Drumcondra Traffic Changes

In August 2017 Dublin City Council implemented new traffic restrictions on Millmount Ave at Ferguson and Walsh Road, Drumcondra aimed at traffic calming this residential area.   The restrictions have been introduced on a six month trial basis. I have received feedback both for and against the road closure.   While roads in the direct vicinity…

Royal Canal Clean-up Saturday 12th April

The next Royal Canal clean-up day is this Saturday, 12th April, and the Royal Canal team will have two different groups working on the day. If you’ve been at a clean up in the past few months, you know that there have been some changes, and they are excited to announce that there are now…

Royal Canal Day

Everyone is invited to the ROYAL CANAL DAY, a dynamic event planned by the Dublin City North Volunteer Centre.  The Royal Canal Day will take place on October the 12th along the banks of the Royal Canal with the main objective being to get local people to come out, have some fun and to clean-up litter all…

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…

Drumcondra Street Signs

A number of roads between Walsh and Ferguson Road are without street signs indicating the road name. Following my representations Dublin City Council added a request for appropriate road signage in June 2013 to its roads maintenance system and the situation will be addressed. Mary

Na Fianna Spring Fair

The annual Na Fianna Spring Fair takes place on Sunday 3rd March 2013 from 1pm.  As well as being a great day for the family the Spring Fair is a very important fundraiser for the club.  The club is accepting any donations so if you can bake a cake, have a spare bottle or some…