Cabra Community Policing

Mary is a founding member and director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum.  At its community forum meeting on May 28th, 2019 Gardai reports from Cabra, Bridewell and Mountjoy were reviewed. Issues discussed include the following: Garda resources for Cabra Community Policing Garda Drugs unit Scramblers and quads Congregating youths People living in Cabra are…

Cabra Water Repairs

For weeks Mary has made representations to Irish Water to fix a significant water leak at the junction of the Cabra Road and Dowth Avenue. Following Mary’s representations Irish Water have advised that they will attempt to repair the leak on 02/06/19. Irish Water advised Mary that traffic management including traffic lights switch off is…

Cabra 4 Youth

Mary got involved in politics to serve and make a contribution to her community. As part of her work and as a founding director Mary was delighted in summer 2018 to celebrate Cabra 4 Youth and Cabra Step-up 10th year working with and for young people. Cabra 4 Youth is a community ran service dedicated…

The Loft Strategic Plan

Mary is a director of The Loft, a community ran family resource centre dedicated to supporting people affected by addiction in Cabra. On Friday May 10th, along with fellow directors, volunteers, staff, service users and friends Mary welcomed artist and author Rachel Keogh and the Minister for Finance to launch    The Loft Strategic Plan…

Re-zoning Dublin Industrial Estate

Dublin City Council is proposing to rezone industrial lands in the city to allow residential developments.  In Dublin Central the proposal includes rezoning the Dublin Industrial Estate off the Ballyboggan Road to allow residential development.  You can read the full report HERE. Dublin City Council advised Mary that DCC hopes their proposal to rezone industrial…

Affordable Homes

Dublin City Council has confirmed to Mary that it is in the process of acquiring a vacant site on Bannow Road adjacent to the Batchelor’s factory in Cabra west. DCC does not yet have detailed plans but has indicated it is likely to develop Social Housing on this site. DCC has unfortunately advised Mary that…

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…

St Finbarr’s Court

For many years Mary has lobbied Dublin City Council to build good quality, affordable, energy efficient one and two bed residential units in Dublin Central.  Such units give residents who no longer need three and four bed family homes the opportunity to secure more appropriate sized homes without having to leave the local area. After…

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…

Dublin Bus Connects

In December 2018 the NTA launched the public consultation phase of their core “Bus Corridor” project, which is part of their overall “Bus Connects” Dublin Bus re-design programme.    The NTA commenced public consultation on the Bus Corridors before releasing the outcome of the “Bus Connects” consultation because it says the Bus Corridor improvements are…