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…

College Green-Have Your Say !

Dublin City Council is developing plans to remove private car traffic from College Green and create a new civic plaza when the LUAS works are completed later this year.    Consultants have been engaged to carry out a full Environmental Impact Statement and to lodge the development proposals and all related documents with An Bord Pleanala (expected to…

Safe walking and cycling

Dublin Central is one of the most heavily congested road networks in the country.   Yesterday someones daughter, sister, girlfriend, mother or wife narrowly escaped with her life when her bike was crushed by a truck.  Lets hope she makes a full recovery. The Minister for Transport allocates less than 1% of his transport budget…

Broadstone to be revealed

Like most local people I was horrified by the sight of the large ugly concrete wall recently constructed as part of the LUAS stop which obscures Broadstone Station. I was really taken aback by the wall because as a City Councillor 2004-2014 and former member of Grangegorman Development Authority I took great interest in and supported the…

College Green Plan

Dublin City Council are planning to remove all private car traffic from College Green and make it a pedestrian, cycle and public transport friendly public plaza. You can read their plan here or watch a short video about the plan here.  On Wednesday 16th November they are holding a workshop to share their plans with the public…

Allocate Funding to Walking & Cycling

Mary supports the Dublin Cycling Campaign proposal to increase the national transport budget funding allocation for walking and cycling to 10%. Currently less than 1% of the transport budget is dedicated to walking and cycling. This is a cost neutral proposal that long term can save both money and lives. Every day more and more people…

College Green

Dublin City Council is considering making road traffic changes to College Green and Dame Street that will result in priority being given to public transport, pedestrians and cyclists. You can get more information and give your feedback to Dublin City Council here . The deadline for submissions it 5pm on 24th of May 2016.

Reillys Bridge

Work on the €9.8million project to replace Reillys Bridge on Ratoath Road with a fly-over spanning the railway line and canal will continue until the end of 2014. The initial stages of the project would have benefitted from better communication from Irish Rail and Dublin City Council. In response to my request Irish Rail and…

Reillys Bridge

Work on the €9.8million project to replace Reillys Bridge on Ratoath Road with a fly-over spanning the railway line and canal will continue until the end of 2014. The initial stages of the project would have benefitted from better communication from Irish Rail and Dublin City Council. In response to my request Irish Rail and…