Climate Case Ireland

Yesterday September 19th, Friends of the Irish Environment lost its case arguing that Ireland needs to do more on climate change. Ireland’s High Court sided with the government on all three grounds, ruling that the current National Mitigation Plan is lawful. This legal action was the first case in Ireland in which citizens sought to…

#ClimateStrike

Across 6 continents, in 120 countries, over 3500 strikes are planned. Be sure to join the #Climatestrike in Dublin on Friday 20th September. The Dublin route starts at the Customs House from 12 noon, going towards Merrion Square for a rally in front of government buildings at 1pm.

Dublin Agreement 2019-24

At Dublin City Councils July 2019 Monthly Meeting, on behalf of Fianna Fáil, Mary proposed the Dublin Agreement and called on all City Councillors to support its ambitious objectives for the city. Click HERE to read the Dublin Agreement. Click HERE to watch webcast of Mary proposing the Agreement to full City Council.

Climate Action

For more than a decade Mary has campaigned for Climate Action, attending marches, lobbying within Fianna Fáil and challenging Government inaction. Mary welcomed the cross party support for the Fianna Fáil Dáil motion making Ireland the second country in the world to declare a Climate Emergency. However Mary warned that strong Government action must follow…

LE19 Manifesto

Mary joined Fianna Fáil leader Michéal Martin TD and first time Dublin local election candidates to launch their Local Election 2019 Manifesto. The 2019 Fianna Fáil Local Election Manifesto prioritizes action on climate change, housing, safer communities and stronger local democracy. You can read the Fianna Fáil Local Election manifesto HERE. Mary’s priorities if elected…

Not Here Not Anywhere

Mary is a signatory to the Not Here Not Anywhere pledge for a just transition to a fossil free future for Ireland. If elected to Dublin City Council Mary will champion the objectives of the Not Here Not Anywhere campaign.

Safer Cycling

Mary uses a bike as a an efficient, economical and healthy way to get around our city. However cycling infrastructure in Dublin City falls far below what is needed to allow people of all ages feel safe on a bike. Mary supports the CycleForAll campaign for improved and safer cycle routes in Dublin City and…

Strike for Climate Change

Young people fearful for their future and the future of our planet are calling for action on climate change. Mary supports young peoples call for our Government to stop shirking its responsibilities and to take urgent and coordinated action to address climate change. Over the last eight years Fine Gael have failed to address climate…

Climate Action Plan

Dublin City Council can play a lead role in helping Dublin contribute to addressing climate change. Along with the Lord Mayor of Dublin City, Cllr Niall Ring, Mary welcomes Dublin City Council’s publication of their draft Climate Action Plan and their invite to the general public to have their say on the draft plan. The…

Climate Case Ireland

Climate change is the greatest threat facing humanity. Mary believes our Government and state must take stronger action to seriously tackle this real and increasing threat to all our future. In January 2019, along with other concerned citizens, Mary attended the Four Courts to support the legal action taken by Friends of the Irish Environment…