O’Devaney Gardens

Update A report from Assistant Chief Executive of Dublin City Council, Brendan Kenny, confirms that the recent deal brokered by the Dublin Agreement Group to deliver 80% social and affordable homes on the O’Devaney site is legal, will go ahead and will deliver for our community. You can read Mr Kenny’s report in full HERE…

O’Devaney Gardens

Mary is determined that Dublin City Council will deliver social and affordable housing and introduce the Vienna style housing model of affordable rental in Dublin City. In October, Mary and her colleagues rejected a bad Fine Gael / Sinn Fein proposal for O’Devaney Gardens: only 30% social housing, un-affordable housing for average earners and no guaranteed…

O’Devaney Gardens, An Alternative

Affordable housing will never be delivered in Dublin City unless there is a change in Government policy and the State invests in its provision.  O’Devaney Gardens is a 14 acre prime state-owned site in the heart of our capital city with enormous potential to deliver social and affordable homes. De-tenanting of the former local authority…

O’Devaney Gardens

It is more than three years since the Government proudly announced its intention to develop O’Devaney Gardens as its flagship housing development under Rebuilding Ireland.  Today, following the absence of funding, government commitment and most of all, political will, O’Devaney  remains a vacant, abandoned site and wasted opportunity to use public land to deliver desperately…

O’Devaney Gardens

After more than ten years, on October 7th 2019, Dublin City Councillors will vote to accept or reject a proposal for the redevelopment of O’Devaney Gardens as detailed in the City Managers Proposal HERE. Mary believes public land such as O’Devaney Gardens should be used to provide affordable public housing. Unfortunately despite Government identifying O’Devaney…

O’Devaney Gardens

Dublin City has become unaffordable for average earners to live in.  One of the main reasons Mary sought election was to champion the delivery of affordable homes for working people in our community.   Mary believes passionately that everyone should have a secure affordable home.  Mary believes Dublin City needs to adopt the Vienna Housing Model…

Greater ambition needed for O’Devaney

Mary made sure that when Darragh O’Brien TD was appointed Fianna Fáil Spokesperson for Housing to put Dublin Centrals Housing crises right at the top of his agenda. After Mary brought Darragh to visit O’Devaney Gardens and other wastefully under underutilized state-owned lands in Dublin Central he challenged the Government in Dáil on their shameful…

O’Devaney Gardens Regen

Work on the regeneration of O’Devaney Gardens and the provision of social housing is progressing well. Dublin City Council has submitted its planning application to An Bord Pleanala and public information sessions have been held locally. These information meetings are a great opportunity to get clarification on the planning application and to have any questions…