Local Property Tax Review

Following recent media reports that homeowners in Dublin Central are facing Local Property Tax increases of more than €500 a year Mary has sought clarification from the Government on this important issue. Mary says, “People are well used to our Government using the media to float their ideas before implementing policy changes. Therefor it is…

Use it or loose it

More than ten years ago Mary started making representations to Dublin City Council to address dereliction in Dublin Central.  Finally late last year DCC commenced the compulsory purchase order process for  two derelict properties on Connaught Street, Dublin 7. Mary says”The process is tortuously slow and a different approach is required. ” “There are currently…

North Inner City Development Authority

Mary was delighted to introduce Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Dublin John Lahart TD to Lord Mayor of Dublin City Cllr Niall Ring this week and present the Lord Mayor with  Fianna Fáils Dublin North Inner-City Development Authority Bill 2018. The Dublin North Inner-City Development Authority Bill 2018 which was introduced in Dáil Éireann by John…

8 & 10 Ferguson Road, Drumcondra

Dublin City Council recently served notice of its intention to compulsorily acquire the properties at 8 and 10 Ferguson road.   The owners have objected to the CPO so Dublin City Council now requires the consent of an Bord Plaenála to proceed with the acquisitions.   The applications for consent were lodged with An Bord Pleanala in July 2018. …

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…

Dublin Central Post Offices

Mary is a strong supporter of the local Post Offices that serve the people of Dublin Central.  Mary has worked with and on behalf of Post Masters in Dublin Central to protect this important local service since they came under threat from the Fine Gael and Labour Government more than three years ago . Mary welcomed…

Social Justice Public Meeting

Dublin Central is a socially and economically diverse constituency with significant challenges.  Equality and Social Justice are at the centre of Fianna Fáil’s republican values. In 2016 Mary Fitzpatrick and Fianna Fáil Dublin Central campaigned for both a Social and Economic recovery, for a fairer Ireland for all.  Mary came very close to winning a…

24th March Daffodil Day 2017

THANK YOU On March 24th 2017 friends and supporters of Mary Fitzpatrick and Fianna Fáil Dublin Central Community Hub collected €1540 for vital cancer research.  Sincere thanks to all who gave so generously to help fight cancer.    

Free Home Energy Saving Kits

Are you concerned about your home energy usage and bills? Dublin’s Energy Agency has teamed up with Dublin City Council to produce Home Energy Saving Kits designed to help Dublin residents measure and save on their home energy usage. The Home Energy Saving Kits contain practical tools to help save energy in our homes. The…

2017 Week 4 Planning Applications

This week saw a number of planning applications concerning developments in the Inner City. Some noteworthy applications include: Railtours Ireland have sought permission to develop their two storey property at 16 Amiens Street into a 4 storey over-basement building providing 11 hotel rooms. The Rotunda Hospital has sought permission for the building of a four-storey…