Bike Bunker Beta

Bike Bunkers are being trialled in Stoneybatter and Phibsborough by Dublin City Council as new option secure bike storage option for city dwellers.  BikeBunkers are secure hangars for city residents to securely stow their bicycles close to their home and under cover, saving space and worry, and for just €100 per year.  Currently DCC has…

Shared Domestic Bins

In 2011 Mary opposed DCC’s withdrawal from domestic waste collection which led to chronic problem litter and illegal dumping in Dublin’s inner city.  Mary says that shared Dublin City Council streets bins for domestic waste could be the solution to inner cities chronic dumping problem and encourages inner city dwellers to sign-up to help DCC…

Oxmantown Speeding

Following a canvass of the area, Mary made representations to Dublin City Council in respect dangerous speeding on Oxmantown Road. Dublin City Council have responded to Mary and confirmed they will undertake traffic calming works to address the issue. You can read the correspondence HERE. Specifically they have committed to encourage less speeding by narrowing…

O’Devaney Gardens

Update A report from Assistant Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, Brendan Kenny, confirms that the recent deal brokered by the Dublin Agreement Group to deliver 80% social and affordable homes on the O’Devaney site is legal, will go ahead and will deliver for our community. You can read Mr Kenny’s report in full HERE…

O’Devaney Gardens

Mary is determined that Dublin City Council will deliver social and affordable housing and introduce the Vienna style housing model of affordable rental in Dublin City. In October, Mary and her colleagues rejected a bad Fine Gael / Sinn Fein proposal for O’Devaney Gardens: only 30% social housing, un-affordable housing for average earners and no guaranteed…

O’Devaney Gardens, An Alternative

Affordable housing will never be delivered in Dublin City unless there is a change in Government policy and the State invests in its provision.  O’Devaney Gardens is a 14 acre prime state-owned site in the heart of our capital city with enormous potential to deliver social and affordable homes. De-tenanting of the former local authority…

Stoneybatter Greening

Dublin City Council propose developing a plan to increase greening in Stoneybatter.  Dublin City Council are inviting local residents and businesses to get involved in designing the plan by participating in a number of workshops.  For more information about the Greening project please click HERE and to register for the workshops please email: greeningstoneybatter@dublincity.ie

O’Devaney Gardens

It is more than three years since the Government proudly announced its intention to develop O’Devaney Gardens as its flagship housing development under Rebuilding Ireland.  Today, following the absence of funding, government commitment and most of all, political will, O’Devaney  remains a vacant, abandoned site and wasted opportunity to use public land to deliver desperately…

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…

O’Devaney Gardens

After more than ten years, on October 7th 2019, Dublin City Councillors will vote to accept or reject a proposal for the redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens as detailed in the City Managers Proposal HERE. Mary believes public land such as O’Devaney Gardens should be used to provide affordable public housing. Unfortunately despite Government identifying O’Devaney…