Pelletstown Station

Irish Rail have awarded the construction of the new Pelletstown Station at Ashington Park to John Sisk & Sons. It is estimated that construction and commissioning of the station will take approx. 15 months. The new train station will be located between Ashtown and Broombridge on the Maynooth commuter line and is expected to serve…

Wheelchair Accessible Vehicles

Wheelchair users can often struggle to access public transport.  Transport for Ireland have set-up a register with contact details for all licensed wheelchair accessible vehicles in the country.  To find a wheelchair accessible vehicle near you, including taxi drivers, please click HERE.

Traffic Calming Clonliffe Road

Following representations made by Mary in respect of complaints of speeding on Clonliffe Road, DCC’s Transport Advisory Group conducted a speed survey on the road recently. Feedback from the Transport Advisory Group was that the average speeds along the road were well within the speed limit. The group also concluded that the road contains many…

Claremont, Clareville Pay & Display

Following on from Mary’s canvass of Claremont Lawn & Clareville Grove and subsequent request to the Transport Advisory Group, Dublin City Council have confirmed receipt of the application to extend pay & display parking at the entrance to Claremont Lawn & Clareville Grove, off the Finglas Road. The application (ref No: 7013294) must now go…

MetroLink Consultation

The NTA advised Mary that the planned public consultation on the MetroLink proposal for an Intervention Shaft in Albert College will commence on February 12th 2020 and not on January 23rd as earlier indicated. The NTA explained the reason for this short delay is to avoid any confusion which might arise by holding this consultation simultaneously…

BusConnects

2nd Consultation Dublin desperately needs a more efficient, reliable, accessible and affordable bus service to reduce congestion, pollution and make our city more liveable for all.  Mary is working with city residents and interest groups to help inform the National Transport Agencies proposal for a revised city bus network.  You can read Mary’s submission to…

BusConnects Deadline

Extended Deadline Mary welcomes the fact that the deadline for the public to have their say on the proposed Dublin Area Revised Bus Network has been extended to Tuesday 10th December 2019. It is really important that Dublin City has a more reliable, efficient and affordable bus service. The NTA are proposing to introduce sixteen…

BusConnects Booklets

Local Area Information Booklets The National Transport Authority (NTA) announced revised proposals for the Dublin Area Bus network and commenced the second round of the public consultation process. Local area information booklets are currently being delivered to individual residences as well as businesses all across the Greater Dublin Area. This booklet provides information about the…

Metrolink

Mary continues to work for and represent the interests of residents and property owners along the proposed MetroLink.   Mary recently raised matters regarding the proposed intervention shaft at Albert College, the appointment of an independent expert and a 24-hour contact point. You can see the detailed response from Transport for Ireland (TII) to Mary’s…

BusConnects Revision

Mary welcomes the publication of a revised bus network redesign proposals and encourages commuters to have their say. Mary particularly welcomes the fact the NTA responded to representations from Mary and others for retention of local bus services.  The revised plans will retain local bus services for Cabra, Glasnevin, Navan Road, Drumcondra and East Wall…