Stoneybatter Greening

Dublin City Council propose developing a plan to increase greening in Stoneybatter.  Dublin City Council are inviting local residents and businesses to get involved in designing the plan by participating in a number of workshops.  For more information about the Greening project please click HERE and to register for the workshops please email: greeningstoneybatter@dublincity.ie

Our Lady Help of Christians

As a former pupil of Our Lady Help of Christians Girls National School on the Navan Road, Mary was honoured to be invited by the school community to join their 50th anniversary celebrations.  In June with permission from the OPW the girls from the student’s council, teachers, parents and Mary planted a tree in the…

Irish Water

Mary recently met with Irish Water to address issues in the Cabra Glasnevin ward with water supply and flooding.  Included in the issues Mary raised were : Poor water pressure in Cabra and the Navan Road areas Flooding in Cabra East – Click HERE for latest response from Irish water Quality of path/road works related…

O’Devaney Gardens

It is more than three years since the Government proudly announced its intention to develop O’Devaney Gardens as its flagship housing development under Rebuilding Ireland.  Today, following the absence of funding, government commitment and most of all, political will, O’Devaney  remains a vacant, abandoned site and wasted opportunity to use public land to deliver desperately…

Fruit & Veg Market

Mary’s motion to re-develop the Fruit and Vegetable Market in Smithfield was unanimously supported at the September 2019 meeting of the Central Area Committee. The motion was as follows: The Central Area Committee support the expeditious re-opening of the former wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market, Dublin 7 as a municipal fresh food and produce market…

St Finbar’s Court, update

Following demolition of the former Senior Citizen complex, St Finbars Court in Cabra West Dublin City Council is preparing an application for planning permission to build a new Senior Citizen complex on the site.  Following Mary’s request Dublin City Council is holding a consultation meeting with locals on Thursday October 3rd, 2019 at 7pm in…

Gateway to the City

On Sunday 29th September Mary was delighted to deputise for the Lord Mayor of Dublin City at Dublin Cities brand new street festival “Gateway to the City” which showcased the history, culture and delicious food that Dorset Street, Blessington Street and environs has to offer.The event was organised by Dorset Street Together with the support…

O’Devaney Gardens

After more than ten years, on October 7th 2019, Dublin City Councillors will vote to accept or reject a proposal for the redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens as detailed in the City Managers Proposal HERE. Mary believes public land such as O’Devaney Gardens should be used to provide affordable public housing. Unfortunately despite Government identifying O’Devaney…

BusConnects, Ballymun & Finglas CBC

On September 19th, 2019 Mary attended the Ballymun and Finglas CBC Community Forum organized by the NTA.  You can see the full presentation HERE.    There were no more than 50 people in attendance at the meeting from an area with a population of more than 10,000.  To encourage increased attendance Mary asked the NTA…

BusConnects, Blanchardstown CBC

On September 10th, 2019 Mary attended the Blanchardstown CBC Community Forum organized by the NTA.  You can see the full presentation HERE.    There was a relatively small attendance at the meeting, certainly no more than 100 people from an area with a population of more than 10,000.  Mary asked the NTA to relax their…