Hammerson’s “Dublin Central”

A planning application has been lodged by Hammersons for “Dublin Central”: The “Dublin Central” plan proposes to include two new public squares, new pedestrian routes and the restoration of historically important laneways. The plan also includes provision for a National Monument at numbers 14 to 17 on Moore Street,due to its role in the Easter…

Moore Street

Mary welcomes the publication of the report from the Moore Street Expert Group on the future of street trading on Moore Street and calls for urgent implementation of its more than twenty recommendations. Moore Street traders have put up with falling trade, increasing dereliction, neglect and anti-social activities for far too long.  In 2019 the…

Moore Street Advisory Group

Mary attended the second meeting of the Moore Street Advisory Group, MSAG, where Hammersons shared a presentation on their revised plans for development of their “Dublin Central” site.  Their plans are the work of a team of both Irish and international design, heritage and environmental professionals.  They are proposing a mixed use development of office,…

Moore Street Advisory Group

The food market on Moore Street dates back as far as the 1700s selling fruit, vegetables, fish and meat.  14-17 Moore Street were famously the final headquarters of the leaders of the 1916 Rising.  In for far too long the street has deteriorated and decayed.  Mary welcomes the establishment of the new Ministerial Moore Street…

O’Connell Street- Regeneration

Mary welcomes the appointment by Hammersons of a design team for Dublin Central.  The Dublin Central scheme is one of the city’s largest regeneration projects to date, set on a 6-acre site bordered by O’Connell Street, Parnell Street, Moore Street and Henry Street.   Mary says “I very much welcome the appointment of a design team…

Moore Streets future

The public are being asked to help define a future for street trading on Moore Street.  Dublin City Council’s Expert Group, Chaired by Mary Fitzpatrick, is determined to identify a viable future for Dublin’s oldest fruit and vegetable street market and is inviting the public to help define the future of street trading on Moore…

Moore Street Meeting

On March 2, 2020 Mary chaired the first meeting of Dublin City Council’s Expert Group established  to define the future of street trading on Moore Street. In attendance were representatives of Moore Street Businesses and street traders, independent market experts, City Council officials and elected representatives. Minutes of the meeting are available HERE. It was…

Moore Street, Expert Group

Moore Street suffers from years of neglect and requires ambitious and radical interventions to revive it as a vibrant trading street.  What was once a vibrant street market with more than ninety street traders has been reduced to less than twenty street traders today.  Mary challenged the states failure to protect and develop the national…

Save 16 Moore St

Mary was delighted to deputise for the Lord Mayor and to join with 1916 relatives and Moore Street traders at the Save 16 Moore Street workshop in Dublins Mansion House today. This campaign aims to protect the historic Moore Street 1916 Battlefield, described by the National Museum as the most important and significant modern Irish…

Moore Street

Call on Government to release funds As reported in the Irish Times, at the January meeting of the Central Area Committee Mary’s motion calling on the Government to commence restoration of the National Monument on Moore Street was unanimously supported by City Councillors at the Central Area Committee.  Emergency Motion : Moore Street The elected…