Dublin Central Post Offices

Mary is a strong supporter of the local Post Offices that serve the people of Dublin Central.  Mary has worked with and on behalf of Post Masters in Dublin Central to protect this important local service since they came under threat from the Fine Gael and Labour Government more than three years ago . Mary welcomed…

Passport delays

The passport office is recording increased demand for Irish passports and there are currently more than 50,000 passport applications queued in the Passport Office. The average application is taking 20 working days to process (this includes Passport Express) Those lucky to be planning to travel abroad should double check that their passport is in date…

Save Dublin Central Post Offices

News reports of the proposed closing of 200 Post Offices around the country points to a shallow and cynical commitment given  by Fine Geal and Labour to save all Post Offices in the run up to the last General election. Mary campaigned to save all Post Offices in Dublin Central because they provide an essential service to…

Sgt McCabe Inquiry

Michéal Martin showed mature and considered leadership when he correctly prioritised truth and justice for Sgt McCabe and his family above any other considerations. All elected representatives should unite to ensure justice is served. You can watch his contribution in the Dáil at Leaders Questions here.  

Sports Capital Grants 2017

Dublin Central is fortunate to have many successful sports organisations most of which rely heavily on members voluntary contributions.  In previous years Mary supported local clubs make successful applications and gain valuable financial support from the Sports Capital Programme. This year the 2017 Sports Capital Programme will operate an on-line application process from 9am on…

Christmas 2016

Christmas is a special time for family and friends to be together, to count our blessings and to spare a thought for those less fortunate.  Mary wishes all her friends and family a happy and peaceful Christmas.  Nollaig shona daoibh go léir.

Christmas Appeal

URGENT APPEAL – BABY FOOD & NAPPIES Since 1969 Br Kevin Crowley and the Capuchins have operated a day centre for homeless people in Dublin providing hot meals, medical and social care.  Daily they serve more than 600 meals to homeless people and give out more than 1,000 food parcels each week. Together with Ógra…

Broadstone to be revealed

Like most local people I was horrified by the sight of the large ugly concrete wall recently constructed as part of the LUAS stop which obscures Broadstone Station. I was really taken aback by the wall because as a City Councillor 2004-2014 and former member of Grangegorman Development Authority I took great interest in and supported the…

Value Your Vote

The surprise US Presidential election result highlights the immense power individual voters can have through the ballot box. In order to be able to vote at an election or referendum, a person’s name must be entered on the Register of Electors for the locality in which they live. Every year the register of Electors comes into…

2016 Super Draw

Fianna Fáils primary fundraiser is an annual nationwide Super Draw. Fianna Fáil Dublin Central Erskine Childers and Casement Lemass Cumanns are holding a Super Draw Table Quiz. Entry to the table quiz is €10 per person and teams of five will automatically be entered in the national Super Draw and a chance to win the…