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…

O’Devaney Gardens

Dublin City has become unaffordable for average earners to live in.  One of the main reasons Mary sought election was to champion the delivery of affordable homes for working people in our community.   Mary believes passionately that everyone should have a secure affordable home.  Mary believes Dublin City needs to adopt the Vienna Housing Model…

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…

Stirrup Lane Mural

Mary grew up in Dublin 7 and remembers when it was home to a vibrant, fruit, veg, fish and horse market.  She admires and appreciates the significance of the Horse Boy mural on Stirrup lane, Dublin 7.   The image in the mural is of an authentic indigenous Dublin 7 street character and the quality of…

Stoneybatter Defibrillator

Congratulations to Alan Ecock of Kavanaghs Pub who successfully campaigned to install a defibrillator in a traditional Irish phone box in Stoneybatter.  On Saturday 10th of August 2019 Mary, deputising for the Lord Mayor of Dublin City, joined Alan Ecock, Stoneybatter residents, Heart of Ireland, Dublin City Council, Dublin Fire Service, An Gardaí, elected representatives…

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!

BusConnects, 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,…

Dublin Agreement 2019-24

At Dublin City Councils July 2019 Monthly Meeting, on behalf of Fianna Fáil, Mary proposed the Dublin Agreement and called on all City Councillors to support its ambitious objectives for the city. Click HERE to read the Dublin Agreement. Click HERE to watch webcast of Mary proposing the Agreement to full City Council.

BusConnects, Blanchardstown

Mary supports improved provision of frequent, affordable and reliable public bus services. For the proposed high frequency bus corridors to benefit all the NTA must address legitimate concerns over potential negative impacts on residents homes and our local villages of Stoneybatter, Cabra and Phibsborough. Mary is actively engaging in the public consultation on the proposed…

Greater ambition needed for O’Devaney

Mary made sure that when Darragh O’Brien TD was appointed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Housing to put Dublin Centrals Housing crises right at the top of his agenda. After Mary brought Darragh to visit O’Devaney Gardens and other wastefully under underutilized state-owned lands in Dublin Central he challenged the Government in Dáil on their shameful…