Demolition at St Finbars

Dublin City Council advised Mary that demolition contractors will be on site at St Finbars Court, Kilkernan Road from Monday 26th of August. Demolition is expected to take eight to ten weeks.  Dublin City Council intends seeking a Part 8 Planning Approval to develop high quality, one bedroom senior citizen accommodation on the site.  At the…

Dublin City 30 km/h

Dublin City Council is considering extending the 30 km/h speed limit in the Cabra Glasnevin ward and is inviting the public to have their say.  In 2017 Dublin City Council first introduced 30 km/h speed limit as a safety initiative. The default speed limit for most roads in Dublin City is 50 km/h. Full details…

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!

Broombridge Consulation

Mary made a submission to the Broombridge Royal Canal Public Consulation supporting the proposal to improve road safety and access on Broombridge Road and asked DCC to address the following issues in the final design: • Unrestricted commuter parking on Broombridge and Bannow Roads is a major safety hazard and inconvenience for residents on the…

Cabra Hills, Update

Work on the excavation of the former CIE site on the Cabra Road for the construction of 420 apartments will continue until November 2019. In response to Mary’s representations on behalf of surrounding residents on Quarry, Cabra and Carnlough Roads Walls Construction made the following commitments: • No works will commence on site before 7am…

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…