Royal Canal Day

Everyone is invited to the ROYAL CANAL DAY, a dynamic event planned by the Dublin City North Volunteer Centre.  The Royal Canal Day will take place on October the 12th along the banks of the Royal Canal with the main objective being to get local people to come out, have some fun and to clean-up litter all…

Drumcondra & Glasnevin Local Policing Forum

As chair of the Dublin Central Joint Policing Committee I work with the Gardai, Dublin City Council and the local community to fight crime in our area. Since the closure of Whitehall Garda Station the Gardai operate a weekly clinic in Corpus Christi. Gardai and Dublin City Council attend the Drumcondra Glasnevin local policing forum…

Pay & Display Parking

Dublin City Council Parking Enforcement has confirmed that the Pay and Display and Permit Parking Schemes for Iona Park, Iona Crescent and Iona Drive will come into effect on Monday, 2nd September, 2013. Mary

Violet Hill & Griffith Parks

Violet Hill’s beautiful meadow style park and Griffith Park, both with the Tolka river running through, are lovely places to spend time and great amenities for our community. Unfortunately when the good weather started the parks were subject to anti-social behaviour and vandalism. Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick raised the issue with the Gardai and Dublin City…

Violet Hill & Griffith Parks

Violet Hill’s beautiful meadow style park and Griffith Park, both with the Tolka river running through, are lovely places to spend time and great amenities for our community. Unfortunately when the good weather started the parks were subject to anti-social behaviour and vandalism. Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick raised the issue with the Gardai and Dublin City…

Drumcondra Street Signs

A number of roads between Walsh and Ferguson Road are without street signs indicating the road name. Following my representations Dublin City Council added a request for appropriate road signage in June 2013 to its roads maintenance system and the situation will be addressed. Mary

Na Fianna Spring Fair

The annual Na Fianna Spring Fair takes place on Sunday 3rd March 2013 from 1pm.  As well as being a great day for the family the Spring Fair is a very important fundraiser for the club.  The club is accepting any donations so if you can bake a cake, have a spare bottle or some…

Community Grants Deadline

REMINDER DEADLINE APPROACHING Dublin City Council is currently accepting applications for funding under their Community Grant Scheme. Key priorities for funding 2013 are community development, social inclusion, children and young people, digital inclusion, integration, marginalised groups and local issues.  To download an application please click here.  Please note that the closing date is 5pm Thursday…

Car break-ins

I was woken early one morning recently by our friendly postman who noticed that our car had been broken-into over night.  Now to be totally honest they didn’t actually “break-in” because the car had been left “unlocked” (don’t ask who is to blame for that, needless to say I am admitting nothing).  They had gone…