Dalymount regeneration

Mary actively champions the regeneration of Phibsborough as a prime urban village at Dublin City Council.  When re-elected in May 2019 Mary secured the inclusion of redevelopment of Dalymount as an objective in the Dublin Agreement 2019-2024.  Unfortunately its regeneration is largely dependent on the redevelopment of the shopping Center (in private ownership) and Dalymount…

Sale of Public Lands

At the January 2020 meeting of Dublin City Council, Mary called for Councillors to reject the CEO’s proposal to sell-off €90m of public land. The disposal of public assets is a reserved function of Dublin City Councillors i.e. public land can only be sold with the approval of elected City Councillors. Mary urges all City…

Phibsboro SC Re-development

As promised during the local election campaign, Mary submitted a motion to the first meeting of Dublin City Council calling for Dublin City Council, the developer, Tesco and Bohemians to meet with DCC and local City Councillors to resolve the dispute and agree a way forward.  The motion appeared on the agenda as follows:”The elected…

Phibsborough

From when Mary was first elected in 2004 she championed the redevelopment of Phibsorough as a prime urban center. The redevelopment of Phibsborough Shopping Centre and Dalymount stadium are critically important for regeneration of our prime urban centre and should be undertaken in an integrated way. It is more than four years since DCC acquired…

Phibsborough Shopping Centre Planning Application

An application for planning permission to re-develop Phibsborough Shopping Centre has been made to Dublin City Council.   The application includes the old Des Kelly site, part of Dalymount and aims to deliver a significant increase in retail space as well as 340 new student accommodation places. Full details of the planning application are available here or…

Dalymount Stadium

Dublin City Council recently purchased Dalymount Park in Phibsborough and commissioned an initial feasibility study on possible future options for redevelopment of the stadium, click here for a copy of the study.  A redevelopment plan will be required before any work commences and that is dependent on DCC getting Government funding.   DCC has committed…

Phibsborough Plan Rejected

The rejection of the Phibsborough Local Area Plan (LAP) at the meeting of Dublin City Council earlier this week is a major set-back for our area.  It is a body blow to the local community, to the many residents and voluntary groups who worked so hard for many years and it also a huge waste of public…

St Peters NS Pedestrians

Towards the end of last year concerned parents from St Peters School in Phibsborough asked me to help them improve road safety around the school entrance. Following my representations Dublin City Council’s Traffic Department are considering the issue and specifically the ‘School Keep Clear’ markings on St. Peter’s Road, Dublin 7 at St. Peter’s National…