COVID-19, Be On Call

The HSE has started a special recruitment drive in response to COVID-19, called ON CALL. They are asking healthcare and other professionals from all disciplines who are not already working in the public health service to register to be on call for Ireland.  For more information click HERE to register your interest. 

Croke Park testing

Following a high-level request from the HSE yesterday, Croke Park is to become a ‘drive-thru’ facility for testing for Covid-19 for designated appointments from later today.  This will not be a walk-up service.  Testing is by appointment only and arranged through a GP Testing will only be of people in their vehicle Testing will be…

An Ireland for all

Mary is proud to promote Fianna Fáil’s Manifesto 2020, An Ireland for all. The key objective underpinning this manifesto is a government which serves the needs of all citizens and not the few. Fianna Fáils aims are Quality of life for every family Owning your own home Strong, vibrant & safe communities across Ireland Delivering…

Are you registered?

Deadline is Wed 22nd Jan You may have been aware of recent publicity regarding the electoral register and the possible confusion as to voter eligibility. The register of people entitled to vote is normally updated annually. The process involves the maintenance of a separate, Draft register of new voters throughout the year and which is…

Sale of Public Lands

At the January 2020 meeting of Dublin City Council, Mary called for Councillors to reject the CEO’s proposal to sell-off €90m of public land. The disposal of public assets is a reserved function of Dublin City Councillors i.e. public land can only be sold with the approval of elected City Councillors. Mary urges all City…

O’Devaney Gardens

Despite opposition from Sinn Féin and Independents and working with Fianna Fáil, Green, Labour and Social Democrat City Councillors, Mary succeeded in gaining approval for the biggest housing project in more than nine years in Dublin City at O’Devaney Gardens.  The plan will deliver a mix of private, social and affordable homes. The key benefits…

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…