MetroLink, Albert College

The National Transport Authority recently asked for feedback on the proposal for a MetroLink intervention shaft in Albert College Park. In her submission, Mary called on the NTA to provide a MetroLink Station at Albert College instead of an intervention/ventilation shaft.  A station would have huge benefits for the surrounding area giving direct access to…

Community Policing

Drumcondra and Glasnevin Following the recent re-establishment of the Drumcondra and Glasnevin Community Policing Forum, Mary will chair the next meeting on Wednesday the 1st April 2020 in the Maples Hotel at 7.00pm.  Issues relating to planning, traffic, housing, parks, community and crime will be discussed.  Everyone living and/or working in the Drumcondra/Glasnevin area are welcome to attend. …

Royal Canal Fence

Mary met with engineers from Dublin City Council and Irish Rail to review their proposals for a safety fence on the Royal Canal boundary wall with the train tracks between Cross Guns and Binns Bridge.    In response to Mary’s representations Irish Rail have agreed to install wrought iron railings, consistent with the local architectural…

MetroLink, Albert College

The National Transport Authority is asking the public for feedback on their proposal for a MetroLink intervention shaft in Albert College Park. The deadline for submissions is March 12, 2020.    The intervention shaft is proposed because the distance between the proposed metro stations at Griffith Park and Collins Avenue is greater than maximum permitted…

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…