Homestead Court, Emergency Access

Following feedback from residents of Homestead Court on Quarry Road, Mary requested Dublin City Council consider the genuine need for continuous, unobstructed access for emergency vehicles to their homes. Dublin City Council have since advised that it intends installing double yellow lines on the southern side of the road leading to the complex.    To…

Community Policing, Cabra

Public meetings for Cabra Community Policing Forum have been suspended due to health and safety concerns relating to COVID-19.  In the meantime, click HERE for minutes of the last meeting.  A public forum meeting will be convened as soon as it is safe to. In the meantime, any issues or concerns can be raised directly…

Cabra Grove Parking

Residents on Cabra Grove have raised concerns with Mary regarding access to the cul-de-sac on Cabra Grove. Emergency access in particular has being dangerously restricted due to commuter parking. Mary made representations to Dublin City Council to have double yellow lines installed.  In reply Dublin City Council has agreed to consider the introduction of additional…

St. Finbar’s Court, Plans

In response to Mary’s representations DCC advised Mary that it has finalised design plans for new senior citizen housing on former site of St Finbars Court in Cabra West.    Dublin City Council intends applying for Part 8 Planning permission to build: 46 units 44 one bed dwellings, for 2 people 2 two bed dwellings,…

Bannow Road

Mary wants Dublin City Council to build affordable homes on a vacant site on Bannow Road, Cabra West, Dublin 7.  At the March 2020 Central Area Committee Mary proposed a motion calling on DCC to urgently secure funding for the development of social and affordable homes on the vacant site on Bannow Road and to…

Ventry Park Redesign

Mary works hard to get Dublin City Council to make public spaces in our community safer and more inviting for everyone to enjoy.  Mary supports Dublin City Council’s initiative to make the compound in Ventry Park more user friendly through a potential redesign. Following on from an initial meeting last September, Dublin City Council will…

St Finbar’s Court, delay

At the January 2020 meeting of the Central Area Committee Mary was disappointed that DCC did not bring a Part 8 Planning Application for St Finbar’s Court, Dublin 7 to Councillors for approval.   Mary asked for an update and following the meeting DCC advised that Sean Harrington Architects have completed the revisions requested and submitted…

Scrambler Free Christmas

Mary joined the Lord Mayor of Dublin City to support his appeal to adults not to Buy Quad Bikes or Scramblers this Christmas As chair of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee Mary is part of the Lord Mayors working group tasked with eliminating the use of illegal scramblers in residential city communities.  Once again…

Royal Canal Park

Yesterday Dublin City Council (DCC) confirmed that an application has been made by Ballymore to An Bord Pleanála (ABP) for a Strategic Housing Development (SHD) on the site of the former Ormond Printworks on Rathoath Road. Ballymore made the application on Dec 6th and describe the development as residential, mixed use and consisting of: 435…

Cabra Hills

Update On 19th November 2019, An Bord Pleanala received a revised Strategic Housing Development Planning Application for the former CIE Lands at 2-4 Carnlough Road, Dublin 7 for the construction of 485 residential units. The proposal includes 484 apartments (a mix of studio, one, two & 3 beds) in nine blocks ranging in height from…