Important Voting Information

Please read the following before you go to vote on Friday (especially about ensuring that your Ballot Paper is stamped correctly). When the person at the desk crosses off your name and goes to give you your Ballot Papers, please watch that they stamp them / perforate them correctly. If they forget to stamp /…

Cabra Parkside

Congratulations  to all Dublin City Council staff at Cabra Parkside Sports and Community Centre at in John Paul II Park. Cabra Parkside Community Sports Centre is a multi-functional facility serving the social and recreational life of communities within the Cabra area. Located on Ratoath Road, the centre is open seven days a week and the…

Youth Empowerment

Thanks to Minister Mary Butler for supporting Cabra for Youth and Sphere 17’s innovative and succesful Listen Project. This free youth counselling service is designed to improve young people wellbeing through one to one support. The Listen Project is a youth counselling service for young people aged 12-21 years.  It provides a safe space in…

Gaelscoil Cholaiste Mhuire

Gaelscoil Cholaiste Mhuires new school on Dominick Street is a complex and challenging site. The delay in the project is deeply dissapointing. Following Mary’s representation, an additional expert project manager has been appointed to the project. The project manager will work to ensure that the school is completed on schedule. The original timeline for completion…

Drumcondra Autism Friendly Village

A huge well done to everyone at Drumcondra Autism Friendly Village on their official launch. Mary was delighted to attend their succesful launch and hear about their plans to make Drumcondra an autism friendly village. The group is a volunteer-based initiative lead by parents of autistic children living locally. Their work will help make Drumcondra…

Drugs Committee

Mary has been appointed to the Joint Oireachtas Committee on Drugs Use by Micheál Martin. The committee will examine the the reccommendations made by the Citizens Assembly, engage with stakeholders & experts and submit a report on their findings. The Citizens’ Assembly on Drugs Use was established to consider the legislative, policy and operational changes…

Save Our Hall

Great news for the Save Our Hall campaign. Mary has been informed that the Corpus Christi Hall will be available for use by the community in the evening time. The hall and the stage will also remian unchanged. Mary will continue to work with the Save Our Hall group, the Corpus Christi Parish and the…

Sustainable Skills

The need for climate action presents us with a unqie chance to learn practical skills. The Rediscovery Centre are running a circular living programme. Project ECCO is free programmes which teaches key reuse and repair skills. The next project intake starts in September 2024. Register for Project ECCO HERE. The Rediscovery Centre is the National Centre…

English Language Classes

Mary was delighted to visit the Dublin City Intercultural Language Services free English classes at the Ballybough Community Centre.The free classes help people learn and improve their English. Classes take place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday each week. Register for the free classes HERE.

Justice for the Forgotten

50 years on from the Dublin and Monaghan bombings, grieving families are still waiting for justice and answers. The terrible bombins killed 34 people and injured over 300. Several reports have been hampered by the lack of access to original documents held by the British Government The British government must allow access by an independent,…