Metro Link Submission

Mary consulted widely with residents, community organizations, businesses and other stakeholders on the proposed Metro Link project.   Mary delivered 1,000s of information leaflets to peoples homes encouraging them to make a submission, brought Michéal Martin TD to meet residents and organizations who might be affected and supported them by attending an Oireachtas committee, in the media…

Metrolink

TII, Transport Infrastructure Ireland, recently announced a route on which it intends to construct a 26km North – South urban railway to run between Swords and Sandyford. In Dublin Central the proposed Metrolink route includes stations at O’Connell Street, The Mater Hospital, Cross Guns Bridge (they call this stop Glasnevin on their plans, but it…

Drumcondra Traffic Changes

In August 2017 Dublin City Council implemented new traffic restrictions on Millmount Ave at Ferguson and Walsh Road, Drumcondra aimed at traffic calming this residential area.   The restrictions have been introduced on a six month trial basis. I have received feedback both for and against the road closure.   While roads in the direct vicinity…

Connaught Street Update

Early in 2017 Mary asked Dublin City Council if they would re-surface or repair Connaught Street as it was in very poor condition.   Dublin City Council advised Mary of the following: DCC Road Maintenance Services have included Connaught Street resurfacing works in the 2017 major resurfacing works programme.   It is envisaged that all major works (including Connaught…

Luas Cross City

Mary works everyday to support the needs of Dublin Central. As part of her continued efforts to support the roll-out of Luas Cross City to Broombridge Mary wishes to alert residents that the first trams on the new Luas Cross City route will be tested this Saturday, 17 June and Sunday, 18 June 2017. On Saturday 17 June,…

Traffic changes on North Quays

The Luas cross city is on schedule to be fully operational by years end. To prepare for the impact of Luas on city centre traffic Dublin City Council are planning to make changes from this August to traffic arrangements on both the north and south quays. The proposals for the north quays include: New dedicated bus lane…

Clontarf to City Centre Cycle Route

Dublin City Council proposes to develop a dedicated 2.5 KM cycle route from Clontarf (Clontarf Road/Alfie Byrne Road) to Amiens Street/Talbot via Marino Mart, Fairview, Annesley Bridge Road and the North Strand Road. The development will include improvements to footpaths and landscaping along the route, as well as the upgrading of pedestrian crossings to Toucan (bicycle friendly…

Luas Levy should be rejected

The extension of Luas from St Stephens Green to Broombridge is on target to be completed by the end of 2017. Dublin City Council is proposing to introduce a Development Levy for the Luas which will increase the cost of desperately needed housing development in Dublin Central.  This means if approved by City Councillors  Dublin City Council…

Clontarf to City Cycle Route

Dublin City Council has advertised their plan for a cycle route from Clontarf to the City Centre via North strand and Amiens Street.   They propose constructing  a 2.5km of “high quality cycle route” with improved footpaths and landscaping from Clontarf Road / Alfie Byrne Road, via Clontarf Road, Marino Mart, Fairview, Annesley Bridge Road, North Strand Road…