Community Policing

Joint Policing Committee (JPC) Mary chaired the first meeting of the City Council Term’s Dublin City Joint Policing Committee (JPC).  You can watch the full meeting webcast HERE. Members of the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee approved Mary’s suggestion that the JPC will focus its work on three themes of Safer Communities, Drug Dealing and…

Community Policing

Drumcondra and Glasnevin Dublin City Council will re-establish the Drumcondra and Glasnevin Community Policing Forum on November 20th @ 7pm in the Maples Hotel on Iona Rd. The forum is a great opportunity for residents and businesses in the area to meet with Dublin City Council Officials, local Gardaí and their elected local representatives to…

Community Policing

Cabra, Bridewell & Mountjoy Mary is a founding director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum. At the September meeting of the forum Gardai from Cabra, Bridewell and Mountjoy Garda stations gave detailed reports on activity in the area. Click on your area to see the respective reports: Cabra Bridewell Mountjoy Dublin City Council area staff…

Community Policing

Navan Road, Ashtown and Pelletstown On October 10th 2019 Mary chaired the Community Policing Forum for the Navan Road, Ashtown and Pelletstown area. The meeting was attended by Dublin City Council area staff, the Gardaí, Deputy Jack Chambers TD, Cllr Roderic O’Gorman and Cllr Colm O’Rourke. The Gardaí provided a detailed report on crime in…

Community Policing

Drumcondra & Glasnevin Since being appointed Chair of Dublin City Joint Policing Committee Mary has identified improved community policing as an objective to be delivered for Drumcondra. Following Mary’s representations regarding policing issues in Drumcondra and Glasnevin, the Gardaí have advised that they intend holding a community meeting.  Gardaí from Santry will hold a Community…

Dublin City JPC

Mary has been appointed by Dublin City Council to Chair the Dublin City Joint Policing Committee. Mary is a founding director of a community policing forum and former chair 2009-2014 of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee. Mary represented Dublin City at the Policing Authorities annual meeting of the Chairs and CEOs of Local Authorities….

Phibsborough Business Watch

Safer communities are happier and healthier communities.  Unfortunately, a certain level of crime is everywhere, and the Gardaí cannot successfully tackle it without community support.  Mary is delighted to join and support Phibsborough Businesses and the Gardaí set-up a local Business Watch for the Phibsborough area. Anyone owning or operating a business or public space…

Community Policing

Cabra Mary is a founding director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum which is dedicated to reducing crime and increasing safety in Cabra.  The Cabra Community Policing Forum wants to know how safe do people living and working in Cabra feel.  Mary is asking residents, workers, businesses and other organisations to let the forum know…

Greyhound Cruelty

Mary has called on the Government to end the massive state grants that are keeping the cruel dog-killing greyhound industry alive. The Government spends €16.8 million of Irish taxpayers money to the Irish greyhound industry annually where 5,600 dogs are killed every year for not being fast enough. This must stop. The RTE Investigates programme…

Community Policing

Cabra Mary is a founding member and director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum.  At its community forum meeting on May 28th, 2019 Gardai reports from Cabra, Bridewell and Mountjoy were reviewed. Issues discussed include the following: Garda resources for Cabra Community Policing Garda Drugs unit Scramblers and quads Congregating youths People living in Cabra…