Dalymount Development Update

In 2015 Mary supported Dublin City Council buying Dalymount Park to save this historic football stadium. In 2019 the then Government approved funding for Dublin City Council to appoint a design team to prepare redevelopment design plans.    Dublin City Council currently aims to make an application for planning in May 2023 and hopes to commence…

Dr. Dermot Fitzpatrick

My Dad sadly passed away on March 23rd 2022. Sincere thanks to everyone who was in touch to offer sympathy to my family & I. He loved his community and was happiest working as a public servant, firstly as a Dentist, then a G.P. on the Navan Road and as a public representative. It was…

Fruit & Vegetable Market

Dublin 7’s Victorian Fruit and Vegetable Market is in one of the oldest parts of our city where the streets date back to medieval times. Last year it was included in the €121million the North Inner City Urban Regeneration Funding for Dublin. Mary asked Minister Darragh O’Brien in the Seanad to outline how he can…

Scoil Chaitríona

Mary welcomed the news from Minister Norma Foley of the approval of a new school building for Scoil Chaitríona in Glasnevin. The school building be 500 pupil Post Primary School.

Corpus Christi Church

Mary has been updated by Dublin City Council that further to her nomination form, that Corpus Christi Catholic Church, Glasnevin, has been added to the Conservation Section’s list of nominations to the Record of Protected Structures (RPS).  The current priority for the Section in relation to the RPS is the processing of more than 150…

Gaelscoil Áine

Further to Mary’s recent visit to Gaelscoil Áine she asked the Minister for Education, Norma Foley to make a statement on the proposed location for the school for September 2022. You can watch back Mary’s contribution below, and read the response from the Minister here The school is 3 years old and still expanding. Mary…

Moore Street

Mary pressed Minister for Heritage Malcolm Noonan this week on why there has been no progress on the Moore Street National Monument. Watch Mary’s contribution here. For full video watch here.

Childcare Funding

Mary welcomed the report from the Expert group on Childcare this week and the Government has accepted its recommendations. Highlights of the report include: €270Million extra funding to the sector which will help to Control fees, which have been a barrier for so many parents. Improve pay & conditions for this dedicated work force. It…

North East Inner City Progress Report

Mary attended the launch of North East Inner City 4th Annual Report in Larkin Community College. An Taoiseach Micheál Martin gave the opening address at the event launching the report. The partnership between the NEIC community, local and national government to make north inner city safe, attractive and vibrant place to live and work is…

Fruit & Vegetable Market

Dublin’s Fruit & Vegetable Market has been left idle for too long. Government has approved record funding of €121M to regenerate our North Inner City. Mary has requested an update from Dublin City Council on plans to re-open the market as a retail/culture/food space following on from her recent visit to the the market with…