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…

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.

Drumcondra Mens Shed

Mary attended the opening of Drumcondra Mens Shed at Rosmini GAA Club House on Botanic Avenue.  The Drumcondra Mens Shed is an initiative from Drumcondra Tidy Villages and Rosmini GAA supported by Dublin City Council.  Drumcondra Village is increasing dominated by traffic and congestion which makes it easy to forget that it is one of…

Community Policing

Drumcondra and Glasnevin Dublin City Council will re-establish the Drumcondra and Glasnevin Community Policing Forum on November 20th @ 7pm in the Maples Hotel on Iona Rd. The forum is a great opportunity for residents and businesses in the area to meet with Dublin City Council Officials, local Gardaí and their elected local representatives to…

Community Policing

Drumcondra & Glasnevin Since being appointed Chair of Dublin City Joint Policing Committee Mary has identified improved community policing as an objective to be delivered for Drumcondra. Following Mary’s representations regarding policing issues in Drumcondra and Glasnevin, the Gardaí have advised that they intend holding a community meeting.  Gardaí from Santry will hold a Community…

Drumcondra Road Trees

Dublin City Council are undertaking greening improvement work on the central median on Drumcondra Road Lower and Dorset Street.  Before the works commenced 21 of the 22 trees on Drumcondra Road Lower were dead.  The works will remove the dead trees and hard surfaces and introduce new trees and ground planting.   The new trees will…

Drumcondra Mens Shed

Mary is delighted to help Drumcondra Tidy Villages set-up a “Drumcondra Mens Shed”.  Huge thanks to Rosmini GAA for providing use of their premises and Dublin City Council for guidance and support.  The Drumcondra Mens Shed is inviting people living in Drumcondra and interested in undertaking environmental works in our community to get in touch…

Na Fianna & DCU Partnership

Mary was delighted to deputise for the Lord Mayor at the launch of CLG Na Fianna and DCU’s Community Partnership at Na Fianna’s clubhouse on St Mobhi Road. This 7 year agreement enables shared access to facilities, internships, promotion of the Irish language, cultural activities, volunteering & coaching initiatives. Click HERE to read more about…

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…

Support Our Secretaries

School secretaries are vital to the successful running of every school.  Yet as employees they are being treated as second class citizens.   90% of school secretaries do not have the same safeguards in place as the other 10% who are employed directly by the Department of Education.  These secretaries are at a great disadvantage when…