Thanking Tommy McGregor

For more than 30 years Tommy McGregor has dug, weeded, planted and maintained a long stretch of green area on Blackhorse Avenue from Darling Estate as far as the Hole in the Wall.  Mary was delighted to be invited to join residents who organised a celebration, with support from Dublin City Council,  to mark Tommy’s…

Ventry Park Redesign

Dublin City Council has advised Mary that they will hold a public meeting on Wednesday 25th September 2019 at 7pm to allow residents of Ventry Park and surrounding streets to have their say about what they would like to see / have in the new designed Ventry Park. Mary hopes as many residents as possible…

Cabra Policing Forum

Mary is a founding director of the Cabra Community Policing Forum which is dedicated to reducing crime and increasing safety in Cabra.  The Cabra Community Policing Forum wants to know how safe do people living and working in Cabra feel.  Mary is asking residents, workers, businesses and other organisations to let the forum know how…

BusConnects, Update

The NTA advised Mary that there will be BusConnects Community Forums in respect of the following routes over the coming weeks: Blanchardstown to City Centre in the Crown Plaza Hotel, Blanchardstown on Tuesday 10th September @6.30pm. Ballymun to City Centre/Finglas to Phibsborough in The Axis Centre, Ballymun on Thursday 19th September @6.30pm. Swords to City…

North Inner-City Grants

Round 2 of the 2019 NEIC Community Grants scheme is open for applications during the month of September. Apply now for a community grant from €300 to €3,000. There are two themes for the funds: ‘Brooms and Blooms’ – clean-up and enhance your street Active Living, Recreation and Wellbeing The purpose of the Scheme is…

Demolition at St Finbars

Dublin City Council advised Mary that demolition contractors will be on site at St Finbars Court, Kilkernan Road from Monday 26th of August. Demolition is expected to take eight to ten weeks.  Dublin City Council intends seeking a Part 8 Planning Approval to develop high quality, one bedroom senior citizen accommodation on the site.  At the…

Dublin City 30 km/h

Dublin City Council is considering extending the 30 km/h speed limit in the Cabra Glasnevin ward and is inviting the public to have their say.  In 2017 Dublin City Council first introduced 30 km/h speed limit as a safety initiative. The default speed limit for most roads in Dublin City is 50 km/h. Full details…

Stoneybatter Defibrillator

Congratulations to Alan Ecock of Kavanaghs Pub who successfully campaigned to install a defibrillator in a traditional Irish phone box in Stoneybatter.  On Saturday 10th of August 2019 Mary, deputising for the Lord Mayor of Dublin City, joined Alan Ecock, Stoneybatter residents, Heart of Ireland, Dublin City Council, Dublin Fire Service, An Gardaí, elected representatives…

Up the Dubs!

The very best of the luck to the ladies and mens Dublin GAA teams over the month of August. We are all rooting for you and All-Ireland success! FacebookTwitter

Phibsborough BusConnects

Cllr Mary Fitzpatrick offered her perspective on the latest National Transport Authority (NTA) plans for BusConnects and Phibsboro as well as calling for better consultations with local Councillors. Click HERE to read the full article in the Dublin InQuirer. FacebookTwitter