Gateway to the City

On Sunday 29th September Mary was delighted to deputise for the Lord Mayor of Dublin City at Dublin Cities brand new street festival “Gateway to the City” which showcased the history, culture and delicious food that Dorset Street, Blessington Street and environs has to offer.The event was organised by Dorset Street Together with the support…

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…

Phizzfest 2020

Mary was delighted to help obtain funding from Dublin City Council to enable Phizzfest secure its first ever premises, in the heart of Phibsborough village in the old Miss Mary’s shop, Unit 12, Phibsboro Shopping Centre. Phizzfest intend using the Space as a community arts hub capable of hosting theatre, music, literary events and visual…

Buzzfest 2019

Mary was proud to represent Lord Mayor of Dublin City to officially open #BuzzfestD7. With support from Dublin City Council Phibsboro Tidy Towns organised a celebration of our environmentally friendly, biodiverse, creative and sustainable urban Phibsborough Community. Huge thanks and credit to all the volunteers and Fr Aidan and the parish community for the use of…

Central Area Committee, Sep-19

Mary represented the interests of the people of the Cabra Glasnevin ward of Dublin City Council at the September 2019 Central Area Committee.  You can watch the meeting HERE Among the issues discussed were housing proposals for O’Devaney Gardens, Infirmary Road and St Finbars Court.  Mary also raised issues around traffic, parking, waste management and…

Phibsborough Business Watch

Safer communities are happier and healthier communities.  Unfortunately, a certain level of crime is everywhere, and the Gardaí cannot successfully tackle it without community support.  Mary is delighted to join and support Phibsborough Businesses and the Gardaí set-up a local Business Watch for the Phibsborough area. Anyone owning or operating a business or public space…

BusConnects, Update

The NTA advised Mary that there will be BusConnects Community Forums in respect of the following routes over the coming weeks: Blanchardstown to City Centre in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown on Tuesday 10th September @6.30pm. Ballymun to City Centre/Finglas to Phibsborough in The Axis Centre, Ballymun on Thursday 19th September @6.30pm. Swords to City…

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,…