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…

Home Farm Pruning

Its been over 6 years since the trees along Home Farm have been pruned. Following representations from Mary, Dublin City Council have confirmed that DCC Parks have carried out an inspection and commited to complete the necessary pruning works within the coming months.

Moore Street

Call on Government to release funds As reported in the Irish Times, at the January meeting of the Central Area Committee Mary’s motion calling on the Government to commence restoration of the National Monument on Moore Street was unanimously supported by City Councillors at the Central Area Committee.  Emergency Motion : Moore Street The elected…

Claremont, Clareville Pay & Display

Following on from Mary’s canvass of Claremont Lawn & Clareville Grove and subsequent request to the Transport Advisory Group, Dublin City Council have confirmed receipt of the application to extend pay & display parking at the entrance to Claremont Lawn & Clareville Grove, off the Finglas Road. The application (ref No: 7013294) must now go…

St Finbar’s Court, delay

At the January 2020 meeting of the Central Area Committee Mary was disappointed that DCC did not bring a Part 8 Planning Application for St Finbar’s Court, Dublin 7 to Councillors for approval.   Mary asked for an update and following the meeting DCC advised that Sean Harrington Architects have completed the revisions requested and submitted…

Scrambler Free Christmas

Mary joined the Lord Mayor of Dublin City to support his appeal to adults not to Buy Quad Bikes or Scramblers this Christmas As chair of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee Mary is part of the Lord Mayors working group tasked with eliminating the use of illegal scramblers in residential city communities.  Once again…

Phoenix Park Visitor Experience

In spring 2019 the OPW invited members of the public to have their say on proposals they had to redevelop the Phoenix Park.  Mary made a detailed submission, which you can read HERE, calling for the following: Protection of the natural amenity and biodiversity Integrated traffic management Refurbishment and retro-fitting of residential properties in the…

Capuchin Day Centre

Mary thanks everyone who generously donated to her annual collection for the Homeless Capuchin Day Centre in Dublin 7.  More than 100 crates were collected of non-perishable foods, toiletries and baby supplies all of which were delivered in time to be used to fill the more than 2,000 parcels handed-out from the day centre before…

Martin Savage 2019

As she has done all her life, on December 22, 2019 Mary and her Dad, Dr Dermot Fitzpatrick, joined the family and relatives of Martin Savage to commemorate the 100th year anniversary of his death.  Martin Savage was a young man who gave his life for Irish freedom and independence.  He demonstrated great bravery, courage…