Fruit & Veg Market

Mary’s motion to re-develop the Fruit and Vegetable Market in Smithfield was unanimously supported at the September 2019 meeting of the Central Area Committee. The motion was as follows: The Central Area Committee support the expeditious re-opening of the former wholesale Fruit and Vegetable Market, Dublin 7 as a municipal fresh food and produce market…

BusConnects, Blanchardstown CBC

On September 10th, 2019 Mary attended the Blanchardstown CBC Community Forum organized by the NTA.  You can see the full presentation HERE.    There was a relatively small attendance at the meeting, certainly no more than 100 people from an area with a population of more than 10,000.  Mary asked the NTA to relax their…

The Complex

At a time when cultural space is under pressure in Dublin City Mary is a strong supporter of self-starting independent resilient artists initiatives like The Complex.  Since 2009 the complex has created and sustained a home for artists in Dublin’s north inner city.  Mary was delighted to go along to the opening of their latest…

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…

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!

Dublin Bus Connects

Last year the National Transport Authority, NTA, commenced public consultation on redesigning Dublin’s Public Bus Network.  Their stated objective is to reduce journey times and increase reliability and capacity of the bus service. Mary believes an affordable, efficient and reliable public transport service is essential for our city and increasing the capacity and efficiency of…

Save our local Post Office

Mary Fitzpatrick is contesting the next General Election to try and secure a fairer recovery for our community. As part of our economic and social recovery Mary believes in protecting and securing essential local community services and facilities such as schools, garda stations, local shops, hospitals and our Post Offices.  In Government Fine Gael and…

All-Ireland Final in Smithfield

I’m very pleased that Dublin City Council is providing a big screen at Smithfield Public Plaza, Smithfield, Dublin 7 for the public to enjoy this year’s All-Ireland Football Final.  Fans can enjoy pre-match entertainment from 1.15pm on Sunday before watching the game live on an RTE feed with full match commentary on the 48m2 screenfrom…

Smithfield Horse Fair

Dublin City Council will hold the Smithfield Horse Fair this Sunday 1st September from 9am to 1.30pm. This is the second Horse Fair to be held under new byelaws adopted by Dublin City Council at the start of the year. The fair now takes place twice a year, on the first Sundays in March and…

Motor Tax Office Closures

From January 2013 a new plastic card driver license was introduced in Ireland and Dublin City Council is responsible for the Motor Tax offices that process applications for driving licences and motor tax in Dublin City.  Dublin City Council has advised me that the new process has resulted in a significant increase in workload and as a result, backlogs of post have occurred. This in…