North Inner City Regeneration

On Saturday 8th of September 2018 the Lord Mayor of Dublin City, Cllr Nial Ring and Mary will host a public meeting in Dublin’s historic Mansion House to promote the North Inner City Development Authority Bill 2018 This important legislation results from Mary Fitzpatrick’s work with residents, businesses and community representatives in the North Inner…

Magdalen Laundry site should be developed for housing

Mary Fitzpatrick has renewed her call for the proposal by Dublin City Council to sell the last remaining Magdalene Laundry on Sean McDermott St to be rejected by City Councillors. A survey conducted and published this week by the Inner-City Organisations Network has revealed that more than 80% of residents do not want the sale of the site…

North Inner City Youth Awards

Delighted to join Dublin GAA legend Ger Brennnan to support the launch of Dublin North Central Garda Youth Awards at Croke Park. The awards aim to celebrate outstanding young people between 13 and 21 years of age who by their presence enhance the communities of Dublin’s North Inner City. The closing date for applications is…

North Inner City Taskforce

Last year, the Taoiseach promised to personally take charge of addressing challenges in Dublin’s North Inner City.  This week  shootings and drug dealing in the North Inner City show no signs of abating. On behalf of Fianna Fáil, Mary made a detailed submission to the Taoiseach’s taskforce on the North Inner City.   Mary and…

Moore Street Plan

Moore street captures the soul of our nation in the heart of our city,  it’s neglect and dereliction is shameful. As a long term campaigner for the protection of the Moore Street National Monument and creation of an appropriate commemoration I welcome the latest report from the Ministerial Consultative Group, the Moore Street Report, on securing…

Clontarf to City Centre Cycle Route

Dublin City Council proposes to develop a dedicated 2.5 KM cycle route from Clontarf (Clontarf Road/Alfie Byrne Road) to Amiens Street/Talbot via Marino Mart, Fairview, Annesley Bridge Road and the North Strand Road. The development will include improvements to footpaths and landscaping along the route, as well as the upgrading of pedestrian crossings to Toucan (bicycle friendly…

North Inner City Taskforce

Last year the Government missed its own deadline for delivery of a report and recommendations for the North Inner City.  Thanks to the Northside People and Near FM for helping me raise awareness of the concerns over the inadequacy of the Governments response.  There were more than fifty written submissions made to the Taoiseach’s Tasforce…

North Inner City Taskforce

On Feb 1st 2017 Kieran Mulvey updated the local community on the Government’s taskforce for the north inner city.  More than 150 people turned out to hear the Government’s response to our submissions and their plans for the area. Unfortunately, the  Presentation disappointed in its broad approach.  It was vague and un-costed, rehashed old themes and…

College Green-Have Your Say !

Dublin City Council is developing plans to remove private car traffic from College Green and create a new civic plaza when the LUAS works are completed later this year.    Consultants have been engaged to carry out a full Environmental Impact Statement and to lodge the development proposals and all related documents with An Bord Pleanala (expected to…

North Inner City Taskforce

Following gun murders earlier this year on the streets of Dublin Central the Taoiseach and Government’s attention was attracted to the north inner city.  Gangland crime did not appear overnight and the problems will not be solved overnight.  A sustained and sustainable long-term approach is needed to solve the problems. The Government appointed Kieran Mulvey to…