St Mobhi Laneway

Dublin City Council have advised Mary that DCC Dangerous Buildings section have closed the laneway linking St Mobhi Boithrin and Church Avenue. The decision was made as a safety precaution because there are structural issue with the Church wall adjoining the lane.  The wall is the responsibility of the Church and Dublin City Council will…

Botanic Avenue, Pay & Display

Following representation from Botanic Avenue Residents, Mary approached Dublin City Council to address the request for Pay & Display parking. DCC have responded and confirmed that its Transport Advisory Group, at its meeting of 28/01/2020, recommended Pay and Display and Permit Parking at this location, subject to a ballot of residents. To read the full…

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…

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…

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…

Simon Botanic Road

UPDATE Mary accompanied members of the Iona District Residents Association (IDRA) and Prospect Architectural Conservation Area (ACA) to a meeting with Dublin Simon to discuss Dublin Simons plans for long term residential housing at 86 & 88 Botanic Road. Following a constructive conversation the key actions / minutes arising out of that meeting were as…

Hyde & Seek

UPDATE Mary has made further representations to the Dublin City Childcare Committee asking for their assistance to meet parents childcare needs.  In response they provided a list of Childcare Service Providers, attached HERE. Mary also asked them to identify and secure possible properties for a replacement childcare service in the area, should alternative care become…

Hyde & Seek

Mary organised a meeting for parents whose children attend Hyde & Seek with Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Children Anne Rabbitte TD. The objective of the meeting was to discuss parents’ concerns over Tusla’s decision to close the creche on December 20th 2019.  Priority for parents is provision of safe, secure and happy childcare for children…