Connolly SHD

On Friday last, An Bord Pleanála granted fast tracked planning permission for a development including over 700 “build-to-rent” apartments beside Connolly Station. In light of this decision, there was unanimous support for Mary’s emergency motion to Dublin City Council, calling for newly elected TDs for Dublin Central to stop the give away of public land….

Irish Deaf Society

The Irish Deaf Society has carried out interviews with Dublin Central Candidates from various parties in advance of General Election 2020 on Saturday 8th February. Mary was delighted to be invited to be interviewed as part of the process. You can see the full interview below.

Save 16 Moore St

Mary was delighted to deputise for the Lord Mayor and to join with 1916 relatives and Moore Street traders at the Save 16 Moore Street workshop in Dublins Mansion House today. This campaign aims to protect the historic Moore Street 1916 Battlefield, described by the National Museum as the most important and significant modern Irish…

NEIC Sail Training Voyages

Dublin’s North East Inner City’s (NEIC) Initiative has been tasked with oversight of the long-term social and economic regeneration of the area. Last summer 30 people from the North East Inner City of Dublin took part in the NEIC Sail Training Voyages aboard the tall ship Pelican of London and the Dublin based vessel Brian…

Housing in Dublin Central

Young working people in Dublin have little or no prospect of having their own home. They’re crippled with rents, living in fear of constant eviction or unable to move out of their own parent’s homes. There are more than 10,000 people homeless and 4,000 of them are children. And yet there are acres of state…

Lindsay Road Dumping

As a resident of Lindsay Road, Mary is conscious of the all too frequent illegal dumping at the top of the road near Harte’s Corner. Following Mary’s representations DCC Public Domain Office has advised that Greyhound have been asked to remove their two bags, sighted recently by a resident, and that the litter warden will…

Traffic Calming Clonliffe Road

Following representations made by Mary in respect of complaints of speeding on Clonliffe Road, DCC’s Transport Advisory Group conducted a speed survey on the road recently. Feedback from the Transport Advisory Group was that the average speeds along the road were well within the speed limit. The group also concluded that the road contains many…

Early Childhood

Rising to the Challenge As a mother of three children Mary is acutely aware of the value of a positive childhood experience. Early childhood in particular is of critical importance to parents, policymakers and our wider society. Mary is happy to do all she can to support three proposals from Early Childhood Ireland which will…

#STOP67

Mary recognises that reform of the State Pension is an important issue. Under Manifesto 2020, Fianna Fáil intends to address concerns raised under #STOP67 as follows: Reinstate the State Pension (Transition) which will be paid to people aged 65 & over who retire but are not yet entitled to a State Pension Establish a Commission…

An Ireland for all

Mary is proud to promote Fianna Fáil’s Manifesto 2020, An Ireland for all. The key objective underpinning this manifesto is a government which serves the needs of all citizens and not the few. Fianna Fáils aims are Quality of life for every family Owning your own home Strong, vibrant & safe communities across Ireland Delivering…