Dublin Funding Shortfall

On Mon 25th November Dublin City Councillors will meet at City Hall to try to agree a budget for 2020. Dublin City Council’s Chief Executive has forewarned City Councillors that this will be a difficult budget: “Despite a relatively benign economic environment, the City Council faces difficult challenges in preparing a balanced Budget for 2020….

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.

Local Property Tax

Mary says it is unfair that Local Property Tax paid by homeowners in Dublin City is not spent in the city. Mary is calling for Local Property Tax collected in Dublin City to be spent in Dublin City. Mary successfully negotiated an inclusion of this objective in the Dublin City Agreement 2019-2024 with Green, Labour…

Dublin Agreement 2019-2024

The Dublin Agreement 2019-2024 is a progressive five-year agreement between Fianna Fáil, Green, Labour and the Social Democrat City Councillors to champion ambitious objectives for Dublin City.  On behalf of Fianna Fáil, the largest group on Dublin City Council, Mary successfully led the policy negotiations with the Green, Labour and Social Democrat City Councillors. Mary…

Thank You

On May 25th 2019 Mary Fitzpatrick was elected on the first count having exceeded the quota to represent Ashtown, Cabra, Drumcondra, Glasnevin, Phibsborough and Pelletstown on Dublin City Council. Upon being elected Mary paid tribute to her hardworking team of friends and supporters and to all those who voted for her. Cllr Mary congratulated all…

Dublin Monaghan Bombings

On Friday 17th May 1974 Mary was five years old. At 5.30pm with her mam and siblings Mary was walking from Henry Street to get a bus home when without warning three car bombs exploded a few hundred meters away on Talbot Street and Parnell Street killing 34 people. Forty five years on and not…

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…

Citizens Agenda

Mary was delighted to submit detailed responses to Dublin Inquirers’ Citizen Agenda and to participate in their Local Election hustings. Mary congratulated and thanked the organizers and all who attended the hustings. Mary spoke about her commitment to equality, public housing, climate action, support for small businesses and the need for stronger local government. You…

North Inner City LE’19

On Sunday 24th March 2019, on Moore Street the birthplace of Ireland’s republic, Mary was delighted to launch the 2019 local election campaign for Imran Khurshid to represent Dublin’s North Inner City. Since 2007 Imran has worked as a solicitor in Smithfield supporting and working for people in Dublin’s north inner city. Through hardwork and…

Local Property Tax Review

Following recent media reports that homeowners in Dublin Central are facing Local Property Tax increases of more than €500 a year Mary has sought clarification from the Government on this important issue. Mary says, “People are well used to our Government using the media to float their ideas before implementing policy changes. Therefor it is…