Invest in Childhood

I  was delighted to attend the launch and wholeheartedly support the ISPCC #InvestInChildhood goals for those contesting General Election 2016.  As a mother of three and a founding member of Cabra4Youth, I understand the importance of placing children at the heart of every decision I make. Dublin Central is an economically, socially and ethnically diverse constituency…

Cabra Shooting Unacceptable

When gun crimes occur on residential roads with open green spaces where children play daily it is time for the authorities to wake-up and acknowledge that their approach to crime in our community is failing.  As a founding member of the Cabra Community Policing Forum I work with residents, elected representatives, the local authority and…

69% increase in Burglaries leaves homeowners terrified

A recent report from the Central Statistics Office indicating a 69% increase in Burglaries since 2007 in the Dublin West Garda Division that includes Cabra confirms what local residents have been living with for the last few years.  As Chairperson of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee 2009-2014 I worked with local Gardai and local residents to…

Save our local Post Office

Mary Fitzpatrick is contesting the next General Election to try and secure a fairer recovery for our community. As part of our economic and social recovery Mary believes in protecting and securing essential local community services and facilities such as schools, garda stations, local shops, hospitals and our Post Offices.  In Government Fine Gael and…

Cabra Phibsborough Educate Together

As a democratic republican Mary Fitzpatrick believes all children are born equal and should enjoy equal opportunity.  For many years Mary has actively supported the campaign for Educate Together primary and secondary schools in Dublin Central.   Educate Together schools are open to all children, irrespective of their social, cultural or religious background.  They are…

Information / Open evening – 6pm to 8pm every Tuesday in April – Cabra Resource Centre

CABRA RESOURCE CENTRE 67 DOWTH AVENUE  D7 01-5552197 cabraresourcecentre@gmail.co Are you or your family affected by substance misuse (including alcohol)? If you find yourself facing any of these challenges, you can discuss any issues that may be affecting your family in confidence at these open evenings. Services Offered: COUNSELLING  16+ FAMILY SUPPORT/ GROUPS EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMMES…

New Fold Ireland Social Housing Project in Ballygall

I was delighted to attend the official launch of the Fold Ireland Social Housing Project in Ballygall Road East in Finglas this morning.   This is a great initiative by Fold Ireland and Dublin City Council and it will make a real difference for those fortunate to secure one of the 26 new homes. However,…

Erris Road Trees

I recently asked Dublin City Councils Area Manager if he was aware that a number of trees on Erris Road in Cabra East are significantly overgrown and need to be pruned?  I asked the Manager to let me know when Dublin City Council would take action to prune the trees and remove the risk of…

Killkieran Court

I recently asked Dublin City Council’s Area Manager if he was aware that the street sign for Kilkeran Court, Cabra West has been vandalised and needs replacing? and I asked if the Manager would let me know when it will be replaced?  In response the Manager replied to me that Dublin City Council’s Traffic Division have…

Killkieran Court

I recently asked Dublin City Council’s Area Manager if he was aware that the street sign for Kilkeran Court, Cabra West has been vandalised and needs replacing? and I asked if the Manager would let me know when it will be replaced?  In response the Manager replied to me that Dublin City Council’s Traffic Division have…