Metrolink Submissions Extension

TII have informed Mary that the consultation period for the application for the Railway (MetroLink to Charlemont via Dublin Airport) Order [2022] has been extended from November 25th, 2022 to January 16th, 2023. A number of constituents have asked Mary if the fee of €50 per submission applies for people living in close proximity (within…

Recording: First Time Buyers Webinar

This week Mary moderated the First Time Buyers Information Webinar for Fianna Fáil. In collaboration with Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien and Paul Merriman of askPaul.ie this seminar addressed viewers questions on all the supports currently available for first time buyers. To view a recording of the seminar please click the link below:

Public Transport Safety Survey

Mary and her Fianna Fáil colleagues carried out a public transport safety survey throughout the Summer months to gauge the need for increased security on public transport in our city. These were their findings: 93% witnessed anti-social behaviour36% victim of anti-social behaviour80% want Public Transport Gardaí1300+ replies In light of these findings Mary said “Government…

Winter Eviction Ban

This month we passed the Eviction Ban through the Seanad. The winter months will be a time of heightened pressure for a lot of renters and I am glad to support this measure which will provide tenants with a greater sense of security over the next few months. This is one of the many steps…

Naomh Fionnbarra – New Indoor Astro Pitch

Naomh Fionnbarra held a fantastic family open day this week to officially open their new state of the art indoor Astro pitch. This is a great addition for all the club’s players, young and old. I am delighted to have been able to support the club in my own small way in collaboration with Minister…

Cost of Living Supports

Across the world we are seeing a rising cost of living. In Government Fianna Fáil have identified where the support is most needed and have worked on a number of payments and supports we believe will be a big help to you and yours this winter. Budget 2023 aims to give support to individuals and…

Bus Connects and Metrolink Information Drop-in

A big focus in Mary’s office this month has been on the Bus Connects and Metrolink schemes coming to Dublin Central. Mary and Deputy Paul McAuliffe hosted a cross constituency Information drop-in at Tolka Rovers Football Club to answer constituents’ questions and provide guidance on the submissions process. Information on Bus Connects and the changes…

Croí Cónaithe Fund for Dublin City

The Croí Cónaithe fund provides for Grants of up to €50,000 to bring vacant properties back into use in Dublin City. Since the initial launch of the fund Mary has been pushing to have the scheme extended to Dublin City. She is pleased to announce that on Tuesday alongside Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien the…

First Time Buyers Webinar with Minister Darragh O’Brien

Mary is delighted to be hosting a public webinar this coming Monday, the 21st of November with Minister for Housing Darragh O’Brien and financial advisor Paul Merriman of askpaul.ie. This webinar is aimed at First Time Buyers and will cover all the housing schemes that are currently available. This is your opportunity to have your…