents to lend her support for a permanent school building for Pelletstown Educate Together National School. As a parent of three school children Mary understands the anxiety caused to parents and the pressure imposed on teachers when there are inadequate school facilities. Mary is working to ensure the long-promised…