Lindsay Road Dumping

As a resident of Lindsay Road, Mary is conscious of the all too frequent illegal dumping at the top of the road near Harte’s Corner. Following Mary’s representations DCC Public Domain Office has advised that Greyhound have been asked to remove their two bags, sighted recently by a resident, and that the litter warden will…

Home Farm Pruning

Its been over 6 years since the trees along Home Farm have been pruned. Following representations from Mary, Dublin City Council have confirmed that DCC Parks have carried out an inspection and commited to complete the necessary pruning works within the coming months.

Shandon Drive Trees

Following Mary’s representations to Dublin City Council asking for better tree management on Shandon Drive, DCC has advised Mary that the Parks Division have inspected the trees along Shandon Drive and they have been added to the annual tree care program. Parks plan to crown raise these trees before the end of the year but…

Dublin Town

Mary represented Fianna Fáil at the Dublin Town Local Election 2019 hustings held on May 17th in the Gresham Hotel, O’Connell Street. Dublin Town members expressed strong dissatisfaction with Dublin City Council’s cleaning and management of public realm. Employers highlighted spiraling business costs in Dublin City as a driver of small business failures and referred…

Cleaner Dublin Central

As a Dublin City Councillor 2004-2014 Mary supported environmental improvements, opposed the privatisation of domestic bin collections and abolition of the waiver for low income households in Dublin Central. Since the privatisation of domestic bin collections and abolition of the low income household waiver in 2012 Dublin Central is persistently recorded as a litter blackspot…

Authorities failure to tackle illegal dumping must be challenged

It is unacceptable that four years since Dublin City Council launched its anti-litter campaign in Dublin’s North Inner City the area was once again identified in the latest IBAL Report as the dirtiest area in the country .  Residents and businesses in Dublin’s North Inner City pay expensive rates and local property tax and should…

DCC should re-introduce bin collection service

The latest Irish Business Against Litter survey once again confirms, despite the enormous efforts of residents and community groups,  Dublin’s North Inner City as a persistently littered area. To address the chronic problem of illegal dumping  Mary Fitzpatrick is calling on Dublin City Council to re-introduce domestic bin collections in the area with a waiver scheme for low…

Christmas Tree Recycling

Dublin City Council will be accept Christmas Trees for recycling free of charge from the 3rd to 22nd January 2017 at a number of locations including Grangegorman and Croke Park.  For more details please click here.

Government must heed EPA Report

The EPA Urban Wastewater report highlights how spectacularly dishonest Fine Gael and Labour’s plan for Irish Water was and how communities all over Ireland are paying the price environmentally and economically for their fiasco. The EPA report reflects the status of over 1,000 schemes across Ireland and the lack of investment in recent years in wastewater…

Autumn leafs

During the autumn and winter months Dublin City Council collects hundreds of tonnes of leafs from main roads.  Dublin City Council does not clean-up or collect leafs from residential areas but it does provide equipment, bags and collections free of charge for residents groups removing leaf fall from their areas.  Residents in Dublin Central can…