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…

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…

Parnell Cultural Quarter

Six years on from the launch of the Parnell Square Cultural Quarter, Mary renews her call to the Minister for Finance and the Government to provide funding for the redevelopment of Parnell Square. In 2013 Mary welcomed the announcement by Dublin City Council to regenerate the old Colaiste Mhuire buildings on Parnell Square, build a…

Connolly SHD

At the November meeting of the Central Area Committee Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick called for Dublin City Council to reject the Connolly SHD proposal for 741 “build to rent” residential units on a 7 acre state owned site adjacent to Connolly Station.    This is a hugely important state owned site with the potential to provide…

Moore Street

Mary chaired the second meeting of the Lord Mayors Forum on Moore Street in City Hall on November 4th 2019, draft minutes HERE. Mary welcomed the update from Dublin City Council that two new traders will commence on the Street and a third applicant is being processed. The Lord Mayors Forum has been tasked by…

Markets MUGA

Mary was delighted to represent the Lord Mayor at the official opening of the Markets Multi Use Games Area (or MUGA) in this ancient part of our capital city. Community Leaders from Saint Michans House, Kevin Barry House, Henrietta House, Ormond Square, Constitution Hill & Chancery House as well as members of the Markets Muga…

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…

Connolly SHD

At the November Central Area Committee Mary called for the proposed Strategic Housing Development at the rear of Connolly Station to be rejected in its current format because this proposal for 741 tiny, build-to-rent apartments is cheap and falls far short of what this hugely important site in our capital city deserves. 98% of the…

Moore Street Forum

Following appointment by Lord Mayor of Dublin City to Chair the Lord Mayor’s Forum on Moore Street, Mary chaired the first meeting of the Lord Mayors Forum.  The meeting was attended by relatives of 1916, Moore Street Business owners, City Councillors and City Council Management.   Matters discussed included the working of the Lord Mayors…

Connolly SHD

An application for planning permission for a Strategic Housing Development of 741 residential units in 8 blocks to the rear of Connolly Station has been made to An Bord Pleanala.  The application was submitted to An Bord Pleanála on 16th October 2019, who are now in the process of validating the application.  The last date for observations/submissions…