The Complex

At a time when cultural space is under pressure in Dublin City Mary is a strong supporter of self-starting independent resilient artists initiatives like The Complex.  Since 2009 the complex has created and sustained a home for artists in Dublin’s north inner city.  Mary was delighted to go along to the opening of their latest…

Stirrup Lane Mural

Mary grew up in Dublin 7 and remembers when it was home to a vibrant, fruit, veg, fish and horse market.  She admires and appreciates the significance of the Horse Boy mural on Stirrup lane, Dublin 7.   The image in the mural is of an authentic indigenous Dublin 7 street character and the quality of…

Central Area Committee, Sep-19

Mary represented the interests of the people of the Cabra Glasnevin ward of Dublin City Council at the September 2019 Central Area Committee.  You can watch the meeting HERE Among the issues discussed were housing proposals for O’Devaney Gardens, Infirmary Road and St Finbars Court.  Mary also raised issues around traffic, parking, waste management and…

Thanking Tommy McGregor

For more than 30 years Tommy McGregor has dug, weeded, planted and maintained a long stretch of green area on Blackhorse Avenue from Darling Estate as far as the Hole in the Wall.  Mary was delighted to be invited to join residents who organised a celebration, with support from Dublin City Council,  to mark Tommy’s…

Up the Dubs!

The very best of the luck to the ladies and mens Dublin GAA teams over the month of August. We are all rooting for you and All-Ireland success!

Parnell Square Cultural Quarter blocked

Government’s lack of commitment and ambition for Dublin’s North Inner City caused Parnell Square re-development plan and regeneration of Dublin’s North Inner City generally to fail.  Since 2012 Mary has supported the plan for restoration and regeneration of Parnell Square into a vibrant, rich, cultural city quarter.  Unfortunately, Government made no funds available to the…

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.