Not Here Not Anywhere

Like most people Mary tries to be environmentally responsible. Click HERE for more on how she does her bit and the priorities she would set in government. But all our individual efforts alone are not going to protect our bio-diversity or save our environment and the longer Government delays action on Climate change the more…

Drumcondra Road Trees

Dublin City Council are undertaking greening improvement work on the central median on Drumcondra Road Lower and Dorset Street.  Before the works commenced 21 of the 22 trees on Drumcondra Road Lower were dead.  The works will remove the dead trees and hard surfaces and introduce new trees and ground planting.   The new trees will…

#Climatestrike

Well done to planet earth’s next generation for the fantastic turnout at yesterday’s #climatestrike. An estimated 20,000 people marched on government buildings in Dublin. Mary is proud to be part of the millions of young people and adults all over the world calling on governments to take the radical action now!

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.

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…

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.

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…