Cabra Mens Shed

Mary has been a friend and supporter of Cabra Mens Shed since it was first established.  They are a great group of men who meet weekly to share knowledge, experience and skills.   They are always available and willing to get involved and help out with other community groups and activities.  They are a real positive…

Cabra Pitch

Together with Cllrs McGrattan and Perry, Mary’s motion calling on DCC to progress a proposal for a full sized all weather soccer pitch in Cabra, was unanimously passed at November 2019 Central Area Commiteee.  Mary will work with DCC, the FAI and the local soccer community to progress this exciting initiative.    Anyone involved in…

Community Policing

Cabra, Bridewell & Mountjoy Mary is a founding director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum. At the September meeting of the forum Gardai from Cabra, Bridewell and Mountjoy Garda stations gave detailed reports on activity in the area. Click on your area to see the respective reports: Cabra Bridewell Mountjoy Dublin City Council area staff…

Faussagh House Dereliction

Mary continues to pursue a resolution to the abandoned and derelict site to the rear of the Faussagh House on Faussagh Avenue.  Mary recently asked the Chief Executive of Dublin City Council for an update on action DCC is taking to address the dereliction and if DCC will consider purchasing the site.  In reply Dublin…

St Bernards Reopened

On October 31st 2019 Mary was delighted to welcome the Lord Mayor of Dublin City to reopen St Bernards Youth Club on Fassaugh Avenue. St Bernards was first opened in 1969 and for many decades local volunteers ran a vibrant and fun Youth Club on the premises. The Youth Club ceased to operate in the…

Children First

When it comes to child protection children must all be put first.  Mary joined Tusla, Child and Family Agency, to promote support Tusla Child Protection and Welfare Strategy information Roadshow which was held in St Finbars GAA.  The event gave members of the local Child & Family Support Networks an opportunity to learn more about…

Cabra Community College

Mary actively supported the campaign for a co-educational, non-denominational secondary school in Dublin 7.  Resulting from the campaign Cabra Community College will operate from September 2020 under the partnership of City of Dublin ETB and Educate Together. On Tuesday 22nd October, at 7pm there will be an open evening in the college where the school…

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…

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…

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…