Up the Dubs!

The very best of the luck to the ladies and mens Dublin GAA teams over the month of August. We are all rooting for you and All-Ireland success!

Phibsborough BusConnects

Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick offered her perspective on the latest National Transport Authority (NTA) plans for BusConnects and Phibsboro as well as calling for better consultations with local Councillors. Click HERE to read the full article in the Dublin InQuirer.

Bus Connects, update

Mary welcomes the clarification and release of information by the National Transport Authority (NTA) of revised proposals for public realm “enhancements” in Stoneybatter and Phibsborough associated with their proposed Blanchardstown and Ballymun bus corridors. You can review the revised proposals for Stoneybatter HERE and for Phibsborough HERE. Mary supports the provision of a more affordable,…

Connaught Street Dereliction, Update

For more than a decade Mary has campaigned to get Dublin City Council to tackle dereliction in our community.  Finally, in July 2019 Dublin City Council confirmed to Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick that it is finalising acquisition of 19 & 21 Connaught Street, Dublin 7.    The Transfer of Ownership to DCC is expected to be…

Phibsboro SC Re-development

As promised during the local election campaign, Mary submitted a motion to the first meeting of Dublin City Council calling for Dublin City Council, the developer, Tesco and Bohemians to meet with DCC and local City Councillors to resolve the dispute and agree a way forward.  The motion appeared on the agenda as follows:”The elected…

Ballymun Bus Corridor

Dublin needs a more reliable, efficient and affordable bus service for our city to be more liveable. Mary has been working with residents, community organisations and businesses to achieve a more efficient, reliable and affordable bus service to serve our community. Mary made a detailed submission to the National Transport Authority in relation to the…

Phibsborough

From when Mary was first elected in 2004 she championed the redevelopment of Phibsorough as a prime urban center. The redevelopment of Phibsborough Shopping Centre and Dalymount stadium are critically important for regeneration of our prime urban centre and should be undertaken in an integrated way. It is more than four years since DCC acquired…

Towards 2022

The Dublin North West Area Partnership is a state funded organisation dedicated to developing community, education and employment opportunities for people living in the Navan road, Cabra, Phibsborough, Drumcondra, Glasnevin, Finglas and Ballymun areas. As a volunteer director Mary was delighted to attend the launch of DNWAP’s Strategic Plan, Towards 2022, with other directors and…

Use it or lose it

More than ten years ago Mary started making representations to Dublin City Council to address dereliction in Dublin Central.  Finally late last year DCC commenced the compulsory purchase order process for  two derelict properties on Connaught Street, Dublin 7. Mary says “The process is tortuously slow and a different approach is required. ” “There are…

Dublin Bus Network Redesign

The National Transport Authority is proposing to re-design Dublin cities bus network.  Their stated objective of the re-design is to increase bus services and frequency but some residents are legitimately concerned that it will leave them with a significantly reduced service.   There are a number of changes proposed to the bus service in Dublin Central…