Burial grounds should be respected

The Glasnevin Trust recently re-applied for planning permission to construct a chapel and car park on burial grounds in St Pauls Cemetery Glasnevin.   Mary objected to the application and called on Dublin City Council to refuse permission for the following reasons: The proposal to build any structure or carpark on the graves of over 3000…

Save our local Post Office

Mary Fitzpatrick is contesting the next General Election to try and secure a fairer recovery for our community. As part of our economic and social recovery Mary believes in protecting and securing essential local community services and facilities such as schools, garda stations, local shops, hospitals and our Post Offices.  In Government Fine Gael and…

Drumcondra & Glasnevin Local Policing Forum

As chair of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee I work with the Gardai, Dublin City Council and the local community to fight crime in our area. Since the closure of Whitehall Garda Station the Gardai operate a weekly clinic in Corpus Christi. Gardai and Dublin City Council attend the Drumcondra Glasnevin local policing forum…

Pay & Display Parking

Dublin City Council Parking Enforcement has confirmed that the Pay and Display and Permit Parking Schemes for Iona Park, Iona Crescent and Iona Drive will come into effect on Monday, 2nd September, 2013. Mary

Violet Hill & Griffith Parks

Violet Hill’s beautiful meadow style park and Griffith Park, both with the Tolka river running through, are lovely places to spend time and great amenities for our community. Unfortunately when the good weather started the parks were subject to anti-social behaviour and vandalism. Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick raised the issue with the Gardai and Dublin City…

Violet Hill & Griffith Parks

Violet Hill’s beautiful meadow style park and Griffith Park, both with the Tolka river running through, are lovely places to spend time and great amenities for our community. Unfortunately when the good weather started the parks were subject to anti-social behaviour and vandalism. Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick raised the issue with the Gardai and Dublin City…

Griffith Park

Following complaints from local residents of anti-social behaviour late at night in Griffith Park I asked the Gardai and Dublin City Council to take action to eliminate such activity in the park.  The Gardai agreed to prioritise the park on foot and bike patrols.  Dublin City Council has agreed to my request to erect signs in Griffith Park…

Finglas Road

In recent years Dublin City Council has undertaken work to improve the appearance of the Finglas Road so that it complements the worldclass Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.  The planting of trees and re-organisation of parking by Dublin City Council has contributed to a better appearance and easier access for visitors to the graveyard and museum.  Following my…

Finglas Road

In recent years Dublin City Council has undertaken work to improve the appearance of the Finglas Road so that it complements the worldclass Glasnevin Cemetery Museum.  The planting of trees and re-organisation of parking by Dublin City Council has contributed to a better appearance and easier access for visitors to the graveyard and museum.  Following my…