Dublin Central Constituency Boundary Change

The Constituency Boundary Commission recently recommended that the constituency of Dublin Central be restored to a four-seater.  The electoral areas of Botanic A, B, C and Drumcondra South A and C will be included in the four seat Dáil Constituency of Dublin Central which will include Ballybough, Cabra, Drumcondra, East Wall, Glasnevin, Phibsborough, North Strand,…

Dáil Constituency Boundary Review

Following the last census the Minister established a Constituency Commission  to review and report on constituencies for the election of members of Dáil Éireann (TDs) and the election of Irish members (MEPs) of the European Parliament. The Commission is tasked with reviewing the existing constituencies and making recommendations, for no change or for alteration of boundaries,…

How to spend €2.2m ??

2013 has started with some good news for Dublin City. The City Council has an extra and unexpected €2.2m to spend this year and I want the money to be used wisely to support services to citizens and employment in the city. On November 26th, 2012 the Lord Mayor and City Councillors of Dublin met…

Seanad should be radically reformed, not abolished

In an effort to win electoral support Enda Kenny promised to abolish the Seanad. The proposal grabbed headlines but thats about all. Since winning electoral support and gaining power Enda Kenny’s government has done precious little to progress political reform at any level in Ireland. I believe we need reform of politics in this country…

Seanad should be radically reformed, not abolished

In an effort to win electoral support Enda Kenny promised to abolish the Seanad. The proposal grabbed headlines but thats about all. Since winning electoral support and gaining power Enda Kenny’s government has done precious little to progress political reform at any level in Ireland. I believe we need reform of politics in this country…

Seanad 2011

The last of the Seanad counts took place on Friday and I congratulate all those who contested the election, winners and losers alike. I wish to thank those who nominated me for the Seanad election and all those who voted for me. Obviously it was disappointing not to have been elected but I was greatly…

Poster down time …

The team are busy taking down election posters from poles throughout Dublin Central. If you see any we may have missed please use my contact details to send a message with the location. Many thanks, Mary.

The Day After …

Sunday Feb 27th and I won’t deny we are all devastated by yesterdays election results. My team and I put in a huge effort to get elected but sadly it was not meant to be. But the people of Dublin Central have decided and congratulations go to Pascal, Joe, Maureen and Mary Lou. Thanks to…

Polling Day

Today is the day the voters of Dublin Central will elect four people to represent us in the next Dail. Thank you for the kindness, encouragement and support shown to me and my team during the campaign. Over the course of the campaign I have tried to meet and talk to as many constituents as…

Polling Day

Today is the day the voters of Dublin Central will elect four people to represent us in the next Dail. Thank you for the kindness, encouragement and support shown to me and my team during the campaign. Over the course of the campaign I have tried to meet and talk to as many constituents as…