Dublin City Agreement 2019-2024

Since being elected to Dublin City Council Mary has worked with other City Councillors to put in place a policy led agreement for Dublin City 2019-2024. The Dublin Agreement 2019-2024 is supported by Fianna Fáil, Green, Labour and Social Democrat City Councillors. It prioritises climate action, housing, community development, SMEs, culture, sport and safer public…

Cabra Community Policing

Mary is a founding member and director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum.  At its community forum meeting on May 28th, 2019 Gardai reports from Cabra, Bridewell and Mountjoy were reviewed. Issues discussed include the following: Garda resources for Cabra Community Policing Garda Drugs unit Scramblers and quads Congregating youths People living in Cabra are…

Ballymun Bus Corridor

Dublin needs a more reliable, efficient and affordable bus service for our city to be more liveable. Mary has been working with residents, community organisations and businesses to achieve a more efficient, reliable and affordable bus service to serve our community. Mary made a detailed submission to the National Transport Authority in relation to the…

Phoenix Park Visitor Strategy

The Phoenix Park is Europe’s largest city park and an invaluable local public amenity. The Office of Public Works, OPW, recently published a draft visitor strategy for the park which ran to more than 200 pages. Mary made a detailed submission to the OPW calling for the following: • Greater awareness and public consultation •…

Pelletstown Educate Together, update

Following Mary’s representations on behalf of Educate Together Pelletstown in respect of a permanent school building, the Minister for Education has advised Mary that the acquisition process for the school’s permanent site is now complete. You can read the Minister’s full reply HERE. A planning application for the permanent accommodation for the school was lodged…

Cabra Water Repairs

For weeks Mary has made representations to Irish Water to fix a significant water leak at the junction of the Cabra Road and Dowth Avenue. Following Mary’s representations Irish Water have advised that they will attempt to repair the leak on 02/06/19. Irish Water advised Mary that traffic management including traffic lights switch off is…

Thank You

On May 25th 2019 Mary Fitzpatrick was elected on the first count and having exceeded the quota to represent Ashtown, Cabra, Drumcondra, Glasnevin, Phibsborough and Pelletstown on Dublin City Council. Upon being elected Mary paid tribute to her hardworking team of friends and supporters and to all those who voted for her. Cllr Mary congratulated…

MetroLink

Mary’s submission to the MetroLink preferred route public consultation supports the proposal for improved public transport and calls for the following: Independent cost benefit analyses Greater detail on station design and ventilation shaft Consultation with local residents Preservation of Berkeley Road park You can read Mary’s submission HERE.

Dublin Town

Mary represented Fianna Fáil at the Dublin Town Local Election 2019 hustings held on May 17th in the Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street. Dublin Town members expressed strong dissatisfaction with Dublin City Council’s cleaning and management of public realm. Employers highlighted spiraling business costs in Dublin City as a driver of small business failures and referred…

Dublin Monaghan Bombings

On Friday 17th May 1974 Mary was five years old. At 5.30pm with her mam and siblings Mary was walking from Henry Street to get a bus home when without warning three car bombs exploded a few hundred meters away on Talbot Street and Parnell Street killing 34 people. Forty five years on and not…